#Food

Mohammad Al Falasi AVP Emirates Flight Catering

Interview: Mohammad Al Falasi, assistant vice president, Emirates Flight Catering

Emirates Flight Catering’s AVP tells us about the company’s diversification plans including private event catering, its focus on sustainability and the growing popularity of Emirati cuisine

shahzad - the co-kitchen

Dubai’s DET unveils ‘The Co-Kitchen’, the first kitchen incubator under DBIN

The Co-Kitchen provides entrepreneurs and startups with many advantages, including a low-cost platform to launch their projects without the need for huge investments

FOOD

Top 5 ways restaurants can reduce waste and improve food safety

There are a couple of changes restaurants can implement that will not require any huge investment

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KFC operator Americana doubles UAE retail offer for IPO

The subscription periods remain unchanged and will continue until November 21, for individuals and other investors in the UAE and Saudi Arabia

Sustainable

Leveraging the power of sustainable cold chains to safeguard food security

According to recent research, approximately one third of the food produced is getting wasted which puts pressure on consumers to change their behaviour

Restaurant Review: Levantine cuisine at Awani

Home grown Levantine restaurant Awani is influenced by the Ottoman and Byzantine Empires, and infused with Armenian and Arabic cultures

Joe & The Juice

Danish café chain ‘Joe & The Juice’ launches in Dubai, opens three outlets

UAE is set to welcome ten health-conscious ‘Joe & The Juice’ stores and cafes by 2024 

Pret A Manger enters Middle East, opens first shop in Kuwait

Pret A Manger expands in Middle East, opens first shop in Kuwait

Popular UK-based food and coffee chain opens at Al Hamra Tower, in partnership with Kuwait-based franchise group One PM

Millennials are more aware of healthy eating, says Kcal founder

Millennials are more aware of healthy eating, says Kcal founders

Mark Carroll and Andreas Borgmann tells Gulf Business about how Kcal has paved the way for healthy eating in the UAE

Avli by Tashas Greek cuisine

Restaurant Reviews: Experience Greek cuisine at Avli by tashas

The food includes mezze, salads, vegan delicacies, seafood and slow-cooked meats backed by the sourcing of many ingredients directly from Greece

ADNEC rebrands and unveils new coporate identity

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company unveils new corporate identity

The new corporate identity reflects ADNEC Group’s refreshed vision and mission, as it seeks to expand both in business terms and geographically

Michelin guide abu dhabi

The first-ever Michelin Guide Abu Dhabi will debut this November

Abu Dhabi becomes the 41st destination globally for the Michelin Guide to be present in

Naji Haddad_Deliverect_Middle East General Manager

The future of cloud kitchens: Efficiency, growth, expansion and more

Customer demand for outstanding food delivered directly to their door is rising

hub

Abu Dhabi to host one of region’s largest food and healthcare storage hubs

The hub will comprise four warehouses with over 80,000m2 of capacity

Hotel Cartagena review

Restaurant Reviews: Latin flair at Hotel Cartagena

The scrumptious food, creatively-mixed drinks, decor and ambience transports guests all the way to Latin America

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IHC subsidiary Ghitha Holding reports Dhs80.6m in profit for Q2 2022, a 471% rise over last year

Ghitha reported robust numbers led by its revenue reaching Dhs576m, which shows a growth of 276 per cent from Q1 2021

La Voile Rouge

Restaurant Reviews: French Mediterranean cuisine at La Voile Rouge

La Voile Rouge presents a lavish fine dining experience that transports you to the tropical sceneries and seashore flavours of France

UAE President concludes two-day state visit to France

UAE President concludes France visit, issues joint commitment for collaboration

The two nations agreed to collaborate across various fields, including peace and stability, food and energy, economy and investment, climate change, healthcare, education, culture and space

Mastercard partners with Michelin Guide Dubai

Mastercard partners with Michelin Guide Dubai as an official sponsor

List of restaurants in the first-ever Michelin Guide Dubai 2022 was released on June 21, 2022

UAE to invest $2bn in India’s ‘food parks’

UAE announces investment of $2bn to set up food parks in India

Israel and US will bring state-of-the-art technologies and expertise to the food parks in India

Restaurant Review: Golden-hour at Hutong

Restaurant Reviews: Golden hour at Hutong

Hutong offers contemporary Chinese cuisine in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, New York and Miami

Chef's Table at Roobaru

Restaurant Reviews: Chef’s Table at Roobaru

The homegrown Indian restaurant Roobaru, is nestled near the Burj Khalifa in Downtown Dubai

Dining deals for Eid Al Adha

A round-up of Eid dining deals across the UAE

policies

UAE approves 22 policies to expedite transition to circular economy

The policies focus on four main sectors of manufacturing, food, infrastructure, and transport

lab-grown food

Could lab-grown ingredients could be the future of food?

Stakeholders are looking at ways to reduce the environmental impacts of factory farming and animal agriculture

Food

Food companies falling short of carbon-cutting goal, study finds

A report by AlixPartners found that food and beverage manufacturers, suppliers and retailers may manage to reduce emissions by 29 per cent by 2030

US inflation

Oil extends losses as investors weigh US inflation, China demand

US inflation accelerated to a fresh 40-year high last month, raising the likelihood of more aggressive interest-rate hikes from the Federal Reserve

The Restaurant

Review: The Restaurant and Marea

Two Italian restaurants showcase fine Mediterranean fare with twists on the classics

Giving up meat? A vegetarian-only food app launches in Dubai

Yalla Veggie offers a selection of green restaurants, supermarkets, organic stores, bakeries and ethical startups

saudi coffee

Sovereign wealth fund PIF launches Saudi Coffee Company

Domestic annual Saudi coffee consumption is forecast to reach 28,700 tons by 2026