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 zones trade, totalled nearly $9 billion in 2017, with exports accounting for around $324 million, re-exports for around $282 million, and imports for around $8.4 billion. The UAE is eighth in the list of countries that import products from Vietnam ......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 member of Yasar Group, one of the respected institutions in Turkey introduced packaged bottled mineral water to Turkish consumers in the year 1984.
With state-of-the-art production facilities of international standards, fully automated filling ......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 Union Coop wholeheartedly support our government’s Emiratization plans and vision 2021, which focusses on increasing the number of citizens working in the private sector 10 times by the year 2021. Through Recruitment Drives like these, we wish ......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 9pm.
Whether you feel like having poached eggs or avocado on toast for lunch or you want to indulge in a healthy and light Acai bowl in the evening – Sophie’s has got you covered with their all-day breakfast menu. Not to mention that you ......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 raw milk, rennet and salt in a specific area of origin (provinces of Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Mantua on the right bank of the Po river and Bologna on the left side of the Reno river), following artisan methods specified in the Production ......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 matched fruits and vegetables that work beautifully to give you a deliciously nutritious start to the day. Reaching for your convenient smoothie box each morning will fast become the norm and you can have fun trying out all of the appetising flavour ......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 invited a large number of diplomats to honor H.E. Mr Paul Raymund P. Cortes on this prestigious occasion.
The following diplomats attended the reception: H.E. Mr. Low Pit Chen, Consul General, Consulate of Singapore, H.E. Mr. Charitha yattogoda, ......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 doorstep through Deliveroo, Talabat or Uber Eats. And, if you love to complement your donut with some coffee, there's a wide variety of choice. Without a doubt, Dunkin' Donuts is going to win new fans this Football season.
Since its inception ......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 keen on hiring local talents and contributes to the government’s vision of ‘Emiratization’, by overcoming the challenges with respect to the same in the private sector.”
He further motivated job seekers of the ......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 industry growth has been supported by high disposable incomes in the country with major investment in grocery retail over the past few years (BMI Report).
F&B is a major focus of Jafza’s business portfolio with over 570 companies from ......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 pressed for oil, with only one-fourth of the production reserved for table olives.
Over the last three decades, olive oil production in Turkey, especially in Izmir, has grown immensely. The estimated volume of olive oil production for the ......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 Natural Spices, Bakers Biscuits, Vital Soy Sauce, Ouma Rusk, etc. are available at Al Maya Supermarkets, informed Kamal Vachani. Mr Kamal Vachani further added customers are very much happy with the range available in Al Maya Supermarkets.
Al Maya ......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 ID to Sophie’s staff to confirm your birth date and enjoy your favourite breakfast meal and hot beverage on us. Better still, there’s no expiry on this treat, so even if your Birthday is 11 months from now, come on in!
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 passengers is great a step taken by the Government, which will allow passengers to enter Dubai easily.
Providing six month temporary visa without fees for job seekers in the UAE is also a welcoming steps taken by the Government, added Mr Kamal ......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 hops.
Practice winning every day with Burger & Lobster this World Cup!
World Cup Package priced at AED 120
Available from June 14th to July 14th during the matches
World Cup Package:
1x Panko Popcorn
1x Mini Burger
1x Hot Mama ......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 award-winning packaging available at www.newbyteas.ae
The alluring pop-up setting features elements representing Ramadan, such as the traditional crescent moon paying homage to the time to break fast. Making it the perfect table arrangement for ......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 for the ultimate sweet-finish.
For families and groups of up to 6, bonus treats await including the flavourful poppin’ Lobster Popcorn and the hearty Lobster Casserole served with fresh chips and salad.
Available ......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 the hens, mainly corn and soybean meal, is manufactured in-house ensuring full quality control & freshness.
A comprehensive distribution network comprising temperature controlled vans ensures that customers all over the Emirates receive a ......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 operations to Her Majesty’s Consul General.
During the interaction, Mr Kamal Vachani informed HM Consul General that Al Maya regularly send representatives to FMCG trade shows/exhibitions in UK for sourcing new product range from ......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, bread, nuts, drinks, spices, oils and snacks.
All fresh produce is handpicked with free delivery directly to your door. Their wholesale prices are unbeaten and offer great value for money as well as total convenience. With their fantastic range of ......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 and the ol’ faithful McDonald’s.
Make no minced-steak, no other mall in the capital can relish in the strong array of burger variety and options for Abu Dhabi’s residents. Here’s a round-up of the best burger deals ......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 Elwaary, said, “This special Ramadan gathering was organized as part of our unceasing efforts to offer best services to our guests. Our aim was to have an honest feedback from our brand ambassadors before serving the lavish Iftar buffet to our ......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 RODA Al Bustan, Puneet Baijal, stated, “The Ramadan Iftar Preview at RODA Al Bustan was organized in line with our continuous hard work to maintain the best authentic Emirati services to our guests. Our goal is to get honest opinions from our ......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 imparting them necessary skills to enter the workforce and achieve self-sufficiency in all aspects of life.
The Center offers personalized and professional support to students above the age of fourteen years and strives to empower them to become an ......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 fruits
May 19, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Moombai & Co Café and Bar introduces its summer festive menu, the Mango Memory. Carefully crafted by a team of 9 chefs, each dish is reminiscent of the various traditionally desi ......read more
From sweet treats to refreshing Tea – celebrate Easter with TWG
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2018: This Easter, follow TWG Tea on an adventure through a forest wonderland to discover a hidden oasis filled to the brim with an alluring array of patisseries, scones, muffins, sweet treats and fine harvest teas for the season. Beckoning dreams of magic and enchantment, follow the rabbit to reveal the precious Tea Party Tea from the Haute Couture Tea Collection®. Delicately re-designed in hues of pastel pink, gold and emerald, spring into a whimsical voyage of childlike ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 March 2018: Emirati seafood restaurant Al Mashowa has opened its doors at City Walk, inviting Dubai’s gourmands to sample authentic flavours using age-old recipes, traditional slow-cooking methods and fresh local ingredients.
Al Mashowa, which means boat in the Emirati dialect, offers guests an authentic Emirati seafood dining experience. The menu has been inspired by the flavours of traditional recipes served in Emirati households. Ingredients have been carefully and thoughtfully selected where possible, using local organic or sustainably ......read more
Moreish Café in Dubai offers a unique twist to satisfy one’s taste buds with its innovative coalesce of Tex-Mex, Italian, and Thai food
Take a hearty serving of Moreish’s Shawarma Nachos, Thai Chicken Satay Salad, and go veg with the Vegan Portobello Mushroom Pizza and Cheesy Portobello Sloppy Joe. Pair this perfectly with the all-new Chipotle Mango Mania Mocktail.
At Moreish, one can explore a contemporary twist in their meal as well as enjoy bursts of flavors in all the dishes served here
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 March 2018: Moreish Café, a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2018: Known for creating the world's number one mayonnaise, Hellmann's, is all set to launch in the GCC in the food service sector. Hellmann’s products are made using the finest ingredients and it is these ingredients that create the high-quality product for which Hellmann’s is – and has always been – known. Hellmann’s will be available in 3 Table Top formats: mayonnaise, ketchup and hot sauce from this month.
To celebrate the launch of the brand in the region, Hellmann's will introduce ‘Hellmann's X The ......read more
An event offering three days of fun, food and entertainment for one and all
Dubai, March 14th, 2018 – Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet's Food Fest will return to serve the streets at City Walk this coming weekend in its second edition of a street – food style festival. Starting from the 15th until the 17th of March 2018, the Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet will be recreating an incredible festival atmosphere using Dubai's street food culture.
This delicious Food Fest comes alive with Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet’s renowned signature kitchens joining together with ......read more
Incredible technology, launched in the region by Veragon Water Solutions Middle East Ltd, extracts water from humidity in the air.
System provides clean, cost-effective and sustainable source of mineralized drinking water in hot and humid climates.
Abu Dhabi, March 15, 2018: A pioneering technology that provides a cost-effective and sustainable source of mineralized drinking water by harnessing the humidity from the air has been officially launched commercially in the Middle East.
Veragon Water Solutions’ innovative Air-to-Water ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: Time and again, mothers across the globe have faced problems in feeding their children with milk. Whether milk is served in its basic form, or infused with some delicious flavours, it is indeed a vital source of calcium, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and other minerals. To make the lives of mothers easier, Keventers, the iconic milkshake brand at La Mer has launched an exclusive Kids menu for the Mother’s Day, keeping the taste buds of little ones in mind.
The new Kids Menu features a host of flavours exclusively appealing to the kids. ......read more
March 8, 2018 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Keventers, India’s iconic original milkshake brand is all set to captivate the UAE market with plans to launch over 30 stores across the UAE. With four stores currently operational in Dubai, Keventers is already making a mark among milkshake lovers in the city.
Keventers is backed by a legacy of over 100 years and was one of the first home-grown lifestyle brands in India, which transformed itself over the years to adapt to modern times. Rebranded in 2015 by three enterprising entrepreneurs - Sohrab Sitaram, Agastya Dalmia ......read more
New Sophie’s Café breakfast menu kicks off your day in the healthiest way
Dubai, UAE, March 08, 2018: Your mum always told you it was the most important meal of the day – not only was she right, at Sophie’s Café – you will find it’s also the best. Whether you are ‘on the run’, lazily brunching with friends or looking for truly healthy, but tasty options for your morning boost, Sophie’s new breakfast menu leaves you spoilt for choice.
Breakfast is also the meal Sophie’s is renowned for – so if you’re after bakery, ......read more
Enjoy quality family time each weekend with delicious food and kid’s entertainment.
Dubai, UAE, March 05, 2018: In a city where there is no shortage of places to eat, drink and be merry, it can sometimes be a challenge for parents who are wanting to spend quality time with their children but without the stress of keeping them entertained during their meal.
Welcome Luigia’s Bambini Kid’s Brunch.
Combining all the good things in life for children, pizza, pasta, fun and games, the Bambini Kid’s Brunch at the newly opened Luigia ......read more
Long term partnership with Mawasim organic farm ensures the best in organic quality for UAE consumers
Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018: Kibsons.com the online venture of the Kibsons International LLC was launched nearly two years ago, with the vision of making “Healthy Eating” convenient and affordable for households in the UAE.
Sourcing fresh from farms worldwide, Kibsons delivers a full range of conventional and organic, fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, bread, nuts, drinks, healthy foods and more at wholesale prices direct to hundreds of happy ......read more
Award-winning American chain makes its debut in the United Arab Emirates
Dubai, March 01, 2018: Chicken lovers in Dubai have a chance now to experience a new way to indulge their senses with the opening of the first Raising Cane’s - the popular Louisiana-based chain known for its premium chicken tenderloins, at The Dubai Mall.
Founded in 1996 by Todd Graves in Baton Rouge, LA, Raising Cane’s has been known for its ONE LOVE® – quality chicken finger meals – and will soon be marking a landmark milestone with the opening of its 12th restaurant in the ......read more
Awarded ‘Best Japanese’ and ‘Best Brunch’, the world-famous Japanese brand continues to succeed
Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018: Taking home two awards last week, the acclaimed Zuma restaurant maintains its position as a leader in the F&B industry at the Time Out Dubai Restaurant Awards 2018. With 10 years on the UAE dining scene, Zuma Dubai earned ‘Best Japanese’ and ‘Best Brunch’ accolades during an elegant evening at the JW Marriott Marquis hotel in Dubai on 21 February 2018.
Renowned for its contemporary Japanese cuisine and super ......read more
UAE, February 28, 2018- The successful participation of at least 100 Brazilian food and beverage companies in the recently concluded Gulfood expo in Dubai is set to generate business worth USD 1.44 billion in 2018, recording a 25 per cent hike from the USD 1.1 billion in deals that stemmed from the 2017 edition of the expo. The overwhelming response enjoyed by Brazilian businesses at the event once again underscores the steady and continuous progress of trade relations between Brazil and the Arab World.
The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) pavilion at the expo attracted many ......read more
Cooking Demos and A Bake Sale To Support The Global Movement On Saturday, March 3rd
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2018: The inspiring global fundraising initiative, #CookForSyria continues its great mission with a public activation in support of the Dubai Food Festival at the Beach Canteen happening on Saturday, March 3rd.
The popular food event at Kite beach Dubai will play host to various activities that will bring together the UAE’s food districts, giving a chance for local residents to join in the movement and participate in the good cause. From 12PM - ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 22, 2018: For the second year in a row, the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) successfully hosted the Italian Food Lab at Gulfood, the five-day extravaganza of food and flavours. More than 190 Italian companies displaying authentic traditional Italian produce ranging from cheese, coffee, pasta to agricultural products, participated in the largest event of its kind in the region.
Gianpaolo Bruno, Trade Commissioner to the UAE, Oman and Pakistan at ITA, said: “According to recent reports, the food and beverage sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states is ......read more
It’s a global movement, and everybody is invited to the table…
Dubai, UAE – February 22 2018: The inspiring global fundraising initiative, CookForSyria is set to expand its mission into the region, with a series of activations taking place during the 2018 Dubai Food Festival. Curated by the mysterious and award-winning London based Foodie, ClerkenwellBoy, and SUITCASE Magazine’s Serena Guen with support of Gemma Bell & Co, in partnership with Unicef NEXTGeneration London, the global movement raises vital funds for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Celebrity Master Chef Mr Sanjeev Kapoor visits Al Maya booth at Gulfood 2018. Mr Kapoor has now to its credit “Khichdi”. He has many restaurants to its credit in India and UAE. Mr Kapoor, the celebrity Master Chef has over one dozen restaurants in the UAE under his brand name.
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PIC WA0027 - Mr Rakesh Jha, Mr Ram Kaurani, Master Chef Mr Sanjeev Kapoor and Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group.
Dubai – UAE: 19 February, 2018 – Dubai Wholesale City (DWSC), the global hub for trade and manufacturing, is showcasing its latest comprehensive products and services portfolio catered to the food industry at Gulfood 2018, the world’s largest annual food trade show.
DWSC significantly expanded its offering to the food industry with the launch of Dubai Food Park (DFP) in July 2017, and it now provides a full range of services to both food manufacturers and traders through its two innovative parks; DFP and Dubai Industrial Park (DI).
DI offers a fully integrated ......read more
UAE, February 19, 2018 - At least 100 Brazilian organizations participating as exhibitors at the ongoing Gulfood 2018, the Middle East’s leading food trade expo, are currently showcasing their high-quality, locally made products at the Dubai World Trade Centre in line with their strategy to optimize new business regional and international opportunities. The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has its own exhibition stand in the Dubai, UAE event which also houses five companies from the vast South American country.
The five corporations are Almada Brazilian Spices; ......read more
RoohAfza has been growing at 20% year-on-year and controls nearly half of India’s Dhs. 600 million concentrated syrup market
Company eyes local and global consumers; plans to launch their signature product “Safi” next, within this year
RoohAfza is a popular way to break the Ramadan fast for Muslims during the holy month.
February 19, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Hamdard Laboratories, India, a 111-year-old iconic and a highly trusted FMCG company of the country, has launched its flagship and popular drink brand RoohAfza in the UAE market. The announcement, which ......read more
F&B companies rise from 507 to 570 year-on-year, highlighting Jafza's reputation as the hub of choice for the industry
Dubai, 17 February 2018: The food and beverages sector operating out of Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a subsidiary of global trade enabler DP World, grew by 12 percent in 2017.
The number of companies in the sector rose to 570 from 507 in 2016, employing 8,600 people and underlining Jafza’s reputation as an attractive destination for companies seeking to launch and expand their business across the region.
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group ......read more
ICONS© Coffee Couture, a German Lifestyle Coffee Chain, expands its foothold beyond the GCC, starting with new franchise units in Austria
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 February, 2018: ICONS© Coffee Couture, a fashion and lifestyle coffee shop offering healthy options for delectable desserts, has recently opened doors in prestigious Klosterneuburg in Austria, a part of its strategy to create a global standing for the brand. Having currently opened seven owned branches and two franchised units across the UAE, the German concept is looking at setting up 6 more ......read more
Kobe beef sales have risen 500% in UAE during 2017 and are expected to increase 300% in 2018
Dubai, 15th February 2018: Soft, Velvety, Buttery, Melt-in-your-mouth Kobe beef has inspired the world’s most talented and skillful of chefs to create unforgettable gourmet experiences to perfection and this year Middle East Fuji LLC, one of UAE’s leading one stop shop service provider for all marine needs, food concepts and ingredients from Japan and Far East to the region is participating at the Gulf Food Exhibition to showcase the highest genuine quality branded ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 14, 2018: NEZO, a leading salt brand of AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, has launched a new identity. NEZO’s new packaging introduces a unique segmentation and navigation system to guide consumers in selecting the best salt for their desired culinary application to maximize the flavor of their meal. With its new unique octagonal brand visual, NEZO is now easier for customers to identify.
Khadija Nadi, Global Sales Manager for AkzoNobel Salt Specialties, says: “NEZO has been adding a ‘pinch of great taste’ to food since 1929 and ......read more
Korean Concept now open at La Mer, Dubai
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: MealTop, authentic Korean Bingsoo café, serving the taste of culture since 1985 is now in Dubai, with the opening of its first outlet in the much talked of and newly launched beachfront destination, La Mer.
MealTop is a dessert café that serves the traditional Korean dessert Bingsoo. It is a popular shaved ice dish that is eaten as a snack, especially during summer. The bingsoo comprises of ice flakes served with a combination of sweetened ingredients. One can choose from a variety of 6 Bingsoos with the ......read more
Electronic tongues, ethical meats, digital agriculture, seawater farming, and other gastronomic curiosities will disrupt the way our food is produced and consumed. How close are we to the food of the future? And will your fork make sure you chew more slowly?
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: A single pellet dense with nutrients as well as taste may constitute your entire meal as the 21st century progresses. Taken with water, it will also make you feel full. But that’s only an entrée in the future of food (or possibly the entire meal, if you’re an ......read more
Geographical disparities in food availability are posing a challenge for aid and relief agencies. Emerging digital and corporate efforts attempt to ease this problem in a multi-lateral effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: Even as lavish buffets wrap up and piles of leftovers are thrown away, thousands of children in developing countries are being diagnosed with life-threatening malnutrition. It is ironic that malnutrition exists even while the abundance of food in the world increases. Every hour, nearly 1,000 people – mostly ......read more
Moreish Café, a home-grown restaurant offers global cuisine with a local twist
Foodpreneur and owner, Kajal Narang founded Moreish post receiving several accolades from her win at a food competition
At Moreish, one can expect a global fusion of flavors whilst enjoying some sumptuous delicious meal
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 February 2018: Moreish Café, a homegrown restaurant situated in Karama, introduces a healthy Quinoa Burrito ideal for everyone with multicuisine taste buds, watching their calorie intake or simple enjoy good food. Founded ......read more
Dubai Food Festival returns for its fifth edition with a jam-packed schedule of events including Etisalat Beach Canteen and Hidden Gems
Book seats now for the popular Dubai Restaurant Week, to enjoy gourmet meals at reduced prices
Exciting prizes announced for ‘Dine & Win’ promotion across the city
Dubai, UAE; 12 February 2018: Dubai’s annual citywide culinary celebration, Dubai Food Festival (DFF), is set to return this year from 22 February to 10 March – serving up an enticing feast of events, activities and promotions across the city. ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 08, 2018: For the second year in a row, Italian Trade Agency is hosting the Italian Food Lab at the upcoming Gulfood to bring to life the true flavors of Italy through cooking shows by Chefs specialized in Mediterranean cuisine, tasting sessions by Italian specialty food products companies and informative sessions on the EU quality logos - PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) and PGI (Protected Geographical Indication).
According to Gianpaolo Bruno, Trade Commissioner to the UAE, Oman and Pakistan at the Italian Trade Agency: “Italian food is ......read more
Talabat is marking Valentine’s Day with a weekend of foodie fun and games at Kite Beach on 9 and 10 February
“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” George Bernard Shaw
Dubai, UAE, February 07, 2018: It is said that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Talabat is starting the festivities early with a weekend of celebrations in honour of our universal and enduring love affair with food.
Located at Kite Beach, Talabat’s ‘Food, Fun and Games’ activation ......read more
6th Feb 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates : Keventers, the original milkshake brand has forayed into the Middle East with the launch of its store at Dubai’s latest beachfront attraction, La Mer. Keventers, a brand synonymous with milkshakes and backed by a legacy of over 100 years, now resonates an uber cool, aspirational brand, that perfectly blends with an ambitious urban generation Y.
With every milkshake made to order, Keventers offers a delightful set of classic, thick and fruity milkshakes. Milkshake lovers can indulge in modern flavours like Nutella Marshmello, Nutella Caramel, ......read more
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5th February 2018, Dubai, UAE: Dubai Festival City Mall will turn into a food lover’s paradise for a five-week long ‘Festival of Flavours’ starting from Wednesday, the 7th of February, with a variety of special offers from free desserts, cooking classes, up to 50% off and ‘kids eat free’.
Grab your passport and win instant cashback - Visit Dubai Festival City Mall to collect your food passport which will be stamped every time ......read more
Deputy CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dr Juma Al Matrooshi also present during the meeting held in Al Maya Supermarket in DSO.
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group welcomed the first Scottish trade envoy to the UAE Mr. Nicholas Maclean at Al Maya Supermarket in Dubai Silicon Oasis.
Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi, Deputy CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis, was also present on the occasion. On the occasion, Mr. Vachani informed Mr. Maclean about the FMCG products available across the UAE coming from Scotland. The envoy appreciated the Al Maya ......read more
For the perfect evening under the stars at D R I F T Beach Dubai
(Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017): D R I F T Beach Dubai, the gorgeous new beach destination at One&Only Royal Mirage is promising something extra special this Valentine’s Day, opening its doors for dinner to offer guests a taste of effortless Provençal charm as they dine with their loved ones.
Set in an understated yet idyllic beach side location, tucked away from reality, couples are invited to escape the city, as they share delicious dishes from DRIFT’s signature restaurant. With a smooth ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2018: At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa invites guests to celebrate the most romantic day of the year with its bespoke ‘His & Her’ menu specially curated for couples. Gastronomical surprises combined with the most awe-inspiring experiences, this exclusive Valentine’s Day offer will be celebrated on 14 and 15 February.
As part of the ‘His & Her’ offer, guests can look forward to an exquisite dining experience with a five or seven course menu that will be served against the backdrop of spectacular panoramic views of Downtown Dubai, ......read more
UAE, January 20, 2018 - Brazil's total poultry exports, including raw and processed items, rose by 5.7 per cent from USD 6.848 billion in 2016 to USD 7.236 billion in 2017, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA). Of this total, 33.51 per cent corresponded to the Middle East which accounted for USD 2.4 billion, up by 2.1 per cent. Total export volume was at 4.32 million tons in 2017.
The biggest buyers of Brazilian poultry products in the Arab World were Saudi Arabia (USD 1 billion), the UAE (USD 517 million), Iraq (USD 192 million) and Kuwait (USD 190 ......read more
New location for Dubai whole food eatery opens January 2018
Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2018: When it’s time to kick back with a leisurely late weekend breakfast, lunch with friends or a goodness packed smoothie or cold pressed juice, Sophie’s Café has you covered. A home-grown concept created by Whissle, the leading hospitality group in the UAE, responsible for award winning brands such OKKU and CLAW, Sophie’s health-conscious menu and specialist coffees has been keeping Palm residents healthy and happy since 2011.
Now, in 2018, it’s time for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2018: Xclusive Yachts is excited to announce the launch of a whole new concept to the nautical tourism industry in Dubai – ‘High-Tea At Sea’. Being rated as Dubai’s only 5 star luxury yacht charter, they believe it is obligatory to constantly innovate and improve to provide its clients the best services onboard.
The launch event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 8th of April at Xclusive Yacht’s official party boat and their largest one that can accommodate over 200 guests. The 2 hours cruise will begin at 1:00 pm ......read more
Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik inaugurate Sthan, a restaurant based on the concept of food beyond borders in Dubai
The newly launched restaurant offers a delectable palette of food that speaks volumes of the everlasting impression of culinarily rich flavors from Hindustan, Pakistan and Afghanistan
“It is a treat to watch how the menu which is carefully crafted for Sthan balances not only the flavors but also emotions from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to offer a delightful sumptuous spread.” - Mr. Rohith Muralya, Director – Concept Cuisine, SFC ......read more
December 14, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, cabinet Member and Minister of tolerance, the gala awarding ceremony for this year's edition of the Arab Woman Awards was held recently at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Shayma Fawwaz, Founder and CEO of 'GOSSIP the Brand,' a multi-concept Emirati company offering bespoke F&B and experiential services, was awarded the Arab Woman Award for Entrepreneurship during the stunning event, which is held annually to serve as a culturally accepted platform to raise public awareness ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017: Premium quality, Elegance and Luxury are some of the characteristics that define the first PappaRoti Boutique which opened today at Emirates Towers in Dubai. The event was attended by Ms. Rahsa Al Danhani, Owner and Founder of PappaRoti Café and PappaRoti Boutique, High Officials, VIPs and leading media representatives and influencers.
PappaRoti Boutique is a smart and polished version of PappaRoti café, known for its signature coffee–caramelized bun, upgraded by top notch service garnished with luxury and elegance. The interior is warm and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 13th December, 2017: H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, ADFCA, today officially opened SIAL Middle East 2017, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industries.
The exhibition is being held under the strategic patronage of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and in coordination with the Department of Culture and Tourism.
H.H. Sheikh Mansour toured the halls of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 13 December 2017 – With memories of the cheers of merriment and chimes of sleigh bells echoing around the fireplace, indulge in the warm flavours of luscious chocolate, succulent fruits and Christmas spices in a tantalising yuletide feast with TWG Tea this December.
Let the festivities begin with a Joy of Christmas Tea infused yule log cake, encasing a chocolate hazelnut sponge cake filled with a luscious Joy of Christmas Tea infused cream mousse accented with vanilla & orange custard and cinnamon Streudel, coated with a milk chocolate glaze. Adorned ......read more
Festive family fun - Christmas Lunch, Turkey Takeaway, Festive Canapes, Gourmet Gifting, Visits from Santa and much more!
Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017: Lots of lovely festive and holiday experiences will take place at casual dining restaurant and gourmet grocer, Tub of Butter, this December. With special menus, festive take away lunches, party canapes, a festive gift shop, appearances from Santa and much more, there’s something for everyone. Tub of Butter is also dressed to impress and decked out in its festive finery, so it’s worth popping in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017: De’Longhi, a premium Italian coffee machine brand, presents ‘bean-to-cup’, an extensive range of fully-automatic coffee machines that can recreate a variety of coffee shop drinks. Using fresh beans and fresh milk, aromatic and great tasting coffee can easily be prepared at home with the touch of a button. The new generation of De’Longhi ‘bean-to-cup’ coffee makers featuring an intuitive interface and functionality of the new 4.3” colour touch display for a new coffee experience to satisfy every wish ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017: The Offer: Feliz Navidad Christmas Day Lunch
DETAILS: Guests can expect to enjoy a truly authentic Spanish experience with a delicious array of tapas served to their table, from padron peppers to patatas bravas, calamari and garlic & chilli prawns. Wash the unlimited array of tapas down with a range of house beverages, including El Sur’s famous homemade ‘fruity grape’
DATE: 25TH DEC 2017
TIME: 12.30- 3.30PM
LOCATION: The Westin, Lobby Level
El Sur will be ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2017: Party with a view this New Year’s Eve at Fogueira and Sama Lounge, swing into 2018 at Speakeasy, or make it a family affair without the hassle, at Shores Restaurant. Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach in JBR has your New Year’s Party covered.
Dubai, UAE – Party in style this New Year at Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach in JBR. Shake it all night long at Brazilian churrascaria Fogueira, dance your way into the early hours at Speakeasy, get in the groove with Afro-Centric beats at Sama Lounge, or welcome 2018 with a more relaxed family vibe at ......read more
Sthan, a restaurant based on the concept of food beyond borders is now open in Dubai
The newly launched restaurant offers a delectable palette of food that speaks volumes of the everlasting impression of culturally rich flavors from Hindustan, Pakistan and Afghanistan
“It is a treat to watch how the menu which is carefully crafted for Sthan balances not only the flavors but also emotions from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to offer a delightful sumptuous spread.” - Mr. K. Muraleedharan, Chairman & Managing Director, SFC Group
United Arab Emirates, December ......read more