Let's Chew Podcast

by Gulfood

Welcome to the Let’s Chew Podcast, presented by Gulfood,The Largest Annual F&B Sourcing Event In The World. I am your host Juweyria Hersi bringing you compelling stories and insights into a wide range of topics in the food and beverage industry from farming, behind the scenes, to the culinary world, to foods we simply love to chew on. In this podcast series, we talk to people, brands, and businesses across the food and drinks  ...   ...  Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • Driving Sustainability in the Food and Beverage Industry With Dina Epifanova

    Driving Sustainability in the Food and Beverage Industry With Dina Epifanova

    Join us for a powerful conversation with Dina Epifanova, Head of Sustainability at IFFCO Group. Dina is a sustainability champion, leading the charge in climate-efficient solutions and responsible sourcing for a more sustainable future. In this episode, you'll discover Dina's remarkable journey and the impactful strides IFFCO is making. Explore the challenges and opportunities of F&B sustainability in a global context, innovative climate-efficient solutions for a greener food system, and how to balance sustainability goals with business profitability. This episode is a must-listen for anyone in the Food & Beverage industry committed to a more sustainable future! Plus, don't miss out on hearing more about the future of sustainable food and agriculture at our upcoming inaugural shows in September, Gulfood Green and Gulfood Agrotech. #sustainability #foodandbeverage #IFFCO #GulfoodGreen

  • Carving a Green Future: Lamis Al Hashimy on Sustainable Cutlery from Fallen Date Palm Leaves

    Carving a Green Future: Lamis Al Hashimy on Sustainable Cutlery from Fallen Date Palm Leaves

    In our latest episode of #LetsChewPodcast, experience the innovative journey of Lamis Al Hashimy from Palmade, who transformed overlooked date palm leaves into sustainable cutlery. Once mere green waste, these leaves sparked an eco-friendly inspiration among Lamis’ team, leading to the development of sustainable cutlery that looks and functions like plastic but is entirely biodegradable. Listen to Lamis’s inspiring story and learn how such innovations are paving the way for a sustainable F&B industry in this episode. Tune in and follow us for more eye-opening discussions with the change-makers in F&B 🎧 #Gulfood

  • Is Blockchain the Key to Ending Smallholder Struggles and Securing A Sustainable Food Supply Chain? | Erin Grover

    Is Blockchain the Key to Ending Smallholder Struggles and Securing A Sustainable Food Supply Chain? | Erin Grover

    Join us as we explore the groundbreaking intersection of technology and sustainability with Erin Grover, a leading voice in leveraging blockchain technology to empower smallholder farmers and power a more sustainable food economy. Discover how blockchain and AI are revolutionising supply chains, enhancing transparency, and driving positive impact across the agricultural landscape.

  • Season 1

  • The Power of Brand as Art: Elevating Your F&B Business Through Creativity With Dennis De Rond

    The Power of Brand as Art: Elevating Your F&B Business Through Creativity With Dennis De Rond

    In this episode of the Let's Chew Podcast, prepare to be captivated as we delve into the fascinating journey of branding genius, Dennis De Rond! 🎙️ From his humble beginnings to conquering the global F&B landscape, Dennis shares his insights with us. Ever wondered how brands like Rainbow Milk and AlShifa achieve iconic status? Dennis spills the beans on their winning strategies. But it's not just about pretty packaging – Dennis reveals the hidden power of branding and the secrets behind creating an emotional connection with consumers. Get ready for an eye-opening exploration of the future of F&B branding, from sustainability to the game-changing impact of AR technology. Tune in now and unlock the secrets to branding success! 🌟 #LetsChewPodcast #BrandingGenius #FandBFuture

  • The Untold Tales Of Yemeni Coffee & Ancient Brewing Rituals With Mokhtar Alkhanshali

    The Untold Tales Of Yemeni Coffee & Ancient Brewing Rituals With Mokhtar Alkhanshali

    Unravel the captivating journey of Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a man driven by purpose, heritage, and a love for coffee. In this episode of Beyond The Monk Of Mokha, we delve into the world of specialty coffee and explore the inspiring story of Mokhtar Alkhanshali. From a third-culture kid grappling with identity to a passionate advocate for social impact, Alkhanshali's path is anything but ordinary. Discover: His transformation from non-profit work to the exciting world of coffee. The pivotal moment that launched him on his coffee-fueled mission. The rich history, poetry, and literature surrounding this ancient beverage. The birth of Port of Mokha and its impact on the global coffee landscape. A sneak peek into his upcoming brand - the next chapter in his coffee saga. This episode is not just about coffee; it's about the power of curiosity, resilience, and finding your purpose. So, tune in today and be inspired by the incredible journey of Mokhtar Alkhanshali!