Tuesday 28 February 2017

Gulfood presents Innovation Awards

Gulfood 2017, the 22nd edition of the world’s largest annual food industry exhibition, has crowned its Innovation Awards winners at a glittering ceremony held at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai. The Innovation Awards, sponsored by Al Dahra, recognise and honour new and improved tec


Major shift needed in global food industry says expert

The global food industry needs to make fundamental shifts in its operations to advance food safety worldwide, the Global Halal Industry Platform held in Dubai has heard. The platform, organised by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Meteorogy (ESMA) and part of the education


DIFC Courts joins top table of global court excellence

Demonstrating the global standing of the DIFC Courts’ commercial judiciary, Reem Al Shihhe, chief operating officer and head of business excellence, has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the International Consortium of Court Excellence (ICCE). ICCE is a prestigio


Foundation, Bloom form workforce solutions JV

Foundation Holdings and Bloom Holding have formed a joint venture to provide workforce solutions in the critical, impactful and fast growing sectors of healthcare, education and consumer driven industry within the UAE. The joint venture aims to be a key partner, helping business owners


Coffee trends at Gulfood 2017 beverages section

More than 480 exhibitors from 40 countries are represented in the Beverages segment of the Gulfood 2017, which opened in Dubai today (Feb 26). According to market research leader Euromonitor International, which reports that consumer demand for taste, product knowledge and luxury exper


Deliveroo celebrates four years as orders jump

Deliveroo, the growing on-demand food delivery company, today celebrates four years in business with more than 800 restaurants in the UAE as its partners. Restaurant owners in Dubai and Abu Dhabi have reported a sustained growth in meal orders driven by Deliveroo that has allowed


France confirms participation in Expo 2020 Dubai

France, which gave the world one of the most enduring symbols of World Expos – the Eiffel Tower, has confirmed its commitment to Expo 2020 Dubai, joining a growing number of nations who have publicly announced their participation. The UAE and France share a history of stron


Gulfood opens showcasing the latest in food innovation

Some 5,000 exhibitors from 120 countries are showcasing their products and services at the Gulfood 2017, the 22nd edition of the world-leading food and beverage exhibition, which opened in Dubai today. His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UA


Food prices 'may go up in UAE this year'

Euler Hermes, a leading provider of trade-related credit insurance solutions, expects food prices to rise in the UAE this year. Global food prices stopped plunging in 2016, with a contained -1.5 percent drawback of the FAO Food Index. This was the lowest decrease in five consecut


UAE food prices likely to increase in 2017

The food prices in the UAE are likely to increase this year owing to the surging demand across the emirates in addition to the spillover effects from a rise in agricultural food prices in 2017, said an expert. Global food prices stopped plunging in 2016, with a contained -1.5 per

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