Tony Billingham promoted to group CEO of Boncafe

by Dina Maaty | 28 Feb 2016

Tony Billingham has been named group CEO, Boncafe, in the final part of the company’s restructure since its acquisition two years ago. In his new role, Tony will be based between Dubai and Singapore, leading Boncafe’s major operations and the country managers in other territories. Explaining the scope of his new role, Tony said: “We

Meraas to launch Dubai-inspired café brand

by Dina Maaty | 11 Feb 2016

Meraas will open new café, The Brass at City Walk early this year. The homegrown concept has been developed to reflect the region’s growing coffee culture, with roasts inspired by and named after Dubai neighborhoods. The City Walk location will be the first outlet for the concept, with plans for expansion throughout Dubai over the

Australia’s The Coffee Club launches fifth UAE branch

by Dina Maaty | 09 Feb 2016

Australian café chain The Coffee Club launched its fifth branch in the UAE and third in Dubai at the Golden Mile Mall on the Palm Jumeirah. A 24 carat cappuccino, which will not be a permanent feature on the menu, was offered to guests to celebrate the occasion. The Coffee Club menu will include all-day

RAW Coffee Company opens café in Umm Suqeim

by Sophia Soltani | 08 Dec 2015

Located inside Emirates Academy of Hospitality in Umm Suqeim, RAW Coffee Company has opened the doors to their first standalone café, The RAW Café.

RAW Coffee Company identified as top-performing 100 SME

by Dina Maaty | 17 Nov 2015

Founders of RAW Coffee Company, Kim Thompson and Matt Toogood were honoured to receive congratulations from Sheikh Ahmad Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammad Bin Rashid Foundation and President of the UAE National Olympic Committee, on RAW’s identification as a top-performing 100 SME in Dubai.

Cafe Nero opens three new stores in UAE

by Dina Maaty | 20 Oct 2015

Caffè Nero, the premium Italian-style coffee house brand, is expecting robust growth in the UAE with three new stores opening back to back this month.

Meet the Sponsor: Merchant Star International

by Dina Maaty | 30 Aug 2015

Merchant Star International, the exclusive distributor of Julius Meinl Coffee believes in sponsoring events such as The Big F&B Forum as it gives them the opportunity to create, develop and enhance their company’s image, prestige and credibility, according to Ali Elyaderani, managing director.

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