The LA Based Italian joint has announced an irresistible offer to celebrate the launch of its new online delivery app
The brand has also unveiled its new Loyalty Plan to stimulate online sales
August 16, 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates: To celebrate the launch of its new online ordering app, 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA, an Italian concept originating from L.A. has announced an irresistible offer for all pizza lovers. On every new download of the ‘800 Degrees’ app, customers will receive 2 medium Margherita pizzas absolutely free on minimum order of AED 50 purchased through the app.
This tempting offer can be availed from August 15-31, 2018. The Italian joint, popular for its traditional Neapolitan pizzas, recently launched its new app to strengthen its own online delivery ......read more
A discount-filled retail promotion for the deal-hunters in the UAE is happening and here’s what you may expect…
Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018: Eid is one of the most auspicious occasions in a Muslim’s life but in UAE, even the non-Muslims get the opportunity to be a part something as big as Eid al Adha. Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ has a reputation of coming out with one-of-a-kind deals, especially on Eid to delight its customer base and this time it’s not any different.
Union Coop will be releasing a combined promotion from 16th to 26th August, namely Eid al Adha celebration and ‘Back to School’. The first promotion will see discounts up to 50 % (percent) on selected commodities, gifts, chocolates, fresh items, electronics and many more. The latter will be to delight the ......read more
Celebrate the Italian’s best day of Summer - the Italian way - surrounded by friends, great cocktails and delicious Italian bites
Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018: Luigia, the truly authentic Italian restaurant, located at the Rixos Premium in JBR, announces a one off Aperitivo special in celebration of the Italian holiday, Ferragosto.
Ferraagosto takes place on the 15th August every year and is an ancient Italian festive celebration, second only to Christmas. It is a day away from work, for friends and loved ones to get together and share stories over delicious food.
Luigia invites guests to celebrate the best day of Summer, the Italian way, at the Aperitivo di Feeagosto. For just AED 120 per person, guests can gather their loved ones and indulge in a variety of authentic Italian ......read more
Union Coop sponsors the 7th Dubai Judicial Institute Football Tournament which will see several Government Institutions compete against each other.
Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018: A Memorandum of Understanding is signed between Union Coop and Dubai Judicial Institute, wherein Union Coop Sponsors the 7th Dubai Judicial Institute Football Tournament for the month of January 2019.
The memorandum was signed by His Excellency Justice Dr. Jamal Al Sumaiti, Director General of Dubai Judicial Institute and Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratisation Department, on behalf of CEO-Union Coop, in the presence of senior officials and staffs from both sides.
Expressing his views on this cooperation, Dr. Jamal Al Sumaiti said, “We would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to Union Coop for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018: Known for it’s tempting selection of wholesome and healthy treats such as cake slices and cookies – Sophie’s café is now offering freshly baked whole cakes for only AED 99.
Whether you have an upcoming special occasion or you simply want to indulge in guilt free and tasty dessert with friends and family, Sophie’s has got it all covered with its tantalising selection of whole cakes. Also, the neighborhood healthy eatery serves gluten free and vegan cake options to meet special dietary requirements.
The whole cakes include the following options:
Zucchini Brownie Cake (2kg)
Banana Cake (1kg)
Fudge Cake (1kg)
Carrot Cake (1kg)
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake (1.5kg)
Melba Cake (1kg)
Orange & Almond Cake (1kg)
Orange Chocolate Cake (1kg)
Double Chocolate Cake (1kg)
Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018: Reminiscent of extravagant royal feasts, the traditional Thali lunch at Antique Bazaar, Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai features a curated spread from across the landscape of India.
The menu changes daily from Saturday to Thursday, presenting an assorted selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies. Priced at AED 31, watch out for the vegetarian thali, including unlimited paneer and hearty vegetarian preparations along with vegetarian kebab and dessert that perfectly highlights the charm of age-old favourites.
Keen carnivores can dig into the non-vegetarian thali, priced at AED 36, for unlimited lamb and chicken specialties prepared using the finest cuts of meat and classic Indian spices. With assorted mouth-watering treats and new desserts to choose from every day, Antique ......read more
Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ is set to honour around 800 outstanding students of shareholders' children, under its ‘Kafou Program – For the academically outstanding children’.
Dubai, UAE, August 05, 2018: Popular retail brand in the UAE, ‘Union Coop’ will be honouring 800 academically outstanding students, from the shareholders' children as a part of its shareholder happiness initiatives, which deals with making the shareholder happy and inspire them to work in line with the government’s vision of achieving the highest level of motivation within the community. The ‘Kafou Program – For the academically outstanding children’ is one of the several shareholder happiness programs of Union Coop, under which these 800 students will be ......read more
To honor The Year of Zayed, the Leave Your Mark campaign contributed to planting one Ghaf tree for every P&G product sold at Carrefour UAE stores over the last 11 days
Dubai, UAE, 2 August 2018: In line with the Year of Zayed initiative, Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Carrefour UAE planted one Ghaf seed for every P&G product purchased at Carrefour UAE stores nationwide. This effort comes as part of Leave Your Mark campaign, through which P&G encouraged shoppers to record a video message at selected Carrefour outlets pledging to make a difference to the environment. P&G also partnered with the Give a Ghaf Tree Planting Program and brought together 100 UAE residents to break the Guinness World Record for the most seeds planted simultaneously within one hour.
The planting of the Ghaf seedlings took ......read more
Cook yourself to a healthier way of eating
Dubai, UAE, August 01, 2018: Have you ever heard of the saying you are what you eat? In some sense this is true, if you eat unhealthy food then you are prone to be an unhealthy person. The foods we ingest are extremely important to our ability to grow, maintain function and prevent illnesses. There-fore, ensuring you are eating as healthily as possible is essential for a happy and healthy lifestyle and Top Chef Cooking Studio are here to help with their incredible knowledge and skills to guide you along the way.
Gain hands-on experience this summer with their wonderful team of professionals, who will not only teach you new techniques and learnings of new delicious recipes but you will also have plenty of fun all while gaining confidence in the ......read more
Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ signs an exclusive Memorandum of Understanding with Dubai Astronomy Group, committing to the sponsorship of the group’s future projects and initiatives.
Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2018: The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr. Harib Mohammed Bin Thani, Director of Operations Division (Union Coop) and Mr. Hasan Al Hariri, Chief Executive Office (DAG), in the presence of Mr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing Department (Union Coop) and numerous officials from both sides.
Sighting Union Coop’s support to DAG, Mr. Harib Mohammed Bin Thani said, “Primary objective of this MoU is to contribute to the achievement of our nation’s objective, which is aimed at establishing a strong and sustainable regional space sector. This move further ......read more
Supported 31 CSR initiatives for different entities
Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ marks the completion of first half of 2018 with 10 unique programs and activities for its shareholders and customers. The largest consumer cooperative supported 31 CSR initiatives with different entities so far.
Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2018: Heading strongly into the second half of the year 2018, Union Coop supported 31 Government and Private Entities in the UAE, with respect to its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. Moreover, the retail pioneer also accomplished 10 unique programs, with 3 programs for its shareholders and 7 different activities for its customers so far. The idea is to carry forward the same spirit of success and happiness to the rest of the year as well.
Mr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 26 July 2018: Pizza Hut, the largest pizza restaurant company in the world, has launched its San Francisco (SFO) sourdough handcrafted pizzas for the first time in the world in the UAE. Served hot and fresh, the pizzas have a light, airy texture and a subtle sourdough flavour.
The artisanal SFO pizza is the latest innovative offering from Pizza Hut that caters to diverse tastes and presents customers with a wide range of choice in the pizza segment. Each SFO sourdough handcrafted pizza is made to order, using fresh dough that is kneaded on a daily basis. Watch it being created HERE.
The pizza is soft, filled with deliciousness in every bite and is available in three new toppings, including Meaty BBQ, Spicy Chicken Ranch, and Ultimate Cheese.
This is in addition to the existing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: Plastic waste is one of the most environmental scourges and its high time enterprises take a stern step to tackle it. The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, Union Coop uses biodegradable and recyclable shopping bags, in all its branches to promote environment-friendly shopping experience.
Mr. Mohammed Berregad, Director of Admin Affairs Dept. said, “We have a responsibility to preserve the natural resources for our future generations, which is why Union Coop in all its branches uses biodegradable shopping bags that are recyclable. Union Coop is very particular about the shopping bags received from Suppliers as a part of the tender process, which should be as per the specifications of ‘Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology’ and the suppliers should have ......read more
The luxurious sparkling grape beverage, 100% Natural, Alcohol Free and Halal certified, while preserving French premium quality and incomparable taste
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: Pearl’s Vignes de France, from the heart of the vineyards in Burgundy, is launching a premium grape based sparkling beverage made with pure grape juice and infused with carbon bubbles. Pearl’s is a sparkling 100% Natural, Alcohol Free and Halal Certified drink, a new alternative to the alcoholic bubbly beverages, Pearl’s is 100% halal.
Designed for the Middle East and in line with cultural tastes and preferences, the name Pearl’s is in honor of the region’s historical pearl trading background and the packaging is designed in white as a symbol for purity and gold to portray the true ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018: With an emphasis on healthier, organic and vegan options for indulgences, here a low-down of some sustainable, raw and organic munchies from the www.organicandreal.com range for your perusal:
Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs [Cheese & Love]: Crunchy and delicious, these high-protein and fibre pack of cheesy fingers comes in a good 78g pack and has all of 90 calories for the health-conscious snackers to indulge in. Price: AED 15.75
Organic Larder Toasted Coconut Chips (200g): Looking for a nutritious snack packed with antioxidants and fibre? The organic toasted coconut chips by Organic Larder are the best fit. Price: AED 9.75
Generous Charlotte Chocolate Cookies With Hazelnut And Fleur De Sel[40g]: Charlotte Chocolat has a memory like a goldfish, but ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018: Al Maya Distribution, UAE an ISO 22000:2005 & HACCP certified FMCG Distribution Company proudly announcing the launch of GOO.N Diapers from DAIO Paper Corporation, Japan in presence of Mr. Ryu Ishii, First Secretary and Head of Economic Section, Embassy of Japan, Abu Dhabi, Mr. Koji Adachi, Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of Japan, Dubai and Mr Jumpei Yamaguchi, Vice Consul, Economic Section, Consulate General of Japan, Dubai.
Daio Paper Corporation, manufacturer of GOO.N diaper in cooperation with Sojitz Corporation, one of Japan’s leading global investment and trading house, has partnered with Al Maya Distribution for the launch of GOO.N diapers in the UAE market. Daio Paper Corporation is Japan’s 3rd largest total Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Company ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group along with a large business delegation from the UAE met Vietnam’s Vice Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The UAE business delegation led by Mr. Kamal Vachani discussed ways to boost both ways trade specially import from Vietnam. The Vice Minister welcomed the delegation along with Ngo Khai Hoan, Deputy Director General for South West Asia and Africa Market Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The value of foreign trade between the UAE and Vietnam, including free zones trade, totalled nearly $9 billion in 2017, with exports accounting for around $324 million, re-exports for around $282 million, and imports for around $8.4 billion. The UAE is eighth in the list of countries that import products from Vietnam ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Al Maya Distribution, UAE an ISO 22000:2005 & HACCP certified FMCG Distribution Company proudly announcing the official launch of Pinar Water from Pinar Su Turkey. This auspicious event was inaugurated by H.E. Mr. Can Dizdar, Ambassador, Embassy of Turkey, Abu Dhabi. And H.E Mr. Erdem Ozan, Consul General, Consulate General of Turkey, Dubai. In the presence of Mr. Ersin Sen, Export and Business Development Manager, Pınar Water, Dubai and Mr. Hasan Onal, Commercial Attaché, Consulate General of Turkey, Dubai.
Pınar Su (Pınar Waters), a member of Yasar Group, one of the respected institutions in Turkey introduced packaged bottled mineral water to Turkish consumers in the year 1984.
With state-of-the-art production facilities of international standards, fully automated filling ......read more
The retail pioneer is conducting an Open Day Recruitment Workshop, exclusively for UAE Nationals on July 14, Saturday at Etihad Mall, from 9 AM to 2 PM
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE – Union Coop recently announced an open day ‘Recruitment Workshop’ to ensure the immediate employment of UAE Nationals, to be conducted on July 14, Saturday at Etihad Mall, from 9 AM to 2 PM.
Expressing his thoughts behind the Recruitment Drive, Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratization said, “We at Union Coop wholeheartedly support our government’s Emiratization plans and vision 2021, which focusses on increasing the number of citizens working in the private sector 10 times by the year 2021. Through Recruitment Drives like these, we wish ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but let’s face it, not everyone has the time to stop and grab a hearty breakfast before heading to work. Sophie’s Café is known for its extensive breakfast menu, offering a wide range of healthy options to delight all tastes and match all dietary requirements.
The healthy neigbourhood eatery doesn’t want you to miss out on the joys of one of the best meals of the day and for this reason, the restaurant’s breakfast menu is now available anytime of the day between 7am and 9pm.
Whether you feel like having poached eggs or avocado on toast for lunch or you want to indulge in a healthy and light Acai bowl in the evening – Sophie’s has got you covered with their all-day breakfast menu. Not to mention that you ......read more
International event Open Dairies returns on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September, a weekend discovering the world of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese with many events, guided tours and tastings
Dubai, UAE; July 11, 2018 - Foodies, food enthusiasts and families visiting Italy in September will have a unique opportunity to experience first-hand the production of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese at the new edition of Open Dairies that will take place on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September, 2018 at Reggio Emilia, Parma, Italy. This Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) cheese is made only from raw milk, rennet and salt in a specific area of origin (provinces of Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Mantua on the right bank of the Po river and Bologna on the left side of the Reno river), following artisan methods specified in the Production ......read more
Ensure you are well on your way to your 5-a-day with Kibsons newly launched Smoothie Boxes, perfect for the whole family
Dubai, UAE, July 03, 2018: Kibsons, the leading online home delivery service have just made getting your 5-a-day a whole lot easier with the introduction of their newly launched, great value ‘Smoothie Boxes’. Enjoy a breakfast of champions or a health filled mid-morning snack that couldn’t be easier to prepare or create. Kibsons have done the hard work so you don’t have to and grouped together a range of perfectly matched fruits and vegetables that work beautifully to give you a deliciously nutritious start to the day. Reaching for your convenient smoothie box each morning will fast become the norm and you can have fun trying out all of the appetising flavour ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2018: Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group, Regional Director, Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) and Chairman, Dubai Chapter, Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) - Welcomed H.E. Mr Paul Raymund P. Cortes, Consul General, Consulate General of Philippines, Dubai, after he received the Presidential Award Gawad Mabini Rank of Kamanong Grand Cross Dakilang Kamanong award from the President of Philippines for his outstanding contribution as a Diplomat.
Mr. Kamal Vachani hosted a reception and invited a large number of diplomats to honor H.E. Mr Paul Raymund P. Cortes on this prestigious occasion.
The following diplomats attended the reception: H.E. Mr. Low Pit Chen, Consul General, Consulate of Singapore, H.E. Mr. Charitha yattogoda, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 30 June 2018: Football fever is here and there's now a delicious way to enjoy it. Fans can now choose the flags of their favourite teams as frosting on the donuts, all thanks to the premium, limited-edition range at Dunkin' Donuts. What's more, it is available in Mango and Banana flavour, and comes with a delicious chocolate filling.
In addition, a special offer is available on the above range of donuts when you buy a dozen at any outlet in the UAE. If you are enjoying the game at home you can place an order online and get it delivered to your doorstep through Deliveroo, Talabat or Uber Eats. And, if you love to complement your donut with some coffee, there's a wide variety of choice. Without a doubt, Dunkin' Donuts is going to win new fans this Football season.
Since its inception ......read more
The number of Emirati employees in Union Coop totals to 343, where the Senior management positions were reported as 73 percent, while other administrative positions account for 30 percent
27 June 2018 – Dubai, UAE: Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratization at Union Coop said, “Union Coop pays great importance to Emiratization, as we believe it is one of the most important steps towards national human resources development. The number of UAE citizens working at Union Coop includes 127 men and 216 women, as of May-end 2018. Union Coop is keen on hiring local talents and contributes to the government’s vision of ‘Emiratization’, by overcoming the challenges with respect to the same in the private sector.”
He further motivated job seekers of the ......read more
For the perfect evening under the stars at D R I F T Beach Dubai
(Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017): D R I F T Beach Dubai, the gorgeous new beach destination at One&Only Royal Mirage is promising something extra special this Valentine’s Day, opening its doors for dinner to offer guests a taste of effortless Provençal charm as they dine with their loved ones.
Set in an understated yet idyllic beach side location, tucked away from reality, couples are invited to escape the city, as they share delicious dishes from DRIFT’s signature restaurant. With a smooth ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2018: At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa invites guests to celebrate the most romantic day of the year with its bespoke ‘His & Her’ menu specially curated for couples. Gastronomical surprises combined with the most awe-inspiring experiences, this exclusive Valentine’s Day offer will be celebrated on 14 and 15 February.
As part of the ‘His & Her’ offer, guests can look forward to an exquisite dining experience with a five or seven course menu that will be served against the backdrop of spectacular panoramic views of Downtown Dubai, ......read more
UAE, January 20, 2018 - Brazil's total poultry exports, including raw and processed items, rose by 5.7 per cent from USD 6.848 billion in 2016 to USD 7.236 billion in 2017, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA). Of this total, 33.51 per cent corresponded to the Middle East which accounted for USD 2.4 billion, up by 2.1 per cent. Total export volume was at 4.32 million tons in 2017.
The biggest buyers of Brazilian poultry products in the Arab World were Saudi Arabia (USD 1 billion), the UAE (USD 517 million), Iraq (USD 192 million) and Kuwait (USD 190 ......read more
New location for Dubai whole food eatery opens January 2018
Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2018: When it’s time to kick back with a leisurely late weekend breakfast, lunch with friends or a goodness packed smoothie or cold pressed juice, Sophie’s Café has you covered. A home-grown concept created by Whissle, the leading hospitality group in the UAE, responsible for award winning brands such OKKU and CLAW, Sophie’s health-conscious menu and specialist coffees has been keeping Palm residents healthy and happy since 2011.
Now, in 2018, it’s time for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2018: Xclusive Yachts is excited to announce the launch of a whole new concept to the nautical tourism industry in Dubai – ‘High-Tea At Sea’. Being rated as Dubai’s only 5 star luxury yacht charter, they believe it is obligatory to constantly innovate and improve to provide its clients the best services onboard.
The launch event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 8th of April at Xclusive Yacht’s official party boat and their largest one that can accommodate over 200 guests. The 2 hours cruise will begin at 1:00 pm ......read more
Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik inaugurate Sthan, a restaurant based on the concept of food beyond borders in Dubai
The newly launched restaurant offers a delectable palette of food that speaks volumes of the everlasting impression of culinarily rich flavors from Hindustan, Pakistan and Afghanistan
“It is a treat to watch how the menu which is carefully crafted for Sthan balances not only the flavors but also emotions from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to offer a delightful sumptuous spread.” - Mr. Rohith Muralya, Director – Concept Cuisine, SFC ......read more
December 14, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, cabinet Member and Minister of tolerance, the gala awarding ceremony for this year's edition of the Arab Woman Awards was held recently at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Shayma Fawwaz, Founder and CEO of 'GOSSIP the Brand,' a multi-concept Emirati company offering bespoke F&B and experiential services, was awarded the Arab Woman Award for Entrepreneurship during the stunning event, which is held annually to serve as a culturally accepted platform to raise public awareness ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017: Premium quality, Elegance and Luxury are some of the characteristics that define the first PappaRoti Boutique which opened today at Emirates Towers in Dubai. The event was attended by Ms. Rahsa Al Danhani, Owner and Founder of PappaRoti Café and PappaRoti Boutique, High Officials, VIPs and leading media representatives and influencers.
PappaRoti Boutique is a smart and polished version of PappaRoti café, known for its signature coffee–caramelized bun, upgraded by top notch service garnished with luxury and elegance. The interior is warm and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 13th December, 2017: H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, ADFCA, today officially opened SIAL Middle East 2017, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industries.
The exhibition is being held under the strategic patronage of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and in coordination with the Department of Culture and Tourism.
H.H. Sheikh Mansour toured the halls of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 13 December 2017 – With memories of the cheers of merriment and chimes of sleigh bells echoing around the fireplace, indulge in the warm flavours of luscious chocolate, succulent fruits and Christmas spices in a tantalising yuletide feast with TWG Tea this December.
Let the festivities begin with a Joy of Christmas Tea infused yule log cake, encasing a chocolate hazelnut sponge cake filled with a luscious Joy of Christmas Tea infused cream mousse accented with vanilla & orange custard and cinnamon Streudel, coated with a milk chocolate glaze. Adorned ......read more
Festive family fun - Christmas Lunch, Turkey Takeaway, Festive Canapes, Gourmet Gifting, Visits from Santa and much more!
Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2017: Lots of lovely festive and holiday experiences will take place at casual dining restaurant and gourmet grocer, Tub of Butter, this December. With special menus, festive take away lunches, party canapes, a festive gift shop, appearances from Santa and much more, there’s something for everyone. Tub of Butter is also dressed to impress and decked out in its festive finery, so it’s worth popping in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017: De’Longhi, a premium Italian coffee machine brand, presents ‘bean-to-cup’, an extensive range of fully-automatic coffee machines that can recreate a variety of coffee shop drinks. Using fresh beans and fresh milk, aromatic and great tasting coffee can easily be prepared at home with the touch of a button. The new generation of De’Longhi ‘bean-to-cup’ coffee makers featuring an intuitive interface and functionality of the new 4.3” colour touch display for a new coffee experience to satisfy every wish ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017: The Offer: Feliz Navidad Christmas Day Lunch
DETAILS: Guests can expect to enjoy a truly authentic Spanish experience with a delicious array of tapas served to their table, from padron peppers to patatas bravas, calamari and garlic & chilli prawns. Wash the unlimited array of tapas down with a range of house beverages, including El Sur’s famous homemade ‘fruity grape’
DATE: 25TH DEC 2017
TIME: 12.30- 3.30PM
LOCATION: The Westin, Lobby Level
El Sur will be ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2017: Party with a view this New Year’s Eve at Fogueira and Sama Lounge, swing into 2018 at Speakeasy, or make it a family affair without the hassle, at Shores Restaurant. Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach in JBR has your New Year’s Party covered.
Dubai, UAE – Party in style this New Year at Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach in JBR. Shake it all night long at Brazilian churrascaria Fogueira, dance your way into the early hours at Speakeasy, get in the groove with Afro-Centric beats at Sama Lounge, or welcome 2018 with a more relaxed family vibe at ......read more
Sthan, a restaurant based on the concept of food beyond borders is now open in Dubai
The newly launched restaurant offers a delectable palette of food that speaks volumes of the everlasting impression of culturally rich flavors from Hindustan, Pakistan and Afghanistan
“It is a treat to watch how the menu which is carefully crafted for Sthan balances not only the flavors but also emotions from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to offer a delightful sumptuous spread.” - Mr. K. Muraleedharan, Chairman & Managing Director, SFC Group
United Arab Emirates, December ......read more
The new lounge will offer tea connoisseurs a haven to enjoy some of the world’s finest brews
7 December 2017, Dubai, UAE: Yesterday, Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre opened a brand new “Dilmah Silver Jubilee Gourmet” in partnership with Dilmah Tea, founder Merrill J. Fernando who set up and built one of the finest tea companies in the world.
Stocking premium teas from Dilmah, the lounge will be open daily from 6am to 11pm. The “Dilmah Silver Jubilee Gourmet” is a spectacular range of fresh, single origin, 100% pure Ceylon tea – a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2017: Dubai is a city that takes center stage in the global food movement as people search for a truly gastronomic experience made from fresh and excellent quality food. The Waterfront Market is at the forefront of this trend, rapidly gaining popularity among residents and citizens shopping for fresh food.
The Waterfront Market, a 120,000 square meter facility, opened its doors to the public in June 2017. This purpose-built facility is designed to ensure quality and freshness, value for money and convenience for retailers and consumers alike. Located at the ......read more
More than 60% of SIAL Middle East exhibitors will take part in the Preservation of Grace Initiative
Abu Dhabi, 6 December, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), the 8th edition of SIAL Middle East 2017, the fastest-growing food, beverage and hospitality event in the MENA region, will be launched on the 12th of December at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
Chairman of the organising committee of SIAL 2017, Thamer Al ......read more
Unilever’s largest tea factory, and twice winner of MRM Award sets benchmark in superior manufacturing performance
Dubai UAE, 6th December 2017: Unilever’s Lipton Jebel Ali (LJA) factory has been awarded World Class Manufacturing (WCM) status at the Bronze level, becoming the first manufacturing facility in the Middle East to achieve this distinguished accolade. WCM is one of the highest and most rigorous certifications that can be achieved to ensure a stringent commitment to operational efficiency, wastage reduction and creating cost efficient processes by ......read more
H.E Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, Second Vice Chairman of the Board, Dubai World Trade Centre Authority, along with H.E Thomas Kufen, the Lord Mayor of the city of Essen, led the opening of the Middle East’s leading horticultural fair, the IPM DUBAI 2017, being held today Tuesday, December 5 and running until Thursday December 7, at the Dubai World Trade Center under the patronage of His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Dubai Airports. The event is being held in conjunction with the WOP DUBAI 2017, the leading ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 05 December 2017: The Dining Collection is at the heart of The Galleria on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, offering a diverse selection of international cuisine to keep any palette happy. During the festive season, The Galleria will transform into a Winter Wonderland making it the perfect place to eat, drink and socialize during the festive season. Please see below the F&B listings from some of the restaurants included in The Galleria’s Dinning Collection, including Zuma, Roberto’s, La Petite Maison, Loca, Coya and 99 Sushi Bar & ......read more
Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food packaging and processing company, won the prestigious “Best Stand Greater than 200sqm” award at the Gulfood Manufacturing 2017 Industry Excellence Awards.
The mega structure, designed and delivered by full-service event partner GES, was a total of 700sqm, with four interactive visitor areas. The stand had several eye-catching features, including a 9sqm LED wall displaying augmented reality for the Tetra Pak® E3/Speed Hyper filling machine and Tetra Pak® Marketing Services – – for which GES provided creative direction ......read more
The Coffee Club, an Australian coffee shop and restaurant located across Dubai and Abu Dhabi, has launched an array of on-trend festive dishes
04 December 2017, Dubai - It's not the holiday season without belly-busting food. Get those sweatpants out because The Coffee Club has launched a selection of winter-themed dishes and drinks that will send your Instagram followers wild.
Wet your whistle with a chocolate or strawberry milkshake, quirkily served in a Santa made entirely out of Lindt chocolate! Follow it up with a red velvet waffle topped with all the good stuff - ......read more
Festive Gift Shop Filled With Gourmet Treats Opens November 2017
Dubai, UAE, December 3, 2017: If 2017 saw you wine, dine and toast the year together, now’s the time to gift the food lover in your life. Elegant and imaginative, a Tub Of Butter gift leaves a generous and lasting impression. Whether you’re shopping for your coffee obsessed brother, hoping to treat your chocolate loving mother, indulge your cheese platter addicted best friend, gift the hostess with the mostess or need to gift corporate clients, there are plenty of Christmas gift ......read more
With a complete menu of the choicest Italian delicacies, from Zuppa and Insalata to mains and scrumptious desserts and drinks, Riso Veg Italian Kitchen opens its doors opposite Lamcy Plaza, Oud Metha, Dubai
Enjoy a plethora of the finest literature, free WiFi, as well as an attached menu of continental food including a Stone Grill Bar, a Tex Mex, Mezze and Lebanese cuisine menu, as well as a selection of Fondues and mocktails to suit every palate
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 28, 2017: Riso Veg Italian Kitchen, a continental cuisine restaurant with a specialization in ......read more
Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition opens door to on-site sales for publics
Local and international exhibitors seek to expand their reach at SIAL Middle East 2017
Abu Dhabi, 25 November, 2017: With an increasing importance being placed on health and lifestyle, especially in the UAE, organically sourced and healthy foods are becoming part of a staple diet.
According to numbers published by the Organic Trade Association, the estimate size for total organic market consumer sales for organic products in the UAE totals AED154Mil per year, making it the 38th largest market in the ......read more
A new expansion for Godiva Middle East Gourmet chocolate is coming soon through the opening of its 17th branch in the UAE and 8th in Abu Dhabi in Bawabet Al Sharq Mall, Baniyas City. Where this branch will include Godiva store for purchasing, offering different collections like the newly released Gold Discovery Box and signature truffles.
It will also consist of a café setting for visitors to enjoy the wide variety of the Godiva café menu, such as chocolate crêpes, ice creams, and unique drinks made with Godiva ingredients. The store will open its doors at the beginning of December ......read more
** Casual dining restaurant and gourmet grocer invites customer to enjoy a coffee for 1 Dhs coffee on November 29th and 30th **
Tub Of Butter, the casual dining restaurant and gourmet grocer just off Sheikh Zayed Road invites you to help them celebrate their First Birthday by giving you the gift of a 1 Dhs coffee on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th November 2017.
Since it opened its doors for business last year, the restaurant has caused quite a buzz and a mass of Instagram action with its coffee art, with Marilyn Monroe, Johnny Depp, Justin Bieber, Nancy Ajram and Sha Rukh Khan, ......read more
To be held on the 13th and 14th of December, 2017, in Abu Dhabi, the 2nd Middle East Food Forum (MEFF) will host keynotes and panel discussions; Restaurant Consultants Roundtable; CEO Roundtable; and invitation-only event - Cocktail networking evening for the F&B and HORECA sectors
A special networking and cocktail evening will be held on the 13th of December for the industry’s inspiring minds to create a stronger interconnected network within the industry, as well as a CEO Roundtable conference addressing the needs of the hour on the 14th of December
MEFF will attract over ......read more
Four new features enrich 8th edition of exhibition; Abu Dhabi Date Palm Exhibition to host 80 date producers, suppliers from 12 countries
Abu Dhabi, 11 November, 2017: Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, the eighth edition of SIAL Middle East will host more than 22,000 industry professionals and 900 exhibitors this year.
Running from 12-14 December at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, and held in a ......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