Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival to host two new barista championships

Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival to host two new barista championships

The Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival (DICTF), is raising the stakes this year by featuring the new and exciting Dubai International Coffee Championships with winners getting a chance to take home part of the prize pool of USD 25,000, the largest in the history of barista competitions across the...

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Ksara’s GM Dikran Ghazal talks strategy

Ksara’s GM Dikran Ghazal talks strategy

  A Toast to an Ancient Art In an interview with Ksara’s new general manager, Dikran Ghazal, HN discussed how far the company has come since inception, where it stands in terms of market share/exports, the strategies it employs and its tactics for catering to Millennials As the country’s oldest...

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The rise of the mighty espresso

The rise of the mighty espresso

ESPRESSO WARS Although Lebanese coffee remains king in Lebanon, the industry’s players have diversified their offerings in the last 20 years by introducing the emblematic espresso shot in a bid to increase their brand visibility, boost profit margins and adapt to a fast-changing society. Nagi Morkos, managing partner of Hodema...

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