Global Food Industries puts healthy eating on the menu

by Patrick Ryan | 19 Feb 2018

Chicken nuggets are not exactly renowned for their health benefits but it is not likely you have encountered those produced by Global Food Industries. Catering News Middle East caught up with Jacek Plewa (pictured right), Global Food Industries, who told us all about the launch of his new product at Gulfood 2018 in Dubai’s World […]

New Zealand firm doubles down on success at Gulfood 2018

by Patrick Ryan | 19 Feb 2018

The dairy product market in the Middle Eastern region has witnessed extraordinary growth in the last number of years. At the spearhead of that movement is New Zealand dairy product company Open Country. Catering News Middle East had a chat with Open Country’s CEO Steve Koekemoer (pictured right) at the event. “We have a lot […]

Gallery: Gulfood 2018 in pictures

by Patrick Ryan | 19 Feb 2018

It’s the second day of Gulfood 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre and Catering News Middle East was on the ground to capture all the action…

Anchor Food Professionals say cheese at Gulfood

by Patrick Ryan | 19 Feb 2018

Anchor Food Professionals were saying cheese, literally, at Gulfood this year as they promoted their new range of products. “We took the chance to launch our Anchor soft cream cheese two months ago.  That is one that we are demonstrating here on the stand,” said general manager – foodservice, CAMEA, Fonterra Brands Middle East. “The […]

Vive La France at Gulfood 2018

by Patrick Ryan | 19 Feb 2018

His Excellency Ludovic Pouille, the French Ambassador to the UAE, has praised Gulfood as a “strategic gateway” for French food and beverage producers exploring increased export potential across the rapidly emerging consumer markets of the Middle East, Africa and Asia. More than 70 specialist food and beverage companies, led by Business France, are participating in […]

Mum’s the word for Boecker at Gulfood 2018

by Patrick Ryan | 18 Feb 2018

Public Health company Boecker is expanding its reach to ensure that households are every bit as safe from contamination as workplaces. Speaking to Catering News Middle East at Gulfood 2018 in Dubai World Trade Centre, Abdulhadi Chalak, Country Manager of Boecker UAE said: “For the last 10 years, Boecker has always participated at the Salon Culinaire at Gulfood […]

American Dream for Farm Food at Gulfood

by Patrick Ryan | 18 Feb 2018

America is calling for Egyptian company Farm Food. The CEO of the company that specialises in frozen fruit and vegetables revealed as much to Catering News Middle East at Gulfood 2018. “Farm Food is restructuring right now, we are taking the approach that the factory now will be an FDA certified facility for the US […]

VIDEO: Irish food board turns Gulfood green

by Patrick Ryan | 18 Feb 2018

Green is a colour that has long been associated with Ireland, but Bord Bia, the Irish food board, was taking the Emerald Isle’s connection with the colour quite literally as it promoted its Origin Green programme at Gulfood. Michael Hussey, director Middle East Markets, Bord Bia was on hand to speak to Catering News Middle […]

Feature: The Personal Touch

by Patrick Ryan | 15 Feb 2018

Hotel News Middle East speaks to hoteliers across the region about how they are meeting guest expectations for a personalised service… The days of hotels being able to offer a one-size fits all service are long gone. The advent of the millennials has changed the playing field for all and sundry, hoteliers now have to […]

New DOSM appointed by Fairmont Dubai

by Patrick Ryan | 14 Feb 2018

Fairmont Dubai has announced the appointment of Valerie Vayssiere as director of sales and marketing. Valerie joins Fairmont Dubai from her most recent role as director of sales at the Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal, a position she held since June 2015. Prior to this role, she was the Director of Sales at Shangri-La […]

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