Trendlines Report on the F&B industry in the GCC at GRIF

Trendlines Report on the F&B industry in the GCC at GRIF

HN provides a first look at key findings from founder and CEO of Insignia Worldwide, Guarav Sinha’s session on the upcoming F&B Trendlines report on the GCC, unveiled at GRIF 2018 at the Palazzo Versace Dubai.

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts unveils seven dishes to celebrate 70 years of culinary innovation

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts unveils seven dishes to celebrate 70 years of culinary innovation

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is kick-starting 2018 with a burst of gastronomic vision and flavor as its parent company, the Mövenpick Group, celebrates seven decades of culinary excellence and innovation.   To mark the company’s 70th anniversary, its Food & Beverage Director Europe, Thomas Hollenstein, and his team of chefs,...

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Jordanian Siniora expands business

Jordanian Siniora expands business

  Jordanian Siniora Food Industries purchased a 3,500 square meter warehousing facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, at a total cost of USD 2 million, a move that is in line with Siniora’s expansion strategy in the region to focus on Gulf markets.   The company has also purchased a 11,590 m2 plot...

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Middle East and Africa to deliver ‘strongest’ growth for global F&B industry to 2021

Middle East and Africa to deliver ‘strongest’ growth for global F&B industry to 2021

  The Middle East and Africa (MEA) will deliver the strongest regional growth for the international food and beverage (F&B) industry, with Asia Pacific also holding ‘enticing’ prospects, according to the newly-released Gulfood Global Industry Outlook Report. The independent report was commissioned by Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) for the...

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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...

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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...

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City Centre Ajman opens new wing with additional retail and F&B features

City Centre Ajman opens new wing with additional retail and F&B features

Majid Al Futtaim is boosting shopping at City Centre Ajman with the launching of a new wing with top global brands and restaurants that make their debut in the emirate.   City Centre Ajman has grown from 29,000 to 55,672 square meters in size as part of the ongoing redevelopment....

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16th edition of the Semaine de la Gastronomie Française starts on October 31

16th edition of the Semaine de la Gastronomie Française starts on October 31

The Hotel Albergo Relais & Châteaux is organizing for the 16th consecutive year, the French Gastronomy Festival, under the patronage of Monsieur Bruno Foucher, French Ambassador of France in Lebanon, from October 31, till November 5, 2017 included, at the Al Dente Restaurant   During six dinners, the hotel’s restaurant...

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Maya Bekhazi Noun launches new catering concept

Maya Bekhazi Noun launches new catering concept

Lebanese entrepreneur Maya Bekhazi Noun has launched The Food Studio, a new catering concept.   “Catering has always been a complementary business for me. I did not shift from restaurants to catering as I have always done a bit of catering on the side,” she told HN.   She explained:...

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TDIC offers leasing opportunities for F&B and retail at Mamsha Al Saadiyat

TDIC offers leasing opportunities for F&B and retail at Mamsha Al Saadiyat

The Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC), master developer of major tourism, cultural and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi, announced its first retail offering in Saadiyat Cultural District as an opportunity for business investors to lease food and beverage (F&B) and retail space at Mamsha Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Island’s modern...

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