February 26, 2024

Café Barbera unveils KSA expansion at Gulfood, bringing a taste of Italy to Riyadh

Café Barbera, the iconic Italian coffee house with over 150 years of history, announced its exciting expansion into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at Gulfood 2024. This exciting entry into the Saudi Arabian market is made possible through a strategic partnership with Big Apple Sweets LLC, a prominent foodservice operator in the UAE. The first

Loryma ingredients promise enhanced breadings

Ingredients specialist Loryma has a wide range of ingredients for all types of coated products. The Lory® Crumb portfolio includes a number of extrudates in various shapes and colours for breadings. With a unique appearance and crunch, they are perfect for plant-based meat alternatives, vegetable sticks, meat and fish products, and desserts. A selection of

Gulfood, Day 4: The real business of food continues

It’s been 3 non-stop days at Gulfood, and there’s a wealth of opportunities waiting to be uncovered. Just one more day to go, Gulfood invites visitors to just walk straight into the show. Thier Gulfood Connexions app helps them to plan their visit and connect with F&B industry peers from around the world. From today

National Restaurant Association Show announces 24 Kitchen Innovation awards

The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show®, the epicenter of foodservice innovation and a showcase of emerging industry trends, is pleased to announce the 25 recipients of the 2024 Kitchen Innovations (KI) Awards. Since 2005, the KI Awards program has been renowned for its role in defining the gold standard of foodservice equipment innovations. These

Sappi bags European Carton Excellence Award 2023

Innovative tamper-proof packaging for face cream with Sappi’s Algro Design virgin fibre paperboard is among the winners. 2023 marks the 27th anniversary of the prestigious European Carton Excellence Award. At the high-profile event, which has come to symbolize excellence in the packagingindustry, the esteemed jury evaluated 100 different entries from 33 companies in 15European countries.

Gulfood 2024: Tetra Pak, Al Rabie, and Alssad Unite together targets 50m F&B packs

In recognition of the critical necessity to address food security concerns in Iraq, Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, has announced its participation in a collaborative effort with its partners, Saudi Arabian Al Rabie, and Iraqi Alssad Company, during Gulfood 2024. This strategic partnership is geared towards meeting the escalating

SaliCrop’s seed innovation bears fruits of success

Extreme weather events—heatwaves, droughts, extreme cold snaps—pose significant threats to agriculture, contributing to the phenomenon of desertification. Globally, fertile lands are increasingly being degraded, losing the ability to sustain life and grow food. AgriTech start-up SaliCrop, Ltd., has pioneered a breakthrough seed treatment to transform arid terrain into flourishing landscapes to grow food. Leveraging its

Microline: Middle East embraces Made in Italy technology

Microline, an Italian company dedicated to the design and manufacture of machinesand systems for the tissue industry and secondary packaging for over twenty years,has a strong propensity to export and expand into the global market. In one of itsmost recent job orders, the company supplied a roll packaging system to the AlMulla Group, a UAE-based

Automation and Robotics: The best innovation of Aetna Group at MODEX 2024

Aetna Group is gearing up for the new edition of Modex 2024, the reference exhibition for the manufacturing industry and supply chain which will take place from 11 to 14 March 2024 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta (USA). A highly appealing event that brings together the entire supply chain ecosystem to showcase

Vegetarians can’t get no satisfaction

The number of vegetarians satisfied with the choice of food products available to them has suffered a dramatic decline, according to the findings of new research commissioned by Ingredient Communications. The online poll of 1,000 consumers in the USA and UK1 found that the net satisfaction rate2 among vegetarians was +8%. This was a significant

AIMPLAS, the most comprehensive lab for biodegradation and compostability testing

AIMPLAS has been authorized by DIN CERTCO and BPI to perform tests thatenable businesses to obtain ecolabels certifying the composability andbiodegradability of their products.These authorizations, combined with the ones AIMPLAS obtained in 2017 and2019 from ENAC and TÜV AUSTRIA, respond to company needs on certifyingthe sustainability of their products. AIMPLAS, the Plastics Technology Centre, has

Alto-Shaam launches new demonstration kitchen in Saudi Arabia

Alto-Shaam, a global leader and innovator in the foodservice equipment industry, has announced the details of a new demo location and test kitchen in Saudi Arabia to showcase its suite of leading ‘complete kitchen’ solutions, further expanding its presence across the Middle East. The kitchen in Riyadh will be used to host regular ‘Taste of

South American Dairy Powerhouse TONADITA Lands at Gulfood 2024 in Dubai!

Get ready for a taste of South American excellence! Dairy industry leader TONADITA is thrilled to announce its participation at the upcoming Gulfood exhibition, taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from February 19 to 23, 2024. Visitors can discover TONADITA’s diverse product portfolio and connect with the company’s team at booth No. MP2-A8

Safr’Inside™, Activ’Inside’s saffron extract for stress relief

While Blue Monday is the concept of the most depressing day of the year, maybe a term invented for marketing purposes, the reality of winter blues is palpable. According to a study by the psychiatry department at the University of Glasgow involving 150,000 participants, mood decline, fatigue, and anhedonia peak during the winter months, affecting

The Pasta Awards’ grand finale on the 24th of January 2024, and the Winners are…

Torno Subito, Loren, and Café Bateel crowned at the top during the First Edition’s Final of The Pasta Awards. The 6-month quest to discover the UAE’s premier pasta destinations culminated at The Pasta Awards’ grand finale on the 24th of January 2024. The Italian Business Council, a distinguished private association operating under the umbrella of Dubai

California Almonds grabbing some of the big game spotlight

As excitement for professional football’s championship game in Las Vegas grows, so does the collaboration between Coach Prime, aka Deion Sanders, and the Almond Board of California (ABC). The partnership that began at the beginning of the college football season will now venture over to the professional game by having a strong presence leading up

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