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VIDEO: Sahara Tea launches in the UAE

by Mahak Mannan | 01 Mar 2018

The Canada based premium tea brand has signed a partnership with Ritz Carlton DIFC. Speaking with Catering News Middle East at Gulfood 2018, Yvonne Robertson, president, Sahara Tea said: “Our speciality is blending natural and wellness ingredients to create a tea that will benefit the body and that is what we are showcasing at Gulfood

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

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.

VIDEO: Super foods is the next step for Peru

by Staff writer | 22 Feb 2018

After growing 69% in food trade to the UAE in 2017, Peru aims to achieve more than 100% growth this year. Speaking to Catering News Middle East on the side-lines of Gulfood 2018, Alvaro Silva-Santisteban, director, Peru Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism said: “Last year we did not just meet our monthly targets but

VIDEO: The sky is the limit says Angelo Po after Marmon deal

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Feb 2018

Catering industry system supplier Angelo Po is confident that its recent acquisition by the Marmon group is only going to help drive the company onto bigger and better things. Giorgio Pignataro, regional manager Middle East Angelo Po, made the claim to Catering News Middle East on the floor of Gulfood 2018 at Dubai World Trade

VIDEO: New pizza oven is game changer for industry says Moretti Forni

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Feb 2018

It’s hardly a surprise to find someone telling you how great their product is but Moretti Forni’s new oven, which can make a pizza in one minute, certainly caught the imagination at Gulfood. Alessandro Oliva spoke to Catering News Middle East about how he is confident that his company’s latest oven will be a resounding success on

VIDEO: Supple Tek sets targets on market domination

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Feb 2018

Indian-based Supple Tek Industries is not only confident its new basmati rice line, Zeeba, will be a success – the company is going as far as planning on becoming the leading name in the region by 2020. “We are the largest exporter of basmati rice with more than 500,000 tonne of rice being exported by

VIDEO: Agthia group is Vitamin D strong in the region

by Staff writer | 20 Feb 2018

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

VIDEO: Coffee Planet brews up for success in the UK and Saudi Arabia

by Patrick Ryan | 20 Feb 2018

UAE firm Coffee Planet is bucking the international trend and expanding into the UK market. Robert Jones, managing director Coffee Planet, made the announcement in an exclusive one-to-one interview with Catering News Middle at Gulfood 2018. “We will  soon be opening our first store in the UK in the next few months, that will be the









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