More than 95% of chefs in Europe claim that butter is essential for cooking and baking, especially due to its flavour. Fragrant, textured, creamy butters in the kitchen tells a story with new uses of butter having emerged, disrupting classic recipes and defining future trends, we take a look at the origin, quality and use
Catering & Hotel News Middle East caught up with three chefs about their recent pastry trip to Singapore. To make a good dessert, the quality and consistency of the ingredients being used is of utmost importance to ensure the end product is exactly how a chef envisioned it to be and in order to achieve
The organic Italian milk brand has now launched a non-dairy line including almond milk, oat milk, rice milk, soy milk and soy for coffee lovers. The move into non-dairy is a natural evolution for Koita according to the CEO, “Everyone’s specific nutrition requirements are different and we don’t believe in a black or white solution
Adding to their product range, Koita has launched a new line of hormone free Italian cooking creams in the region. The local brand, which is known for its fresh quality and taste, has launched a new range of cooking creams, free from preservatives and made from hormone-free Italian cow’s milk. The cream contains 23% fat
Following their launch in the UAE last year, FrieslandCampina aims to go strong in 2018. Speaking to Catering News Middle East Stefan Hoonhoud, business development manager, FrieslandCampina Middle East said, “We are trying out a few new innovations but are focusing on Debic at this year’s Gulfood. “Our aim is to break into the food
Speaking on the side-lines of Gulfood last week, Invest Northern Ireland said trade to the UAE is growing year on year. “At the moment we are up by over 10% from last year in our food and beverage export and 90% in the dairy sector alone,” Karl Devlin, business development manager- Middle East and Hong
Launched earlier this month, Al Ain Plus Vitamin D aims to address Vitamin D deficiency in the UAE. “Al Ain Vitamin D has been developed through consumer insights and talking to the regulatory health authorities because 80% of the people in the UAE suffer from Vitamin D deficiency. “We try to find products that are
The French brand is highlighting dairy dessert products at the exhibition. “Elle and Vire is a premium brand for butter and cream and we also have dairy desserts that we are strongly promoting in modern trade across the region,” Alexis Jacquand, managing director, Africa and Middle East for Savencia said. “We have a few new
French dairy products are becoming increasingly popular in the Middle East among both consumers and businesses according to the French Dairy Interbranch Organisation (CNIEL). “French cream in particular is becoming popular because in the UAE, people like cakes and you need fresh cream make French cakes and the French pastry batter is very delicate too.
Deep in the Dubai desert there is a herd of 12,500 Holstein Friesian cows, producing around 350,000 litres of milk every day for Al Rawabi Dairy. With over 200 trucks, each day they supply more than 400 tonnes of high quality fresh products through almost 10,000 stores in the UAE, Oman and Qatar.