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Radisson Blu Deira wins big at Salon Culinaire

by Crystal Chesters | 16 Mar 2017

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek celebrated success at The Emirates Salon Culinaire (ESC), which took place at Dubai World Trade Centre in conjunction with Gulfood 2017, from 26 February – 2 March. Under the leadership of Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek director of kitchens, Chef Uwe Micheel, the team took home a total […]

British pub, Jekyll & Hyde to open in Dubai

by Staff writer | 16 Mar 2017

British gastropub, Jekyll & Hyde Public House, is due to open at the end of March in Dubai. Located on the mezzanine level of Al Fattan Currency House in DIFC, the homegrown concept is from 4-front, the management company behind The Scene restaurant by Simon Rimmer and La Cala beach bar. It will offer beverages, home cooked British dishes, […]

Dukes Dubai launches Great British Restaurant

by Crystal Chesters | 16 Mar 2017

Dukes Dubai on Palm Jumeirah, which is set to open later this month, has launched its signature dining outlet, Great British Restaurant. The venue serves British food including cod and chips, Lancashire Hot Pot, Colchester oysters and Dover sole, and for dessert, jam roly poly and walnut whip are on offer. Abdulla Bin Sulayem, CEO, […]

French F&B exports to UAE more than double in six years

by Staff writer | 15 Mar 2017

Miryem Oukas Messidi, head of communications of Business France UAE, speaks to Catering News about the importance of the Middle East as an export market for French produce. What products is France showcasing at Gulfood? Well first, we have been a long time partner of the Gulfood exhibition since 1997 when France participated for the first time. This […]

TSSC showcases F&B division at Gulfood 2017

by Staff writer | 15 Mar 2017

TSSC business development manager, Rashid Bahar, speaks to Catering News about the company’s products in the F&B division, which were showcased at Gulfood 2017. What products are you showcasing at Gulfood? We are not displaying what we usually do which is kitchen equipment, we are actually displaying our food and beverage division which is usually innovative, […]

Fabbri Gelato introduces halal and vegan products

by Staff writer | 14 Mar 2017

Fabbri Gelato, the 112-year-old Italian gelato and pastry arm of Fabbri 1905, exhibited halal and vegan products at Gulfood 2017.  Speaking to Catering News at the exhibition, Fabbri CEO, Nicola Fabbri, said: “All our ingredients are modern and natural, they not only taste good but they are also good for your body and your way of […]

Japanese Wagyu exports to UAE increased 70% in 2016

by Staff writer | 14 Mar 2017

The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) exhibited at Gulfood 2017 with the objective of increasing awareness of Japanese products, in particular Japanese Wagyu beef. This year marks the organization’s fourth year participating at Gulfood. In 2017, 44 companies took part on the stand, compared to 27 last year. Japan’s exports to the UAE in 2016 […]

Anchor Food Professionals showcases brand relaunch at Gulfood

by Staff writer | 14 Mar 2017

Fonterra general manager, Alastair Bruce, spoke with Catering News about the relaunch of the Anchor Food Professionals brand and the products the company was showcasing at Gulfood 2017. What products are you showcasing at Gulfood? This is the first time we have come to Gulfood and this year both Anchor Food Professionals and our sister company are […]

Coffee Planet set to expand globally

by Staff writer | 14 Mar 2017

UAE homegrown brand, Coffee Planet, is looking to further expand at a global level. Last year, the brand was redesigned from top to bottom and a new franchise design was launched. Gulfood 2017 was the first opportunity for Coffee Planet to showcase its new concept to a wide audience. Coffee Planet managing director, Robert Jones said: “We have […]

Third Vendor Show another success for Chef Middle East

by Crystal Chesters | 14 Mar 2017

Chef Middle East’s Vendor Show offered a day of live cooking demonstrations and tasting sessions giving F&B professionals the opportunity to network and find out more about Chef Middle East’s products and brands. Chef Middle East hosted the third edition of its highly successful Vendor Show on Tuesday 21 February at Prego’s restaurant in Media […]









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