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Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, announced a record AED113 million in Irish dairy exports to the UAE in the first half of 2019, and an 80% increase in dairy exports from Ireland to the UAE between 2010 and 2018. The announcement comes as a cohort of Ireland’s most reputed dairy

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Expo 2020 Dubai is set to bring 192 nations and millions of visitors together for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of entertainment, culture, technology, innovation, collaboration and so much more across 173 days (October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021). Narrowing in on the show’s F&B operations in the run up, Expo

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In only two years, Ymakan has led some of the most exceptional food and beverage companies in the Middle East and Asia to achieve astonishing results. They build and maintain extensive networks, innovative products, strategic planning and advanced marketing and advertising tactics. International business partners Sarah Motwali and Vanessa Linney

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Dubai restaurants will have to offer diners filtered tap water from 2020 onwards, in a bid to cut down on plastic usage. The announcement was reportedly made by Dubai Municipality as part of the updates to the Dubai Food Code, which is set to be released next year. Amal Albedwawi, head of

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The UAE’s food and beverage (F&B) market remains vibrant, with the number of restaurants per million residents in Dubai alone ranking second only to Paris, according to global audit firm KPMG. Every 30 days, an estimated 100 new places to eat open their doors in the emirate. Official figures from

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Enterprise Singapore delves into why agri-food tech is increasingly becoming an endeavour that nations like the Gulf are turning to in order to ensure food security. As the government agency championing enterprise development in the red dot, Enterprise Singapore works with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalise. The food

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UAE-based brand development firm, Ymakan, have announced a new collaboration with PROMED Italian Food Service, in a bid to bring a unique proposition for the HORECA industry in the Middle East. This unique “one-stop Italian shop” concept offers an extensive range of selected Italian products from a one-source supplier, whereby supplies

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Local homegrown hospitality management company, JRG Dubai, has appointed Spencer Ayers as its new Managing Director. Ayers assumes the role after amassing three decades of senior-level food and beverage sector experience at the UAE’s Bateel International LLC, Le Pain Quotidien and AlShaya Group International, as well as various positions in

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