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
Geographical disparities in food availability are posing a challenge for aid and relief agencies. Emerging digital and corporate efforts attempt to ease this problem in a multi-lateral effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: Even as lavish buffets wrap up and piles of leftovers are thrown away, thousands of children in developing countries are being diagnosed with life-threatening malnutrition. It is ironic that malnutrition exists even while the abundance of food in the world increases. Every hour, nearly 1,000 people – mostly children under five years of age – die from malnutrition-related health complications, according to UNICEF.
Annually, malnutrition causes more than 300,000 deaths in children younger than five years in developing countries. Today, ......read more
Moreish Café, a home-grown restaurant offers global cuisine with a local twist
Foodpreneur and owner, Kajal Narang founded Moreish post receiving several accolades from her win at a food competition
At Moreish, one can expect a global fusion of flavors whilst enjoying some sumptuous delicious meal
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 February 2018: Moreish Café, a homegrown restaurant situated in Karama, introduces a healthy Quinoa Burrito ideal for everyone with multicuisine taste buds, watching their calorie intake or simple enjoy good food. Founded by Kajal Narang, Moreish offers Mexican, Thai and Italian food with a local twist to its flavors.
Shortly after her break-through win of the Middle Easts’ largest food competition, Kajal created the hidden gem of Oud Metha ......read more
Dubai Food Festival returns for its fifth edition with a jam-packed schedule of events including Etisalat Beach Canteen and Hidden Gems
Book seats now for the popular Dubai Restaurant Week, to enjoy gourmet meals at reduced prices
Exciting prizes announced for ‘Dine & Win’ promotion across the city
Dubai, UAE; 12 February 2018: Dubai’s annual citywide culinary celebration, Dubai Food Festival (DFF), is set to return this year from 22 February to 10 March – serving up an enticing feast of events, activities and promotions across the city. Back for its fifth edition, the 17-day programme showcases the variety of dining options available across Dubai and provides an opportunity for foodies to try some of the best gastronomic experiences the city has to offer.
Residents and ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 08, 2018: For the second year in a row, Italian Trade Agency is hosting the Italian Food Lab at the upcoming Gulfood to bring to life the true flavors of Italy through cooking shows by Chefs specialized in Mediterranean cuisine, tasting sessions by Italian specialty food products companies and informative sessions on the EU quality logos - PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) and PGI (Protected Geographical Indication).
According to Gianpaolo Bruno, Trade Commissioner to the UAE, Oman and Pakistan at the Italian Trade Agency: “Italian food is really a celebration of good quality produce. Preparing Italian food starts with the shopping: quality ingredients are a priority to creating an unforgettable Italian meal. At the Italian Food Lab, we want to raise awareness of the ‘Made in ......read more
Talabat is marking Valentine’s Day with a weekend of foodie fun and games at Kite Beach on 9 and 10 February
“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” George Bernard Shaw
Dubai, UAE, February 07, 2018: It is said that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Talabat is starting the festivities early with a weekend of celebrations in honour of our universal and enduring love affair with food.
Located at Kite Beach, Talabat’s ‘Food, Fun and Games’ activation will take place on 9th and 10th February. The free-to-attend event will be open from 2pm to 5pm each day, with the opportunity for participants to win some great prizes.
Food, Fun and Games will feature different food-themed challenges and ......read more
6th Feb 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates : Keventers, the original milkshake brand has forayed into the Middle East with the launch of its store at Dubai’s latest beachfront attraction, La Mer. Keventers, a brand synonymous with milkshakes and backed by a legacy of over 100 years, now resonates an uber cool, aspirational brand, that perfectly blends with an ambitious urban generation Y.
With every milkshake made to order, Keventers offers a delightful set of classic, thick and fruity milkshakes. Milkshake lovers can indulge in modern flavours like Nutella Marshmello, Nutella Caramel, Bubble Gum, Kit Kat while classics such as Strawberry and Mango shakes stand firmly on the menu. Date Jallab and Avacado Honey milkshakes also add a local flavour, making the entire menu appealing to all taste buds. To ease the coolness of the ......read more
Win instant cashback from the 7th February to 10th March when you visit only four of the 75 participating restaurants.
5th February 2018, Dubai, UAE: Dubai Festival City Mall will turn into a food lover’s paradise for a five-week long ‘Festival of Flavours’ starting from Wednesday, the 7th of February, with a variety of special offers from free desserts, cooking classes, up to 50% off and ‘kids eat free’.
Grab your passport and win instant cashback - Visit Dubai Festival City Mall to collect your food passport which will be stamped every time you spend AED 50 at any food outlet across restaurants at the mall including Festival Bay and the food court. Once you have collected four stamps, you will win an instant cash back voucher to spend at the mall.
A world of food options – ......read more
Deputy CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dr Juma Al Matrooshi also present during the meeting held in Al Maya Supermarket in DSO.
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group welcomed the first Scottish trade envoy to the UAE Mr. Nicholas Maclean at Al Maya Supermarket in Dubai Silicon Oasis.
Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi, Deputy CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis, was also present on the occasion. On the occasion, Mr. Vachani informed Mr. Maclean about the FMCG products available across the UAE coming from Scotland. The envoy appreciated the Al Maya Group’s role in promoting Scottish food products in the UAE.
The UAE is one of the fastest growing markets for Scottish food, according to Scottish Development International. The Middle East region remains a core market for Scottish salmon, seafood, ......read more
For the perfect evening under the stars at D R I F T Beach Dubai
(Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017): D R I F T Beach Dubai, the gorgeous new beach destination at One&Only Royal Mirage is promising something extra special this Valentine’s Day, opening its doors for dinner to offer guests a taste of effortless Provençal charm as they dine with their loved ones.
Set in an understated yet idyllic beach side location, tucked away from reality, couples are invited to escape the city, as they share delicious dishes from DRIFT’s signature restaurant. With a smooth saxophonist playing all-time favourite love songs, guests can select from the seafood specials at DRIFT’s iconic Raw Bar, where caviar, freshly shucked oysters and fabulous lobster will be served on ice, perfect for sharing, and accompanied by ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2018: At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa invites guests to celebrate the most romantic day of the year with its bespoke ‘His & Her’ menu specially curated for couples. Gastronomical surprises combined with the most awe-inspiring experiences, this exclusive Valentine’s Day offer will be celebrated on 14 and 15 February.
As part of the ‘His & Her’ offer, guests can look forward to an exquisite dining experience with a five or seven course menu that will be served against the backdrop of spectacular panoramic views of Downtown Dubai, surrounded by the lulling cadence of the Arabian Sea, creating a truly memorable ambience.
The culinary team at At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa have crafted a tantalising menu using the freshest ingredients for the guests. The servings to include ......read more
New location for Dubai whole food eatery opens January 2018
Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2018: When it’s time to kick back with a leisurely late weekend breakfast, lunch with friends or a goodness packed smoothie or cold pressed juice, Sophie’s Café has you covered. A home-grown concept created by Whissle, the leading hospitality group in the UAE, responsible for award winning brands such OKKU and CLAW, Sophie’s health-conscious menu and specialist coffees has been keeping Palm residents healthy and happy since 2011.
Now, in 2018, it’s time for Sophie’s to share its secret recipes and home-grown goodness with a brand new location at the Metro Central Hotel, Barsha Heights. Serving up a fantastic selection of wholesome and healthy dishes, everything at Sophie’s Café is created ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2018: Xclusive Yachts is excited to announce the launch of a whole new concept to the nautical tourism industry in Dubai – ‘High-Tea At Sea’. Being rated as Dubai’s only 5 star luxury yacht charter, they believe it is obligatory to constantly innovate and improve to provide its clients the best services onboard.
The launch event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 8th of April at Xclusive Yacht’s official party boat and their largest one that can accommodate over 200 guests. The 2 hours cruise will begin at 1:00 pm starting at the Dubai Marina Yacht Club. The custom made High-Tea menu is catered by The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina.
The tradition of High-Tea or Afternoon Tea is quintessentially British, the idea being to fill in the long gap ......read more
Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik inaugurate Sthan, a restaurant based on the concept of food beyond borders in Dubai
The newly launched restaurant offers a delectable palette of food that speaks volumes of the everlasting impression of culinarily rich flavors from Hindustan, Pakistan and Afghanistan
“It is a treat to watch how the menu which is carefully crafted for Sthan balances not only the flavors but also emotions from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to offer a delightful sumptuous spread.” - Mr. Rohith Muralya, Director – Concept Cuisine, SFC Group
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 27, 2017: Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza and her husband, Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Malik inaugurate Sthan in Dubai. Sthan Restaurant, offering authentic Frontier food from beyond borders, is now ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 09 November, 2017: A delegation from Dubai Food Park (DFP), the region’s largest specialized zone dedicated to serving the rapidly growing food sector, visited Perth, the capital of Western Australia, to explore emerging opportunities for cooperation with regional public and private sector entities active in the food industry between Australia and UAE. In particular, in regards to the re-export of Australian products pass through Dubai to reach African markets
The delegation, led by Abdulla Belhoul, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Wholesale City, introduced ......read more
The Big F&B Forum and Leaders in F&B Awards will be held on 30 October at the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi
Mr. Abdulhadi Chalak, Country Manager at Boecker® Public Health, will deliver the keynote speech on the importance of mitigating food safety concerns for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Dubai United Arab Emirates, November 5, 2017: Boecker®, the Middle East’s largest public health company and a major player with an extensive portfolio of clients in the hospitality industry, is sponsoring the upcoming Big F&B Forum and Leaders in F&B ......read more
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city while being very much in the heart of the city. Yes, I mean every word of it. The very family friendly cafe has returned with warm and comfortable interiors. It boasts a vast variety of fresh and flavorful dishes alongside amazing service. They have a kids play area too, making it an ideal place for Mommy Mornings.
With a vast range of 88 dishes to choose from, we opted for Crisp Calamari and Smoked Atlantic salad as starters. The sauces served complement the dish and allowed for the even balancing a flavors.
Slow-cooked Lamb Shank and Grilled ......read more
K-Food Fair 2017 concluded in Dubai brings 25 food exporters and manufactures from South Korea under one roof
aT Center Abu Dhabi and Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Dubai brought together exporters from South Korea and buyers from the MENA region
DUBAI – October 29, 2017: The value of food import from South Korea to the UAE is estimated at US$ 310 million since the beginning of 2017, reveal Korean officials in the UAE on the sidelines of K-Food Fair held in Dubai recently. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, ......read more
K-Food Fair 2017 at Westin Hotel, Al Habtoor City in Dubai brings 25 exporters and manufactures from South Korea under one roof
aT Center Abu Dhabi and Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Dubai aims to bring together South Korean exporters and buyers from the MENA region
DUBAI – October 25, 2017: K-Food Fair, the annual Korean festival organized by Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (aT Center) in Abu Dhabi, opened at the Westin Hotel in Al Habtoor City, Dubai. The South Korean Government aims to introduce more manufacturers and exporters ......read more
In conjunction with Dubai Fitness Challenge, Mama Tani, an Emirati cuisine Café introduces its fitness menu from October 20
The Dubai Fitness Challenge is a city initiative of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council for Dubai Government to make Dubai the most active city in the world with 30 minutes of daily activity for 30 days
Mama Tani Café is located at Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown, Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 October 2017: Mama Tani, the Emirati Café located in ......read more
Churrasco Night at Cabana, Address Dubai Mall
Let the fascinating flavours of Brazil take over your evening in the chill-chic settings of Cabana. Experience the mystique palette unfold in the form of succulent Churrasco grills sizzled to perfection and a variety of other Brazilian delicacies. The iconic views of Burj Khalifa and tantalising selection of meats is further complemented with an eclectic mix of Brazilian music and a spectacular samba dance performance. The ambience is perfect to unwind and rediscover weekends with friends and family.
Entertainment: Brazilian Samba Dance ......read more
**A Fun Week Of Activities For The Whole Family Including Cookie Decorating, Cupcake Baking, Pizza Making, Trick Or Treating, Fun Fancy Dress And More**
Bring the little ones to Tub Of Butter, the casual dining restaurant, marketplace and deli just off Sheikh Zayed Road, for some Halloween fun! Children can take part in activities in the Haunted House from Friday 27th October until the 31st. They can try their hand at Cookie Decorating, Pizza Baking, Pumpkin Decorating and plenty more in the Spooky Kitchen while you enjoy some eerie fun yourself, or relax and enjoy a much needed ......read more
38th outlet inaugurated in Al Barsha by VidyaBalan
Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017: The line up of Bollywood film stars patronizing Al Adil Trading is seeing a rapid increase over the past few months. The gracious presence of the stunning Bollywood beauty VidyaBalan will enhance the glamour quotient when Al Adil Trading Co LLC, U.A.E.’s leading name for Indian food stuff, inaugurated their 38th outlet in Al Barsha on Tuesday 10thOctober. Announcing this in a press release Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director Al Adil Trading Co LLC, said that the inauguration ......read more
ALFRESCO DINING IS BACK ON AT PALACE DOWNTOWN
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017: Now that autumn is upon us, mildly warm days and comfortably cool nights are on their way – meaning it’s time to embrace alfresco dining once again. All of the terraces at Palace Downtown will now be open to our guests. Whether you choose to dine at Asado, Thiptara, FAI, Al Bayt, Buhayra Lounge or Ewaan, you’ll be treated to beautiful settings and stunning views of Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Fountain and the Palace Gardens.
Treat your taste buds to the sun-kissed flavours of Latin America at ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2017: More Cafe' today (Oct 11) celebrated its return in a special event that showcased the newly renovated designs while maintaining the same old flair and goodness.
Established since 2002, More Cafe' is inspired by the European café culture and its warm ambience leaves you feeling relaxed and calm while stepping away from the buzzing Dubai lifestyle.
The key concept behind More Cafe' aesthetic design promotes a feeling of a neighbourhood and familiarity amongst customers from all over the world.
The visual styles contributing to the ......read more
UAE, October 16, 2017- The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has announced that the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed between Mercosur and Egypt came into effect. Signed in 2010, the agreement outlines bilateral trade between Egypt and Mercosur, the bloc made up of Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, through which 63 per cent of its exports will be covered immediately, becoming eligible for import tax exemption. Last year bilateral trade between Brazil and Egypt reached over USD 1.8 billion, of which 78 percent was made up of products covered by the agreement. Over the next 10 ......read more
October 15, 2017– Countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region need to step up their efforts to improve food security measures to ensure high living standards and sustainable growth, the latest results from the Global Food Security Index (GFSI) have revealed ahead of the World Food Day on October 16. The DuPont-sponsored GFSI was jointly released by the integrated science company and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the research and analysis division of The Economist Group.
GFSI was launched in 2012 to evaluate the performance of 113 countries implementing food ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 October 2017: Gather around all you coffee lovers! Prominent Asian Direct-Selling Company QNET has launched the Quespresso Coffee Capsule Machine in the UAE and GCC through their online shopping portal/website.
The Italian made machine, that enables you to have your coffee at the touch of a button, is equipped with an extraordinary system that uses a pressure pump which, along with its unique shape, ensures that water flows evenly through the ground coffee beans at the perfect temperature to give you a power packed ......read more
Kingdom’s leading food industry firms to leverage MENA’s largest industrial food and beverage manufacturing and processing event to spur inward investment as part of Saudi Vision 2030 plan to diversify economy
Dubai, UAE – 12 October 2017: Saudi Arabia’s leading food industry companies are gearing up for the fourth edition of Gulfood Manufacturing, running from 31 October and 2 November at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), to demonstrate how regional food manufacturing firms and the global industry at large can play a significant role in the innovative ......read more
Lavazza launches its new premium instant coffee range in the UAE for the first time.
The new range combines the intense flavour and quality of Lavazza coffee with ease and convenience to suit busy lifestyles.
Coffee is made from a prized blend of 100% Arabica beans and 10% micro-ground roasted coffee.
Prontissimo! range includes pure coffee and milk-based coffee drinks
Dubai, 11 October 2017: Catering to time-sensitive customers who enjoy coffee on-the-go, Prontissimo! combines the convenience of instant coffee with high quality and rich Italian ......read more
10 October 2017, Dubai: Capital Club, Dubai’s leading private business club, is proud to announce the arrival of guest Chef Augusto Valzelli – the youngest Michelin Star recipient in Italy – who will host a series of exclusive dinners from 13th – 21st of October.
An old childhood friend of Capital Club’s Head Chef Enrico Paiola, Augusto joins us all the way from Bescia to collaborate with Enrico and treat Capital Club members to a delectable business lunch for one week only. There will also be four special nights (13th-14th & 20th-21st October) where ......read more
Mama Tani, an Emirati cuisine Café at Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown, introduces its authentic Khameer bread delicacies
Originally meaning ‘Second Mother’, Mama Tani encapsulates the home-away-from-home feeling in a metropolis with its piping hot, authentic food, warm interiors and warmer service
Mama Tani is also set to open its doors in the Higher Colleges of Technology, Academic City, Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9 October 2017: Mama Tani, the Emirati soul food Café located in the heart of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, ......read more
1,600-plus exhibitors bound for MENA’s largest specialist food manufacturing and processing event as geographical location, stability and government investment affirm Dubai’s critical role in the future of food
Dubai, UAE – 04 October 2017: As the world’s population figures continue to soar, so does demand for food with a United Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs study revealing the global figure is growing annually by 83 million people and estimated to reach 9.7 billion people by 2050. Consequently, the need for food is set to increase by ......read more
Dubai Refreshment (P.J.S.C.) revealed that it has signed an agreement with Froneri Ice Cream Egypt by which it will become the exclusive UAE distributor of Nestle Ice Cream products, which include the Nestle Brands KITKAT®, Mega®, Extreme®, Paradise®, Maxibon® and Squizz® among others.
Froneri is a joint venture between Nestle and R&R that specializes in the production and distribution of ice cream and frozen food. It is one of the largest ice cream manufactures in the world employing about 12500 people.
Dubai Refreshment has been since its inception a ......read more
Golden Dragon, a restaurant serving haute Chinese cuisine, introduces a new Pan-Asian menu including delectable Dim Sums being the latest addition to it
The new menu offers a wide variety of soups, starters, sizzlers and dim sums being the latest addition to the menu.
Golden Dragon is located in Oud Metha
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 03, 2017: Golden Dragon, a popular for its authentic Chinese cuisine introduces an all new menu serving a variety of lip-smacking Pan-Asian dishes. Founded in 1976, Golden Dragon is known for providing haute Chinese flavors with a ......read more
Neighbourhood gastrobar for creative types. Serving British inspired food, long cool drinks and eclectic conversation
Open daily for breakfast from from 6.30am – 10.30am – Sun-Thu and 6:30am – 11am Fri & Sat; then open daily from 12noon – midnight and until 1am on Thursdays
Great value proper lunchtime feed….
Choose a starter and main munch from a daily changing menu for only AED 75. Add AED 10 if you want a trip to the Dessert Island!
When: Sunday to Thursday, 12noon - 3pm
Prices: AED 79 [2 ......read more
27 September 2017, Dubai UAE: To celebrate World School Milk Day (27 September) and the launch of Arla Organic Milk in the UAE, the world's largest manufacturer of organic dairy products is giving schoolchildren across Dubai the unique opportunity to become a dairy farmer for a day and learn about how organic milk is produced.
The interactive pop-up farm experience, hosted by Arla Foods at The Lakes Community Club, enables primary school children to trace the journey of milk from farm to fridge.
At the farm, children re-enact milking a cow, learn about the pasteurisation ......read more
Nearly two-thirds of social media users in the Middle East use social networks for restaurant recommendations
GulfHost 2017 provides access to industry experts to grow digital platforms
Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2017: With 77 per cent smartphone penetration across the GCC , the emergence of a new digital customer has put pressure on the food and beverage sector to stay relevant and for outlets to keep a competitive edge. From embracing social media to developing apps, the inaugural trade show GulfHost 2017 provides access to industry experts to discover the best technology ......read more
India’s F&B market predicted to be worth US $121 billion by 2021
GulfHost 2017 provides gateway for the world’s industry buyers and suppliers
Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2017: India’s vibrant food and beverage industry has witnessed unprecedented growth in recent years, and is expected to be worth US$ 121 billion by 2021 according to Euromonitor International. Recognising the potential in investment and development across India, GulfHost 2017, hosted in Dubai until 20th September, brings together hospitality professionals from across the globe, including a ......read more
Dubai, UAE; September 19, 2017: The Italian Trade Agency hosts 26 of Italy's most premium food producers at Speciality Food Festival, taking place on September 18 – 20, 2017. Located in halls 5 & 6 of the Dubai World Trade Center, the 370sqm Italian pavilion will allow visitors the opportunity to explore, appreciate and learn about famous Italian products such as pasta, coffee, traditional cheeses, sweets, and olive oil.
Currently at its eighth edition, the Speciality Food Festival 2017 returns to Dubai to hold its largest trade show yet. The exhibition ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 18th September 2017: Sass’ Café, the legendary Monte Carlo brand will be celebrating Halloween by transforming into a spook-tacular venue. Guests can dine and dance at the “Mondays Made Me” Halloween edition dinner party on Monday 30th of October.
Celebrate Halloween like never before as Sass’ Café promises a memorable night out where guests can expect to get their freak on, sample signature cocktails and dance to hottest and thrilling tracks for an eerily unforgettable night. Staying true to Sass’ Café’s heritage, the restaurant ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 12 September 2017: The Italian Trade Agency (ITA), together with the Embassy of Italy to the UAE and the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai, presents a two months celebration of Italy’s authentic food products and traditions, starting September and ending November 2017 with the Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World.
The Speciality Food Festival 2017
18-20 September 2017
In the frame of the “The Extraordinary Italian Taste Campaign”, the Italian Trade Agency organizes the official Italian Pavilion, located in Halls 5 & 6 of the World Trade ......read more
Speciality and quality coffee shifts consumer demand to boost business
Dubai International Hospitality Week provides full spectrum of coffee supplies
Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2017: The ‘third wave’ coffee movement is fuelling growth of the Middle East’s coffee industry, which is expected to climb to US $4.4 billion by 2021, according to Euromonitor International. The new movement has seen a shift in consumer appreciation of coffee as an artisan, specialist and quality experience, rather than a commodity. As a beverage with multi-cultural appeal, coffee ......read more
The ceremony recognized the efforts of those who showed outstanding dedication towards making the noble Ramadan Charity Drive a grand success
UAE, 10th September 2017: Choithrams announced the successful completion of the ‘Ramadan Goodness Campaign’ launched in partnership with Dubai Cares. The two-month charity campaign was a great success thanks to the generous contribution of Choithrams’ customers and to the valuable support of its staff members. Mr. Rajiv Warrier, CEO, Choithrams handed over the cheque of AED 365,200 to Mr. Abdulla Al Shehhi, Director of ......read more
30 prizes to be hidden in 900 complimentary cupcakes between 31 August to 2 September
Three iPhone 7S among the top prizes up for grabs at Last Exit E11 on Sheikh Zayed Road
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 30 August 2017: Popular food truck park, Last Exit E11, has announced that it will be giving away 900 complimentary cupcakes from 31 August to 2 September 2017. Last Exit E11 was the first location for the gourmet street food destination by Meraas when it opened in 2016 on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai bound.
Visitors arriving at Last Exit E11 after 4pm will be ......read more
The UAE government, through the UAE Vision 2021, is implementing important measures to ensure sustainable development while preserving the environment. At the moment, these measures predominantly apply to infrastructure and businesses, with a major focus on the hospitality industry. But UAE residents are also increasingly concerned about protecting the environment and wish to play their part as well, especially through recycling.
In alignment with this important community development aspect, MonViso mineral water has partnered with HomeCycle to become the first water brand distributed in ......read more
Celebrate Eid Al Adha with your loved ones at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai. Indulge in a special Eid Brunch buffet at Loumi restaurant featuring an endless variety of International delights, seafood specialties, live cooking stations and gourmet desserts. Priced at AED 199 net per person, the sumptuous brunch will be available on 1st and 2nd September from 12 noon to 4pm. Children up to 5 years old get to dine free.
Mr Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, said, “Our chefs have put together an irresistible mix of regional and international specialties this ......read more
Gursha Dubai, an Ethiopian restaurant located in the heart of Palm Jumeirah, introduces its cultural show nights, Eskista Weekends, every weekend 9:00pm onwards
Eskista is a beautiful artistic dance form originating in Ethiopia. The weekly show encompasses different regional styles, choreographed and performed by artists from Ethiopia.
Gursha Dubai aims to introduce and promote authentic cultural experiences of Ethiopia and Africa at large through its food, music, and culture.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 27, 2017: Gursha Dubai, an authentic Ethiopian ......read more
LuLu Logistics- Fact Sheet
LuLu offers an ultra-modern shopping ambience by integrating all conceivable needs of the consumers under one roof. Firmly following the tagline "LuLu, where the world comes to shop", the Group has always tried to be a one stop shop for the multi-ethnic community of the region with an international mix of products as well as staff of different nationalities. The 700,000+ shoppers who patronize LuLu daily are the true testament to the popularity of the LuLu brand.
In February 2017 Deloitte in Annual Global Retailers Report has ranked LuLu Group as the ......read more
From September 18 to 20 2017 – Dubai World Trade center
2 French pavilions including new companies attending
Showcase of latest French Innovation over 520 square meters
Winning prizes each day on Business France stand S1 -D63
United Arab Emirates, 22 August 2017: Business France, the National Agency supporting the international development of the French economy will host two French pavilions at GULFHOST and the SPECIALITY FOOD FESTIVAL. The French offer will consist of kitchen equipment and gourmet products offered by over 50 French firms, each ......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