#Food and Beverages

Agthia Group posts 6.6% first-half profit rise to Dhs144m

Agthia Group posts 6.6% increase in first-half profit to Dhs144m

The group’s revenues in the six months to June 30 surged by 10.3 per cent year-on-year to Dhs2.2bn

Social distrikt - Hassan Ballout

Interview: Hassan Ballout shares Limestone Lab’s ambitious plans for Social Distrikt

In the GCC, Social Distrikt is looking to expand to Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Morocco, says the CEO and co-founder of the company

Why is franchising beneficial for business expansion?

Why is franchising beneficial for business expansion?

Walid Hajj, co-founder and CEO of Lavoya Group, shares how his company has franchised some of the fastest-growing global F&B brands and brought them to the UAE

Restaurant Review: Charm Thai

Charm Thai is well-known for its contemporary dishes that seamlessly fuse traditional ingredients, delicate flavours and complex thai spices

Faces to watch 2022

Promising faces to watch in 2022

We look at three enterprising Arab business leaders making their presence in sectors such as technology, food and beverages and consultancy services

Khalifa Fund, UAE FBMG launch second edition of F&B Innovation Lab

The programme will incubate the entrepreneurs with the most viable and scalable food and beverage concepts, rooted in sustainability and health

Saudi’s Shrimp Nation plans UAE expansion with Dhs10m investment

The seafood restaurant chain has 18 branches in Saudi Arabia and plans to open more across the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Jordan and Egypt

Agthia’s shareholders approve 8.25% cash dividend for H2 2021

The total dividends announced by Agthia for 2021 amounted to Dhs130.6m, reflecting a 9.9 per cent rise over the previous year