Pure mineral water sourced from one of the deepest springs in the world, and packed in a first-of-its-kind resealable and recyclable can.
United Arab Emirates, September 24, 2020: NÜWATER, a UAE-based initiative, brings to the market – mineral and nutrient-packed water sustainably sourced from the freshest springs in the world in a first-of-its-kind aluminium can with a resealable lid allowing multiple use.
Created as the UAE’s first alternative to plastic bottled water, NÜWATER aims to combat the harmful impact that plastic has on our environment. In addition to creating a completely recyclable can, ten per cent of the gross profit will be donated to UAE Water Aid to advance projects in water sustainability around the world.
Using a 100 per cent carbon neutral ......read more
21 September 2020 - Dubai, UAE: Much-loved burger brand Pickl has listened to its burgerites and opened its sixth location, in City Centre Deira. The shiny new restaurant is located on the second floor, alongside some of Dubai’s best eateries.
The homegrown burger joint, will also be bringing back the indulgent BOUJEE BIRD for a limited time only. Taking center stage is a behemoth hunk of freshly fried chicken, with a crispy coat hiding marvellously moist meat, a scoop of vanilla ice-cream, topped with hot butter honey and cushioned by a signature potato bun. The marvelous creation will be featured on the menu in collaboration with the unveiling of the mall’s impressive glass beehive, with each restaurant venue being challenged to create a honey infused dish – sweet!
Burger enthusiast, ......read more
Dubai, 21 September 2020: Cravia Group, the parent company of Cinnabon, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Zaatar w Zeit and Five Guys, is celebrating two decades of sweet success with Cinnabon’s 20th anniversary in the UAE. This comes at the same time of celebrating the founding of Cravia Group 20 years ago when the first Cinnabon store opened in the capital.
Founded in Seattle, Washington in 1985, the company’s world-famous cinnamon rolls are popular worldwide, including the discerning UAE residents. Introduced into the country in 2001 with its first bakery opening in Abu Dhabi Mall, Cinnabon has since expanded to 31 outlets reaching out to loyal customers across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Sharjah and Ajman.
An instant obsession, the Classic Roll has provided millions of people with memories of its' enticing ......read more
Clock towers and landmarks in 11 countries lit up with global call to action to drive peace on 21 September
United Arab Emirates, September 20, 2020: Lipton, the world’s leading tea brand, and Peace One Day are uniting for the UN International Day of Peace, 21 September 2020, to inspire the world to connect and Make Tea Time Peace Time.
Together the organisations created an ambitious global moment of solidarity, with iconic clock towers and landmarks across the planet taken over and lit up with projections encouraging the world to connect and Make Tea Time Peace Time. Installations shone bright around the world, crossing eight time zones, from Sydney, Australia; to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; passing by Dubai, UAE; across Europe with London, Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Rotterdam and Amsterdam; ......read more
Uniterd Arab Emirates, 20 September 2020: Malak Al Tawouk Restaurant, one of the most popular Lebanese fast-food chain, has opened its 4th branch in Souq Extra in Dubai Silicon Oasis.
The exceptional Malak Al Tawouk brand has been introduced in the UAE early this year with three branches in Hessa street, Motor City and Bay Avenue. The company aims to expand the brand across the UAE with the opening of a new store in Matajer Al Juraina, Sharjah and a delivery Unit in Abu Dhabi in the coming months.
Founded in 1996 with over 40 branches in Lebanon, Malak Al Tawouk is a famous Lebanese fast-food chain serving the best Tawouk Sandwiches with a sumptuous selection of delicious Burgers and Platters. The brand is famous of its large classic Tawouk sandwiches folded in fresh Lebanese bread with a wide selection of ......read more
• Opening at City Centre Deira, Food Central is the focal point of the mall’s AED 377 million redevelopment project
• Innovative food hall concept is a one-of-a-kind gastronomic destination that redefines mall dining, providing a modern update on traditional offerings
• Live beehive installation underlines Food Central’s commitment to authentic home-grown food
• Features live cooking stations and a creative lounge space, with Tube Dubai — a visually arresting installation of suspended nets — adding an artistic touch
Dubai, UAE, 15 September 2020: Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, has introduced a new culinary experience with the launch of Food Central at City ......read more
Costa wants to thank customers who have always ‘bean’ there for them
United Arab Emirates, September 14, 2020: As a way of thanking its customers for continuing to grab their favorite cuppa all through these trying months, Costa Coffee UAE welcomes its loyalists back to their stores this September with the delicious offer of a pastry for just AED 1 with any drink.
From donuts to mini cheesecakes, there is plenty to choose from and pair perfectly with your preferred hot or iced coffee. The offer will run from September 13 until 24, and can be availed at any Costa store across the UAE.
In the first half of 2020 sales of Parmigiano Reggiano in Italy grew by +6.1% year on year. Exports boomed with excellent performances in Europe and in non-EU countries
Dubai, UAE; 02 September 2020: Despite Covid and the uncertainties in international markets, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese sales closed the first half of 2020 with positive results both in Italy and abroad, according to Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium.
Data comes from a survey of the Consorzio Parmigiano Reggiano and the CRPA (Animal Production Research Centre). In Italy the overall increase of sales amounted to 6.1% (34,200 tons vs. 32,000 in the previous semester), abroad exports grew by 11.9%: in the first half of 2020 more than 27,000 tons of product crossed the Italian borders to reach tables all over the world.
2020 has been an ......read more
United Arab Emirates, August 31, 2020: Al Madani Group of Companies LLC opened the 9th branch of Charley’s Philly Steaks at Dubai Festival City. With this opening there are now 51 Charley’s Philly Steaks outlets in the region said Mr. Mohammad Al Madani, Chairman & CEO of Al Madani Group. “Charley’s is one of the fastest growing quick service restaurant concepts in the world spread across 17 countries by now. The Al Madani Group of Companies holds the master franchise rights for the territory of UAE, Oman and KSA in the GCC. The new outlet was inaugurated by strictly following all safety guidelines laid down by the authorities including the mandatory wearing of face mask and social distancing. I am happy to state that we had complete assistance from the mall security and full cooperation of the ......read more
Oasis Water holds over 30% market share
- As an extension to its home delivery service, Oasis Direct, Oasis is launching a mobile app and an ordering service through WhatsApp
- Two new products – a 5 Litre and a 5 Gallon Zero – are being added to Oasis’ portfolio
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 19, 2020: Oasis, a leading water brand from UAE-based F&B organisation, National Food Products Company (NFPC), has launched the Oasis Direct App and a WhatsApp service under its home delivery service banner, Oasis Direct (https://oasisdirect.ae/en). This move comes in response to a rise in demand for quick, convenient, and contactless home deliveries.
The Oasis Direct App, available in the App Store and the Google Play Store, brings users the same quick and ......read more
- Al Mazrouei: World-class dairy products made with pride in the UAE
- Condemi: We made a perfect choice choosing HFZA as our headquarters
Sharjah, August 15, 2020: The Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) has reinforced its reputation and status as a prominent destination for foodstuff industries in the region after the Italian Dairy Products factory, headquartered at Sharjah Food Park, revealed that it has doubled up the total size of its factory to 26,000 square-foot, with an eye on further expansion in the Emirati and Gulf markets, making the new factory one of the largest Italian dairy factories across the UAE.
H.E. Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of HFZA, accompanied by a number of officials and directors of the free zone, toured the newly developed facilities, where he was briefed ......read more
New menu showcases raw, organic and comfort food of the highest quality created by Head Chef, Robert Stevens
New business lunch between 12pm – 4pm caters to those looking for a quick and refreshing meal
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 August 2020: Multifaceted restaurant lounge and café, INTERSECT BY LEXUS- DUBAI has unveiled its new menu for diners. Dynamic in nature and pioneered by head chef Robert Stevens, the menu consists of quintessential dishes crafted with the finest ingredients sourced from around the globe. Think slow cooked beef ragout in a comforting Lasagna to succulent Pure Black Angus Ribeye – the dishes come in small and large plates enabling guests to share. The venue has also unveiled a business lunch for those looking to dine in during work or hold meetings ......read more
August 10, 2020 – Dubai/Abu Dhabi – Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, announces the launch of its newest addition to its menu; the low carb Cauliflower Crust, which is also gluten-free. The new crust, along with Blaze’s variety of fresh clean toppings, allows guests to ‘chart their own course’ and reflect Blaze’s position as an inclusive brand. It’s also a whole new way to enjoy the fast-fired customizable pizzas, for guests who are on a low carb diet.
“By unveiling a cauliflower crust, Blaze’s innovation is changing the way that guests think about and eat pizza,” said Executive Chef, Bradford Kent. “We’re making pizza an option, even for those on a low carb diet.”
Along with Blaze Pizza’s new ......read more
United Arab Emirates, 10 August 2020: Yummy Junction, one of the fastest-growing Dubai-based Food & Beverage companies, has announced that it will be opening 3 new branches of Malak Al Tawouk restaurant in the UAE - one in Dubai Silicon Oasis and the other in Matajer Al Juraina, Sharjah, as part of its expansion plan for the brand.
Yummy Junction has introduced the Malak Al Tawouk brand to the UAE early this year with three branches - one in Hessa street and the second one in Motor City. The third branch was opened in Bay Avenue in March this year. After 2 new store openings, the company will have a total of 5 stores across the UAE. The company is looking to grow and expand Malak Al Tawouk brand and drive its growth progressively following the AED 20 million investment plan that was announced earlier this year.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 09, 2020: If you are craving for a simple tasty meal made with the best of ingredients, try Malak Al Tawouk Kabab and Francisco sandwiches and chill out with the juiciest meal in town.
In addition to a wide variety of sandwiches from the signature Tawouk to mouth watering Burgers, Malak Al Tawouk now is set to thrill fans with the yummiest Kabab and Francisco sandwiches.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 06, 2020: Agrofood BIC S.r.l. (Business Innovation Center), an open multi-company innovation hub which has operated at national and international level since January 2019 to identify and take advantage of valuable business opportunities, promotes its first international Agrofood BIC Call for Ideas (value: up to €500,000) to support 5 teams, spin-offs or start-ups in the nutrition and health and new sustainable packaging sectors.
The goal of the call is to transform the high innovative potential of youths, students and researchers who believe they have a winning idea into genuine ventures. Agrofood BIC S.r.l. will support youths and promising start-ups in turning their ideas into concrete business initiatives, helping them to deal with all organisational, operational ......read more
Unparalleled Dining Experience with a Stunning Sea View at Dubai’s premier fresh food market
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 04 August 2020: Dubai’s premier fresh food market, the Waterfront Market introduces the interactive aquarium as part of its bigger initiative of bringing back safe entertainment to the venue.
Kids will get the opportunity to unleash their creativity in a safe environment and bring their drawings to life as they see it swim in front of them in the Waterfront Market’s interactive aquarium, launching this Friday 7th August. The process is very simple and engaging; kids sketch their drawings and then point them to a scanner connected to the interactive aquarium screen, afterwards the software detects the sketch and it will automatically appear as an animation on the aquarium’s ......read more
Shake Shack launches its eighth Shack in Dubai at City Centre Deira
Dubai, 12 July 2020 – Shake Shack®, the New York-styled modern day “roadside” burger stand, has opened its newest restaurant at City Centre Deira, marking it the eighth Shack in Dubai.
Historically, the commercial center of Dubai, Deira today is a place with a vibrant art and heritage scene for locals and visitors to enjoy. Celebrating Deira’s charm as well as the gradual re-opening of the city’s food and beverage industry, Shake Shack’s eighth Dubai Shack within City Centre Deira is home to a specially commissioned work of art.
Created by Melvin San Miguel, one of Dubai’s favorite homegrown creatives and lead artist at Art Painting Lab, the artwork illustrates this historical neighborhood with an ......read more
It doesn’t get any fresher than this! The City’s favorite plant-based café launches their new Summer Menu!
From left to right: Smoky Pepper Dip, Summer Protein Bowl , Lemon Tart, Summer Green Smoothie, Tiramisu, Walnuts Cake, Sexy Red, Pad Thai, Pink Earth Bowl, Tzatziki, Drive me Mango, Wild Burger, Matcha Chia Pudding
July 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The summer heat is back in full swing! While we’re all wanting “mangos, berries and that summer feeling” vibe in our lives, give your body the reboot it deserves as Wild & the Moon is ready to pump you up with the season’s much-needed essentials. Guided by top nutritionists and chefs, the 100% plant-based and organic café has launched their new and exciting Summer Menu – packed with the ......read more
- Recent webinar examined Dubai’s advantages to Russian food exporters and attracted 131 participants from the UAE, Russia, Eurasia and Africa.
- Dubai’s food imports from Russia reached $305 million in 2019, while Dubai’s food exports to Russia amounted to $114 million.
- Khan: Dubai Chamber is seeing growing interest on the part of food producers in Russia who are keen to leverage Dubai as a re-export hub
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 02, 2020: UAE-Russia food trade has increased steadily in recent years due to cooperation on food security and Moscow’s efforts to diversify exports, however, a recent Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry webinar revealed that much potential still remains in both traditional categories and niche markets.
The ......read more
From Rose to Karak, taste the summer with these unique scoops of gelatos!
July 02, 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: What more could one possibly want on a sweltering day than a cool scoop or two of your favorite flavor? We aren’t talking icecream, it’s Gelato-o-clock! Mazmi Café, a hidden gem in the heart of Dubai Souq, is known for serving some of the best breakfast spreads and home-blended coffee. This time around, Mazmi Café welcomes the summer with the launch of their special Gelato offerings. Created from fresh and natural ingredients by traditional Italian artisans, this gluten-free dessert is the new go-to dessert for the summer! Pop into the café to experience traditional Italian hospitality or let them come to you by ordering online to have this delectable dessert delivered ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 June 2020: A food haven for pescatarian’s the Waterfront Market, managed by Ithra Dubai, offers the freshest seafood and fish in Dubai at the most competitive prices. The market attracts renowned names from the hospitality and food and beverage industries, such as Lulu Hypermarkets and Al Madina Hypermarkets, Emirates airlines, Radisson Blu and Atlantis, that get their fish and seafood from the Waterfront Market.
Seafood and shellfish are known to be loaded with nutrients that promote health and the overall immune system, below are five different seafoods with some exclusively available at the Waterfront Market’s seafood market which will definitely serve as a happy dish that boosts not only your mood but also your immune system.
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A new local eatery, Desi Junction has opened its doors in Dubai’s desi restaurant capital, Al Karama.
The new eatery menu is inspired from various regions of India - showcasing each region’s unique ingredients, spices and flavours with a little twist. Desi Junction is Indian to the core, the epitome of the India of today and tomorrow, and the perfect place to rediscover India through an explosion of flavours.
From the tempting whiffs of Pav Bhaji to street vendors selling lip-smacking Chowpatty Tawa delicacies, the new restaurant Desi Junction is bringing all good food memories from all over India to Dubai - all under one roof.
This new eatery is the brainchild of renowned Chef Aatir Dhadalla – who believes that when it comes to food, no gimmicks are ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 31st May 2020 - UAE based National Food Products Company (NFPC) is marking World Milk Day with the introduction of new dairy products under its Lacnor brand, which meet the growing consumer trend for new and experimental tastes and beverages offering high nutritional values to fuel a healthy lifestyle.
The UAE is the second largest producer of milk and dairy products in the GCC region after Saudi Arabia.
The country’s dairy products market stood at $ 1.8 billion in 2018 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 7%, to surpass $ 2.6 billion by 2024 on account of increasing demand for flavored and organic dairy products among UAE population, especially through modern grocery and supermarket channels as well as online deliveries. NFPC, has been operating for almost five decades in the diary category ......read more
United Arab Emirates, 11 May 2020: Cravia Group, the parent company of much-loved restaurant franchises that include “Cinnabon”, “Seattle's Best Coffee”, “Zaatar w Zeit” and “Five Guys”, announced the reopening of all branches in the UAE, while ensuring all precautionary measures are taken in accordance with the conditions and recommendations set by the Department of Economic Development UAE.
The company confirmed that all its restaurants will continue operations and welcome visitors while maintaining 30% capacity within the branch and maintaining a distance of no less than 2 meters between visitors. It also announced that the number of diners at the table would not exceed four and utmost care will be taken to sterilize the tables and chairs with disinfectants after ......read more
Dubai’s newest restaurant at Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai inaugurated with great splendour and
Reviving old Delhi’s most revered recipes, Purani Dilli at Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai, Mankhool marries erstwhile flavours with popular favourites of the region. The restaurant opened doors to guests, on January 14, 2019, amid revered delicacies and classical Indian symphonies, lending a regal touch to the evening.
Influenced by the legacy of the birthplace of Mughlai cuisine, Dubai’s newest dining destination presents flavours of Old Delhi’s grand ......read more
Shake Shack’s BBQ offerings to debut this week
Dubai, UAE, January 30, 2019: Round up your ‘cue crew! Shake Shack® is thrilled to announce a limited-edition lineup of BBQ items, available from February 10 for a limited time at all UAE Shacks:
The BBQ ShackMeister® Burger is a 100% all-natural Angus beef cheeseburger topped with crispy ShackMeister® seasoned shallots and Shack BBQ sauce.
The BBQ Chick’n Shack™ is a crispy 100% all-natural and antibiotic-free chicken breast with Shack BBQ sauce and ......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