● 19 malls with their F&B outlets, over 1000 high-street restaurants & select food outlets at all Dubai Airports to participate this DFF
● Dine-in for AED 50 at any of the participating outlets in Dubai to win the mega prize, the GAC GA8 Sedan by Gargash Motors
● A total of 3-winners will get AED 5,000 worth of cash prizes each
● Zomato will be offering 3-months of free Zomato Gold memberships to 200,000 winners through the instant scratch & win promotion
Dubai, February 25, 2020: Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) along with Dubai Festival & Retail Establishment (DFRE) and Zomato are back with their 7th edition of the exclusive ‘DINE & WIN’ promotion for Dubai Food Festival 2020. Known to be the largest city-wide gastronomic ......read more
Express your feelings through beautifully hand-crafted and engraved chocolates, uniquely tailored to your taste
24 February 2020: A new concept of engraved chocolates is about to be launched exclusively in Saudi Arabia as a new way to express your feelings, by using artfully crafted chocolates to carry your message. You will be able to personalize your chocolates by selecting from an assortment of shapes and sizes, delightfully delectable fillings, striking fonts, an array of luxurious colors and logos befitting the occasion. You can now hand-pick between rectangular, square or heart-shaped chocolates with delightfully scrumptious fillings of your choice, including rose, cheesecake, hazelnut cream, pistachio and many more at Forrey & Galland.
Forrey & Galland has made its way as one of the finest and ......read more
Now Available across 4 outlets in the UAE in Mall of the Emirates, Ibn Battuta Mall, Deira City Centre and Sahara Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 24, 2020: Max’s All About Chicken has added a range of chicken burgers to its menu.
The Big Grill range features three delectable burgers including healthy options all made with the highest quality, freshest ingredients.
For those looking for a lighter but equally delicious grilled burger there is the traditional Smoked BBQ Chicken Burger or the Spicy Peri-peri Burger for those who like it a little fiery. The new menu is completed by a mouthwatering Crispy Chicken Burger so there’s something for every chicken lover, with the little touches such as the toasted brioche bun and signature home-made sauces making it a truly ......read more
The range includes mouth-watering Belgian and Swiss chocolates, as well as delicious options for the perfect Mother’s Day breakfast
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 23, 2020: Make her smile this Mother’s Day with must-have food gifts from Marks & Spencer, guaranteed to impress any mum on her special day. Known for using only the most premium ingredients and having the highest ethical and environmental standards, shoppers at Marks & Spencer can enjoy a selection of chocolates which are not only 100% Fairtrade, but made of rich cocoa, making it that extra bit special.
Perfect for mums with a sweet tooth, Marks & Spencer has a selection of top-quality chocolate boxes catering to all tastes – such as the decadent Belgian Collection or classic Milk, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 23, 2020: Walnut Grove Restaurants in Dubai launch the ‘Woman of my Life’ campaign to celebrate International Woman’s Day and Mother’s Day in the month of March, officially declaring it the month of honoring women at the restaurants.
Beginning in March, ‘Woman of My Life’ campaign will take place on social media platforms including Instagram and Facebook where by posting and reposting videos on women we love and admire. Walnut Grove calls on everyone to record a video to speak & honor their “Main woman”, using #WomanOfMyLife hashtag and tag @walnutgrovedubai on social media to be featured and reposted on our page. You can speak about who is your superwoman, describing her in one word, what makes her so special to you, and send ......read more
Enjoy a series of one-off culinary experiences – Masterclasses, Chef’s Tables and never-seen-before Experiential Dining
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 February 2020: Whether you fancy yourself as the next winner of TV’s MasterChef, need to know more about sustainable eating or just want to enjoy a one-off dining experience, Dubai Food Festival’s “Foodie Experiences” offers something for everyone to enjoy.
Dubai Food Festival 2020 – the 18-day citywide culinary celebration – is hosting its second edition of “Foodie Experiences”, designed to stimulate the senses. This mouth-watering array of Foodie Experiences brings a whole new realm of memorable activities to the hugely successful festival, from Masterclasses to Chef’s Tables and ......read more
Middle East region witnesses significant rise due to increased demand for organic products
Global infant formula market valued to reach USD 103.75 billion by 2026, growing by 10.85 per cent annually from 2018
February 20, 2020 – Arla Foods, a leading international dairy company has introduced its range of Arla® Baby&Me® Organic milk supplements and other food products to the UAE market during an event held at Address Hotel, Dubai Mall on Wednesday (February 19, 2020). The multinational cooperative’s experience in infant nutrition dates back three decades, with Arla producing, supplying and developing infant formulas for the world’s leading infant milk formula (IMF) brands throughout that time, while its milk production history spans more than 130 years. Recent report from Fortune ......read more
Lacnor adds high protein UHT milk, a flavoured smoothie, and a flavoured laban to its comprehensive dairy products range.
Dubai, UAE - February 20, 2020: Lacnor, a leading brand in the juice and milk category, of UAE-based National Food Products Company (NFPC), launched three new products during Gulfood 2020: high protein UHT milk, a flavoured smoothie, and a flavoured laban.
The products are created in response to the ever-evolving trends in the market which include the expanding fermented dairy segment and the new category of protein-enriched milk.
Lacnor’s protein milk comes in a 1 litre Tetra Pak which makes use of environmentally-sourced materials. The high protein milk is 100% natural and contains 60g per liter (15g protein per 250ml or glass) of protein which ......read more
Dubai, Feb 18th: once again sees Welsh (UK) food and drink companies returning in strength to Gulfood 2020, the largest food trade event in the MENA region, which accounted for nearly 9% of all Welsh food and drink exports in 2018. Since 2014, the sector has experienced consistent increases in exports to the MENA region, up 31% from 2017, therefore making it one of the most strategically important markets for a vital part of the UK economy, and with EXPO 2020 Dubai launching later this year these exciting trends are set to grow stronger.
Supported by the Welsh Government, ten companies from across the food and drink sector in Wales are currently present at Gulfood 2020 from 16-20 February, under the Wales (UK) banner, all with the aim to promote Welsh food and drink and to help the businesses achieve export success.
The ......read more
“Initial findings from the KPMG 2019 F&B survey show that consumers across the GCC continue to spend and dine out as much or more than last year. This indicates that F&B businesses in the region are likely to grow in the medium-term future.
Despite this optimism, markets continue to face certain challenges in the UAE. Supply is increasing versus demand and most operators are struggling to achieve like-for-like growth in their premises. Operators also have to grapple with increased competition. But the prospect of Expo 2020 has given the industry a boost, as F&B operators remain optimistic about growth this year.
In the UAE, the delivery business has taken off. F&B operators are increasingly offering delivery to expand their footprint. But this is not without challenges as delivery platforms ......read more
First association in the region dedicated to bottled water industry set to tackle sector challenges and adapt global best practices
Dubai, UAE – 17 February 2020: On the sidelines of Gulfood 2020, bottled water industry leaders joined forces to sign an MoU agreement to form the Gulf Bottled Water Association (GBWA). Headquartered in Dubai, the association aims to bring together a regional working group of all bottled water industry members to address sector challenges and make the industry more competitive.
The agreement names the founding members of the association including, Tariq Ahmed Al Wahedi, CEO of Agthia Group PJSC , Alexander van’t Riet, CEO of Mai Dubai LLC, Hamza Iqbal, CEO of National Food Products Company (NFPC), and Mohamed Al Owais, Chairman of Emirates Refreshments.
Creating a unified body to ......read more
Step aside Willy Wonka, Pickl’s got the real golden ticket burger
February 17, 2020- Dubai, UAE: Pickl, the Home of the Original Chicken in Dubai, is launching their biggest competition ever! One lucky Pickl fan will walk away with a lifetime- quite literally- with an endless supply of Pickl’s made-to-order beasty burgers for every single day of their lives. This includes the cheeseburger varieties for which the homegrown brand is known and loved, as well as the king of the spice scale - the hot chicken burgers range with the infamous Nashville or Reaper level heat.
If there was ever a time to play Sherlock Holmes, it’s now. To win, just find 10 golden burgers and become the envy of every jughead’s dreams. The competition ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 February 2020: Dubai Energy Drink recently participates in the 25th Anniversary of Gulfood 2020, the largest and longest running food & beverage tradeshow in the world.
Phase 1 of the brand’s strategy included launching the product in the hospitality sector. For phase 2, Dubai Energy Drink will go to retail in the second quarter of 2020.
From left to right: Mohamad Awada, Mohamad AlMazrouei Chairman,Tariq Khalid, Managing Director
Chairman, Mohammed Al Mazrouei, states: “The introduction of excise tax has imposed challenges in the local energy drink category. However, we see this as a golden opportunity to infiltrate the energy drink market as our product allows for an agile pricing strategy to compete on a global scale.”
With ......read more
DP World, UAE Region’s Flagship Free Zone Impresses Visitors with Its Integrated Logistics and Business Friendly Ecosystem
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 February 2020: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), DP World, UAE Region’s key trade facilitator is showcasing its incentives for companies as well as its sustained role as the leading contributor to Dubai’s F&B trade, at Gulfood 2020, which opened on 16 February, marking its 25th anniversary.
The five-day event includes the Gulfood Innovation Summit under the theme of “Rethinking Food” to discuss topics such as Governments’ role in shaping the future of food, F&B Marketing, tourism and retail and future food technologies.
Jafza currently contributes 16.4 per cent of Dubai’s total traded volume and over 17 per cent of Dubai’s ......read more
Acclaimed culinary champions from across the globe display talents with live demonstrations on show floor at Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai, UAE, 17 February: Gulfood 2020, the landmark 25th edition of the region’s longest-running annual food and beverage (F&B) trade show at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), opened on Sunday, 16 February, with renowned culinary champions displaying their tremendous talents, awarding-winning dishes and different approaches to food.
Tastes of the World, Gulfood’s popular interactive feature, is collecting an extraordinary line-up of the biggest food change-makers and Michelin-starred chefs for five days of cuisine innovation in-line with the 2020 event’s ‘Rethinking Food’ theme.
Taking centre stage on the opening day, acclaimed UAE chefs Nick Alvis and Scott Price ......read more
- Oasis, a leading water brand of National Food Products Company (NFPC) is the first GCC water brand to provide water in sustainable Tetra Pak packages to consumer market
- The water, available in Tetra Prisma® Aseptic 330ml carton packages will be sold at all major supermarkets from March 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 16, 2020: Oasis, a leading water brand of UAE based National Food Products Company (NFPC) today, February 16, 2020 stakes its claim as the first beverage brand in the GCC to provide drinking water for the consumer market in Tetra Pak carton packages, environmentally sound packaging material that boasts a wealth of biodegradable and recyclable properties.
The pioneering Oasis product was unveiled at Gulfood and reaffirms NFPC’s commitment ......read more
• The AgTech company will have its own space at The Retreat, while CEO Abdulaziz AlMulla will deliver a speech on the subject - Tech to the rescue: Food and water security in the Gulf
Abu Dhabi, 13 February 2020: As part of its efforts to raise awareness and help tackle food and water security challenges in the Middle East, Madar Farms is to participate at this year’s Gulfood in Dubai.
Taking place between 16 to 20 February at Dubai World Trade Centre, Madar Farms will have its own space at The Retreat where visitors will be able to learn how the AgTech company is providing a holistic approach to sustainability.
Abdulaziz AlMulla, CEO and co-founder of the AgTech company will also address the delegates on Wednesday 19 February and share his views on the topic - Tech to the rescue: ......read more
• Organic products at the heart of the strategy
• Private labels part of Casino DNA with constant innovation
From February 16th to 20th 2020 at Dubai World Trade Center
United Arab Emirates; February 2020 : CASINO GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS, the strategic division in charge of the CASINO GROUP international development, is proud to announce its first participation at Gulfood 2020, taking place from 16th to 20th of February 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Historic player in French retailing since 1898, the Casino Group is above all one of the world leaders in food retailing with more than 12,000 stores in France, Latin America and the Indian Ocean undertaking a yearly turnover worth 38 billion euros.
Considered as the major line of Casino Group international business ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 11, 2020: Costa Coffee has launched a brand-new wellness-focused food range, 4u which is a variety of healthy items available for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks and treats.
Costa Coffee UAE is tapping into the ever-growing demand for healthy, fresh, plant-based and free-from products from customers with the launch of 4u– a brand-new range of over 20 nutritional sandwiches, salads, snacks, smoothies and more, the range will be available across Costa Coffee stores throughout the UAE.
Collaborating with Mitun De Sarkar, Clinical Dietician, the team have done all the hard work of choosing healthy options by providing a range of innovative recipes, fresh ingredients and exciting ideas, helping you to find the right balance nutritionally. Spearheaded by Mitun ......read more
Middle East region witnesses significant rise due to increased demand for organic products
Global Organic Milk market estimated to reach USD 5643 million by 2025, from USD 4423.5 million in 2019
February 11, 2020: Arla Foods, a leading international dairy company has introduced its new range of Arla® Baby&Me® Organic supplements to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia following increased demand for related products in the Middle East with a launch event at Park Hyatt Jeddah – L’azurde Ballroom, held recently.
The multinational cooperative’s experience in infant nutrition dates back three decades, with Arla producing, supplying and developing infant formulas for the world’s leading infant milk formula (IMF) brands throughout that time, while its milk production ......read more
• Multi-Award Winning Local Brand Nominated at Gulfood Innovation Awards for 3rd Year Running
• Recently Launched Healthy Farm Food Innovation (HFFI); Dedicated Entity To Focus On Developing Ground-Breaking Food Concepts and Products
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - February 11, 2020: Healthy Farm, the multi-award winning frozen food brand under the Albatha Group, announced today that it will be showcasing a growing portfolio of plant-based products to HORECA at next week’s Gulfood 2020.
With an ambitious plan to convert more than 500,000 health-conscious consumers, the accent at Gulfood 2020 will be on new, innovative products intrinsic to Healthy Farm’s plant-based range. Among the more popular items on display at the four day event will be Plant Protein Pea Kale ......read more
• The occasion to introduce their certified halal beef “French Limousine breed”
• The company offers complete transparency on the product traceability allowed by the NFC chip integrated on label
Hall 3, Meat & Poultry Booth G3-1, DWTC
United Arab Emirates - February 9th, 2020 – On the world's largest annual food & beverage trade show, Beauvallet, a major player of the meat industry in Europe will be launching a new brand in the Middle East: Or Rouge, alongside with its NFC traceable halal meat technology.
Beauvallet is a company specialized in the manufacturing (selection, processing, cutting and packaging) of high-end French halal butcher’s meat in beef, young cattle, lamb and offal of these species. The brand produces a primary ......read more
Introducing Prosperite: the first blockchain-traced, real-time audited & digitally certified UHT milk
United Arab Emirates, February 3rd 2020 - Convinced that the future of the agri-food industry is focused on total transparency from the fields to the shelves stores, Prospérité is the first digitally certified UHT milk by tracking and auditing in real time its eco-responsible UHT milk by blockchain, a world first in the dairy sector! Bringing to consumers access to total transparency!
Real-time digital audit, the real revolution!
To verify that our UHT milk is really labelled "origin of the Hauts-de-France", "animal welfare friendly", or "GMO-free fed " it is necessary to check with each actor of the dairy chain that these criteria ......read more
We’re Shakin’ it up with our newest store at Al Manar Mall
Ras Al Khaimah, February 02, 2020: Shake Shack®, the New York-styled modern day “roadside” burger stand is thrilled to announce the opening of its newest store at Al Manar Mall on 30th January, marking the 13th Shack in UAE and the 40th across MENA.
Shake Shack’s first store in Ras Al Khaimah will cater to the growing Shake Shack fan base in UAE and give residents the opportunity to enjoy the same fun and lively community vibes along with premium quality burgers as experienced across Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
The new Shack, located on the ground level of Al Manar Mall at the main entrance, offers Shake Shack fans its famous 100% all-natural Angus beef and all-natural ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; January 23, 2019: Berkan Steakhouse has launched their special edition menu ‘A Romantic Meat’ for Valentine’s Day this year. Heading to a new decade, our menu was designed and created with love and passion for everyone to celebrate the special day.
Located in City Walk 2, Berkan Steakhouse will serve its Valentine’s Day signature meals starting February 13 to February 15, 2020
“Valentine’s Day is a special day. Each year, people celebrate the day and embrace the love they hold for each other. This year at Berkan, we would love to be part of this special occasion you spend with your family and friends”, said Feyyaz Beduk, Head of Operations at Berkan Steakhouse
He added “Everyone is welcomed to part of Berkan family and have ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 06, 2019: Opening its doors in Dubai in 2000, the Japanese family dining franchise, Sumo Sushi & Bento, was launched by four Dubai-based entrepreneurs. The original Japanese family friendly restaurant, the brand now has 17 outlets distributed across the GCC.
Sumo Sushi & Bento specializes in the creation of customized Sushi Sandwiches, Poke' Bowls, Salmon Lovers Bento and other Japanese specialty rolls.
Here are the Specials of the Month:
All the goodness of crunchy and fresh in one dish; rice paper roll stuffed with ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 06, 2019: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ‘Dubai Women Association’, which aims to support and implement the concept of community responsibility by offering material support towards community service that ultimately benefits the educational process of children.
The Memorandum was signed by Engr. Madiya Al Marri, Director of Properties and Projects Division, Union Coop on behalf of the CEO - H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi and Ms Fatima Ahmed Al Abdullah, Director, Dubai ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2018: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE revealed that it spent more than AED 170 Million to implement 70 lucrative promotions and other weekly offers since the beginning of the year until the last week of 2018. Out of the mentioned figure, AED 75 Million were allocated towards price reduction of 15000 consumers products during the Holy month of Ramadan, and AED 55 Million to reduce the prices of thousands of commodities, as well as offering many valuable prizes to consumers on the occasion of the 47th National Day for 47 days. Moreover, AED ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 26, 2018: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE and Emirates Talent Association, signed a Memorandum Of Understanding, stating the sponsorship of ‘Programming Language’, one of the stages of ‘Local Programmer’ Initiative of the association and additionally enhancing the cooperation and strategic partnership between the two entities. This move comes within the framework of Union Coop's support to the activities and activations of non-profitable organization in the country.
Memorandum was signed by His Excellency Lt ......read more
Multitude of new features and initiatives set major benchmarks for leading global event
Industry’s Global Social and Economic Outlook to be aired at Innovation Summit
Dubai, UAE – 26 December, 2018: Global food sector power brand Gulfood - the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition - is raising the international industry forum bar for its 24th edition, which will run at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from February 17-21, 2019.
Having already won major international acclaim for the breadth and depth of its offering as a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 26, 2018: The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, Union Coop revealed its expected Net Profit in its five-year growth plan for years 2018-2022 to be AED 2.73 Billion, with an increase of AED 430 million, 18.7% growth compared to the previous Five-year plan ‘2012-2017’. The recent forecast as per the Five-year plan reflects a steady annual growth for the company.
H.E. Majid Hamad Rahmah Al Shamsi, Chairman of Union Coop said: “Like every other entity in the retail sector, Union Coop also deals with certain set of challenges such as ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018: DOORS freestyle grill will be serving a special 4-course festive menu from 24th December till 1st January, featuring some of the most celebrated dishes like Beef sushi, Lamb chops, Beef kaymak and Eden garden by Chef Kemal.
There is nothing like ringing in the New Year with a spectacular display of fireworks at Al Seef. Dine at DOORS freestyle grill while watching the fireworks that promise to light up the sky. Guests can enjoy the restaurant’s elegance indoor or may choose to dine alfresco enjoying the chills.
Where- DOORS Freestyle ......read more
Grand opening witnesses the delicacies of the Sea
Dubai, UAE, December 19, 2018: Guests will now enjoy culinary delights inside a brand-new Emirati seafood restaurant located in the heart of Dubai.
Known for its tasty seafood specialties and authentic local flavors, Al Hadaq celebrated the official grand opening at Al Barsha 3, to be a new addition to Dubai dining experience, bringing something unique to both visitors and residents.
The highly anticipated launch was attended by friends, influencers and public figures with notable media coverage.
In a welcoming ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018: H.E. Majid Hamad Rahmah Al Shamsi, Chairman of Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative revealed growth forecast for the years 2018-2022, as a part of its growth strategy. Union Coop estimated revenue of AED 5.69 billion, with an increase of AED 2.59 billion, and a growth rate of 84 per cent. As per the growth plan, Union Coop expects to improve the efficiency of operations by deploying several initiatives aiming to leverage the performance of existing branches, developing new branches, in addition to boosting online shopping as well.
H.E. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018: This festive season indulge in Marks & Spencer’s broad selection of cheese, desserts and mince pies that will get your taste buds tingling with delight.
Create a flawless cheese platter with Marks & Spencer’s delicious selection of cheese that is the go-to appetizer at parties or a perfect palette cleanser ideal for winding down a wonderful meal. Spoil your guests with choice with the decadent Tastes of The British Isles Cheese Lover’s Selection. A moreish collection of Cornish Cove Cheddar, Stratford Blue, Burland ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2018: Opening its doors in Dubai in 2000, the Japanese family dining franchise, Sumo Sushi & Bento, was launched by four Dubai-based entrepreneurs. The original Japanese family friendly restaurant, the brand now has 17 outlets distributed across the GCC.
Sumo Sushi & Bento specializes in the creation of customized Sushi Sandwiches, Poke’ Bowls, Salmon Lovers Bento and other Japanese specialty rolls.
One of their highlights for the month of December is Kemuri Dragon Roll, a savory roll filled with ebi fry sushi, avocado, and tamago, ......read more
This will be the second store from the COOP series of Union Coop
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2018: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, opened its second branch of the COOP chain at The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah. This new branch of the COOP concept comes as part of its expansion strategy to increase its market share by opening new branches of different sizes.
The branch was inaugurated by H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop and Mr. Omar Khoory, Managing Director, Nakheel Malls, in the presence of Mr. Humaid Zayed AlNuaimi, General Manager ......read more
Arla FOODMoovers will be rolled out in 150 schools across the UAE
12 December, Dubai, UAE: Arla Foods is proud to announce that it has launched an initiative in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Education to promote healthier food habits among school children. Arla FOODMoovers will be rolled out across 150 public and private schools in the UAE following the success of the pilot program at Dubai British School earlier this year and is aligned with Arla’s commitment towards the UAE health agenda.
The program was recently launched (06 December 2018) in the ......read more
A food hall concept that offers fresh, prepared and gourmet dishes covering an eclectic international spectrum of food
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2018: Todd English Food Hall, an award-winning microcosm of global cuisine, opened its doors to welcome diners and those seeking an exquisite culinary experience to a world of gourmet delicacy. This unique F&B concept is based on Todd English’s popular food hall at The Plaza in New York and brings to the UAE a sophisticated taste of the Big Apple and far beyond.
Located in the Fashion Avenue at the iconic Dubai Mall, Todd ......read more
Moombai & Co. brings in additional variety to its #newfashionedandhonest food selection with much more options for entrée, main course and a separate non-alcoholic section for drinks.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 10, 2018: Moombai & Co. located in the famous H Dubai launches its new menu range giving a refreshing edge to the Mumbaiya food served here. The new additions to this Indian Gastro Bar are introduced keeping in line with its #newfashionedandhonest motto.
Adorning the flavors of Mumbai, the new additions are a mix of traditional and innovative ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 09, 2018: Tonight, in the company of Dubai’s VIPs, media and tastemakers, Joe’s Backyard celebrates their grand opening at the Holiday Inn, Dubai Festival City where guests will dance to the sounds of Abri & the Radius Funk.
Chef Andrea Way opens up his grandfather Joe’s Backyard. Hailing all the way from Tennessee, USA – Dubai becomes homage to barbeque, good times and a hangout for family and friends.
With a braai measuring a whopping 2.5 metres, Joe’s offers a greatest-hits of flame-grilled flavors from ......read more
Dubai, 9th December 2018
Following a month of online voting and input by expert industry judges, the 2018 JLT Restaurant Awards concluded with a glitzy ceremony held at Nara Pan-Asian Restaurant in JLT. A capacity crowd witnessed the big reveal of the winners and runners-up of the 18 categories in Dubai’s first hyper-local F&B awards.
On Monday, 26th November 2018, Nara Pan-Asian Restaurant in Dubai’s Jumeirah Lakes Towers neighbourhood, played host to the gala ceremony marking the end of the second JLT Restaurant Awards. The event, which saw the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 04, 2018: The stunning House of Newby advent calendar makes the festive countdown even more opulent than ever.
From the opening of the first drawer on 1st December, tea lovers experience 24 luxury blends from Newby’s Classic Tea Bag Collection. Each drawer includes four individually wrapped sachets of a select Newby blend, and no two drawers are the same.
What's in the calendar:
BLACK TEAS: Assam, Black Tea & Ginger, Ceylon, Darjeeling, Earl Grey, English Breakfast, Indian Breakfast, Masala Chai, Pride of Africa, Strawberry & ......read more
Retail Pioneer half mast the National Flag in all of its branches and business centres to honour the sacrifices of the Martyrs
Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2018: On the occasion, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said: “The United Arab Emirates this Thursday celebrates ‘Martyrs’ Day to show our appreciation and pride towards the sacrifices and dedication of our fallen warrior brethren. We salute their courage and sacrifice to uphold the National flag and maintaining stability throughout the region, thereby setting a great example of loyalty ......read more
For the first time in the retail history of the Middle East, a temporary branch has been established within 48 hours in ‘Al Tayy’ to meet the needs for customers & families of the winter camping area
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ creates history by opening its ‘Winter Camp’ in Al Tayy area within 48 hours, to delight campers and consumers in the area.
Inaugurating the new branch, Mr. Harib Mohammed Bin Thani, Director of Operations division said: “This temporary winter camp is a unique and ......read more
Seara 100% Natural line specifically produced for the UAE and Middle East market preferences and cuisines
Recognised at SIAL Innovation Selection Paris 2018 as one of the main global innovations
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2018: Seara, one of the largest food producers in Brazil and the world, have launched an innovative Seara 100% Natural line of halal certified poultry products in the UAE as it debuts in the Middle East region. Tailored specifically for the UAE and Middle Eastern market preferences and cuisines, its products, that include whole breasts, drumsticks, breast ......read more
This special edition Pringles Can is inspired by the UAE National Flag
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 28, 2018 – For the first time ever, Pringles® Arabia has launched a special Limited Edition Can to commemorate the spirit of 47th UAE National Day.
Known for its fresh and novel flavours, Pringles is offering snackers a chance to collect limited edition cans and celebrate the culture and heritage of UAE over the upcoming long weekend.
The special limited edition can is innovatively designed, giving an illusion of the can being wrapped with ......read more
Retail Pioneer to spend AED 55 Million on promotions covering 47 categories, 47 brands and products from 47 Origins, for 47 days, plus thousands of giveaways for winning customers
Dubai, UAE, November 25, 2018: In line with UAE’s 47th National Day Celebration, Union Coop – the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, has unveiled a AED 55 Million budget towards the reduction of commodity prices, as well as offering valuable prizes and discounts to consumers during the promotion, which will start from November 27nd till January 12th 2019 across its ......read more
The restaurant is back with a vibrant new menu and dining experience
Dubai, 19 November 2018: Mughal-E-Azam, the signature premium dining restaurant at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, has re-launched with a brand new menu which takes guests on a royal culinary journey through India, with mouth-watering tikkas from the north, coastal-inspired delicacies from the south and decadent Biryanis from the Deccan region.
Tucked away in the iconic BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the classic restaurant is inspired by the 1960s blockbuster “Mughal-E-Azam” and offers a ......read more
H.E. Dr. Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change & Environment inaugurated the exhibition.
Three day event is expected to have over 9500 dedicated organic and natural product buyers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 19, 2018: In an exceptionally fast-growing market, Middle East Organic and Natural Expo opened its doors to visitors at the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre from November 18 – 20. The organizers -Global Links Exhibitions- has announced the launch of the regions’ first bulk purchase website exclusively for ......read more
16th edition of the exhibition set to conduct workshops, panel discussions and a special conference on Traditional, Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM)
Expected visitor turn out sets the pace for several new product launches at the exhibition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 12, 2018: The Middle East Organic & Natural Products Expo 2018 is returning to Dubai Convention & Exhibition Centre on November 18-20. It is set to bring the best of organic food and beverage, beauty and wellness, health and nutrition products as well as alternative medicines ......read more
High-profile Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 FoodTech Summit reveals how global industry leaders are benefiting from digital transformation
Dubai, UAE – Thursday 8th November, 2018: Digitisation, Artificial Intelligence and next-generation technologies came to the fore on day two of the Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit, as key industry experts take stage discussing the future and transformation of F&B manufacturing facilities in the region.
The agenda-setting Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit, running alongside Gulfood Manufacturing at Dubai World Trade Centre ......read more
Global industry thought leaders and disruptors share insights during high-profile conference running alongside Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 at DWTC
Dubai, UAE – Wednesday 8th November, 2018: Food manufacturers must learn to collect, analyse and utilise data across the entire manufacturing supply chain if they are to survive and thrive. With some 50 billion food manufacturing assets across the globe expected to be connected by 2020, the industry is evolving rapidly - and a willingness to adapt is key to success.
That was the message from industry leaders gathered at the ......read more
First-time exhibitors rewarded for their forward-focused showcase at region’s largest F&B processing industry event
Dubai, November 7, 2018: International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), made an instant impression with its debut outing at Gulfood Manufacturing 2018, the region’s largest food and beverage forum for the processing and manufacturing sector in the Middle East.
IFF, the world’s largest producer of flavours and fragrances, is participating at the show for the first time as one of the 1,600 local and international exhibitors demonstrating how ......read more
Consumer-led trends, tech-driven solutions key to revolutionise F&B industry, as purchasing power lies with millennials, digital natives
Dubai, UAE 6 November 2018: Regional food packaging experts are revealing new technology-based solutions created in response to shifting consumer demands at Gulfood Manufacturing this week.
SIG Combibloc Obeikan (SIG CBOB), one of the world’s leading suppliers of carton packaging and filling machines for food and beverage, have identified a major shift in what end-consumers expect in today’s heightened eco-aware society when it comes to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018: Nothing marks the arrival of the festive season like Starbucks’ red cups and the global coffee brand is delighted to announce that this year’s seasonal sips will go on sale on Monday, 05 November. For a limited time only, customers can indulge in espresso-based delights including Toffee Nut Latte and Toffee Nut Frappuccino.
The rich buttery flavour of sweet toffee is combined with the warmth of toasted nuts and blended with Starbucks' smooth espresso and velvety steamed milk to make the Toffee Nut Latte. For the final ......read more
The celebration comes after the Great Leader’s call to come together in celebration of UAE Flag Day.
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018: Following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Union Coop raised 29 national flags high above its 18 branches and Commercial Centers in the Emirate of Dubai on 1st November.
H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said, “We gather today to celebrate our flag day with proud of the achievements of our beloved nation ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018:
What: Hop on Brunch
AED 220 for ladies including house beverages
AED 250 for gents including house beverages
AED 229 for the premium package
Where: Double Decker, Roda Al Murooj
When: Every Friday, 12pm – 4pm
Fancy a cheeky day out with friends? Gather the gang and hop aboard Double Decker’sHop on Brunch for a day filled with grub and games. Trust us, you’ll be well chuffed!
Launching the brunch with a bang, the city’s lads and ladies headed down to Double Decker for ......read more
Fujairah’s famous beachside bar and grill has reopened with revamped interiors and relaxed, sophisticated vibes
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018: Fujairah’s most popular surf and turf restaurant, Gonu Bar and Grill is all set to welcome patrons and guests to its newly renovated, uber contemporary interiors. Maintaining the glorious legacy of the beach front restaurant, the new wave of renovations harmoniously blend the revamped, all-white décor with the breath-taking surroundings, promising unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean.
The design team has worked closely ......read more
Union Coop among nine organizations in the region selected for the prestigious award, following study by Aon
Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2018: Union Coop has been recognized as an ‘Aon Best Employer in the Middle East’ by leading global professional services firm Aon, which provides a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. The results were announced at the recent Aon Best Employers Middle East 2018 Awards Ceremony at the Oberoi Hotel in Dubai.
The 2018 Aon Best Employers Middle East winners were selected based on ranking consistently high levels for ......read more
Tailored event for FMCGs exploring Private Label and Licensing opportunities arrives as global trademark licensing business rose 3.3 per cent to US$ 271.6 billion in 2018
Middle East & Africa identified as stand-out territory for global growth
Dubai, UAE – Wednesday 31st October, 2018: Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), the region’s leading destination for major exhibitions, conferences and events, has announced plans to expand the Gulfood stable of B2B industry events with the launch of Private Label & Licensing Middle East (PRIME) in 2019.
Scheduled ......read more
Noted as a Harvard Business School case study for innovation, iD Fresh is funded by Premji Invest, accelerating its expansion plans to serve Indian diaspora in the UAE and other parts of the world.
DUBAI – October 31, 2018: iD Fresh Food, India’s largest fresh food brand with ready-to-cook packaged batter, traditional Indian breads and other foods, is eying a massive market share in the GCC and beyond with more products from its manufacturing facility in the UAE. The company owns and operates a 40,000 square feet size manufacturing plant in Ajman ......read more
GulfHost Restaurant Development Conference spotlights key industry challenges and opportunities
2,500 local, regional and international brands demonstrate the latest innovations transforming the hospitality industry from foodservice equipment to speciality food, sweets, snacks and seafood.
Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2018: The 2018 edition of GulfHost, the complete hospitality equipment sourcing Expo for the Middle East, Africa and Asia and the co-located Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX and yummex Middle East, were officially opened today by His Excellency Dawood Al Hajiri, ......read more
Retail Pioneer organized a Press Conference in Dubai – Head Office, wherein details of the Al Warqa City Mall were revealed to the media personnel
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ organized a Press Conference to unveil its upcoming Mall project in ‘Al Warqa’, which will be known as ‘Al Warqa City Mall’. This new shopping mall is an extension to its series of community malls, aiming to serve the neighbourhoods, aconcept that started with its Al Barsha and Etihad Malls.
H.E. Khalid Humaid ......read more
Moombai & Co. is introducing a special festive menu with authentic delicacies to celebrate this Diwali, the upcoming festival of lights!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 29, 2018: Moombai & Co. located in H Dubai brings up a Diwali special menu along with many traditional festivities from the 5th to 10th of November.
The desi bar and café is all set to celebrate with its customers by offering a special Diwali menu. Right from savories like Mathri, Chivda and Naan Khatai to starters including Kabuli Channe Ki Tikki, Kadak Seekh Kebab and lots more. Diners can also ......read more
Casa Mia to join hands with Michelin star Chef Roberto Franzin for a special sustainably sourced menu
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2018: With the latest edition of the Italian Cuisine World Summit close at hand, foodies in Dubai will get a firsthand experience of the diversity and allure of Italian cuisine. Celebrating one of the world’s most favoured cuisine with home-cooked Italian fare is Casa Mia, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre's award winning restaurant that is revered by true Italian food lovers since the last 2 decades. This quaint Italian restaurant has ......read more
First New Concept Supermarket launched at Al Muteena, Dubai
Dubai UAE, 25th October 2018: Emirates Cooperative Society UAE’s leading grocer that has a chain of supermarkets and hypermarkets in the UAE, today announced their expansion plans with the launch of their new look community supermarket branded ‘Market Street’ near to fish roundabout, Al Muteena, Deria, Dubai. The store is operational and currently offering great deals to boost early customers.
The Chairman of Emirates Co-operative Society, His Excellency Mr. Ali Mohammed Balrahif and Board ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2018: Al Adil, UAE’s leading name for Indian spices and masalas is all set to add glitter to this year’s Diwali shopping. Announcing this in a press release Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director Al Adil Trading Co LLC, said that more than 5000 products are lined up to provide a wholesome Diwali experience this year. The product lineup includes specially designed diyas, a wide range of food products as well as a host of decoration items.
“Diwali is one of the most important festivals for Indians. For the ......read more
Ahead of the Expo Dubai 2020, the goal is to strengthen the presence of PDO products in the United Arab Emirates
Gourmet event held at Eataly on 23rd October
Participation at the World Pasta Day in Abu Dhabi on 25th October
Dubai, UAE; 24 October 2018 – Ahead of the Expo Dubai 2020, the Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium joined FICO Eataly World in Dubai for an institutional and business mission organised by the Emilia-Romagna Region. The mission – from 20th to 25th October 2018 – will coincide with the celebrations dedicated ......read more
Made Solely with Ingredients found in the Kitchen Cupboard, in Drive to Offer Tastier & Healthier Choices to Individuals & Families
Creamy Potato and Chicken Pasta varieties developed to meet strict nutritional criteria for kids, consisting of one third natural vegetables combined with fun-shaped pasta
Dubai, UAE - 22 October 2018: With a steadfast commitment to offering tastier and healthier choices to individuals and families, MAGGI is introducing the latest in its Kitchen Cupboard range: special soups for kids that are made solely with ingredients children ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2018: We’re only a few days away from November and Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! Whether you like to celebrate the season of gratitude with your family and friends or simply enjoy having a turkey dinner around this time of year, Tub of Butter has got you covered with a month full of activities including turkey and pie baking masterclasses, a deliciously prepared turkey dinner to go and corporate offerings too.
If you love to cook and wish to hone your culinary skills, then why not sign up for one of Tub of Butters’ Thanksgiving ......read more
The luscious street food brunch offers 65 mouth-watering delights that is certain to leave you drooling
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 13th October 2018: If you’ve been to India, one thing that would never miss your eye is the scrumptious roadside delights. And to ensure that you don’t just reminisce the mouth-watering delights, Bar Baar, the city’s latest social hub and gastropub located at Majestic Hotel, Bur Dubai introduces the new ‘Thela Baar Brunch’- aka cart-driven street food, perfect to give your taste buds a kick!
Promising to be ......read more
The honour comes in light of Union Coop’s active participation in the National Summer Training Program
Dubai, UAE, October 11, 2018: Retail Pioneer, Union Coop was honoured today 11 October 2018 by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) for its contribution towards the National Summer Training Program, under names such as Wajahni and Tamkeen. The awarding ceremony was held at Godolphin Hall, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Dubai.
Among the attendees were His Excellency Nasser Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Her ......read more
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 11 October 2018: Provacuno, Spain’s largest agro-food inter-professional Association that represents 85% of the Beef sector in the country is all set to introduce Spanish Beef in the UAE. As part of a programme called ‘What a Wonderful European Beef’ from the European Union, Provacuno is hosting several high profile events in October to create awareness about Spanish beef. Provacuno was also the platinum sponsor of the Spanish National Day Dinner, hosted by the Embassy of Spain and the Spanish Business Council held on October 10, 2018 ......read more
The Italian Trade Agency will support Italian producers to celebrate the finest Italian ingredients and authentic cuisine
Dubai, UAE, Dubai, 10 October 2018: The Italian Trade Agency (ITA), together with the Embassy of Italy to the UAE and the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai, is getting ready to celebrate Italy’s best ingredients, producers, authentic Italian cuisine and traditions in the Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World, which returns to the UAE for the third year in a row.
A number of events and activities will be hosted during ......read more