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 sophisticated and offers customers a delightful experience in a comfortable seating set-up bathed by arrays of light.
“PappaRoti is a versatile brand that is growing and evolving with the growth of the UAE, and responds to the growing ......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 Centre, and met with exhibitors from across the region and the globe.
Sheikh Mansour said that the emirate of Abu Dhabi has an advanced legislative structure and special incentives to invest in F&B, its distinguished management of food strategic ......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 in joyous colours of red and gold accented with delicate chocolate snowflake and ornament pieces, this unique creation is the perfect topping for any Christmas dinner.
Transforming ivory chocolate into icy snowflakes, for the lucky ......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 to soak up the ambiance, with a suitably festive coffee latte and panettone of course!
Here’s a few of the key festive happenings at Tub of Butter this season:
• The Christmas Lunch Set ......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 with style and taste. PrimaDonna Elite will be your ultimate choice.
Starting price: 3,495 AED
Available at Jashanmal stores in Dubai and major supermarkets across the Middle East
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 offering an exclusive 2-4-1 deal on Xmas Day Lunch!
Unlimited tapas & house beverages: Original Price: AED 395
Unlimited tapas & soft drinks: Original Price: AED 265
THE OFFER: NEW YEARS EVE FIESTA
DETAILS: EL ......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 Shores Restaurant. Whatever your preference, take the hassle out of your celebrations this year, with four fantastic options located between Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach Residences, and the Walk. Dubai’s legendary NYE fireworks are the ......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 7, 2017: Sthan, bringing you authentic Frontier food from beyond borders, is now open in Dubai. An ode to the culturally rich cuisine of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, Sthan offers a delectable palette of food with the flavors, traditional ......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 fitting celebration of 25 years of Dilmah Tea. Those looking to try something a little different yet trademark Dilmah can enjoy Silver Jubilee Earl Grey, Organic Sencha, Blood Orange & Eucalyptus, Mandarin & Marzipan Pekoe and Pure ......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 intersection of Al Khaleej Road and Abu Hail Street on the Deira Corniche overlooking the Deira Islands, the Waterfront Market has dedicated sections including fish and seafood, fruit and vegetables, meat and poultry, and dry goods including spices, ......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 Qasemi, stressed the importance of SIAL Middle East in addressing the most important and prominent food supply issues in a press conference today at the Abu Dhabi Economic Media Club in the Department of Economic Development.
He said: ......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 using the latest cutting-edge technology and through workforce empowerment. Currently eight out of Unilever’s 260 factories have achieved WCM status, placing the LJA Factory in the top 3% of all Unilever factories globally.
Proudly bearing the ......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 & Restaurant.
Zuma Abu Dhabi
Zuma Abu Dhabi will be celebrating Christmas with its award-winning brunch on Friday 22nd December. Enjoy brunch with seasonally inspired dishes and desserts, as well as the usual Zuma signature favourites. Santa ......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 - flamboyant cotton candy and candy canes.
It may not be snowing outside, but that shouldn't stop you from ordering the epic Rocky Road hot chocolate. Flavoured with hazelnut and loaded with marshmallows, and Kit Kat, it promises a smile ......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 ideas in the Tub Of Butter Festive Gift Shop for everyone.
Here’s just a few top picks from their gourmet gift shop to spark your appetite:
1. Tub Of Butter Gift Hampers
Tub Of Butter’s artfully ......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 Vegetarian Italian food, opens its doors in the UAE. The authentic Italian restaurant offers a casual, warm atmosphere with a reading nook, free and accessible WiFi, café as well as dining seating and a selection of the choicest Mexican, and Arabic ......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 world.
On top of this, an increase in consumption of health and wellness products (6.6% CAGR), organic packaged food and beverages (9.8% CAGR), and organic packaged food consumption (9.8% CAGR) was predicted from the years 2015-2018, signalling a ......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 and will operate from 10 am till 10 pm on weekdays, and 10am till 12 midnight on weekends.
** 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, just some of the famous faces seen topping the cappuccinos and lattes at Tub of Butter.
For two days only pop into Tub of Butter and grab your coffee for just 1 Dhs (usual price 20 dhs). Tub of Butter will also have a number of ......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 400 targeted delegates nationwide and regionally with over 45 top industry speakers over the two-day event
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 12, 2017: Middle East Food Forum, the UAE’s meeting place for all food service business ......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 strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), as part of the Abu Dhabi Food Festival and in coordination with Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, SIAL Middle East is expanding its range of show features to accommodate ......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 Dubai Food Park and highlighted its role in supporting Dubai’s economic diversification efforts, and increasing the UAE’s GDP and non-oil trade.
During a visit to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development ......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 Awards, which will be held on 30 October at the Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi.
Covering over two decades of Boecker® experience in pest management, food safety and biosecurity, Mr. Abdulhadi Chalak, Country Manager at Boecker® ......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 Beef with mushroom sauce was the main dish I picked. Both the dishes were served with lots of grilled vegetables, herbs and sauces. The meat was very well cooked, just loved the perfect balancing of flavors. Both the dishes were served ......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, Government of the Republic of Korea, the combined trade between the UAE and South Korea alone has grown by 12 per cent this year as compared to 2016.
In his inaugural speech, HE Heo Namduk, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in ......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
Come and treat your taste buds to the delightful flavours of the world at Lulu.
See how delicacies and specialties are made at the live cooking demonstration.
Grab a taste at the sampling stations. Enjoy big discounts and amazing offers on ready to eat items, pastries, bread, fresh food products and more.
The Lulu Food Festival began a few days ago and will continue until the end of the month.
Lulu’s New Achievements
In February 2017 Deloitte in Annual Global Retailers Report has ranked Lulu Group as the top retailer in the Middle East and ......read more
In presence of a number of stars such as the star Walid Tawfic , the Star Abdullah Bel Khair ,the star Aryam and the icon of beauty Joelle Mardinian and a lot of high society activist ,influencers and media coverage , Sababa Lounge opened in Four Season Resort and hotel , Jumaira Dubai.
March 20, 2017- Following its successful collaboration last year, Dhofar Global, a leading supplier of hygiene care products in the Middle East, has once again renewed its ties with the Mawaheb from Beautiful People. The company recently visited the art studio for adults with special needs located in Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood to engage in fun activities as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) program to bring meaningful changes in the lives of people with disabilities.
The activities kicked off with a dance program by student artists from the Mawaheb from ......read more
Easter isn’t Easter without a Hot Cross Bun, and this year Marks & Spencer has its biggest range yet which will leave your family truly spoilt for choice!
With a delicious and inventive selection of hot cross buns to choose from – including new M&S flavours such as Chocolate Orange and Cranberry and Orange, as well as the classic favourites – Kentish Bramley Apple and Toffee Fudge & Belgian Chocolate; Marks & Spencer are certainly spoiling your taste buds, this Easter!
Our 4 Luxury Hot Cross buns, flavoured with mixed spice, nutmeg and cinnamon, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and official airline partner of Taste of Hong Kong, crowned Eric Räty, from Café Gray Deluxe, winner of the Taste the World competition in Hong Kong on 18 March 2017.
The Taste the World award is presented to the chef who best epitomises Etihad Airways’ food philosophy, which aims to provide remarkable culinary experiences throughout the entire guest journey. Each chef entry was independently judged by a panel which comprised an Etihad Airways inflight chef, a Taste expert ......read more
Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu Featuring For the First Time an Incredible Array of Grilled Dishes, Sizzlers and Traditional Favorites
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: For years Filipino cuisine has been predicted to be the next “it” food and here in Dubai, there’s no better place to experience this than Max’s Restaurant.
The popular Filipino restaurant has just launched a new menu, conceptualized by new executive chef Enrique Suarez, which features for the first time, grilled dishes, sizzlers, seafood and Pinoy favorites like Adobo, Sisig, ......read more
Week-long celebration of most important meal of the day to run from 14th – 20th March with freebies up for grabs for early risers
Dubai, 13th March, 2017: Famous for being the most important meal of the day, McDonald’s UAE will be celebrating the brilliance of breakfast by making its most popular breakfast items available around the clock for a full week, starting tomorrow.
Running from 14th – 20th March 2017, National Breakfast Week is the first time breakfast enthusiasts in the UAE have the extended opportunity to enjoy iconic McMuffins ......read more
Yoplait also leads the Kids’ Yogurt segment with 43.4 % value share
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 11, 2017: Yoplait – part of the Abu Dhabi-based Agthia Group’s Consumer product portfolio – has significantly reinforced its position as a key player in the UAE value-added yogurt market (defined as the aggregate of non-plain yogurt products).
With a value-share jump from 10.3 % to 11.1% in the fruit yogurt segment and from 35.8% to 43.4% in the Kids’ yogurt segment, Yoplait has become the fastest growing brand amongst the top-ten players in the value-added ......read more
International celebrity chefs Michel Roux Jr, Luke Thomas, Joshua Stanzl, Eric Lanlard, Reza Mahammad, Gary Rhodes, Mohammad Orfali, Suzanne Husseini, Aldo Zilli and Jenny Morris celebrated the 10th anniversary of Taste of Dubai
Tickets are on sale via www.tasteofdubaifestival.com
9 March 2017 - Dubai, UAE: International celebrity chefs have gathered at The St. Regis, Habtoor City Dubai to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Taste of Dubai, the UAE’s favorite food, drink and music festival.
International celebrity chefs Michel Roux Jr, Luke Thomas, Joshua ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 9 March, 2017– Nature offers a wide range of unexpected ingredients that provides people with unique benefits that will help address their beauty and haircare needs. Vatika, one of the leading hair care brands in the region, has always been committed to exploring innovative natural ingredients for its range of products, and as such has introduced its new Vatika Shampoos and Conditioners with carefully hand-picked new ingredients: Egg, Henna, Olive and Black Olive.
These natural-based formulations provide distinct and unparalleled hair care benefits. The Egg Shampoo ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017: Godiva is proud to announce the launch of its stylish limited edition Spring Collection. Beautifully capturing the spirit of rejuvenation, joy and celebration associated with the season, the whimsical Spring Collection is the perfect gift for Easter and Mother’s Day.
Curated with passion and precision by Godiva’s team of creative and culinary experts, the Spring Collection features iconic Godiva pieces as well as fun chocolate novelties and keepsakes. And as a nod to the uplifting spirit of the spring season, the collection’s ......read more
Featuring 110 companies from 27 countries
Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 7th March 2017: His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, inaugurated today the 9th edition of the Dubai Drink Technology Expo, which is held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 7-9 March 2017. Al Qamzi was accompanied by a number of officials, specialists, and keynote speakers from the beverage technology industry in the UAE and the region.
Al Qamzi toured the exhibition area where he was introduced to the latest ......read more
Healthy lifestyle leads to growth of healthy eating
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 6th March 2017: Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre (DHTC) has launched a new food and beverage concept named Eat well, the first science-based nutrition and sustainable eatery in Dubai with gluten and sugar free dishes. It prides itself in recognition of its nutritious, environmentally sustainable operation and menu.
Eat well is a health-conscious and Wellness Chef inspired concept with a culinary nutritionist menu catering to all pallets, from vegetables, legumes, meat and fish. It also offers a ......read more
Japanese institution brings picture-perfect views, legendary food and party tunes to the UAE’s Friday brunch scene.
Dubai, UAE, March 5, 2017: Head down to Sho Cho every Friday, where the popular Japanese restaurant hosts one of the UAE’s most happening brunches. Sho cho Dubai devotee looking out over the Arabian Gulf.
Featuring unlimited starters and a choice of four mains, the Friday brunch menu includes new dishes and classic Sho Cho favorites such as the legendary Rock Shrimp Tempura, Shima Aji Ceviche, calamari salad, Yellow Fin Tuna Tartar, Donburi Black ......read more
Leading UAE FMCG brand crowned winner in the ‘Best Fruit and Vegetable Innovation’ and ‘Best Meat and Poultry Innovation’ categories
Dubai, UAE, March 7th, 2017: Proud recipients of two major awards at the Gulfood 2017, the Albatha Group’s division - Global Food Industries - was recognised for their exemplary efforts toward healthy innovation.
Held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the 22nd edition of the world’s largest annual food industry exhibition convened over 5,000 local, regional and international exhibitors. Global Food ......read more
Dubai, 4th March, 2017: During its 21st season, Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, has brought in the global street food trend to its destination and is now offering its guests a unique international street food experience.
Global Village’s Kiosk Street has become a go-to hub for local and international foodies. From Mediterranean to East Asian, Global Village Kiosk Street is hosting 30 food outlets representing more than 30 of the most popular international cuisines.
Taking authenticity to a new level, Raclette DXB ......read more
The region’s first city dedicated to food and commercial industries, extending over 11 million square feet
Al Mazrouei: the ambitious project is Economic Vision of Sharjah under the prudent leadership of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi.
The mega project is part of the authority’s endeavor and commitment to develop its services and take a quantum leap forward.
The project will attract investors and encourage business community to expand their existing projects to enjoy more rewarding returns.
Highly-prized area dedicated to importing/ ......read more
Introduces Simply Sufi range of ready-to-cook and fully cooked chicken products. Traditional flavours and unique recipes to tickle the Asian taste buds.
Convenience and increasing number of working population to drive the category growth
Available at a Safeer, Nesto, Pakistan Super Markets and Union Co-op amongst others.
Brand to hit Lulu Hypermarkets and Carrefour stores soon.
March 2, 2017; Dubai, UAE: A household name in Pakistan and amongst the top 5 business conglomerates of the country, Sufi Group of Companies has now launched its popular Simply Sufi range of ......read more
Brexit presents new opportunities for food producers from Wales at Gulfood
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017: From famous lamb, to meat alternatives or gold-flaked marmalade, food producers from Wales are out in force at Gulfood 2017 to show what they can offer the world as they prepare for business post-Brexit.
With Britain preparing to leave the European Union in the coming months, UK businesses are seeking to explore new opportunities. The UAE is already a key market for Welsh food and beverage producers, but with 80 per cent of exports currently going to the EU, Gulfood represents ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017: ICONS Coffee Couture, a fashion and lifestyle coffee shop chain, offering indulgence the healthier way, continuous it’s expansion around the GCC with its newest branch opening at iconic Guinness Record winning Cayan Tower in Dubai Marina in collaboration with LivNordic Spa and Wellness, Cayan Hospitality with further outlets following all over UAE, KSA, Bahrain and Qatar. The coffee shop provides a flawless blend of fashion and food for those seeking healthier alternatives to their favourite delights.
The official launch was attended by social media ......read more
Global Gulfood launch bags signature orders from KSA and Turkey
Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2017: Jordanian food technologist and food production company owner Khaled Kasih is celebrating a 15-year dream realised at Gulfood 2017, the world’s largest annual food event which runs at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday night (March 2), with the launch of a 100% natural and gluten-free hummus range that has a shelf life of up to 18 months.
Khaled, who owns and runs Amman’s Kasih Food Production Co. has developed the technology which now produces, what he claims is ......read more
World’s largest food exhibition recognises creative industry leaders in grand ceremony
Dubai, UAE, 28 February 2017: Gulfood 2017, the 22nd edition of the world’s largest annual food industry exhibition, has crowned its Innovation Awards winners at a glittering ceremony held at the Conrad Hotel.
The Innovation Awards, sponsored by Al Dahra, recognise and honour new and improved innovations and technologies being adopted by the 5,000 local, regional and international exhibitors participating at the 1,000,000-square foot exhibition running at Dubai World ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: Gulfood 2017, the 22nd edition of the world’s largest food and beverage trade platform, has rubberstamped its standing as a true industry weathervane and innovation laboratory.
Right across the 1,000,000 square foot show, which runs until Thursday 2 March at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), up to 90,000 food professionals from 150 countries are absorbing tens of thousands of products being promoted by 5,000 exhibitors from 120 countries.
With more than 2,000 exhibiting newcomers at the world-renowned exhibition, this year’s event ......read more
Tech breakthrough sees natural herbal beverages muscle in on conventional soft drinks
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: Five years of investment in hi-tech R&D came to fruition for Turkey’s Meyania drinks at Gulfood 2017, the world’s largest annual food event running at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday night.
The company’s ground-breaking 100 per cent natural and sugar-free liquorice-based drinks – the first of their kind – scooped the show’s inaugural ‘Visitors’ Choice’ award with its Mysus range that reigned ......read more
Offering those that experience lactose intolerance the ability to enjoy the goodness of dairy
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: NZMP, the global ingredients brand of Fonterra, has launched NZMP Low Lactose Instant Whole Milk Powder (IWMP). This new ingredient has less than 2% lactose and allows consumer milk powder manufacturers to capitalise on the increasing consumer demand for low lactose foods.
Santiago Aon, General Manager Middle East for NZMP, says “We developed our Low Lactose ingredient so customers can provide a premium dairy nutrition solution to consumers ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: The New Atkins Lifestyle has launched a delicious low carb, low sugar Fudge Caramel bar in the UAE. The Fudge Caramel bar makes for satisfying ‘elevenses’ or afternoon snack and is perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth.
Scrumptious and satisfying, yet low in sugar and carb treats are hard to come by, but with new tasty addition in the Atkins range, choosing a healthier option couldn’t be easier.
Why not indulge in a not so naughty nibble with the new Atkins Fudge Caramel bar. With 55% less carbohydrates than regular fudge ......read more
Dubai’s ESMA hosts Global Halal Industry Platform as part of Gulfood programme
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: The global food industry needs to make fundamental shifts in its operations to advance food safety worldwide, the Global Halal Industry Platform held in Dubai today has heard.
The Platform, organised by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Meteorogy (ESMA) and part of the educational programme of Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food event running at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday night, heard the transformation call from ......read more