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Food festival to host over 150 food and beverage stalls

Food festival to host over 150 food and beverage stalls

More than 150 food and beverage stalls will participate in the Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) 2019, offering “diverse flavours of the world” between March 20 and 30 at Education City’s Oxygen Park.

UN reaches aid warehouses on Yemen frontlines, seeks $4.2 bn

UN reaches aid warehouses on Yemen frontlines, seeks $4.2 bn

The UN said Tuesday it had finally reached vital food aid warehouses on Yemen's frontlines as it scrambled to raise $4.2 billion to provide desperately needed assistance in the war-torn country.

Hassad Food boosts Qatar drive for food self-sufficiency

Hassad Food boosts Qatar drive for food self-sufficiency

Qatar's efforts to be self-sufficient in the food sector on Sunday got a shot in the arm with Hassad Food, a subsidiary of the country's sovereign wealth fund, extending its financial and technical support ...

Unilever buys GSK Asian health drinks arm for 3.3 bn euros

Unilever buys GSK Asian health drinks arm for 3.3 bn euros

Anglo-Dutch food giant Unilever said Monday it is buying GlaxoSmithKline's health drinks portfolio in Asia for a total of 3.3 billion euros ($3.7 billion), including iconic night-time hot drink Horlicks.

France is most food sustainable country, US and UK faltering

France is most food sustainable country, US and UK faltering

France's aggressive measures to tackle food waste, promote healthy lifestyles and adopt eco-farming techniques helped it top a ranking of nations, published on Tuesday, which assesses their food sustainability.

Dioxins in food more harmful than thought, EU watchdog says

Dioxins in food more harmful than thought, EU watchdog says

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on Tuesday slashed its recommended limits in food of dioxins and related toxins - chemicals that have been linked to problems with reproductive health ...

Dear airports: We want more local, ‘real’ food

Dear airports: We want more local, ‘real’ food

Last month, I started a discussion on social media, regarding the lack of local/real/healthy food offerings at major international airports, worldwide.

Pakistan food exports to Qatar up 70% since blockade, says chamber official

Pakistan food exports to Qatar up 70% since blockade, says chamber official

Pakistan has recorded a 70% increase in its food exports to Qatar for the past year since the economic blockade was imposed on the country on June 5, 2017 ...

Malaysia eyes JVs in commodity, food to boost trade with Qatar, says envoy

Malaysia eyes JVs in commodity, food to boost trade with Qatar, says envoy

Malaysia is looking to forge joint ventures in the commodities and food sectors to boost trade relations with Qatar as part of several projects the Southeast Asian country is setting up in the Middle East ...

Indonesia halts new palm oil plantation development

Indonesia halts new palm oil plantation development

Indonesia's president has signed a moratorium on all new palm oil plantation development, an official said Thursday, in a move hailed by environmentalists.

Growing demand’ for Filipino cuisine among expatriates

Growing demand’ for Filipino cuisine among expatriates

Kulinarya Qatar’s three-day event also featured an ‘Asian Food Festival’, which showcased not only Filipino food but also cuisine from other countries in Asia.

Thieves take wing with 1 million euros of Red Bull in Belgium

Thieves take wing with 1 million euros of Red Bull in Belgium

Thirsty thieves stole more than 300 pallets of Red Bull cans worth around one million euros from a depot in Belgium in what police described on Tuesday as a ‘very professional’ heist.