Living history at Gulfood with Ile de France

by Patrick Ryan | 03 Feb 2018

Cheese lovers will have a taste of history with the presence of the Ile de France range at Gulfood 2018 which runs from February 18-22 in Dubai’s World Trade Centre (DWTC). The brand is named after the ship which first imported brie and camembert cheeses into the USA in 1936. The name Ile de France

Gulfood gets that French Touch with Elle & Vire

by Patrick Ryan | 03 Feb 2018

Born from a 70 year-old Norman dairy savoir-faire, Excellence cream 35.1% fat has an authentic dairy taste without sacrificing on performance, reveals a spokesperson for Elle & Vire Professionnel. “It offers consistency all year round and that is one of the reasons that the best chefs and craftsmen around the world choose it,” said a

Saudi firms set for Gulfood Manufacturing

by Patrick Ryan | 15 Oct 2017

Saudi Arabia’s leading food industry companies are gearing up for the fourth edition of Gulfood Manufacturing, running from 31 October and 2 November at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The Saudi companies aim demonstrate how regional food manufacturing firms and the global industry at large can play a significant role in the Saudi Vision 2030

Feature: All aboard for GulfHost

by Patrick Ryan | 25 Jul 2017

Trixie LohMirmand, senior vice president, exhibitions and events management, Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) answers all of our questions about the upcoming GulfHost – one of six co-located trade shows taking part at DWTC from 18 – 20 September as part of the first ever Dubai International Hospitality Week What is GulfHost and why is

Radisson Blu Deira wins big at Salon Culinaire

by Crystal Chesters | 16 Mar 2017

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek celebrated success at The Emirates Salon Culinaire (ESC), which took place at Dubai World Trade Centre in conjunction with Gulfood 2017, from 26 February – 2 March. Under the leadership of Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek director of kitchens, Chef Uwe Micheel, the team took home a total

TSSC showcases F&B division at Gulfood 2017

by Dina Maaty | 15 Mar 2017

TSSC business development manager, Rashid Bahar, speaks to Catering News about the company’s products in the F&B division, which were showcased at Gulfood 2017. What products are you showcasing at Gulfood? We are not displaying what we usually do which is kitchen equipment, we are actually displaying our food and beverage division which is usually innovative,

Japanese Wagyu exports to UAE increased 70% in 2016

by Dina Maaty | 14 Mar 2017

The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) exhibited at Gulfood 2017 with the objective of increasing awareness of Japanese products, in particular Japanese Wagyu beef. This year marks the organization’s fourth year participating at Gulfood. In 2017, 44 companies took part on the stand, compared to 27 last year. Japan’s exports to the UAE in 2016

Anchor Food Professionals showcases brand relaunch at Gulfood

by Dina Maaty | 14 Mar 2017

Fonterra general manager, Alastair Bruce, spoke with Catering News about the relaunch of the Anchor Food Professionals brand and the products the company was showcasing at Gulfood 2017. What products are you showcasing at Gulfood? This is the first time we have come to Gulfood and this year both Anchor Food Professionals and our sister company are

Coffee Planet set to expand globally

by Dina Maaty | 14 Mar 2017

UAE homegrown brand, Coffee Planet, is looking to further expand at a global level. Last year, the brand was redesigned from top to bottom and a new franchise design was launched. Gulfood 2017 was the first opportunity for Coffee Planet to showcase its new concept to a wide audience. Coffee Planet managing director, Robert Jones said: “We have

Chefs take home 86 gold medals at Emirates Salon Culinaire

by Dina Maaty | 12 Mar 2017

The Emirates Salon Culinaire (ESC) took place at Dubai World Trade Centre during Gulfood 2017, from 26 February – 2 March. A total of 86 gold medals, 161 silver medals and 280 bronze medals were awarded during the five-day event. President of the Judges, chef Otto Weibel, who has been attending the ESC since 1993, commented:

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