Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2018: We’re only a few days away from November and Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! Whether you like to celebrate the season of gratitude with your family and friends or simply enjoy having a turkey dinner around this time of year, Tub of Butter has got you covered with a month full of activities including turkey and pie baking masterclasses, a deliciously prepared turkey dinner to go and corporate offerings too.
If you love to cook and wish to hone your culinary skills, then why not sign up for one of Tub of Butters’ Thanksgiving Cooking Masterclasses with the talented in-house chefs . You can learn to roast the perfect turkey or make a fabulous pie just in time for the holiday season.
Alternatively, if you’re pressed for time and want to enjoy Thanksgiving in the ......read more
The luscious street food brunch offers 65 mouth-watering delights that is certain to leave you drooling
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 13th October 2018: If you’ve been to India, one thing that would never miss your eye is the scrumptious roadside delights. And to ensure that you don’t just reminisce the mouth-watering delights, Bar Baar, the city’s latest social hub and gastropub located at Majestic Hotel, Bur Dubai introduces the new ‘Thela Baar Brunch’- aka cart-driven street food, perfect to give your taste buds a kick!
Promising to be a vegetarian and non-vegetarian street-food paradise, the tantalizing delights at the ‘Thela Baar Brunch’ will be available every Friday between 1:00 to 4:00 pm starting from AED 99 (Food only). Lovers of spirits can avail the brunch at ......read more
The honour comes in light of Union Coop’s active participation in the National Summer Training Program
Dubai, UAE, October 11, 2018: Retail Pioneer, Union Coop was honoured today 11 October 2018 by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) for its contribution towards the National Summer Training Program, under names such as Wajahni and Tamkeen. The awarding ceremony was held at Godolphin Hall, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Dubai.
Among the attendees were His Excellency Nasser Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Her Excellency Jameela Al Muhairi, Minister of State for Public Education.
Mr. TARIQ ALHOSANI, Emiratization and Recruitment Section Head in HRED at Union coop, who received the award on behalf of Union Coop said, “From July 15 to August 16 2018, we ......read more
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 11 October 2018: Provacuno, Spain’s largest agro-food inter-professional Association that represents 85% of the Beef sector in the country is all set to introduce Spanish Beef in the UAE. As part of a programme called ‘What a Wonderful European Beef’ from the European Union, Provacuno is hosting several high profile events in October to create awareness about Spanish beef. Provacuno was also the platinum sponsor of the Spanish National Day Dinner, hosted by the Embassy of Spain and the Spanish Business Council held on October 10, 2018 at Fairmont Hotel Abu Dhabi. The gala event was attended by Ambassador of Spain, H.E. Antonio Alvarez Barthe, government officials, diplomats, media and influencers.
Backed by the European Union and the Spanish government, Provacuno intends ......read more
The Italian Trade Agency will support Italian producers to celebrate the finest Italian ingredients and authentic cuisine
Dubai, UAE, Dubai, 10 October 2018: The Italian Trade Agency (ITA), together with the Embassy of Italy to the UAE and the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai, is getting ready to celebrate Italy’s best ingredients, producers, authentic Italian cuisine and traditions in the Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World, which returns to the UAE for the third year in a row.
A number of events and activities will be hosted during this extended celebration starting on 25 October lasting for one month until 25 November, to profile the growing number of Italian producers successfully exporting their authentic Italian ingredients to the UAE.
Gianpaolo Bruno, ......read more
Online food delivery company Kibsons stay ahead of the game with a wider selection of vegan delights now available to their customers
Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018: Whether you are currently following a vegan diet or are looking to make the change soon, or even if you are just looking to tweak your present eating habits and enjoy an overall healthier lifestyle, Kibsons are here to help with an even bigger selection of vegan items to add to their already impressive product range.
With vegan items available that you are sure to love all day, take your pick from a delectable array of dairy-free cream cheese, coconut butter and nut-milk yogurts to name but a few. These exciting additions are creamy, nutritious and delicious and will be sure to delight the vegan community, with great prices and prompt, free ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 04, 2018: H.E. Mr Ian Halliday, who has very recently taken over as Consul General of Australia to Dubai visited Al Maya Group’s flagship Supermarket in Dubai. This is H.E. Mr Ian Halliday’s first visit to the Supermarket.
Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group welcomed H.E. Mr Ian Halliday to Al Maya Supermarket. During the interaction with Consul General, Mr Kamal Vachani introduced Al Maya Group and its activities to H.E. He informed the Consul General about the products available from the Australia at the Al Maya Supermarkets and also the brands being distributed by Al Maya Group from Australia.
Consul General of Australia mentioned during the visit to Al Maya Supermarket that I am very much impressed with Al Maya Group’s activities and happy that a large ......read more
Visit France’s grand pavilion at Gulfhost which will be accessible from Sheikh Saeed Hall 2 from October 30th to November 1st at the Dubai World Trade Center.
Meet the French fine and specialty foods suppliers at the Specialty Food Festival in Hall 3.
Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018: Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be taking center stage at Gulfhost and the Specialty Food Festival with 2 large pavilions exhibiting products of over 40 companies. Top industrial catering and hospitality companies from France will be showcasing their premium ranges of food service equipment and fine foods. Visitors will have the chance to meet company leaders who will reveal products and know-how and create opportunities to develop business with their Emirati ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 01, 2018: Starbucks brings back its seasonal favorite Pumpkin Spice Latte and Frappuccino to its stores across Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Capturing the attention of coffee enthusiasts, the Pumpkin Spice Latte is an exquisite blend of the most recognizable autumn scents and flavors. Featuring cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and pumpkin pie spices, all expertly combined into one delicious espresso drink topped with sweetened whipped cream, this hand-crafted drink turns the autumn days into warm and cozy life moments.
Union Coop received the Dubai Chamber Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Label 2018 for the Sixth year in a row on Sunday.
Dubai, UAE, October 01, 2018: The Dubai Chamber CSR Label recognised the notable efforts of Union Coop in the field of corporate social responsibility and its commitment to developing its practices in the respective field. The event was also a celebration of the Union Coop initiatives that supported vital sectors via social and environmental initiatives and activities.
The CSR Label certificate was received by Mr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing Department at Union Coop from H.E. Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Dubai Chamber. In order to honour the winners, Dubai Chamber held an official event at its premises.The event was attended by Mrs. Dareen Jamal Awida the Deputy ......read more
Union Coop organized a ‘meet n’ greet’ tour with veteran cricket legends ‘Mr. Wasim Akram’ and ‘Mr. Mohammad Azharuddin’ on September 27th 2018, Thursday, as a part of consumer happiness initiative
Dubai, UAE, September 29, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ organized a unique ‘meet n’ greet’ tour for their consumers in their ‘Etihad Mall’ and ‘Al Barsha’ Mall, Dubai respectively. Veteran cricket legends ‘Mr. Wasim Akram’ and ‘Mr. Mohammad Azharuddin’ welcomed their fans during the visit and attended a press conference, wherein they answered press and audience questions.
Speaking about the event, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said, “Mr. Wasim Akram and Mr. ......read more
Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 to put industry’s ‘Future in Focus’
Dubai, UAE – 29 September, 2018: The fifth edition of Gulfood Manufacturing will highlight a host of international breakthrough technologies set to reshape the region’s food processing and supply industry as it races to meet seismic changes in consumer demand and drive 4th industrial revolution efficiency to heighten competitiveness.
The new technology drivers - from micro-conveyor systems for small producers, sensor-based sorting machines and integrated analytical post-harvest systems, to production optimised software and digital automisation solutions - will be on show at the Middle East’s biggest food and beverage processing industry event, which runs at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from November ......read more
Everything you need to know about the upcoming German themed event
Dubai, UAE: September 27, 2018: If you can’t make it to Munich this season, then do not worry as the popular bakery-bistro Brothaus will be bringing you the next best thing here in Dubai. Officially launching on September 22nd until October 31st, the team will be welcoming you for delicious delights that are prepared by their culinary team to give you a true German experience.
One can feast on Münchener Weisswurste (white sausages), and Apfelstrudel (Apple Strudel) just to name a few and to add to the occasion, there will be the most popular brands of German beers on offer too!
The Brothaus tent offers a wonderful Bavarian feel, a play of blue and white drapes hanging from the ceiling, making it the perfect setting to celebrate with family ......read more
Dubai, 24 September 2018: There’s a brand new online one-stop-shop in town looking to satisfy all your carnivorous cravings - CarniStore, part butcher part smokehouse, is taking orders and gearing up for the UAE’s long-awaited BBQ season.
Created by a pair of hardcore meat lovers, CarniStore promises to send its customers into meat-sweat overload with just the click of a mouse. The new website www.carnistore.com allows users to scan through a wide variety of raw butchery products, rubs, marinades and a selection of hot and ready to eat smokehouse products and cooked sides.
Promising ethically raised meats sourced from farms across Australia and the United States, with no exposure to hormones or antibiotics, CarniStore gives its customers an endless list of raw beef, chicken, lamb and turkey cuts to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2018: Meats with red wine and fish with white. While this age-old dictum may give you pairing confidence, for a flawless foodie experience, it may be wiser to let the experts take the reins. With true love for the bounty of the sea, and a heartfelt understanding of marrying seafood with wine, Evan Workman takes position as Head Sommelier at Pierchic.
Bitten by the wine bug early on, American-born Evan started his career as Beverage Director/ Sommelier in 2003 working with three separate restaurants; BLT Fish, Fish Shack and Private Dining, in New York. Quickly gaining an understanding of tastings, pairing, selecting, and discussing wines for seated dinners and cocktail parties, Evan moved to Maslow 6 Wine Shop & Wine Bar, New York, followed by a two-year stint at Grace Bay Club.
His ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 03, 2018: Parent rejoice as throughout September your little ones can dine for FREE at all Carluccio’s across the UAE. For any adult main meal purchased, kids can tuck into a menu of three courses including bread and veg sticks to start, pizza and pastas for main and ice cream or cake for dessert. Don’t forget the brand new outlet located at the Springs Souk in Dubai and check the website for ongoing promotions including cooking classes and free birthday pizza!
Availability: Every day in September. Sunday to Thursday only.
Ts and Cs:
One children’s menu will be free with every adult main meal purchased
Applicable for children 11 years and under
Union Coop offers short and flexible working hours to its employees so that they can accompany their children on the first day of their school
Dubai, UAE, September 02, 2018: As a part of its ‘Employee Happiness’ and Wellbeing initiative, Union Coop becomes the first private enterprise to offer flexible working hours to its staff to escort their children to school. This comes in line with the National Happiness Program and Quality life Initiative ‘Back to School’.
Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratisation Department, Union Coop said: “In line with the directives of our great government, Union Coop have decided to offer flexible working hours to the parent staffs at Union Coop. Therefore, they will be able to be with their children on the first day of their school ......read more
Company reveals product line expansion with launch of new offerings
Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2018: Award-winning Global Food Industries (GFI), a world-class value-added frozen food manufacturing company and part of Albatha Holding, continues to maintain its market leadership as the first ever Emirati company to produce a diverse range of award-winning tasty and natural healthy food products. The company's Healthy Farm brand, a range of nutritious food products that have no added monosodium glutamate (MSG), no mechanically deboned meat, no trans-fats, no sugars, no food fillers, no food colouring and no gluten, was developed to cater to the increasing number of consumers in search for a very unique tasting, healthy and nutrition-packed food options amidst a fast-paced lifestyle. Due to its growing popularity, the company has ......read more
Move to enable retail pioneer to serve the community better and expand its reach
Dubai, UAE, August 27, 2018: Retail pioneer Union Coop signed an investment contract with Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), to establish a commercial center worth an estimated AED94.442 million.
The investment contract was signed by Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi, Deputy CEO for Operations and Client Affairs at DSOA and Mr. Khalid Humaid bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop, in the presence of Eng. Madiya Al Marri, Director of the Properties and Projects Division, and Mohammed Al Marri, Director of the Business Development Section at the Properties and Projects Division at Union Coop.
Speaking about this new development, Dr. Al Matrooshi said: “In line with its efforts to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 27, 2018: Join Top Chef this weekend to embark on a delicious journey of fun and creativity. With a wonderful team of professionals one can gain hands on experience into various culinary delights prepared by your own hands.
‘Let’s brunch’ is on Friday the 31st of August priced at AED 315 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Create the perfect brunch delights from handmade Chorizo Gnocchi with Creamy Mushrooms Sauce to Lemon & Raspberry Tart with Burnt Meringue. This class will help you to unleash those magic fingers.
‘Breakfast class’ on the 1st of September is priced at AED 210 at 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
Learn how to stir, blend and whisk while enjoying the enticing aromas of straight-out-the-oven French tortes and freshly brewed coffee.
Since the beginning of the year 2018, Union Coop has spent more than 115 Million Dirhams on several Consumer Happiness initiatives and promotions
Dubai, UAE, August 27, 2018: The popular retail name ‘Union Coop’ announced recently that it has spent more than AED 114, 743, 000 in form of 40 plus promotion campaigns, to delight the customers, since the beginning of the year until the end of July. Out of the mentioned figure, a total of 75 million were allocated towards the price reduction of more than 15, 000 basic food and consumer products during the holy month of Ramadan. Moreover, Union Coop as always reserved a specific budget towards the support and service of the community to serve the country’s socio-economic goals.
Mr. Suhail Al Bastaki, Director of Happiness and Marketing Department at Union ......read more
The LA Based Italian joint has announced an irresistible offer to celebrate the launch of its new online delivery app
The brand has also unveiled its new Loyalty Plan to stimulate online sales
August 16, 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates: To celebrate the launch of its new online ordering app, 800 DEGREES NEAPOLITAN PIZZERIA, an Italian concept originating from L.A. has announced an irresistible offer for all pizza lovers. On every new download of the ‘800 Degrees’ app, customers will receive 2 medium Margherita pizzas absolutely free on minimum order of AED 50 purchased through the app.
This tempting offer can be availed from August 15-31, 2018. The Italian joint, popular for its traditional Neapolitan pizzas, recently launched its new app to strengthen its own online delivery ......read more
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
800 DEGREES introduces a range of baked starters and mains to its delectable menu
The new additions include a baked sizzling lamb shank called Agnello Al Forno, an Atlantic Cod Bacalla Acqua Pazza poached in soupy fish broth, a baked chicken with fresh cooked vegetables in the Pollo Al Forno, and a crispy and delicious Chicken Tikka Pizza
A franchise chain from L.A. with a traditional Napoli concept, 800 DEGREES has outlets open in Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira, City Centre Me’aisem , Burjuman, Dubai Marina-Park Island, RiverlandTM Dubai, in Dubai Parks and ......read more
Come and treat your taste buds to the delightful flavours of the world at Lulu.
See how delicacies and specialties are made at the live cooking demonstration.
Grab a taste at the sampling stations. Enjoy big discounts and amazing offers on ready to eat items, pastries, bread, fresh food products and more.
The Lulu Food Festival began a few days ago and will continue until the end of the month.
Lulu’s New Achievements
In February 2017 Deloitte in Annual Global Retailers Report has ranked Lulu Group as the top retailer in the Middle East and ......read more
In presence of a number of stars such as the star Walid Tawfic , the Star Abdullah Bel Khair ,the star Aryam and the icon of beauty Joelle Mardinian and a lot of high society activist ,influencers and media coverage , Sababa Lounge opened in Four Season Resort and hotel , Jumaira Dubai.
March 20, 2017- Following its successful collaboration last year, Dhofar Global, a leading supplier of hygiene care products in the Middle East, has once again renewed its ties with the Mawaheb from Beautiful People. The company recently visited the art studio for adults with special needs located in Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood to engage in fun activities as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) program to bring meaningful changes in the lives of people with disabilities.
The activities kicked off with a dance program by student artists from the Mawaheb from ......read more
Easter isn’t Easter without a Hot Cross Bun, and this year Marks & Spencer has its biggest range yet which will leave your family truly spoilt for choice!
With a delicious and inventive selection of hot cross buns to choose from – including new M&S flavours such as Chocolate Orange and Cranberry and Orange, as well as the classic favourites – Kentish Bramley Apple and Toffee Fudge & Belgian Chocolate; Marks & Spencer are certainly spoiling your taste buds, this Easter!
Our 4 Luxury Hot Cross buns, flavoured with mixed spice, nutmeg and cinnamon, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and official airline partner of Taste of Hong Kong, crowned Eric Räty, from Café Gray Deluxe, winner of the Taste the World competition in Hong Kong on 18 March 2017.
The Taste the World award is presented to the chef who best epitomises Etihad Airways’ food philosophy, which aims to provide remarkable culinary experiences throughout the entire guest journey. Each chef entry was independently judged by a panel which comprised an Etihad Airways inflight chef, a Taste expert ......read more
Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu Featuring For the First Time an Incredible Array of Grilled Dishes, Sizzlers and Traditional Favorites
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: For years Filipino cuisine has been predicted to be the next “it” food and here in Dubai, there’s no better place to experience this than Max’s Restaurant.
The popular Filipino restaurant has just launched a new menu, conceptualized by new executive chef Enrique Suarez, which features for the first time, grilled dishes, sizzlers, seafood and Pinoy favorites like Adobo, Sisig, ......read more
Week-long celebration of most important meal of the day to run from 14th – 20th March with freebies up for grabs for early risers
Dubai, 13th March, 2017: Famous for being the most important meal of the day, McDonald’s UAE will be celebrating the brilliance of breakfast by making its most popular breakfast items available around the clock for a full week, starting tomorrow.
Running from 14th – 20th March 2017, National Breakfast Week is the first time breakfast enthusiasts in the UAE have the extended opportunity to enjoy iconic McMuffins ......read more
Yoplait also leads the Kids’ Yogurt segment with 43.4 % value share
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 11, 2017: Yoplait – part of the Abu Dhabi-based Agthia Group’s Consumer product portfolio – has significantly reinforced its position as a key player in the UAE value-added yogurt market (defined as the aggregate of non-plain yogurt products).
With a value-share jump from 10.3 % to 11.1% in the fruit yogurt segment and from 35.8% to 43.4% in the Kids’ yogurt segment, Yoplait has become the fastest growing brand amongst the top-ten players in the value-added ......read more
International celebrity chefs Michel Roux Jr, Luke Thomas, Joshua Stanzl, Eric Lanlard, Reza Mahammad, Gary Rhodes, Mohammad Orfali, Suzanne Husseini, Aldo Zilli and Jenny Morris celebrated the 10th anniversary of Taste of Dubai
Tickets are on sale via www.tasteofdubaifestival.com
9 March 2017 - Dubai, UAE: International celebrity chefs have gathered at The St. Regis, Habtoor City Dubai to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Taste of Dubai, the UAE’s favorite food, drink and music festival.
International celebrity chefs Michel Roux Jr, Luke Thomas, Joshua ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 9 March, 2017– Nature offers a wide range of unexpected ingredients that provides people with unique benefits that will help address their beauty and haircare needs. Vatika, one of the leading hair care brands in the region, has always been committed to exploring innovative natural ingredients for its range of products, and as such has introduced its new Vatika Shampoos and Conditioners with carefully hand-picked new ingredients: Egg, Henna, Olive and Black Olive.
These natural-based formulations provide distinct and unparalleled hair care benefits. The Egg Shampoo ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017: Godiva is proud to announce the launch of its stylish limited edition Spring Collection. Beautifully capturing the spirit of rejuvenation, joy and celebration associated with the season, the whimsical Spring Collection is the perfect gift for Easter and Mother’s Day.
Curated with passion and precision by Godiva’s team of creative and culinary experts, the Spring Collection features iconic Godiva pieces as well as fun chocolate novelties and keepsakes. And as a nod to the uplifting spirit of the spring season, the collection’s ......read more
Featuring 110 companies from 27 countries
Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 7th March 2017: His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, inaugurated today the 9th edition of the Dubai Drink Technology Expo, which is held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 7-9 March 2017. Al Qamzi was accompanied by a number of officials, specialists, and keynote speakers from the beverage technology industry in the UAE and the region.
Al Qamzi toured the exhibition area where he was introduced to the latest ......read more
Healthy lifestyle leads to growth of healthy eating
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 6th March 2017: Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre (DHTC) has launched a new food and beverage concept named Eat well, the first science-based nutrition and sustainable eatery in Dubai with gluten and sugar free dishes. It prides itself in recognition of its nutritious, environmentally sustainable operation and menu.
Eat well is a health-conscious and Wellness Chef inspired concept with a culinary nutritionist menu catering to all pallets, from vegetables, legumes, meat and fish. It also offers a ......read more
Japanese institution brings picture-perfect views, legendary food and party tunes to the UAE’s Friday brunch scene.
Dubai, UAE, March 5, 2017: Head down to Sho Cho every Friday, where the popular Japanese restaurant hosts one of the UAE’s most happening brunches. Sho cho Dubai devotee looking out over the Arabian Gulf.
Featuring unlimited starters and a choice of four mains, the Friday brunch menu includes new dishes and classic Sho Cho favorites such as the legendary Rock Shrimp Tempura, Shima Aji Ceviche, calamari salad, Yellow Fin Tuna Tartar, Donburi Black ......read more
Leading UAE FMCG brand crowned winner in the ‘Best Fruit and Vegetable Innovation’ and ‘Best Meat and Poultry Innovation’ categories
Dubai, UAE, March 7th, 2017: Proud recipients of two major awards at the Gulfood 2017, the Albatha Group’s division - Global Food Industries - was recognised for their exemplary efforts toward healthy innovation.
Held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the 22nd edition of the world’s largest annual food industry exhibition convened over 5,000 local, regional and international exhibitors. Global Food ......read more
Dubai, 4th March, 2017: During its 21st season, Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, has brought in the global street food trend to its destination and is now offering its guests a unique international street food experience.
Global Village’s Kiosk Street has become a go-to hub for local and international foodies. From Mediterranean to East Asian, Global Village Kiosk Street is hosting 30 food outlets representing more than 30 of the most popular international cuisines.
Taking authenticity to a new level, Raclette DXB ......read more
The region’s first city dedicated to food and commercial industries, extending over 11 million square feet
Al Mazrouei: the ambitious project is Economic Vision of Sharjah under the prudent leadership of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi.
The mega project is part of the authority’s endeavor and commitment to develop its services and take a quantum leap forward.
The project will attract investors and encourage business community to expand their existing projects to enjoy more rewarding returns.
Highly-prized area dedicated to importing/ ......read more
Introduces Simply Sufi range of ready-to-cook and fully cooked chicken products. Traditional flavours and unique recipes to tickle the Asian taste buds.
Convenience and increasing number of working population to drive the category growth
Available at a Safeer, Nesto, Pakistan Super Markets and Union Co-op amongst others.
Brand to hit Lulu Hypermarkets and Carrefour stores soon.
March 2, 2017; Dubai, UAE: A household name in Pakistan and amongst the top 5 business conglomerates of the country, Sufi Group of Companies has now launched its popular Simply Sufi range of ......read more
Brexit presents new opportunities for food producers from Wales at Gulfood
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017: From famous lamb, to meat alternatives or gold-flaked marmalade, food producers from Wales are out in force at Gulfood 2017 to show what they can offer the world as they prepare for business post-Brexit.
With Britain preparing to leave the European Union in the coming months, UK businesses are seeking to explore new opportunities. The UAE is already a key market for Welsh food and beverage producers, but with 80 per cent of exports currently going to the EU, Gulfood represents ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017: ICONS Coffee Couture, a fashion and lifestyle coffee shop chain, offering indulgence the healthier way, continuous it’s expansion around the GCC with its newest branch opening at iconic Guinness Record winning Cayan Tower in Dubai Marina in collaboration with LivNordic Spa and Wellness, Cayan Hospitality with further outlets following all over UAE, KSA, Bahrain and Qatar. The coffee shop provides a flawless blend of fashion and food for those seeking healthier alternatives to their favourite delights.
The official launch was attended by social media ......read more
Global Gulfood launch bags signature orders from KSA and Turkey
Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2017: Jordanian food technologist and food production company owner Khaled Kasih is celebrating a 15-year dream realised at Gulfood 2017, the world’s largest annual food event which runs at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday night (March 2), with the launch of a 100% natural and gluten-free hummus range that has a shelf life of up to 18 months.
Khaled, who owns and runs Amman’s Kasih Food Production Co. has developed the technology which now produces, what he claims is ......read more
World’s largest food exhibition recognises creative industry leaders in grand ceremony
Dubai, UAE, 28 February 2017: Gulfood 2017, the 22nd edition of the world’s largest annual food industry exhibition, has crowned its Innovation Awards winners at a glittering ceremony held at the Conrad Hotel.
The Innovation Awards, sponsored by Al Dahra, recognise and honour new and improved innovations and technologies being adopted by the 5,000 local, regional and international exhibitors participating at the 1,000,000-square foot exhibition running at Dubai World ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: Gulfood 2017, the 22nd edition of the world’s largest food and beverage trade platform, has rubberstamped its standing as a true industry weathervane and innovation laboratory.
Right across the 1,000,000 square foot show, which runs until Thursday 2 March at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), up to 90,000 food professionals from 150 countries are absorbing tens of thousands of products being promoted by 5,000 exhibitors from 120 countries.
With more than 2,000 exhibiting newcomers at the world-renowned exhibition, this year’s event ......read more
Tech breakthrough sees natural herbal beverages muscle in on conventional soft drinks
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: Five years of investment in hi-tech R&D came to fruition for Turkey’s Meyania drinks at Gulfood 2017, the world’s largest annual food event running at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday night.
The company’s ground-breaking 100 per cent natural and sugar-free liquorice-based drinks – the first of their kind – scooped the show’s inaugural ‘Visitors’ Choice’ award with its Mysus range that reigned ......read more
Offering those that experience lactose intolerance the ability to enjoy the goodness of dairy
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: NZMP, the global ingredients brand of Fonterra, has launched NZMP Low Lactose Instant Whole Milk Powder (IWMP). This new ingredient has less than 2% lactose and allows consumer milk powder manufacturers to capitalise on the increasing consumer demand for low lactose foods.
Santiago Aon, General Manager Middle East for NZMP, says “We developed our Low Lactose ingredient so customers can provide a premium dairy nutrition solution to consumers ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: The New Atkins Lifestyle has launched a delicious low carb, low sugar Fudge Caramel bar in the UAE. The Fudge Caramel bar makes for satisfying ‘elevenses’ or afternoon snack and is perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth.
Scrumptious and satisfying, yet low in sugar and carb treats are hard to come by, but with new tasty addition in the Atkins range, choosing a healthier option couldn’t be easier.
Why not indulge in a not so naughty nibble with the new Atkins Fudge Caramel bar. With 55% less carbohydrates than regular fudge ......read more
Dubai’s ESMA hosts Global Halal Industry Platform as part of Gulfood programme
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: The global food industry needs to make fundamental shifts in its operations to advance food safety worldwide, the Global Halal Industry Platform held in Dubai today has heard.
The Platform, organised by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Meteorogy (ESMA) and part of the educational programme of Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food event running at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday night, heard the transformation call from ......read more
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