Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2018: Celebrity Master Chef Mr Sanjeev Kapoor visits Al Maya booth at Gulfood 2018. Mr Kapoor has now to its credit “Khichdi”. He has many restaurants to its credit in India and UAE. Mr Kapoor, the celebrity Master Chef has over one dozen restaurants in the UAE under his brand name.
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PIC WA0027 - Mr Rakesh Jha, Mr Ram Kaurani, Master Chef Mr Sanjeev Kapoor and Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group.
Dubai – UAE: 19 February, 2018 – Dubai Wholesale City (DWSC), the global hub for trade and manufacturing, is showcasing its latest comprehensive products and services portfolio catered to the food industry at Gulfood 2018, the world’s largest annual food trade show.
DWSC significantly expanded its offering to the food industry with the launch of Dubai Food Park (DFP) in July 2017, and it now provides a full range of services to both food manufacturers and traders through its two innovative parks; DFP and Dubai Industrial Park (DI).
DI offers a fully integrated infrastructure and facilities for light and medium food manufacturers, while DFP, the first park of its kind in the region, is developing a state of the art central wholesale market for food traders. It will also provide dedicated warehousing, areas ......read more
UAE, February 19, 2018 - At least 100 Brazilian organizations participating as exhibitors at the ongoing Gulfood 2018, the Middle East’s leading food trade expo, are currently showcasing their high-quality, locally made products at the Dubai World Trade Centre in line with their strategy to optimize new business regional and international opportunities. The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has its own exhibition stand in the Dubai, UAE event which also houses five companies from the vast South American country.
The five corporations are Almada Brazilian Spices; Nutrire; FIB Halal (Brazilian Federation for Halal Certification); Primo Logistics; and Ostinato – all of which, along with more than 100 Brazilian firms, have successfully taken their products and services to the global center stage via the Gulfood ......read more
RoohAfza has been growing at 20% year-on-year and controls nearly half of India’s Dhs. 600 million concentrated syrup market
Company eyes local and global consumers; plans to launch their signature product “Safi” next, within this year
RoohAfza is a popular way to break the Ramadan fast for Muslims during the holy month.
February 19, 2018; Dubai, UAE: Hamdard Laboratories, India, a 111-year-old iconic and a highly trusted FMCG company of the country, has launched its flagship and popular drink brand RoohAfza in the UAE market. The announcement, which was made at Gulf Food expo in Dubai, marks the brand’s first outing in the UAE, with a promise to see other popular brands from the company within this year, the next one being Safi, the unique skin cleanser and blood purifier from ......read more
F&B companies rise from 507 to 570 year-on-year, highlighting Jafza's reputation as the hub of choice for the industry
Dubai, 17 February 2018: The food and beverages sector operating out of Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a subsidiary of global trade enabler DP World, grew by 12 percent in 2017.
The number of companies in the sector rose to 570 from 507 in 2016, employing 8,600 people and underlining Jafza’s reputation as an attractive destination for companies seeking to launch and expand their business across the region.
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DP World, said: “Jafza is building on its track record as the region’s hub for this key sector of the economy, in line with UAE Vision 2021 launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al ......read more
ICONS© Coffee Couture, a German Lifestyle Coffee Chain, expands its foothold beyond the GCC, starting with new franchise units in Austria
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 February, 2018: ICONS© Coffee Couture, a fashion and lifestyle coffee shop offering healthy options for delectable desserts, has recently opened doors in prestigious Klosterneuburg in Austria, a part of its strategy to create a global standing for the brand. Having currently opened seven owned branches and two franchised units across the UAE, the German concept is looking at setting up 6 more branches within 2018 in the UAE. The brand also has twenty-five franchise units in the pipeline with Master Franchise Partner, Eram International in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as well as Qatar, Bahrain and Oman with another 15 franchise ......read more
Kobe beef sales have risen 500% in UAE during 2017 and are expected to increase 300% in 2018
Dubai, 15th February 2018: Soft, Velvety, Buttery, Melt-in-your-mouth Kobe beef has inspired the world’s most talented and skillful of chefs to create unforgettable gourmet experiences to perfection and this year Middle East Fuji LLC, one of UAE’s leading one stop shop service provider for all marine needs, food concepts and ingredients from Japan and Far East to the region is participating at the Gulf Food Exhibition to showcase the highest genuine quality branded Japanese Kobe Beef with an original Japanese chef who will prepare authentic Kobe beef tasting at Hall 3 and Stand B3-2.
On its 23rd edition, the highly anticipated trade exhibition will run for five days, 18th till 22nd February at the Dubai World ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 14, 2018: NEZO, a leading salt brand of AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, has launched a new identity. NEZO’s new packaging introduces a unique segmentation and navigation system to guide consumers in selecting the best salt for their desired culinary application to maximize the flavor of their meal. With its new unique octagonal brand visual, NEZO is now easier for customers to identify.
Khadija Nadi, Global Sales Manager for AkzoNobel Salt Specialties, says: “NEZO has been adding a ‘pinch of great taste’ to food since 1929 and NEZO salt is one of the purest forms of salt in the world. With NEZO you add good taste to your food, to your life and for your loved ones, as a meal can bring family and friends together. Because salt is so commonly used, it is easy to forget the ......read more
Korean Concept now open at La Mer, Dubai
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: MealTop, authentic Korean Bingsoo café, serving the taste of culture since 1985 is now in Dubai, with the opening of its first outlet in the much talked of and newly launched beachfront destination, La Mer.
MealTop is a dessert café that serves the traditional Korean dessert Bingsoo. It is a popular shaved ice dish that is eaten as a snack, especially during summer. The bingsoo comprises of ice flakes served with a combination of sweetened ingredients. One can choose from a variety of 6 Bingsoos with the traditional Patbingsu made with Sweet Red Beans being the authentic taste.
Located at 681 D North Side, MealTop is a 1,000 sq. ft. area that seats around 24 people. The view as you satiate your icy sweet hunger, best suited for any weather is worth the ......read more
Electronic tongues, ethical meats, digital agriculture, seawater farming, and other gastronomic curiosities will disrupt the way our food is produced and consumed. How close are we to the food of the future? And will your fork make sure you chew more slowly?
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: A single pellet dense with nutrients as well as taste may constitute your entire meal as the 21st century progresses. Taken with water, it will also make you feel full. But that’s only an entrée in the future of food (or possibly the entire meal, if you’re an astronaut).
Plants that grow in vertical farms using 95 per cent less water, meats that are grown in the laboratory, 3D printed pizza, how food influences our genes and vice versa in nutrigenomics, tomatoes that tell the farmer when they will ripen via digital ......read more
Geographical disparities in food availability are posing a challenge for aid and relief agencies. Emerging digital and corporate efforts attempt to ease this problem in a multi-lateral effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018: Even as lavish buffets wrap up and piles of leftovers are thrown away, thousands of children in developing countries are being diagnosed with life-threatening malnutrition. It is ironic that malnutrition exists even while the abundance of food in the world increases. Every hour, nearly 1,000 people – mostly children under five years of age – die from malnutrition-related health complications, according to UNICEF.
Annually, malnutrition causes more than 300,000 deaths in children younger than five years in developing countries. Today, ......read more
Moreish Café, a home-grown restaurant offers global cuisine with a local twist
Foodpreneur and owner, Kajal Narang founded Moreish post receiving several accolades from her win at a food competition
At Moreish, one can expect a global fusion of flavors whilst enjoying some sumptuous delicious meal
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 February 2018: Moreish Café, a homegrown restaurant situated in Karama, introduces a healthy Quinoa Burrito ideal for everyone with multicuisine taste buds, watching their calorie intake or simple enjoy good food. Founded by Kajal Narang, Moreish offers Mexican, Thai and Italian food with a local twist to its flavors.
Shortly after her break-through win of the Middle Easts’ largest food competition, Kajal created the hidden gem of Oud Metha ......read more
Dubai Food Festival returns for its fifth edition with a jam-packed schedule of events including Etisalat Beach Canteen and Hidden Gems
Book seats now for the popular Dubai Restaurant Week, to enjoy gourmet meals at reduced prices
Exciting prizes announced for ‘Dine & Win’ promotion across the city
Dubai, UAE; 12 February 2018: Dubai’s annual citywide culinary celebration, Dubai Food Festival (DFF), is set to return this year from 22 February to 10 March – serving up an enticing feast of events, activities and promotions across the city. Back for its fifth edition, the 17-day programme showcases the variety of dining options available across Dubai and provides an opportunity for foodies to try some of the best gastronomic experiences the city has to offer.
Residents and ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 08, 2018: For the second year in a row, Italian Trade Agency is hosting the Italian Food Lab at the upcoming Gulfood to bring to life the true flavors of Italy through cooking shows by Chefs specialized in Mediterranean cuisine, tasting sessions by Italian specialty food products companies and informative sessions on the EU quality logos - PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) and PGI (Protected Geographical Indication).
According to Gianpaolo Bruno, Trade Commissioner to the UAE, Oman and Pakistan at the Italian Trade Agency: “Italian food is really a celebration of good quality produce. Preparing Italian food starts with the shopping: quality ingredients are a priority to creating an unforgettable Italian meal. At the Italian Food Lab, we want to raise awareness of the ‘Made in ......read more
Talabat is marking Valentine’s Day with a weekend of foodie fun and games at Kite Beach on 9 and 10 February
“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” George Bernard Shaw
Dubai, UAE, February 07, 2018: It is said that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Talabat is starting the festivities early with a weekend of celebrations in honour of our universal and enduring love affair with food.
Located at Kite Beach, Talabat’s ‘Food, Fun and Games’ activation will take place on 9th and 10th February. The free-to-attend event will be open from 2pm to 5pm each day, with the opportunity for participants to win some great prizes.
Food, Fun and Games will feature different food-themed challenges and ......read more
6th Feb 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates : Keventers, the original milkshake brand has forayed into the Middle East with the launch of its store at Dubai’s latest beachfront attraction, La Mer. Keventers, a brand synonymous with milkshakes and backed by a legacy of over 100 years, now resonates an uber cool, aspirational brand, that perfectly blends with an ambitious urban generation Y.
With every milkshake made to order, Keventers offers a delightful set of classic, thick and fruity milkshakes. Milkshake lovers can indulge in modern flavours like Nutella Marshmello, Nutella Caramel, Bubble Gum, Kit Kat while classics such as Strawberry and Mango shakes stand firmly on the menu. Date Jallab and Avacado Honey milkshakes also add a local flavour, making the entire menu appealing to all taste buds. To ease the coolness of the ......read more
Win instant cashback from the 7th February to 10th March when you visit only four of the 75 participating restaurants.
5th February 2018, Dubai, UAE: Dubai Festival City Mall will turn into a food lover’s paradise for a five-week long ‘Festival of Flavours’ starting from Wednesday, the 7th of February, with a variety of special offers from free desserts, cooking classes, up to 50% off and ‘kids eat free’.
Grab your passport and win instant cashback - Visit Dubai Festival City Mall to collect your food passport which will be stamped every time you spend AED 50 at any food outlet across restaurants at the mall including Festival Bay and the food court. Once you have collected four stamps, you will win an instant cash back voucher to spend at the mall.
A world of food options – ......read more
Deputy CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis, Dr Juma Al Matrooshi also present during the meeting held in Al Maya Supermarket in DSO.
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2018: Mr. Kamal Vachani, Group Director of Al Maya Group welcomed the first Scottish trade envoy to the UAE Mr. Nicholas Maclean at Al Maya Supermarket in Dubai Silicon Oasis.
Dr. Juma Al Matrooshi, Deputy CEO of Dubai Silicon Oasis, was also present on the occasion. On the occasion, Mr. Vachani informed Mr. Maclean about the FMCG products available across the UAE coming from Scotland. The envoy appreciated the Al Maya Group’s role in promoting Scottish food products in the UAE.
The UAE is one of the fastest growing markets for Scottish food, according to Scottish Development International. The Middle East region remains a core market for Scottish salmon, seafood, ......read more
For the perfect evening under the stars at D R I F T Beach Dubai
(Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017): D R I F T Beach Dubai, the gorgeous new beach destination at One&Only Royal Mirage is promising something extra special this Valentine’s Day, opening its doors for dinner to offer guests a taste of effortless Provençal charm as they dine with their loved ones.
Set in an understated yet idyllic beach side location, tucked away from reality, couples are invited to escape the city, as they share delicious dishes from DRIFT’s signature restaurant. With a smooth saxophonist playing all-time favourite love songs, guests can select from the seafood specials at DRIFT’s iconic Raw Bar, where caviar, freshly shucked oysters and fabulous lobster will be served on ice, perfect for sharing, and accompanied by ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2018: At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa invites guests to celebrate the most romantic day of the year with its bespoke ‘His & Her’ menu specially curated for couples. Gastronomical surprises combined with the most awe-inspiring experiences, this exclusive Valentine’s Day offer will be celebrated on 14 and 15 February.
As part of the ‘His & Her’ offer, guests can look forward to an exquisite dining experience with a five or seven course menu that will be served against the backdrop of spectacular panoramic views of Downtown Dubai, surrounded by the lulling cadence of the Arabian Sea, creating a truly memorable ambience.
The culinary team at At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa have crafted a tantalising menu using the freshest ingredients for the guests. The servings to include ......read more
New location for Dubai whole food eatery opens January 2018
Dubai, UAE, January 18, 2018: When it’s time to kick back with a leisurely late weekend breakfast, lunch with friends or a goodness packed smoothie or cold pressed juice, Sophie’s Café has you covered. A home-grown concept created by Whissle, the leading hospitality group in the UAE, responsible for award winning brands such OKKU and CLAW, Sophie’s health-conscious menu and specialist coffees has been keeping Palm residents healthy and happy since 2011.
Now, in 2018, it’s time for Sophie’s to share its secret recipes and home-grown goodness with a brand new location at the Metro Central Hotel, Barsha Heights. Serving up a fantastic selection of wholesome and healthy dishes, everything at Sophie’s Café is created ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2018: Xclusive Yachts is excited to announce the launch of a whole new concept to the nautical tourism industry in Dubai – ‘High-Tea At Sea’. Being rated as Dubai’s only 5 star luxury yacht charter, they believe it is obligatory to constantly innovate and improve to provide its clients the best services onboard.
The launch event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 8th of April at Xclusive Yacht’s official party boat and their largest one that can accommodate over 200 guests. The 2 hours cruise will begin at 1:00 pm starting at the Dubai Marina Yacht Club. The custom made High-Tea menu is catered by The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina.
The tradition of High-Tea or Afternoon Tea is quintessentially British, the idea being to fill in the long gap ......read more
Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik inaugurate Sthan, a restaurant based on the concept of food beyond borders in Dubai
The newly launched restaurant offers a delectable palette of food that speaks volumes of the everlasting impression of culinarily rich flavors from Hindustan, Pakistan and Afghanistan
“It is a treat to watch how the menu which is carefully crafted for Sthan balances not only the flavors but also emotions from India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to offer a delightful sumptuous spread.” - Mr. Rohith Muralya, Director – Concept Cuisine, SFC Group
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 27, 2017: Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza and her husband, Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Malik inaugurate Sthan in Dubai. Sthan Restaurant, offering authentic Frontier food from beyond borders, is now ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 13, 2017: Premium quality, Elegance and Luxury are some of the characteristics that define the first PappaRoti Boutique which opened today at Emirates Towers in Dubai. The event was attended by Ms. Rahsa Al Danhani, Owner and Founder of PappaRoti Café and PappaRoti Boutique, High Officials, VIPs and leading media representatives and influencers.
PappaRoti Boutique is a smart and polished version of PappaRoti café, known for its signature coffee–caramelized bun, upgraded by top notch service garnished with luxury and elegance. The interior is warm and sophisticated and offers customers a delightful experience in a comfortable seating set-up bathed by arrays of light.
“PappaRoti is a versatile brand that is growing and evolving with the growth of the UAE, and responds to the growing ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 13th December, 2017: H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, ADFCA, today officially opened SIAL Middle East 2017, the region’s fastest growing business trade event for the food, drink and hospitality industries.
The exhibition is being held under the strategic patronage of the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and in coordination with the Department of Culture and Tourism.
H.H. Sheikh Mansour toured the halls of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, and met with exhibitors from across the region and the globe.
Sheikh Mansour said that the emirate of Abu Dhabi has an advanced legislative structure and special incentives to invest in F&B, its distinguished management of food strategic ......read more
Easter isn’t Easter without a Hot Cross Bun, and this year Marks & Spencer has its biggest range yet which will leave your family truly spoilt for choice!
With a delicious and inventive selection of hot cross buns to choose from – including new M&S flavours such as Chocolate Orange and Cranberry and Orange, as well as the classic favourites – Kentish Bramley ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and official airline partner of Taste of Hong Kong, crowned Eric Räty, from Café Gray Deluxe, winner of the Taste the World competition in Hong Kong on 18 March 2017.
The Taste the World award is presented to the chef who best epitomises Etihad Airways’ food philosophy, which ......read more
Popular Filipino Restaurant Launches New Menu Featuring For the First Time an Incredible Array of Grilled Dishes, Sizzlers and Traditional Favorites
Dubai, UAE, March 14, 2017: For years Filipino cuisine has been predicted to be the next “it” food and here in Dubai, there’s no better place to experience this than Max’s Restaurant.
The popular Filipino ......read more
Week-long celebration of most important meal of the day to run from 14th – 20th March with freebies up for grabs for early risers
Dubai, 13th March, 2017: Famous for being the most important meal of the day, McDonald’s UAE will be celebrating the brilliance of breakfast by making its most popular breakfast items available around the clock for a full week, starting ......read more
Yoplait also leads the Kids’ Yogurt segment with 43.4 % value share
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 11, 2017: Yoplait – part of the Abu Dhabi-based Agthia Group’s Consumer product portfolio – has significantly reinforced its position as a key player in the UAE value-added yogurt market (defined as the aggregate of non-plain yogurt products).
With a value-share jump ......read more
International celebrity chefs Michel Roux Jr, Luke Thomas, Joshua Stanzl, Eric Lanlard, Reza Mahammad, Gary Rhodes, Mohammad Orfali, Suzanne Husseini, Aldo Zilli and Jenny Morris celebrated the 10th anniversary of Taste of Dubai
Tickets are on sale via www.tasteofdubaifestival.com
9 March 2017 - Dubai, UAE: International celebrity chefs have gathered at The St. Regis, Habtoor City ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 9 March, 2017– Nature offers a wide range of unexpected ingredients that provides people with unique benefits that will help address their beauty and haircare needs. Vatika, one of the leading hair care brands in the region, has always been committed to exploring innovative natural ingredients for its range of products, and as such has introduced its new Vatika Shampoos ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017: Godiva is proud to announce the launch of its stylish limited edition Spring Collection. Beautifully capturing the spirit of rejuvenation, joy and celebration associated with the season, the whimsical Spring Collection is the perfect gift for Easter and Mother’s Day.
Curated with passion and precision by Godiva’s team of creative and culinary ......read more
Featuring 110 companies from 27 countries
Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 7th March 2017: His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, inaugurated today the 9th edition of the Dubai Drink Technology Expo, which is held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 7-9 March 2017. Al Qamzi was accompanied ......read more
Healthy lifestyle leads to growth of healthy eating
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 6th March 2017: Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre (DHTC) has launched a new food and beverage concept named Eat well, the first science-based nutrition and sustainable eatery in Dubai with gluten and sugar free dishes. It prides itself in recognition of its nutritious, environmentally sustainable operation ......read more
Japanese institution brings picture-perfect views, legendary food and party tunes to the UAE’s Friday brunch scene.
Dubai, UAE, March 5, 2017: Head down to Sho Cho every Friday, where the popular Japanese restaurant hosts one of the UAE’s most happening brunches. Sho cho Dubai devotee looking out over the Arabian Gulf.
Featuring unlimited starters and a choice of ......read more
Leading UAE FMCG brand crowned winner in the ‘Best Fruit and Vegetable Innovation’ and ‘Best Meat and Poultry Innovation’ categories
Dubai, UAE, March 7th, 2017: Proud recipients of two major awards at the Gulfood 2017, the Albatha Group’s division - Global Food Industries - was recognised for their exemplary efforts toward healthy ......read more
Dubai, 4th March, 2017: During its 21st season, Global Village, the region’s leading multicultural festival park, has brought in the global street food trend to its destination and is now offering its guests a unique international street food experience.
Global Village’s Kiosk Street has become a go-to hub for local and international foodies. From Mediterranean to East ......read more
The region’s first city dedicated to food and commercial industries, extending over 11 million square feet
Al Mazrouei: the ambitious project is Economic Vision of Sharjah under the prudent leadership of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi.
The mega project is part of the authority’s endeavor and commitment to develop its services and take a quantum leap ......read more
Introduces Simply Sufi range of ready-to-cook and fully cooked chicken products. Traditional flavours and unique recipes to tickle the Asian taste buds.
Convenience and increasing number of working population to drive the category growth
Available at a Safeer, Nesto, Pakistan Super Markets and Union Co-op amongst others.
Brand to hit Lulu Hypermarkets and Carrefour stores soon.
March 2, ......read more
Brexit presents new opportunities for food producers from Wales at Gulfood
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017: From famous lamb, to meat alternatives or gold-flaked marmalade, food producers from Wales are out in force at Gulfood 2017 to show what they can offer the world as they prepare for business post-Brexit.
With Britain preparing to leave the European Union in the coming months, UK ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017: ICONS Coffee Couture, a fashion and lifestyle coffee shop chain, offering indulgence the healthier way, continuous it’s expansion around the GCC with its newest branch opening at iconic Guinness Record winning Cayan Tower in Dubai Marina in collaboration with LivNordic Spa and Wellness, Cayan Hospitality with further outlets following all over UAE, KSA, ......read more
Global Gulfood launch bags signature orders from KSA and Turkey
Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2017: Jordanian food technologist and food production company owner Khaled Kasih is celebrating a 15-year dream realised at Gulfood 2017, the world’s largest annual food event which runs at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday night (March 2), with the launch of a 100% natural and ......read more
World’s largest food exhibition recognises creative industry leaders in grand ceremony
Dubai, UAE, 28 February 2017: Gulfood 2017, the 22nd edition of the world’s largest annual food industry exhibition, has crowned its Innovation Awards winners at a glittering ceremony held at the Conrad Hotel.
The Innovation Awards, sponsored by Al Dahra, recognise and honour ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: Gulfood 2017, the 22nd edition of the world’s largest food and beverage trade platform, has rubberstamped its standing as a true industry weathervane and innovation laboratory.
Right across the 1,000,000 square foot show, which runs until Thursday 2 March at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), up to 90,000 food professionals from 150 countries are ......read more
Tech breakthrough sees natural herbal beverages muscle in on conventional soft drinks
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: Five years of investment in hi-tech R&D came to fruition for Turkey’s Meyania drinks at Gulfood 2017, the world’s largest annual food event running at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday night.
The company’s ground-breaking 100 per cent ......read more
Offering those that experience lactose intolerance the ability to enjoy the goodness of dairy
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: NZMP, the global ingredients brand of Fonterra, has launched NZMP Low Lactose Instant Whole Milk Powder (IWMP). This new ingredient has less than 2% lactose and allows consumer milk powder manufacturers to capitalise on the increasing consumer demand for low ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: The New Atkins Lifestyle has launched a delicious low carb, low sugar Fudge Caramel bar in the UAE. The Fudge Caramel bar makes for satisfying ‘elevenses’ or afternoon snack and is perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth.
Scrumptious and satisfying, yet low in sugar and carb treats are hard to come by, but with new tasty addition in the ......read more
Dubai’s ESMA hosts Global Halal Industry Platform as part of Gulfood programme
Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017: The global food industry needs to make fundamental shifts in its operations to advance food safety worldwide, the Global Halal Industry Platform held in Dubai today has heard.
The Platform, organised by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Meteorogy ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 27, 2017: Hon’ble Mr George Eustice MP, Minister for Farming, Food and Marine Environment, Government of United Kingdom, visited Al Maya Supermarket, Dubai, informed Mr Kamal Vachani, Group Director, Al Maya Group. This is the first time British Minister visiting any Supermarket in Dubai, informed Mr Kamal Vachani. The Minister is here on the ......read more
Taste of Dubai adds to its sizzling line-up as Reza Mahmmad and Jenny Morris join the star-studded food extravaganza
Tickets are on sale online
27 February 2017 - Dubai, UAE: 10 years ago Taste Festivals launched in Dubai with a vision to become the most loved Food, Drink and Music Festival. In 9 years the festival has seen 160,000 visitors, 172 of the hottest ......read more
**With four generations of tea blending and tasting experience, Ahmad Tea offers a variety of over 70 blends from across the globe**
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: Research has shown that drinking tea has a number of health benefits. Tea is a means of hydration, it also contains antioxidants which assist in fighting free radicals within the body, contributes to better weight ......read more
Dubai mega show proves a hotbed for global food sector innovation
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, today opened Gulfood 2017, the 22nd edition of the world-leading food and beverage exhibition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
Touring the 1,000,000 sq. ft. show, which runs for five ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: BurJuman is the place for families this Dubai Food Festival. From 20th February to 19th March, visitors can make the most of Dubai’s family friendly venue, with special offers from the region’s leading family entertainment center, Magic Planet and more than 20 participating BurJuman food outlets.
Shoppers looking to take a well-earned ......read more
New campaign celebrates Peru’s distinction as world’s top producer of superfoods
26 February, 2017, UAE: Peru reinforces its superfood credentials during Gulfood 2017 with the launch of its “Superfoods Peru” brand. The comprehensive global campaign celebrates Peru’s status as the world’s top producer of superfoods and highlights the quality, variety ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 26, 2017: Departing this month will be the largest ever trade delegation from Wales to attend one of the world’s leading food and beverage exhibitions in Dubai. Gulfood is to be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from the 26 February – 2 March 2017.
25 companies from across the food and drink sector in Wales are taking part under the Welsh ......read more
Food and Beverage sector in Jafza grows by more than 22%
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 February, 2017: Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza); a DP World Company and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the Middle East region and Africa, has posted a 22.5% growth in foreign companies from the Food and Beverage Sector (F&B) — rising from 480 companies in 2015 to 588 last ......read more
The seductive new chocolate collection inspired by some of the world’s best-loved cake recipes
Godiva is proud to announce the launch of its limited edition Buffet de Gâteaux Valentine’s Day Collection. Indulgent, sensual and made for sharing, the innovative new chocolate collection was inspired by some of the best-loved cake recipes from around the ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, February 25, 2017: Euler Hermes, the world’s leading provider of trade-related credit insurance solutions, expects food prices to rise in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2017. Global food prices stopped plunging in 2016, with a contained -1.5 percent drawback of the FAO Food Index. This was the lowest decrease in five consecutive years.
Jules Kappeler, Chief ......read more
Ingredients brand of Fonterra eyes Gulfood as springboard to increase MEA trade
Dubai, UAE, February 25, 2017: After more than 40 years’ partnering with Middle Eastern and African (MEA) food and beverage manufacturers, NZMP, the ingredients brand of Fonterra – the world’s largest exporter of dairy products - is eyeing its first standalone presence at Gulfood as ......read more
Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu to inaugurate the new Meena Bazaar outlet
Dubai, 25 February 2017: Al Adil Group, now more than three decades old, marched towards another milestone. The group has set up its’ 35th outlet at Dubai’s most sought after business destination Meena Bazaar, Bur Dubai. The grand opening of this outlet will take place at 7 p.m. on 2nd March 2017. ......read more
Dedicated Beverages segment at 22nd edition of Gulfood to highlight how companies are evolving to meet demand for specialist tea and coffee
Spotlight on ‘healthier’ soft drinks driven by younger population seeking alternatives to carbonated sodas
Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2017: The global tea and coffee business is booming with coffee drinkers alone spending US $85 ......read more
AFIDOP will highlight strength, heritage, quality and diversity of Italy’s leading cheeses for the fifth year amongst leading Gulf F&B suppliers, retailers and restaurants
Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2017: From February 26 - March 2, the Associazione Formaggi Italiani DOP e IGP (Association of Italian P.D.O Cheeses), better known as AFIDOP, returns to Gulfood 2017 to showcase ......read more
Dubai, 23rd February, 2017: Boxpark, the offbeat destination by Meraas, is set to be the ultimate foodie haven between 23rd February to 11th March, as it celebrates the fourth edition of Dubai Food Festival with the launch of an Organic Community Market.
A first for Boxpark, the Organic Market will be hosted in partnership with Organic Guild, the people behind the development and ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 23 February 2017: London-based food truck trader, The Roadery, has created its first Burg-Khalifa at Eat The World DXB, the ultimate food truck event which is on all weekend at Burj Park, Downtown Dubai.
Crafted from four glorious patties of Wagyu beef, truffled cheese, ethical duck foie gras, saffron mayonnaise and blackberry ketchup, the towering burger is ......read more
The UAE retail chain takes you on a tasty culinary journey across its stores in Dubai
Dubai – UAE: 22 February, 2017: UAE retail store chain Choithrams today announced the launch of a Canadian Goodness Festival in Dubai. This is an integral part of the retail giant's strategic business plans. Known to be one of the most popular chains of stores in the country, the ......read more
Dubai, 22nd February, 2017: Alpen Capital, an investment banking advisory firm, announced the publication of its report on the GCC Food Industry. The report presents the state of the food industry while covering demand-supply dynamics across various food categories in the GCC nations. The report also covers the recent trends, growth drivers, and challenges in the industry, along with the ......read more
With a focus on its Raha’s catering range, Panache International exhibits at the Gulfood 2017 from 26th February to2nd March, Stand No.: S-M58
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 February, 2017: Panache International, a pioneer in the disposables sector with a history of quality disposables manufacturing and excellent consumer care, is set to present its range of catering and ......read more
Together, Choithrams and WFP team up for Zero Hunger and Malnutrition in the Middle East and West Africa
Dubai, UAE: 21 February, 2017: Choithrams, a leading supermarket chain in Dubai, concluded the second year of its alliance with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) with a generous donation of over AED 1.3 million to deliver nutritious school meals to children in need in the ......read more
To be held on February 22, 2017, in Dubai Knowledge Village, the invitation-only event is a hub for food service industry experts to showcase their know-how and engage with owners and operators in the field, addressing pressing industry issues and brainstorming key innovation points at the turn of the HORECA segment
The event is targeted towards Franchisors and Franchisees, Restaurant ......read more
UAE, February 21, 2017 – Brazilian companies are set to showcase their comprehensive range of quality products at the upcoming Gulfood, one of the largest annual food exhibitions taking place from February 26 to March 2, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Center. The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce will also have a stand spanning 33 square meters. The participation is heavily supported by the ......read more
“A busy season ahead for the beverage industry in Dubai”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 February 2017: A list of big shows and events are lined up to take place in Dubai next month, keeping experts and specialists in the beverage industry busy. A number of events will be taking place highlighting the latest trending technologies, products and services in this burgeoning ......read more
DUBAI, UAE – FEBRUARY 20, 2017 – The heart wants what it wants, and the average UAE consumer wants milk, cheese or chocolate – most probably, all three.
The most comprehensive study of brands based on emotions has revealed that UAE consumers have strong emotional connections with brands that include the 50-year-old Kuwaiti mega-corporation Americana, three GCC dairy ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 20, 2017: Ruya, the Anatolian restaurant and bar hot spot located at the Grosvenor House, invites Jazz enthusiasts to commence their evening in style on its impressive outdoor terrace and mark this year’s 15th edition of the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival.
The stunning ambience will set the right mood for the Festival while guests can indulge in a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 19th February 2017: As part of its efforts to support the message and blessed goals of the Year of Giving, Dubai Customs signed a memorandum of Understanding with Union Coop; one of the biggest consumer cooperatives in the UAE.
The agreement was signed by Ahmed Obeid Al Falasi, Executive Director of Human Resources, Finance and Administration at Dubai Customs and Harbi ......read more