Valrhona: 100 years of visionary creativity and commitment

Valrhona: 100 years of visionary creativity and commitment

Throughout the year, Valrhona has been hosting the Food Forward Festival in eight cities around the world, bringing together chefs and talents to create a unique themed menu for each city. The festival, in partnership with GRAND CUISINE and GELINAZ, has celebrated Valrhona’s 100 years of inspiration, creativity and ethical gastronomy. 

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Nespresso teams up with Pierre Hermé for a limited-edition festive coffee collection

Nespresso teams up with Pierre Hermé for a limited-edition festive coffee collection

Nespresso and world-renowned pastry chef and chocolatier Pierre Hermé have released a capsule collection to kick off the festive season. The exclusive coffees and confectioneries are a celebration of refined tastes and indulgence, representing the best of the best across gustatory pleasures.

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The Middle East on the world’s coffee map

The Middle East on the world’s coffee map

With coffee embedded in local cultures across the Middle East, it should come as no surprise that coffee shops are increasing in number throughout the region. Nandini Roy Choudhury, client partner of F&B at Future Market Insights, reveals the latest developments in the industry, including new brands that are emerging on the coffee scene.

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Coffee break with Sucafina

Coffee break with Sucafina

Imad El Karkafy, senior trader at Sucafina, discusses coffee trends, the technology impacting the industry and Sucafina’s sustainability pledge.

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Alcohol-free sparkling wine French Bloom debuts in the Middle East

Alcohol-free sparkling wine French Bloom debuts in the Middle East

Launched at the end of 2021, French Bloom has managed to position itself as a market leader in the super premium 0.0 percent alcohol sparkling wine category.

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10 coffee trends to watch in 2022

10 coffee trends to watch in 2022

Over 2.5 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide daily, with volumes second only to water consumption. Christian Salloum, founder and managing director of BrandPortunity Hospitality Consultancy, outlines the trends disrupting the coffee industry and what consumers are looking for.

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Tetra Pak to establish a specialized plant-based factory in the UAE

Tetra Pak to establish a specialized plant-based factory in the UAE

According to a Tetra Pak study, plant-based food market will be worth USD 34.5 billion by 2032 due to rapid change in consumption habits.

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The Chefs’ Warehouse announces the acquisition of Chef Middle East

The Chefs’ Warehouse announces the acquisition of Chef Middle East

The Chefs’ Warehouse, a premier distributor of specialty food products in North America, has acquired Chef Middle East, a specialty food distributor with operations in the UAE, Qatar and Oman, from Gulf Capital, a leading alternative asset management firm in the Gulf and Southeast Asia.  

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Tackling waste management in hotels and restaurants with Luminescenza

Tackling waste management in hotels and restaurants with Luminescenza

With over a decade of experience in helping foodservice clients achieve optimal efficiency, Georges Haddad, owner of Luminescenza, talks about waste management and why it matters.

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A Victorian encounter with Anood Ahmad Ali Al Efaishat 

A Victorian encounter with Anood Ahmad Ali Al Efaishat 

Anood Ahmad Ali Al Efaishat, shop owner and manager of Victorian chocolate, believes that every occasion should be celebrated in style. Here, we to find out about her leading gourmet chocolate concept, the pastry scene in Jordan and what’s on the horizon.

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