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
Make healthy eating convenient and affordable with the freshest produce delivered directly to your door
Dubai, UAE, May 01, 2018: Preparing your meals for the week ahead needn’t be a chore with Kibsons, the leading online home delivery service that makes healthy eating a reality for thousands of households across the UAE. Their convenient, healthy and affordable product range includes fresh fruit, vegetables, organics, meat, seafood, dairy, bread, nuts, drinks, spices, oils and snacks and the best part is that they delivery to your door at wholesale prices!
Kibsons is a family run business and their community is now made up of over 500 employees who all share a passion for service and quality. Focusing on both air and sea freighted products from around the globe, Kibsons International is an importer, wholesaler, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates,29 April 2018: Poco Loco, the Latin American restaurant at The Beach invites guests to break their fast in an unconventional manner and setting during the upcoming Holy Month of Ramadan with its unique a la carte iftar offering. Through partnering with the Entertainer vouchers throughout the Holy Month, the restaurant offers guests the chance to share a memorable meal and experience with family and friends.
The rich menu that is bursting with flavours, brings together over 60 sophisticated main course selections and beverages that draw inspiration from the cuisines of Peru, Mexico, Venezuela and Japan. Guests can indulge in a wide assortment of burritos, tacos, nachos, fajitas, enchiladas, as well as mouthwatering desserts including ever-popular Poco Loco Churros and the restaurant’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 28, 2018: This Ramadan, delight your palate with our Iftar dinners filled with the flavorful tastes of Indian, Pakistani and Afghani flavors. You will be able to experience mouth-watering fusion of tasty desserts, barbecued meats, and soft beverages from across these regions.
Our elaborate Iftar menu, which comes in both buffet and à la carte, includes an appetizing array of signature grilled meats and sea food, Afghan and Middle Eastern dishes, vegetarian dishes and traditional Indo-Pak desserts.
Barbecue Delights fan favorites includes a collection of Kebabs, which arrive fresh off the skewer accompanied by a generous portion of Pulao or Biryani. Other dishes includes ‘Reshmi Kebab', ‘Afghani Tikka', ‘Mutton Ribs', ‘Mutton Karahi' and ‘Fish ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 25th April 2018: Mai Dubai LLC, the Dubai based Bottled Water company, has appointed TBWA\RAAD as its lead Creative Agency of Record after a competitive pitch process that included several leading agencies in the Middle East. The new partnership will come into effect this month and will see TBWA\RAAD and Mai Dubai collaborate on creative development, market strategy development and brand positioning across multiple platforms and disciplines in the UAE and across the wider region.
TBWA\RAAD is tasked with strategic direction and brand positioning across all touchpoints. It will plan, create and implement integrated communications strategies for Mai Dubai in the UAE and beyond, aiming to further reinforce the brands position as a dominant player in the bottled water category, and to fast track its regional ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 April 2018: The Big Chefs restaurants at The Beach and Boxpark will serve up a wide variety of delicacies as part of a sumptuous Turkish set menu during Iftar throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Known as the go-to restaurant for families that prefer a multi-cuisine offering, Big Chefs invites Dubai’s food enthusiasts to share memorable gourmet experiences with their loved ones to mark the Holy Month.
Guests will be welcomed with dates and a homemade fruit sherbet, a traditional drink used to break the fast. On the table, they will find a warm soup along with a selection of cold dips to enjoy with the restaurant’s homemade focaccia bread. The main course will include a choice of seven different dishes, with one vegetarian option. Delicious desserts will help diners wrap up ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 16, 2018: Rolling Cones, a premium concept in soft serve ice cream launches in the UAE at the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights. Conceptualized by the dynamic duo, Sunaina Khanna Harisinghani and Prateek Shah, Rolling Cones, a first of its kind desert parlour offers extravagant ice cream and coffee concepts adorned with pure edible gold laced with delectable crunchies and sprinkles of gold dust.
With exotic blends to choose from, Rolling Cones introduces authentic taste and creamy texture of ice creams that bring new meaning to rich desserts. Most recommended on the menu is The Rolling Luxury and My Precious, a piece of art created for everyone with most exotic soft serve ice cream flavors on a selection of wafer cones, cups and rolls laced with pistachio sauce and lotus biscuit ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 April 2018: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has confirmed that markets in the UAE are free of listeria-contaminated Australian rock melons.
The confirmation comes in response to recent rumors circulating on social media in this context.
On March 5, 2018, MOCCAE issued a decision to withdraw and remove Australian rock melons from the UAE’s markets, in line with the Ministerial Decree no. 433 for 2017 on Rapid Alert System for Food.
Majd Al Herbawi, Food Safety Director at MOCCAE, said: “The decision comes in the wake of what has been circulated in international newspapers regarding the listeria-contaminated Australian rock melons.
The Ministry has been closely following the updates of the outbreak.”
Al Herbawi indicated that the ......read more
15 April 2018, Dubai: This Ramadan, Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre will be offering an Iftar and Suhour buffet in Medley Restaurant as well as special deals for larger corporate groups looking to celebrate for “breaking the fast” together hosted by the property’s Moroccan Chef Mama, who is known for her rich delicious dishes and amazing hospitality.
Batoul Jarmourne also known as “Chef Mama”, was born in 1947 and worked with Princess Lalla Amina in the late 80’s in Rabat, the youngest sister of the late King Hassan II of Morocco. She has been the unsung hero in Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre as she is the Master Chef behind the successful “Arabic Nights” every Wednesday and has earned the name, of ‘Chef Mama,’ amongst both her colleagues and guests. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2018: We all love a good ladies’ night to catch up with friends and get over mid-week blues, but how many of these places offer delicious, healthy meals and drinks that won’t leave you feeling guilty and exhausted the next day?
Sophie’s Cafe is re-defining the concept of ladies’ night by introducing healthy and fun “Ve-Gang Tuesdays” - offering 1 vegan main course, 1 vegan dessert and unlimited vegan drinks for only AED 65 incl. tax – not to mention that ladies will be able to unwind with complimentary vegan pampering sessions with non-toxic and cruelty free manis, facials and other indulgences on offer all night by vegan brands such as Marzia Clinic, FC Beauty and Herbal Essentials.
Enjoy Ve-Gang evenings every Tuesday starting from 17th April between 6 and 9pm ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 04 April 2018: Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources, has been recognized by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) as one of the UAE-based companies to achieve its Halal certification for locally-made cleaning and sanitizing products used by domestic food and beverage manufacturers.
As ESMA implements a strict regulatory framework to govern all UAE-made cleaning and sanitizing products that may potentially come into contact with ingredients and produce in the domestic food sector, the Authority’s Halal compliance requirements cover chemistry, materials and composition, as well as approved safety data sheets and bi-lingual labelling.
With ESMA now requiring all locally ......read more
In the presence of Sheikh Mohammed Saud Sultan Saqr Al Qasimi
Plans to open another 80 stores in the UAE in 2018
Dubai, UAE, April 1, 2018: The American global coffee and doughnut company has become a household name in the UAE, since its first outlet opened in 1997, and consolidated business in the coffee-loving nation with more than 65 stores serving a multitude of delicious doughnuts, bagels, other baked goods, and a variety of hot and iced beverages.
Owing to its ever-growing popularity and fan following, Dunkin’ Brands International and Continental Foods, the owner of the Dunkin’ franchise in the UAE, have collaborated to take the Dunkin’ experience to the next level with the introduction of a first-of-its-kind café concept not just in the UAE, but the larger Arab region. The first ......read more
Dubai, UAE - March 29, 2018: Domino’s Pizza, the No.1 pizza chain in the world, has recently opened its flagship store in Dubai Marina. The new store, located in a high visibility area buzzing with residents and tourists, is expected to cater to the demands of great tasting, high quality Pizzas in and around the Dubai Marina area.
The fresh new look of the store is part of Domino’s Pizza’s efforts to refresh its image and reach out to a larger base of pizza lovers. The store is in close proximity to Dubai Marina metro station and has an outdoor seating. Domino’s Pizza is well known for its freshness and quality of the Pizza, in addition to offering best value.
The flagship store features a refreshing design concept in the region, along with a unique theatre concept design to give customers ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2017: Greetings to all ! We at Super Bonanza Hypermarket strongly believe in customer satisfaction while offering them extremely hygenic and friendly " value for money " shopping atmosphere.
Our target is to build our loyal customers base from multi cultural communities hence our main strength lies in our well trained multi national staff towards offering best services to all kind of different community people residing in UAE.
Our procurement team is trained enough to offer highest quality stuff under affordable rates to all consumers mainly because at Super Bonanza " there is no compromise to quality.
This is our third outlet being opened in our fourth year in Hypermarket business during tough business conditions being prevailed which itself proof our approach to this highly ......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
Dubai, UAE, February 27, 2017: Hon’ble Mr George Eustice MP, Minister for Farming, Food and Marine Environment, Government of United Kingdom, visited Al Maya Supermarket, Dubai, informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. This is the first time British Minister visiting any Supermarket in Dubai, informed Mr Kamal Vachani. The Minister is here on the occasion of Gulfood 2017.
During the interaction with the Hon.ble Minister, Mr Kamal Vachani introduced Al Maya Group and its activities. Mr Kamal Vachani informed the Hon’ble Minister Mr George ......read more
Taste of Dubai adds to its sizzling line-up as Reza Mahmmad and Jenny Morris join the star-studded food extravaganza
Tickets are on sale online
27 February 2017 - Dubai, UAE: 10 years ago Taste Festivals launched in Dubai with a vision to become the most loved Food, Drink and Music Festival. In 9 years the festival has seen 160,000 visitors, 172 of the hottest restaurants, 1032 different dishes served and 56 celebrity chef appearances.
Taste of Dubai has become the social scene for foodies, families and friends and is the only place in the city where ......read more
**With four generations of tea blending and tasting experience, Ahmad Tea offers a variety of over 70 blends from across the globe**
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: Research has shown that drinking tea has a number of health benefits. Tea is a means of hydration, it also contains antioxidants which assist in fighting free radicals within the body, contributes to better weight control and can support with a better night’s sleep.
Based in the U.K., Ahmad Tea is a family owned business, which has been operating for over four generations, and continues to grow globally ......read more
Dubai mega show proves a hotbed for global food sector innovation
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, today opened Gulfood 2017, the 22nd edition of the world-leading food and beverage exhibition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
Touring the 1,000,000 sq. ft. show, which runs for five days and is expected to receive up to 90,000 food professionals from 150 countries, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum was given a snapshot of the global innovation now impacting an industry striving to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: BurJuman is the place for families this Dubai Food Festival. From 20th February to 19th March, visitors can make the most of Dubai’s family friendly venue, with special offers from the region’s leading family entertainment center, Magic Planet and more than 20 participating BurJuman food outlets.
Shoppers looking to take a well-earned break from a day’s shopping at one of BurJuman’s participating restaurants will be rewarded with their own Magic Planet gift card, as the gaming venue is set to give away 15,000 gift cards ......read more
New campaign celebrates Peru’s distinction as world’s top producer of superfoods
26 February, 2017, UAE: Peru reinforces its superfood credentials during Gulfood 2017 with the launch of its “Superfoods Peru” brand. The comprehensive global campaign celebrates Peru’s status as the world’s top producer of superfoods and highlights the quality, variety and benefits of the country’s food offering.
One of the most biodiverse nations on earth, Peru has a variety of agricultural produce that is synonymous with healthy living. Packed with ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: Departing this month will be the largest ever trade delegation from Wales to attend one of the world’s leading food and beverage exhibitions in Dubai. Gulfood is to be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from the 26 February – 2 March 2017.
25 companies from across the food and drink sector in Wales are taking part under the Welsh Government’s Cymru/Wales presence.
Gulfood is one of the most important food, drink and hospitality shows in the world. With 5,000 exhibitors participating from over 120 countries, and over 90,000 buyers ......read more
Food and Beverage sector in Jafza grows by more than 22%
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 February, 2017: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza); a DP World Company and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the Middle East region and Africa, has posted a 22.5% growth in foreign companies from the Food and Beverage Sector (F&B) — rising from 480 companies in 2015 to 588 last year.
Jafza will be participating at the Gulfood Exhibition from 26 February to 2 March at Dubai World Trade Centre, meeting some of the leading companies from the F&B sector who are planning ......read more
The seductive new chocolate collection inspired by some of the world’s best-loved cake recipes
Godiva is proud to announce the launch of its limited edition Buffet de Gâteaux Valentine’s Day Collection. Indulgent, sensual and made for sharing, the innovative new chocolate collection was inspired by some of the best-loved cake recipes from around the world.
Crafted with passion and precision by Godiva’s Tokyo-based chef chocolatier, Yannick Chevolleau, Buffet de Gâteaux was created in homage to the glamorous tradition of high-tea. Hosted by ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, February 25, 2017: Euler Hermes, the world’s leading provider of trade-related credit insurance solutions, expects food prices to rise in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2017. Global food prices stopped plunging in 2016, with a contained -1.5 percent drawback of the FAO Food Index. This was the lowest decrease in five consecutive years.
Jules Kappeler, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Euler Hermes Middle East, Dubai, commented: “The UAE imports more than 80 percent of its food needs. Therefore, the Gulf Arab country will face spillover effects from a rise ......read more
Ingredients brand of Fonterra eyes Gulfood as springboard to increase MEA trade
Dubai, UAE, February 25, 2017: After more than 40 years’ partnering with Middle Eastern and African (MEA) food and beverage manufacturers, NZMP, the ingredients brand of Fonterra – the world’s largest exporter of dairy products - is eyeing its first standalone presence at Gulfood as the springboard to increased MEA trade opportunities.
With one of the broadest dairy ingredient offerings in the world, NZMP will leverage its ‘New Zealand advantage’ - a ......read more
Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu to inaugurate the new Meena Bazaar outlet
Dubai, 25 February 2017: Al Adil Group, now more than three decades old, marched towards another milestone. The group has set up its’ 35th outlet at Dubai’s most sought after business destination Meena Bazaar, Bur Dubai. The grand opening of this outlet will take place at 7 p.m. on 2nd March 2017. Leading Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu will inaugurate the new outlet.
Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, Chairman & Managing Director, Al Adil Trading and popularly known as Masala King, said ......read more
Dedicated Beverages segment at 22nd edition of Gulfood to highlight how companies are evolving to meet demand for specialist tea and coffee
Spotlight on ‘healthier’ soft drinks driven by younger population seeking alternatives to carbonated sodas
Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2017: The global tea and coffee business is booming with coffee drinkers alone spending US $85 million a year to get their fix. As consumers develop a thirst for premium taste and luxury experience, particularly in the Middle East, companies are increasingly having to diversify their offerings to ......read more
AFIDOP will highlight strength, heritage, quality and diversity of Italy’s leading cheeses for the fifth year amongst leading Gulf F&B suppliers, retailers and restaurants
Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2017: From February 26 - March 2, the Associazione Formaggi Italiani DOP e IGP (Association of Italian P.D.O Cheeses), better known as AFIDOP, returns to Gulfood 2017 to showcase seven of the finest Italian Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O) cheeses.
With a space in the Italian pavilion, AFIDOP will present Casciotta D’Urbino, Gorgonzola, Grana Padano, ......read more
Dubai, 23rd February, 2017: Boxpark, the offbeat destination by Meraas, is set to be the ultimate foodie haven between 23rd February to 11th March, as it celebrates the fourth edition of Dubai Food Festival with the launch of an Organic Community Market.
A first for Boxpark, the Organic Market will be hosted in partnership with Organic Guild, the people behind the development and growth of the organic goods industry here in the UAE. Boxpark goers can sample and buy locally sourced and all organic produce, from baskets full of fruits and vegetables, beauty products, hand ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 23 February 2017: London-based food truck trader, The Roadery, has created its first Burg-Khalifa at Eat The World DXB, the ultimate food truck event which is on all weekend at Burj Park, Downtown Dubai.
Crafted from four glorious patties of Wagyu beef, truffled cheese, ethical duck foie gras, saffron mayonnaise and blackberry ketchup, the towering burger is served in an edible 24-carat gold leaf brioche bun. On sale for Dhs230, the Burg-Khalifa is available in limited supply, so get them while they’re hot!
The UAE retail chain takes you on a tasty culinary journey across its stores in Dubai
Dubai – UAE: 22 February, 2017: UAE retail store chain Choithrams today announced the launch of a Canadian Goodness Festival in Dubai. This is an integral part of the retail giant's strategic business plans. Known to be one of the most popular chains of stores in the country, the festival will offer a treat to taste buds to one and all. Starting from 22 February to 6 March, customers will be able to enjoy as many as 150 products on offer all across all the stores in Dubai. ......read more
Dubai, 22nd February, 2017: Alpen Capital, an investment banking advisory firm, announced the publication of its report on the GCC Food Industry. The report presents the state of the food industry while covering demand-supply dynamics across various food categories in the GCC nations. The report also covers the recent trends, growth drivers, and challenges in the industry, along with the sector outlook until 2021. The report profiles some of the prominent food companies in the region, while highlighting their financial and valuation metrics.
“We expect the GCC Food industry to ......read more
With a focus on its Raha’s catering range, Panache International exhibits at the Gulfood 2017 from 26th February to2nd March, Stand No.: S-M58
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 February, 2017: Panache International, a pioneer in the disposables sector with a history of quality disposables manufacturing and excellent consumer care, is set to present its range of catering and polypropylene disposables at the Gulfood 2017 event from February 26 to March 2. To be held at the Sheikh Saeed Halls in the Dubai World Trade Centre, the Gulfood 2017 is the world’s largest annual food ......read more
Together, Choithrams and WFP team up for Zero Hunger and Malnutrition in the Middle East and West Africa
Dubai, UAE: 21 February, 2017: Choithrams, a leading supermarket chain in Dubai, concluded the second year of its alliance with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) with a generous donation of over AED 1.3 million to deliver nutritious school meals to children in need in the Middle East and West Africa.
Choithrams and WFP joined together in 2015 with the objective of fighting hunger and malnutrition in the Middle East and West Africa, where the company operates. ......read more
To be held on February 22, 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
Mr. George Kunnapally, the GM & Board Member of Diamond Lifestyle Limited, and Executive Director of Private Equity of Regulus ......read more
UAE, February 21, 2017 – Brazilian companies are set to showcase their comprehensive range of quality products at the upcoming Gulfood, one of the largest annual food exhibitions taking place from February 26 to March 2, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Center. The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce will also have a stand spanning 33 square meters. The participation is heavily supported by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which connected with and encouraged trade promotion sectors of 13 embassies representing countries in the Middle East and North Africa to invite buyers from their ......read more
“A busy season ahead for the beverage industry in Dubai”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 February 2017: A list of big shows and events are lined up to take place in Dubai next month, keeping experts and specialists in the beverage industry busy. A number of events will be taking place highlighting the latest trending technologies, products and services in this burgeoning industry.
Of those events happening in Dubai, the ninth edition of the Dubai Drink Technology Expo takes place from 7- 9 March 2017 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. ......read more
DUBAI, UAE – FEBRUARY 20, 2017 – The heart wants what it wants, and the average UAE consumer wants milk, cheese or chocolate – most probably, all three.
The most comprehensive study of brands based on emotions has revealed that UAE consumers have strong emotional connections with brands that include the 50-year-old Kuwaiti mega-corporation Americana, three GCC dairy farms and Patchi, the Lebanese chocolatier.
Overall, an impressive five of the top ten most intimate consumer goods brands in the UAE are local or regional brands, competing well with global ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 20, 2017: Ruya, the Anatolian restaurant and bar hot spot located at the Grosvenor House, invites Jazz enthusiasts to commence their evening in style on its impressive outdoor terrace and mark this year’s 15th edition of the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival.
The stunning ambience will set the right mood for the Festival while guests can indulge in a splendid selection of signature beverages showcasing mixology at its finest. A stone’s throw away from the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, Ruya is the perfect spot for a sundowner right before Jazz ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 19th February 2017: As part of its efforts to support the message and blessed goals of the Year of Giving, Dubai Customs signed a memorandum of Understanding with Union Coop; one of the biggest consumer cooperatives in the UAE.
The agreement was signed by Ahmed Obeid Al Falasi, Executive Director of Human Resources, Finance and Administration at Dubai Customs and Harbi Mohammed bin Thani, Operations Director Manager at Union Coop, in the presence of Khalil Saqer, Director of Corporate Communication Department and Yousef Ozair, Director of IPR Department at Dubai Customs, ......read more
Gulfood’s Meat & Poultry segment draws global response as exhibitors keen to highlight the health benefits of protein-packed food
Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2017: With bullish forecasts emerging on the GCC’s consumption of meat and poultry, a specialised segment focused on the product range has drawn a huge international response for world-leading food and beverage exhibition Gulfood 2017.
The new Meat & Poultry sector, one of eight dedicated segments in the new sectorised layout of the giant Gulfood exhibition due to open its 22nd edition at the Dubai ......read more
Fully-equipped facility, spanning over 24,000 square feet, can cater to over 35,000 people
DUBAI – February 19, 2017: Keita Catering has opened its flagship state-of-the-art kitchen spanning over 24,000 square feet in Dubai and with a capacity to cater to over 35,000 people. The new facility, located in Dubai Investment Park 2, is one of the largest kitchens in the UAE. It currently provides nearly 30,000 meals to schools, hospitals, corporate clients and community programmes.
With a robust reputation in the UAE’s food service management sector, Keita ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 16, 2017: In an elegant pairing that captures the imagination, The Palace Downtown Dubai presents every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday throughout the month of March a luxurious experience of afternoon tea inspired by the Eaux Parfumées Collection by BVLGARI.
Two distinct themes set the tone, marked by fine cuisine, tea creations and iced tea innovations while live, refined musical accompaniment, courtesy harp and violin virtuosos, lend a mystical air to the experience.
BVLGARI Afternoon Tea at Lakeside Garden
In the lush Lakeside Garden looking up to ......read more
Sopexa round table findings show growing appreciation of French pastry across the Middle East, with an increase in demand for organic and all-natural baked goods.
Savoury sweets, healthier options and social media trends are shaping the way top Middle East chefs and patisseries develop menus
Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2017: Recent research from Euromonitor has valued the UAE bakery market at US$683 million, with annual growth expected to top 4.2%, as demand for all-natural baked goods continues to rise. With the growth set to continue, research firm Global Industry ......read more
New products include heart-shaped donuts signed by Superstar Suzan Najm Aldeen celebrates love and peace
Dubai – February 9th, 2017: Love is in the air as Dunkin’ Donuts introduces new premium donuts that include heart-shaped donuts to mark Valentine’s Day. The exclusive donuts come in premium two or six-donut boxes, and will be available in Dunkin’s 72 outlets across the UAE.
Each of the six Valentine Themed Donuts is endorsed by the superstar Suzan Najm Aldeen, and carries her branding elements and signature.
Customers who indulge in the ......read more