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Cherry Rocher aims to build strong Gulf Market

by Dina Maaty | 21 Feb 2018

After exporting their first shipment to the region last year, the French syrup brand is looking to fill the gap of quality competition. “There are a few key players in the region, some of them are French and have been dealing here for quite some years,” Cyrille Guegaden, export manager North Europe, Asia, Pacific for

Gallery: Party time for Valrhona and Boiron

by Patrick Ryan | 21 Feb 2018

It was party time at The Address Boulevard on Monday night as Valrhona, Chef Middle East and Boiron hosted their annual party…

VIDEO: Agthia group is Vitamin D strong in the region

by Dina Maaty | 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

Elle and Vire launch new French pattisiers at Gulfood 2018

by Dina Maaty | 20 Feb 2018

The French brand is highlighting dairy dessert products at the exhibition. “Elle and Vire is a premium brand for butter and cream and we also have dairy desserts that we are strongly promoting in modern trade across the region,” Alexis Jacquand, managing director, Africa and Middle East for Savencia said. “We have a few new

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

VIDEO: Valrhona provides fruity offering at Gulfood

by Patrick Ryan | 20 Feb 2018

Valrhona is a company that is renowned for its innovation and that was again the case at Gulfood 2018. Catering News Middle East caught up with Zeyneb Larabi, business unit manager Valrhona, who was only to happy to reveal the company’s latest product. “Valrhona’s expert chocolate making skills allow us to transform cocoa into chocolate, but

VIDEO: Public health experts Boecker stand out at Gulfood

by Patrick Ryan | 20 Feb 2018

Public Health company Boecker is the exclusive Hygiene Jury at Gulfood 2018. Speaking to Catering News at Gulfood 2018 in Dubai World Trade Centre, Abdulhadi Chalak, (pictured right), country manager of Boecker UAE said: “For the last 10 years, Boecker has always participated at the Salon Culinaire at Gulfood as the exclusive hygiene jury in collaboration with the

Hamdard Laboratories launches RoohAfza in the UAE

by Dina Maaty | 20 Feb 2018

The FMCG company announced the introduction of their flagship product at Gulfood 2018. The launch marks the brand’s first outing in the UAE, with more products to follow including Safi, a skin cleanser and blood purifier. Roghan Badam Shirin, Joshina, Sualin, Cinkara tonic and additional Unani products will also be launched over a period of

VIDEO: Food export from Chile on the rise

by Dina Maaty | 19 Feb 2018

With food export on the rise logistic services between Chile and the Middle East needs to be addressed too. Over the past year, trade between the two countries has been going strong and is expected to increase further in 2018, according to Alejandro Buvinic, director, ProChile. “We have increased about 50% over all in terms

VIDEO: 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, general manager, Global Food Industries, who told us all about the launch of his new product at Gulfood 2018 in Dubai’s World









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