September 25, 2021

Month: February 2021

Cancellation of the 2021 National Restaurant Association Show

Event organizers of the National Restaurant Association Show announced the cancellation of the 2021 National Restaurant Association Show, which was scheduled to take place May 22-25 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Illinois has placed an order in effect until early June limiting gatherings to no more than 50

GFI and IBFI get ‘Great Place To Work®’ certification

UAE-based value-added food and beverage manufacturing firms Global Food Industries (GFI) and International Beverage and Filling Industries (IBFI) continue to set industry benchmarks as both companies were awarded a ‘Great Place to Work®’ certificate by the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. GFI and IBFI’s Great Place to Work® certifications were awarded following the

Logoplaste embarks on its next phase of growth

Logoplaste, a leading global designer and manufacturer of innovative and sustainable rigid plastic packaging solutions for the world’s premier FMCG brands, the other day announced that Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’) has agreed to acquire The Carlyle Group’s (NASDAQ: CG)majority stake in the company. Current Logoplaste shareholders Filipe de Botton and Alexandre Relvas

It’s IFFA time: exhibitor registration now open

Exhibitor registration for IFFA 2022 in Frankfurt am Main from 14 to 19 May 2022 opened recently. New is the expansion of the world’s leading trade fair for the meat industry to include alternative proteins. Companies planning to exhibit can still benefit from the early-booking rate until 31 March 2021. It was noticeable even at past

Beviale Moscow 2021 from 16-18 March

• Physical gathering of Russian beverage industry facilitated• High-quality supporting programme thanks to numerous partners and associations• Strict implementation of prescribed safety and hygiene measures• Beviale Moscow returns to regular schedule in 2022 Beviale Moscow will take place in the Main Stage Event Hall in Moscow from 16 to 18 March 2021. This makes Russia’s

World Latte Art Championships

Coffee stars grind it out in UAE’s first Latte Art Grading battle at Gulfood 2021 Coffee artists have been grinding it out in the Latte Art Grading Battle (LAGS) on the sidelines of Gulfood 2021, the most competitive global sourcing platform and first in-person F&B event in the past 12 months. The LAGS Battle is

‘Better-for-you’ sweet treats

The drive towards healthier choices in food and beverages has become so strong that it is even relevant to treating. Taste quality is essential to confectionery, sweet bakery, ice cream and desserts, however, formulating ‘better–for–you’ sweet treats can be challenging.  Sugar is inherent to the concept of treating and is therefore a particularly important focus for ‘better–for–you’ development. In fact, research shows that 91% of consumers

Gulfood 2021, the springboard to a successful year for F&B trade

Quality and intention of visitors to do business is a ‘major boost’ at the world’s most competitive sourcing platform, the first in-person F&B event in 12 months Gulfood 2021, the most competitive global sourcing platform and first in-person F&B event in the past 12 months has set the tone for a resurgenceof worldwide F&B trade,

Display of culinary finesse by titans

As a world-renowned pastry chef René Frank insists he has a responsibility to change the perception that a good desert must be high in sugar. Frank, head chef and co-owner of CODA, in Berlin, Germany, the world’s first dessert restaurant to receive a Michelin Star, is one of 60 titans of the culinary universe taking

Startups show the way in adapting to new F&B normal

Regional entrepreneurs leverage unique Gulfood Startup Progamme platform to share insights on sustaining success in evolving industry ecosystem ‘Gulfood Start-Up Programme’ kicks off five days of rich content delivered by 110 of the biggest names in business and food Homegrown regional startups optimised the unique platform of Gulfood 2021, the world’s safest and most competitive

Global pioneers scoop honours at Gulfood 2021

250 entries from 44 countries, ranging from sustainable packaging to healthy snacks, free-from to plant-based products, signal worldwide industry transformation following challenging 12 months Winners span Middle East, India, Eastern & Central Europe, USA, and Central America Pioneering F&B producers from eight countries spanning the Middle East, India, Eastern and Central Europe, USA and Central

Gulfood 2021 draws global power brands and F&B leaders

First live industry gathering for 12 months opens 21 February with 2,500 companies from 85 countries eager to kickstart world food trade at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) Exceptional participation from entire industry ecosystem: Ministers and national trade delegations; more than 110 of the biggest names in F&B and business delivering valuable insights and ‘new

Who’s The Next Big Food Disruptor?

Gulfood 2021 opens doors tomorrow. Year’s best-ever opportunities unlock at Gulfood 2021, 11 am, Dubai World Trade Centre. Check out the important sessions of this week: Who’s The Next Big Food Disruptor?Unique F&B launches from the most unlikely of sources. Discover the next big breakthroughs and startups challenging traditional food models. Date: Sunday, 21 Feb Timings: 11:30

Registration Opens for Sweets & Snacks Expo

The Sweets & Snacks Expo announced that registration is open for the 2021 show, taking place this year from June 23-25 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Organized by the National Confectioners Association, the Sweets & Snacks Expo is the largest show in North America representing the confectionery and snack industries. “The Sweets &

Gulfood 2021: Your Safety Is Our Top Priority

The Marketing Society Workshops at Gulfood 2021 is on 22 February, Dubai World Trade Centre. Online visitor registration only, no tickets available on-site. The free badge with AED 300 is valid until 21st February only.Get the complimentary pass here. Gulfood is the year’s first and most competitive F&B sourcing event, taking place live, in-person from 21-25 February 2021.