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17 - 21 FEBRUARY 2019 DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
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  • Gulfood: How do chefs respond to evolving consumer trends? Are menus constantly in development, in order to cater to shifting popular tastes and preferences? Silvena: Consumer trends change very fast, ...
  • 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 ...

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