What’s hot in food for 2018?

What’s hot in food for 2018?

Food innovation is running at an all-time high and the Specialty Food Associatio’s Trendspotter Panel has named what they believe will be hot trends in 2018. The panel draws perspectives from retail, foodservice, strategic marketing, and culinary education, and includes Ken Blanchette, FreshDirect; Jonathan Deutsch, Drexel University; Kara Nielsen, CCD Innovation; Perla Nieves and Alysis Vasquez,...

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5 things to keep in mind in 2018 when it comes to restaurants consumers

5 things to keep in mind in 2018 when it comes to restaurants consumers

  According to Aaron Allen & Associates, a leading global restaurant industry consultancy specializing in growth strategy, marketing, branding, and commercial due diligence for emerging restaurant chains and prestigious private equity firms, five trends will be seen in 2018 when it comes to restaurants’ digital consumers. These sum up in...

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Convoy of electric vehicles to take part in road trip across the UAE and Oman

Convoy of electric vehicles to take part in road trip across the UAE and Oman

The Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) will return next month for an epic, 1,217-kilometre, nine-day road trip across the UAE and Oman – all without using a single drop of petrol. After the success of last year’s road trip across the UAE, the 2018 edition of the EVRT has been...

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SIAL Middle East to host over 12,000 meetings for world food experts

SIAL Middle East to host over 12,000 meetings for world food experts

The eighth edition of SIAL Middle East, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industries, opens today (Tuesday 12 December) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of...

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2018 will be a foodie adventure said Booking.com Research

2018 will be a foodie adventure said Booking.com Research

Travelers’ appetite for a foodie adventure will be even bigger in 2018 with four in 10 travelers (41 percent) planning to incorporate new food and drink destinations into their travel plans next year (compared to 29 percent in 2017). Booking.com, the global leader in connecting people with the widest selection of...

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Staycations growing trendier in Middle East

Staycations growing trendier in Middle East

Traveler habits are evolving and as annual leave periods become more and more fragmented, vacationers from the Middle East region are travelling intra-regionally or internationally more often and for shorter periods of time. Travelers from the region are also growing more budget conscious as they shop on-line for better and...

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The 40th HostMilano launched on October 20

The 40th HostMilano launched on October 20

Organized by Fiera Milano, HostMilano – the world-leading tradeshow in the sector which is now on its 40th edition, returned from October 20 until 24. The HostMilano sector is growing strong and in constant evolution. In 2016, the worldwide production of machinery, equipment and accessories for the catering, baking, patisserie...

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Tech becomes a key ingredient for today’s F&B industry

Tech becomes a key ingredient for today’s F&B industry

With 77 per cent smartphone penetration across the GCC, the emergence of a new digital customer has put pressure on the food and beverage sector to stay relevant and for outlets to keep a competitive edge. “Technology is changing the way restaurants interact with their customers, with apps impacting operators’...

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Host 2017 and MET Bocconi unveil the hospitality of the future

Host 2017 and MET Bocconi unveil the hospitality of the future

An authentic ambassador of Italian lifestyle based on all things beautiful, made well, and good, and values of authenticity and respect for tradition. It’s the key role of Italian hospitality that emerges from the research, Ristorazione, lusso e territorio: Drivers dell’Italian way of living (Foodservice, luxury, and the territory: Drivers...

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BUSINESS EYE ON SHANGHAI

5 questions to Boecker® Public Health CEO Michel Bayoud As the leading public health service provider in the Middle East, Boecker has long been a pioneer in the pest control industry, both across the region and further afield. In July, the firm participated in the International Conference on Urban Pests...

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