Archive for the ‘Food and Drink’ Category

Planning can make your Australian wine supply smoother

11 December 2017 – UK retailers looking to secure more supplies of Australian wines will be boosted by the news that volumes are on the increase and the UK remains the biggest market for Australian wine. With increasing interest from China and the USA in this market, UK retailers may need to think...
December 11th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Food and Drink | Read More

Colombia shares a tasteful art form – painting with coffee

Colombia shares a tasteful art form – painting with coffee
Adriana and her coffee art. Colombia shares a tasteful art form – painting with coffee  By Graciete Amaro and James Brewer A caffeine boost is being administered by Colombia to the world of fine art. The coffee-cultivating republic is proud of its output of high-quality beans, and at its national...
November 18th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Paintings and Sculpture, Tourism | Read More

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall
John Faraclas The BDI fell another 13 points earlier on today, a bit of  a milder fall as the losses for both Capers and Panamaxes as well as for the Supras have been halved. Geopolitics still an issue, greatly affecting the trade and, coupled with a real credit crunch, might lead to disasters. John...
November 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention

Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention
State tourism secretary Ana Mendes Godinho at WTM. Portugal’s Alentejo attracts international attention By Graciete Amaro My native province of Alentejo, Portugal, is increasingly in the spotlight of the tourism industry – although officials are making sure they expand the business at a careful pace. Alentejo...
November 15th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Featured, Food and Drink, Holidays, Tourism | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Beloved Aegean Cruises Combine Marquee Destinations with Hidden Gems 71 Total Iconic Calls Scheduled for 2019, A Nine Percent Increase Piraeus, Greece: Celestyal Cruises announced its 2019 Itineraries, which will bring its passengers to the best of the Aegean. All cruises depart...
November 15th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

GEODIS extends its U.S. partnership with Danone Waters of America

GEODIS extends its U.S. partnership with Danone Waters of America
… Capitalizing on a successful partnership established since 2014, GEODIS manages, since July 1st, 2017 a new warehouse in Los Angeles, California (USA), for Danone Waters of America, a subsidiary of Danone specializing in the distribution of bottled water. A new five-year contract covers logistics...
November 8th, 2017 | Food and Drink, Health and Safety, HR | Read More

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…

Early Dry and Wet Market blues…
John Faraclas Did I hear you say shipping business intuition, eh??? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a steady upwards …“spree” ended the day with four points down at 1,578, which on the other hand is 91 points plus since last week’s closing (1,487). The wets were both down. The Geopolitics...
October 20th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Charity, European Union, Events, Food and Drink, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Associated Bee Ports is keeping Britain buzzing

Associated Bee Ports is keeping Britain buzzing
Tina Raleigh, left, a member of ABP’s Green Team with local bee keeper Karen Wood. ABP Humber has taken on a green initiative by introducing around 50,000 honey bees to support the local ecosystem. To Port of Hull has recently installed a beehive and bee friendly plants to help preserve these vital...
October 18th, 2017 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Food and Drink, News, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Fracino scoops awards accolade for growth and innovation

Fracino scoops awards accolade for growth and innovation
l to r Mark Gilmore from Birmingham City University, Adrian Maxwell and awards host, Raaj Shamji. Fracino has been named Business of the Year in the Birmingham Awards which celebrate and showcase the dynamic contribution of the city’s companies and individuals. The latest accolade acknowledges how...
October 12th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink | Read More

“Georgia – the Birthplace of Wine”

“Georgia – the Birthplace of Wine”
Georgia’s claim to wine fame. “Georgia – the Birthplace of Wine” By James Brewer It is a bold claim, but the evidence is in the pips. The world’s oldest wine-making tradition is averred by the Republic of Georgia, which says it has enjoyed 8,000 years of uninterrupted production from grapes,...
October 10th, 2017 | Archaeology, Associations, Events, Food and Drink, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

MCTC Unveils Relaunched Website

MCTC Unveils Relaunched Website
Christian Ioannou Leading catering training provider Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) has now gone live with its new relaunched website. Over the last few years MCTC, which offers a variety of training programmes to both new and experienced catering crew members globally, has been growing...
October 3rd, 2017 | Food and Drink | Read More

V-ZUG chosen by private superyacht, MY The Wellesley

V-ZUG chosen by private superyacht, MY The Wellesley
MY The Wellesley Luxury Superyacht Innovators in the design and manufacture of high quality appliances V-ZUG UK, is pleased to announce it has been chosen to become part of the private superyacht, MY The Wellesley: famed for its Art Deco design and superior luxury. Bringing a heightened level...
October 2nd, 2017 | Food and Drink, Jet set, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Yachting | Read More

MCTC upgrades training courses with Steamship Mutual

MCTC upgrades training courses with Steamship Mutual
Chris Adams Leading maritime training provider Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) has launched its upgraded training course in association with International Group P&I Club Steamship Mutual. MCTC has been working closely with Steamship Mutual to upgrade its 10-week Safe Food Handling &...
September 7th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security | Read More

KUKLA UK becomes a reality and an instant player

KUKLA UK becomes a reality and an instant player
l to r: Hannah Webb, Martin Jacobs, Steve Wood and Lynda Simms, outside the new Kukla UK head office July 17 2017 – The UK logistics sector has a new entrant with an established European pedigree and marks a bold entrance into the beverage sector across mainland Europe. Robert Kukla GmbH –...
July 17th, 2017 | Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

Seahorse Club’s Summer Splash

Seahorse Club’s Summer Splash
Tom Waters from Image Line at centre stage… and on the right The Nautical Institute’s Bridget Hogan with guests… Picture credits: Anna Menis I guess that journalists and other practitioners involved in any way in the maritime media world had more than enough with news and important...
July 6th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Food and Drink, HR, Press and Media | Read More

Who isn’t afraid of the BDI@ 829…

Who isn’t afraid of the BDI@ 829…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 18 points earlier on today and now stands uncomfortably at 829 points; the Geopolitics inclusive of the  G20 forum taking place tomorrow in Hamburg will determine a great deal of future politics and trade AND possibly the environment. John Faraclas’...
July 6th, 2017 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Corruption, European Union, Food and Drink, IUA, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Marine Catering trainees join shipowners and managers globally Day of the Seafarer

Marine Catering trainees join shipowners and managers globally Day of the Seafarer
The final cakes ready to be judged Trainees currently participating in a catering training programme in The Philippines marked Day of the Seafarer with a baking competition. Marine Catering Training Consultancy (MCTC) marked the special occasion by encouraging students to bake and decorate their own...
June 27th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, HR | Read More

Tasting Georgia…

Tasting Georgia…
Tasting Georgia: A Food and Wine Journey in the Caucasus by gourmet Carla Capalbo By James Brewer After Alexander the Great swept into what is now the Republic of Georgia, he is reported to have ordered the destruction of Khertvisi, one of Georgia’s most spectacular fortresses. It is unknown whether...
June 25th, 2017 | Awards, Books, Food and Drink, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Photography, Tourism | Read More

HBUK- Banking on charity’s success

HBUK- Banking on charity’s success
Another sector besides shipping that Greeks admire worldwide, both as a vital activity and for its charitable offerings, is that of banking. Last night at the Ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London’s Knightsbridge, the HBUK – the Hellenic Bankers Association in the UK* – had its...
June 11th, 2017 | Banking, Charity, Events, Finance, Food and Drink, People and Places, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

HEINEKEN Netherlands, Nedcargo and GoodFuels to transport beer using low carbon, sustainable marine fuel

HEINEKEN Netherlands, Nedcargo and GoodFuels to transport beer using low carbon, sustainable marine fuel
… Collaborative initiative paves the way for further dramatic reductions in CO2 and local emissions from both inland and seaborne maritime transport AMSTERDAM, JUNE 8, 2017: HEINEKEN® Netherlands, leading foodstuff distributor Nedcargo, and GoodFuels, the first marine biofuel company focused on...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Bunkering, Consumers Market, Emissions, Environment, Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success

Chios at the forefront of Greece’s Tourism Success
Dancing on stage… A group of Dutch journalists escorted by Eleni Skarveli, the head of the GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation) in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg,  are now on the Island of the Winds*, that is Chios in other words, one of the most prominent and powerful places...
May 10th, 2017 | Archaeology, Charity, Communication, Cruise Industry, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Marinas, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Yoonmi Goh on her first months as Country Manager Korea for JF Hilleberrand

Yoonmi Goh on her first months as Country Manager Korea for JF Hilleberrand
Yoonmi Goh Yoonmi Goh, Country Manager Korea since 1st March 2017 gives an account of her first months in the job and an overview of the Korean wine market. MAINZ, 25th April 2017. Yoonmi Goh, current Country Manager JF Hilleberrand and Trans Ocean Korea since 1st March 2017, joined the company in 2013...
April 25th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Food and Drink, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Fracino launches second bespoke espresso machine for global fast food chain

Sweet taste of success: l to r Caroline Wilkinson SUBWAY® assistant manager, Richard Mills, IPC Europe and Peter Atmore, Fracino. Coffee machine manufacturer Fracino has produced and launched a second bespoke machine for SUBWAY® stores in the UK and Ireland. Following the success of Fracino’s SUB1...
April 20th, 2017 | Food and Drink | Read More

Kallichoron Sunday Brunch

Kallichoron Sunday Brunch
The Kallichoron team Last Sunday found us in Piraeus, attending the brunch hosted by Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel introducing us to local tastes and handmade delicacies of the beautiful island of Astypalea. The event took place at a fully functional event venue with modern aesthetics “Proorismos...
April 8th, 2017 | Events, Food and Drink, Maritime Tourism, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Friend of the Sea and FairPrice join forces to increase sustainable seafood awareness in Singapore by 2020

Friend of the Sea and FairPrice join forces to increase sustainable seafood awareness in Singapore by 2020
FairPrice, major retail chain in Singapore and well known for its long-time commitment to social accountability and community support, has joined forces with Friend of the Sea to promote sustainable seafood awareness in the country.   The retail chain is already highlighting a group of Friend of the...
April 6th, 2017 | Consumers Market, Food and Drink | Read More