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Enterprise Mauritius,Stand No D4-40


Welcoming no less than four brand new exporters targeting the MENA region, Enterprise Mauritius at SEAFEX is a hive of activity with a major focus on product demonstrations and tasting..Read More

European Seafood,Stand 415


Abbas Muntaser knows a thing or two about seafood sales. Speaking on behalf of European Seafood, forthcoming exhibitors at SEAFEX 2016 he explains, “People right now are more driven towards fresh seafood than ever. Read More

Mena Seafood Buyers Hooked On Sustainability & Health, Say Seafex Exhibitors


Dubai, UAE: Seafood consumers throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are increasingly turning to sustainable sources as the need to conserve stocks internationally begins to hit home.The trend towards sustainable resources is being highlighted at SEAFEX, the region’s first professional seafood show, which runs at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 7-9 November, 2016. Read More

The Biggest World Celebration Of Italian Cuisine Ever Announced For November




Thursday 5 October 2016, Dubai, UAE – The eighth  annual edition of the Italian Cuisine World Summit ( ) is scheduled to start on November 7, 2016 in Dubai and will go on until November 17. Once again this world level event will bring together the best Italian restaurants, food and grape producers, Michelin-starred chefs and culinary experts under one roof. Read More

Cooking with liquorice: Enjoy its umami kick in both sweet and savoury dishes

We’re taking our cue from Nigella Lawson (not to mention other top chefs).

We're rediscovering liquorice. We're realising it doesn't just have to be cheap confectionary, but can have all sorts (if you'll excuse the pun) of culinary applications. Life-long liquorice loathers are discovering that this ancient root can be incredibly delicious. read more 


A grisly ingredient is overlooked, say cutting-edge culinary experts

It is an "edgy, almost forbidden" ingredient that could make the bravest of cooks turn the colour of the traditional chef's uniform... white. Despite blood being the clearest "brute fact" that animals have been slaughtered to put food on a plate before us, one of the world's top culinary teams is calling for blood to be used more widely in the everyday food we eat. read more 


The rise of natural and organic products

"If you can't beat 'em, acquire 'em" has been the motto for many major food and beverage companies this year as more manufacturers acquire smaller natural and organic companies that are slowly eating away at legacy brands’ market share. read more


Octopus has gone from speciality dishes to menus everywhere

Octopus, once seen by diners as too exotic to even try, or, if they did try it, too tough and chewy for their taste, has in the last decade or so gone from ick to menus everywhere. read more


Innovate! Slow product innovation cycles are slowing business!

Bringing to market new products that align with emerging consumer trends around seafood in a timely manner is difficult for many food and beverage companies as the process of creating new, relevant products and moving them through R&D, testing, and marketing to retail takes time — often more time than companies would like. read more



Canned tuna market on the rise in the MENA region

seafood expo dubai MENA’s 380 million population is demanding more seafood and international exporters are responding by increasing their seafood shipments into the region. Explore a sea of products from sting ray, yellow fin tuna, to Indian oil sardines and jumbo prawns. Find both mainstream and private label seafood brands at SEAFEX. Read more

European Seafood unveils extended local & imported product range

dubai seafood expo middle east Trading in all varieties of seafood, European Seafood is participating at SEAFEX for its 3rd consecutive year. Meet this HACCP-certified supplier which holds aquariums with a capacity of over 20,000 kgs of live products, and don't miss its giant lobster products at the show. Also meet suppliers from Canada, Singapore, Denmark, Thailand, and 26 other countries... Read more

Why you don't want to ignore the Middle East seafood market

Northern Ireland This region is surrounded by seven seas which include the Mediterranean, the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Sea. UAE alone has a 136,797 ton shortage of seafood supply against the soaring demand. Find out how to profit from this demand at SEAFEX!  Read more

Talk business with seafood exporters from Norway

Northern Ireland This leading seafood nation has already made a record-breaking NOK 34 billion worth of exports from its aquaculture capabilities this year. Get face to face with officials from the Norwegian Seafood Council for business opportunities, only at SEAFEX.  Read more

Meet the world’s largest farmed caviar producer

Northern Ireland Emirates AquaTech, the Emirati indoor Caspian caviar farm is featuring its top-range products at the show. The company breeds its own sturgeon at a 56,000 sq. mt. farm in Abu Dhabi with a capacity to produce 35 tons of caviar a year. Visit them at SEAFEX. Read more

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