News & Updates

July 1, 2016

The Middle East's growing thirst for specialty coffee

The region represents 8 percent, or $6.5bn, of the $85bn spent on the drink globally and that is only growing. In the UAE, more than $544.5m was spent on coffee in 2015, a 10 percent rise on the...

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June 3, 2016

UAE F&B market to reach $13.2 billion by 2018

The UAE’s food and beverage (F&B) sector is expected to grow by around 4 per cent annually to $13.2 billion in 2018 as new outlets open and tourist numbers grow, according to a new report by KPMG...

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June 1, 2016

Al Rawabi - Freshness in every drop

All along its journey, innovation has been the cornerstone of Al Rawabi's business philosophy. "Al Rawabi was the first company to introduce milk in plastic bottles in the UAE. We started with half...

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May 24, 2016

Food and beverage sector main driver in Dubai retail openings

The report showed that Dubai still hosts the second most international brands after London. Fifty-seven per cent of international retailers have a presence in Dubai, trailing only London at 57.9...

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April 14, 2016

UAE residents third biggest food and beverage spenders globally

The Food and Beverage (F&B) report questioned 22,000 consumers across 22 markets, which showed that UAE residents spend Dhs68 per person per mall visit on average.

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March 5, 2016

Middle East travel catering market set to boom: study

The global travel catering market is estimated to rise to 17.6 billion U.S. dollars by 2020 from the current 15 billion with the Middle East being expected to hold a "significant share," according...

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