Now in its 9th year, SIAL Middle East 2018 aims to further strengthen its positioning as a platform to meet quality buyers in a trade business-friendly environment. The event will continue to build on an exceptionally successful 2017 edition, which attracted over 1,000 exhibitors, 19,000 unique visitors (a 16% increase over 2016) and 498 fully hosted
Trade between Italy and the Middle East reached over €900 million in professional hospitality and approximately €440 million in F&B in the first semester of 2018. An event for the region’s food, agriculture and hospitality professionals took place in Dubai last week focusing on Italian taste and lifestyle organised by Fiera Milano: HostMilano, one of
Jeddah is set to host the sixth edition of Foodex Saudi this November in which 12 Spanish and 11 Pakistani companies will showcase their products among 600 international brands from more than 32 countries in a bid to attract Saudi food importers, distributors, and investors. Veronica Puente, international director of Spanish Food and Drink Federation
Joanne Cook, Managing Director, SIAL Middle East on why they chose to sponsor the Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2018 and their upcoming plans for the year.
Celebrating 15 years of operation in the UAE, HORECA Trade started from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful foodservice distributors in the market today. Mahak Mannan caught up with the general manager, Wael Al Jamil on its achievements and learning curves over the years. HORECA Trade, a part of Bidfood, the global
French dairy products are becoming increasingly popular in the Middle East among both consumers and businesses according to the French Dairy Interbranch Organisation (CNIEL). “French cream in particular is becoming popular because in the UAE, people like cakes and you need fresh cream make French cakes and the French pastry batter is very delicate too.
Chef Middle East is launching Taste of Autumn event, a unique platform for suppliers and customers to meet and interact; discuss the latest food trends, share industry insights, taste products sourced from all over the world and find out more about Chef Middle East, the one-stop solution for all your quality food and beverage requirements.
Italian pasta brand, Barilla, has announced the launch of its bakery products, Mulino Bianco in the Middle East. The range includes savoury snacks such as tomato and oregano sfilati and olive sfilati (breadsticks), oven-baked crackers and sfoglie (puff pastries) with olives or tomato and oregano. Sweet bakery items include pastries and Italian cookie varieties such
The new Meat & Poultry sector at Gulfood 2017 has attracted 259 exhibitors from 35 countries including the biggest sector names from South America, Australia, the Far East, North America and Russia. Meat & Poultry is one of eight dedicated segments in the new sectored layout of the Gulfood exhibition, due to open its 22nd
Alexandre Pugnet, managing director of Quintessence, the newly opened UAE branch of a family-run French shellfish and crustacean business, introduces his products to the Middle East market Why did you set up Quintessence? Quintessence represents a three-generation family business savoir-faire from Brittany, a passion for great quality seafood, caught, produced and farmed with true