Quality defines every aspect of Vrej Sabounjian’s endeavors and resonates throughout his Vresso Group. With five departments in Lebanon, four overseas and a workforce of approximately 150 employees, the former Minister of Industry is a committed member of the Lebanese Industrialists Association, as well as the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture. We learn more about Vresso’s activities and upcoming projects.
With extensive leadership experience in Middle Eastern food manufacturing, Edward Hamod recognized the region’s need for wholesome and locally sourced food. Fueled by a passion for food security, source diversity and Middle
Drawing upon more than two decades of experience in the FMCG sector, Roy Diab, the business manager of International Brands Incorporated (IBI), has been involved in cultivating leading brands both locally and globally. In this interview, he discusses the expansion of Holdal, particularly within the spirits’ segment.
The revisited Essentials — a collection of must-have recipes from L’École Valrhona — was launched at Sirha 2023 and will be officially introduced in the Middle East on September 14, 2023, at the SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences. Chefs from the Middle East, Africa and India will join Valrhona for an afternoon of “measured” indulgence. In addition, a digital version of the event with a live feed will be made available for Cercle V chefs who cannot attend in person.
As commercial manager for Furukawa Electric in EMEA, Diego Martin is an expert in the telecommunications market. Here, he sheds light on how Furukawa is helping hotels become digitally advanced to meet the needs of modern travelers.
The World’s Best Vineyards 2023 Top 50 list has been unveiled, showcasing exceptional vineyards around the world. Selected by over 500 wine and travel experts from across the globe, this top 50 list encompasses vineyards from five continents.
Arak is rapidly becoming the preferred spirit in bars in Lebanon and abroad. Salim Heleiwa, general manager of The Malt Gallery, explains why this popular drink is facing numerous challenges and what needs to be done to support its growth.
With its data-driven approach, Growdash is poised to assist regional restaurants to execute paid and organic growth campaigns confidently and seamlessly across online food delivery channels.
Barry Callebaut & EMF Middle East brought its Future of Indulgence On Tour campaign to the Dubai Chocolate Academy in a bid to inspire Barry Callebaut’s industrial customers on what the future holds in terms of consumer trends and chocolate indulgences.