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 sourced fresh fish. The restaurant’s chef has mastered signature spices to create dishes that have been enjoyed by Emirati families for decades. The flavours of Al Mashowa promise a delectable and nostalgic trip down memory lane.
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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 venture by Kajal Narang, located in Karama offers a perfect amalgam of fusion, flavors and nutrients. At Moreish, every dish is uniquely crafted to appeal to every taste bud be it Thai, Mexican and Italian, and bring forth some great offerings. 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 Best’ - an initiative in which Hellmann's will team up with a myriad of prominent restaurants in Dubai to make the best burgers in the city. These limited-edition burgers will be especially created for Hellmann's and will give consumers a ......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 IZU Bakery, Dima Sharif, Cocoa Kitchen, 961LB, Maiz, Roux Dubai and more. Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet Food Fest will allow everyone to enjoy their weekend in the pleasant weather savoring delicious food from the international stalls offering ......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 system provides potable water in hot or tropical environments and has been used by its customers, including the Italian Armed Forces, UN WFP and NATO, in some of harshest climates in the world.
The incredible technology has now arrived in the ......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. Seeking inspiration from some of the most favourite and popular ingredients like Bubble Gum, Kit Kat, Nutella and Marshmallow, Keventers has to come up with a range of new and exciting milkshakes for your tiny tots.
Kids who enjoy chewing gums ......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 and Aman Arora, Keventers now resonates an uber cool, aspirational brand that perfectly blends with an ambitious urban generation Y.
Since the revitalisation of the brand in 2015, Keventers is already present in over 190 locations in India alone. ......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, bowls, sweet treats, eggs or the ever present Avo, you’ll find it at Sophie’s – and the best part is that you’ll find something for every diet, Vegan, Gluten Free, or Dairy Free - it’s all there on the new breakfast ......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 at Rixos Premium JBR is the perfect daytime getaway for kids as parents relax and unwind over authentic pizzas cooked to perfection and signature homemade pastas.
With a dedicated section for kids, children of all ages will be entertained ......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 customers throughout the UAE.
For more than five years, Kibsons has proven its dedication to supporting local and organic as well as its commitment to educating people about the importance of nutritional health and wellness by enjoyed a strong ......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 Middle East and 350 in the USA.
Voted one of the US’s fastest growing brands and most popular chicken in the country, Raising Cane’s will bring home their famous chicken tenderloins meals; 24-hour marinated hand-battered chicken ......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 chic ambience, Zuma continues to make its mark in the city and remains a popular favourite dining destination in the UAE. With a key focus on paying attention to detail and offering a superior experience to its patrons, Zuma beat the competitors of ......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 - 3PM, Baker & Spice and their community led initiative, Farmer’s Market will set up a special #CSF bake sale donating fresh produce and Syrian inspired bakes. A live cooking demonstration by Dubai based celebrity chefs Mohamad Orfali and Dalia ......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 expected to continue to grow at a healthy 7.1% annually, reaching $196 billion by 2021, from the current $130 billion. This is a great opportunity for Italian companies as there is a growing demand for Italian produce, known for their quality, ......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 Unicef’s Children of Syria Fund, with support from the world’s top chefs, restaurants and volunteers.
Dalia Dogmoch, the region’s based culinary personality and recipe contributor for #CookForSyriaRecipeBook, brings the movement ......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 infrastructure and facilities for light and medium food manufacturers, while DFP, the first park of its kind in the region, is developing a state of the art central wholesale market for food traders. It will also provide dedicated warehousing, areas ......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; Nutrire; FIB Halal (Brazilian Federation for Halal Certification); Primo Logistics; and Ostinato – all of which, along with more than 100 Brazilian firms, have successfully taken their products and services to the global center stage via the Gulfood ......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 was made at Gulf Food expo in Dubai, marks the brand’s first outing in the UAE, with a promise to see other popular brands from the company within this year, the next one being Safi, the unique skin cleanser and blood purifier from ......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 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DP World, said: “Jafza is building on its track record as the region’s hub for this key sector of the economy, in line with UAE Vision 2021 launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al ......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 branches within 2018 in the UAE. The brand also has twenty-five franchise units in the pipeline with Master Franchise Partner, Eram International in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as well as Qatar, Bahrain and Oman with another 15 franchise ......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 Japanese Kobe Beef with an original Japanese chef who will prepare authentic Kobe beef tasting at Hall 3 and Stand B3-2.
On its 23rd edition, the highly anticipated trade exhibition will run for five days, 18th till 22nd February at the Dubai World ......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 NEZO salt is one of the purest forms of salt in the world. With NEZO you add good taste to your food, to your life and for your loved ones, as a meal can bring family and friends together. Because salt is so commonly used, it is easy to forget the ......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 traditional Patbingsu made with Sweet Red Beans being the authentic taste.
Located at 681 D North Side, MealTop is a 1,000 sq. ft. area that seats around 24 people. The view as you satiate your icy sweet hunger, best suited for any weather is worth 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 astronaut).
Plants that grow in vertical farms using 95 per cent less water, meats that are grown in the laboratory, 3D printed pizza, how food influences our genes and vice versa in nutrigenomics, tomatoes that tell the farmer when they will ripen via digital ......read more
These centres were launched as part of the Dubai Economy drive towards enhancing happiness and promoting cordial relations between traders and consumers
UAE, 19th August 2017: Choithrams in association with Dubai Economy announced the opening of their first “Consumer Happiness Centre” at the Marina supermarket. This is part of a larger initiative to strengthen customer relations and enhance the shopping experience across the emirate. The announcement was made in the presence of Mr. Dinesh Pagrani, Director, Choithrams, Mr. Rajeev Warrier, CEO, Choithrams and a delegation ......read more
Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group welcomed Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP to Dubai.
Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP visited Al Maya Supermarket in Dubai and he was warmly welcomed by Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP was impressed with Al Amaya Supermarket.
SEAFEX provides key platform for international suppliers to meet regional demand expected to reach US$ 7.3 billion by 2021
Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2017: Seafood consumption in the Middle East continues to grow at well above the global average, driven by the region’s economic development, increasing appeal of the healthy protein, and more effective supply chain distribution to ensure optimum quality of the popular ingredient. According to the Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO), countries such as the UAE consume an average of 33kg per capita a year, almost double the ......read more
UAE, August 12, 2017– Dhofar Global, a leading supplier of hygiene products in the Middle East, recently announced that it has signed an agreement with AccorHotels, the world’s leading travel & lifestyle group.
Through the agreement, Dhofar will supply world-class cleaning and hygiene products for the hotels the Group operates in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain and the Seychelles. The deal supports Dhofar Global’s ongoing expansion into new markets, while adding to its increasing list of clients in the hospitality field.
Chandan Singh, CEO of Dhofar Global, said: ......read more
The Veranda, a neighborhood sports pub and bistro, is now open at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, Dubai
A decadent destination for delicious food, the choicest house wines and drinks, as well as its famed selection of desserts, The Veranda is now open for dining in from 12pm-12am on Saturdays through Wednesdays and 12pm-2am on weekends
Enjoy indoor or al fresco wining and dining at The Veranda located at the Creek, Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 9, 2017: THE VERANDA, a sports pub-meets-bistro medley of fine wines and draughts along with Italian, Mexican, ......read more
Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group, meets Hon’ble Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Government of India,
Smt. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti in Dubai
Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group met Smt. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Hon’ble Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Government of India, who is visiting Dubai for roadshow for India’s largest international event in food processing and allied sectors “World Food India 2017”. Mr Kamal Vachani informed that a delegation from Al Maya group will be attending the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 6, 2017: Downtown Toko Restaurant, Garden & Lounge, located at Vida Down-town Dubai, is a social and relaxed space, acting as a hub for millennials and the young at heart, and building an impressive reputation as a buzzing hotspot catering to Dubai’s burgeoning casual dining scene. This summer Toko is pleased to offer an exciting weekly calendar packed with playful concept nights and attractive offers including an award winning ladies night and the ul-timate alfresco brunch, set in the comfort of a fully Air Conditioned Tent.
GARDEN BRUNCH AT ......read more
Dubai – Al Adil Online store, the latest venture of the Al Adil Group was inaugurated in the presence of Mubarakan Bollywood Movie Superstars Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Ilena D’Cruz & Athiya Shetty in Dubai. Announcing this during the pre-launch event Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director Al Adil Trading Co LLC, said that this is a landmark occasion and the step towards meeting the needs of customers who prefer to shop online. “We are thankful to everyone who has helped us to strengthen our presence in this market. We acknowledge their support and ......read more
Cactus Jacks and Da Vinci’s restaurants at Millennium Airport Hotel have been recognized with 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on consistent great reviews.
Cactus Jacks is one of the most popular Latino restaurants in Dubai serving Latino food and late night “fiestas” daily. The outlet is known for its famous frozen margaritas and mojitos; with delicious speciality fajitas, great theme nights, and live entertainment. Equally popular is Da Vinci’s which opened in 1989 and was the 3rd Italian restaurant to open in Dubai. Since then, it flourished ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 29 July, 2017: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) announced that it has lifted the ban on the imports of all fruits and vegetables from Jordan.
The announcement came following the visit of His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, the UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, to the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture. His Excellency Khalid Hneifat, Jordanian Minister of Agriculture, briefed His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi on the measures taken by the Jordanian government to ensure the safety of Jordanian agricultural ......read more
MyGovinda’s, serves healthy holistic Indian food; that harmonizes the body, mind and soul. In conjunction with #the year of Giving; declared by UAE’s President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; MyGovinda’s came up with the Kindness Fridge initiative in Dubai.
The Kindness Fridge, is well stocked with wholesome food from the restaurant, fresh fruits and bottles of water; easily accessible to those in need in the area.
Inaugurated by founder Mahesh Advani, the initiative aims at the construction workers, laborers and unemployed; who ......read more
Guests enjoy Now! In Season products and ‘True Aussie Beef’ at session hosted in Spinneys
Dubai, UAE – July 20 2017: Chef Tarek Ibrahim, the popular Arab celebrity chef, has hosted a fun-filled cooking masterclass at Spinneys in Dubai using Australia’s finest vegetables and beef.
The exclusive cooking demonstration was hosted as part of a unique partnership between Now! In Season, which is promoting the best of Australian seasonal fruit and vegetables in the UAE, Spinneys and Meat & Livestock Australia.
Working with Australian beef and the current Now! In ......read more
800 DEGREES PIZZERIA introduces its revamped drinks menu with some refreshing new drinks
From smoothies to cocktails, 800 DEGREES has all the recipes for a cool and breezy summer
800 DEGREES has branches in Burjuman, City Centre’s Deira and Me’aisem, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Parks and Resorts, and Dubai Marina Park Island
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 July, 2017: 800 DEGREES PIZZERIA, a Neapolitan pizza concept from L.A., introduces an all-new drinks menu sure to keep customers cool for the summer. Choose from mocktails, smoothies, as well ......read more
H.E. M.K. Lekgoro, Ambassador of South Africa visits Al Maya Supermarket
The Ambassador appreciated the Group’s role in promoting South Africa’s food products in the UAE.
Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group informed that South Africa’s Ambassador to the UAE, H.E Mr. M K Lekgoro, visited the Al Maya Group’s Supermarket at Murooj Complex, Dubai on Wednesday, 19th July.
Al Maya Group Director, Mr. Kamal Vachani, informed the Ambassador about the variety of products available from South Africa at the Al Maya Supermarkets.
During the visit of ......read more
To be held on July 17th, 2017, in the ICCA Kitchen, Block 8, Dubai Knowledge Village, the invitation-only event is a hub for food service industry experts to showcase their know-how and engage with owners and operators in the field, addressing pressing industry issues and brainstorming key innovation points
The event is targeted towards Franchisors and Franchisees, Restaurant General Managers and Food Service business owners and operators and will be on the topic of Building F&B Bottomline
Mr. Akhilesh Bahl, Founder and CEO at Malt & Salt Hospitality, will host the ......read more
Punjabi By Nature, a Punjabi cuisine restaurant located in the heart of Oud Metha, now offers online ordering through its website
Place an order online with the code ‘PBN15’ to avail a 15% discount on one’s order
Punjabi by Nature provides online ordering through its website
Punjabi By Nature provides free home delivery during the day
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017: Punjabi By Nature, an authentic Punjabi restaurant located in Oud Metha, presents its online order form on its website. Serving up authentic Punjabi food, Punjabi by ......read more
Gulfood launches first dedicated hospitality and food service expo at Dubai International Hospitality Week
Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2017: Despite the short-term challenges posed by global macroeconomic factors across the GCC, the region’s tourism and hospitality industry remains on an upward trajectory as governments recognize the potential of the sector in enabling revenue diversification and job creation, and actively invest in its development. Set to be worth $36.7 billion by 2020 according to Euromonitor International, and with a number of global events that include Expo ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, 5 July 2017: UNIKAI FOODS P.J.S.C., one of the largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) conglomerates in the Middle East and North Africa region, has signed an agreement on 3 July 2017 with Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) to establish its largest storage and distribution facility in the northern emirates. The signing ceremony was held yesterday in RAKEZ’s headquarters with Neeraj Vohra representing UNIKAI FOODS P.J.S.C, and Ramy Jallad representing RAKEZ.
UNIKAI FOODS P.J.S.C’s CEO, Neeraj Vohra, said: “We are very glad to have taken this ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2017: H.E Mr. Samuel Tan, Singapore’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, visited the Al Maya Group’s Supermarket at Muraqabat, Deira in Dubai on Monday and appreciated the Group’s role in promoting Singapore’s food products in the UAE.
Al Maya Group Director, Mr. Kamal Vachani, informed the Ambassador about the variety of products available from Singapore at the Al Maya Supermarkets.
Al Maya Group is keen to expand its products portfolio from Singapore, Mr. Kamal Vachani told the Ambassador. Al Maya Group imports a large number of ......read more
Shake it up this July 4th with Black Tap
This Fourth of July, Black Tap, Dubai’s favorite burgers and shakes haunt at Jumeirah Al Naseem, thought it was only right to commemorate the occasion with a specially themed patriotic shake that brims with American pride.
The Stars and Stripes themed shake is a combination of glorious strawberry ice-cream, a vanilla frosting rim, Fourth of July sprinkles and a firecracker popsicle, topped off in true American style, with whipped cream and a cherry. This show stopping sweet treat will only be available on July 4th with a limited ......read more
UAE is a multicultural society where values and beliefs are respected. The true spirit of this beautiful country shines through during the month of Ramadan, when Muslims all over the world are seen to be observing the act of fasting. While fasting from dawn until sunset, Muslims refrain from consuming food, drinking liquids or smoking.
As a mark of respect to those fasting and not to whet their appetite during fasting hours, McDonald’s has come up with a very innovative commercial whereby they kept the food displayed on outdoor mediums to a minimum, especially on digital billboards. ......read more
New to Marks & Spencer this month are these colourful treats, all inspired by the United Kingdom. Chocolate, sweets and – of course- tea, in packaging inspired by British icons, make perfect presents for young and old!
There is a treat here for the whole family to enjoy, including Marks & Spencer’s Cornish Clotted Cream Fudge made with lots of thick cream from Cornwall and smooth Milk Chocolate Bars made for Mark & Spencer to an exclusive recipe in Norfolk, England,
With an impressive range of delicious treats to choose from you will ......read more
(Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE –June 22, 2017) – Starbucks’ summer favorite S’mores Frappuccino is back on popular demand in the MENA region, following its successful introduction in the summer of 2016.
The S’mores Frappuccino® is a delicious fusion of sweet, chocolatey, and creamy elements: marshmallow-infused whipped cream and milk chocolate sauce, blended with the traditional Frappuccino® base of coffee, milk, and ice, all topped with some more marshmallow-infused whipped cream and finished off with a graham cracker crumble- that’s sure ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2017: Every piece of Godiva chocolate tells a story of love and taste, this Belgian brand is always on the top of the fine chocolates list with its inspiring, innovative and classic flavors, and by its different and appealing style. Godiva continues in creating love stories with all the passion and experience of the best chocolate chefs and creators. And now the chocolate lovers can discover the real Godiva Chocolate in a cone! Chocolate and vanilla ice cream in a waffle cone is a heaven inspired by the famous Belgian chocolate to let you live a real chocolate ......read more
Regional #CookLess campaign reaches out to millions to promote responsible consumption
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 12 June 2017: According to a study by EcoMENA, the regional sustainability platform, it is estimated that 25 percent of food prepared in homes during the month of Ramadan goes to waste. Sadia, the most preferred chicken brand in the region, has launched a campaign to raise awareness about this issue and encourage households throughout the region to cook less during the holy month and beyond.
The campaign intends to spark positive conversations around the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2017: Suhoor, an important meal during the fasting period, provides strength and vitality to the body as it is the primary source of energy before fasting for 8-10 hours a day.
At Suhoor it is crucial to include food items from at least three of the four food groups (Whole Grain Bread & Cereals, Meat & Legumes, Fruits and Vegetables, Milk & Dairy Products). An example of a balanced and nourishing Suhoor can be a bowl of whole grain breakfast cereals with milk and a fruit or a glass of milk with a cheese and sliced vegetables sandwich and a fruit ......read more
Dubai, 8th June 2017: A recent YouGov study focused on issues related to food wastage has found that the top source of food wastage in the UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia is left over or discarded food in a restaurant (32%), followed by extra food cooked for celebrations that gets thrown away (30%).
A total of 1844 YouGov panelists were surveyed across UAE (559), KSA (580), and Egypt (705).
800 DEGREES PIZZERIA presents its Iftar meal offers throughout the holy month of Ramadan
800 DEGREES provides a set of specialty meals for the family at its branches across Dubai along with complementary dates and water
800 DEGREES will also be providing home delivery from its outlets from 11:00am to 04:00am from its branches at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Me’aisem, and Dubai Marina Park Island, and from 11:00am to 2:00am from Burjuman and City Centre Deira specially for Ramadan
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 June, 2017: 800 DEGREES PIZZERIA introduces its Iftar ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2017: Throughout the Holy Month, Talabat is recognizing the ways in which Ramadan unites us all. A melting pot of cultures and cuisines, there is no better time to celebrate the diversity of the UAE than during Ramadan.
Join Talabat in celebrating this diversity through the range of Iftar offerings and delivery deals it is offering throughout this month.
In the spirit of giving, Talabat is encouraging people to donate to those in need this Holy Month. Collaborating with select restaurant partners, consumers will ......read more
A soulful spread of goodness awaits!
Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2017: wagamama’s special plans for Ramadan,help guests celebrate a joyous Iftar with friends and family. Whether one eats in the restaurant or take the delicious food home, sharingwagamama’s soulful food is sure to rejuvenate and bring everyone together.
The Iftarfeastingset menu,made up of wagamama signature dishes, is perfect for breaking the day’s fast, with something for everyone to enjoy. wagamama’s dishes are light, nutritious and packed with flavour, made to order from the freshest ......read more
AlJeel Capital, a private institutional investment house based in Dubai, announces the launch of 7 additional Nova branches this year
Originally launched in 2016, Nova Sweets and Café serves innovative sweet and savory crêpes along with other freshly made deserts
Commenting on the announcement, Firas Hurieh, CEO at AlJeel Capital, said “We aim to have our brand present in each of the 7 Emirates and cement ourselves as a UAE home grown brand”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 10, 2017: AlJeel Capital, a private institutional investment house based in Dubai, ......read more
ICONS© Coffee Couture innovates its savoury Waffle Burger in eight different flavours freshly made in stores
The healthy, savoury waffles are available at all ICONS© stores across Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Alain and Ras Al Khaimah and is soon to launch in all Qatar outlets as well!
The Coffee Shop ‘Plus’ experience includes a new table menu which also houses freshly made juices, potato buns and German breakfast platters and goes along with the upgrade to the Coffee Shop, ‘Plus’ experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 May, 2017: ......read more
Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is welcomed and celebrated wholeheartedly in the UAE. During this month family and friends are central focus. Meeting and spending quality time with them. Gifting is but natural. I believe chocolates are the best gift on such occasions.
Now that were mentioned chocolates, "Godiva" tops the chart!
Godiva has 4 stores in Dubai. All the outlets in Dubai are elegant and sophisticated, I love every detail about it.
The staff is very attentive.
After having fasted for the greater part of the day, ......read more
Announcing the introduction of another 24-hour operating store in the country
Doha, Qatar – 28 May 2017: In response to the Ministry of Economy and Commerce’s (MEC) call on shopping centers to adjust their operating hours during the Holy month of Ramadan, to further cater to the needs of consumers, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) has arranged to extend the operating hours – till after midnight – in most of the Company’s branches, in addition to turning its shopping center in Al Mansoura into Al Meera’s second 24-hour operating branch ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 28, 2017: Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers invites guests to enjoy a special Ramadan buffet all during the month of Ramadan at Ashiana, the quintessential Indian eatery.
To commemorate the spirit of the Holy month, Executive Chef Vipin Kala has specially curated five unique Ramadan buffet menus featuring the finest flavours of authentic Indian dishes, with a modern flair. Each buffet spread features appetisers such as Chicken Tikka, Mutton Kanati, Seekh Kabab, Chicken Samosa with a separate salad station. The main course station features all-time ......read more
Experience the taste of Italy, now in Doha, Qatar, with the launch of the first branch of 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA at Doha Festival City
The eatery is looking at opening fourmore outlets in Qatar in the near future
Inaugurated by founder Anthony Carron, 800 DEGREESoffers a range of customizable options to create the pizzas of your choice from freshly prepared ingredients straight from Italy
Doha, Qatar, May 24, 2017: 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA, an Italian concept originating from L.A., launches its very first outlet in Qatar atDoha Festival City, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 25, 2017: Today, Al Maya opened its 51st Supermarket in Electra Road, Abu Dhabi informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. The Supermarket in Electra Road was opened by H.E. Mr Awad Mohammed Al Otaiba. We are very happy for having our first Supermarket in Electra Road says Mr Kamal Vachani.
Mr Kamal Vachani added, Al Maya is currently implementing an ambitious growth strategy that will see it opening further outlets throughout the region in the years to come.
Dubai, UAE, May 25, 2017: Al Adil Trading Co LLC, U.A.E.’s leading name for Indian food stuff expanded their presence in Bahrain when they re-opened the outlet of Al Adil Supermarket. The outlet was inaugurated by Ms. Preity Zinta, the beautiful Indian actress in the presence of Dr. Dhananjay Datar, Chairman. Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, who is is popularly known as Masala King, said that the crowd to witness the re-opening was quite huge and much higher than what was experienced during the earlier inaugurations. “We are extremely happy to note that a record crowd of ......read more
Dubai Festival City Mall celebrates the essence of Ramadan with an exciting array of dining promotions
Dubai, UAE, 24 May 2017: Dubai Festival City is bringing a variety of family Ramadan promotions and dining experiences commencing the 26 May. Whether you’re looking for an Iftar meal to share with the family or something indulgent for Suhoor, major restaurants at Festival City are offering an array of delicious options to choose from, making the mall the dining go-to destination this Ramadan.
Families will be spoilt for choice with restaurants ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2017: At Godiva, we enjoy being part of all of your celebrations and special occasions, and Ramadan is no exception. As you gather together with family and friends
The company has continued to grow and expand over the years. The U.S. plant in Reading, PA, now produces the same amount of chocolate for the U.S. market as the Belgian plant produces for the rest of the world. There are now over 270 Retail locations as well as over 2000 Wholesale doors. In addition to retail and production, Godiva runs a direct business ( www.godiva.com and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2017: During the Holy Month of Ramadan, enjoy gathering with friends and family for an intimate Iftar from the comfort of your own home. Talabat has rounded up some of the best offerings and Ramadan deals available from its restaurant partners throughout the Holy Month, so you can sit back and relax with good company and great food.
Catering to every taste bud and wallet, here’s Talabat’s top ten round-up, featuring more delivery Iftars than you’ll be able to work your way through during the month of Ramadan.
1. NKD Pizza: Throughout ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 21st May 2017: The mouth-watering delicacies during Iftar and Suhoor can be quite tempting making it relatively easy to over-indulge and forget the balanced, nutritious diet. This can take a toll on vital organs in your body and most particularly your bones. Dr. Ahmed Hassoun Consultant Endocrinologist Specialized in Diabetes, Osteoporosis & Metabolic Disorders at Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai outlines some simple tips to follow to ensure that your bones remain healthy and strong during Ramadan.
Ensure sufficient calcium intake: ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 16: 2017: As far as exceptional iftars go, you can’t beat the experience of dining at Cocoa Kitchen, a truly innovative restaurant that revolves around one simple mono-ingredient in every dish: cocoa.
From savory starters and mains, cocoa is not just reserved for dessert this Ramadan, with a beautifully sculpted menu that explores not only the savoury aspects of chocolate but also the gastronomic potential of the cocoa bean.
Cocoa Kitchen’s five-course Iftar menu, perfect for a gathering with family and friends, includes – silky ......read more
Gursha Dubai, an Ethiopian restaurant, introduces Afro Thursdays to start the weekend with spunk every Thursday
One can attend the Afro Thursdays to explore the Afro-carribbean music &culture while enjoying Ethiopian Food, art, and fashion
Gursha Dubai’s Afro Thursdays features a DJ mix of Afro Funk, Reggaetón, Dance Hall along with a live percussion session drummer
Located at Dubai’s popular Club Vista Mare with a beachfront, Gursha Dubai also offers shisha, free Wi-Fi, and an indoor and outdoor seating facility in Palm Jumeirah
Focusing on the ......read more
Global travel catering suppliers tap into new business opportunities
More than 70 exhibitors from 30 countries at the 4th WTCEME
Dubai, May 16, 2017: The world’s top catering products and services providers expect good business deals at the ongoing 4th World Travel Catering and Onboard Services Expo Middle East (WTCEME).
The consistent and strong growth in the Middle East aviation sector provides excellent opportunities for the exhibitors to connect with the regional aviation players and get a good chunk of business.
Co-located with the Airport Show 2017, WTCEME is held ......read more
Ramadan Connect 2.0, AMRB’s recent research explores the shift in consumer consumption habits during the holy month
From 2012 to 2016, consumption of healthy food has increased to 17 percent from 10 percent
Increasing number of women finding ideas on social platforms like Pintrest, Instagram for creative presentation of meals
Number of dishes prepared at home reduced to 53 percent from 66 percent in 2012; shift towards ready-to-cook, packaged food and ordering in
Share of soda consumption has decreased by 9 percent while laban consumption has increased by 6 percent among all ......read more
Nothing is better than a weekend with family and good food. This weekend I visited The Manhattan FISH MARKET located in Dubai Festival City, Level 2, Sky Walk Food Court.
A heaven for Sea Food Lovers. They give you such a warm welcome that everyone has a smile no matter how hectic or tiring the day was.
The decor is amicable.
The specially crafted menu has various kinds of sea food to suit its customers, like Oysters, scallops, dory, mussels, prawns, calamari,King fish, Salmon, Cherry Snapper and Nile Perch. Cooking method can be as per your taste like grilled, fried, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 11, 2017: H.E. Mr. Arthur Spyrou, Ambassador, Embassy of Australia, H.E. Mr. Gerard Seeber, Consul General, Consulate General of Australia, Mr Moin Anwar, Commissioner (Middle East) NSW Government and Mr John Butler, Commissioner (Middle East, Africa & Turkey), Victorian Government visited Al Maya Supermarket in Murooj Complex, Dubai, informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. This is the first time Ambassador and Consul General of Australia visited our Supermarket, says Mr Kamal Vachani.
Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group ......read more
Punjabi By Nature, a Punjabi cuisine restaurant located in the heart of Oud Metha, introduces a special Iftar dinner for the holy month of Ramadan
Priced at AED 59, the restaurant caters to a variety of taste buds with a new menu every day of the week throughout Ramadan
Punjabi By Nature also provides free home delivery during the day
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 7th, 2017: Punjabi By Nature, an authentic Punjabi restaurant located in Oud Metha, introduces its Iftar dinner menu for the holy month of Ramadan. The Iftar menu is set to host a wide variety of mouth-watering ......read more
A new cooking oil blend that cuts saturated fats by 80%, renewed Classic Mayonnaise with half the calories and fish sourced from sustainable fisheries!
May 02, 2017: In a move to enable consumers to make better food choices, McDonald’s UAE has announced the launch of significant enhancements to its menu across the UAE. Introduced as part of its ‘Every Day. A Better Day’ campaign, consumers can now enjoy better nutritional value with the same great taste for their favourite cravings including World Famous Fries, McChicken, and Filet-O-Fish, amongst ......read more