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Demand for handmade cheese on the rise

by Mahak Mannan | 05 Mar 2018

Speaking with Catering News Middle East, Mickael Taillier from The Fine Cheese Co. said the market for handmade cheese has been growing. “We represent all the small cheese makers in England who make partisan cheese with their own hands from the recipe. It is very important for us to be present and be able to

Roger & Roger expands into the UAE

by Mahak Mannan | 04 Mar 2018

Having a strong hold in other GCC countries, the snack producer is now looking to break into the UAE market. Speaking on the side-lines of Gulfood 2018, Peter Traas, export manager, Roger & Roger said: “We recently introduced a few new flavours under our premium brand Rogers and see a very strong market for it

World famous marmalade company sets sights on Middle East hotels

by Patrick Ryan | 04 Mar 2018

The award-winning marmalade company Radnor Preserves has set its sights on hotels in the Middle East. That is according to company director Joanna Morgan who was speaking to Catering News Middle East at Gulfood. “We make world-famous jams and chutneys, our marmalade has won world marmalade awards and is officially the best marmalade in the

VIDEO: Greenhouse to cement position among leaders in Saudi Arabian market

by Patrick Ryan | 01 Mar 2018

Greenhouse Foodstuff Trading is making a drive to cement its position as being among the market leaders in Saudi Arabia. Daniel Chidiac, general manager, Greenhouse Foodstuff Trading, revealed to Catering News Middle East how the company has heavily invested in the emerging Saudi market and is set to reap the rewards in 2018. “We have

VIDEO: Lavazza wants to lead education drive on coffee

by Patrick Ryan | 27 Feb 2018

Italian coffee company Lavazza is determined to lead the drive to educate the GCC market on coffee. That was according to Karim Merhi, marketing manager at Lavazza, who was speaking to Catering News Middle East at Gulfood. “As a 120-year-old company we believe we have a big role to play in education, we are already

VIDEO: Northern Ireland targets hospitality sector for 2018

by Staff writer | 26 Feb 2018

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

Back to basics with FrieslandCampina Middle East

by Patrick Ryan | 25 Feb 2018

While the world goes crazy for charcoal ice cream and plant-based “dairy”, FrieslandCampina Middle East is revolutionising a kitchen staple – cream. Stefan Hoonhoud, business development manager, Friesland Campina Middle East, speaks to Patrick Ryan about the regional launch of Debic and creating a fool-proof solution for chefs. Words by Melanie Mingas Dairy, in all

Italian food export to the UAE reaches over $350 million

by Staff writer | 25 Feb 2018

More than 190 Italian companies took part in the Italian Food Lab at Gulfood this year. Displaying products from cheese, coffee and pasta to agricultural produce, Italian exhibitors at Gulfood are looking to benefit from the growing trade in the region. “According to recent reports, the food and beverage sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council

VIDEO: TSSC targets new restaurant and hotel openings before Expo 2020

by Staff writer | 25 Feb 2018

TSSC is looking to build on the growth in demand leading up to Dubai Expo 2020. Speaking on the sidelines of Gulfood 2018, Bahar said: “There are 1600 new restaurants coming to the UAE in the next year so we are looking at that and understand that Dubai Expo 2020 is around the corner too.

GALLERY: Gulfood through the lens of a camera

by Patrick Ryan | 22 Feb 2018

Gulfood shows no sign of letting up as crowds continue to flock to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) this week. The Catering News team has captured some more of the magic…









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