A discount-filled retail promotion for the deal-hunters in the UAE is happening and here’s what you may expect…
Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018: Eid is one of the most auspicious occasions in a Muslim’s life but in UAE, even the non-Muslims get the opportunity to be a part something as big as Eid al Adha. Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ has a reputation of coming out with one-of-a-kind deals, especially on Eid to delight its customer base and this time it’s not any different.
Union Coop will be releasing a combined promotion from 16th to 26th August, namely Eid al Adha celebration and ‘Back to School’. The first promotion will see discounts up to 50 % (percent) on selected commodities, gifts, chocolates, fresh items, electronics and many more. The latter will be to delight the ......read more
Celebrate the Italian’s best day of Summer - the Italian way - surrounded by friends, great cocktails and delicious Italian bites
Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018: Luigia, the truly authentic Italian restaurant, located at the Rixos Premium in JBR, announces a one off Aperitivo special in celebration of the Italian holiday, Ferragosto.
Ferraagosto takes place on the 15th August every year and is an ancient Italian festive celebration, second only to Christmas. It is a day away from work, for friends and loved ones to get together and share stories over delicious food.
Luigia invites guests to celebrate the best day of Summer, the Italian way, at the Aperitivo di Feeagosto. For just AED 120 per person, guests can gather their loved ones and indulge in a variety of authentic Italian ......read more
Union Coop sponsors the 7th Dubai Judicial Institute Football Tournament which will see several Government Institutions compete against each other.
Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018: A Memorandum of Understanding is signed between Union Coop and Dubai Judicial Institute, wherein Union Coop Sponsors the 7th Dubai Judicial Institute Football Tournament for the month of January 2019.
The memorandum was signed by His Excellency Justice Dr. Jamal Al Sumaiti, Director General of Dubai Judicial Institute and Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratisation Department, on behalf of CEO-Union Coop, in the presence of senior officials and staffs from both sides.
Expressing his views on this cooperation, Dr. Jamal Al Sumaiti said, “We would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to Union Coop for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018: Known for it’s tempting selection of wholesome and healthy treats such as cake slices and cookies – Sophie’s café is now offering freshly baked whole cakes for only AED 99.
Whether you have an upcoming special occasion or you simply want to indulge in guilt free and tasty dessert with friends and family, Sophie’s has got it all covered with its tantalising selection of whole cakes. Also, the neighborhood healthy eatery serves gluten free and vegan cake options to meet special dietary requirements.
The whole cakes include the following options:
Zucchini Brownie Cake (2kg)
Banana Cake (1kg)
Fudge Cake (1kg)
Carrot Cake (1kg)
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cake (1.5kg)
Melba Cake (1kg)
Orange & Almond Cake (1kg)
Orange Chocolate Cake (1kg)
Double Chocolate Cake (1kg)
Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018: Reminiscent of extravagant royal feasts, the traditional Thali lunch at Antique Bazaar, Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai features a curated spread from across the landscape of India.
The menu changes daily from Saturday to Thursday, presenting an assorted selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies. Priced at AED 31, watch out for the vegetarian thali, including unlimited paneer and hearty vegetarian preparations along with vegetarian kebab and dessert that perfectly highlights the charm of age-old favourites.
Keen carnivores can dig into the non-vegetarian thali, priced at AED 36, for unlimited lamb and chicken specialties prepared using the finest cuts of meat and classic Indian spices. With assorted mouth-watering treats and new desserts to choose from every day, Antique ......read more
Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ is set to honour around 800 outstanding students of shareholders' children, under its ‘Kafou Program – For the academically outstanding children’.
Dubai, UAE, August 05, 2018: Popular retail brand in the UAE, ‘Union Coop’ will be honouring 800 academically outstanding students, from the shareholders' children as a part of its shareholder happiness initiatives, which deals with making the shareholder happy and inspire them to work in line with the government’s vision of achieving the highest level of motivation within the community. The ‘Kafou Program – For the academically outstanding children’ is one of the several shareholder happiness programs of Union Coop, under which these 800 students will be ......read more
To honor The Year of Zayed, the Leave Your Mark campaign contributed to planting one Ghaf tree for every P&G product sold at Carrefour UAE stores over the last 11 days
Dubai, UAE, 2 August 2018: In line with the Year of Zayed initiative, Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Carrefour UAE planted one Ghaf seed for every P&G product purchased at Carrefour UAE stores nationwide. This effort comes as part of Leave Your Mark campaign, through which P&G encouraged shoppers to record a video message at selected Carrefour outlets pledging to make a difference to the environment. P&G also partnered with the Give a Ghaf Tree Planting Program and brought together 100 UAE residents to break the Guinness World Record for the most seeds planted simultaneously within one hour.
The planting of the Ghaf seedlings took ......read more
Cook yourself to a healthier way of eating
Dubai, UAE, August 01, 2018: Have you ever heard of the saying you are what you eat? In some sense this is true, if you eat unhealthy food then you are prone to be an unhealthy person. The foods we ingest are extremely important to our ability to grow, maintain function and prevent illnesses. There-fore, ensuring you are eating as healthily as possible is essential for a happy and healthy lifestyle and Top Chef Cooking Studio are here to help with their incredible knowledge and skills to guide you along the way.
Gain hands-on experience this summer with their wonderful team of professionals, who will not only teach you new techniques and learnings of new delicious recipes but you will also have plenty of fun all while gaining confidence in the ......read more
Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ signs an exclusive Memorandum of Understanding with Dubai Astronomy Group, committing to the sponsorship of the group’s future projects and initiatives.
Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2018: The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr. Harib Mohammed Bin Thani, Director of Operations Division (Union Coop) and Mr. Hasan Al Hariri, Chief Executive Office (DAG), in the presence of Mr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing Department (Union Coop) and numerous officials from both sides.
Sighting Union Coop’s support to DAG, Mr. Harib Mohammed Bin Thani said, “Primary objective of this MoU is to contribute to the achievement of our nation’s objective, which is aimed at establishing a strong and sustainable regional space sector. This move further ......read more
Supported 31 CSR initiatives for different entities
Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ marks the completion of first half of 2018 with 10 unique programs and activities for its shareholders and customers. The largest consumer cooperative supported 31 CSR initiatives with different entities so far.
Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2018: Heading strongly into the second half of the year 2018, Union Coop supported 31 Government and Private Entities in the UAE, with respect to its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. Moreover, the retail pioneer also accomplished 10 unique programs, with 3 programs for its shareholders and 7 different activities for its customers so far. The idea is to carry forward the same spirit of success and happiness to the rest of the year as well.
Mr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 26 July 2018: Pizza Hut, the largest pizza restaurant company in the world, has launched its San Francisco (SFO) sourdough handcrafted pizzas for the first time in the world in the UAE. Served hot and fresh, the pizzas have a light, airy texture and a subtle sourdough flavour.
The artisanal SFO pizza is the latest innovative offering from Pizza Hut that caters to diverse tastes and presents customers with a wide range of choice in the pizza segment. Each SFO sourdough handcrafted pizza is made to order, using fresh dough that is kneaded on a daily basis. Watch it being created HERE.
The pizza is soft, filled with deliciousness in every bite and is available in three new toppings, including Meaty BBQ, Spicy Chicken Ranch, and Ultimate Cheese.
This is in addition to the existing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: Plastic waste is one of the most environmental scourges and its high time enterprises take a stern step to tackle it. The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, Union Coop uses biodegradable and recyclable shopping bags, in all its branches to promote environment-friendly shopping experience.
Mr. Mohammed Berregad, Director of Admin Affairs Dept. said, “We have a responsibility to preserve the natural resources for our future generations, which is why Union Coop in all its branches uses biodegradable shopping bags that are recyclable. Union Coop is very particular about the shopping bags received from Suppliers as a part of the tender process, which should be as per the specifications of ‘Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology’ and the suppliers should have ......read more
The luxurious sparkling grape beverage, 100% Natural, Alcohol Free and Halal certified, while preserving French premium quality and incomparable taste
Dubai, UAE, July 23, 2018: Pearl’s Vignes de France, from the heart of the vineyards in Burgundy, is launching a premium grape based sparkling beverage made with pure grape juice and infused with carbon bubbles. Pearl’s is a sparkling 100% Natural, Alcohol Free and Halal Certified drink, a new alternative to the alcoholic bubbly beverages, Pearl’s is 100% halal.
Designed for the Middle East and in line with cultural tastes and preferences, the name Pearl’s is in honor of the region’s historical pearl trading background and the packaging is designed in white as a symbol for purity and gold to portray the true ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018: With an emphasis on healthier, organic and vegan options for indulgences, here a low-down of some sustainable, raw and organic munchies from the www.organicandreal.com range for your perusal:
Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs [Cheese & Love]: Crunchy and delicious, these high-protein and fibre pack of cheesy fingers comes in a good 78g pack and has all of 90 calories for the health-conscious snackers to indulge in. Price: AED 15.75
Organic Larder Toasted Coconut Chips (200g): Looking for a nutritious snack packed with antioxidants and fibre? The organic toasted coconut chips by Organic Larder are the best fit. Price: AED 9.75
Generous Charlotte Chocolate Cookies With Hazelnut And Fleur De Sel[40g]: Charlotte Chocolat has a memory like a goldfish, but ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 22, 2018: Al Maya Distribution, UAE an ISO 22000:2005 & HACCP certified FMCG Distribution Company proudly announcing the launch of GOO.N Diapers from DAIO Paper Corporation, Japan in presence of Mr. Ryu Ishii, First Secretary and Head of Economic Section, Embassy of Japan, Abu Dhabi, Mr. Koji Adachi, Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of Japan, Dubai and Mr Jumpei Yamaguchi, Vice Consul, Economic Section, Consulate General of Japan, Dubai.
Daio Paper Corporation, manufacturer of GOO.N diaper in cooperation with Sojitz Corporation, one of Japan’s leading global investment and trading house, has partnered with Al Maya Distribution for the launch of GOO.N diapers in the UAE market. Daio Paper Corporation is Japan’s 3rd largest total Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Company ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group along with a large business delegation from the UAE met Vietnam’s Vice Minister of Industry and Trade Cao Quoc Hung in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The UAE business delegation led by Mr. Kamal Vachani discussed ways to boost both ways trade specially import from Vietnam. The Vice Minister welcomed the delegation along with Ngo Khai Hoan, Deputy Director General for South West Asia and Africa Market Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The value of foreign trade between the UAE and Vietnam, including free zones trade, totalled nearly $9 billion in 2017, with exports accounting for around $324 million, re-exports for around $282 million, and imports for around $8.4 billion. The UAE is eighth in the list of countries that import products from Vietnam ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Al Maya Distribution, UAE an ISO 22000:2005 & HACCP certified FMCG Distribution Company proudly announcing the official launch of Pinar Water from Pinar Su Turkey. This auspicious event was inaugurated by H.E. Mr. Can Dizdar, Ambassador, Embassy of Turkey, Abu Dhabi. And H.E Mr. Erdem Ozan, Consul General, Consulate General of Turkey, Dubai. In the presence of Mr. Ersin Sen, Export and Business Development Manager, Pınar Water, Dubai and Mr. Hasan Onal, Commercial Attaché, Consulate General of Turkey, Dubai.
Pınar Su (Pınar Waters), a member of Yasar Group, one of the respected institutions in Turkey introduced packaged bottled mineral water to Turkish consumers in the year 1984.
With state-of-the-art production facilities of international standards, fully automated filling ......read more
The retail pioneer is conducting an Open Day Recruitment Workshop, exclusively for UAE Nationals on July 14, Saturday at Etihad Mall, from 9 AM to 2 PM
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE – Union Coop recently announced an open day ‘Recruitment Workshop’ to ensure the immediate employment of UAE Nationals, to be conducted on July 14, Saturday at Etihad Mall, from 9 AM to 2 PM.
Expressing his thoughts behind the Recruitment Drive, Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratization said, “We at Union Coop wholeheartedly support our government’s Emiratization plans and vision 2021, which focusses on increasing the number of citizens working in the private sector 10 times by the year 2021. Through Recruitment Drives like these, we wish ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but let’s face it, not everyone has the time to stop and grab a hearty breakfast before heading to work. Sophie’s Café is known for its extensive breakfast menu, offering a wide range of healthy options to delight all tastes and match all dietary requirements.
The healthy neigbourhood eatery doesn’t want you to miss out on the joys of one of the best meals of the day and for this reason, the restaurant’s breakfast menu is now available anytime of the day between 7am and 9pm.
Whether you feel like having poached eggs or avocado on toast for lunch or you want to indulge in a healthy and light Acai bowl in the evening – Sophie’s has got you covered with their all-day breakfast menu. Not to mention that you ......read more
International event Open Dairies returns on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September, a weekend discovering the world of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese with many events, guided tours and tastings
Dubai, UAE; July 11, 2018 - Foodies, food enthusiasts and families visiting Italy in September will have a unique opportunity to experience first-hand the production of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese at the new edition of Open Dairies that will take place on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September, 2018 at Reggio Emilia, Parma, Italy. This Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) cheese is made only from raw milk, rennet and salt in a specific area of origin (provinces of Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Mantua on the right bank of the Po river and Bologna on the left side of the Reno river), following artisan methods specified in the Production ......read more
Ensure you are well on your way to your 5-a-day with Kibsons newly launched Smoothie Boxes, perfect for the whole family
Dubai, UAE, July 03, 2018: Kibsons, the leading online home delivery service have just made getting your 5-a-day a whole lot easier with the introduction of their newly launched, great value ‘Smoothie Boxes’. Enjoy a breakfast of champions or a health filled mid-morning snack that couldn’t be easier to prepare or create. Kibsons have done the hard work so you don’t have to and grouped together a range of perfectly matched fruits and vegetables that work beautifully to give you a deliciously nutritious start to the day. Reaching for your convenient smoothie box each morning will fast become the norm and you can have fun trying out all of the appetising flavour ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2018: Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group, Regional Director, Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) and Chairman, Dubai Chapter, Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) - Welcomed H.E. Mr Paul Raymund P. Cortes, Consul General, Consulate General of Philippines, Dubai, after he received the Presidential Award Gawad Mabini Rank of Kamanong Grand Cross Dakilang Kamanong award from the President of Philippines for his outstanding contribution as a Diplomat.
Mr. Kamal Vachani hosted a reception and invited a large number of diplomats to honor H.E. Mr Paul Raymund P. Cortes on this prestigious occasion.
The following diplomats attended the reception: H.E. Mr. Low Pit Chen, Consul General, Consulate of Singapore, H.E. Mr. Charitha yattogoda, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 30 June 2018: Football fever is here and there's now a delicious way to enjoy it. Fans can now choose the flags of their favourite teams as frosting on the donuts, all thanks to the premium, limited-edition range at Dunkin' Donuts. What's more, it is available in Mango and Banana flavour, and comes with a delicious chocolate filling.
In addition, a special offer is available on the above range of donuts when you buy a dozen at any outlet in the UAE. If you are enjoying the game at home you can place an order online and get it delivered to your doorstep through Deliveroo, Talabat or Uber Eats. And, if you love to complement your donut with some coffee, there's a wide variety of choice. Without a doubt, Dunkin' Donuts is going to win new fans this Football season.
Since its inception ......read more
The number of Emirati employees in Union Coop totals to 343, where the Senior management positions were reported as 73 percent, while other administrative positions account for 30 percent
27 June 2018 – Dubai, UAE: Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratization at Union Coop said, “Union Coop pays great importance to Emiratization, as we believe it is one of the most important steps towards national human resources development. The number of UAE citizens working at Union Coop includes 127 men and 216 women, as of May-end 2018. Union Coop is keen on hiring local talents and contributes to the government’s vision of ‘Emiratization’, by overcoming the challenges with respect to the same in the private sector.”
He further motivated job seekers of the ......read more
Trade volume increases to 3.5 million MT while value jumps to AED 11.1 billion
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 June 2018: The food and beverage (F&B) sector based in Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the UAE’s premier regional business and logistics hub, showed significant growth in 2017 reflecting continuing confidence in the industry in the UAE.
The sector’s volume of trade rose to 3.5 million metric tonnes, valued at AED 11.1 billion which accounted for 17.85 per cent and 15.37 per cent of Dubai’s total F&B volume and value respectively.
Continuous industry growth has been supported by high disposable incomes in the country with major investment in grocery retail over the past few years (BMI Report).
F&B is a major focus of Jafza’s business portfolio with over 570 companies from ......read more
Experience the taste of Italy, now in Doha, Qatar, with the launch of the first branch of 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA at Doha Festival City
The eatery is looking at opening fourmore outlets in Qatar in the near future
Inaugurated by founder Anthony Carron, 800 DEGREESoffers a range of customizable options to create the pizzas of your choice from freshly prepared ingredients straight from Italy
Doha, Qatar, May 24, 2017: 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA, an Italian concept originating from L.A., launches its very first outlet in Qatar atDoha Festival City, ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 25, 2017: Today, Al Maya opened its 51st Supermarket in Electra Road, Abu Dhabi informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. The Supermarket in Electra Road was opened by H.E. Mr Awad Mohammed Al Otaiba. We are very happy for having our first Supermarket in Electra Road says Mr Kamal Vachani.
Mr Kamal Vachani added, Al Maya is currently implementing an ambitious growth strategy that will see it opening further outlets throughout the region in the years to come.
Dubai, UAE, May 25, 2017: Al Adil Trading Co LLC, U.A.E.’s leading name for Indian food stuff expanded their presence in Bahrain when they re-opened the outlet of Al Adil Supermarket. The outlet was inaugurated by Ms. Preity Zinta, the beautiful Indian actress in the presence of Dr. Dhananjay Datar, Chairman. Dr. Dhananjay (Jay) Datar, who is is popularly known as Masala King, said that the crowd to witness the re-opening was quite huge and much higher than what was experienced during the earlier inaugurations. “We are extremely happy to note that a record crowd of ......read more
Dubai Festival City Mall celebrates the essence of Ramadan with an exciting array of dining promotions
Dubai, UAE, 24 May 2017: Dubai Festival City is bringing a variety of family Ramadan promotions and dining experiences commencing the 26 May. Whether you’re looking for an Iftar meal to share with the family or something indulgent for Suhoor, major restaurants at Festival City are offering an array of delicious options to choose from, making the mall the dining go-to destination this Ramadan.
Families will be spoilt for choice with restaurants ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2017: At Godiva, we enjoy being part of all of your celebrations and special occasions, and Ramadan is no exception. As you gather together with family and friends
The company has continued to grow and expand over the years. The U.S. plant in Reading, PA, now produces the same amount of chocolate for the U.S. market as the Belgian plant produces for the rest of the world. There are now over 270 Retail locations as well as over 2000 Wholesale doors. In addition to retail and production, Godiva runs a direct business ( www.godiva.com and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 22, 2017: During the Holy Month of Ramadan, enjoy gathering with friends and family for an intimate Iftar from the comfort of your own home. Talabat has rounded up some of the best offerings and Ramadan deals available from its restaurant partners throughout the Holy Month, so you can sit back and relax with good company and great food.
Catering to every taste bud and wallet, here’s Talabat’s top ten round-up, featuring more delivery Iftars than you’ll be able to work your way through during the month of Ramadan.
1. NKD Pizza: Throughout ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 21st May 2017: The mouth-watering delicacies during Iftar and Suhoor can be quite tempting making it relatively easy to over-indulge and forget the balanced, nutritious diet. This can take a toll on vital organs in your body and most particularly your bones. Dr. Ahmed Hassoun Consultant Endocrinologist Specialized in Diabetes, Osteoporosis & Metabolic Disorders at Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery, Dubai outlines some simple tips to follow to ensure that your bones remain healthy and strong during Ramadan.
Ensure sufficient calcium intake: ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 16: 2017: As far as exceptional iftars go, you can’t beat the experience of dining at Cocoa Kitchen, a truly innovative restaurant that revolves around one simple mono-ingredient in every dish: cocoa.
From savory starters and mains, cocoa is not just reserved for dessert this Ramadan, with a beautifully sculpted menu that explores not only the savoury aspects of chocolate but also the gastronomic potential of the cocoa bean.
Cocoa Kitchen’s five-course Iftar menu, perfect for a gathering with family and friends, includes – silky ......read more
Gursha Dubai, an Ethiopian restaurant, introduces Afro Thursdays to start the weekend with spunk every Thursday
One can attend the Afro Thursdays to explore the Afro-carribbean music &culture while enjoying Ethiopian Food, art, and fashion
Gursha Dubai’s Afro Thursdays features a DJ mix of Afro Funk, Reggaetón, Dance Hall along with a live percussion session drummer
Located at Dubai’s popular Club Vista Mare with a beachfront, Gursha Dubai also offers shisha, free Wi-Fi, and an indoor and outdoor seating facility in Palm Jumeirah
Focusing on the ......read more
Global travel catering suppliers tap into new business opportunities
More than 70 exhibitors from 30 countries at the 4th WTCEME
Dubai, May 16, 2017: The world’s top catering products and services providers expect good business deals at the ongoing 4th World Travel Catering and Onboard Services Expo Middle East (WTCEME).
The consistent and strong growth in the Middle East aviation sector provides excellent opportunities for the exhibitors to connect with the regional aviation players and get a good chunk of business.
Co-located with the Airport Show 2017, WTCEME is held ......read more
Ramadan Connect 2.0, AMRB’s recent research explores the shift in consumer consumption habits during the holy month
From 2012 to 2016, consumption of healthy food has increased to 17 percent from 10 percent
Increasing number of women finding ideas on social platforms like Pintrest, Instagram for creative presentation of meals
Number of dishes prepared at home reduced to 53 percent from 66 percent in 2012; shift towards ready-to-cook, packaged food and ordering in
Share of soda consumption has decreased by 9 percent while laban consumption has increased by 6 percent among all ......read more
Nothing is better than a weekend with family and good food. This weekend I visited The Manhattan FISH MARKET located in Dubai Festival City, Level 2, Sky Walk Food Court.
A heaven for Sea Food Lovers. They give you such a warm welcome that everyone has a smile no matter how hectic or tiring the day was.
The decor is amicable.
The specially crafted menu has various kinds of sea food to suit its customers, like Oysters, scallops, dory, mussels, prawns, calamari,King fish, Salmon, Cherry Snapper and Nile Perch. Cooking method can be as per your taste like grilled, fried, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 11, 2017: H.E. Mr. Arthur Spyrou, Ambassador, Embassy of Australia, H.E. Mr. Gerard Seeber, Consul General, Consulate General of Australia, Mr Moin Anwar, Commissioner (Middle East) NSW Government and Mr John Butler, Commissioner (Middle East, Africa & Turkey), Victorian Government visited Al Maya Supermarket in Murooj Complex, Dubai, informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. This is the first time Ambassador and Consul General of Australia visited our Supermarket, says Mr Kamal Vachani.
Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group ......read more
Punjabi By Nature, a Punjabi cuisine restaurant located in the heart of Oud Metha, introduces a special Iftar dinner for the holy month of Ramadan
Priced at AED 59, the restaurant caters to a variety of taste buds with a new menu every day of the week throughout Ramadan
Punjabi By Nature also provides free home delivery during the day
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 7th, 2017: Punjabi By Nature, an authentic Punjabi restaurant located in Oud Metha, introduces its Iftar dinner menu for the holy month of Ramadan. The Iftar menu is set to host a wide variety of mouth-watering ......read more
A new cooking oil blend that cuts saturated fats by 80%, renewed Classic Mayonnaise with half the calories and fish sourced from sustainable fisheries!
May 02, 2017: In a move to enable consumers to make better food choices, McDonald’s UAE has announced the launch of significant enhancements to its menu across the UAE. Introduced as part of its ‘Every Day. A Better Day’ campaign, consumers can now enjoy better nutritional value with the same great taste for their favourite cravings including World Famous Fries, McChicken, and Filet-O-Fish, amongst ......read more
Beautiful bags and baskets filled with foods you know they’ll love.
Dubai, UAE, May 2, 2017: Ramadan is a time of blessings and joy, reflection and celebration and cherishing family and friends by showing you care with specially chosen gifts, and this year Marks & Spencer has a range of glorious gifts and baskets for all to enjoy!
During the month of Ramadan food is a direct reflection of this sacred time and Marks & Spencer has all you need, from beautifully presented hampers filled with irresistible Belgian chocolate biscuits and truffles, to salted ......read more
Dubai, UAE 25 April 2017 – GAC Dubai’s world-class service to the Middle East’s busy Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector has earned it the FMCG Supply Chain Management Award in this year’s Logistics Middle East Awards.
The Award, which was presented last week in Dubai, recognises the procedures, training and technology deployed by companies in ensuring a seamless, safe and efficient cold chain. By selecting GAC Dubai, part of the global GAC Group, as the winner, the panel of judges acknowledged and applauded its ability to provide top-notch supply chain ......read more
Dubai, April 23, 2017: Maté tea, a superfood, fat-burning miracle, stress-reliever, and all-natural energy drink has hit Dubai and made its way to Hala, the recently opened Lebanese organic café in the World Trade Centre. Yerba Maté tea is the tea trend you can’t miss out on – be one of the first in the region to sample its unique flavor and experience all the health benefits it has to offer.
Maté tea not only has the nutritional powerhouse benefits of green tea, but also the strength of coffee, and the feel-good euphoria of chocolate; what more could you want! ......read more
To be held on April 26th, 2017, in Dubai Knowledge Village, the invitation-only event is a hub for food service industry experts to showcase their know-how and engage with owners and operators in the field, addressing pressing industry issues and brainstorming key innovation points at the turn of the HORECA segment
The event is targeted towards Franchisors and Franchisees, Restaurant General Managers and Food Service business owners and operators
Ms. Anishkaa Gehani, MD of Yardstick Marketing Management will be hosting the opening note on The Secret Ingredients to Marketing ......read more
The Belgian Chocolatier always keeps its followers in mind, its popular Soft Serve is ever so delicious, the only downside is, you will have to enjoy it right away.
GODIVA Cup ice cream collection is the answer to your problems. This summer, GODIVA is adding the new delightful Milk Chocolate Cup Ice Cream that combines the perfect balance of silky milk and rich flavor to give layers of summer tastes deliciously.
The velvety Cup ice cream collection comes in an abundance of flavors, so that you can enjoy them all, in the comfort of your home. Relish in these rich, creamy extravagances, ......read more
The Original ICONS Cookie Cake is a combination of Cookie and Cake and has a soft ‘cookie dough’ heart
Served hot and with a scoop of natural sweetened Ice Cream on top this delicious dessert is now available in 2 flavours with endless Ice cream and topping combinations
ICONS is welcoming Oreo Cookie Cake as the latest creation of German Executive Chef Lara Allegra Lange to its Cookie Cake family
Dubai, UAE, April 9, 2017: ICONS Coffee Couture, a fashionable lifestyle coffee chain with German heritage, expands its Cookie Cake collection post a ......read more
Are You Ready for World Class Pinoy at Max’s?
Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu Featuring For the First Time an Incredible Array of Grilled Dishes, Sizzlers and Traditional Favorites
Doha, Qatar, April 6, 2017
Max’s Restaurant on Ring Road was the place to be last night as VIP guests, including stalwarts of the local Pinoy community, attended the launch of the popular Filipino restaurant’s new menu.
Conceptualized by Chef Enrique Suarez, or Chef Henry as he is popularly known, the new menu features for the first time, grilled dishes, sizzlers, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2017: Many of the world’s best chefs and culinary media have experienced Etihad Airways’ award-winning hospitality on their way to Australia for this week’s announcement of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
As the Official Airline Partner of the 2017 event, Etihad Airways has had the honour of flying some of the biggest names in global gastronomy to Melbourne – the widely acclaimed food and wine capital of Australia – to participate in the week-long programme.
The airline has also co-hosted hundreds of international ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 5, 2017
Marrybrown, one of the leading Halal-certified quick service restaurant chains in UAE is celebrating 15 years of its successful operations in the country with a host of delicious offers to customers. Starting tomorrow, customers can enjoy 4 different meals on a special discounted rate of AED 15 per meal.
Presently, Marrybrown is operating from 8 outlets in UAE and planning to open 5 more during the current year. The chain, originally from Malaysia, has presence at leading malls and popular hangout places, and its recipes attract people across ......read more
Venue: El Sur, The Westin Dubai
Offer: Saturday Gin Fever
Short description: 2 for 1 on all premium gins from the speciality Gin & Tonic menu, each served in the ‘Copa De Balon’ over cracked ice and garnished with a garnish that is tailored to your gin of choice. Delicious.
Opening Hours: Saturday 12.30pm to 5pm
Price: 2 for 1 on all premium gins
Venue: El Sur Gin Bar, The Westin Dubai
Offer: GINTONIC & JAMÓN
Short description: Unlimited gin & tonics from the expertly crafted Gin & Tonic menu, Live carving ......read more
Swiss luxury chocolate-maker to create truffle during two-day event at Boutique Le Chocolat
Dubai, UAE, April 1, 2017: Boutique Le Chocolat has announced the launch of a brand-new special edition Ramadan truffle created exclusively for the homegrown chocolate destination at City Walk as part of a two-day masterclass in partnership with luxury Swiss chocolatier, Du Rhône.
The unique handmade truffle will be created by Du Rhône master chocolatier Jean-Pascal Sérignat live at Boutique Le Chocolat on 29 March 2017 and will be available exclusively at the Boutique Le Chocolat store at ......read more
Brand to send lucky winners on star-studded cruise with brand ambassador Superstar Suzan Najm Aldeen
Dubai - March 28, 2017: Continental Food Establishment, the sole franchisee of the famous coffee and baked goods brands, Dunkin’ Donuts, in Kuwait, announced Platinum Sponsorship for the ‘Stars on Board’ Cruise that departs from Barcelona on August 27th and returns its stars and guests to land on September 1st, 2017.
As the Arab world’s top celebrities prepare to set sail on the 6th ‘Stars on Board’ Cruise on a five-star cruise ship, ......read more
Gursha, an Ethiopian restaurant, brings to the UAE authentic Ethiopian flavors and culinary tradition
Focusing on the traditional way of eating, Gursha means to feed someone morsels of food with one’s own hands and sharing a communal experience of eating meals together
Its Ye Getoch Gursha platter (translates to The King’s Feast) is meant to be shared for two and provides an opportunity for a full dive into Ethiopian cuisine. Brimming with a wide spectrum of both Vegetarian and meat dishes ranging from chickpea gravy to beef tartar and served on Injera (a sourdough flat ......read more
800 DEGREES introduces a range of baked starters and mains to its delectable menu
The new additions include a baked sizzling lamb shank called Agnello Al Forno, an Atlantic Cod Bacalla Acqua Pazza poached in soupy fish broth, a baked chicken with fresh cooked vegetables in the Pollo Al Forno, and a crispy and delicious Chicken Tikka Pizza
A franchise chain from L.A. with a traditional Napoli concept, 800 DEGREES has outlets open in Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira, City Centre Me’aisem , Burjuman, Dubai Marina-Park Island, RiverlandTM Dubai, in Dubai Parks and ......read more
Come and treat your taste buds to the delightful flavours of the world at Lulu.
See how delicacies and specialties are made at the live cooking demonstration.
Grab a taste at the sampling stations. Enjoy big discounts and amazing offers on ready to eat items, pastries, bread, fresh food products and more.
The Lulu Food Festival began a few days ago and will continue until the end of the month.
Lulu’s New Achievements
In February 2017 Deloitte in Annual Global Retailers Report has ranked Lulu Group as the top retailer in the Middle East and ......read more
In presence of a number of stars such as the star Walid Tawfic , the Star Abdullah Bel Khair ,the star Aryam and the icon of beauty Joelle Mardinian and a lot of high society activist ,influencers and media coverage , Sababa Lounge opened in Four Season Resort and hotel , Jumaira Dubai.
March 20, 2017- Following its successful collaboration last year, Dhofar Global, a leading supplier of hygiene care products in the Middle East, has once again renewed its ties with the Mawaheb from Beautiful People. The company recently visited the art studio for adults with special needs located in Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood to engage in fun activities as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) program to bring meaningful changes in the lives of people with disabilities.
The activities kicked off with a dance program by student artists from the Mawaheb from ......read more
Easter isn’t Easter without a Hot Cross Bun, and this year Marks & Spencer has its biggest range yet which will leave your family truly spoilt for choice!
With a delicious and inventive selection of hot cross buns to choose from – including new M&S flavours such as Chocolate Orange and Cranberry and Orange, as well as the classic favourites – Kentish Bramley Apple and Toffee Fudge & Belgian Chocolate; Marks & Spencer are certainly spoiling your taste buds, this Easter!
Our 4 Luxury Hot Cross buns, flavoured with mixed spice, nutmeg and cinnamon, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and official airline partner of Taste of Hong Kong, crowned Eric Räty, from Café Gray Deluxe, winner of the Taste the World competition in Hong Kong on 18 March 2017.
The Taste the World award is presented to the chef who best epitomises Etihad Airways’ food philosophy, which aims to provide remarkable culinary experiences throughout the entire guest journey. Each chef entry was independently judged by a panel which comprised an Etihad Airways inflight chef, a Taste expert ......read more
Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu Featuring For the First Time an Incredible Array of Grilled Dishes, Sizzlers and Traditional Favorites
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: For years Filipino cuisine has been predicted to be the next “it” food and here in Dubai, there’s no better place to experience this than Max’s Restaurant.
The popular Filipino restaurant has just launched a new menu, conceptualized by new executive chef Enrique Suarez, which features for the first time, grilled dishes, sizzlers, seafood and Pinoy favorites like Adobo, Sisig, ......read more
Week-long celebration of most important meal of the day to run from 14th – 20th March with freebies up for grabs for early risers
Dubai, 13th March, 2017: Famous for being the most important meal of the day, McDonald’s UAE will be celebrating the brilliance of breakfast by making its most popular breakfast items available around the clock for a full week, starting tomorrow.
Running from 14th – 20th March 2017, National Breakfast Week is the first time breakfast enthusiasts in the UAE have the extended opportunity to enjoy iconic McMuffins ......read more
Yoplait also leads the Kids’ Yogurt segment with 43.4 % value share
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 11, 2017: Yoplait – part of the Abu Dhabi-based Agthia Group’s Consumer product portfolio – has significantly reinforced its position as a key player in the UAE value-added yogurt market (defined as the aggregate of non-plain yogurt products).
With a value-share jump from 10.3 % to 11.1% in the fruit yogurt segment and from 35.8% to 43.4% in the Kids’ yogurt segment, Yoplait has become the fastest growing brand amongst the top-ten players in the value-added ......read more
International celebrity chefs Michel Roux Jr, Luke Thomas, Joshua Stanzl, Eric Lanlard, Reza Mahammad, Gary Rhodes, Mohammad Orfali, Suzanne Husseini, Aldo Zilli and Jenny Morris celebrated the 10th anniversary of Taste of Dubai
Tickets are on sale via www.tasteofdubaifestival.com
9 March 2017 - Dubai, UAE: International celebrity chefs have gathered at The St. Regis, Habtoor City Dubai to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Taste of Dubai, the UAE’s favorite food, drink and music festival.
International celebrity chefs Michel Roux Jr, Luke Thomas, Joshua ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 9 March, 2017– Nature offers a wide range of unexpected ingredients that provides people with unique benefits that will help address their beauty and haircare needs. Vatika, one of the leading hair care brands in the region, has always been committed to exploring innovative natural ingredients for its range of products, and as such has introduced its new Vatika Shampoos and Conditioners with carefully hand-picked new ingredients: Egg, Henna, Olive and Black Olive.
These natural-based formulations provide distinct and unparalleled hair care benefits. The Egg Shampoo ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017: Godiva is proud to announce the launch of its stylish limited edition Spring Collection. Beautifully capturing the spirit of rejuvenation, joy and celebration associated with the season, the whimsical Spring Collection is the perfect gift for Easter and Mother’s Day.
Curated with passion and precision by Godiva’s team of creative and culinary experts, the Spring Collection features iconic Godiva pieces as well as fun chocolate novelties and keepsakes. And as a nod to the uplifting spirit of the spring season, the collection’s ......read more
Featuring 110 companies from 27 countries
Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 7th March 2017: His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, inaugurated today the 9th edition of the Dubai Drink Technology Expo, which is held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 7-9 March 2017. Al Qamzi was accompanied by a number of officials, specialists, and keynote speakers from the beverage technology industry in the UAE and the region.
Al Qamzi toured the exhibition area where he was introduced to the latest ......read more
Healthy lifestyle leads to growth of healthy eating
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 6th March 2017: Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre (DHTC) has launched a new food and beverage concept named Eat well, the first science-based nutrition and sustainable eatery in Dubai with gluten and sugar free dishes. It prides itself in recognition of its nutritious, environmentally sustainable operation and menu.
Eat well is a health-conscious and Wellness Chef inspired concept with a culinary nutritionist menu catering to all pallets, from vegetables, legumes, meat and fish. It also offers a ......read more
Japanese institution brings picture-perfect views, legendary food and party tunes to the UAE’s Friday brunch scene.
Dubai, UAE, March 5, 2017: Head down to Sho Cho every Friday, where the popular Japanese restaurant hosts one of the UAE’s most happening brunches. Sho cho Dubai devotee looking out over the Arabian Gulf.
Featuring unlimited starters and a choice of four mains, the Friday brunch menu includes new dishes and classic Sho Cho favorites such as the legendary Rock Shrimp Tempura, Shima Aji Ceviche, calamari salad, Yellow Fin Tuna Tartar, Donburi Black ......read more
Leading UAE FMCG brand crowned winner in the ‘Best Fruit and Vegetable Innovation’ and ‘Best Meat and Poultry Innovation’ categories
Dubai, UAE, March 7th, 2017: Proud recipients of two major awards at the Gulfood 2017, the Albatha Group’s division - Global Food Industries - was recognised for their exemplary efforts toward healthy innovation.
Held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the 22nd edition of the world’s largest annual food industry exhibition convened over 5,000 local, regional and international exhibitors. Global Food ......read more
Dubai, 4th March, 2017: During its 21st season, Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, has brought in the global street food trend to its destination and is now offering its guests a unique international street food experience.
Global Village’s Kiosk Street has become a go-to hub for local and international foodies. From Mediterranean to East Asian, Global Village Kiosk Street is hosting 30 food outlets representing more than 30 of the most popular international cuisines.
Taking authenticity to a new level, Raclette DXB ......read more
The region’s first city dedicated to food and commercial industries, extending over 11 million square feet
Al Mazrouei: the ambitious project is Economic Vision of Sharjah under the prudent leadership of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi.
The mega project is part of the authority’s endeavor and commitment to develop its services and take a quantum leap forward.
The project will attract investors and encourage business community to expand their existing projects to enjoy more rewarding returns.
Highly-prized area dedicated to importing/ ......read more
Introduces Simply Sufi range of ready-to-cook and fully cooked chicken products. Traditional flavours and unique recipes to tickle the Asian taste buds.
Convenience and increasing number of working population to drive the category growth
Available at a Safeer, Nesto, Pakistan Super Markets and Union Co-op amongst others.
Brand to hit Lulu Hypermarkets and Carrefour stores soon.
March 2, 2017; Dubai, UAE: A household name in Pakistan and amongst the top 5 business conglomerates of the country, Sufi Group of Companies has now launched its popular Simply Sufi range of ......read more
Brexit presents new opportunities for food producers from Wales at Gulfood
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017: From famous lamb, to meat alternatives or gold-flaked marmalade, food producers from Wales are out in force at Gulfood 2017 to show what they can offer the world as they prepare for business post-Brexit.
With Britain preparing to leave the European Union in the coming months, UK businesses are seeking to explore new opportunities. The UAE is already a key market for Welsh food and beverage producers, but with 80 per cent of exports currently going to the EU, Gulfood represents ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017: ICONS Coffee Couture, a fashion and lifestyle coffee shop chain, offering indulgence the healthier way, continuous it’s expansion around the GCC with its newest branch opening at iconic Guinness Record winning Cayan Tower in Dubai Marina in collaboration with LivNordic Spa and Wellness, Cayan Hospitality with further outlets following all over UAE, KSA, Bahrain and Qatar. The coffee shop provides a flawless blend of fashion and food for those seeking healthier alternatives to their favourite delights.
The official launch was attended by social media ......read more
Global Gulfood launch bags signature orders from KSA and Turkey
Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2017: Jordanian food technologist and food production company owner Khaled Kasih is celebrating a 15-year dream realised at Gulfood 2017, the world’s largest annual food event which runs at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday night (March 2), with the launch of a 100% natural and gluten-free hummus range that has a shelf life of up to 18 months.
Khaled, who owns and runs Amman’s Kasih Food Production Co. has developed the technology which now produces, what he claims is ......read more