16th edition of the exhibition set to conduct workshops, panel discussions and a special conference on Traditional, Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM)
Expected visitor turn out sets the pace for several new product launches at the exhibition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 12, 2018: The Middle East Organic & Natural Products Expo 2018 is returning to Dubai Convention & Exhibition Centre on November 18-20. It is set to bring the best of organic food and beverage, beauty and wellness, health and nutrition products as well as alternative medicines and therapy. This year, the exhibition has doubled in size and has over 220 exhibitors from 55 countries and 12 major country pavilions. Global Links Exhibitions the organizers have now added an in-depth day-long conference on Traditional, ......read more
High-profile Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 FoodTech Summit reveals how global industry leaders are benefiting from digital transformation
Dubai, UAE – Thursday 8th November, 2018: Digitisation, Artificial Intelligence and next-generation technologies came to the fore on day two of the Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit, as key industry experts take stage discussing the future and transformation of F&B manufacturing facilities in the region.
The agenda-setting Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit, running alongside Gulfood Manufacturing at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) this week, brought together international F&B experts, industry leaders and innovators to discuss the global F&B market development and latest solutions with the future in focus, including how to adapt to digital ......read more
Global industry thought leaders and disruptors share insights during high-profile conference running alongside Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 at DWTC
Dubai, UAE – Wednesday 8th November, 2018: Food manufacturers must learn to collect, analyse and utilise data across the entire manufacturing supply chain if they are to survive and thrive. With some 50 billion food manufacturing assets across the globe expected to be connected by 2020, the industry is evolving rapidly - and a willingness to adapt is key to success.
That was the message from industry leaders gathered at the FoodTech Summit, the thought-leading conference taking place alongside Gulfood Manufacturing 2018, the largest food and beverage processing forum for the Middle East, Asia and Africa, which runs until Thursday 8 November at Dubai World Trade Centre ......read more
First-time exhibitors rewarded for their forward-focused showcase at region’s largest F&B processing industry event
Dubai, November 7, 2018: International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), made an instant impression with its debut outing at Gulfood Manufacturing 2018, the region’s largest food and beverage forum for the processing and manufacturing sector in the Middle East.
IFF, the world’s largest producer of flavours and fragrances, is participating at the show for the first time as one of the 1,600 local and international exhibitors demonstrating how they are feeding the evolving needs of the global food processing industry. And the US-based industry heavyweight was selected for the Gulfood Manufacturing Exhibitor Impact Award, for its impressive stand and presence at the show, which runs at ......read more
Consumer-led trends, tech-driven solutions key to revolutionise F&B industry, as purchasing power lies with millennials, digital natives
Dubai, UAE 6 November 2018: Regional food packaging experts are revealing new technology-based solutions created in response to shifting consumer demands at Gulfood Manufacturing this week.
SIG Combibloc Obeikan (SIG CBOB), one of the world’s leading suppliers of carton packaging and filling machines for food and beverage, have identified a major shift in what end-consumers expect in today’s heightened eco-aware society when it comes to food and drink packaging.
The company will use its participation in Gulfood Manufacturing, running until 8 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre, to unpack the perfect package by combining state of the art technology, connectivity and smart ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018: Nothing marks the arrival of the festive season like Starbucks’ red cups and the global coffee brand is delighted to announce that this year’s seasonal sips will go on sale on Monday, 05 November. For a limited time only, customers can indulge in espresso-based delights including Toffee Nut Latte and Toffee Nut Frappuccino.
The rich buttery flavour of sweet toffee is combined with the warmth of toasted nuts and blended with Starbucks' smooth espresso and velvety steamed milk to make the Toffee Nut Latte. For the final touch, it is then topped with whipped cream and toffee nut sprinkle for a beverage that’s sure to stir up those festive feelings!
Escape the hustle and bustle and cool down with a refreshing Toffee Nut Frappuccino, an ice blended sensation ......read more
The celebration comes after the Great Leader’s call to come together in celebration of UAE Flag Day.
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018: Following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Union Coop raised 29 national flags high above its 18 branches and Commercial Centers in the Emirate of Dubai on 1st November.
H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said, “We gather today to celebrate our flag day with proud of the achievements of our beloved nation under the wise leadership of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan the President of the UAE and H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and ruler of Dubai.”
“It is due to the wise ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018:
What: Hop on Brunch
AED 220 for ladies including house beverages
AED 250 for gents including house beverages
AED 229 for the premium package
Where: Double Decker, Roda Al Murooj
When: Every Friday, 12pm – 4pm
Fancy a cheeky day out with friends? Gather the gang and hop aboard Double Decker’sHop on Brunch for a day filled with grub and games. Trust us, you’ll be well chuffed!
Launching the brunch with a bang, the city’s lads and ladies headed down to Double Decker for a brilliant day of food, drinks and an endless supply of games. Yes, GAMES! In true British fashion, invitees feasted on a delicious buffet comprised of an array of classics. With a variety of drinks and cocktails on tap, none were left wanting as ......read more
Fujairah’s famous beachside bar and grill has reopened with revamped interiors and relaxed, sophisticated vibes
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018: Fujairah’s most popular surf and turf restaurant, Gonu Bar and Grill is all set to welcome patrons and guests to its newly renovated, uber contemporary interiors. Maintaining the glorious legacy of the beach front restaurant, the new wave of renovations harmoniously blend the revamped, all-white décor with the breath-taking surroundings, promising unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean.
The design team has worked closely with Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort’s management to ensure that the refurbishments holistically enhance guest experience. Upgrades at the restaurant are expertly executed and the newly renovated pathway leads guests to the sophisticated, ......read more
Union Coop among nine organizations in the region selected for the prestigious award, following study by Aon
Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2018: Union Coop has been recognized as an ‘Aon Best Employer in the Middle East’ by leading global professional services firm Aon, which provides a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. The results were announced at the recent Aon Best Employers Middle East 2018 Awards Ceremony at the Oberoi Hotel in Dubai.
The 2018 Aon Best Employers Middle East winners were selected based on ranking consistently high levels for employee engagement, organizational agility, engaging leadership and strong talent focus. The rigorous process saw participating organizations assessed against Aon’s regional database of more than 350 organizations and 275,000 employees. This ......read more
Tailored event for FMCGs exploring Private Label and Licensing opportunities arrives as global trademark licensing business rose 3.3 per cent to US$ 271.6 billion in 2018
Middle East & Africa identified as stand-out territory for global growth
Dubai, UAE – Wednesday 31st October, 2018: Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), the region’s leading destination for major exhibitions, conferences and events, has announced plans to expand the Gulfood stable of B2B industry events with the launch of Private Label & Licensing Middle East (PRIME) in 2019.
Scheduled to run from 29-31 October next year, PRIME will be the MENA region’s exclusive exhibition for food and non-food FMCG product mix expansion and brand placement, connecting private label suppliers and contract manufacturers from across the globe ......read more
Noted as a Harvard Business School case study for innovation, iD Fresh is funded by Premji Invest, accelerating its expansion plans to serve Indian diaspora in the UAE and other parts of the world.
DUBAI – October 31, 2018: iD Fresh Food, India’s largest fresh food brand with ready-to-cook packaged batter, traditional Indian breads and other foods, is eying a massive market share in the GCC and beyond with more products from its manufacturing facility in the UAE. The company owns and operates a 40,000 square feet size manufacturing plant in Ajman industrial area to serve the GCC market.
The Bengaluru-based iD Fresh Food has rolled out its much-loved, ready-to-cook authentic and all-natural range of batter, including Idly-Dosa, Ragi Idly-Dosa, rice Rava Idly, and squeeze and fry Vada (an Indian ......read more
GulfHost Restaurant Development Conference spotlights key industry challenges and opportunities
2,500 local, regional and international brands demonstrate the latest innovations transforming the hospitality industry from foodservice equipment to speciality food, sweets, snacks and seafood.
Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2018: The 2018 edition of GulfHost, the complete hospitality equipment sourcing Expo for the Middle East, Africa and Asia and the co-located Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX and yummex Middle East, were officially opened today by His Excellency Dawood Al Hajiri, Director General of Dubai Municipality.
H.E Al Hajiri toured the shows alongside H.E Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General of Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA) and Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), viewing some of the ......read more
Retail Pioneer organized a Press Conference in Dubai – Head Office, wherein details of the Al Warqa City Mall were revealed to the media personnel
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ organized a Press Conference to unveil its upcoming Mall project in ‘Al Warqa’, which will be known as ‘Al Warqa City Mall’. This new shopping mall is an extension to its series of community malls, aiming to serve the neighbourhoods, aconcept that started with its Al Barsha and Etihad Malls.
H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop revealed to the Press that ”The deadline to finish the project located in Al Warqa -3 is March 2020, and will be covering a build up area of 675411 sq. ft. with an estimated budget of AED 257 Million ......read more
Moombai & Co. is introducing a special festive menu with authentic delicacies to celebrate this Diwali, the upcoming festival of lights!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 29, 2018: Moombai & Co. located in H Dubai brings up a Diwali special menu along with many traditional festivities from the 5th to 10th of November.
The desi bar and café is all set to celebrate with its customers by offering a special Diwali menu. Right from savories like Mathri, Chivda and Naan Khatai to starters including Kabuli Channe Ki Tikki, Kadak Seekh Kebab and lots more. Diners can also enjoy this special menu of Moombai & Co. which is available on demand, including the other festive dishes such as the Malai Kofta, Vegetable Tehari, Murgh Ka Salan and various delicious desserts including the Shahi Tukda, Mawa Gujjia and ......read more
Casa Mia to join hands with Michelin star Chef Roberto Franzin for a special sustainably sourced menu
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2018: With the latest edition of the Italian Cuisine World Summit close at hand, foodies in Dubai will get a firsthand experience of the diversity and allure of Italian cuisine. Celebrating one of the world’s most favoured cuisine with home-cooked Italian fare is Casa Mia, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre's award winning restaurant that is revered by true Italian food lovers since the last 2 decades. This quaint Italian restaurant has always been at the forefront of reviving Italy’s culture of gastronomy, by recreating comforting flavours of the region’s specialties. Offering Italian fare aficionados a feast for their senses, Casa Mia’s immensely talented Chef ......read more
We decided to kickoff this weekend by indulging in some Emirati food at Localawi. Upon arriving, we were given an iPad which had their menu written on it. It made it so easy to read, especially as we could zoom in and out of the screen!
A member of staff promptly took our order. Whilst our food was being prepared, we were offered Kahwa and dates that were a lovely way to start the evening. The restaurant had beautiful interiors embraced the vintage theme.
Shortly after, our food began to arrive. We had ordered an assortment of dishes. One such dish was the chicken burger, every ingredient that went in was freshly made from the bread to the chicken and everything in between, it was served with a side of garden salad and French fries. The Emirati-style pancakes were served with creme cheese and were delicious! For dessert, we ordered ......read more
First New Concept Supermarket launched at Al Muteena, Dubai
Dubai UAE, 25th October 2018: Emirates Cooperative Society UAE’s leading grocer that has a chain of supermarkets and hypermarkets in the UAE, today announced their expansion plans with the launch of their new look community supermarket branded ‘Market Street’ near to fish roundabout, Al Muteena, Deria, Dubai. The store is operational and currently offering great deals to boost early customers.
The Chairman of Emirates Co-operative Society, His Excellency Mr. Ali Mohammed Balrahif and Board Director His Excellency Mr. Sultan Ahmed Khalfan Al Ghaith inaugurated the store, which features a brand new look and expresses convenient shopping.
At the grand opening of its new concept store ‘Market Street’, Mr. Mohammed ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2018: Al Adil, UAE’s leading name for Indian spices and masalas is all set to add glitter to this year’s Diwali shopping. Announcing this in a press release Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director Al Adil Trading Co LLC, said that more than 5000 products are lined up to provide a wholesome Diwali experience this year. The product lineup includes specially designed diyas, a wide range of food products as well as a host of decoration items.
“Diwali is one of the most important festivals for Indians. For the diaspora, Diwali holds many significances. They want to recreate the Diwali magic that they experience in their hometown here in the UAE. We have taken all necessary steps to ensure that our Indian friends do not miss out on the festivities. We have a ......read more
Ahead of the Expo Dubai 2020, the goal is to strengthen the presence of PDO products in the United Arab Emirates
Gourmet event held at Eataly on 23rd October
Participation at the World Pasta Day in Abu Dhabi on 25th October
Dubai, UAE; 24 October 2018 – Ahead of the Expo Dubai 2020, the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium joined FICO Eataly World in Dubai for an institutional and business mission organised by the Emilia-Romagna Region. The mission – from 20th to 25th October 2018 – will coincide with the celebrations dedicated to
“Two Years Until Expo Dubai 2020” to generate interest in the first universal exposition in an Arab country.
The Consortium’s goal is to strengthen its presence in a fast growing market like the GCC , particularly for Italian ......read more
Made Solely with Ingredients found in the Kitchen Cupboard, in Drive to Offer Tastier & Healthier Choices to Individuals & Families
Creamy Potato and Chicken Pasta varieties developed to meet strict nutritional criteria for kids, consisting of one third natural vegetables combined with fun-shaped pasta
Dubai, UAE - 22 October 2018: With a steadfast commitment to offering tastier and healthier choices to individuals and families, MAGGI is introducing the latest in its Kitchen Cupboard range: special soups for kids that are made solely with ingredients children know and love, and are typically found in the Kitchen Cupboard.
Available for the first time in Creamy Potato and Chicken Pasta varieties, these children-geared additions to the MAGGI soup range are free of artificial ingredients, additives, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2018: We’re only a few days away from November and Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! Whether you like to celebrate the season of gratitude with your family and friends or simply enjoy having a turkey dinner around this time of year, Tub of Butter has got you covered with a month full of activities including turkey and pie baking masterclasses, a deliciously prepared turkey dinner to go and corporate offerings too.
If you love to cook and wish to hone your culinary skills, then why not sign up for one of Tub of Butters’ Thanksgiving Cooking Masterclasses with the talented in-house chefs . You can learn to roast the perfect turkey or make a fabulous pie just in time for the holiday season.
Alternatively, if you’re pressed for time and want to enjoy Thanksgiving in the ......read more
The luscious street food brunch offers 65 mouth-watering delights that is certain to leave you drooling
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 13th October 2018: If you’ve been to India, one thing that would never miss your eye is the scrumptious roadside delights. And to ensure that you don’t just reminisce the mouth-watering delights, Bar Baar, the city’s latest social hub and gastropub located at Majestic Hotel, Bur Dubai introduces the new ‘Thela Baar Brunch’- aka cart-driven street food, perfect to give your taste buds a kick!
Promising to be a vegetarian and non-vegetarian street-food paradise, the tantalizing delights at the ‘Thela Baar Brunch’ will be available every Friday between 1:00 to 4:00 pm starting from AED 99 (Food only). Lovers of spirits can avail the brunch at ......read more
The honour comes in light of Union Coop’s active participation in the National Summer Training Program
Dubai, UAE, October 11, 2018: Retail Pioneer, Union Coop was honoured today 11 October 2018 by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) for its contribution towards the National Summer Training Program, under names such as Wajahni and Tamkeen. The awarding ceremony was held at Godolphin Hall, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Dubai.
Among the attendees were His Excellency Nasser Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Her Excellency Jameela Al Muhairi, Minister of State for Public Education.
Mr. TARIQ ALHOSANI, Emiratization and Recruitment Section Head in HRED at Union coop, who received the award on behalf of Union Coop said, “From July 15 to August 16 2018, we ......read more
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 11 October 2018: Provacuno, Spain’s largest agro-food inter-professional Association that represents 85% of the Beef sector in the country is all set to introduce Spanish Beef in the UAE. As part of a programme called ‘What a Wonderful European Beef’ from the European Union, Provacuno is hosting several high profile events in October to create awareness about Spanish beef. Provacuno was also the platinum sponsor of the Spanish National Day Dinner, hosted by the Embassy of Spain and the Spanish Business Council held on October 10, 2018 at Fairmont Hotel Abu Dhabi. The gala event was attended by Ambassador of Spain, H.E. Antonio Alvarez Barthe, government officials, diplomats, media and influencers.
Backed by the European Union and the Spanish government, Provacuno intends ......read more
Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ signs an exclusive Memorandum of Understanding with Dubai Astronomy Group, committing to the sponsorship of the group’s future projects and initiatives.
Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2018: The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr. Harib Mohammed Bin Thani, Director of Operations Division (Union Coop) and Mr. Hasan Al Hariri, Chief Executive Office (DAG), in the presence of Mr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing Department (Union Coop) and numerous officials from both sides.
Sighting Union Coop’s ......read more
Supported 31 CSR initiatives for different entities
Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ marks the completion of first half of 2018 with 10 unique programs and activities for its shareholders and customers. The largest consumer cooperative supported 31 CSR initiatives with different entities so far.
Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2018: Heading strongly into the second half of the year 2018, Union Coop supported 31 Government and Private Entities in the UAE, with respect to its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. Moreover, the retail pioneer also accomplished 10 unique ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 26 July 2018: Pizza Hut, the largest pizza restaurant company in the world, has launched its San Francisco (SFO) sourdough handcrafted pizzas for the first time in the world in the UAE. Served hot and fresh, the pizzas have a light, airy texture and a subtle sourdough flavour.
The artisanal SFO pizza is the latest innovative offering from Pizza Hut that caters to diverse tastes and presents customers with a wide range of choice in the pizza segment. Each SFO sourdough handcrafted pizza is made to order, using fresh dough that is kneaded on a daily basis. Watch ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: Plastic waste is one of the most environmental scourges and its high time enterprises take a stern step to tackle it. The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, Union Coop uses biodegradable and recyclable shopping bags, in all its branches to promote environment-friendly shopping experience.
Mr. Mohammed Berregad, Director of Admin Affairs Dept. said, “We have a responsibility to preserve the natural resources for our future generations, which is why Union Coop in all its branches uses biodegradable shopping bags that are recyclable. Union ......read more
The luxurious sparkling grape beverage, 100% Natural, Alcohol Free and Halal certified, while preserving French premium quality and incomparable taste
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: Pearl’s Vignes de France, from the heart of the vineyards in Burgundy, is launching a premium grape based sparkling beverage made with pure grape juice and infused with carbon bubbles. Pearl’s is a sparkling 100% Natural, Alcohol Free and Halal Certified drink, a new alternative to the alcoholic bubbly beverages, Pearl’s is 100% halal.
Designed for the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018: With an emphasis on healthier, organic and vegan options for indulgences, here a low-down of some sustainable, raw and organic munchies from the www.organicandreal.com range for your perusal:
Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs [Cheese & Love]: Crunchy and delicious, these high-protein and fibre pack of cheesy fingers comes in a good 78g pack and has all of 90 calories for the health-conscious snackers to indulge in. Price: AED 15.75
Organic Larder Toasted Coconut Chips (200g): Looking for a nutritious snack packed with ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018: Al Maya Distribution, UAE an ISO 22000:2005 & HACCP certified FMCG Distribution Company proudly announcing the launch of GOO.N Diapers from DAIO Paper Corporation, Japan in presence of Mr. Ryu Ishii, First Secretary and Head of Economic Section, Embassy of Japan, Abu Dhabi, Mr. Koji Adachi, Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of Japan, Dubai and Mr Jumpei Yamaguchi, Vice Consul, Economic Section, Consulate General of Japan, Dubai.
Daio Paper Corporation, manufacturer of GOO.N diaper in cooperation with Sojitz Corporation, one of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group along with a large business delegation from the UAE met Vietnam’s Vice Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The UAE business delegation led by Mr. Kamal Vachani discussed ways to boost both ways trade specially import from Vietnam. The Vice Minister welcomed the delegation along with Ngo Khai Hoan, Deputy Director General for South West Asia and Africa Market Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The value of foreign trade between the UAE and Vietnam, including free ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Al Maya Distribution, UAE an ISO 22000:2005 & HACCP certified FMCG Distribution Company proudly announcing the official launch of Pinar Water from Pinar Su Turkey. This auspicious event was inaugurated by H.E. Mr. Can Dizdar, Ambassador, Embassy of Turkey, Abu Dhabi. And H.E Mr. Erdem Ozan, Consul General, Consulate General of Turkey, Dubai. In the presence of Mr. Ersin Sen, Export and Business Development Manager, Pınar Water, Dubai and Mr. Hasan Onal, Commercial Attaché, Consulate General of Turkey, Dubai.
Pınar Su (Pınar Waters), a ......read more
The retail pioneer is conducting an Open Day Recruitment Workshop, exclusively for UAE Nationals on July 14, Saturday at Etihad Mall, from 9 AM to 2 PM
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE – Union Coop recently announced an open day ‘Recruitment Workshop’ to ensure the immediate employment of UAE Nationals, to be conducted on July 14, Saturday at Etihad Mall, from 9 AM to 2 PM.
Expressing his thoughts behind the Recruitment Drive, Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratization said, “We at ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but let’s face it, not everyone has the time to stop and grab a hearty breakfast before heading to work. Sophie’s Café is known for its extensive breakfast menu, offering a wide range of healthy options to delight all tastes and match all dietary requirements.
The healthy neigbourhood eatery doesn’t want you to miss out on the joys of one of the best meals of the day and for this reason, the restaurant’s breakfast menu is now available anytime of the day between 7am and ......read more
International event Open Dairies returns on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September, a weekend discovering the world of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese with many events, guided tours and tastings
Dubai, UAE; July 11, 2018 - Foodies, food enthusiasts and families visiting Italy in September will have a unique opportunity to experience first-hand the production of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese at the new edition of Open Dairies that will take place on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September, 2018 at Reggio Emilia, Parma, Italy. This Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) cheese is made only from ......read more
Ensure you are well on your way to your 5-a-day with Kibsons newly launched Smoothie Boxes, perfect for the whole family
Dubai, UAE, July 03, 2018: Kibsons, the leading online home delivery service have just made getting your 5-a-day a whole lot easier with the introduction of their newly launched, great value ‘Smoothie Boxes’. Enjoy a breakfast of champions or a health filled mid-morning snack that couldn’t be easier to prepare or create. Kibsons have done the hard work so you don’t have to and grouped together a range of perfectly ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2018: Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group, Regional Director, Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) and Chairman, Dubai Chapter, Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) - Welcomed H.E. Mr Paul Raymund P. Cortes, Consul General, Consulate General of Philippines, Dubai, after he received the Presidential Award Gawad Mabini Rank of Kamanong Grand Cross Dakilang Kamanong award from the President of Philippines for his outstanding contribution as a Diplomat.
Mr. Kamal Vachani hosted a reception and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 30 June 2018: Football fever is here and there's now a delicious way to enjoy it. Fans can now choose the flags of their favourite teams as frosting on the donuts, all thanks to the premium, limited-edition range at Dunkin' Donuts. What's more, it is available in Mango and Banana flavour, and comes with a delicious chocolate filling.
In addition, a special offer is available on the above range of donuts when you buy a dozen at any outlet in the UAE. If you are enjoying the game at home you can place an order online and get it delivered to your ......read more
The number of Emirati employees in Union Coop totals to 343, where the Senior management positions were reported as 73 percent, while other administrative positions account for 30 percent
27 June 2018 – Dubai, UAE: Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratization at Union Coop said, “Union Coop pays great importance to Emiratization, as we believe it is one of the most important steps towards national human resources development. The number of UAE citizens working at Union Coop includes 127 men and 216 women, as of May-end 2018. Union Coop is ......read more
Trade volume increases to 3.5 million MT while value jumps to AED 11.1 billion
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 June 2018: The food and beverage (F&B) sector based in Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the UAE’s premier regional business and logistics hub, showed significant growth in 2017 reflecting continuing confidence in the industry in the UAE.
The sector’s volume of trade rose to 3.5 million metric tonnes, valued at AED 11.1 billion which accounted for 17.85 per cent and 15.37 per cent of Dubai’s total F&B volume and value respectively.
Continuous ......read more
In 2017, Turkey’s olive oil exports reached 53,627 tons, equivalent to USD 207,881,000.
Turkey aims to increase olive product exports to USD 3.8 billion by 2023.
Dubai, 21 June 2018: Turkish Exporters Assembly revealed that its olive and olive oil product exports to the UAE are growing at a rapid pace. In 2018, Turkey’s UAE olive and olive oil exports grew from USD 1,607,260 to USD 2,870,800 signifying a growth of 79%.
Olive oil represents the country’s fastest growing food exports sector. A majority of the olives produced in Turkey are ......read more
South African Consul General visits Al Maya Supermarkets in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group and H.E Mr Mogobo David Magabe, South Africa’s Consul General to Dubai met at Al Maya Group’s flagship Supermarket at Murooj Complex in Dubai.
Mr. Kamal Vachani informed the consul general about the FMCG products available at Al Maya Super markets across the UAE coming from South Africa. The Consul General appreciated the Group’s role in promoting South Africa’s food products in the UAE.
Brands like ......read more
Enjoy a free breakfast meal and hot beverage on your Birthday at Sophie’s Café
Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2018: Waking up to well wishes from your loved ones on your birthday is a fantastic feeling, but nothing can beat receiving a free breakfast from your favourite neighborhood restaurant to enjoy on your special day!
Wishes do come true as Sophie’s - the healthy and wholesome eatery located in Citadines Metro Central hotel in Barsha Heights is offering a free breakfast meal and hot beverage if you visit them on the morning of your birthday!
Simply present your Emirates ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2018: Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group welcoming the Dh.50 billion stimulus package announced by Government said this will greatly benefit all sectors of UAE and will strengthen further economy stability and sustainability and will give confidence to the investors and businesses.
The UAE visa and company ownership reforms announced earlier will further boost economy growth in the coming years.
The new system of replacing the bank guarantee requirement for the employee’s visa is very welcome step.
Allowing 48 hours visa to transit ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2018: Its football season and Burger & Lobster is here to kick it off with a champion offering. Starting June 14th, fans of Burger & Lobster will be able to enjoy the World Cup at the adored DIFC venue on a 3x3 meter wide screen, combined with the flavours of signature and brand-new Burger & Lobster favourites in a combo package for two. Kick-start those taste buds with the savoury and crispy Panko Popcorn, followed by two Mini Burgers, a Mini Shrimp Roll and the deviously delicious Truffle Fries, perfectly accompanied by two brilliant bottles of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2018: From the beloved luxury tea brand that retails in Harrods and online, comes an elegantly designed gift box in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan. Newby Teas, the luxury tea company, is launching its limited edition Arabian Nights gift box for the first time in honor of the holy month.
This stunning gift box has been created with the inspiration from the famous Arabic folklore ‘Alf Layla Wa Layla’ or popularly known as A Thousand and One Nights OR Arabian Nights in English. The new box design builds on Newby Teas legacy of ......read more
This Ramadan, Burger & Lobster will be offering two very strong contenders to satisfy those hunger pangs to the fullest for friends & family alike.
Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2018: With a dual offering, one that caters to individuals and the other for family and friends, fans of the adored restaurant can savour the flavours of signature Burger & Lobster favourites including the classic Cheeseburger, the ever popular Mini Lobster Roll, and a half pounder of lobster lusciously prepared for a hearty and filling Iftar. Round off the beast-of-a-feast with the Tres Leches ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2018: Al Jazira Poultry’s eggs are produced in extremely hygienic conditions using the best possible equipment and systems from Europe. Hens from the world’s best breed are flown in from Europe and housed in water-cooled insulated houses where they are protected from the region’s extreme climatic conditions and wild birds. Automatic systems ensure a comfortable climate, along with a steady supply of feed and cool drinking water in the hen houses.
The standard of drinking water meets with G.S.O. and W.H.O standards for potable water.
Feed for ......read more
Al Maya Introduces New Products From United Kingdom
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018: Her Majesty’s Consul General to Dubai and Northern Emirates H.E. Andrew Jackson, who has just taken over as Consul General visited Al Maya Supermarkets in Dubai.
Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group welcomed the Consul General at their Supermarket situated at Murooj Complex, Dubai. HM Consul General toured the Supermarket and was impressed with the products display at Al Maya Supermarkets. Mr Kamal Vachani introduced the Al Maya Supermarkets business and its other ......read more
Kibsons wish their loyal customers Ramadan Kareem and offer a special promotion of 10% discount on their already competitive prices
Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018: Ramadan is the month of giving and as a special gift to their loyal customers, Kibsons, the leading online home delivery service that makes healthy eating a reality for thousands of households across the UAE, are offering a 10% discount on their already low wholesale prices throughout the holy month.
Their convenient, healthy and affordable product range includes fresh fruit, vegetables, organics, meat, seafood, dairy, ......read more
Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is the capital’s hamburger destination
Lettuce mark the spot so you can ketchup on all these great burger deals that can be enjoyed for iftar or throughout the day
Abu Dhabi, May 27, 2018: In celebration of National Burger Day on Monday (May 28), Marina Mall Abu Dhabi has rounded up the best of the best burger deals in the capital.
The hamburger destination is home to the only Five Guys in Abu Dhabi as well as sought-after burger joints: Bareburger, Shake Shack, La Brioche, Shakespeare & Co, Chili’s, Tony Roma’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018: The RODA Al Murooj’s preparation for the Holy Month of Ramadan gained much appreciation from a group of food connoisseurs who attended a pre-Ramadan Iftar buffet hosted by the hotel as preview to its wide-ranging arrangements for the holy month of Ramadan.
The guests, including Media, Bloggers and VIPs, were much impressed as they savored a traditional and truly lavish Iftar buffet complemented with live cooking stations, Arabic beverages and desserts in the enchanted setting of Pergolas restaurant.
General Manager of the RODA Al Murooj, Nael ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018: RODA Al Bustan hosted a successful Pre-Ramadan preview to showcase the setup and concept of their holy Ramadan month’s offerings. The event received a lot of good comments from food enthusiasts who attended the Iftar buffet preview.
All the Media, bloggers, and other VIP guests were captivated by the traditional Emirati buffet complemented with live cooking stations with different varieties of International cuisines, and the various Arabic drinks and desserts in the lavish Ramadan Market at the lobby of RODA Al Bustan.
The General Manager of ......read more
Arjaan by Rotana Hosts Iftar Gathering for Over 40 Children of Determination
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2018: With a commitment to spreading the warmth of the holy month and creating an inclusive society for all, Arjaan by Rotana recently hosted students from the SNF Development Center and their family members for an exclusive Iftar gathering.
Over 40 students and parents enjoyed breaking their fast at the hotel property located in the heart of Dubai Media City.
For over ten years, SNF has dedicated itself towards empowering children of determination and ......read more
Created by 9 of Moombai & Co’s finest chefs, the menu hosts traditional as well as innovative mango treats for a whole mango meal
From 7th May until 30th June, Moombai & Co serves its culinary best with the fruit of the season, mangoes
The Mango Memory menu is a gastric journey through India with concepts developed by the chefs of the restaurant from foods that are reminiscent of the subcontinent in the 60’s and 70’s
The menu hosts mango drinks, starters, mains as well as desserts for a complete mango meal for fanatics of the king of all ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2018: Marrybrown (MB) continues to expand in the UAE, with the successful opening of its new flagship outlet in Muroor Road, one of the capital’s most prominent areas.
The new outlet features a fantastic ambiance for the customers, which aims to enhance the customer dining experience.
Mr. Imran Akhtar, General Manager of Marrybrown UAE, comments on the expansion, “We would like to thank all our customers for the massive support which they have shown us for many years. We are very pleased to be celebrating the opening of our new MB outlet in Muroor, ......read more
May 15, 2018; Dubai: The time we spend with our family and friends during Ramadan is very special, a time to enjoy each other’s company as well as a time to rediscover the joy of cooking for loved ones. With a selection of coloured glass tea light holders, beautiful serving platters and clever cooking solutions, Villeroy & Boch offers the perfect tableware and accessories for a warm and cosy Iftar, allowing you to cook with ease, as you gather your loved ones around a perfectly presented table.
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Villeroy & Boch is one of the world's ......read more
Al Maya brings great promotions to welcome Ramadan
Dubai, UAE, May 15, 2018: The Holy month of Ramadan is about to begin in a few days and the market trend shows customers spend most on the groceries during this month. That’s the reason Al Maya Group brings exceptional offers and gives the opportunity to its customers to enjoy lower prices on a wide range of Fruits & Vegetables, Grocery items, Bakery products, Non-Food items and much more in Al Maya Supermarkets across UAE.
Ramadan is in the ninth month of Islamic calendar and observed by Muslims worldwide as a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2018: Tired of visiting the same traditional Iftar buffets every year and looking for something new? Look no further, as TUB OF BUTTER invites you to try their new Night Picnic during the holy month of Ramadan, where you can enjoy an enticing selection of Mediterranean inspired dishes in front of a projector movie – all happening indoors whisking you away from the blazing heat and towards a breezy summer night!
To get you in the mood for The Night Picnic – TUB OF BUTTER will be fully decked out with fairy lights, picnic themed table cloths or ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 13, 2018) – Welcoming the holy month, Arjaan by Rotana invites guests to experience the traditions of Ramadan with an array of authentic Iftar offerings at its newly launched restaurant – Cilantro.
Conveniently located in Dubai Media City and overlooking the Palm Jumeirah, Arjaan by Rotana will offer an Iftar experience featuring traditional Middle Eastern cuisine with a contemporary twist in an elegant, family-friendly setting. The culinary team have created a mouthwatering selection of Ramadan favorites including hot and cold ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 13, 2018: The US’s most highly acclaimed chicken restaurant celebrated its Grand Opening on Tuesday, April 17 at The Dubai Mall, followed by a ribbon cutting with the company’s founder and CEO Todd Graves. Graves traveled from the U.S. for the grand opening event and to soak in the Dubai culture.
The first in the UAE, Raising Cane’s is located in The Dubai Mall’s 2nd Floor Food Court and is already gaining a loyal allegiance of fans, known as “Caniacs”. The fastest growing Restaurant in the USA, Raising Cane’s has been ......read more
دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة (1 مايو، 2018) - أعلن مطعم ’فرزي كافيه‘ عن تقديمه تجربة مميزة للذواقة تجمع بين الأطباق الكلاسيكية العالمية والتأثيرات المعاصرة في عالم المأكولات والضيافة ضمن فضاءاته العصرية المفعمة بالحيوية والأصالة. ويعتزم المطعم تقديم قائمته الجديدة من وجبات الإفطار الرمضانية طوال الشهر المبارك ابتداءً من الساعة 7 مساءً ولغاية الساعة 2 بعد منتصف الليل. ويضمن المكان لعشاق المذاق الفريد فرصةً لتدليل حواسهم مع أفخر المأكولات العالمية بلمساتٍ هندية عربية لا مثيل لها.
وتستقطب الوجهة الفاخرة الضيوف المميزين من خلال ما تقدمه من ابتكارات تعكس التوجهات الإبداعية ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: Following the spread of environmental awareness worldwide, organic food is now a global trend and an essential step towards a healthier life. Hence, Nohf, the leader in natural and organic foods free of artificial colors, preservatives and chemicals provides the Gulf region with the finest organic products.
“You are what you eat” has been proven in recent studies. Adopting a healthy lifestyle begins by selecting trusted organic foods that are more nutritious, which in turn will help you in recovering from and preventing diseases, especially ......read more
Choose from a wide-range of natural, organic and non-toxic products at the health and wellness online marketplace – Goodness Cart
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: If you are looking for a one stop shop for all of your lifestyle, health and wellness needs, Goodness Cart is just one convenient click away. A new e-commerce marketplace in the UAE, Goodness Cart focusses on health and wellness products for the entire family by offering a curated collection of companies and brands under one virtual roof. With affordable pricing and quick delivery, Goodness Cart is ......read more
Make healthy eating convenient and affordable with the freshest produce delivered directly to your door
Dubai, UAE, May 01, 2018: Preparing your meals for the week ahead needn’t be a chore with Kibsons, the leading online home delivery service that makes healthy eating a reality for thousands of households across the UAE. Their convenient, healthy and affordable product range includes fresh fruit, vegetables, organics, meat, seafood, dairy, bread, nuts, drinks, spices, oils and snacks and the best part is that they delivery to your door at wholesale prices!
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UAE, 30 April, 2018- The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has forecasted that the demand for Brazilian beef across Arab countries is expected to increase throughout 2018. The positive outlook follows recent reports that beef exports to these countries saw a 38 per cent increase in terms of value and a 59 per cent increase in volume during the first quarter of the year (Q1 2018). Over the same period, Brazil sold over USD 190 million worth of beef to the Arab region--demonstrating an even sharper increase in terms of volume. According to the country's Ministry of Industry, Foreign ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates,29 April 2018: Poco Loco, the Latin American restaurant at The Beach invites guests to break their fast in an unconventional manner and setting during the upcoming Holy Month of Ramadan with its unique a la carte iftar offering. Through partnering with the Entertainer vouchers throughout the Holy Month, the restaurant offers guests the chance to share a memorable meal and experience with family and friends.
The rich menu that is bursting with flavours, brings together over 60 sophisticated main course selections and beverages that draw inspiration ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 28, 2018: This Ramadan, delight your palate with our Iftar dinners filled with the flavorful tastes of Indian, Pakistani and Afghani flavors. You will be able to experience mouth-watering fusion of tasty desserts, barbecued meats, and soft beverages from across these regions.
Our elaborate Iftar menu, which comes in both buffet and à la carte, includes an appetizing array of signature grilled meats and sea food, Afghan and Middle Eastern dishes, vegetarian dishes and traditional Indo-Pak desserts.
Barbecue Delights fan favorites includes a collection ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 25th April 2018: Mai Dubai LLC, the Dubai based Bottled Water company, has appointed TBWA\RAAD as its lead Creative Agency of Record after a competitive pitch process that included several leading agencies in the Middle East. The new partnership will come into effect this month and will see TBWA\RAAD and Mai Dubai collaborate on creative development, market strategy development and brand positioning across multiple platforms and disciplines in the UAE and across the wider region.
TBWA\RAAD is tasked with strategic direction and brand positioning across all ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 April 2018: The Big Chefs restaurants at The Beach and Boxpark will serve up a wide variety of delicacies as part of a sumptuous Turkish set menu during Iftar throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Known as the go-to restaurant for families that prefer a multi-cuisine offering, Big Chefs invites Dubai’s food enthusiasts to share memorable gourmet experiences with their loved ones to mark the Holy Month.
Guests will be welcomed with dates and a homemade fruit sherbet, a traditional drink used to break the fast. On the table, they will find ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 16, 2018: Rolling Cones, a premium concept in soft serve ice cream launches in the UAE at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights. Conceptualized by the dynamic duo, Sunaina Khanna Harisinghani and Prateek Shah, Rolling Cones, a first of its kind desert parlour offers extravagant ice cream and coffee concepts adorned with pure edible gold laced with delectable crunchies and sprinkles of gold dust.
With exotic blends to choose from, Rolling Cones introduces authentic taste and creamy texture of ice creams that bring new meaning to rich ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 April 2018: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has confirmed that markets in the UAE are free of listeria-contaminated Australian rock melons.
The confirmation comes in response to recent rumors circulating on social media in this context.
On March 5, 2018, MOCCAE issued a decision to withdraw and remove Australian rock melons from the UAE’s markets, in line with the Ministerial Decree no. 433 for 2017 on Rapid Alert System for Food.
Majd Al Herbawi, Food Safety Director at MOCCAE, said: “The ......read more
15 April 2018, Dubai: This Ramadan, Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre will be offering an Iftar and Suhour buffet in Medley Restaurant as well as special deals for larger corporate groups looking to celebrate for “breaking the fast” together hosted by the property’s Moroccan Chef Mama, who is known for her rich delicious dishes and amazing hospitality.
Batoul Jarmourne also known as “Chef Mama”, was born in 1947 and worked with Princess Lalla Amina in the late 80’s in Rabat, the youngest sister of the late King Hassan II of Morocco. ......read more