How former Emirati government official turns food entrepreneur

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  • Date: 05-Aug-2022
  • Source: Gulf News
  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Country: UAE
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How former Emirati government official turns food entrepreneur

“I have a major love for food and everyone around me knows that I am a foodie and I appreciate good dishes,” shared UAE national Mohamed M. Al Falasi. “It is this passion and love that drove me to start not just one but two of my own food businesses.” Apart from being a self-professed foodie, Al Falasi is also a young food entrepreneur who had to make a significant shift in his professional career when he decided to take the entrepreneurial plunge. Over the past decade, Al Falasi held multiple senior positions in government offices, as well as working with auditing giant KPMG, before he ventured into food entrepreneurship to be his own boss in 2017. With degrees in business and finance, Al Falasi grasped the science of managing personal finances, allowing him to save and financially plan enough to eventually start his own food venture ‘Feels Juice Bar & Kitchen’ without taking any external investment or funding. The wellness outlet promotes clean eating and healthy living, and serves juices, smoothies and salads, among other dishes, while priding itself for its “good vibes”, with a branch located on Sunset Beach. “I believe everything is based on an emotional connection