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The Middle East’s growing thirst for specialty coffee

Arabian Business

The Middle East has been a significant consumer of coffee for centuries but the recent desire for speciality brew is seeing the industry change its approach

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Third wave coffee movement to hit Dubai

Hotelier Middle East

The third wave coffee movement, a global trend for turning coffee from a commodity into an artisan product, will be seen in Dubai soon, promised organisers of Dubai’s International Coffee and Tea festival.

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Top 10 Influential Businesspersons to Watch In the Middle East in 2023


Entrepreneurs are in a league of their own. They come from diverse backgrounds, start at varying ages, bring their skills to the table, possess individual perspectives based on their life experiences, and have their own ways of doing things.

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Ryan Godinho shares 3 life lessons to unlock your inner genius

Gulf Today

Award-winning specialty coffee entrepreneur and restaurateur, Ryan Godinho has no doubt achieved a lot in life

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The Art of Specialty Coffee with Ryan Godinho (06.09.2018)

Sound Cloud

What makes specialty coffee so good? We explore the art and industry of brewing the perfect cup, from farm to consumer with Ryan Godinho, founder and owner of Specialty batch Coffee and Stomping Grounds café.

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International Coffee & Tea Fest in Dubai Will Celebrate the Middle East’s Fast-Growing Coffee Industry

Barista Magazine

It’s hard to believe that Dubai’s annual International Coffee & Tea Festival is already in its seventh year ”hard to believe, that is, unit you look at the incredible growth the Middle East has experienced since 2008.

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Know your coffee: what’s in a label?

Caterer Middle East

Ryan Godinho talks coffee labels and certifications, discussing some of the most common classifications from the ground up, while examining the challenges that these systems impose on the humble coffee grower and providing consumers with a broader perspective

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Ryan Godinho

Forbes Councils

Ryan Godinho is an industry veteran when it comes to the world of coffee in the Middle East. With admiration from his impressive list of loyal clientele, over the last 12 years, his brands have also won numerous local and international awards.

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International Coffee & Tea Festival opens in Dubai

Emirates 24/7

The International Coffee & Tea Festival, which is the only dedicated trade event for the coffee and tea industry in the Arab world, opened on Wednesday at the Meydan IMAX Gallery in Dubai.

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