#Food

uae food production

ADQ establishes new company, Silal, in Abu Dhabi to boost local food production

Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri has been appointed as the CEO of the new entity

Pure Harvest

UAE’s Pure Harvest to open $30m facility in Kuwait to supply retailer Sultan Center

The farm will supply many varieties of tomatoes, vine crops, leafy greens and berries and is expected to open next year

Dubai Central laboratory

New food testing lab in Dubai to screen for contaminants

The lab has been set up in the Fruits and Vegetables Market in Warsan, Dubai

Al Habtoor Palace

Al Habtoor Group to offer kosher food at all its properties in the UAE

Habtoor Hospitality has partnered with Elli’s Kosher Kitchen which was founded by Ellie Kriel in 2019

Balki Radhakrishnan General Mills

Five minutes with Balki Radhakrishnan, vice president and managing director, General Mills AMEA

US-based food company General Mills recently launched the world’s first Old El Paso restaurant in Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed reiterates UAE’s drive to enhance food and water security

He has instructed the relevant departments to monitor the national reserves, invest in food technologies and forge international partnerships too

La Serre Boulangerie Dubai

Dubai restaurant La Serre to expand to Riyadh, New York and London

It will open its first interantional outpost in Riyadh in Q1 2021

Shanghai ME Dubai

Restaurant review: Shanghai ME, Dubai

Shanghai Me, unlike its name might suggest, doesn’t do traditional Chinese, either by way of its vibe or its food

Alcohol MMI

Smart alcohol licence launched in Dubai

Residents holding the existing red card licence will need to replace it with the new black smart licence by August 31

UAE food and drinks maker Agthia shifts to home deliveries

The company has introduced its own e-commerce website, and sales through retailers’ online platforms are growing

Paving a path to build resilience within the FMCG industry

In compelling times, FMCG companies must elevate their approach to efficiently meet the needs of the communities they serve

Arada reveals movie line-up for Sharjah’s first drive-in cinema, set to open on July 1

All films at the 150-capacity cinema will be free to enter, on a first-come, first-served basis

Dubai bars and pubs ordered to stop serving alcohol until further notice

Licensed restaurants in Dubai can continue to serve alcohol

UAE food products trade amounted to Dhs31.7bn in Q1 2020

The value of the country’s food imports in the first quarter of this year amounted to Dhs17.98bn

Smart Acres vertical farming

Smart Acres vertical farming company to launch in the UAE in Q3 2020

It has collaborated with South Korean vertical farming tech company n.thing

Covid-19: Talabat CEO on how the regional food delivery business been impacted

Serial entrepreneur and leadership trainer Spencer Lodge speaks to Tomaso Rodriguez, CEO of food delivery platform Talabat on dealing with the pandemic

Dubai restaurants now allowed to serve alcohol

Restaurants will have to follow strict measure when serving customers

Saudi Arabia boosts food spending at home and abroad to secure supply

Following the Covid-19 outbreak, the kingdom introduced two initiatives worth $665m to support farmers and facilitate food imports

COYA Dubai Iftar

Culinary corner: Home-delivered iftars in Dubai

While restaurants are restricted from accepting many guests onto their premises, a few have decided to take their gourmet food to your home

Watch: Burj Khalifa lights up as contributions pour in for world’s tallest donation box

For every light purchased for Dhs10 as part of the campaign, one meal is provided to someone in need

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Kcal launches limited-edition Ramadan menu with free home delivery in the UAE

The healthy food company has also crafted a special meal plan for those who want to continue to stay on top of their routine throughout the holy month

UAE’s Ministry of Climate Change and Environment expedites food import services

The move will facilitate a continued food supply in the lead to the month of Ramadan

Certain food stores allowed to operate in Dubai, outlets fined for inflating face mask prices

Meat, fruits, vegetables, roaster, mills, fish, coffee, tea trading stores can stay open from morning to night

Bombay Borough, Dubai

Restaurant review: Bombay Borough

Bombay Borough, which opened in Gate Village 3 of DIFC in February, is willing to brave

Saudi dairy company Almarai’s CEO resigns

The company’s former CEO Georges P Schorderet has been re-appointed to the role

Live! Jazz Music At The Ivy

A night at a top class restaurant and an evening of jazz music are no longer mutually exclusive.

Reviewed: Okku Restaurant

This moody, atmospheric restaurant appeals to a see-and-be-seen crowd.

A Night Out At Armani

So Armani’s designer clothes are a hit, but what about his designer Italian food?