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The 2018 UAE Aeropress Championship succeeded in its effort to bring the UAE coffee community closer than ever, with regional championships taking place in every Emirate for the first time. Organised by Mokha 1450 Coffee Lounge, in conjunction with World Aeropress Championships and a wide range of sponsors, the final of the third annual UAE Aeropress Championship

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Dubai coffee lovers: listen up. The annual edition of Dubai International Coffee and Tea Festival (DICTF) is set to return later this year, and there’s up to $50,000 of prizes to be won. Competitors will battle it out between December 5 -7 in an event that tests the practical aspects of

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The Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) has revealed that its olive and olive oil product exports to the UAE are growing at a rapid pace. In 2018, Turkey’s UAE olive and olive oil exports grew from USD 1,607,260 to USD 2,870,800 signifying a growth of 79%. Over the last three decades, its production

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In a joint venture, Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC) and Crop One will co-invest US$40 million to build the world’s largest vertical farming facility near Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central. When complete, the vertical farm facility will cover 130,000 square feet, but have a production output equivalent to 900

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Hakkasan

Hakkasan Dubai: One of Dubai’s best-loved Asian restaurants is set to reopen its doors, this time at a very different location. The Pro Chef Middle East announced at the start of this month that Hakkasan Dubai had closed its doors at its Jumeirah Emirates Towers location, and this week it has

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50 Best restaurants

The eagerly awaited annual ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ awards ceremony recently took place in Bilbao, Spain, to reveal this year’s best in culinary class around the world. The sought-after list saw 23 countries across six continents honoured, culminating with Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana reclaiming the No.1 spot. Osteria Francescana, which previously

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Operation: Falafel

Popular UAE-based restaurant Operation: Falafel will expand further in to Saudi Arabia this year, a spokesperson for the company announced this week. The restaurant which describes its cuisine as “Arab street food” opened its first Saudi branch in Riyadh’s Rubeen Plaza last October, and is now planning two further venues

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Italian F&B

The Italian Trade Agency (ITA) in association with the Embassy of Italy to the UAE and the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai kicked off a two-month Italian F&B trade push this week. Dubbed “The extraordinary Italian taste campaign” the ITA has organised a series of Italian food events which will

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  Not normally thought of as a food destination, the distinctive cuisine of Nepal comes as a pleasant surprise to many drawn to the country for either its spectacular scenery or Buddhist heritage. Similar in many ways to North Indian dishes, Nepalese cuisine is different enough to intrigue and delight. Nepal's cultural

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