experience a culinary exploration at KIZA Restaurant & Lounge
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 17, August 2019: Business over lunch? Absolutely! Food is an essential combo to sustain our ever-evolving culture of doing business. KIZA Restaurant & Lounge at DIFC launches Business Lunch to cater to corporate executives across busy commercial districts.
This fine dining Pan African restaurant creates a menu that transcends African culinary experience; it evokes comfort and satisfaction with every bite. From 12noon to 4pm, Sunday to Thursday, KIZA serves a well-crafted combination of one starter, main course and a beverage, all for just AED 40. Within 20 minutes, lunch is ready and served. Using quality ingredients and traditional techniques, great care is taken crafting every dish to ......read more
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah
Address: Anajaimat - Dibba Rd - Fujairah
Phone: 09 244 9000
Fujairah’s famous surf-and-turf restaurant is ready to perk up your summer
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15, August 2019: Soak in summer days with golden sand, blue waters and tasty eats at Gonu Bar & Grill, Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort’s popular beach-front restaurant. Combining its much-loved seafood with exotic flavours, diners at Gonu can enjoy a plateful of seafood paella, for just AED 40! Prepared with traditional ingredients and loaded with the finest selection of crustaceans, and assorted shellfish, the fragrant paella promises an indulgent Friday lunch at Gonu.
With recommended grape or hops pairing, for AED 60, and the ultimate serving of seafood paella, the culinary ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 14, August 2019: When Marks & Spencer launched its first ever vegan-friendly line – Plant Kitchen earlier this year, which included scrumptious Cauliflower Popcorn, Tikka Masala & Rice, Mushroom Pie, as well as Green Apple and Peanut Butter Dip, shoppers went crazy for it.
Now, due to such popular demand, the range has been increased to include a selection of new products, including hearty, Mexican-inspired vegan burgers to sausages, meat-free nuggets to falafel, dahl to stew, coleslaw to quinoa rice, wholegrain and Edamame to Moroccan style grains, as well as delicious dairy-free milks. Whether shoppers are going veggie, avoiding meat and dairy, or simply enjoy incorporating more plant-based foods into their diet, the new Marks & Spencer Plant Kitchen vegan range makes ......read more
Complimentary drinks and dining discounts until 31 August
Dubai, 6 August 2019: Fancy a fun night out with the girls? Let your hair down at the perfect Ladies’ Nights at The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah, every week night until 31 August.
Enjoy diverse cuisines, complimentary drinks and dining discounts at 13 participating venues from Monday to Thursday (all prices include VAT):
• Ena: original Greek cuisine in a contemporary setting offering three free beverages and 15 per cent off food, 7 pm to 12 midnight;
• Kyo: fresh flavours of Japan offering four complimentary drinks, 8 pm to 11 pm.
• Chalet Berezka: epicurean taste adventure with a Social Harbour offering five complimentary drinks, ......read more
• Madrooba, balaleet, and saloona on board the International Space Station
• AlMansoori organises Emirati cultural night for astronauts aboard the International Space Station
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 06, August 2019: The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) announced that Hazzaa AlMansoori, the UAE’s first astronaut to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on September 25, will host a traditional Emirati food night at the station. AlMansoori will be dressed in the traditional Emirati clothes, and will offer his fellow astronauts will be offered three Emirati foods; madrooba, saloona, and balaleet. The event will be the first of its kind, and for the first time they would taste the Arab cuisine, especially the Khaleeji cuisine, in a non-gravitational ......read more
01 August, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Located by the spell-binding shores of Dubai Creek, Doors Freestyle Grill, the ultimate lifestyle dining experience, is all set for a royal feast that encapsulates the spirit of Eid Al Adha by encouraging diners to give back to the society.
To make this occasion truly special for everyone, Doors Freestyle Grill is giving you an opportunity to indulge for a good cause. Unlike a regular decadent Eid buffet, Doors Freestyle Grill will be serving only an a la carte menu throughout the four days of Eid. Diners will be entitled to receive an exclusive 15%, giving them the option to either utilize it themselves or to donate that amount to charity.
Commenting on the initiation of this noble collaboration, the Head Chef at Doors Freestyle Grill, Chef Kemal said, “It is imperative to keep the ......read more
** Enjoy another special evening at BFF with a selection of the finest South African food and drinks, Live DJ and more! **
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 01, August 2019: Join BFF on Friday 9th August for an evening of South African fun as the venue celebrates all things fun and flavoursome from this fabulous country!
From 6:00pm onwards, you can take advantage of some unbelievable offers starting with 10 drinks for just AED200! Choose from South African specials such as Klippes & Cola, Savanna Dry, Savanna Light, Springbokkies and Melktertjies.
Savour every bit of BFF's traditional South African offerings with gastro-delights including Wors Pap En Sous, Lamb Potjie and Buffalo Burger. For dessert you can enjoy a sharing dish of Melktert.
Special guest, DJ ......read more
Shake Shack’s Newest Limited-Edition Offerings to Debut in the UAE on Tuesday, July 30
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28, July 2019: Cheesy does it! Shake Shack is excited to reveal its latest limited-edition menu, available beginning Tuesday, July 30 across all UAE Shacks.
New additions to the menu include CheddarShack - a hamburger made with a 100% all-natural Angus beef patty, topped with Shack cheddar cheese sauce and pieces of veal bacon and Cheddar Chicken - a crispy chicken breast, topped with Shack cheddar cheese sauce and pieces of veal bacon.
Hot dog lovers can enjoy the Veal Bacon Cheddar Dog - an all-beef hot dog with Shack cheddar cheese sauce and bits of veal bacon, which would go perfectly with the Veal Bacon Cheese Fries - crinkle-cut fries topped with Shack cheese sauce ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: This summer, soak in the breezy vibes of Fujairah’s beaches at its famous, family friendly beach resort, Le Meridien Al Aqah. With the promise of unmatched outdoor adventures and romantic getaways, the iconic beach resort is all set to roll out exciting offers that is sure to spoil you and your partner for choices.
Combining the breath-taking beauty of the UAE’s East coast with Le Méridien Al Aqah’s exquisite offerings, the luxury beach resort’s Summer Stay promotion starts from May 1 till the end of September, in line with Marriott Summer promotions. Taking its offerings a notch higher, Marriott Bonvoy members can enjoy a discount of 25% on room bookings while non-members can avail a 15% discount when booking their room at the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: The agreement gives Arla Foods (“Arla”) the license to use the Kraft® brand for the next 12 years in the Middle East on the cheese portfolio recently acquired by Arla from Mondeléz International.
The markets covered by the license agreement include Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritius, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE, Yemen and the Seychelles.
“We are pleased to reach this agreement with Kraft Heinz. It secures an important continuation of the business we have acquired, which is also good news for the millions of consumers in the region who know and love the Kraft branded cheese products. Combining the Kraft cheese portfolio with our own Puck® range will make us a leader in the cheese category ......read more
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates - 23 June 2019: Domino’s Pizza, the number 1 pizza brand across the world, opened its distinguished store at Mueweilah, Sharjah. The store is located in a residential and university area, and has a huge number of residents and students. The store aims to satisfy the palates of pizza lovers in the neighborhood.
The new store features a refreshingly modern Italian design concept, along with a unique open kitchen to give customers a candid view of their orders being prepared. Every aspect of the store, including the interiors and colors are in line with the vibrant theme, complementing customers' taste and preference. Customers can opt to enjoy their favourite pizzas dining in or at the comfort of their home by just easily ordering at DOMINOS.COM.
Domino's Pizza, the recognised ......read more
Saturday, 15 June 2019: To celebrate the summer season and the return of the hugely popular S’mores Frappuccino, Starbucks commissioned a professional sand sculptor to create a giant Fappuccino cup sculpture made out of sand. Measuring 3 metres in height using X tonnes of sand, the impressive installation was on display at La Mer for one day only, to the amazement of passers-by at the popular beach spot.
Starbucks’ blended beverages started their journey with the launch of a cold, slushy drink made using a soft-swirl machine called the Frappuccino. The idea was to bring in non-coffee drinkers in as new customers in the peak of summer, looking for something cold!
Starbucks is bringing back the S’mores Frappuccino due to popular demand. Inspired by the nostalgic experience of roasting ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 01 June 2019: Latest statistics from Dubai Customs revealed the value of Dubai external trade in Ramadan foodstuff in 1Q 2019, which totalled DH 8.3 billion. These included meats, sugar, vegetables, flour, rice, nuts, bottled water, juice and dates. These weighed around 1.5 million tons.
“Dubai Customs offers the best facilities and customs services to ensure easy access and entry of these foodstuffs without delay and ensure their quality and that they meet the big demand, especially in Ramadan, “says Ahmed Abdul Salam Kazim, Director of Strategy and Corporate Excellence at Dubai Customs.
“We support all government efforts to serve people in the best possible way in fulfilment of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 May 2019: Fethi Khiari, CEO of United Foods Company in the UAE, has joined Emirates Refreshments PJSC Board of Directors.
Emirates Refreshments is a publicly listed company, owner for two major brands in the UAE – Jeema mineral Water, which is the UAE’s premium water bottling company, and O Cola, which offers a range of aerated soft drinks.
Fethi Khiari joins the board with almost three decades of experience translating business initiatives and strategies into results across major projects in the FMCG sector in local and international markets. Khiari holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Institute d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, France. Before moving to Dubai 13 years ago, He worked for Nestle and Chupa Chups in South America, ......read more
Eid Al-Fitr Brunch at Ewaan in Palace Downtown
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 22, 2019: Palace Downtown is welcoming Eid with a sumptuous brunch at its signature restaurant, Ewaan.
Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr with family and friends and enjoy a generous buffet combined with exceptional hospitality of Ewaan. Stretching into the Palace gardens, the Ewaan tent on the terrace reflects the distinctive architectural qualities of the destination itself, creating a unique sense of tradition.
The Arabesque appeal of Ewaan comes alive with a tempting blend of traditional Middle Eastern and international cuisine. The buffet offers a wide range of delicious dishes satisfying all tastes in an elegant setting.
Celebrate the spirit of this festive occasion and create long-lasting memories at one of Dubai’s ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019: With Eid festivities only a fortnight away, celebrate the joyous occasion of Eid al-Fitr at Fujairah’s family-friendly resort, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort.
Enjoy limitless views of the Indian Ocean with a special Eid brunch on all three days of the Eid holidays, from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the beach resort.
Classic brunch priced at AED 199 paired with soft beverages and AED 234 with chilled malts and grapes will feature a selection of palate-tingling appetizers as well as hearty mains and delightful desserts.
Looking to upgrade your trip into staycation? Marriot Bonvoy members booking a stay at the resort’s ‘all-beach facing rooms’ can enjoy a discount of 25% while non-members can avail a 15% discount.
Facilities and Iftar kit availability has been increased due to overwhelming response at Sajaa iftar camp to accommodate a total of 1,14,000 beneficiaries this Ramadan.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds associates with various associations and like – minded organizations this Ramadan to provide Iftar meals & other CSR initiatives.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds continues to devotedly take part & conducts various CSR initiatives this year which was declared as the ‘Year of Tolerance’
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019: Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one among the largest jewellery retailer with 250 stores worldwide has its CSR activities going in full swing in the GCC and Far East region this Ramadan too.
Due to the overwhelming response of its Iftar program ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 15 May 2019: Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih chaired the Consultative Council meeting which was set to discuss means of developing cooperation with the vegetable and fruit sector.
The meeting focused on how this sector can benefit from the enormous advantages and facilities Dubai Customs offers and how to overcome any challenges that may face them.
The meeting was attended by Saed Al Awadi, CEO of Dubai Export Development Corporation (DEDC) and representatives of DP World, Dubai Chamber, Dubai Trade and the Department of Economic Development (DED).
A number of points and suggestions have been discussed in the meeting to develop means of cooperation between Dubai Customs and the vegetable and fruit sector to ensure best results that enable development of vegetable and fruit ......read more
Dubai, UAE; May 13, 2019: As per the latest financial data released by Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium, the GCC region has emerged as a key market for Parmigiano Reggiano exports with exports for 2018 reaching 105.2 tons.
Earlier this year Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium launched a large-scale awareness campaign in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait to educate Arab consumers on the specific characteristics of Parmigiano Reggiano, a cheese that stands out for its selection of the best and 100% natural ingredients and for using the same recipe for one thousand years.
The breakdown of Parmigiano Reggiano exports to GCC region are as follows:
Parmigiano Reggiano Wheels: 11.5 tons
Parmigiano Reggiano Wedges: 92.1 tons
Grated Parmigiano Reggiano: 1.1 tons
Parmigiano Reggiano Snacks: 0.4 tons
Nicola ......read more
Ground-breaking initiative in collaboration with Ministry of Climate Change and Environment leverages A.I. technology to reduce food waste by 72 per cent - or 250,000 meals – across 12 of Emaar’s commercial kitchens, revolutionising food management in the UAE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 08, 2019: Winnow, a London-based start-up, in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and in partnership with Emaar Hospitality Group, has officially launched its new AI-enabled product, Winnow Vision, to revolutionise food waste management in the UAE for the benefit of both businesses and consumers.
The launch follows a proof of concept phase that was launched in March 2019. Since then, the start-up has tested its product across 12 Emaar properties. One of them, the Armani Hotel ......read more
07 May 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE: As the sun sets, gather your friends and family and break your fast at the Cocina Restaurant, Jannah Burj Al Sarab Hotel for an exquisite selection of delightful experiences this Holy Month of Ramadan.
Savor in a mouth-watering Iftar buffet for only AED 110 for adults and AED 55 for kids featuring authentic Arabic and International specialties with a live-cooking station, carving station, Ramadan drinks and desserts for a sweet ending to a sumptuous feast. The Iftar spread will start from sunset till 10 pm, highlighting an extraordinary culinary experience that mingles classical Ramadan favorites with extravaganza blends.
For larger groups wishing for a unique Iftar experience, Jannah Burj Al Sarab Hotel is presenting a special offer for private gatherings. Every group booking of 10 will ......read more
Entice your senses with a showreel of show-stopping delicacies
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 07.5.2019
Doors Freestyle Grill, welcomes Ramadan with an array of Iftar offerings during the holy month. The restaurant invites guests to share the ceremonial breaking of the fast with loved ones in the chic and charming setting overlooking the spellbinding iconic Dubai creek.
From sunset, guests can enjoy a delectable array of Turkish specialities and beverages with a spin, including soulful soups like Lentil soup and Chicken soup with a little twist, vibrant salads like the Eggplant salad and Pomegranate salad. For mains, diners can feast on our signature Beef Kaymak, Lamb Chops, Grilled King Prawns and other melt in the mouth premium meat cuts.
Be sure to leave some room for dessert. Trust us, you do not want to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 05, 2019: Ready, set, action: a world of Nutella is now waiting for you at VOX Cinemas in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates!
Now that Nutella at VOX Cinemas – the Middle East’s most innovative and customer-focused exhibitor – is officially opened, cinema-goers can enjoy the beloved hazelnut spread as part of an array of sweet and savory recipes and grab-and-go options.
The offerings include a slew of delicious treats including pretzels, waffles, Holland pancakes, funnel fries, crepes and lolly waffles.
Movies aficionados can opt to indulge in the sumptuous hazelnut spread while comfortably sitting at one of the many high tables at the Nutella at VOX Cinemas venue or, alternatively, decide to enjoy their order as part of the film-watching ......read more
Levant'ish Restaurant and Sweets in Baghdad street, Al Qusais on 26 April 2019
May 04, 2019 - Dubai, UAE:
Levant'ish is a celebration of the rich culinary heritage of the Levant Region. Levantish will delight you with grills of Syria and Turkey, salads, sandwiches, shawarma of Lebanon, mansaf of Jordan all under one roof in a cozy ambience. Signature dishes of Levant'ish includes Adana Kebab, Iskander Kebab, Halabi kebab, Waraqa Enab with Lamb, Mansaf. The restaurant also serves a fine array of Arabian sweets like kenafah, muhalabiya and awwaamat in addition to a fine selection of cakes and pastries. As a first among the casual dining restaurants in the UAE, Levant'ish serves a 6 course tasting menu starting from just AED 69. A special set menu for Iftar will be offered during the holy month of ......read more
Serving up the wares with a side of coffee
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2019: Launched in 2018, the homegrown brand The Edit is fast-becoming a favourite destination for judicious shoppers with it’s perfect selection of premium ready-to-wear fashion brands, accessories, beauty, home décor and art, that are sourced from all around the world. Not only can guests pop by to treat themselves or loved ones, but the ideal little sanctuary includes an artisanal coffee bar and refreshment parlour allowing guests to take a moment and to just pause, even if it is just for a few moments.
The philosophy behind The Coffee Bar is to support local businesses in the region and to create a community experience for guests to enjoy. The team source the roasted coffee from Al Serkal in Nightjar along with offering organic single-origin ......read more
Held in Dubai earlier today, the ‘Positive Nutrition as Prevention of NCDs: The Traditional Diets and the Mediterranean Model’ conference looked at the effects of simple lifestyle changes on disease risk reduction
UAE, Dubai, 29 January 2019: Organised in Dubai on the occasion of the 44th edition of Arab Health, today’s conference discussed widespread nutrition myths and provided in-depth insight into the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet. It tapped into the diet’s crucial role in the successful prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such ......read more
Asma Restaurant combines love and home cooked food with contemporary twist on regional dishes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 29 January 2019 – Asma Restaurant is now open to welcome its visitors in The Dubai Mall. Initiated by three Emirati sisters whose passion and love for food was passed on from their mother; “Asma”.
The new dining experience excites the taste buds by placing a contemporary twist on Middle Eastern cuisine, bringing the rich flavours of Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt and Syria to food lovers, inspired by the region’s rich ......read more
Take a step out of the ordinary and into a fully immersive culinary adventure at the launch of ‘Don’t Feed The Animals’
MAMA ZONIA Manifesto No8 : Be a Panther, or a Peacock
27th January, 2019, Dubai, UAE: Party animals, it’s time to play. Run wild, let loose and set your senses free at the fiercest brunch in town, “Don’t Feed the Animals” in MAMA ZONIA from 1pm-4pm every Friday.
An interactive and unruly brunch like no other. Guests at MAMA ZONIA will take a step out of the ordinary and into a fully immersive adventure where ......read more
Celebrating strong, independent women in true Amazonian warrior style
Mama Zonia Manifesto No 2: Eat Well, Drink Up
23rd January, Dubai, UAE: Ladies of the concrete jungle, it’s time to let your inner goddess roam wild at Dubai Marina’s hottest new ladies night in MAMA ZONIA, the tropical chic restaurant inspired by the spirit of the Amazon.
Every Tuesday ‘GLAMAZON’ ladies night celebrates strong, independent women unafraid of pushing boundaries and challenging the status quo. From 6pm-1am every Tuesday, all GLAMAZON ladies receive ......read more
The project aims at increasing the market demand for the PDO cheese in the Gulf countries
The Consortium presents a new advertising campaign aimed at educating the difference between real Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and generic ‘Parmesan’
Dubai, UAE; January 22, 2019– The Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium has launched a large-scale awareness campaign in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait. The initiative is part of a multi-year investment plan that aims at developing the market potential in the Gulf region for Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
The ......read more
Region’s health, wellness & free-from food sales to rise 7 per cent by 2023, says Euromonitor
Dubai, UAE – 21January, 2019: Major new healthy food launches are being lined up by exhibitors at Gulfood – the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition – which marks its 24th edition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from February 17-21, 2019.
Buoyed by a significant trend in mindful eating, exhibitors are preparing to launch new products - many of which are free from gluten and dairy - with significant health and wellness ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019: Due to the consolidation of bilateral relations between United Arab Emirates and Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan House Dubai held a successful grand opening ceremony on January 15, 2019 at the Mall Jumeirah, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of the Economic of the United Arab Emirates and Shaheen Mustafayev, Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan, as well as VIP personalities, Media Celebrities and Social Media Bloggers.
Azerbaijan had established the Office of Trade Representative, Embassy of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019: Not your ordinary sushi, here comes Doors signature- Beef sushi. If you are a beef lover then this thin beef slices filled with special crunchy potato chips, sauces, avocado and cucumber is worth having.
This slow-cooked Smoked Beef tenderloin Sushi roll is a delicious combination of flavour with fresh vegetables and soya enhanced with Tulum cheese, pistachio and toasted sesame seeds.
Where- DOORS Freestyle Grill Al Seef St. Dubai
Time- 1pm - 1am
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2019: Celebrate your kid’s birthday parties at 800 Degrees Pizzeria by making them junior master chefs. Our cooking events are fun for kids to flex their creative muscles, spend time working in peer groups and best of all: a great way to introduce them to the joy of cooking and baking.
Kids will be served with a welcome drink, followed by a brief on how to make the Neopolitan pizza all by themselves, from scratch and top it up with their favorite fresh ingredients to give their pizzas a final finish.
With fresh dough using Caputo flour and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 06, 2019: Opening its doors in Dubai in 2000, the Japanese family dining franchise, Sumo Sushi & Bento, was launched by four Dubai-based entrepreneurs. The original Japanese family friendly restaurant, the brand now has 17 outlets distributed across the GCC.
Sumo Sushi & Bento specializes in the creation of customized Sushi Sandwiches, Poke' Bowls, Salmon Lovers Bento and other Japanese specialty rolls.
Here are the Specials of the Month:
All the goodness of crunchy and fresh in one dish; rice paper roll stuffed with ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 06, 2019: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ‘Dubai Women Association’, which aims to support and implement the concept of community responsibility by offering material support towards community service that ultimately benefits the educational process of children.
The Memorandum was signed by Engr. Madiya Al Marri, Director of Properties and Projects Division, Union Coop on behalf of the CEO - H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi and Ms Fatima Ahmed Al Abdullah, Director, Dubai ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2018: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE revealed that it spent more than AED 170 Million to implement 70 lucrative promotions and other weekly offers since the beginning of the year until the last week of 2018. Out of the mentioned figure, AED 75 Million were allocated towards price reduction of 15000 consumers products during the Holy month of Ramadan, and AED 55 Million to reduce the prices of thousands of commodities, as well as offering many valuable prizes to consumers on the occasion of the 47th National Day for 47 days. Moreover, AED ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 26, 2018: Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE and Emirates Talent Association, signed a Memorandum Of Understanding, stating the sponsorship of ‘Programming Language’, one of the stages of ‘Local Programmer’ Initiative of the association and additionally enhancing the cooperation and strategic partnership between the two entities. This move comes within the framework of Union Coop's support to the activities and activations of non-profitable organization in the country.
Memorandum was signed by His Excellency Lt ......read more
Multitude of new features and initiatives set major benchmarks for leading global event
Industry’s Global Social and Economic Outlook to be aired at Innovation Summit
Dubai, UAE – 26 December, 2018: Global food sector power brand Gulfood - the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition - is raising the international industry forum bar for its 24th edition, which will run at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from February 17-21, 2019.
Having already won major international acclaim for the breadth and depth of its offering as a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 26, 2018: The largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, Union Coop revealed its expected Net Profit in its five-year growth plan for years 2018-2022 to be AED 2.73 Billion, with an increase of AED 430 million, 18.7% growth compared to the previous Five-year plan ‘2012-2017’. The recent forecast as per the Five-year plan reflects a steady annual growth for the company.
H.E. Majid Hamad Rahmah Al Shamsi, Chairman of Union Coop said: “Like every other entity in the retail sector, Union Coop also deals with certain set of challenges such as ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018: DOORS freestyle grill will be serving a special 4-course festive menu from 24th December till 1st January, featuring some of the most celebrated dishes like Beef sushi, Lamb chops, Beef kaymak and Eden garden by Chef Kemal.
There is nothing like ringing in the New Year with a spectacular display of fireworks at Al Seef. Dine at DOORS freestyle grill while watching the fireworks that promise to light up the sky. Guests can enjoy the restaurant’s elegance indoor or may choose to dine alfresco enjoying the chills.
Where- DOORS Freestyle ......read more
Grand opening witnesses the delicacies of the Sea
Dubai, UAE, December 19, 2018: Guests will now enjoy culinary delights inside a brand-new Emirati seafood restaurant located in the heart of Dubai.
Known for its tasty seafood specialties and authentic local flavors, Al Hadaq celebrated the official grand opening at Al Barsha 3, to be a new addition to Dubai dining experience, bringing something unique to both visitors and residents.
The highly anticipated launch was attended by friends, influencers and public figures with notable media coverage.
In a welcoming ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018: H.E. Majid Hamad Rahmah Al Shamsi, Chairman of Union Coop, the largest consumer cooperative revealed growth forecast for the years 2018-2022, as a part of its growth strategy. Union Coop estimated revenue of AED 5.69 billion, with an increase of AED 2.59 billion, and a growth rate of 84 per cent. As per the growth plan, Union Coop expects to improve the efficiency of operations by deploying several initiatives aiming to leverage the performance of existing branches, developing new branches, in addition to boosting online shopping as well.
H.E. ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018: This festive season indulge in Marks & Spencer’s broad selection of cheese, desserts and mince pies that will get your taste buds tingling with delight.
Create a flawless cheese platter with Marks & Spencer’s delicious selection of cheese that is the go-to appetizer at parties or a perfect palette cleanser ideal for winding down a wonderful meal. Spoil your guests with choice with the decadent Tastes of The British Isles Cheese Lover’s Selection. A moreish collection of Cornish Cove Cheddar, Stratford Blue, Burland ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2018: Opening its doors in Dubai in 2000, the Japanese family dining franchise, Sumo Sushi & Bento, was launched by four Dubai-based entrepreneurs. The original Japanese family friendly restaurant, the brand now has 17 outlets distributed across the GCC.
Sumo Sushi & Bento specializes in the creation of customized Sushi Sandwiches, Poke’ Bowls, Salmon Lovers Bento and other Japanese specialty rolls.
One of their highlights for the month of December is Kemuri Dragon Roll, a savory roll filled with ebi fry sushi, avocado, and tamago, ......read more
This will be the second store from the COOP series of Union Coop
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2018: Union Coop, the largest Consumer Cooperative in the UAE, opened its second branch of the COOP chain at The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah. This new branch of the COOP concept comes as part of its expansion strategy to increase its market share by opening new branches of different sizes.
The branch was inaugurated by H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop and Mr. Omar Khoory, Managing Director, Nakheel Malls, in the presence of Mr. Humaid Zayed AlNuaimi, General Manager ......read more
Arla FOODMoovers will be rolled out in 150 schools across the UAE
12 December, Dubai, UAE: Arla Foods is proud to announce that it has launched an initiative in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Education to promote healthier food habits among school children. Arla FOODMoovers will be rolled out across 150 public and private schools in the UAE following the success of the pilot program at Dubai British School earlier this year and is aligned with Arla’s commitment towards the UAE health agenda.
The program was recently launched (06 December 2018) in the ......read more
A food hall concept that offers fresh, prepared and gourmet dishes covering an eclectic international spectrum of food
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2018: Todd English Food Hall, an award-winning microcosm of global cuisine, opened its doors to welcome diners and those seeking an exquisite culinary experience to a world of gourmet delicacy. This unique F&B concept is based on Todd English’s popular food hall at The Plaza in New York and brings to the UAE a sophisticated taste of the Big Apple and far beyond.
Located in the Fashion Avenue at the iconic Dubai Mall, Todd ......read more
Moombai & Co. brings in additional variety to its #newfashionedandhonest food selection with much more options for entrée, main course and a separate non-alcoholic section for drinks.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 10, 2018: Moombai & Co. located in the famous H Dubai launches its new menu range giving a refreshing edge to the Mumbaiya food served here. The new additions to this Indian Gastro Bar are introduced keeping in line with its #newfashionedandhonest motto.
Adorning the flavors of Mumbai, the new additions are a mix of traditional and innovative ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 09, 2018: Tonight, in the company of Dubai’s VIPs, media and tastemakers, Joe’s Backyard celebrates their grand opening at the Holiday Inn, Dubai Festival City where guests will dance to the sounds of Abri & the Radius Funk.
Chef Andrea Way opens up his grandfather Joe’s Backyard. Hailing all the way from Tennessee, USA – Dubai becomes homage to barbeque, good times and a hangout for family and friends.
With a braai measuring a whopping 2.5 metres, Joe’s offers a greatest-hits of flame-grilled flavors from ......read more
Dubai, 9th December 2018
Following a month of online voting and input by expert industry judges, the 2018 JLT Restaurant Awards concluded with a glitzy ceremony held at Nara Pan-Asian Restaurant in JLT. A capacity crowd witnessed the big reveal of the winners and runners-up of the 18 categories in Dubai’s first hyper-local F&B awards.
On Monday, 26th November 2018, Nara Pan-Asian Restaurant in Dubai’s Jumeirah Lakes Towers neighbourhood, played host to the gala ceremony marking the end of the second JLT Restaurant Awards. The event, which saw the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 04, 2018: The stunning House of Newby advent calendar makes the festive countdown even more opulent than ever.
From the opening of the first drawer on 1st December, tea lovers experience 24 luxury blends from Newby’s Classic Tea Bag Collection. Each drawer includes four individually wrapped sachets of a select Newby blend, and no two drawers are the same.
What's in the calendar:
BLACK TEAS: Assam, Black Tea & Ginger, Ceylon, Darjeeling, Earl Grey, English Breakfast, Indian Breakfast, Masala Chai, Pride of Africa, Strawberry & ......read more
Retail Pioneer half mast the National Flag in all of its branches and business centres to honour the sacrifices of the Martyrs
Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2018: On the occasion, H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said: “The United Arab Emirates this Thursday celebrates ‘Martyrs’ Day to show our appreciation and pride towards the sacrifices and dedication of our fallen warrior brethren. We salute their courage and sacrifice to uphold the National flag and maintaining stability throughout the region, thereby setting a great example of loyalty ......read more
For the first time in the retail history of the Middle East, a temporary branch has been established within 48 hours in ‘Al Tayy’ to meet the needs for customers & families of the winter camping area
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ creates history by opening its ‘Winter Camp’ in Al Tayy area within 48 hours, to delight campers and consumers in the area.
Inaugurating the new branch, Mr. Harib Mohammed Bin Thani, Director of Operations division said: “This temporary winter camp is a unique and ......read more
Seara 100% Natural line specifically produced for the UAE and Middle East market preferences and cuisines
Recognised at SIAL Innovation Selection Paris 2018 as one of the main global innovations
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2018: Seara, one of the largest food producers in Brazil and the world, have launched an innovative Seara 100% Natural line of halal certified poultry products in the UAE as it debuts in the Middle East region. Tailored specifically for the UAE and Middle Eastern market preferences and cuisines, its products, that include whole breasts, drumsticks, breast ......read more
This special edition Pringles Can is inspired by the UAE National Flag
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 28, 2018 – For the first time ever, Pringles® Arabia has launched a special Limited Edition Can to commemorate the spirit of 47th UAE National Day.
Known for its fresh and novel flavours, Pringles is offering snackers a chance to collect limited edition cans and celebrate the culture and heritage of UAE over the upcoming long weekend.
The special limited edition can is innovatively designed, giving an illusion of the can being wrapped with ......read more
Retail Pioneer to spend AED 55 Million on promotions covering 47 categories, 47 brands and products from 47 Origins, for 47 days, plus thousands of giveaways for winning customers
Dubai, UAE, November 25, 2018: In line with UAE’s 47th National Day Celebration, Union Coop – the largest consumer cooperative in the UAE, has unveiled a AED 55 Million budget towards the reduction of commodity prices, as well as offering valuable prizes and discounts to consumers during the promotion, which will start from November 27nd till January 12th 2019 across its ......read more
The restaurant is back with a vibrant new menu and dining experience
Dubai, 19 November 2018: Mughal-E-Azam, the signature premium dining restaurant at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, has re-launched with a brand new menu which takes guests on a royal culinary journey through India, with mouth-watering tikkas from the north, coastal-inspired delicacies from the south and decadent Biryanis from the Deccan region.
Tucked away in the iconic BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the classic restaurant is inspired by the 1960s blockbuster “Mughal-E-Azam” and offers a ......read more
H.E. Dr. Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change & Environment inaugurated the exhibition.
Three day event is expected to have over 9500 dedicated organic and natural product buyers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 19, 2018: In an exceptionally fast-growing market, Middle East Organic and Natural Expo opened its doors to visitors at the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre from November 18 – 20. The organizers -Global Links Exhibitions- has announced the launch of the regions’ first bulk purchase website exclusively for ......read more
16th edition of the exhibition set to conduct workshops, panel discussions and a special conference on Traditional, Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM)
Expected visitor turn out sets the pace for several new product launches at the exhibition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 12, 2018: The Middle East Organic & Natural Products Expo 2018 is returning to Dubai Convention & Exhibition Centre on November 18-20. It is set to bring the best of organic food and beverage, beauty and wellness, health and nutrition products as well as alternative medicines ......read more
High-profile Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 FoodTech Summit reveals how global industry leaders are benefiting from digital transformation
Dubai, UAE – Thursday 8th November, 2018: Digitisation, Artificial Intelligence and next-generation technologies came to the fore on day two of the Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit, as key industry experts take stage discussing the future and transformation of F&B manufacturing facilities in the region.
The agenda-setting Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit, running alongside Gulfood Manufacturing at Dubai World Trade Centre ......read more
Global industry thought leaders and disruptors share insights during high-profile conference running alongside Gulfood Manufacturing 2018 at DWTC
Dubai, UAE – Wednesday 8th November, 2018: Food manufacturers must learn to collect, analyse and utilise data across the entire manufacturing supply chain if they are to survive and thrive. With some 50 billion food manufacturing assets across the globe expected to be connected by 2020, the industry is evolving rapidly - and a willingness to adapt is key to success.
That was the message from industry leaders gathered at the ......read more
First-time exhibitors rewarded for their forward-focused showcase at region’s largest F&B processing industry event
Dubai, November 7, 2018: International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), made an instant impression with its debut outing at Gulfood Manufacturing 2018, the region’s largest food and beverage forum for the processing and manufacturing sector in the Middle East.
IFF, the world’s largest producer of flavours and fragrances, is participating at the show for the first time as one of the 1,600 local and international exhibitors demonstrating how ......read more
Consumer-led trends, tech-driven solutions key to revolutionise F&B industry, as purchasing power lies with millennials, digital natives
Dubai, UAE 6 November 2018: Regional food packaging experts are revealing new technology-based solutions created in response to shifting consumer demands at Gulfood Manufacturing this week.
SIG Combibloc Obeikan (SIG CBOB), one of the world’s leading suppliers of carton packaging and filling machines for food and beverage, have identified a major shift in what end-consumers expect in today’s heightened eco-aware society when it comes to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 05, 2018: Nothing marks the arrival of the festive season like Starbucks’ red cups and the global coffee brand is delighted to announce that this year’s seasonal sips will go on sale on Monday, 05 November. For a limited time only, customers can indulge in espresso-based delights including Toffee Nut Latte and Toffee Nut Frappuccino.
The rich buttery flavour of sweet toffee is combined with the warmth of toasted nuts and blended with Starbucks' smooth espresso and velvety steamed milk to make the Toffee Nut Latte. For the final ......read more
The celebration comes after the Great Leader’s call to come together in celebration of UAE Flag Day.
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018: Following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Union Coop raised 29 national flags high above its 18 branches and Commercial Centers in the Emirate of Dubai on 1st November.
H.E. Khalid Humaid Bin Diban Al Falasi, CEO of Union Coop said, “We gather today to celebrate our flag day with proud of the achievements of our beloved nation ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018:
What: Hop on Brunch
AED 220 for ladies including house beverages
AED 250 for gents including house beverages
AED 229 for the premium package
Where: Double Decker, Roda Al Murooj
When: Every Friday, 12pm – 4pm
Fancy a cheeky day out with friends? Gather the gang and hop aboard Double Decker’sHop on Brunch for a day filled with grub and games. Trust us, you’ll be well chuffed!
Launching the brunch with a bang, the city’s lads and ladies headed down to Double Decker for ......read more
Fujairah’s famous beachside bar and grill has reopened with revamped interiors and relaxed, sophisticated vibes
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018: Fujairah’s most popular surf and turf restaurant, Gonu Bar and Grill is all set to welcome patrons and guests to its newly renovated, uber contemporary interiors. Maintaining the glorious legacy of the beach front restaurant, the new wave of renovations harmoniously blend the revamped, all-white décor with the breath-taking surroundings, promising unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean.
The design team has worked closely ......read more
Union Coop among nine organizations in the region selected for the prestigious award, following study by Aon
Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2018: Union Coop has been recognized as an ‘Aon Best Employer in the Middle East’ by leading global professional services firm Aon, which provides a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. The results were announced at the recent Aon Best Employers Middle East 2018 Awards Ceremony at the Oberoi Hotel in Dubai.
The 2018 Aon Best Employers Middle East winners were selected based on ranking consistently high levels for ......read more
Tailored event for FMCGs exploring Private Label and Licensing opportunities arrives as global trademark licensing business rose 3.3 per cent to US$ 271.6 billion in 2018
Middle East & Africa identified as stand-out territory for global growth
Dubai, UAE – Wednesday 31st October, 2018: Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), the region’s leading destination for major exhibitions, conferences and events, has announced plans to expand the Gulfood stable of B2B industry events with the launch of Private Label & Licensing Middle East (PRIME) in 2019.
Scheduled ......read more
Noted as a Harvard Business School case study for innovation, iD Fresh is funded by Premji Invest, accelerating its expansion plans to serve Indian diaspora in the UAE and other parts of the world.
DUBAI – October 31, 2018: iD Fresh Food, India’s largest fresh food brand with ready-to-cook packaged batter, traditional Indian breads and other foods, is eying a massive market share in the GCC and beyond with more products from its manufacturing facility in the UAE. The company owns and operates a 40,000 square feet size manufacturing plant in Ajman ......read more
GulfHost Restaurant Development Conference spotlights key industry challenges and opportunities
2,500 local, regional and international brands demonstrate the latest innovations transforming the hospitality industry from foodservice equipment to speciality food, sweets, snacks and seafood.
Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2018: The 2018 edition of GulfHost, the complete hospitality equipment sourcing Expo for the Middle East, Africa and Asia and the co-located Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX and yummex Middle East, were officially opened today by His Excellency Dawood Al Hajiri, ......read more
Retail Pioneer organized a Press Conference in Dubai – Head Office, wherein details of the Al Warqa City Mall were revealed to the media personnel
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2018: Retail Pioneer ‘Union Coop’ organized a Press Conference to unveil its upcoming Mall project in ‘Al Warqa’, which will be known as ‘Al Warqa City Mall’. This new shopping mall is an extension to its series of community malls, aiming to serve the neighbourhoods, aconcept that started with its Al Barsha and Etihad Malls.
H.E. Khalid Humaid ......read more
Moombai & Co. is introducing a special festive menu with authentic delicacies to celebrate this Diwali, the upcoming festival of lights!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 29, 2018: Moombai & Co. located in H Dubai brings up a Diwali special menu along with many traditional festivities from the 5th to 10th of November.
The desi bar and café is all set to celebrate with its customers by offering a special Diwali menu. Right from savories like Mathri, Chivda and Naan Khatai to starters including Kabuli Channe Ki Tikki, Kadak Seekh Kebab and lots more. Diners can also ......read more
Casa Mia to join hands with Michelin star Chef Roberto Franzin for a special sustainably sourced menu
Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2018: With the latest edition of the Italian Cuisine World Summit close at hand, foodies in Dubai will get a firsthand experience of the diversity and allure of Italian cuisine. Celebrating one of the world’s most favoured cuisine with home-cooked Italian fare is Casa Mia, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre's award winning restaurant that is revered by true Italian food lovers since the last 2 decades. This quaint Italian restaurant has ......read more