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
To be held on July 17th, 2017, in the ICCA Kitchen, Block 8, Dubai Knowledge Village, the invitation-only event is a hub for food service industry experts to showcase their know-how and engage with owners and operators in the field, addressing pressing industry issues and brainstorming key innovation points
The event is targeted towards Franchisors and Franchisees, Restaurant General Managers and Food Service business owners and operators and will be on the topic of Building F&B Bottomline
Mr. Akhilesh Bahl, Founder and CEO at Malt & Salt Hospitality, will host the ......read more
Punjabi By Nature, a Punjabi cuisine restaurant located in the heart of Oud Metha, now offers online ordering through its website
Place an order online with the code ‘PBN15’ to avail a 15% discount on one’s order
Punjabi by Nature provides online ordering through its website
Punjabi By Nature provides free home delivery during the day
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017: Punjabi By Nature, an authentic Punjabi restaurant located in Oud Metha, presents its online order form on its website. Serving up authentic Punjabi food, Punjabi by ......read more
Gulfood launches first dedicated hospitality and food service expo at Dubai International Hospitality Week
Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2017: Despite the short-term challenges posed by global macroeconomic factors across the GCC, the region’s tourism and hospitality industry remains on an upward trajectory as governments recognize the potential of the sector in enabling revenue diversification and job creation, and actively invest in its development. Set to be worth $36.7 billion by 2020 according to Euromonitor International, and with a number of global events that include Expo ......read more
Ras Al Khaimah, 5 July 2017: UNIKAI FOODS P.J.S.C., one of the largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) conglomerates in the Middle East and North Africa region, has signed an agreement on 3 July 2017 with Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) to establish its largest storage and distribution facility in the northern emirates. The signing ceremony was held yesterday in RAKEZ’s headquarters with Neeraj Vohra representing UNIKAI FOODS P.J.S.C, and Ramy Jallad representing RAKEZ.
UNIKAI FOODS P.J.S.C’s CEO, Neeraj Vohra, said: “We are very glad to have taken this ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2017: H.E Mr. Samuel Tan, Singapore’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, visited the Al Maya Group’s Supermarket at Muraqabat, Deira in Dubai on Monday and appreciated the Group’s role in promoting Singapore’s food products in the UAE.
Al Maya Group Director, Mr. Kamal Vachani, informed the Ambassador about the variety of products available from Singapore at the Al Maya Supermarkets.
Al Maya Group is keen to expand its products portfolio from Singapore, Mr. Kamal Vachani told the Ambassador. Al Maya Group imports a large number of ......read more
Shake it up this July 4th with Black Tap
This Fourth of July, Black Tap, Dubai’s favorite burgers and shakes haunt at Jumeirah Al Naseem, thought it was only right to commemorate the occasion with a specially themed patriotic shake that brims with American pride.
The Stars and Stripes themed shake is a combination of glorious strawberry ice-cream, a vanilla frosting rim, Fourth of July sprinkles and a firecracker popsicle, topped off in true American style, with whipped cream and a cherry. This show stopping sweet treat will only be available on July 4th with a limited ......read more
UAE is a multicultural society where values and beliefs are respected. The true spirit of this beautiful country shines through during the month of Ramadan, when Muslims all over the world are seen to be observing the act of fasting. While fasting from dawn until sunset, Muslims refrain from consuming food, drinking liquids or smoking.
As a mark of respect to those fasting and not to whet their appetite during fasting hours, McDonald’s has come up with a very innovative commercial whereby they kept the food displayed on outdoor mediums to a minimum, especially on digital billboards. ......read more
New to Marks & Spencer this month are these colourful treats, all inspired by the United Kingdom. Chocolate, sweets and – of course- tea, in packaging inspired by British icons, make perfect presents for young and old!
There is a treat here for the whole family to enjoy, including Marks & Spencer’s Cornish Clotted Cream Fudge made with lots of thick cream from Cornwall and smooth Milk Chocolate Bars made for Mark & Spencer to an exclusive recipe in Norfolk, England,
With an impressive range of delicious treats to choose from you will ......read more
(Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE –June 22, 2017) – Starbucks’ summer favorite S’mores Frappuccino is back on popular demand in the MENA region, following its successful introduction in the summer of 2016.
The S’mores Frappuccino® is a delicious fusion of sweet, chocolatey, and creamy elements: marshmallow-infused whipped cream and milk chocolate sauce, blended with the traditional Frappuccino® base of coffee, milk, and ice, all topped with some more marshmallow-infused whipped cream and finished off with a graham cracker crumble- that’s sure ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2017: Every piece of Godiva chocolate tells a story of love and taste, this Belgian brand is always on the top of the fine chocolates list with its inspiring, innovative and classic flavors, and by its different and appealing style. Godiva continues in creating love stories with all the passion and experience of the best chocolate chefs and creators. And now the chocolate lovers can discover the real Godiva Chocolate in a cone! Chocolate and vanilla ice cream in a waffle cone is a heaven inspired by the famous Belgian chocolate to let you live a real chocolate ......read more
Regional #CookLess campaign reaches out to millions to promote responsible consumption
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 12 June 2017: According to a study by EcoMENA, the regional sustainability platform, it is estimated that 25 percent of food prepared in homes during the month of Ramadan goes to waste. Sadia, the most preferred chicken brand in the region, has launched a campaign to raise awareness about this issue and encourage households throughout the region to cook less during the holy month and beyond.
The campaign intends to spark positive conversations around the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2017: Suhoor, an important meal during the fasting period, provides strength and vitality to the body as it is the primary source of energy before fasting for 8-10 hours a day.
At Suhoor it is crucial to include food items from at least three of the four food groups (Whole Grain Bread & Cereals, Meat & Legumes, Fruits and Vegetables, Milk & Dairy Products). An example of a balanced and nourishing Suhoor can be a bowl of whole grain breakfast cereals with milk and a fruit or a glass of milk with a cheese and sliced vegetables sandwich and a fruit ......read more
Dubai, 8th June 2017: A recent YouGov study focused on issues related to food wastage has found that the top source of food wastage in the UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia is left over or discarded food in a restaurant (32%), followed by extra food cooked for celebrations that gets thrown away (30%).
A total of 1844 YouGov panelists were surveyed across UAE (559), KSA (580), and Egypt (705).
800 DEGREES PIZZERIA presents its Iftar meal offers throughout the holy month of Ramadan
800 DEGREES provides a set of specialty meals for the family at its branches across Dubai along with complementary dates and water
800 DEGREES will also be providing home delivery from its outlets from 11:00am to 04:00am from its branches at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Me’aisem, and Dubai Marina Park Island, and from 11:00am to 2:00am from Burjuman and City Centre Deira specially for Ramadan
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 June, 2017: 800 DEGREES PIZZERIA introduces its Iftar ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2017: Throughout the Holy Month, Talabat is recognizing the ways in which Ramadan unites us all. A melting pot of cultures and cuisines, there is no better time to celebrate the diversity of the UAE than during Ramadan.
Join Talabat in celebrating this diversity through the range of Iftar offerings and delivery deals it is offering throughout this month.
In the spirit of giving, Talabat is encouraging people to donate to those in need this Holy Month. Collaborating with select restaurant partners, consumers will ......read more
A soulful spread of goodness awaits!
Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2017: wagamama’s special plans for Ramadan,help guests celebrate a joyous Iftar with friends and family. Whether one eats in the restaurant or take the delicious food home, sharingwagamama’s soulful food is sure to rejuvenate and bring everyone together.
The Iftarfeastingset menu,made up of wagamama signature dishes, is perfect for breaking the day’s fast, with something for everyone to enjoy. wagamama’s dishes are light, nutritious and packed with flavour, made to order from the freshest ......read more
AlJeel Capital, a private institutional investment house based in Dubai, announces the launch of 7 additional Nova branches this year
Originally launched in 2016, Nova Sweets and Café serves innovative sweet and savory crêpes along with other freshly made deserts
Commenting on the announcement, Firas Hurieh, CEO at AlJeel Capital, said “We aim to have our brand present in each of the 7 Emirates and cement ourselves as a UAE home grown brand”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 10, 2017: AlJeel Capital, a private institutional investment house based in Dubai, ......read more
ICONS© Coffee Couture innovates its savoury Waffle Burger in eight different flavours freshly made in stores
The healthy, savoury waffles are available at all ICONS© stores across Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Alain and Ras Al Khaimah and is soon to launch in all Qatar outlets as well!
The Coffee Shop ‘Plus’ experience includes a new table menu which also houses freshly made juices, potato buns and German breakfast platters and goes along with the upgrade to the Coffee Shop, ‘Plus’ experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 May, 2017: ......read more
Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is welcomed and celebrated wholeheartedly in the UAE. During this month family and friends are central focus. Meeting and spending quality time with them. Gifting is but natural. I believe chocolates are the best gift on such occasions.
Now that were mentioned chocolates, "Godiva" tops the chart!
Godiva has 4 stores in Dubai. All the outlets in Dubai are elegant and sophisticated, I love every detail about it.
The staff is very attentive.
After having fasted for the greater part of the day, ......read more
Announcing the introduction of another 24-hour operating store in the country
Doha, Qatar – 28 May 2017: In response to the Ministry of Economy and Commerce’s (MEC) call on shopping centers to adjust their operating hours during the Holy month of Ramadan, to further cater to the needs of consumers, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C) has arranged to extend the operating hours – till after midnight – in most of the Company’s branches, in addition to turning its shopping center in Al Mansoura into Al Meera’s second 24-hour operating branch ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 28, 2017: Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers invites guests to enjoy a special Ramadan buffet all during the month of Ramadan at Ashiana, the quintessential Indian eatery.
To commemorate the spirit of the Holy month, Executive Chef Vipin Kala has specially curated five unique Ramadan buffet menus featuring the finest flavours of authentic Indian dishes, with a modern flair. Each buffet spread features appetisers such as Chicken Tikka, Mutton Kanati, Seekh Kabab, Chicken Samosa with a separate salad station. The main course station features all-time ......read more
Experience the taste of Italy, now in Doha, Qatar, with the launch of the first branch of 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA at Doha Festival City
The eatery is looking at opening fourmore outlets in Qatar in the near future
Inaugurated by founder Anthony Carron, 800 DEGREESoffers a range of customizable options to create the pizzas of your choice from freshly prepared ingredients straight from Italy
Doha, Qatar, May 24, 2017: 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA, an Italian concept originating from L.A., launches its very first outlet in Qatar atDoha Festival City, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 25, 2017: Today, Al Maya opened its 51st Supermarket in Electra Road, Abu Dhabi informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. The Supermarket in Electra Road was opened by H.E. Mr Awad Mohammed Al Otaiba. We are very happy for having our first Supermarket in Electra Road says Mr Kamal Vachani.
Mr Kamal Vachani added, Al Maya is currently implementing an ambitious growth strategy that will see it opening further outlets throughout the region in the years to come.
Dubai, UAE, May 25, 2017: Al Adil Trading Co LLC, U.A.E.’s leading name for Indian food stuff expanded their presence in Bahrain when they re-opened the outlet of Al Adil Supermarket. The outlet was inaugurated by Ms. Preity Zinta, the beautiful Indian actress in the presence of Dr. Dhananjay Datar, Chairman. Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, who is is popularly known as Masala King, said that the crowd to witness the re-opening was quite huge and much higher than what was experienced during the earlier inaugurations. “We are extremely happy to note that a record crowd of ......read more
Dubai Festival City Mall celebrates the essence of Ramadan with an exciting array of dining promotions
Dubai, UAE, 24 May 2017: Dubai Festival City is bringing a variety of family Ramadan promotions and dining experiences commencing the 26 May. Whether you’re looking for an Iftar meal to share with the family or something indulgent for Suhoor, major restaurants at Festival City are offering an array of delicious options to choose from, making the mall the dining go-to destination this Ramadan.
Families will be spoilt for choice with restaurants ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2017: At Godiva, we enjoy being part of all of your celebrations and special occasions, and Ramadan is no exception. As you gather together with family and friends
The company has continued to grow and expand over the years. The U.S. plant in Reading, PA, now produces the same amount of chocolate for the U.S. market as the Belgian plant produces for the rest of the world. There are now over 270 Retail locations as well as over 2000 Wholesale doors. In addition to retail and production, Godiva runs a direct business ( www.godiva.com and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2017: During the Holy Month of Ramadan, enjoy gathering with friends and family for an intimate Iftar from the comfort of your own home. Talabat has rounded up some of the best offerings and Ramadan deals available from its restaurant partners throughout the Holy Month, so you can sit back and relax with good company and great food.
Catering to every taste bud and wallet, here’s Talabat’s top ten round-up, featuring more delivery Iftars than you’ll be able to work your way through during the month of Ramadan.
1. NKD Pizza: Throughout ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 21st May 2017: The mouth-watering delicacies during Iftar and Suhoor can be quite tempting making it relatively easy to over-indulge and forget the balanced, nutritious diet. This can take a toll on vital organs in your body and most particularly your bones. Dr. Ahmed Hassoun Consultant Endocrinologist Specialized in Diabetes, Osteoporosis & Metabolic Disorders at Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai outlines some simple tips to follow to ensure that your bones remain healthy and strong during Ramadan.
Ensure sufficient calcium intake: ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 16: 2017: As far as exceptional iftars go, you can’t beat the experience of dining at Cocoa Kitchen, a truly innovative restaurant that revolves around one simple mono-ingredient in every dish: cocoa.
From savory starters and mains, cocoa is not just reserved for dessert this Ramadan, with a beautifully sculpted menu that explores not only the savoury aspects of chocolate but also the gastronomic potential of the cocoa bean.
Cocoa Kitchen’s five-course Iftar menu, perfect for a gathering with family and friends, includes – silky ......read more
Gursha Dubai, an Ethiopian restaurant, introduces Afro Thursdays to start the weekend with spunk every Thursday
One can attend the Afro Thursdays to explore the Afro-carribbean music &culture while enjoying Ethiopian Food, art, and fashion
Gursha Dubai’s Afro Thursdays features a DJ mix of Afro Funk, Reggaetón, Dance Hall along with a live percussion session drummer
Located at Dubai’s popular Club Vista Mare with a beachfront, Gursha Dubai also offers shisha, free Wi-Fi, and an indoor and outdoor seating facility in Palm Jumeirah
Focusing on the ......read more
Global travel catering suppliers tap into new business opportunities
More than 70 exhibitors from 30 countries at the 4th WTCEME
Dubai, May 16, 2017: The world’s top catering products and services providers expect good business deals at the ongoing 4th World Travel Catering and Onboard Services Expo Middle East (WTCEME).
The consistent and strong growth in the Middle East aviation sector provides excellent opportunities for the exhibitors to connect with the regional aviation players and get a good chunk of business.
Co-located with the Airport Show 2017, WTCEME is held ......read more
Ramadan Connect 2.0, AMRB’s recent research explores the shift in consumer consumption habits during the holy month
From 2012 to 2016, consumption of healthy food has increased to 17 percent from 10 percent
Increasing number of women finding ideas on social platforms like Pintrest, Instagram for creative presentation of meals
Number of dishes prepared at home reduced to 53 percent from 66 percent in 2012; shift towards ready-to-cook, packaged food and ordering in
Share of soda consumption has decreased by 9 percent while laban consumption has increased by 6 percent among all ......read more
Nothing is better than a weekend with family and good food. This weekend I visited The Manhattan FISH MARKET located in Dubai Festival City, Level 2, Sky Walk Food Court.
A heaven for Sea Food Lovers. They give you such a warm welcome that everyone has a smile no matter how hectic or tiring the day was.
The decor is amicable.
The specially crafted menu has various kinds of sea food to suit its customers, like Oysters, scallops, dory, mussels, prawns, calamari,King fish, Salmon, Cherry Snapper and Nile Perch. Cooking method can be as per your taste like grilled, fried, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 11, 2017: H.E. Mr. Arthur Spyrou, Ambassador, Embassy of Australia, H.E. Mr. Gerard Seeber, Consul General, Consulate General of Australia, Mr Moin Anwar, Commissioner (Middle East) NSW Government and Mr John Butler, Commissioner (Middle East, Africa & Turkey), Victorian Government visited Al Maya Supermarket in Murooj Complex, Dubai, informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. This is the first time Ambassador and Consul General of Australia visited our Supermarket, says Mr Kamal Vachani.
Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group ......read more
Punjabi By Nature, a Punjabi cuisine restaurant located in the heart of Oud Metha, introduces a special Iftar dinner for the holy month of Ramadan
Priced at AED 59, the restaurant caters to a variety of taste buds with a new menu every day of the week throughout Ramadan
Punjabi By Nature also provides free home delivery during the day
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 7th, 2017: Punjabi By Nature, an authentic Punjabi restaurant located in Oud Metha, introduces its Iftar dinner menu for the holy month of Ramadan. The Iftar menu is set to host a wide variety of mouth-watering ......read more
A new cooking oil blend that cuts saturated fats by 80%, renewed Classic Mayonnaise with half the calories and fish sourced from sustainable fisheries!
May 02, 2017: In a move to enable consumers to make better food choices, McDonald’s UAE has announced the launch of significant enhancements to its menu across the UAE. Introduced as part of its ‘Every Day. A Better Day’ campaign, consumers can now enjoy better nutritional value with the same great taste for their favourite cravings including World Famous Fries, McChicken, and Filet-O-Fish, amongst ......read more
Beautiful bags and baskets filled with foods you know they’ll love.
Dubai, UAE, May 2, 2017: Ramadan is a time of blessings and joy, reflection and celebration and cherishing family and friends by showing you care with specially chosen gifts, and this year Marks & Spencer has a range of glorious gifts and baskets for all to enjoy!
During the month of Ramadan food is a direct reflection of this sacred time and Marks & Spencer has all you need, from beautifully presented hampers filled with irresistible Belgian chocolate biscuits and truffles, to salted ......read more
Dubai, UAE 25 April 2017 – GAC Dubai’s world-class service to the Middle East’s busy Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector has earned it the FMCG Supply Chain Management Award in this year’s Logistics Middle East Awards.
The Award, which was presented last week in Dubai, recognises the procedures, training and technology deployed by companies in ensuring a seamless, safe and efficient cold chain. By selecting GAC Dubai, part of the global GAC Group, as the winner, the panel of judges acknowledged and applauded its ability to provide top-notch supply chain ......read more
Dubai, April 23, 2017: Maté tea, a superfood, fat-burning miracle, stress-reliever, and all-natural energy drink has hit Dubai and made its way to Hala, the recently opened Lebanese organic café in the World Trade Centre. Yerba Maté tea is the tea trend you can’t miss out on – be one of the first in the region to sample its unique flavor and experience all the health benefits it has to offer.
Maté tea not only has the nutritional powerhouse benefits of green tea, but also the strength of coffee, and the feel-good euphoria of chocolate; what more could you want! ......read more
To be held on April 26th, 2017, in Dubai Knowledge Village, the invitation-only event is a hub for food service industry experts to showcase their know-how and engage with owners and operators in the field, addressing pressing industry issues and brainstorming key innovation points at the turn of the HORECA segment
The event is targeted towards Franchisors and Franchisees, Restaurant General Managers and Food Service business owners and operators
Ms. Anishkaa Gehani, MD of Yardstick Marketing Management will be hosting the opening note on The Secret Ingredients to Marketing ......read more
The Belgian Chocolatier always keeps its followers in mind, its popular Soft Serve is ever so delicious, the only downside is, you will have to enjoy it right away.
GODIVA Cup ice cream collection is the answer to your problems. This summer, GODIVA is adding the new delightful Milk Chocolate Cup Ice Cream that combines the perfect balance of silky milk and rich flavor to give layers of summer tastes deliciously.
The velvety Cup ice cream collection comes in an abundance of flavors, so that you can enjoy them all, in the comfort of your home. Relish in these rich, creamy extravagances, ......read more
The Original ICONS Cookie Cake is a combination of Cookie and Cake and has a soft ‘cookie dough’ heart
Served hot and with a scoop of natural sweetened Ice Cream on top this delicious dessert is now available in 2 flavours with endless Ice cream and topping combinations
ICONS is welcoming Oreo Cookie Cake as the latest creation of German Executive Chef Lara Allegra Lange to its Cookie Cake family
Dubai, UAE, April 9, 2017: ICONS Coffee Couture, a fashionable lifestyle coffee chain with German heritage, expands its Cookie Cake collection post a ......read more
Are You Ready for World Class Pinoy at Max’s?
Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu Featuring For the First Time an Incredible Array of Grilled Dishes, Sizzlers and Traditional Favorites
Doha, Qatar, April 6, 2017
Max’s Restaurant on Ring Road was the place to be last night as VIP guests, including stalwarts of the local Pinoy community, attended the launch of the popular Filipino restaurant’s new menu.
Conceptualized by Chef Enrique Suarez, or Chef Henry as he is popularly known, the new menu features for the first time, grilled dishes, sizzlers, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2017: Many of the world’s best chefs and culinary media have experienced Etihad Airways’ award-winning hospitality on their way to Australia for this week’s announcement of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
As the Official Airline Partner of the 2017 event, Etihad Airways has had the honour of flying some of the biggest names in global gastronomy to Melbourne – the widely acclaimed food and wine capital of Australia – to participate in the week-long programme.
The airline has also co-hosted hundreds of international ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 5, 2017
Marrybrown, one of the leading Halal-certified quick service restaurant chains in UAE is celebrating 15 years of its successful operations in the country with a host of delicious offers to customers. Starting tomorrow, customers can enjoy 4 different meals on a special discounted rate of AED 15 per meal.
Presently, Marrybrown is operating from 8 outlets in UAE and planning to open 5 more during the current year. The chain, originally from Malaysia, has presence at leading malls and popular hangout places, and its recipes attract people across ......read more
Venue: El Sur, The Westin Dubai
Offer: Saturday Gin Fever
Short description: 2 for 1 on all premium gins from the speciality Gin & Tonic menu, each served in the ‘Copa De Balon’ over cracked ice and garnished with a garnish that is tailored to your gin of choice. Delicious.
Opening Hours: Saturday 12.30pm to 5pm
Price: 2 for 1 on all premium gins
Venue: El Sur Gin Bar, The Westin Dubai
Offer: GINTONIC & JAMÓN
Short description: Unlimited gin & tonics from the expertly crafted Gin & Tonic menu, Live carving ......read more
Swiss luxury chocolate-maker to create truffle during two-day event at Boutique Le Chocolat
Dubai, UAE, April 1, 2017: Boutique Le Chocolat has announced the launch of a brand-new special edition Ramadan truffle created exclusively for the homegrown chocolate destination at City Walk as part of a two-day masterclass in partnership with luxury Swiss chocolatier, Du Rhône.
The unique handmade truffle will be created by Du Rhône master chocolatier Jean-Pascal Sérignat live at Boutique Le Chocolat on 29 March 2017 and will be available exclusively at the Boutique Le Chocolat store at ......read more
Brand to send lucky winners on star-studded cruise with brand ambassador Superstar Suzan Najm Aldeen
Dubai - March 28, 2017: Continental Food Establishment, the sole franchisee of the famous coffee and baked goods brands, Dunkin’ Donuts, in Kuwait, announced Platinum Sponsorship for the ‘Stars on Board’ Cruise that departs from Barcelona on August 27th and returns its stars and guests to land on September 1st, 2017.
As the Arab world’s top celebrities prepare to set sail on the 6th ‘Stars on Board’ Cruise on a five-star cruise ship, ......read more
Gursha, an Ethiopian restaurant, brings to the UAE authentic Ethiopian flavors and culinary tradition
Focusing on the traditional way of eating, Gursha means to feed someone morsels of food with one’s own hands and sharing a communal experience of eating meals together
Its Ye Getoch Gursha platter (translates to The King’s Feast) is meant to be shared for two and provides an opportunity for a full dive into Ethiopian cuisine. Brimming with a wide spectrum of both Vegetarian and meat dishes ranging from chickpea gravy to beef tartar and served on Injera (a sourdough flat ......read more
800 DEGREES introduces a range of baked starters and mains to its delectable menu
The new additions include a baked sizzling lamb shank called Agnello Al Forno, an Atlantic Cod Bacalla Acqua Pazza poached in soupy fish broth, a baked chicken with fresh cooked vegetables in the Pollo Al Forno, and a crispy and delicious Chicken Tikka Pizza
A franchise chain from L.A. with a traditional Napoli concept, 800 DEGREES has outlets open in Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira, City Centre Me’aisem , Burjuman, Dubai Marina-Park Island, RiverlandTM Dubai, in Dubai Parks and ......read more