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Jennifer Pettinger-Haines, Managing Director Middle East at Bench Events and Co-Founder of GRIF Society, discusses how Dubai’s F&B landscape is increasingly holding its own on the global scene. With London’s dynamic restaurant scene widely regarded as a leader in the global food and beverage industry, I was fascinated to hear that

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Lick, an innovative frozen yogurt brand made with 100% yogurt, is now available to the UAE food service industry through Ymakan FZ LLC. The Ymakan team has partnered with leading Singaporean food service distributor, Foodxservices Inc Pte Ltd, to bring the UK-born brand to the Emirates, after Lick saw huge success

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Saudi restaurants have been instructed to display the calorie content of each item on their menu, following a new directive from the Kingdom’s food authority. The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) announced the initiative on January 1, in partnership with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and the Consumer

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Abdul Kader Saadi, founder and managing director of Glee Hospitality Solutions shares his thoughts on Dubai’s F&B scene and explores ways in which restauranteurs could boost business. Tell us a little bit about Glee Hospitality Solutions and the services you offer… Glee Hospitality Solutions specialises in the food and beverage sector. We

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The demand for organic foods in the UAE is on an upward trajectory, with 38% of consumers purchasing more organic produce in the last 12 months compared to the previous year, according to a new survey conducted by YouGov. Commissioned by Arla Foods, the world’s largest manufacturer of organic dairy products,

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Global leading manufacturer of malt-based ingredients is now exporting to the UAE and wider Middle East. Scottish-based company PureMalt Ltd, which has a heritage that traces back over 800 years, recently signed an exclusive partnership with Dubai-based specialist F&B company Ymakan, that will allow Middle Eastern manufacturers and chefs to create

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Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be taking centre stage at Gulfhost and the Specialty Food Festival with 2 large pavilions, exhibiting products of over 40 companies. Top industrial catering and hospitality companies from France will be showcasing their premium ranges of food

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Following a successful 2017 edition, GulfHost - the hospitality equipment sourcing expo for the Middle East, Africa and Asia – returns to Dubai in October with new dedicated zones for Gelato & Bakery, Café & Bar and HORECA.   The 2018 edition, which will run at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from

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