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Dubai will establish an “effective foodborne disease surveillance” investigation system within the next 12 months, according to Dubai Municipality food safety specialist, Bobby Thulasi.
Out of Dubai’s total count of F&B establishments, 1,400 are still not utilising the marketing tools at their finger tips. The figures were quoted by Debra Greenwood, director of the Dubai Food Festival, DTCM, during her keynote address at The Big F&B Forum. Focussing on the importance of Dubai’s F&B scene in the international
When asked why The Big F&B Forum was important to him, Vikas Malhotra, managing director of Innovative General Trading (IGT) says: “A platform of high calibre individuals motivates everyone to step out of their silos and encourages discussions on key challenges encountered by one and all in the foodservice industry.
According to Hoshizak, a leading manufacturer of commercial kitchen and food service equipment, The Big Food and Beverage Forum allows for greater interaction and networking plus the added benefit of enhanced knowledge.
Steelite International, vice president MEAAP, Stuart Wilkinson, says that a lack of innovation and the blatant copying of ideas are the most pressing issues facing the F&B industry today.
MEIKO is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of commercial warewashing equipment. Founded as a five-man workshop in Germany in 1927, MEIKO has long since grown into a large company on the cutting edge of technology in engineering and manufacturing.
According to Marc Abadie of sharpening specialists Stay Sharp, more and more, people are looking for an unforgettable experience in F&B, and get very frustrated when they don’t meet their expectations.
As a new brand to the UAE market, Little Big Shot sees hotels and restaurants as potential retail opportunities, so the exposure offered by the Catering News ME Big F&B Forum is essential, according Paul Todd, Regional Director, Little Big Shot.
Al Rawdah (Emirates Modern Poultry Co.), part of Emirates Rawabi Group, is currently the largest producer of 100% natural fed fresh chickens and high quality processed meat products in the UAE. Located 40 kilometers from Dubai, Al Rawdah farms cover a sprawling 538 hectares with a processing capacity of over 45,000 birds daily.
Dassie is a distributor of unique, eco-friendly homeware and gifts handcrafted by artisans in the developing world.