13-17 FEBRUARY 2022

DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

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  • Customers will also be allowed to enter the abattoirs, applying the precautionary measures for physical distancing and wearing masks. The working hours in all abattoirs during Ramadan will be from 8am ...
  • Dubai, UAE: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE has always maintained its tradition of welcoming the holy month of ‘Ramadan’ with attractive discounts & promotion campaigns and soc ...
  • “After having carefully evaluated the current economic situation, we’re investing more than AED 30 million into our 2021 campaign to allow everyone to enjoy the generous spirit of the Holy Month,” say ...
  • Only one family living in the same house can have iftar and suhoor meals together under strict rules announced in the UAE designed to prevent the spread of coronavirus throughout Ramadan. During the g ...
  • With the advent of the Holy month of Ramadan, UAE residents and visitors are advised to follow certain etiquettes and rules in line with the guidelines issued by the authorities in the country. UAE Ra ...
  • Restaurants, cafes, shisha cafes and hotels in Dubai have been directed to close by 4am during the holy month of Ramadan, which is likely to begin on Tuesday, April 13. According to the latest guideli ...
  • Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president of UAE and ruler of Dubai announced on Sunday the launch of an initiative to raise 100 million dirhams ($27.2 million) for a massive food distribu ...
  • Bord Bia/Irish Food Board was established by an act of the Irish parliament (the Dáil) in 1994. Headquartered in Dublin, it supports the national and international ambitions of Irish food, drink and h ...
  • Mikah Premium Coffee is an Italian coffee brand with its own roasting facilities. Established in 1984, it has always aimed to deliver high quality coffee. The brand took off thanks to the passion and ...
  • Beyond Meat was one of the early start-ups that popularized faux meat and now the NASDAQ New York-listed company sees as competition food giants such as JBS, the world’s biggest meat supplier that sai ...
  • The race to solve food security in the UAE, as well as the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, presents significant opportunity for startups and small businesses. That's according to the ...
  • In 2021, gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to swell to Dh373.15 billion as per the estimates of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). A steady rise in economic activity over the years has allo ...
  • During the pandemic 92 percent of people saw Dubai as the safest place in the world to conduct business meetings, Dubai Tourism Chief Helal Saeed Almarri revealed on Thursday. “The desire to do busine ...
  • Bidfood KSA, (Al Diyafa Company for Catering Services), the KSA’s leading multi-channel foodservice distributor, today announced that the company has struck another exclusive agreement with General Mi ...
  • Naif Alrajhi Investment has signed a collaboration agreement with Addmind Hospitality to open a number of concepts in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh. Known for its diversification expertise and stra ...
  • Almarai Company has announced that chief executive officer Alois Hofbauer resigned from his post earlier this month due to personal reasons. The Board of Directors has subsequently appointed Georges P ...
  • One of the most celebrated young Emirati chefs has opened a new restaurant at Dubai Mall. Khaled Al Saadi, who recently collaborated with Boca DIFC for a special Emirati menu, has opened Micro by Papp ...
  • Global ingredients players set the tone for ‘Food Production, Reinvented’ at Gulfood Manufacturing As industries across the globe go through stages of evolution, the food industry is in the midst of a ...
  • Global food sector power brand Gulfood - the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition - is raising the international industry forum bar for its 24th edition, which will run at Dubai W ...
  • 1) Eat More Healthily We’re not judging your post-holiday paunch. We’re just pointing out that 88% of consumers are willing to pay more for healthier food options. So head to Health, Wellness & Free F ...
  • Scheduled to run from 29-31 October next year, PRIME will be the MENA region’s exclusive exhibition for food and non-food FMCG product mix expansion and brand placement, connecting private label suppl ...
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  • Population and tourism growth are expected to drive food demand and consumption in the region over the next two years Food imports in the GCC are forecast to double to $53.1 billion by 2020 Over 95,00 ...
  • Retail experts have noted that shoppers in the country have become well acquainted with the consumption tax, and that sales have once again picked up after the slight slump in the beginning of the yea ...
  • Saudi appetite for organic food on the rise

    07 Sep 2018 Arabian Business
    The leading driver of this trend is health reasons (64 percent) with 49 percent of consumers believing organic food to be healthy, more natural (45 percent) and safer for consumption (44 percent) when ...
  • ABCC added that Brazil shipped 149,700 tons to the Arab states, a 15.8 per cent growth compared with the same period in 2017. This increase reflects the continuing robust trade relations between the S ...
  • According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP), the region has high demand for agricultural products as local natural conditions are unfavourable for agricultural prod ...
  • The in-depth report follows a Euromonitor International market study based on official published sources and trade surveys with local and global manufacturers, distributors, trade associations and gov ...
  • With Saudi’s domestic food producers receiving a confidence boost for their dairy, snacks, ice-cream, mineral water, tea and coffee production, a host of international suppliers are also reaping rewar ...
  • The report, commissioned to Euromonitor International, brings together macro-economics insights, consumer trends, challenges, opportunities and success cases across five major F&B sectors: Beverages, ...
  • The 2018 event promises to be bigger than all previous editions. The fully booked-out show will welcome more than 5,000 exhibitors. Spread over one million square feet exhibition space, Gulfood 2018 w ...
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  • On the one hand, online shopping is gaining ground faster than ever; PwC concluded that 29% of the Middle Eastern consumers now shop online per month (6% rise from 23% in 2013)¹ and for the first time ...
  • Food Businesses, how does your shopping list stack up? F&B growth drivers are enhancing the show floor at #Gulfood 2018
  • Following a record 2017 edition that welcomed in excess of 97,000 visitors across 1 Million square feet of exhibition space, Gulfood - the world’s largest annual food event is placing innovation at th ...
  • Here are some hard-to-gulp food facts for starters: In a world where 1 in 9 people do not have enough food*, an estimated 1.3 billion tonnes of edible food is wasted worldwide** The total volume of wa ...
  • Alpen Capital’s GCC Food Industry Report 2017 signals a steady 4.2% growth in consumption The 2017 updated edition of Alpen Capital’s GCC Food Industry Report is out, and the message is very positive ...
  • With awareness of Halal food expanding and its positioning as pure and hygienic food gaining solid ground, the sector has become fertile with opportunities globally. The latest SGIE Report (State of T ...
  • In the Middle East particularly, dates are considered the most popular local snack, and have become hugely prevalent in food preparations around the world, especially with the growing shift towards a ...
  • As the food industry keeps growing, the specialty trade exhibitions powered by Gulfood namely The Speciality Food Festival, yummex Middle East, SEAFEX Middle East, Gulfhost and Gulfood Manufacturing a ...
  • Following more than 40 years of service to the international culinary arts scene, Chef Uwe Micheel has been awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the BNC Leaders in Hospitality Awards ...
  • The UAE, under the visionary approach of its leaders, is at the forefront of innovation across business and society. With its diverse population and growing tourism rates, Dubai is one of the first pl ...
  • And while more than 5,000 exhibiting companies’ products at this year’s Gulfood are conveniently split into eight sectors dedicated to core food stuffs and commodities - Beverages; Dairy; Fats & Oils; ...
  • But with Gulfood 2018 spread across 1,000,000 million square feet of exhibition space and split into eight dedicated zones covering the industry’s biggest commodity trading sectors - Beverages; Dairy; ...
  • With cutting-edge technologies and product evolutions topping the menu at this year’s Gulfood, two of the UAE’s leading food producers claimed three notable accolades at Sunday’s Gulfood Innovation Aw ...
  • Spread across one million square feet of exhibition space, Gulfood is the world’s first major food and beverage trade event of the year and is expected to draw over 90,000 food industry professionals ...
  • Food Trade Section ZAD Federal Portal for food trade in the UAE, a subsidiary of Dubai Municipality, launched by the government of Dubai. The portal facilitates for food business operators registering ...
  • Chile eyes opportunities for bilateral trade with the UAE

    30 Sep 2018 Khaleej Times/Arabian Business
    Keen on hosting countries from all over the globe; Dubai has built its reputation as a hub for countries seeking business growth and to diversify their markets through a region booming with opportunit ...
  • Celebrating 25 Years

    09 Sep 2019
    Gulfood's 2020 theme "Rethinking Food" will be looking straight into the future and discussing why we need to change the way the food and beverage industry operates.  Growing consumer concerns about h ...

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