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Managing Editor Matt Matthews Associate Editors Jessie Jorge Megha Mary Matt Graphic Designer Aleena Susan John Production Manager Abdul Shareef Contributors Neville J. Chandler P.K. James Shakeeb Kolakadan Registered Office Matt Media International Ltd. 12 Gateway Mews, London N11 2UT, UK E-mail: gulfag@emirates.net.ae Web site: www.foodbusinessgulf.com

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to our readers in our four comprehensive issues in a year. It is circulated through out Middle East region and world wide in addition to the extra distribution at various food, catering & hotel events, fresh and perishable shows. The magazine provides editorial coverage on a wide range of topics which are of interest to industry professionals. Food Business Gulf & Middle East is a sister publication of Gulf Agriculture. Printed & published by Matt Media© Intl. Ltd.(U.K.) 2018

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KSA and UAE register largest online search increase for seafood, placing it in pole position of food protein searches Online search volumes during the last three years have revealed a strong demand for seafood across the Gulf region, according to recent data by SEMrush, the leading online digital marketing suite. Results show that the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia both witnessed giant increases in online search for the term “seafood” compared to three years ago, making seafood the fastest growing food protein being searched for online in the GCC. The KSA's online search for this term led the region's growth, registering an 820 per cent increase, while UAE searches for the same increased 170 per cent. The revelation was based on data compiled by SEMrush's digital marketing tools that covered search volume for food protein terms

like fish, beef, chicken, lamb and seafood between 2015 and 2018. During the same period in the UAE search terms beef, chicken and lamb all grew by 50 per cent. As for Saudi Arabia in the same period, lamb and chicken registered 22 per cent growth and beef 125 per cent. “As marketers analyse such increases in search trends in the GCC, they can start to understand the scale of the business opportunity and target the right markets. Simultaneously, such online data will make the seafood industry aware of the need for sustainable approaches to harvesting the sea, which is estimated to be worth $300 million annually in the GCC,” commented Adam Zeidan, Corporate Communications Manager for MENA region at SEMrush. Numerous reports on GCC fish consumption have been published by bodies like the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO) that complement the

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Ireland’s dairy industry. Your sustainable source. Origin Green, Ireland’s national food and drink sustainability programme is our commitment to a safe, secure food supply far into the future. Central to Origin Green, is the Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme (SDAS), the first national dairy sustainability scheme of its kind, an independently audited and internationally accredited programme. Ireland’s temperate climate, abundant rainfall and tradition of family farming have resulted in a grass-fed system with cows grazing outdoors for the majority of the year. Ireland’s dairy farmers participate in the SDAS programme, where consistent audits and continuous improvement ensure a sustainable supply of quality milk. Visit the Origin Green Ireland stand (Hall 5) at Gulfood Manufacturing, Dubai, to find out more.

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trend seen in GCC online search related to this sector. UNFAO estimates put the GCC's per capita average consumption of meat at between 6070 kilograms a year, with fish consumption between 10-20 kgs. “On the surface it appears that meat is much more preferred than seafood, however we should also factor in that GCC demand for seafood is higher than supply,� Zeidan added. The UN body also estimated that the GCC fishing industry produces 392,000 tonnes of fish per year. Compare this figure with the forecast that by 2030, fish consumption in the UAE alone is predicted to cross the 900,000tonne barrier GCC's demand for fresh fish products from local, regional and global fish suppliers is expected to grow by eight per cent annually until 2030.

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Univar and Kerry Ingredients & Flavours Launch Taste Agreement Univar Inc. a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced recently that its wholly owned subsidiary, Univar B.V., has reached an agreement with Kerry Ingredients & Flavours to distribute its taste portfolio in the UK, Ireland, Spain and Portugal. As an internationally recognized and trusted brand, Kerry provides the largest, most innovative portfolio of taste and nutrition technologies, systems and functional ingredients. "Working with Kerry marks the first time Univar has aligned our highly functional taste portfolio to be provided by a European manufacturer," said Simon Atkins, Univar's food ingredients industry director, EMEA. "With

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Well-balanced sweetness. Customized solutions. And delicious. At ADM, we know what it means to balance taste, calorie and labeling needs. So we leverage practical and technical know-how to help you do just that, providing deep consumer understanding and an unparalleled portfolio of on-trend and innovative sweetening solutions. Learn more at wildflavors.com and adm.com

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Kerry's brand recognition in a number of product markets, their portfolio enables us to further enhance our 'taste solutions' offering for all food manufacturing sectors." Since commissioning its first dairy and ingredients plant in Listowel, Ireland, in 1972, Kerry has grown to become the industry's leading provider of technology-based ingredients and solutions for all sectors of the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets. "Our products are used to provide signature taste and improved nutrition in some of the world's favourite consumer foods, across all food and beverage categories," said Bruce Clague, general manager, Kerry Taste & Nutrition UK & IRL. "Working with Univar will enable us to access a larger marketplace than we currently cater to and we are confident that Univar's reach and know-how will be an important asset for us in this regard." In today's rapidly changing food industry, keeping up with food trends like "free-from" and the consumer demand for transparency and

safety, Univar recognizes the need to be at the forefront of innovation. Univar's team of highly experienced experts offer a competitive advantage by providing extensive research and product development for customers. Additionally, Univar offers in-depth food market knowledge and understanding by helping customers achieve the latest food innovations to meet increasing demand. Most of all, Univar understands the importance of food safety and is committed to reducing environmental impact with more sustainable options.

USD 514 million worth of Brazilian beef exported to Arab region The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) said that Brazil exported USD 514 million worth of beef during this year's first seven months compared with the same period in 2017, ABCC added that Brazil shipped 149,700 tons to the Arab states, a 15.8 per cent growth from last year's first seven

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TIME Hotels appoints executive chef to oversee two new F&B outlets TIME Hotels, the UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, has enhanced its culinary offering with the appointment of a new executive chef and the opening of two new F&B outlets, Pranzo and Mugs & Munch. Hailing from south Florida in the USA, chef Adam Schorr joins TIME Oak Hotel & Suites with over 20 years' experience working across various styles of cuisine, including farm to table, American, French, Italian, Mediterranean and Asian. He marked his recent arrival in spectacular

fashion with the opening of two new F&B outlets - Pranzo, a Mediterranean and pizza eatery and Mugs & Munch, a pastry café and lobby lounge. Overseeing all day-to-day operations in the kitchen, Chef Adam will work to develop flavoursome recipes and innovative menus as well as sourcing high-quality local food produce, training and hiring kitchen staff and maintaining an inventory of all food supplies. Commenting on his appointment, chef Adam, said: “I'm incredibly excited to start this new chapter in my career, working in Dubai for the first time.

Coconut - the Natural alternative ingredient in Food & Beverage Today most millennials have a jar of coconut oil in their fridge which they use for every day cooking alongside olive oil. When it comes to perceived healthy attributes, 51% of today's consumers view coconut oil as healthy, with around 25% now avoiding products containing

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palm oil and butter and many opting for products replacing it with coconut oil instead. For instance, some in-house supermarket bakeries are now using coconut oil instead of palm oil, particularly when it comes to creating the sweeter fillings in donuts and cakes. Coconut is high in healthy saturated fats which supply a rapid energy boost and can boost fat burning. They also raise the good HDL cholesterol in the blood which leads to fewer furred up arteries and so reduces the risk of heart disease. Studies based on those living in the South Pacific, who have a diet based on coconut, were found to be in excellent health, with very low rates of heart disease. Coconut can be classified as a superfood as it contains fatty acids with medium chain triglycerides which go to the liver and are used as a quick energy boost or become Alzheimerpreventing Ketones. One study found that 1530 grams of medium chain triglycerides per day increased 24-hour energy expenditure by 5%, totalling about 120 calories per day.

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Fresh coconut flesh also has antioxidant properties and is said to have antiinflammatory healing properties. Carbon-rich lauric acid makes up around 50% of the fats in coconut oil and when eaten this forms the substance monolaurin, known to kills bacteria, viruses and fungi. Recent product launches include Plantbased Keralan Veg Pots by Bol Foods, available from Tesco, Obrigado coconut water, Rachel's coconut rice and Coco Garden canned drinks with nata de coco. Unilever has introduced a coconut and almond spread for its Flora brand and Del Monte is serving fresh coconut strips in its Hawaiian tray packaged, ready to eat snack. The use of coconut in ice-cream and ice cream alternative, such as in Nadamoo, has been substantial, as coconut milk provides the right creamy consistency with all the requisite health credentials. Coffee too has been enlisting coconut's health halo with Coco Nespresso by Nestle. Other contemporary

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drinks include Coco Joy, Broken Head coconut milk, Koh coconut from Ireland, Mokoko coconut milk and organic DrinkBruce coconut. A winner in the Gulfood awards this year was Coco Aloha with its 100% vegan coconut milk in Cappuccino and Kakao (chocolate) flavours. Sold in ready to go cups with seals the drinks naturally contain vitamins C, B vitamins, potassium, sodium, anti-viral lauric acid and said by the manufacturers to be 'easy to digest while comfortably filling you up'.

Discover Flooring for Global F&B Developments at Gulfood Flowcrete will be showcasing its ability to supply world-leading hygienic food industry flooring to projects around the world at this year's Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition, taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 6-8th November. With suppliers in every corner of the world, Flowcrete understands how contemporary food and beverage businesses are globally active,

often needing to have processing, production and logistics operations straddling many geographical regions. The resin flooring manufacturer Flowcrete, which is represented in the Middle East by StonCor, is able to provide the largest and most complex food processing facilities with ultrahygienic floors that have passed the most rigorous industry testing. With resin flooring experts from around the world on hand, attendees to Gulfood Manufacuring 2018 will be able to talk about high-performance resin solutions, including the antibacterial, HACCP International certified, ISO 22196 compliant polyurethane flooring range Flowfresh. Having been used in some of the world's most well-known food and beverage facilities to date, including Coca-Cola, Heineken and Unilever, Flowfresh has been providing sanitary, safe and reliable flooring underfoot for over a decade. The Flowfresh range has been designed to

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rise to the challenges presented within the food and beverage industry, such as spillages of corrosive chemicals as well as heavy foot traffic, impacts, abrasions from wheeled machinery, forklift trucks, point loading and more. To ensure that its products are at the forefront of innovative hygiene technology, the Flowfresh range combines functionality with the natural cleaning power of Polygiene®, a performance based antibacterial additive that can kill up to 99.9% of all bacteria landing on the floor's surface.

Global aseptic packaging to grow 16% by 2022 The world market for aseptically packed products amounted to 152 billion litres in 347 billion packs during 2017, according to the

new Global Aseptic Packaging report from leading food and drinks consultancy Zenith Global Ltd and packaging experts Warrick Research Ltd. Volumes have risen by 2.7% a year since 2012, with South East Asia achieving the fastest annual growth rate of 7%, followed by China on 6%. Beverages such as fruit juice accounted for 39% of aseptically packed products, with white drinking milk responsible for 38% and other dairy/food products making up the remainder. Aseptic filling has also become established for soups, sauces, tomato products and baby foods. “While European companies still dominate the global aseptic filling equipment industry, the Chinese market is increasingly supplied by Chinese equipment manufacturers, some of whom have also successfully entered other Asian markets,” commented David Warrick, Director at Warrick Research Ltd. “Volumes have been static in much of Europe, contrasting with rapid growth in many Asian countries,” added Arunkumar Anbalagan, Senior Insights Analyst at Zenith Global Ltd. By 2022, Zenith and Warrick estimate that the world market will reach 176 billion litres and 410 billion packs. The majority of additional demand will come from South East Asia as well as China.

Professional attendance grew by 30% at the second meat attraction The second MEAT ATTRACTION, organised by IFEMA and the Spanish National Meat Industries Association (ANICE), brought together, from 18 to 20 September, a total of 163 exhibiting companies, representing almost 400 brands from 16 countries around the world. In total, the fair attracted 10,069 professionals from 43 countries, mainly from Italy (15%), Portugal (14%), France (13.8%), Colombia (6.9%), Japan (4.1%) and the Netherlands (4%), highlighting the strategic international dimension of MEAT ATTRACTION as a global commercial meeting point aimed at enhancing and expanding target markets for our exports. These data represent a 28.9% increase on the figures for the last fair, which highlights the potential of the meat industry and flags MEAT ATTRACTION as an important commercial instrument at the service of the industrial and FOOD BUSINESS GULF & MIDDLE EAST

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On behalf of the Board and Members of the Czech & Moravian Dairy Association, Mr. Jiří Kopáček, Ing., CSc., Chairman of the Board, would like to invite you to

EU MILKY WAY stand At THE SPECIALITY FOOD FESTIVAL, on the 30 OCT - 1 NOV 2018 At DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE HALL 3, Stand G3-10

The Members of the Czech & Moravian Dairy Association are promoting high quality European dairy products: milk, cream, condensed milk, condensed cream, yogurts, fermented drinks, dairy spreads, curd spreads, curd desserts, and cheese.

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marketing sector, both domestically and in international markets. MEAT ATTRACTION is consolidated as a fundamental tool aligned with the meat sector's strategic development and commercial objectives, throughout the value chain. The fair aims to continue positioning and consolidating the Spanish sector as one of the main global meat product suppliers in all their diversity and quality. The first "Buyers Meetings" Programme contributed to the exhibition's growing external projection, by included a B2B meetings agenda with priority market buyers, which was supported by ICEX Spain Exports and Investments. The commercial balance was very positive, with the presence of 70 buyers from 55 companies, from 15 countries (Korea, Vietnam, Philippines, Japan, Singapore, Mexico, Colombia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Iran, France, Germany, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Greece), and more than 450 commercial meetings were held with 52 exhibiting companies. All of which was highly valued by the participants.

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Research reveals appetite for organic foods in UAE has increased by almost 40% The appetite for organic foods in the UAE is on an upward trajectory, with 38% of consumers purchasing more organic produce in the last 12 months compared to the previous year, according to a new survey conducted by YouGov*. Commissioned by Arla Foods, the world's largest manufacturer of organic dairy products, the research also revealed that 61% of UAE consumers purchase organic foods more than once a month. Survey participants cited that the leading driver of this trend is health reasons (59%) with 57% of consumers believing organic food to be healthy, more natural (50%) and safer for consumption (47%) when compared to nonorganic food due to the belief that production methods are free from pesticides (53%), added hormones (43%) and antibiotics (20%). Interestingly, in addition to perceiving organic to be healthier, the findings show that 45% of UAE consumers also believe it to taste

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better. Ethical food choice motives also have a strong influence on consumers' attitudes with 21% of respondents saying that the main reason they buy organic is concern for the environment and 12.5% citing animal welfare. Fruit and vegetables is the dominant organic category, making up 69% of the market, followed by eggs (49%), dairy (40%), fish (36%) poultry (33%), red meat (29%) and cereals and bakery (30%). Of the 17% of consumers that never purchase organic, price is the biggest barrier cited by almost half (49%) of respondents while 46% of consumers are simply not in the habit of purchasing organic. This may be attributed to the fact that one in four (24%) do not believe there are any added benefits and that there is limited availability in stores (14%). In September 2017 Arla launched Arla

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Organic Milk in the UAE as part of its commitment to make organic accessible and affordable to families in the Middle East. Building on its success, it was subsequently launched in Saudi Arabia across Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam in January 2018, with both markets showing strong consumer interest in the range of products.

Africa Improved Foods receives first SDG Award for sustainable consumption The Swiss Green Economy Symposium (SGES) this year presented its first SDG Award to Africa Improved Foods (AIF). AIF Rwanda is a joint-venture between the Government of Rwanda and a consortium of Royal DSM, Dutch development bank (FMO), DFID Impact Acceleration Facility managed by CDC Group plc and International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group. It is the leading manufacturer of high quality and nutritious complementary foods in Rwanda. DSM as the initiator and main shareholder thus contributes to creating a more sustainable food industry. This is also a goal of Bühler, which supplied the factory, the process technology, and the knowhow to Africa Improved Foods. Africa Improved Foods (AIF) applies a new approach to fight malnutrition in Africa, promoting local production by directly buying farmers' yields of maize and soy against cash at competitive prices. While the company has become largely known for its world class nutrition products including the commercial brands Nootri Mama, Nootri Toto and the latest Nootri Family (for all age groups), AIF mainly continues to produce porridge flours (with added milk, vitamins and minerals) targeting vulnerable population segments such as pregnant and breast-feeding mothers, older infants and young children for the critical first 1,000 days of their lives. “We were impressed by the way in which Africa Improved Foods combines its social commitment with the successful networking of public and private players,” says Dr. Anne le Duc, CEO of SGES, upon announcing the first award-winner. “With our economic development model, we can make a strong and sustainable social impact on our entire environment, and this in a sustainable way,” OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018


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says Amar Ali, CEO of Africa Improved Foods. On May 31, 2017, AIF opened its state-of-the-art facility in the Rwandan capital city of Kigali, where it produces an annual output of 45,000 tonnes of fortified blended foods. Its first two products are porridge flours with added milk powder, vitamins, and minerals. The factory employs over 300 staff and also offers 24,000 Rwandan farmers a stable, sustainable income for a proportion of their harvest. The factory recently celebrated its first anniversary and will soon have the capacity to feed 2 million people and be able to reduce stunting in Rwanda from 38% to 32% by 2020 - a 6% reduction - bringing hope to tens of thousands of children.

Natec Network presents NEW ideas for processed cheese and oil manufacturers at the Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai, 2018 The Natec Network Gulfood Manufacturing stand will be displaying cow shaped processed cheese and cheese alternatives. The cheese alternatives are brilliant valueadded products for oil and processed cheese producers and don´t require any natural cheese as raw material. The recipes are based on vegetable oil and starches. The cows! This is a great idea for processed cheese producers to bring some fun into their products. But the fun is not restricted to cow shape, it is open to the design of your choice or imagination! They

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can be made on a FreeSlice casting line by filling a void WITHOUT waste! Natec Network is the alliance of two world leading cooking and forming / filling technology companies: Hochland Natec GmbH and Gold Peg International. These well-known market players draw on many years of experience in high-quality machinery and plant engineering to the benefit of the industrial food production sector.

New generation of energy bars: Sales booster The market for bars is booming. Market research institutes predict strong growth in the future, too, for energy, snack, fruit and nut bars. No wonder: bars are a perfect fit for the ongoing snacking trend. They can be an on-thego breakfast or a convenience snack between meals. Consequently, consumers now expect more of healthy bars. The trend is for more naturalness and a short list of ingredients. Consumers are on the lookout for reduced sugar content and fewer calories but also, for instance, for more dietary fibre. SternLife has incorporated these trends into its new range of energy bars, nutrition bars and Paleo bars for customer brands and private labels. The overarching target group concepts are geared to the needs of consumers and the demands of trade and industry. An expert for high protein bars in the sport segment, SternLife's new energy bar range combines flavour with functional

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added value. The appeal of the bars lies in their yummy flavour and their balanced nutrient profile that is tailored to the individual requirements of each SternLife customer. The snacks deliver energy, and have high levels of dietary fibre and protein. They are manufactured from natural ingredients - if requested also of organic quality or purely plant-based for vegans. This will enable SternLife customers to effortlessly meet the growing demand for plant-based sources of protein in the bar segment. In addition, the bars can also be individually enriched with vitamins and other functional ingredients. This results in dedicated target group solutions which can be promoted and marketed accordingly. Based on these numerous options SternLife develops tailor-made solutions for each of its customers. Thanks to its experience spanning many years in the development and production of functional bars, the private label supplier has crafted state-of-the-art products that are very well received by consumers. Against this backdrop the company offers compact solutions from the idea through to the finished product. All the customer has to do is supply the packaging design and he will receive a highappeal bar range to cater for every need whether it's for diet-conscious families, snackoriented millennials, ambitious fitness fans or working convenience snackers.

Homegrown heros Protein Bakeshop & Kold Press Juice Kompany join forces for this years Dubai Fitness Challenge Dubai-based wholesome snack brand Protein Bakeshop team up with fellow local F&B talent Kold Press Juice Kompany for this years Dubai Fitness Challenge, launching 26th October, 2018. From the 26th, the two homegrown and healthy brands will be based between two Dubai-based locations in support of the fitness challenge to sell and showcase a combination of healthy sweet treats, and coldpress juices for those partaking in the Dubai Fitness Challenge activities. With both brands being perfectly aligned to the Dubai Fitness Challenge ethos, embasadored by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council FOOD BUSINESS GULF & MIDDLE EAST

for Dubai Government; Protein Bakeshop & Kold Press Juice Company are supported as local brands engaging within the Dubai-based challenge encouraging the city to live a more active, healthy and wholesome lifestyle including embracing a healthy diet routine as encouraged by Protein Bakeshop & Kold Press Juice Kompany. Grab your favourite Protein Bakeshop truffles (Peanut Butter Truffles, Almond Truffles, Dark Chocolate Truffles, Coconut Truffles, Nut Bites and Chocolate Bites) for guilt-free snacking at the DIFC Village for the first 2 weeks, moving onto the DMCC Park Fitness Village for the following 2 weeks of the Dubai Fitness Challenge monthly campaign. Protein Bakeshop appreciate health is wealth, and are here to redefine healthy food; all Protein Bakeshop ingredients are locally sourced with no added preservatives or artificial sugar; the perfect partner to the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2018.

Innovation on the market: White chocolate pieces for vegan finished products A vegan diet is now so much more than a trend. Around the globe the demand for plantbased alternatives is growing - not just for basic foods but across all food categories. Confectionery manufacturers have been promoting their vegan fruit gums for some time now. The consumption of vegan products is on the rise in the chocolate segment, too. But particularly when it comes to white chocolate the offering is rather limited. Up to now, there were no vegan alternatives at all to white chocolate pieces. HERZA Schokolade has now occupied this market niche. The new fat glaze pieces are based on coconut butter and vegan milk substitute powders. HERZA's market innovation comes in two different options. The conventional basic product consists of coconut butter glaze pieces and coconut milk powder. The organic alternative is made from organic coconut butter glaze pieces and rice milk powder. Both options can be individually enriched. The addition of organic matcha gives the organic product, for instance, an interesting green appearance. In contrast, the "Thai" spice mix imbues the conventional option with the mild spiciness of ginger and chilli, a perfect pairing with the coconut flavour. OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018


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Thanks to the new coconut butter glaze pieces, manufacturers can meet the growing demand for vegan products and add exciting flavour experiences to their range. The glaze pieces are particularly suitable for muesli and vegan ice cream. When combined with cranberries or other dried fruit, the matcha option introduces, for instance, optical flourishes into the vegan nut-fruit mixtures. Another advantage is the positive health image of matcha that carries over to the finished products, too. The "Thai" option promises to be an especially enjoyable experience. It is a very good fit for the nut-fruit mixes with tropical fruit but also lends itself very well to modern cuisine - whether as an ingredient in soups and sauces or as a topping on vegan main dishes, salads or desserts.

FrieslandCampina Kievit sets sight on creamer and foaming creamer market in Philippines FrieslandCampina Kievit, one of the leading global manufacturers of beverage and food ingredients, has opened a brand-new Innovation Kitchen in Manila, Philippines. The opening is accompanied by a wide-ranging consumer study delivering insights in trends, preferences and promising coffee, tea and chocolate concepts. The launch of the Philippines study and innovation kitchen enables beverage manufacturers in the region to grow their business and innovate together with Kievit. The accompanying market study showed several key findings: The instant coffee market in the Philippines is massive: a whopping 80% of coffee drinkers consume 3-in-1 coffee on a daily basis. Cold soluble concepts like iced coffee and milk tea got high scores from the consumer led tasting panel, with iced coffee scoring 8.2 out of 9 and iced milk tea even scoring 8.4. This is the highest score ever achieved in a Kievit consumer test. Instant beverages that contain dairy are highly liked (75% of respondents). Foamy concepts (both coffee and chocolate) are wellreceived because of their appearance and taste. 61% of respondents say that they would buy these products. If leveraged properly, the research and these findings could translate to growth opportunities for manufacturers of instant coffee, chocolate and milk tea. The Innovation Kitchen and its enthusiastic new team will enable manufacturers to build on these insights and translate them to new opportunities. FrieslandCampina Kievit has a long history of working closely together with the world's leading food and beverage manufacturers to create ingredients solutions that enrich consumers' everyday products.

Widespread support for plastic packaging tax, new research reveals More than half of consumers in the UK and a third in the US are in favour of a tax on all plastic packaging on food products, new research has shown. The survey of 1,000 consumers, commissioned by specialist PR consultancy Ingredient Communications, also finds that many people are more likely to shop FOOD BUSINESS GULF & MIDDLE EAST

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in supermarkets that offer fruit and vegetables without plastic packaging. In excess of a third of the food sold in the EU is packaged in plastic, and UK supermarkets create more than 800,000 tonnes of plastic packaging waste every year. A charge for plastic bags has reduced their use in the UK by over 80% since its introduction in 2015. The online survey, carried out by research specialists Surveygoo, indicates significant support for economic incentives to reduce the use of plastic food packaging. Over half of

500 consumers in the UK (52%) said they were in favour of a tax on all plastic packaging of food products. In the US, support was lower but still significant, with 33% of American consumers favouring such a tax. In the UK, 41% of consumers said they would be more likely to buy produce from supermarkets that sold fruit and vegetables without plastic packaging, with only 3% saying this would make them less likely to shop there. In the US, 38% of consumers said they would be more likely to shop in stores selling fruit and vegetables without plastic packaging, although

France renews commitment to UAE's industrial F&B sector by hosting 2 pavilions at GULFHOST and the Specialty Food Festival Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be taking center stage at Gulfhost and the Specialty Food Festival with 2 large pavilions exhibiting products of over 40 companies. Top industrial catering and hospitality companies from France will be showcasing their premium ranges of food service equipment and fine foods. Visitors will have the chance to meet company leaders who will reveal products and know-how and create opportunities to develop business with their Emirati and regionals counterparts. France is committed to UAE's industrial F&B sector as it maintains its status as second largest partner. With 85% of UAE's food requirements imported, French exports represent around Euro 400 million in sales annually. France's leading exports include mainly beverages (30%), dairy products (16%) and fruits (9%). Marc Cagnard, Managing Director, Business France Middle East commented: “France is fully

committed to the success of the 2018 edition and is planning for a larger contribution at the next GULFHOST which will take place in 2020, during the World Expo”. The French Pavilion at Gulfhost will gather companies which will showcase the latest innovation of industrial kitchen equipment, cooking utensils and ranges of tools created for culinary professionals. The French syndicate of the food process equipment makers (SYNEG) will again this year, be one of the main partners supporting the initiative. Another pavilion gathering French companies at the specialty food festival will be exhibiting this

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year including companies representing confectionary, bakerypastry, condiments and fine products. Horizon International, a regional partner of Business France, will support the culinary campaign by introducing 6 companies to the show. Other key partners contributing to the show's success include EVIAN, the number one mineral water in the world and in the Middle East, BADOIT, the sparkling mineral water brand for fine dining and endorsed by top Chefs globally, and CAFES RICHARD, a traditional “Frenchstyle” coffee roaster linked to the French gastronomy, Art de Vivre and to Paris (the leader on its market).

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the number saying they were less likely to do so was higher than in the UK (13%). Richard Clarke, Founder & Managing Director of Ingredient Communications, said: “Our research makes clear that there is high demand for food manufacturers to use more plastic-free packaging, and for supermarkets to introduce plastic-free features into their stores. However, the benefits of plastic packaging for food and beverage products are often overlooked. It helps protect goods from damage, extends shelf life and creates a brand identity, which undoubtedly influences consumers' purchasing decisions. A key challenge for both manufacturers and retailers of food products is to find alternatives to plastic packaging that maintain these benefits for the supply chain and consumers.� The research company that conducted the

survey for Ingredient Communications believes greater support among UK consumers for measures to tackle plastic waste is linked to 'Blue Planet 2', the recent BBC documentary that exposed its impact on marine life.

MAC Fruit Attraction announces its third edition in Cairo The fair, which has seen two editions with positive results, will once again have its annual appointment from December 8 to 10, 2018, as part of FoodAfrica. With an increasingly impressive trajectory, Mac Fruit Attraction will celebrate its third edition from December 8 to 10, in Cairo, as part of FoodAfrica. Organized by IFEMA and CESENA FIERA, two of the trade show operators from the main producing and exporting countries of fruit and vegetables Spain and Italy- Mac Fruit Attraction will once again contribute to the positioning and international professional network of fruit and vegetable companies thanks to direct access to new strategic markets, which will allow them to contact local operators as well as operators from the local area of influence. The results of the second edition held in April 2017, showed the positive track record of this encounter, which saw the attendance of 10,830 professionals, importers, traders, distributors, producers and representatives from the Horeca sector, among others, from Africa (41%), Gulf countries and the Middle East (29%), Asia and the Far East (16%) Europe and Russia (12%) and America (2%). This established platform for the horticultural sector welcomed the participation of 17 companies alongside the 294 companies from the Egyptian fair. This was an edition that continued to contribute decisively to the internationalization of Spanish and Italian products and brands with their access to new markets and the generation of business opportunities, in a market such as that of Egypt, which accounts for 556.7 million dollars worth of vegetable imports and 498.5 worth of fruits and nuts, as well as the African market, which allocates 5 million to vegetable imports.

Automatically count speck and bran in any type of flour There is now a new, accurate and digital way to count the number of speck and bran in flour samples as an alternative to the strenuous manually estimation of the quality levels. The FOOD BUSINESS GULF & MIDDLE EAST

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destination have expressed all praises for the Waterfront Market--lauding its cleanliness, presence of a wide range of offerings and strategic location. The positive response received for the Waterfront Market further complements Dubai's position as one of the world's leading culinary havens, widely competing with great restaurant cities like Paris, London, New York and Tokyo.

Addivant™ Receives Formal Food-Contact Approval From MERCOSUR Region For WESTON® 705 Nonylphenol-Free Antioxidant Addivant™, the world leading supplier of liquid phosphite antioxidants for plastics, announced recently that its nonylphenol-free stabilizer, WESTON® 705, has been included in the revision to the food contact regulation in the MERCOSUR region for the use of WESTON® 705 in broad food-contact packaging materials. “WESTON® 705 is already approved for use in food-contact packaging in more than 180 countries including the U.S., Canada, Europe and China,” said David Brassington, Addivant's Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. “With this latest approval, WESTON® 705 has completed its global food-contact approval process enabling resin producers and packaging manufacturers to employ a single, global solution for ConsumerPackaged Goods for customers looking to stay ahead of the regulatory curve.” “WESTON® 705 is the first and only antioxidant since the 1970's that has achieved global food-contact approvals, setting a new standard in food packaging safety,” said John Steitz, Addivant's CEO. “This final approval is a critical step for Addivant's blockbuster additive which will allow us to accelerate the transformation of our company and fuel further investments in breakthrough innovation.”

Sacmi Technology for beverage & closures in the spotlight at Gulfood Manufacturing Sacmi will be back in Dubai for the 2018 edition of Gulfood Manufacturing, a major Gulf region fair showcasing packaging, beverage and food processing technology. Held in the United Arab Emirates (6 - 8 November), the fair will host at least 1,600 exhibitors from 60 countries displaying state-of-the-art technology and plant engineering solutions for the FOOD BUSINESS GULF & MIDDLE EAST

beverage and closures industries. Taking pride of place on the Group stand (152 square metres, hall 56, booth C5-28 A627) will be Sacmi's high speed filling line. Here, visitors can learn more about the new line, designed to operate at up to 72,000 bottles per hour. Alongside it will be Sacmi's cutting-edge cap manufacturing solutions: already a world leader with CCM compression technology, the Group will be showcasing the new CCM24 which, like the other presses in the series, ensures low consumption and better quality of the process (based on continuous plastic extrusion). Moreover, independent control of each mould cavity entails considerable advantages in terms of quality control and management efficiency; what's more, Sacmi develops working closely with the customer - complete cap-preform systems characterized by high performance and low weights. What makes the difference is Sacmi's extensive know-how, gained - in parallel with closure manufacturing on preform production lines with IPS (injection preform moulding) technology. All versions of the solution combine user-friendliness and rapid size changeovers with major design innovations; on the new IPS 400, the latter include automated preform unloading in the post-cooling area, a feature that eliminates any need for belts or other conveyors.

Iconic French brand Teisseire Syrups get a modern look Iconic French brand Teisseire has developed a high-impact new bottle for its syrup range for foodservice professionals in collaboration with RPC Kutenholz. The one litre blow moulded polypropylene bottle features Teisseire's classic metallic green colour complemented by a white label. With its long neck incorporating embossed lettering, the bottle projects a modern appearance for an eye-catching look on-shelf. At the same time, the design provides easy handling in a bar or restaurant and a measuring cap ensures accurate dispense of the syrup every time. The syrup is available in a variety of flavours, including Kiwi, Raspberry, Mango, Peach, Passion Fruit, Strawberry, and Coconut. This project was delivered quickly and efficiently and demonstrates the strong working partnership that we have established with Teisseire,” comments Björn Müller, Key Account Manager at RPC Kutenholz. OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018


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Functional soft drink “Sunfiber Orange” supports weight management The German soft drink manufacturer, Sinalco, the ingredient manufacturer, Taiyo, and the sweetening experts, Sweethouse, have embarked on a strategic partnership to jointly develop new and innovative beverage concepts for international markets. Now, their first product is ready for launch. Sunfiber Orange is a functional soft drink that's sugar free and enriched with dietary fibres from the guar bean. Owing to its high fibre and low calorie status, it contributes to a healthy diet and supports weight management. Classic soft drinks are still in vogue. However, because of concerns about their high sugar content, sugar-sweetened soft drinks are losing some of their traditional appeal. Sunfiber Orange is completely sugar free. Sweetened with the innovative sweetener, Qorus® Dolce, Sunfiber Orange closely mimics the taste and mouthfeel of the sugar-sweetened original. The modern, patented sweetener has been developed by Sweethouse. It displays a natural, sugar-like profile with no aftertaste and allows for calorie-free pleasure without noticeably raising blood glucose levels. For effective fibre-enrichment, the innovative drink contains Taiyo's Sunfiber, which is derived from the Indian guar bean, a member of the legume family, and is therefore 100% natural. Importantly, the dietary fibre is absolutely tasteless, odorless and water soluble, so it doesn't adversely affect the taste, mouthfeel or appearance of the end product. Sunfiber is fermented by bacteria in the large intestine. This fermentation leads to a production of short-chain fatty acids (SCFA), which are absorbed by the mucosa and have a satiating and appetiteinhibiting effect. Today, considering that one in three adults worldwide is overweight (IHME, 2015) and more and more young people are struggling with obesity problems, the drink can both increase fibre uptake and reduce calorie intake - both of which are associated with a weight-reducing effect. A crossover-study has confirmed these beneficial results.

recipes using the finest French cream commissioned by the French Dairy Board (CNIEL - Centre National Interprofessionel de l'Economie Laitière). They will now appear in the exclusive “La Crème de la Crème” dessert recipe book featuring 11 of the most talented pastry chefs in the Middle East and Asia. All had to show how their skills of working with cream, include one chocolate from the Valrhona range as well as one local ingredient. Each pastry had to be creative, gourmet and maintain the cream and chocolate colour palette. The recipe book was officially unveiled recently at an exclusive event hosted by the French Dairy Board in partnership with the Valrhona chocolatier. The event, which took place at Inked, offered guests the opportunity to taste a five-course menu using cream and chocolate in every dish. Dishes included poached scallop with Opalys cream emulsion, chicken & foie gras ravioli with chocolate jus and creamy parmesan foam and coated beef tenderloin sprinkled with reduced cream and chocolate jus.

Make your bread your best messenger! The SIL'TIP is a unique marker mat invented by a Baker Expert, Director of the Technical Institute of the Trades of Bread. Made in France, it gives the opportunity to identify the breads in relief with a permanent marking. The Sil'Tip can be used in different ways: on the dough, under the dough or as a stencil for conventional sieving among others. This innovate product is easy to clean and has an unrivalled lifetime and durability. To differentiate your breads (AB for organic bread, Bio also for organic bread...), Maé has developed 6 standard designs but can also design your own customized Sil'Tip to contribute to your communication, image and reputation. The marker mat can be customized with the client's logo, name, brand, etc. Maé will exhibit in Gulfood Manufaturing Hall 8-Booth B8-4 on the French Corner.

Middle East chefs showcase pastry skills on the global stage Leading Middle East pastry chefs, Antoine Chassonnery from Fauchon and Vincent Cockenpot from Bateel have had their unique FOOD BUSINESS GULF & MIDDLE EAST

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Awards, designed to inspire and reward process innovations, and a probing FoodTech Summit - have been integrated to strengthen the event's position as the vanguard of F&B transformation. “The breadth of food production technology is so wide that the industry requires a multi-offering platform showcasing advanced manufacturing,” said Trixie LohMirmand, Senior Vice President, Exhibitions & Events, DWTC. “Suppliers from around the world have their eyes fixed on the Middle East, where crosssector demand continues to climb. Regional OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018


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producers are now scaling up and utilising higher grade technology to meet Industry 4.0 demands. The Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 programme has adopted a multiaudience approach that speaks to both producers and suppliers.” Agenda-Setting Conference The Gulfood Manufacturing conference series, under its new identity “FoodTech Summit”, will set the agenda for the industry's vision, with deep insights into the future near and far. Sessions will focus on the 'Factory of the Future' and a look at how Industry 4.0 - or the fourth Industrial Revolution - is redefining the F&B manufacturing and processing industry. The talks will pose challenging compelling questions and suggest steps to keep the regional industry relevant in the digital era. On the show floor, visitors will find an exhibition that continues to outperform expectations. By homing in on individual areas of relevance, Gulfood Manufacturing now hosts five dedicated sectors - Ingredients, Processing, Packaging, Automation & Controls, and Supply Chain Solutions - to improve the experience for both buyer and seller, so both can make better use of visit times. Together the five sectors will span 80,000 square meters of space across 16 halls and showcase solutions from more than 1,600 local, regional and international industry service providers from 60 countries, as well as tens of thousands of visitors. Breakthrough innovations on display With game-changing technologies coming from all over the world, including George P. Alexandris, a Greek conveyor belt manufacturer making its regional debut and Tomra, Norway's sensor technology pioneer, to Japanese heavyweight, Ishida, and Germany's global solutions provider, Siemens, Gulfood Manufacturing has evolved into an industry-specific, world-renowned innovation centre. “The 2018 show, more so than any in the past, is putting the future in focus - we are going to see Gulfood Manufacturing come of age this year,” said Trixie LohMirmand, Senior Vice President, Exhibitions & Events Management, DWTC, which organises the event. FOOD BUSINESS GULF & MIDDLE EAST

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he MENA region's market for premix fortification solutions has undergone significant evolution in recent years. Meanwhile, demand for natural, clean label, and healthy products is also increasing. Both these trends will be a focus for Prinova at Gulfood Manufacturing. We are the world's largest provider of food grade vitamins B and C and amino acids, and a global source for high-quality ingredients for food and beverage, health and nutrition, animal nutrition, flavour and fragrance, and personal care manufacturers. We also supply customised premixes for the fortification of products with vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. We can fortify wheat, maize and rice flour, as well as other staple food applications including cooking oils, spreads and margarines. Following recent expansion across Europe, and with a presence in the Turkish market, we are keen to offer our expert solutions to premix markets in the Middle East. One of our areas of expertise, and a growing segment in the region, is infant nutrition. The baby food segment is expected to grow by 51% between 2017 and 2022, with Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Israel seeing the most significant increases since 2010. When it comes to demand for natural ingredients, a particular growth area is natural caffeine. In partnership with microencapsulation

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PRINOVA: PREMIX AND CLEAN LABEL SOLUTIONS ON OFFER AT GULFOOD MANUFACTURING experts Anabio, we recently launched the ActiveTRÂŽ range of sports nutrition ingredients. It includes ActiveTRÂŽ Caffeine Natural, which is proven to deliver improved results for athletes, including better performance over four hours, fast recovery and enhanced muscle protein synthesis. We also provide nutritional premixes for staple foods, helping address micronutrient deficiencies and life-threatening conditions that affect the world's most vulnerable people (particularly young women and infants). By allowing the fortification of staple ingredients with nutrients that address specific conditions, we hope to help find solutions to global malnutrition challenges. At Prinova we pride ourselves on reliable service, unmatched quality, ability to meet global regulatory demands, worldwide manufacturing facilities, and expertise in nutrient premixes and fortification. We hope this will help make us your partner of choice.

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t Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai, Hydrosol is presenting new stabilising and texturing systems that enable food companies to make high-selling trend products. The focus is on the company's many ideas for plant-based alternatives to dairy, texturing systems for reduced-sugar foods, and economical solutions for chicken products. At booth S3-E24 the Hydrosol team will tell visitors about the benefits of the various functional systems in detail. Vegan alternatives to dairy products Demand for vegan and vegetarian products continues to rise. Plant-based alternatives to dairy products are especially strong growth drivers in this market. Hydrosol has developed individual stabilising and texturing systems for a wide spectrum of dairy alternatives, that give them properties very close to those of products made from cow's milk. These include cultured desserts that contain no milk components, soy or gluten. The company's functional systems let manufacturers adjust products to get a texture comparable to yogurt. A creamy, smooth consistency and authentic flavour are characteristic of the vegan creamed cheese alternatives made with them. Used in vegan cheese alternatives, these tailor-made ingredient complexes give ideal melt properties as well as the taste and enjoyment consumers want. For milk

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HYDROSOL: ADDRESSING CURRENT FOOD TRENDS WITH NEW STABILISING SYSTEMS drinks, Hydrosol works with alternatives not only to animal milk, but also to soy. A current example is a drink based on sunflower and oats that delivers a pleasing flavour. Functional systems for soft-melting, creamy vegan ice creams round out the product line for plant-based dairy alternatives. Less sugar, same enjoyment Given the worrying increase in obesity all over the world, reducing the amount of sugar in foods and beverages is a major global concern. More and more governments are demanding low sugar products, but from a technological point of view sugar has many positive properties. It gives products flavour, body, texture and a pleasant OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018


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Hydrosol at Gulfood Manufacturing 06 - 08 November 2018 Dubai, UAE Stand S3-E24

The tenderest temptation ever in poultry. Hydrosol.

Drink based on sunflower and oats. mouth feel. This is just what the new stabilising and texturing systems from Hydrosol accomplish. In application trials, technologists and scientists have found the optimum interplay of hydrocolloids, starch and plant fibre for various products. The result is individual ingredient combinations for foods like yogurt, drinking yogurt, mixed milk drinks and pudding, as well as for fruity refreshing drinks and energy drinks, ketchup and plant-based whipping creams. These new functional systems enable different sugar content levels as desired, from reduced sugar to sugar-free. Economical poultry products Poultry products make up the world's fastest-growing meat category, and Hydrosol has developed a wide range of solutions for them. These include injection brines for fresh chicken meat which give increased moistness and tenderness, with outstanding brine retention and individually adjustable yield. There are also functional systems for chicken nuggets, ground meat products and schnitzel. These provide excellent binding and a juicy bite, and allow the use of vegetable ingredients in addition to meat, which opens up many possibilities for innovative product ideas. The portfolio also includes functional systems for the economic production and long shelf life of poultry sausages. For poultry cold cuts from all-muscle tissue, Hydrosol offers tailored ingredient combinations for high-end premium products as well as costoptimised recipes.

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ENEO is one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients for food and feed. Its products are naturally derived from chicory root, sugar beet, rice and wheat and provide technical, nutritional and health benefits. Through a unique chain of expertise, the company supports industry partners throughout the entire product development process. This ranges from in-depth knowledge on physiology and legislation by the BENEO-Institute, as well as experienced and proficient technical application know-how by the BENEO-Technology Center to focused market

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intelligence with trend monitoring and consumer research. All of this forms the basis for new product ideas and concept development for successful product launches of BENEO's customers. Formed by the companies Orafti, Palatinit and Remy in 2007, BENEO is a 100 percent subsidiary of the SĂźdzucker Group and has more than 100 years of experience in developing and producing functional nutrients. Products are being marketed in more than 80 countries. Core expertise Prebiotic fibre, functional carbohydrates, specialty rice ingredients and functional proteins with nutritional and technical benefits derived from the natural sources chicory root, sugar beet, rice and wheat. These ingredients are suitable for applications such as baby food, bakery, cereals, beverages, confectionery, dairy, meat, vegetables, soups and sauces, convenience and more. Products Inulin, isomalt, isomaltulose, oligofructose, rice derivatives (rice starch, rice flour, rice protein), vital wheat gluten, textured wheat protein.

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F Cai Clemen Christensen Palsgaard's Director of Sales for the Middle East

our new distribution partners have been appointed to market Palsgaard's emulsifier and stabilizer solutions across the Middle East. The distributors will carry the full portfolio of Palsgaard products for bakery, dairy, ice cream, margarine and mayonnaise & salad dressings. All four are specialist distributors represented by trained sales teams and will carry stock locally.

PALSGAARD REVEALS NEW MIDDLE EAST DISTRIBUTORS AHEAD OF GULFOOD MANUFACTURING 2018

The new agreements have been announced ahead of the GulFood Manufacturing trade show and commenced on 1 October 2018, as follows:  ATOM FZCO will represent Palsgaard in Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Yemen and United Arab Emirates  Alawsaj General Trading Co. Ltd will represent Palsgaard in Iraq

 Gusto will represent Palsgaard in Qatar  Brenntag Saudi Arabia will represent Palsgaard in Saudi Arabia Cai Clemen Christensen, Palsgaard's Director of Sales for the Middle East, said: “We're excited about the bright prospects for our ingredients in the Middle East. There is growing demand among food manufacturers across the Gulf region for sustainable and innovative ingredient solutions. Our

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ollowing a successful debut in 2017, GulfHost is set to return with exciting new features, innovative technologies and industry-defining trends. Having established itself as the complete hospitality equipment sourcing expo for the Middle East, Africa and Asia, the second edition of Gulfhost will feature more than 8,000 products and 2,500 brands across six core sectors. Taking place from 30 October - 1 November at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), GulfHost 2018 will give key

GULFHOST 2018 TO SHINE SPOTLIGHT ON 'HOT' DEMAND FOR SMART KITCHENS hospitality decision makers and visitors a distinct industry advantage with access to the hottest food trends impacting the F&B sector. Among the trends that will be front and centre at the three-day show include: Compact kitchens As all players in the foodservice and hospitality industry around the world seek increased efficiency and profitability, a growing trend among operators is dedicating more space to front-of-house dining covers where higher revenues can be achieved. This has created a growing market for productive yet compact back-of-house equipment that utilises and justifies every inch of cooking and prep space. These small-scale solutions are also essential for the growing number of pop-up restaurants and food trucks on the scene, where limited space comes with the territory. Smart Cooking Technology is now playing a dominant role in the kitchen and its operations, GulfHost will

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highlight the latest foodtech solutions designed to assist chefs in the kitchen that help them function, prepare and operate in a better, faster and efficient way.

COMPACT KITCHENS, SMOKED FOODS AND MIDDLE EAST FAVOURITES WILL BE IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT REGION'S LEADING HOSPITALITY EQUIPMENT SOURCING EXPO

Streamlined Spaces In a restaurant kitchen, every inch of a work station counts for a chef in order to maximise of the available space and get the most effective results. GulfHost will showcase a wide range of innovations that facilitates F&B operators to meet the needs for enhanced kitchen aesthetics. Food Smoking With customers increasingly demanding a wider variety of menu choices, hot and cold food smoking across a range of categories is an emerging trend. GulfHost will offer a variety of solutions to one of the hottest food trend for customer who enjoy adventurous eating. Middle Eastern Flavours and Formats Street food and on-the-go convenience snacks continue to reflect a certain 'avantgarde' mood amongst consumers in the Middle East and beyond. Traditional staples such as doner kebabs, shawarmas and gyros are enjoying something of a resurgence and are on the industry's radar as a food choice

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of the moment. These traditional Middle Eastern and European dietary favourites are inspiring new restaurant openings across the United States, Canada and beyond. Visitors to GulfHost 2018 should look out for vegan and phosphate-free varieties that are currently growing in popularity among health-conscious consumers. Natural and Organic Tableware With more consumers conscious of their environmental impact, nature is now front of mind in food supply chain. According to trend forecasters WGSN, natural elements and materials are now influencing tableware patterns, textures and materials hospitality and foodservice leaders seek more sustainable solutions to meet consumer demand. GulfHost 2018 will highlight how this 'au naturel' vibe of the moment includes anything that looks like it could have been handcrafted, from uneven contours and imperfect finishes to stone washing and wood, both natural and mock.

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AL BANDAK TO COMMIT HIGH QUALITY COMMERCIAL KITCHEN EQUIPMENT TO CATER THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

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l Bandak Trading EST LLC will be celebrating 31 years since its establishment in 1987 by the late Mr. Munir Al Bandak, as a leading distributor of commercial kitchen equipment. Through the years the company has been the first to bring some of the world renowned restaurant equipment that has grown and flourished in the market. Just to name some: Nuovo Simonelli, Bunn, ISA refrigeration, Beverage Air, Helkama, Victoria Arduino coffee machines and many more.

Currently Al Bandak Trading EST LLC, holds the largest stock in Hotel kitchens, restaurants, bars, bakeries, ice cream machines, coffee shops and franchise equipment of well-known brands in the industry. “Our brands include Blendtec, True, Moffat, Turbofan, Primo, Fiamma, Sirman, Anvil, Sunkist, Oceanpower, Cunill, Roller Grill, Sofinor, Gamco, ICEL, Spar Mixers, Hatco, Alfa dishwasher Nemco and many more,” says Roula Al Bandak, Managing Partner of Al Bandak Trading. “Full turnkey solutions, in addition to modular equipment we also provide customization and stainless steel fabrication fittings according to our client's needs, portraying 3D design and consultation.” With our in-house professional team as a value added service, we provide delivery, installation as well as after sales maintenance requirements around the U.A.E. Our clients include the Gulf region, MENA, and the African region. For more information please visit our website www.al-bandak.com

Bugatti AT GULFHOST 2018 This year too Bugatti participates in GULFHOST 2018, the highly anticipated fair held in Dubai from 30th October to 1st November where the operators of HoReCA food service industry organized the distribution and hotelier presenting the new generation products and technological innovations in the industry. Under the spotlight at the Bugatti stand are the new household appliances dedicated to professionals: Vento Professional and Vento, Bugatti's power blenders.

The Bugatti stand offers a unique multisensory experience to all visitors, inspired by the combination of contemporary and natural cuisine showcooking led by the chefs and the imaginative mixology creations of irresistible cocktails. Bugatti was founded in 1923 and for more than 90 years it has been producing small and big jewels for the house with a strong innovative charge and an original and sophisticated design, that interprets changing desires and enrich habits and

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lifestyles. The brand's success stems from the unique style of its products, where high technology blends with the Italian taste for shapes and details, and the morals of doing business. In 2005, Bugatti entered the small home appliances market and in 2015 developed a new line of highly innovative smart tools that blend performance-related aspects. In collaboration with Al Bandak Trading EST LLC at GulfHost, Bugatti wants to make the strength of its products with

innovative technology and unique design available for the HoReCa channel. Gulfhost 2018. S2-206. Italian Zone

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I HEALTH, WELLNESS AND PROVENANCE IN SPOTLIGHT AS VALUE OF THE GCC FOOD IMPORTS IS SET TO TOP USD53.1 BILLION

nnovation, product upscaling, health and provenance certification are leading regional trends expected to drive consumer purchases among the USD53.1 billion worth of food imports Gulf countries are expected to make by 2020. That prediction is made by Euromonitor International, the official knowledge partner of the Dubai World Trade Centre's (DWTC) bespoke trio of food shows - The Specialty Food Festival, SEAFEX and yummex Middle East - which run from October 30 - November 1, 2018. With the Middle East and African snacks industry now growing about 5 per cent a year, according to Euromonitor International, yummex Middle East - the region's leading trade fair for sweets and snacks - will be a test-bed of taste for a market where locally-produced brands go head-to-head with global majors. Leading the charge for those homegrown brands at the three-day show will be UAEbased exhibitor BMB (Baklawa Made Better), one of the most recognised confectionary and

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SHIFT IN GCC CONSUMER DEMAND PROVES 'HEALTHY' FOR DWTC'S BESPOKE FOOD TRADE SHOWS snacking companies in the MENA region. Mohamad Khachab, Partner and COO, BMB said: “We understand the changing trend towards healthier food options and are committed to meeting the demands by offering “healthier” sweets. The upcoming launch of our new brand Freakin' Healthy underscores how we listen and adapt to what consumers want.” “BMB believes in the opportunities presented at yummex, which is why we have been participating every year since 2007. This event is beneficial to us as it opens doors for OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018


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networking, developing connections, and creating lasting business relations with endless opportunities,” added Khachab The Specialty Food Festival is a showcase of innovation across six product streams from artisan and gourmet, organic and fresh, fair trade and ethnic, bakery and cereals, nuts, seeds and dried fruits as well as specialty beverages. The visitor experience promises to be as thought-provoking and engaging as the products on offer. SEAFEX, the professional seafood event, will be heavily focused on sustainable resources and providence. Norwegian exhibitor Seafood from Norway is a collective mark for Norwegian Seafood

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products. The association says Norwegian seafood is 'unique because it not only originates from cold, clear waters, but also utilises several generations of experience and modern knowledge and technology and is harvested and farmed in a sustainable manner'. It is responsible for several million Norwegian seafood meals all over the world daily. At SEAFEX 2018, Seafood from Norway will be presented by Norwegian seafood exporters, together with Norwegian Seafood Council, representing a wide range of species, such as salmon, shellfish, whitefish and pelagic. Taiwan's Ammon International is also meeting demand for a range of alternative species including Mahi, Wahoo, Black pomfret and Unagi Kabayakin. Sourced from top seafood producing countries, the fish are reared following the strictest well water testing control methods to ensure no artificial genes or hormones are present. “Together these three shows cast a brilliant spotlight on how tastes and consumer expectations are changing throughout the region to fall increasingly in-line with global trends,” explained Trixie Lohmirmand, Senior Vice President, Exhibitions & Events Management, DWTC. “Consumers region-wide are becoming ever more discerning in their food preferences, with choices being influenced by health and environmental concerns as well as desire for quality, diversity and convenience.” Meanwhile, the global trend for healthier ingredients has given added prominence to the benefits of dates and is now reflected in the year-on-year expansion of DWTC's Global Date Market. More than 15,000 trade buyers from over 110 countries are due at the show trio and Global Date Market, which collectively span more than 20,000 square metres of exhibition space. Running alongside the annual trio of bespoke food shows will be GulfHost, the complete hospitality equipment sourcing Expo for the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Accessible strictly to business and trade visitors, the shows run 10 am - 6 pm from October 30 - 31 and 10 am - 4 pm on November 1.

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iven its central location on the world map, Dubai has long been an international trading hub. Indo Agro Food Fair is the region's first and only trade show dedicated to Indian food and agricultural products. The pioneering exhibition, hosted from December 4 to 5, will showcase the latest Indian technologies and innovative agricultural products to a global audience. Presented by Food Exhibition Organizers, in association with the local authorities, the flagship event will be attended by agronomists, farm owners, engineers and technicians, bankers and investors, and other industry professionals. As many as 80 Indian exporters, dealing with a range of agriculture products, will participate in this event. Hitting the ground running, 48 stands have already been secured at Indo Agro. It has five prominent stands spanning 18-square meters. “India is one of the largest producers of food in the world and has an outstanding competitive strength in food processing. Plentiful sunshine, variable soil texture, varied agroclimatic zones and bountiful rainfall sets the stage for the production of a whole range of agricultural products around the year in different parts of the country. Every economic plant species in the world, ranging from temperate orchard crops like apples to tropical mangoes, thrive and flourish in India," says Ilhaj Mohsin, co-founder of Indo Agro. Given the similarity in culture and cuisine, the UAE market is the perfect audience to OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018

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INDO AGRO FOOD FAIR TO BRING A WEALTH OF INDIAN FOOD AND TECH TO THE UAE THE REGION'S FIRST INDIAN FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL FAIR TO BE HOSTED THIS DECEMBER promote Indian food products to. Both countries share a love for fresh fruits and vegetables, basmati rice, dairy products, buffalo, sheep, and goat meat spices, premium nuts like cashews and much more. “The export of scheduled agricultural products to the UAE market has been growing year on year”, adds Ilhaj Mohsin. “This makes the Indo Agro Food Fair 2018 a must-attend event for F&B and agriculture professionals in Dubai”. The Indo Agro Food Fair promises to be an indispensable platform for the exporters to either consolidate or expand their operations, to both Dubai and the greater region. It will be hosted from December 4 to 5 at the Conrad Hotel in the Trade Center Area, Dubai. The event will run from 9 AM to 8 PM. Admission is free and more information about the event is at IndoAgro.com

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he 40th SIGEP (Rimini Expo Centre, 19-23 January 2019) will look to the future, celebrating the tradition of the world's leading trade fair for artisan confectionery and pursuing the aim of highlighting the talent of great professionals, from the youngest to wellknown international masters. SIGEP 2019 will sum up the activity of highlighting the product chains carried out worldwide in recent months in the great show that for 40 years has turned the spotlight on the Italian Exhibition Group expo, with its sectors dedicated to artisan gelato, pastry, bakery and coffee, under the banner of this huge event for food service. As far as pastry is concerned, the spotlight is on the fifth edition of the Junior World Pastry Championship, with the best young (under-23) talents competing for a coveted title of extraordinary quality. Contestants are from: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Croatia, Philippines, France, India, Italy, Russia, Singapore and Taiwan. In the competing countries selections are proceeding to choose the participants and in the next three months are scheduled in Croatia,

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SIGEP 2019: AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE TALENT OF WORLDWIDE ARTISAN CONFECTIONERY the Philippines, France, India and Singapore. The Italian team, selected at SIGEP 2018, will be formed by Filippo Valsecchi (Lecco) and Vincenzo Donnarumma (Naples). The Junior World Pastry Championship, conceived 10 years ago by master pastry chef Roberto Rinaldini, will have "Flying� as its theme and each contestant will have the support of a team to help him show his talent in the seven tests involved. The competition will be OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018


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staged on the first two days of SIGEP in the Pastry Arena (Hall B5) and the awards ceremony is scheduled for 5:00 pm on Sunday 20th January 2019. The new feature in 2019 will be the International Pastry Camp, a valuable opportunity to show the evolution of the pastry schools that are emerging throughout the world. The best young pastry chefs will arrive from seven countries: the “pastry stars� of the future who will show their skills in the Pastry Arena, making the world's typical desserts on Monday 21st January. Another showcase is added to the traditional SIGEP Giovani, scheduled for

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Wednesday 23rd with the participation of Italian schools, in collaboration with Conpait, Pasticceria internazionale and Castalimenti. As of this year, SIGEP Giovani officially becomes one of the key events of the Pastry Arena calendar. On Monday 21st January, the Pastry Arena hosts the selections to form the Italian team that will compete at The Pastry Queen in 2020, access to which is possible by excelling in the three tests foreseen for the selection among the best lady pastry chefs. At the 40th SIGEP another key player will be the spectacular Star of Sugar contest, which will join the Pastry Events. International sugar masters will present their spectacular creations in an area adjacent to the Pastry Arena at the expo, where they will remain on show for all five days. On Tuesday 22nd January the Pastry Arena will host the Italian Junior and Senior Pastry Championships. As well as already successful professionals, performances by young talents on the profession's launching pad. The winner will represent Italy at the 2021 Junior World Pastry Championship in Rimini. Registration is open until 30th November. The absolute quality of the events is ensured by a Pastry Events Committee, whose permanent members are pastry's most authoritative personalities, coordinated by master pastry chef Roberto Rinaldini: Iginio Massari (Honorary President of the Academy of Italian Master Pastry Chefs and Honorary President of the Jury of the Junior World Championship), Gino Fabbri (President of the Academy of Italian Master Pastry Chefs), Vittorio Santoro (Director, CASTAlimenti and Contest Official), Federico Anzelotti (Chairman, Conpait and President of the Italian Junior and Senior Pastry Competitions), Livia Chiriotti (Chief Editor, Pasticceria Internazionale), Ennio Parentini (General Manager, Gruppo Mobe), Igor Maiellano (Sales Manager, Valrhona Italia), Greta Fossati Trade Marketing Events and Promotion, Friesland Campina) and Giorgia Maioli, SIGEP pastry brand manager.

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IAL Middle East 2018 is going to build on an exceptionally successful 2017 edition, which attracted 1,000+ exhibitors, 19,000+ unique visitors (a 16% increase over 2016) and 498 fully hosted VIP buyers. In 2018, SIAL Middle East is gearing towards to welcome 1,000+ exhibitors, 20,000+ visitors and up to 500 fully hosted VIP buyers. The event is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and is organised in strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA). The event this year will feature innovative food, beverage and hospitality products from categories including (but not limited to) grocery products, dried products, confectionery, biscuits and pastry, non-alcoholic beverages, fruits and vegetables, dried fruits, dairy products, eggs, delicatessen, ready meals, meat and tripe, fish, molluscs and shellfish and cured and salted

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for visitors to come through. These activities and events make SIAL Middle East stand out from other trade events in the region. As the host of region's largest culinary competition La Cuisine, SIAL Middle East welcomes 1,000+ chefs to the event every year. Senior regional and international chefs take guided tours daily to meet with exhibitors at their stands as part of the Roaming Chefs initiative, ensuring the exhibitors with foodservice offering see just the right influencers for adoption of their products in kitchens around the region. In memory of the founding father of the Emirates Culinary Guild, The Alen Thong Golden Coffee Pot Young Chefs Challenge will return for its 2nd edition since its launch in 2016. The competition will feature 10 international young chef teams including Singapore, Maldives, India, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, South Africa, Panama, China, UAE and Estonia who will showcase their skills. Matchmaking is one of the key activities which is keenly followed and much appreciated by the exhibitors. Exhibitors are able to meet preselected fully hosted VIP buyers in dedicated speed networking sessions based on a product category. Each introduction lasts for 3 minutes for exhibitors and hosted buyers to exchange business cards, introduce the product and share stand number to schedule a detailed meeting. Another feature unique to SIAL Network shows around the world is SIAL Innovation. While visitors are spoilt for choice across the exhibition with 1000's of products, SIAL Innovation offers a unique perspective by showcasing the best of F&B innovation during the year. It is also an opportunity for visitors to see winning products from SIAL Network events in Paris, Montreal, Shanghai, New Delhi and Jakarta as part of SIAL Innovation World Champions. Exclusive to SIAL Middle East is its travel catering sector offering across all SIAL Network events. Running for 36 years, The Mercurys is the most prestigious award in travel catering, worldwide and ensures region's largest gathering of airline catering professionals. As one of the key food and beverage buyers, more than 40 regional and international airlines and airline catering companies attend SIAL Middle East every year. Last but not least, recognising the challenges of food security in the region, the Food Security Center Abu Dhabi (FSCAD) will once again OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018

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bring together top government officials, CEOs and industry experts to discuss ways of ensuring the availability of affordable, sustainable and nutritious food. Panelists will address crucial topics related to food security and discuss regional governments' approaches towards the improvement of market-led agribusiness and investment decisions. SIAL Middle East is part of SIAL Network, the world's largest network of professional B2B food exhibitions. With an international presence, more than 50 years' experience, and combining its global knowledge with the local approach of its market, the SIAL Network has become a world benchmark for food industry players. It hosts thousands of companies from over 109 countries and attracts a live community of more than 365,800 buyers including 100% of the retail industry. For more information on the event or to register to attend the 2018 edition of SIAL Middle East, please visit: www.sialme.com.

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he 37th edition of Saudi Agriculture Exhibition recently concluded its activities, amid wide acclaim from regional and international exhibitors and visitors for the success of the event, organized by Riyadh Exhibitions Company, at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center (RICEC). The event attracted a record number of visitors reaching more than 15,000 during the four days of the event, including the remarkable presence of international leaders from more than 30 countries which explored investment opportunities within the Saudi agriculture sector. It also received extensive coverage from local and regional media. The Saudi Agriculture Exhibition plays a major role in establishing sustainability in the agricultural sector in the Kingdom as developing this sector is key to achieving the government's

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sustainable food security programs in line with Saudi Vision 2030. The event featured the latest products, technologies and innovations in the agricultural sector and local and international visitors also learned from the experiences of innovators, decision- makers and manufacturers on key investment projects. Mohammad Al Al-Sheikh, Head of Marketing, Riyadh Exhibitions Company, said: “During the four-day event, Saudi Agriculture Exhibition has successfully achieved its objectives in positioning the country's key food security programs in line with Saudi Vision 2030, which aims to increase agriculture's GDP contribution and boost economic development. The event also helped the sector keep pace with the latest developments towards achieving a sustainable agricultural sector and conserve the Kingdom's natural resources.� AL Al-Sheikh further commended the continuing efforts of the government in supporting the agricultural sector and urged stakeholders to participate in the next edition of the exhibition which will be held from 21 to 24 October, 2019.

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WOP DUBAI REVIEW

AL HAJIRI INAUGURATES INTERNATIONAL PERISHABLES EXPO MIDDLE EAST 2018

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nder the patronage of His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Dubai Airports, Dawood Abdul Rahman Abdullah Al Hajiri, Director General, Dubai Municipality and HE Thomas Kufen, the Lord Mayor of the city of Essen inaugurated the International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP DUBAI) 2018, the leading platform for fresh produce in the Middle East which took place from October 1- 3, at the Dubai World Trade Centre WOP DUBAI 2018 welcomed participants from 40 countries including 12 official country pavilions throughout the three-day event, and OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018

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hosted a total of 213 local, regional and international exhibitors. As in the past, visitors of WOP DUBAI 2018 could witness innovative offerings that cater to the fruit and vegetable sectors from over 80 countries seeking to serve the region's fresh food sector. Malaysia participated at WOP DUBAI for the first time and is hosting a Country Pavilion led by the Ministry of Agriculture and agrobased Industry Malaysia. The Malaysia Pavilion has showcased the country's wide range of agricultural goods and services, in line with its efforts to promote its agricultural transformation and expansive network on agro-based processing and marketing. The event fittingly addressed the sector's demand for storage and logistics for these perishable goods and is introducing a new segment in this edition focused on logistics and cold chain business in the Arab Gulf region, opening new growth opportunities for the sector.

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FOOD PROCESSING EQUIPMENT

RADEMAKER: PROFITABLE BAKERY PRODUCTION SOLUTIONS FOOD BUSINESS GULF & MIDDLE EAST

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ademaker transforms bakery traditions of the past into robust, state-of-the-art industrial bakery production lines that meet and exceed customer requirements all over the world. Rademaker develops and supplies innovative solutions for the bakery industry. They are one of the front runners in the bakery industry, with a service that goes well beyond the delivery and installation of bakery production lines alone. OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018


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Dedicated, highly skilled and experienced professionals employ the latest engineering technology to provide customers with solutions that allow them to face the future with confidence. Based upon customer requirements, Rademaker food technicians combine customized innovations with the latest standard technology, resulting in flexible production lines and turn-key solutions. On top of that Rademaker offer an unmatched 24/7 support all over the world. OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018

The Rademaker Portfolio consists out of production lines for:  Bread  Flatbread  Pizza  Croissants  Laminator  Pastry  Pie and Quiche  Total System Integrated solutions It is no surprise that dough processing holds no secrets to Rademaker. Rademaker solutions are geared towards the customer's specific dough process and products. The development process starts in the Rademaker Technology Centre, here production processes are tested in an optimal testing environment. Rademaker technologists develop the best products their customers demand and translate these into a Rademaker production line that will yield maximal results in terms of product quality and return on investment, with a focus on ingredient and waste reduction. A unique combination of proven and new technology plus attention for detail, all based on customer requirements, guarantee Rademaker to be the perfect partner in the bakery industry.

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RADEMAKER DEVELOPS AND SUPPLIES INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR THE BAKERY INDUSTRY. THEY ARE ONE OF THE FRONT RUNNERS IN THE BAKERY INDUSTRY, WITH A SERVICE THAT GOES WELL BEYOND THE DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION OF BAKERY PRODUCTION LINES ALONE.

Find out why Rademaker is considered as the market leader for bakery production solutions, visit them at Gulfood Manufacturing booth B4-2. FOOD BUSINESS GULF & MIDDLE EAST


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67% OF CONSUMERS IN THE MIDDLE EAST ALREADY USE MOBILE APPS TO RESEARCH NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION ON FOOD PRODUCTS.”

sen Kural, Regional Sales Manager for Ingredion Middle East, looks at how consumers in the Middle East are taking advantage of technology to check ingredient lists and product claims and explores the implications this has for the food industry. The growth of the Middle East and North African food and beverage sector is well documented and predicted to grow by a further 7.4 per cent over the next three years (Euromonitor International ). As food manufacturers and retailers look to tap into this burgeoning market, consideration must be given to the growing influence of technology on consumer buying habits. The latest consumer insights from Ingredion* show that the practice of scrutinising ingredient lists and verifying nutritional claims online before buying - also known as webrooming - is increasingly common, particularly in the Middle East. In the region, 67% of respondents said they are already using apps to research nutritional information which is significantly higher than

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'WEBROOMING' WIDESPREAD IN CONSUMER FOOD PURCHASING DECISIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST the global average of 46%. Technology is playing a decisive role in the continuing trend towards greater transparency within the food and drink industry. Used in-store, mobile apps enable consumers to change their mind about a product at the point of purchase and this has significant implications for how manufacturers think about formulation in terms of OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018


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this has significant implications for how manufacturers think about formulation in terms of ingredient recognition, ingredient lists and front-ofpack claims. Busy lifestyles are also having an impact. As more people turn to online shopping in the home or at the office, checking what goes into a product is becoming easier. The research also showed that a third of consumers in the Middle East look at product information online at home too. Consumers are increasingly interested in what goes into their food and where it comes from. Combine this with technological developments and the ability to verify product information on the spot, 24/7 and it's clear that the era of the savvy purchaser and smarter shopping is here to stay. For product development teams and marketers, it is no longer enough to have a label that looks good. It goes beyond simply attracting shoppers to pick up a product or put it in a virtual shopping basket. Technology means that consumers are actively researching and becoming more aware of issues such as low-fat alternatives potentially being higher in sugar or salt. This has an impact on how food manufacturers approach their new product development and recipe formulation or reformulation. Ingredient replacement cannot compromise the nutritional value of a product, it is about exploring ways to find a clean label solution that is both affordable and maintains, or even boosts, its nutritional profile. Food manufacturers in the Middle East need to take a more transparent approach to ensure that ingredient lists and claims meet consumer expectations. This, in turn will offer them more incentive to buy. Where should manufacturers focus their development? Consumers identify healthier, freshtasting and nutritious new products as their top priorities for food manufacturers. Overall, 54% of consumers in the Middle East said they would be willing to pay more for a healthier product, as long as it tastes better, indicating the importance of health and wellness trends in this market. However, product quality also matters. When formulating new products or adapting recipes to boost nutritional profiles, the overall taste, texture and stability OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018

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cannot be compromised or consumers will look elsewhere for great-tasting, healthier alternatives. '54% of consumers in the Middle East said they would be willing to pay more for a healthier product, as long as it tasted better.' Recognisable ingredients combined with clear, accessible information will be key to broadening transparency and building trust with customers. Consumers across the Middle East want healthy, nutritious food but rank increasing product prices as one of their top concerns (42%). The challenge for food and drink manufacturers is to reformulate and manufacture high-quality, nutritious products that deliver on taste and freshness in an affordable and cost-effective way. This is just one of the key trends that Ingredion experts look forward to discussing with visitors at this years Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 in Dubai (6-8 November).

To learn more about formulating consumerwinning, on-trend food and beverages, visit Ingredion on Stand S2-D22 at this year's Gulfood Manufacturing event. To book an appointment click here or visit https://go.ingredion.com/gulfood-2018. FOOD BUSINESS GULF & MIDDLE EAST


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VALUE-ADDING SOLUTIONS FROM ISHIDA

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olutions that deliver the highest standards in pack accuracy, consistency and quality while ensuring the fastest speeds and maximum efficiencies on the production line will be showcased by Ishida Europe at this year's Gulfood Manufacturing. Highlights include the world's fastest VFFS snacks bagmaker, the Inspira; specialist weighers for challenging applications such as dried fruit, sticky fresh proteins and fragile biscuits and confectionery; advanced quality control systems including the award-winning Ishida AirScan leak detector and the latest Xray model for the detection of small bones in chicken fillets; and Ishida's unique Sentinel™ remote monitoring software to enhance machine performance and efficiency. The Ishida Inspira rotary and intermittent bagmakers offer a top speed of 200 bags per minute (bpm) for extruded snacks and up to 150bpm for potato chips for the rotary version, with an Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) in excess of 99%. Advanced software and servo-controlled variable seal time, jaw temperature and jaw pressure enable the machines to handle a variety of films, including

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standard, metallised, recyclable and biodegradable, as well as gusseted and block bottom bags with minimal change parts. A large 15.3” touchscreen provides an intuitive HMI (Human-Machine Interface) as part of an enhanced intelligent 'visual management' strategy designed to improve operator productivity. The Inspira rotary bagmaker is being demonstrated as part of Ishida's iTPS™ (Integrated Total Packaging System), the world's only complete snack food packing system with all weighing and bagmaking elements from one supplier. This delivers maximum packing line efficiency and reliability with minimum product and film waste. The Ishida RV multihead weigher on display offers a best-in-class solution for the high speed, high efficiency handling of sticky dried fruit such as dates, prunes, apricots and dried grapes. A combination of coated and surface area reducing contact materials optimise product flow while, as part of Ishida's most advanced RV series, the weigher incorporates a number of market-leading features including Pulse Width Modulation and Anti-Floor Vibration that deliver the highest levels of speed and accuracy. Flexible power modes can reduce power consumption by up to 20% and the IP69k design offers long term resistance to water ingress. For fresh, sticky or fragile foods such as fresh protein, sliced or bruise-sensitive fruit, ready meals and biscuits, Ishida's lineardesigned multihead weigher provides a unique solution. The weigher can reduce labour costs by around three operators per OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018


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shift. Speeds of up 60 packs per minute for the 12 head model with giveaway of less than 1% of pack weight deliver a typical payback of less than one year. The Ishida AirScan minimises spoilage in a wide variety of pre-packed retail food products where CO2 is used as part of the MAP process. It uses advanced laser technology to identify leaks of CO2 from holes as small as 0.25mm in sealed MAP packs at speeds of up to 180 packs per minute, ensuring that maximum quality can be achieved without compromising on high throughput speeds. The advanced Ishida IX-GN X-ray inspection system provides excellent sensitivity in the detection of a wide variety of foreign bodies in both packed and bulk food, with the ability to find even the tiniest amounts of steel, aluminium, tin, glass, stone, hard rubber, plastic, bones and shells at high inspection speeds. The unique Ishida Genetic Algorithm (GA) technology enables the machine to be trained to more easily detect specific contaminants and the system can also undertake a variety of other quality control functions such as spotting deformed or missing product and weight estimation. The Ishida IX-G2 Poultry Solution uses special dual-energy technology to detect wish, rib and fan bones and provide a fully integrated solution for the handling, inspection and rejection of unpacked chicken fillets. Rejected products are transported via an integral reject return conveyor back to operators for rework on the infeed to the system. The IX-G2 is available in both single OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2018

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and dual lane variants with throughputs of up to 220 fillets per minute. The DACS-GN-SE checkweigher has been developed as a high-value economy machine that combines exceptional speed and accuracy at an affordable price. An intuitive, menu-based display ensures ease of use and fast set-up, and an open frame design provides easy cleaning. It can be specified with Retail Reject Confirmation software to help food manufacturers meet the latest retail codes of practice. The DACS-GN-SE is also available with the Ishida Data Capture System, a powerful software that captures the data from every pack that passes across the checkweigher to deliver real-time displays and reports which help companies identify cost-saving opportunities and maximise OEE. All Ishida equipment can be specified with the company's unique remote customer care software solution, Sentinel™, which combines machine performance monitoring with comprehensive data capture and in-depth analysis. This enables manufacturers and packers to operate their lines to maximum performance and efficiency and avoid unnecessary and unwanted downtime. Ishida Sentinel™ software connects compatible Ishida machines, anywhere in the world, to a central system manned by Ishida engineers. This provides complete monitoring of machines, however widely distributed, with Ishida experts on hand to identify and rectify any faults or poor performance.

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