In 2017, Turkey’s olive oil exports reached 53,627 tons, equivalent to USD 207,881,000.
Turkey aims to increase olive product exports to USD 3.8 billion by 2023.
Dubai, 21 June 2018: Turkish Exporters Assembly revealed that its olive and olive oil product exports to the UAE are growing at a rapid pace. In 2018, Turkey’s UAE olive and olive oil exports grew from USD 1,607,260 to USD 2,870,800 signifying a growth of 79%.
Olive oil represents the country’s fastest growing food exports sector. A majority of the olives produced in Turkey are pressed for oil, with only one-fourth of the production reserved for table olives.
Over the last three decades, olive oil production in Turkey, especially in Izmir, has grown immensely. The estimated volume of olive oil production for the ......read more
South African Consul General visits Al Maya Supermarkets in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group and H.E Mr Mogobo David Magabe, South Africa’s Consul General to Dubai met at Al Maya Group’s flagship Supermarket at Murooj Complex in Dubai.
Mr. Kamal Vachani informed the consul general about the FMCG products available at Al Maya Super markets across the UAE coming from South Africa. The Consul General appreciated the Group’s role in promoting South Africa’s food products in the UAE.
Brands like Natural Spices, Bakers Biscuits, Vital Soy Sauce, Ouma Rusk, etc. are available at Al Maya Supermarkets, informed Kamal Vachani. Mr Kamal Vachani further added customers are very much happy with the range available in Al Maya Supermarkets.
Al Maya ......read more
Enjoy a free breakfast meal and hot beverage on your Birthday at Sophie’s Café
Dubai, UAE, June 18, 2018: Waking up to well wishes from your loved ones on your birthday is a fantastic feeling, but nothing can beat receiving a free breakfast from your favourite neighborhood restaurant to enjoy on your special day!
Wishes do come true as Sophie’s - the healthy and wholesome eatery located in Citadines Metro Central hotel in Barsha Heights is offering a free breakfast meal and hot beverage if you visit them on the morning of your birthday!
Simply present your Emirates ID to Sophie’s staff to confirm your birth date and enjoy your favourite breakfast meal and hot beverage on us. Better still, there’s no expiry on this treat, so even if your Birthday is 11 months from now, come on in!
Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2018: Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group welcoming the Dh.50 billion stimulus package announced by Government said this will greatly benefit all sectors of UAE and will strengthen further economy stability and sustainability and will give confidence to the investors and businesses.
The UAE visa and company ownership reforms announced earlier will further boost economy growth in the coming years.
The new system of replacing the bank guarantee requirement for the employee’s visa is very welcome step.
Allowing 48 hours visa to transit passengers is great a step taken by the Government, which will allow passengers to enter Dubai easily.
Providing six month temporary visa without fees for job seekers in the UAE is also a welcoming steps taken by the Government, added Mr Kamal ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2018: Its football season and Burger & Lobster is here to kick it off with a champion offering. Starting June 14th, fans of Burger & Lobster will be able to enjoy the World Cup at the adored DIFC venue on a 3x3 meter wide screen, combined with the flavours of signature and brand-new Burger & Lobster favourites in a combo package for two. Kick-start those taste buds with the savoury and crispy Panko Popcorn, followed by two Mini Burgers, a Mini Shrimp Roll and the deviously delicious Truffle Fries, perfectly accompanied by two brilliant bottles of hops.
Practice winning every day with Burger & Lobster this World Cup!
World Cup Package priced at AED 120
Available from June 14th to July 14th during the matches
World Cup Package:
1x Panko Popcorn
1x Mini Burger
1x Hot Mama ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2018: From the beloved luxury tea brand that retails in Harrods and online, comes an elegantly designed gift box in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan. Newby Teas, the luxury tea company, is launching its limited edition Arabian Nights gift box for the first time in honor of the holy month.
This stunning gift box has been created with the inspiration from the famous Arabic folklore ‘Alf Layla Wa Layla’ or popularly known as A Thousand and One Nights OR Arabian Nights in English. The new box design builds on Newby Teas legacy of award-winning packaging available at www.newbyteas.ae
The alluring pop-up setting features elements representing Ramadan, such as the traditional crescent moon paying homage to the time to break fast. Making it the perfect table arrangement for ......read more
This Ramadan, Burger & Lobster will be offering two very strong contenders to satisfy those hunger pangs to the fullest for friends & family alike.
Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2018: With a dual offering, one that caters to individuals and the other for family and friends, fans of the adored restaurant can savour the flavours of signature Burger & Lobster favourites including the classic Cheeseburger, the ever popular Mini Lobster Roll, and a half pounder of lobster lusciously prepared for a hearty and filling Iftar. Round off the beast-of-a-feast with the Tres Leches for the ultimate sweet-finish.
For families and groups of up to 6, bonus treats await including the flavourful poppin’ Lobster Popcorn and the hearty Lobster Casserole served with fresh chips and salad.
Available ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2018: Al Jazira Poultry’s eggs are produced in extremely hygienic conditions using the best possible equipment and systems from Europe. Hens from the world’s best breed are flown in from Europe and housed in water-cooled insulated houses where they are protected from the region’s extreme climatic conditions and wild birds. Automatic systems ensure a comfortable climate, along with a steady supply of feed and cool drinking water in the hen houses.
The standard of drinking water meets with G.S.O. and W.H.O standards for potable water.
Feed for the hens, mainly corn and soybean meal, is manufactured in-house ensuring full quality control & freshness.
A comprehensive distribution network comprising temperature controlled vans ensures that customers all over the Emirates receive a ......read more
Al Maya Introduces New Products From United Kingdom
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018: Her Majesty’s Consul General to Dubai and Northern Emirates H.E. Andrew Jackson, who has just taken over as Consul General visited Al Maya Supermarkets in Dubai.
Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group welcomed the Consul General at their Supermarket situated at Murooj Complex, Dubai. HM Consul General toured the Supermarket and was impressed with the products display at Al Maya Supermarkets. Mr Kamal Vachani introduced the Al Maya Supermarkets business and its other operations to Her Majesty’s Consul General.
During the interaction, Mr Kamal Vachani informed HM Consul General that Al Maya regularly send representatives to FMCG trade shows/exhibitions in UK for sourcing new product range from ......read more
Kibsons wish their loyal customers Ramadan Kareem and offer a special promotion of 10% discount on their already competitive prices
Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018: Ramadan is the month of giving and as a special gift to their loyal customers, Kibsons, the leading online home delivery service that makes healthy eating a reality for thousands of households across the UAE, are offering a 10% discount on their already low wholesale prices throughout the holy month.
Their convenient, healthy and affordable product range includes fresh fruit, vegetables, organics, meat, seafood, dairy, bread, nuts, drinks, spices, oils and snacks.
All fresh produce is handpicked with free delivery directly to your door. Their wholesale prices are unbeaten and offer great value for money as well as total convenience. With their fantastic range of ......read more
Marina Mall Abu Dhabi is the capital’s hamburger destination
Lettuce mark the spot so you can ketchup on all these great burger deals that can be enjoyed for iftar or throughout the day
Abu Dhabi, May 27, 2018: In celebration of National Burger Day on Monday (May 28), Marina Mall Abu Dhabi has rounded up the best of the best burger deals in the capital.
The hamburger destination is home to the only Five Guys in Abu Dhabi as well as sought-after burger joints: Bareburger, Shake Shack, La Brioche, Shakespeare & Co, Chili’s, Tony Roma’s and the ol’ faithful McDonald’s.
Make no minced-steak, no other mall in the capital can relish in the strong array of burger variety and options for Abu Dhabi’s residents. Here’s a round-up of the best burger deals ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018: The RODA Al Murooj’s preparation for the Holy Month of Ramadan gained much appreciation from a group of food connoisseurs who attended a pre-Ramadan Iftar buffet hosted by the hotel as preview to its wide-ranging arrangements for the holy month of Ramadan.
The guests, including Media, Bloggers and VIPs, were much impressed as they savored a traditional and truly lavish Iftar buffet complemented with live cooking stations, Arabic beverages and desserts in the enchanted setting of Pergolas restaurant.
General Manager of the RODA Al Murooj, Nael Elwaary, said, “This special Ramadan gathering was organized as part of our unceasing efforts to offer best services to our guests. Our aim was to have an honest feedback from our brand ambassadors before serving the lavish Iftar buffet to our ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018: RODA Al Bustan hosted a successful Pre-Ramadan preview to showcase the setup and concept of their holy Ramadan month’s offerings. The event received a lot of good comments from food enthusiasts who attended the Iftar buffet preview.
All the Media, bloggers, and other VIP guests were captivated by the traditional Emirati buffet complemented with live cooking stations with different varieties of International cuisines, and the various Arabic drinks and desserts in the lavish Ramadan Market at the lobby of RODA Al Bustan.
The General Manager of RODA Al Bustan, Puneet Baijal, stated, “The Ramadan Iftar Preview at RODA Al Bustan was organized in line with our continuous hard work to maintain the best authentic Emirati services to our guests. Our goal is to get honest opinions from our ......read more
Arjaan by Rotana Hosts Iftar Gathering for Over 40 Children of Determination
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2018: With a commitment to spreading the warmth of the holy month and creating an inclusive society for all, Arjaan by Rotana recently hosted students from the SNF Development Center and their family members for an exclusive Iftar gathering.
Over 40 students and parents enjoyed breaking their fast at the hotel property located in the heart of Dubai Media City.
For over ten years, SNF has dedicated itself towards empowering children of determination and imparting them necessary skills to enter the workforce and achieve self-sufficiency in all aspects of life.
The Center offers personalized and professional support to students above the age of fourteen years and strives to empower them to become an ......read more
Created by 9 of Moombai & Co’s finest chefs, the menu hosts traditional as well as innovative mango treats for a whole mango meal
From 7th May until 30th June, Moombai & Co serves its culinary best with the fruit of the season, mangoes
The Mango Memory menu is a gastric journey through India with concepts developed by the chefs of the restaurant from foods that are reminiscent of the subcontinent in the 60’s and 70’s
The menu hosts mango drinks, starters, mains as well as desserts for a complete mango meal for fanatics of the king of all fruits
May 19, 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Moombai & Co Café and Bar introduces its summer festive menu, the Mango Memory. Carefully crafted by a team of 9 chefs, each dish is reminiscent of the various traditionally desi ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2018: Marrybrown (MB) continues to expand in the UAE, with the successful opening of its new flagship outlet in Muroor Road, one of the capital’s most prominent areas.
The new outlet features a fantastic ambiance for the customers, which aims to enhance the customer dining experience.
Mr. Imran Akhtar, General Manager of Marrybrown UAE, comments on the expansion, “We would like to thank all our customers for the massive support which they have shown us for many years. We are very pleased to be celebrating the opening of our new MB outlet in Muroor, Abu Dhabi. We invite everyone to come and visit our new outlet and give us an opportunity to serve you the ultimate chicken experience. We are looking forward for your love and support in the future. Likewise, we are delighted to announce that we ......read more
May 15, 2018; Dubai: The time we spend with our family and friends during Ramadan is very special, a time to enjoy each other’s company as well as a time to rediscover the joy of cooking for loved ones. With a selection of coloured glass tea light holders, beautiful serving platters and clever cooking solutions, Villeroy & Boch offers the perfect tableware and accessories for a warm and cosy Iftar, allowing you to cook with ease, as you gather your loved ones around a perfectly presented table.
Villeroy & Boch
Villeroy & Boch is one of the world's leading premium brands for ceramic products. The family business, which was founded in 1748 and is headquartered in Mettlach/Germany, stands for innovation, tradition and exceptional style. As a renowned lifestyle brand, Villeroy & Boch offers ......read more
Al Maya brings great promotions to welcome Ramadan
Dubai, UAE, May 15, 2018: The Holy month of Ramadan is about to begin in a few days and the market trend shows customers spend most on the groceries during this month. That’s the reason Al Maya Group brings exceptional offers and gives the opportunity to its customers to enjoy lower prices on a wide range of Fruits & Vegetables, Grocery items, Bakery products, Non-Food items and much more in Al Maya Supermarkets across UAE.
Ramadan is in the ninth month of Islamic calendar and observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting. Inspired by the spirit of giving, Al Maya Group launches special promotion to celebrate the generous spirit of Ramadan.
“First I wish Happy Ramadan to all Muslims in the country as the Holy month is very special time for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2018: Tired of visiting the same traditional Iftar buffets every year and looking for something new? Look no further, as TUB OF BUTTER invites you to try their new Night Picnic during the holy month of Ramadan, where you can enjoy an enticing selection of Mediterranean inspired dishes in front of a projector movie – all happening indoors whisking you away from the blazing heat and towards a breezy summer night!
To get you in the mood for The Night Picnic – TUB OF BUTTER will be fully decked out with fairy lights, picnic themed table cloths or rugs on the floor, if you fancy an authentic picnic experience.
The family and kid friendly restaurant will be open everyday during Ramadan from 7am until 1am*, so families can enjoy a picnic themed Dinner, Iftar or Suhoor, while ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 13, 2018) – Welcoming the holy month, Arjaan by Rotana invites guests to experience the traditions of Ramadan with an array of authentic Iftar offerings at its newly launched restaurant – Cilantro.
Conveniently located in Dubai Media City and overlooking the Palm Jumeirah, Arjaan by Rotana will offer an Iftar experience featuring traditional Middle Eastern cuisine with a contemporary twist in an elegant, family-friendly setting. The culinary team have created a mouthwatering selection of Ramadan favorites including hot and cold mezze, ouzi, fish, lamb and chicken mandi, live shawarma station, accompanied by an array of desserts and beverages, offering a deliciously authentic Iftar buffet priced at AED 146 per adult and AED 58 per child.
For larger groups wishing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 13, 2018: The US’s most highly acclaimed chicken restaurant celebrated its Grand Opening on Tuesday, April 17 at The Dubai Mall, followed by a ribbon cutting with the company’s founder and CEO Todd Graves. Graves traveled from the U.S. for the grand opening event and to soak in the Dubai culture.
The first in the UAE, Raising Cane’s is located in The Dubai Mall’s 2nd Floor Food Court and is already gaining a loyal allegiance of fans, known as “Caniacs”. The fastest growing Restaurant in the USA, Raising Cane’s has been spreading its “ONE LOVE”—quality chicken finger meals in the U.S. since Graves opened his first restaurant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1996.
Graves’s kicked off his visit to the UAE by visiting Sky Dive Dubai where he ......read more
دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة (1 مايو، 2018) - أعلن مطعم ’فرزي كافيه‘ عن تقديمه تجربة مميزة للذواقة تجمع بين الأطباق الكلاسيكية العالمية والتأثيرات المعاصرة في عالم المأكولات والضيافة ضمن فضاءاته العصرية المفعمة بالحيوية والأصالة. ويعتزم المطعم تقديم قائمته الجديدة من وجبات الإفطار الرمضانية طوال الشهر المبارك ابتداءً من الساعة 7 مساءً ولغاية الساعة 2 بعد منتصف الليل. ويضمن المكان لعشاق المذاق الفريد فرصةً لتدليل حواسهم مع أفخر المأكولات العالمية بلمساتٍ هندية عربية لا مثيل لها.
وتستقطب الوجهة الفاخرة الضيوف المميزين من خلال ما تقدمه من ابتكارات تعكس التوجهات الإبداعية الحديثة في المطبخ المعاصر، كما تتيح أجواؤها الأنيقة وإطلالتها الخلابة تجربة طعام استثنائية تزخر بتوليفة فاخرة من أشهى الأطباق العصرية اعتماداً على أسلوب الطهو الجزئي، وتقدم صياغات جديدة للمكونات في إطار يمنح الذواقة فرصة اختبار أطايب الوصفات الغنية ......read more
Delicious food with tons of love at GarfieldEats
Dubai, UAE, May 05, 2018: GarfieldEATS is an innovative, all-in-one mobile application where users can both order food and discover entertainment on the same platform. Nathen Mazri, a young Arab entrepreneur is all set to launch the first ever Quick Mobile Restaurant (QMR) in Dubai based on ‘enter-gaging’ (entertaining and engaging), a concept that places the customer on a digital platform in lieu of the old fashioned Quick Service Restaurants (QSR). GarfieldEATS is now set to officially launch in Dubai on May 12.
The all-in-one GarfieldEATS app will offer users the opportunity to watch Garfield animation videos, read Garfield comics, play in-app games that earn redeemable points, place delivery orders and much more. Yes, it is built around ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: Following the spread of environmental awareness worldwide, organic food is now a global trend and an essential step towards a healthier life. Hence, Nohf, the leader in natural and organic foods free of artificial colors, preservatives and chemicals provides the Gulf region with the finest organic products.
“You are what you eat” has been proven in recent studies. Adopting a healthy lifestyle begins by selecting trusted organic foods that are more nutritious, which in turn will help you in recovering from and preventing diseases, especially chronic ones such as diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity. In addition, organic foods are always considered a safe option for being free of pesticides and other harmful substances.
The demand for specialty organic and high quality natural ......read more
Choose from a wide-range of natural, organic and non-toxic products at the health and wellness online marketplace – Goodness Cart
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: If you are looking for a one stop shop for all of your lifestyle, health and wellness needs, Goodness Cart is just one convenient click away. A new e-commerce marketplace in the UAE, Goodness Cart focusses on health and wellness products for the entire family by offering a curated collection of companies and brands under one virtual roof. With affordable pricing and quick delivery, Goodness Cart is accessible to everybody in the UAE.
Goodness Cart has sourced the very best natural and organic products that include a wide range of healthy food and lifestyle brands from fresh produce including fruit and vegetables, fish and seafood, meat ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 29 July, 2017: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) announced that it has lifted the ban on the imports of all fruits and vegetables from Jordan.
The announcement came following the visit of His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, the UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, to the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture. His Excellency Khalid Hneifat, Jordanian Minister of Agriculture, briefed His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi on the measures taken by the Jordanian government to ensure the safety of Jordanian agricultural ......read more
MyGovinda’s, serves healthy holistic Indian food; that harmonizes the body, mind and soul. In conjunction with #the year of Giving; declared by UAE’s President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; MyGovinda’s came up with the Kindness Fridge initiative in Dubai.
The Kindness Fridge, is well stocked with wholesome food from the restaurant, fresh fruits and bottles of water; easily accessible to those in need in the area.
Inaugurated by founder Mahesh Advani, the initiative aims at the construction workers, laborers and unemployed; who ......read more
Guests enjoy Now! In Season products and ‘True Aussie Beef’ at session hosted in Spinneys
Dubai, UAE – July 20 2017: Chef Tarek Ibrahim, the popular Arab celebrity chef, has hosted a fun-filled cooking masterclass at Spinneys in Dubai using Australia’s finest vegetables and beef.
The exclusive cooking demonstration was hosted as part of a unique partnership between Now! In Season, which is promoting the best of Australian seasonal fruit and vegetables in the UAE, Spinneys and Meat & Livestock Australia.
Working with Australian beef and the current Now! In ......read more
800 DEGREES PIZZERIA introduces its revamped drinks menu with some refreshing new drinks
From smoothies to cocktails, 800 DEGREES has all the recipes for a cool and breezy summer
800 DEGREES has branches in Burjuman, City Centre’s Deira and Me’aisem, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Parks and Resorts, and Dubai Marina Park Island
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 July, 2017: 800 DEGREES PIZZERIA, a Neapolitan pizza concept from L.A., introduces an all-new drinks menu sure to keep customers cool for the summer. Choose from mocktails, smoothies, as well ......read more
H.E. M.K. Lekgoro, Ambassador of South Africa visits Al Maya Supermarket
The Ambassador appreciated the Group’s role in promoting South Africa’s food products in the UAE.
Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group informed that South Africa’s Ambassador to the UAE, H.E Mr. M K Lekgoro, visited the Al Maya Group’s Supermarket at Murooj Complex, Dubai on Wednesday, 19th July.
Al Maya Group Director, Mr. Kamal Vachani, informed the Ambassador about the variety of products available from South Africa at the Al Maya Supermarkets.
During the visit of ......read more
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