BURGER BONANZA!

From his unique position as head of Global Markets, Kuwait’s business intelligence and market research firm, Ali Boshehry explains and assesses the trends and trials facing Kuwait’s burger businesses.

Kuwait’s food and beverage industry is a dominant force in a region where dining, catering and entertaining is a huge part of the culture. For many generations, life in Kuwait – like much of the Arab world – has traditionally been centered around hospitality, the food and refreshments we consume with our peers and our family. Continue reading “BURGER BONANZA!”

The evolution of the hamburger business in Kuwait

Hamburger was first introduced to the public in Kuwait when Kuwait Food Company (Americana) launched a branch of the famous American fast food restaurant, Hardee’s, in the country in 1981. Wendy’s followed after but shut its operation soon after. 13 years later McDonald’s was launched in Kuwait in 1994 with its first branch on Gulf Road. Continue reading “The evolution of the hamburger business in Kuwait”