What’s brewing across the coffee market
Industry professionals update us on the latest developments on the coffee landscape, from new tech trends focused on automation and multi-functional systems to cold brews that provide a perfect alternative in sunny climes and even hot chili infused espressos.
More than meats the eye
Five experts get their teeth into the tasty topic of meat industry trends, sharing their thoughts on everything from getting creative with lesser-known cuts to the importance of careful sourcing and good animal welfare.
The human side of hospitality
Hospitality relies on the people performing the wide range of roles across the industry to keep the wheels turning, from kitchen staff and receptionists to IT experts and management. With competition among employers tough and staff turnover high, eight HR professionals share their thoughts with HN on how the sector can identify, hire and hold on to talents.
Barry Callebaut’s top chocolate trends for 2023
With retail sales of chocolate confectionery expected to reach over USD 128 billion globally by the end of 2023, we learn more about the top trends shaping the market from Barry Callebaut.
Lifting the lid on lactose-free drinks and dairy alternatives in the Middle East
To address issues surrounding lactose intolerance, milk allergies and the prevalence of hypercholesterolemia, the beverage industry is constantly seeking replacements that are healthy and profitable. Nandini Roy Choudhury, client partner of F&B at Future Market Insights, uncovers the latest developments in the dairy alternatives industry.
A different dining mindset
Enrico Clementi, managing partner and head of F&B strategy and advisory at Tribe Creators, gives us the lowdown on the evolving mindset of today’s diner.
Inside the restaurant of the future
The design of a restaurant is far more than its color palette and choice of furnishings. Design is embedded in how we interact with the spaces around us and how we feel within them. Charlotte Mindus, B2B and marketing leader at Livit, a leading design firm, guides us through the restaurant of the future.
Ramadan culinary trends around the Middle East
Four accomplishes chefs take us on a culinary tour around the Middle East, sharing Ramadan food trends and iftar essentials.
Middle East and Africa region set to return to pre-pandemic levels of business travel spend by 2024
According to Business Travel Index Outlook annual forecast and outlook (2022), the business travel segment in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is recovering more rapidly than in any other region. MEA business travel achieved 86 percent of its 2019 levels during 2022, outperforming the recovery in Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe.
Anyone for tea
Spanning a variety of aromatic ﬂavors and herbal infusions, created from leaves grown in the ancient gardens of China or Taiwanese mountains, tea is much more than a breakfast accompaniment or afternoon ritual. We asked four experts to share their thoughts on the perfect cup of tea, new trends and how the future’s shaping up for this ever-popular beverage.