Contributors’ 2021 Expectations

Contributors’ 2021 Expectations

Without a shadow of a doubt, 2020 forced countless companies around the world to rethink their strategies and adapt to new norms. With this in mind, we asked a selection of our contributors what lessons they learned last year and how they foresee the business landscape in 2021.

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Something’s Brewing In Coffee

Something’s Brewing In Coffee

With a narrative now as essential as a cup and spoon, the world of coffee is changing. Nagi Morkos, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, delves into the market.

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Cloud Kitchen Trend: All Ghost, No Guest

Cloud Kitchen Trend: All Ghost, No Guest

As the global pandemic lockdown leaves restaurants, snack shops and bars temporarily out of business, the foodservice industry is racing to find off-premise alternatives to stay afloat and safeguard jobs. Nagi Morkos, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, discusses the latest trend of cloud kitchens.

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On Trend and Online: The Rise of Delivery Platforms

On Trend and Online: The Rise of Delivery Platforms

The rise of digital technologies is taking the food delivery business to a new level, drastically disrupting traditional dining habits. Nagi Morkos, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, discusses a trend that’s definitely here to stay.

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11 F&B trends in 2020

11 F&B trends in 2020

Sharpen your knives and fasten your aprons: it’s that time of the year when we look at what’s going to be on trend in the coming months. There are no major outsiders in this year’s trends – food lovers are continuing to set store by healthy eating, traceability and authenticity, alongside efficiency and creativity in their dining options. However, classic establishments, such as sushi restaurants and steak houses, are also returning to the spotlight. Nagi Morkos, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, gives us the must-know trends for next year

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Falling victim to the crisis

Falling victim to the crisis

While each Middle Eastern economy has its own problems and individual strengths, all in all, the last five years have brought a fair few challenges for most of the region’s markets. The hospitality industry is, as always, one of the first to bear the brunt of tough times. Nagi Morkos, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, analyzes the region’s turbulent times and its impact on the sector and its players

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Feasts from the East: Understanding Levantine cuisine

Feasts from the East: Understanding Levantine cuisine

Levantine cuisine ranks among the latest trends that the restaurant world is witnessing right now. However, before figuring out what’s behind its rise in popularity, the ‘Levantine’ concept itself needs clarifying. Nagi Morkos, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, explains

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F&B Funding: An appetite for growth

F&B Funding: An appetite for growth

Raising capital to fund future development is pivotal in securing the future success of a company, including food and beverage (F&B) industry players. Nagi Morkos, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, ‘shows us the money’

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