Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 23 March 2023: With the Holy Month of Ramadan around the corner, one of Riyadh’s most conveniently located hotels, Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, invites guests to experience its world-class F&B outlets.
Amidst fasting, spending quality time with loved ones, and observing this time of spirituality and reflection, the hotel is offering a range of delicious and appetising F&B options this Ramadan to enjoy in with friends, family and colleagues.
Whether guests are looking to break their fast with family and friends at the Amara Ramadan Tent, enjoy a fine-dining cultural journey through the captivating aromas of authentic Armenian cuisine at Mayrig, relax with some rejuvenating body massages and treatments, or kick back and enjoy shisha with an ambience, Hilton Riyadh ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 19 March 2022: With the holy month of Ramadan around the corner, one of Riyadh’s most conveniently located hotels, Hilton Riyadh Hotel and Residences, invites guests to experience its world class F&B outlets.
Amidst fasting, spending quality time with loved ones, and observing this time of spirituality and reflection, the hotel is offering a range of delicious and appetising F&B options this Ramadan to indulge in with friends, family and colleagues.
Whether guests are looking to break their fast with family and friends at the Amara Ramadan Tent, enjoy a fine-dining cultural journey through the captivating aromas of authentic Armenian cuisine at Mayrig, relax with some rejuvenating body massages and treatments, or kick back and enjoy shisha with an ambience, Hilton Riyadh ......read more
The world’s genuine Saudi restaurant provides a special Ramadan menu to Saudi food lovers at Diriyah Gate
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 17, 2023: MAIZ, a unique fine-dining concept that brings authentic Saudi cuisine in a thematic Saudi Arabian cultural setting, is offering a special Ramadan menu for Iftar featuring an array of Saudi delicacies that represent a unique journey of the Kingdom’s heritage and culture.
Located at Bujairi Terrace, a new fine-dining destination at Diriyah Gate Development, MAIZ is set up in an idyllic setting far away from the hustle and bustle of the city providing an exceptional culinary journey that is a feast for all senses.
The restaurant chefs prepared a unique menu for Ramadan including a delightful selection of hot and cold mezze, salads, soups, special Saudi dishes and a ......read more
Celebrate the holy month with a delectable selection of dishes made with fresh, high-quality ingredients and a touch of Greek hospitality
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 16, 2022: Meraki Restaurant, the authentic Greek concept that offers the finest Mediterranean experience, is pleased to announce the launch of its Ramadan menu for Iftar. The menu is available for a limited time only, from the start of Ramadan until the end of the holy month.
The Ramadan menu features a delicious array of dishes that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. Start your meal with a Pita Bread Basket served with a variety of Greek pita bread, olive oil, and oregano. You can also enjoy a Meraki Spreads Selection, including Greek-style hummus and tzatziki, the Chickpeas Soup, made with slow-cooked beef cheek and graviera cheese, or the Spinach Pie ......read more
March, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Gather with loved ones to enjoy the holy month of Ramadan as Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Northern Ring Road has announced it will host several Iftar options in its popular Seven Restaurant, with the option of having the iftar buffet delivered right to the doorstep of a corporate event or gathering.
Whether patrons are in search of a buffet spread with traditional favorites, prefer an intimate VIP terrace dining experience on the top floor, or are looking for the ultimate catering service, the hotel is ready to create unforgettable moments this Ramadan. Guests staying at the hotel throughout the holy month will have the option of enjoying Iftar at Seven Restaurant inclusive of their package.
New Iftar menu offerings include:
Seven Restaurant, the signature all-day ......read more
Experience the Best of Italy and South of France at Mamo with its Signature Dish - Rigatoni Alla Norcina
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 20, 2023: Mamo Michelangelo, one of the most prominent Italian and Provençal French restaurants in Riyadh, has introduced a new culinary delight to its menu. The signature dish, Rigatoni Alla Norcina, is a tantalizing pasta dish that is sure to impress diners.
This delicious dish is prepared with fresh rigatoni pasta, spicy beef sausage Spinata Picante, porcini cream with mushrooms, fresh black truffle, and a cheese sauce made of Pecorino cheese, and Grana Parano grated cheese. Suitable for a sumptuous Italian dinner, this mouthwatering dish is priced at 190 Saudi Riyals.
Guests can enjoy this signature dish in the warm and welcoming atmosphere of Mamo restaurant. The restaurant's ......read more
The traditional Saleeg dish is a great way to immerse yourself in the flavors of Hijaz
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 27, 2023: MAIZ, a unique fine-dining concept that brings authentic Saudi cuisine in a thematic Saudi Arabian cultural setting, welcomes guests to unique culinary experience at Bujairi Terrace, a new fine-dining destination developed as part of Diriyah Gate Development.
Inspired by the energy of the sun, the warmth of the desert, and the traditions of Saudi Arabia cuisine, Maiz invites visitors to embark on an exceptional journey in Saudi flavours, innovative drinks, and unparalleled hospitality all throughout the day.
As one of the most popular Saudi dishes served at Maiz, Saleeg is the one that you will never be able to resist! It is prepared using simple ingredients in no time and we find that it is ......read more
• Moviegoers can enjoy a specially curated menu across all VOX Cinemas GOLD locations in Riyadh and Jeddah
• Menu now available in Riyadh and Jeddah
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 18 January 2023: VOX Cinemas, the dedicated cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim, and Saudi chef Mona Mosly have unveiled a new expanded menu as part of their ongoing collaboration. Moviegoers in Riyadh can look forward to a wider range of Saudi fusion flavours on the specially curated menu, which features more than 20 dishes including Kibbeh Nachos and BBQ Chicken Bao, that have been created exclusively by the female celebrity chef for VOX Cinemas.
In September, the largest cinema exhibitor in the region joined forces with the Top Chef Middle East host and judge to elevate the Kingdom’s in-cinema dining ......read more
AlUla Citrus Festival, Fresh Food Market and Flavours of AlUla will all explore the area’s diverse and rich variety of produce
AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, January 11, 2022: A unique and immersive culinary journey is on the cards for food lovers in AlUla, thanks to an expanded series of culinary events and activations which will showcase the high-quality, locally grown produce synonymous with the area.
As part of this year’s Winter at Tantora schedule, the AlUla Citrus Festival returns for a second year, with local farmers from the area’s 4,700 farms promoting the diverse selection of crops available in the fertile region including oranges, clementines, mandarins and lemons as well as lime grapefruit, pomegranate, pomelo, kumquat, citrons and more on the weekends of January 6-7, 13-14 and ......read more
Celebrity chefs, immersive sensory experiences and family fun on the menu
AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: A unique and immersive culinary journey is on the cards for food lovers at Flavours of AlUla, a fun and colourful celebration of food, flavour and art that is being held from December 29 to January 14 as part of the Winter at Tantora events.
Flavours of AlUla will showcase traditional local and regional cuisine and ingredients through a range of experiential masterclasses with renowned chefs, food stalls and fun activations that will make for a truly multisensory experience.
High-profile chefs are participating at “Flavours of AlUla” in a series of masterclasses hosted in the Master Arena, an area designed for knowledge sharing.
Budding chefs and foodies will be able to learn a ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 29, 2022: Get ready for a memorable new year at Mamo Michelangelo that perfectly embodies the Italian and south of France flavours.
The restaurant is providing Riyadh guests the opportunity to enjoy a special set menu with a live DJ performance and the best view in town to watch the live firework at Al Faisaliah Tower. Mamo dinner is inclusive of Italian and French delicacies and sparkling drinks and mocktails.
Concept of Al Khozama – one of the most prominent players in the Gulf region’s hospitality sector, the restaurant offers amazing experience at lunch and dinner with a unique menu featuring a variety of dishes such as the creamy Burrata from Napoli, lamb shoulder perfectly cooked in the wood-fired oven, the delicious chicken and some signature dishes like the ......read more
The world’s genuine Saudi restaurant and the new fine-dining destination at Diriyah Gate Development
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 29, 2022: MAIZ, a unique fine-dining concept that brings authentic Saudi cuisine in a thematic Saudi Arabian cultural setting, opens its doors at Bujairi Terrace, a new fine-dining destination developed as part of Diriyah Gate Development.
Concept of Al Khozama – one of the most prominent players in the Gulf region’s hospitality sector, MAIZ is the world’s genuine Saudi restaurant and aims to create a new food genre which in the future will be referred to as The Saudi Food, globally.
CEO of Al Khozama, Mr. Khaled Saud Abu Haimed said, “Al Khozama brings decades of rich expertise in the hospitality sector and MAIZ will not only ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 26, 2022: Indulge in an authentic Greek and Mediterranean experience and end the year at Meraki, the contemporary concept offering the finest Mediterranean experience, in a stylish and authentic setting.
Reflecting the true spirit of the Cyclades, Meraki is strategically located at the heart of Riyadh in Faisaliah hotel with spectacular views of Faisaliah tower and the city, offering Riyadh guests and residents the opportunity to enjoy a premium set menu for New Year’s Eve. Seated within the main dining room, enjoy delicious sharing plates and the best seafood dishes, for a minimum spend of SAR 550 per person.
Guests can also upgrade their package to include special beverages. The silver package that features a welcome mocktail, midnight toast with bubbles, priced at SAR 150 per person, ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 20, 2022: Meraki, the contemporary Greek concept offering the finest Mediterranean experience in a stylish and authentic setting, invites Riyadh guests and residents to an immersive journey to the Greek islands through exceptional food, innovative drinks, and incomparable hospitality.
Founded and created by the Waney brothers, the creators of La Petit Maison, Zuma, Roka, Coya and other world-class restaurants, Meraki celebrates the warmth and generosity of the Greek hospitality featuring exclusive menu with signature dishes, special flavors, Mediterranean-sharing plates and best fish dishes.
Strategically located at the heart of Riyadh in Faisaliah hotel, Meraki represents a vibrant social hub with spectacular views of Faisaliah tower and the city and transports visitors to the warmth and relaxation of ......read more
Saudi Arabia, 24 November 2022 - Deliverect, a global scale-up that simplifies digital orders for more than 32,000 locations across 40 markets, announced the results of a new research in partnership with Qoot, the Kingdom’s Café and Restaurant Association, which revealed that 45% of the restaurants manage 2 to 3 brands from the same location. 78% are intending to manage more brands from existing outlets in the near future.
The research revealed that more than 80% of the restaurants depend on online ordering or delivery to generate sales, with 30% of the restaurants generating more than 50% of their revenues from delivery.
Given that 50% of restaurants identified themselves as tech savvy when it comes to F&B technology and a whopping 78% are intending to manage more brands from their existing outlets, ......read more
• Saudi Coffee Company (SCC) attends the sixth edition of Future Investment Initiative (FII) as official coffee partner, presenting an educational journey to shed light on the company’s mission to energize Saudi’s coffee industry
• SCC shares its ambitions to make the Saudi coffee industry among the most sustainable in the world
Riyadh, October 27, 2022 - Saudi Coffee Company (SCC) attended this year’s Future Investment Initiative (FII) as the official coffee partner to share its wide-ranging plans to develop every aspect of value chain of the Kingdom’s coffee industry, from bean to cup.
“FII was an excellent opportunity for Saudi Coffee Company to engage with investors, entrepreneurs and policymakers from across the world. ......read more
25 October 2022, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Co. (SADAFCO), the leader in the UHT (long life) milk market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reported strong financial results for the second quarter of the financial year 2022/23.
SADAFCO reported a significantly higher net profit of 12.4 percent compared to 10.1 percent in the previous quarter and 31 percent higher from the same quarter in the previous year due increased focus on sale of high margin SKU’S primarily in ice cream (25%) and milk (28%) and tomato paste (28%); production efficiencies in Jeddah factories through automation and prudent sourcing of raw materials and enhanced penetration in the market.
Despite the inflationary pressures that persist across the business globally, SADAFCO are cautiously optimistic regarding the ......read more
Riyadh, KSA; October 2022: Beirut’s much-loved Lebanese dining institution Barbar has arrived in the Kingdom, bringing its authentic taste of Beirut to Taliyah Street. Following the enormous success of its UAE launch, the first outside of its birth city, Barbar is set to make its mark on Riyadh dining scene.
Delighting customers for more than 40 years in Lebanon, Barbar started from a small Manouche bakery in Hamra Street in the heart of Beirut and quickly became famous for its delicious manakish, shawarma, falafel, and signature sandwiches like the iconic Francisco, Philadelphia and more. Today, Barbar has firmly cemented itself as a venerable institution in Lebanon.
Mohammad Al Ghaziri, Founder of Barbar, says: “When we first opened Barbar more than 40 years ago, we had no idea of the impact our small family ......read more
• Representatives from Saudi Arabia and the UAE will join a record 1,800 exhibiting companies from 55 countries, and more than 90,000 fruit and vegetable professionals in Madrid
• Organised by IFEMA MADRID and FEPEX, the International Fruit and Vegetable Trade Fair is the meeting place for the global fruit and vegetable industry
• The event takes place from 4 – 6 October at the IFEMA Madrid exhibition centre and will occupy eight halls
Dubai, United Arab Emirate, 3 October 2022: Madrid will once again become the capital of the world fruit and vegetable industry with the 14th edition of Fruit Attraction, the sector's most significant international event, organised by IFEMA MADRID and FEPEX, which starts tomorrow, 4 October.
This year’s edition is set to break all ......read more
Calling aspiring mixologists and beverage specialists to submit entries for Saudi Arabia’s Edition
Sept 6, 2022–Riyadh, KSA: Bidfood KSA and Georges MONIN SAS France today announced hosting the second local edition of SAUDI MONIN CUP.
MONIN CUP is an international competition for professional beverage specialists, challenging competitors to demonstrate their creative skills whilst using MONIN products to craft signature mocktails. Candidates come together to compete with their creativity and technical expertise in a bid to take home the MONIN trophy.
Held in collaboration with Saudi Arabian Chef Association, Saudi Monin Cup invites all mixologists and beverage specialist from across the kingdom to apply online at www.bidfoodme.com and secure the MONIN Champion title while winning up to 8,000 SAR. ......read more
July, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Courtyard by Marriott Riyadh Northern Ring Road has launched Kunafa with coffee or tea at ‘Circles Lounge, perfect for those that simply cannot get enough of the ‘Queen of Arabic desserts.’ Kunafa offer patrons the opportunity to indulge whilst taking in the breathtaking views of the Riyadh city skyline.
Kunafa is known to be the most royal dessert of them all, made from mozzarella cheese and vermicelli for a crisp texture with every bite and drizzled with a generous helping of rose and orange blossom scented sugar syrup.
Kunafa Wednesdays will take place in the perfectly situated all-day cozy and elegant lounge, where guests can savour the traditional Arabic dessert as the ultimate sweet treat to keep spirits high until the weekend begins. Priced at SAR 38.00++, the ......read more
Now available for delivery across Riyadh, High Joint can be ordered through The Chefz and Hunger Station delivery platforms
In its first move overseas, Dubai-born burger brand High Joint has officially launched its delivery operation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and is now available to order through The Chefz and Hunger Station delivery platforms.
From humble beginnings to growth internationally, this move represents the brand’s first step outside of the UAE since its inception as a passion project by three Emiratis that began as a hole-in-the-wall in Al Manara three years ago. High Joint has since grown to operate two more locations across Dubai in Al Khawaneej and Motor City, as well as implementing a city-wide delivery operation and hosting regular pop-ups in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.
Now in ......read more
Continuing its mission to spread natural happiness, House of Pops’ extensive range of all-natural ice pops is now available in the Kingdom
UAE-headquartered House of Pops offers healthy, five ingredient, plant-based ice treats
Saudi Arabia marks company’s first foray outside the UAE
House of Pops, everyone’s favourite all-natural brand of ice pops and ice creams, which combines natural ingredients, hand-crafted recipes, sustainability and happiness in an irresistible treat – is now coming to Saudi Arabia.
Specifically offered to more health-conscious people in the East Kingdom – Damman and Khobar – the UAE home grown brand is excited to be offering its fresh pops to a new market.
Offering a chance for everyone to indulge in its guilt-free snacks, the House of Pops range ......read more
11 April 2022 – Jeddah, KSA: Shangri-La Jeddah has unveiled ALFOLK, a contemporary Ramadan venue with modern design elements where Iftar and Suhoor offerings are inspired by the city’s role as the historical Gateway of Jeddah.
Discover delicious culinary creations as you transport through the city’s maritime heritage in a magical atmosphere. As the moon and stars have long guided sailors, fishermen, merchants, and pilgrims to safety, they also form the backdrop to this year’s Ramadan celebrations that are sure to be more meaningful than ever.
The lavish Iftar and Suhoor buffets offer an array of mouth-watering dishes from around the globe including Saudi, East Asian, European, Chinese, and Indian cuisines in addition to showcasing live cooking stations and a vast dessert selection. This elaborate feast ......read more
A myriad of Iftar and Suhoor menus, heritage and cultural tours and adventure experiences make AlUla the place to spend quality time together and do something different this Ramadan
AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 05 April 2022:
This Ramadan, AlUla invites you to celebrate the Holy Month among the city’s ancient landscapes and natural beauties. Whether fasting or relaxing, there are spectacular Iftar and Suhoor settings in AlUla’s newest restaurants, as well as outdoor morning and evening adventures to gather in nature, connect and revive the traditional old sentiments of Ramadan.
Enjoy Iftar and Suhoor surrounded by Mother Nature:
Habitas AlUla, Shaden or Sahary Resort, are offering Iftar and Suhoor menus inspired by the local Saudi and Arabic food mixed with a taste from AlUla ......read more
25, March 2022; Riyadh, KSA: Almunajem Foods (the “Company” and TASI: 4162), a market leading importer, distributor and producer of frozen & chilled and dray food in Saudi Arabia, today announced its financial results for the full year (“FY”) and fourth quarter (“Q4”) ending 31 December 2021.
Financial Performance Highlights
FY 2021 vs. FY 2020
Broad and diverse product offering, balanced sales channel mix and strong brand recognition supported stable top line growth as the market gradually began to return to pre-Covid 19 demand trends.
- Net revenues increased by 1.5% YoY to SAR 2.6 billion, driven by an increase in some product prices and recovery in demand from the Food Service channel.
- Gross Profit decreased by 9.6% YoY to SAR 441 ......read more
Rosewood Jeddah introduces an exciting new Friday brunch for parents and kids alike, in an effort to become one of the most family-friendly hotels in the region. Tailored to meet the needs of Rosewood Jeddah’s younger guests, aged 8 and under, kids can now spend their time partaking in interactive and fun activities.
Parents can enjoy a sumptuous and stress-free brunch as their little ones enjoy and participate in engaging performances such as a magic show, Mimi & juju dance show and a mascot & characters appearance.
Children can create endlessly in a dedicated Arts and Crafts Garden where art teachers guide the children in artistic creations, or they can bring out their inner Picasso at the face painting station and even unleash their creativity with cupcake and cookie decoration. There will be ......read more
January 13, 2022 - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: The award winning Japanese robatayaki restaurant, ROKA Riyadh is bringing its unique concept of contemporary Japanese cooking to the Diriya E-prix 2022 circuit with a one-of-a-kind experience. Throughout the two-day event taking place on January 28-29, guests of the E-formula will indulge in ROKA's flavours and participate in an exclusive live cooking session led by creative culinary minds.
The twenty-minute cooking demonstrations will accommodate up to eight guests and run from 4pm until midnight, with an interval of two hours for racing in between. ROKA’s signature dish the kampachi sashimi no salada (yellowtail sashimi with yuzu-truffle sauce), an iconic dish made famous in London, will be featured.
Guests are invited to try the deliciousness that contemporary Japanese ......read more
Diners can enjoy spectacular 360 views of the Jeddah coast while indulging in gourmet delights
October 12, 2021: Jeddah’s Sky Lounge is launching a fresh and spectacular new menu with an exciting twist for an unforgettable dining experience under the stars.
The rooftop venue, famed for its spectacular sunsets and mouth-watering mocktails, is perched on the 17th floor of the renowned Rosewood Jeddah and is now a favoured dining destination for the city’s socialites.
The destination’s new executive chef, Kardino Zulhaidi has brought together flavours of the world for the new look menu with everything from East to West.
All-American Hot Dog and Prime Angus Beef Burger provide a quintessential taste of The Big Apple, perfectly paired with decadent desserts New York Cheesecake and ......read more
While EU cheese imports to Saudi Arabia increased 15% from 2019 to 2020, French producers remain firm favourites with popular types such as Camembert, blue cheese and Brie, offering Saudi consumers superior quality ingredients for cooking and baking
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - 27 September 2021: The European Union’s (EU) imports of European cheese to Saudi Arabia increased to 42,476 tonnes in 2020, an annual increase of 15% on the 36,888 tonnes imported in 2019, according to the latest research from CNIEL, the French Dairy Board.
France is the second-largest dairy producer in the EU with 23.8 billion litres produced in 53,800 dairy farms in 2019 and continues to command the attention of Saudi Arabian cheese aficionados with well-known cheese such as Camembert and Brie remaining popular choices for all culinary ......read more
Fans of ALBAIK’s delectable dishes will soon be able to enjoy their favorite mouthwatering meals at The Dubai Mall
10, June 2021: ALBAIK, Saudi Arabia’s favorite homegrown fast-food brand is coming to Dubai. The hugely popular restaurant chain has set to open a new branch in Dubai Mall, which will bring ALBAIK’s delicious range of dishes to the people in the UAE for the first time.
ALBAIK was established in Jeddah in 1974 and has grown to more than 120 branches throughout Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. ALBAIK proved that great food served fast can combine exceptional flavor and value to create tasty dishes for everyone to enjoy. Chosen by CNN as one of the best eight fast-food chains around the world worth trying. ALBAIK has developed a community of fanatics across Saudi Arabia. ......read more
Platform Aims at Catering to Health-Savvy Consumers’ Needs in the Kingdom
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, 02 May 2021: In another crucial milestone for the company, Fresh Del Monte in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) announced the launch of its latest state-of-the-art e-commerce store in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, as part of its increasing commitment to be closer to consumers.
Following the huge success of its platform in the UAE, Fresh Del Monte rolled out this convenient service to provide Saudi consumers with a seamless and curated grocery-buying experience with the touch of a few buttons via its dedicated website https://sa.myfreshdelmonte.com. The platform offers a wide variety of high-quality fresh fruits, vegetables, snacks, freshly squeezed juices and meals that meet the highest global standards of ......read more
The tortilla chip line is now available in Kuwait, UAE, KSA, and Qatar
Saudi, December 15, 2020 -- Mezzan Holding KSC’s (BKSC: Mezzan) fully-owned subsidiary has rolled out its MEXITA tortilla chip product line across Gulf markets including UAE, KSA and Qatar, following the success of the brand in Kuwait. The full product range is now available at hypermarkets, supermarkets, minimarts and other retailers.
The MEXITA product line is managed by KITCO (Kuwait Indo Trading Company W.L.L.), a fully-owned subsidiary of Mezzan Holding. KITCO is a leading producer and distributor of a wide variety of salty snacks in the Gulf region including natural potato chips, corn puffs, tortilla chips, gourmet snacks, veggie chips and much more.
Mezzan Holding CEO, Mr. Garry Walsh said: “Following the success of other KITCO products in ......read more
● Foodics Capital Fund set to further help small business owners post Covid-19
● Foodics partnered with Maalem Financing for the Fund set to revolutionize SME lending
● Micro loans are Shariah-compliant and focused on helping restaurants expand faster
27 October 2020, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: FOODICS, the F&B and Retail tech startup based in Saudi Arabia, officially announced today the launch of FOODICS CAPITAL, its micro lending arm.
The tech start-up, which offers an all in one restaurant management platform helping restaurant owners run their business, has announced it has raised US$100 million (SAR 375m) to further support Saudi F&B merchants post Covid-19 through Shariah-compliant micro loans.
Ahmad Al-Zaini, Co-Founder and CEO commented, “With ......read more
MenaBev successfully deploys Infor supply chain software with SNS
SAUDI ARABIA, 15 October 2020: Infor today announced that MenaBev, a multinational franchise organization of PepsiCo, has implemented Infor WMS warehouse management solution at its more than 300,000-square-meter bottling facility in Jeddah. Underpinning MenaBev’s end-to-end operation, from raw material receipt through to the production, storage and shipping of finished goods, Infor WMS will increase automation across the organization, optimizing business processes to boost capacity and support continued growth. The project was successfully managed by Infor alliance partner SNS, a leading provider of supply chain consultancy and software implementation.
Learn more about Infor WMS: ......read more
Saudi - March 12, 2020: Al Khozama Management Company, Mamo, and Arjun Waney, the creators and co-owners of internationally renowned fashionable and successful restaurants, announced that Mamo Michelangelo Restaurant is set to open by end of March 2020 in the heart of Riyadh’s dynamic center, at Al Faisaliah Hotel Suites Wing, The District Al Faisaliah. With authentic Italian and Provençal recipes and passionate chefs to serve fresh and delicious dishes, Mamo Michelangelo’s menu is already creating a stir and will quench the appetite of local gastronomes with its specialties, using ingredients sourced from their origins, to truly experience the authentic flavors of Italy and South of France.
Saudi Arabia is well acquainted with Mamo Restaurant after its successful pop-up during the Jeddah Season. ......read more
Express your feelings through beautifully hand-crafted and engraved chocolates, uniquely tailored to your taste
24 February 2020: A new concept of engraved chocolates is about to be launched exclusively in Saudi Arabia as a new way to express your feelings, by using artfully crafted chocolates to carry your message. You will be able to personalize your chocolates by selecting from an assortment of shapes and sizes, delightfully delectable fillings, striking fonts, an array of luxurious colors and logos befitting the occasion. You can now hand-pick between rectangular, square or heart-shaped chocolates with delightfully scrumptious fillings of your choice, including rose, cheesecake, hazelnut cream, pistachio and many more at Forrey & Galland.
Forrey & Galland has made its way as one of the finest and ......read more
Middle East region witnesses significant rise due to increased demand for organic products
Global Organic Milk market estimated to reach USD 5643 million by 2025, from USD 4423.5 million in 2019
February 11, 2020: Arla Foods, a leading international dairy company has introduced its new range of Arla® Baby&Me® Organic supplements to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia following increased demand for related products in the Middle East with a launch event at Park Hyatt Jeddah – L’azurde Ballroom, held recently.
The multinational cooperative’s experience in infant nutrition dates back three decades, with Arla producing, supplying and developing infant formulas for the world’s leading infant milk formula (IMF) brands throughout that time, while its milk production ......read more
During the festival, which runs until December 15, Riyadh is turning into one of the biggest entertainment hubs in the world.
Saudi Arabia - November 13, 2019: Candylicious, the candy wonderland, offers delightful moments to its guests to truly bring out the child in everyone. The whimsical candy store will provide an incredible selection of candies, chocolates sourced from the four corners of the globe, unique and playful souvenirs as well as exclusive Candylicious merchandise.
More than a pop-up, every square corner of the 4,000sqft store showcases flavourful and unique sweets and treats, such as the signature pick & mix wall. Packed with fun-filled experiences, such as the Spun Candy lollipop personalization corner, with live candy making and an Instagrammable Candylicious themed skyline wall ......read more
October 02, 2019 – Jeddah, KSA: Bidfood KSA, (Al Diyafa Company for Catering Services), the KSA’s leading multi-channel foodservice distributor, today announced that the company has struck another exclusive agreement with General Mills to distribute Green Giant Frozen Vegetables across the country’s food service channels. This follows an agreement entered earlier with General Mills to supply Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream in Saudi Arabia exclusively for the foodservice Channels.
General Mills is one of the largest manufacturers of baking goods, cereals, ice cream, grain snacks, meal products, organic food and frozen food with a strong market presence in more than 100 countries across six continents. General Mills brands include Cheerios, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Häagen-Dazs and Cascadian Farm, to ......read more
World’s leading pasta brand partners with Mayar Foods to distribute Italian products through retailers across the Kingdom
Dubai, UAE, January, 16, 2017: Barilla, the world’s leading pasta brand, has announced regional expansion into Saudi Arabia in partnership with Mayar Foods for distribution of its Italian products through retailers across the Kingdom.
The ......read more
Dubai’s original & only organic famers’ market is once again set to delight visitors with fresh, local produce directly from growers and artisan food producers with no middlemen
Dubai, UAE, December 21, 2016: Leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager Dubai Properties (DP) has announced the return of The Farmers’ Market at Bay Avenue Retail ......read more
A culinary journey that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to Plan, Cook and Impress
Jeddah, December 8, 2016: Building on the success of the past three editions of the popular ‘My Saudia Kitchen’ campaign, Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (SADAFCO) has begun rolling out the latest series of its highly successful culinary roadshow in nine different cities across ......read more
More than 30 Companies Look to Expand Kingdom’s Manufacturing Prowess
Dubai, UAE, November 2, 2016: Saudi Arabia will next week launch its biggest ever promotion at Gulfood Manufacturing, the Middle East’s largest food manufacturing, processing and packaging, logistics and materials handling exhibition, which runs at Dubai World Trade Centre from 7-9 November.
Of the more ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 9, 2016: Popular for its ‘Let’s Roll’ concept, the modern Japanese casual restaurant, Chez Sushi has opened its first outlet in Jeddah KSA. Located on Prince Sultan Road in the Rawdah District, the restaurant is a first for Jeddah will be providing customers with an option to customise their maki rolls along with an extensive sushi menu.
Partnering ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 31, 2016: Marked by generosity and giving, celebrate the spirit of community this Eid al-Adha by coming together with a personal gift from Cocosia Artisan Chocolates.
Hand-crafted in the UAE using only the finest ingredients, Cocosia prides itself on producing the highest-quality chocolates and bespoke chocolate gifts, which can be engraved and personalised to ......read more
The Cheesecake Factory, Joe’s Crab Shack, California Pizza Kitchen and many more new outlets, bringing the best of American under one roof at Dubai Festival City Mall
Dubai, UAE, August 24, 2016: Dubai Festival City Mall is bringing a raft of America’s best-loved dining experiences to Dubai with celebrity favourites including, Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza ......read more
Mezzan Holding has acquired a 70% stake in Al Safi Food Company through a capital injection of SAR90.75 million (KD7.3 million) today.
Al Safi Food Company is a Riyadh-based start-up food manufacturing company established by Al Faisaliah Group in January 2014 and commenced operations in May 2015.
Al Safi Food Company has over 70,000 sqm of land on a long-term ......read more
Henkel & UAE-based Startup el Grocer strike first brand-based deal in the region
Once upon a time, grocery shopping used to be a fun and sought-after experience but in today’s fast paced life, it has become a real chore. Have you ever wondered how grocery shopping can get easier for you?
Much like in more developed markets like the United States, Dubai Residents have started ......read more
Riyadh, KSA, August 18, 2016: The organizing committee of the coffee and chocolates exhibition , which is being held for the third year in a row at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre during the period from 20th to 23rd of December 2016, revealed increasing the size of exhibition area by 100% more of what it was in the past few years reaching 7781 m2 ......read more
3.9% rise in Revenues for the six months ended June 30, 2016, with revenue growth in Kuwait, Jordan, and Qatar
The creation of the Saudi JV is on-track, transaction closing in 4 weeks
Dubai, UAE, August 8, 2016: Mezzan Holding KSC, one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of food, beverage, FMCG and pharmaceutical products in the Gulf, today announced the company’s ......read more
A time count blessings – and portions
Dubai, UAE, July 28, 2016: Sadia, the leading brand of chilled and frozen food around the world is campaigning and educating families across the Middle East to conserve food and encouraging them to focus more on what is required rather than desired – currently up to 25% of all food purchased or prepared in the region is thrown out ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 28, 2016: While Ramadan is a time to celebrate and appreciate blessings, it is also a time to reflect on those less fortunate and consider how to improve their future lives. Sadia, the leading brand of chilled and frozen food around the world is campaigning for families across the Middle East to conserve food during the Holy Month and encouraging them to focus ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 17, 2016: Monviso, the all-Italian minimally mineralized water, has launched its new Brand Ambassador program this month with the goal of giving the Arab world first access to the world’s purest mineral water. The program is a chance to make unlimited income, every single month, from the comfort of your own home by selling a product that people need and use, ......read more
Dubai, May 10, 2016: Rice Creamery, the UAE’s home-grown concept which was launched in 2013 by Glee Hospitality and offering the quintessential Arabian dessert – rice pudding, has announced new franchise partners in Saudi Arabia and Egypt as part of its expansion across the Gulf and Middle East.
The Company announced Food and Entertainment Company – a reputed name in Saudi ......read more
Region’s leading packaged food company seeks portion of UAE’s AED16 billion FMCG sector
Dubai, UAE, April 2, 2016: Goody, the region’s leading packaged food business from Saudi Arabia, has entered an exclusive partnership with GULFCO. The agreement will see the brand meet the UAE’s demand for quality packaged food. The SAR 1 billion-valued business is growing ......read more
To mark Mother’s Day, Kinder Chocolate has released a powerful video that perfectly captures the vivid, lingering memories – from life’s little ‘everyday’ moments – that bind every mother and child
Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2016: Since it’s founding, Kinder Chocolate – the chocolate brand made especially for children – has served as the ......read more
The tasty gluten-free snack is produced in Europe
Jeddah: In line with its commitment to continuously introduce great-tasting, superior quality dairy and foodstuff items, Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (SADAFCO) has launched chili-flavoured ‘Crispy Tortilla Chips’ as an addition to its popular snack portfolio.
Following a theme of ‘It’s Crunch Time’, ......read more
1. Pomegranate ginger and cranberry mocktail
1 teaspoon fresh ginger
1 green apple
10 mint leaves
1 cup pomegranate seeds
3 cup cran-pomegranate juice
2 cups soda
1 cup ginger ale
Peel the ginger, apple and cut into dices
Add tall jug add the chopped ginger, apple, mint, and pomegranate and smash them a little bit by using ......read more
On 13 December, Kellogg’s hosted a farm-themed family event – designed to provide attendees with in-depth insights into the journey of its breakfast cereals from the field to your family breakfast table.
The event took place in a private garden in Al Barari – Dubai’s exceptional botanic haven – and brought together more than 12 mothers and children. Attendees ......read more
~ Tim Hortons launches Nutella filled Pastry Pockets with a concoction of chocolate and sugar coated pastry ~
Dubai UAE, December 7, 2015: Bite into the rich allure of Nutella in Nutella filled Pastry Pockets as they make their debut in participating Tim Hortons baked goods showcases across the GCC region. Taste buds would be pampered with the all new Nutella filled Pastry Pockets that ......read more
As part of its mission to encourage families in the Middle East to be discerning with their children’s food choices,Kellogg’s is shedding unprecedented light on the natural origins of its breakfast cereals
Cereal giant Kellogg’s has long recognized that parents – especially mothers–across the Middle East want to fully understandthe journey of their ......read more
The irresistibly crunchy crisp brand Pringles will be unveils the world’s largest pyramid built out of cans at the GÉANT Hypermarket located in Dubai’s Ibn Battuta Mall
Dubai, UAE: November 15, 2015: Today, Pringles achieved a groundbreaking milestone that will go down in history: the leading snack brand became the official holder of the Guinness World Record for the ......read more
Crème de la Crème to open four new outlets in the coming year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2015: Alison Nelson, the creator of New York’s most popular chocolate store, flew to Dubai to celebrate the much-anticipated opening of Chocolate Bar’s tenth branch at Mall of the Emirates.
During her visit, Alison hosted a special lunch at the new outlet, revealing ......read more
Global superstar launches new Pringles Karaoke Kit to get the Summer party started
Eight time Grammy® Award winning singer Fergie can now add Pringles Can designer to her impressive résumé…
The global superstar appears in the popular snack brand’s latest campaign for the new Pringles Summer Karaoke Kit, and has even created her own bespoke cans with graffiti artist ......read more
2015 show is 25 per cent larger as international sweets and snack producers eye MEA-leading UAE and Saudi Arabia chocolate spenders
31 August 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: With the UAE and Saudi Arabia claiming the biggest chunks of the region’s annual chocolate spend according to recently released Euromonitor data, a raft of health-conscious, sugar-free snack producers will line-up ......read more
It's no surprise that Dubai is widely considered the culinary capital of the UAE. Its growing dining scene is a mix of beautifully decorated restaurants, famous chefs and Western and Eastern influences. You might have noticed the growing number of French eateries, a cuisine that’s famous for its fine ingredients and recipes. Let us take a look at some of the finest French restaurants in ......read more
Landmark Jeddah hotel brings a true Italian dining experience to its guests
Jeddah, KSA, 9 August 2015: Residents and weekend visitors in Jeddah are in for a new lunchtime treat as Jeddah’s five-star property recently introduced a new Saturday lunch concept brought all the way from the Mediterranean.
The award-winning Rosewood Jeddah hotel has welcomed ‘La Dolce ......read more
Saudi Government award reinforces Mondelez International’s commitment to developing world-class Saudi talent
Dubai, UAE – August 5, 2015: Mondelez Arabia, the Saudi Distribution company for global snacking powerhouse Mondelez International, was awarded a grant worth 900,000 SAR (250,000 USD) from the Saudi Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) for its continued commitment to ......read more
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Tuesday, August 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]: Mandilicious, the world's first restaurant chain to serve the slow-cooked ‘Cuisine of Arabia’ in a food court setting, has opened a new outlet in the Al Salaam Mall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The launch comes following the agreement between Raddah Investment and Mandilicious to expand the restaurant’s development ......read more
Using De'Longhi Multifry Multicooker
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
100g cherry tomatoes
1 clove garlic
2 cups water
Butter to taste
Hot pepper to taste
Olive oil, level 4
Salt to taste
Insert the paddle in the bowl.
Peel the garlic, dice ......read more
The healthy, indulgent and versatile snack
UAE, June 14 2015: Ocean Spray has officially introduced its popular dried cranberries - Craisins® Dried Cranberries in the UAE today. Craisins® Dried Cranberries are high in fiber and delightfully tasty, whilst being a healthy snack that’s fat-free and cholesterol-free. At the launch event, guests were treated to an array of dishes and ......read more
Lamb Thareed Recipe Submitted by Centro Sharjah Hotels by Rotana
This Ramadan server Lamb Thareed to your loved ones. See detailed Ingredients and prepration method below.
Serves 8-10 persons
1 kg lamb stew meat
1 ½ litres of water
2 cups of finely chopped onions
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 tablespoon of corn oil
1 tablespoon tomato ......read more
Using De'Longhi Multifry Multicooker
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes
1 cup cracked wheat (bulgur)
½ kg finely lean ground meat (beef or lamb)
1 onion, grated
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon ground mixed spices*
Ice cold water or crushed ice
½ kg ground meat (beef or lamb)
1 large ......read more
Live cooking demonstration by celebrity chef and competitions draw huge participation and praise
Jeddah: Building on the success of two editions of the popular ‘My Saudia Kitchen’ campaign, Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (SADAFCO) recently organized a unique ‘Culinary Challenge’ event for women in Jeddah. The event was aimed at enhancing Saudi women’s daily ......read more
Public voting commenced - Vote for your most preferred community idea
Three finalists obtained guidance and support at a mentors workshop to develop their idea into a workable project plan
Upto AED100,000 for the most creative entrant to pursue her initiative
Jeddah: Community focused campaign ‘Creativity for a cause’ by Philadelphia Cream Cheese from Mondelēz ......read more
Touch is the new black
Nespresso reveals the new Touch Collection an innovative range of cups designed to enhance the coffee experience
Dubai, UAE, 23 April, 2015 – Nespresso is constantly seeking new and innovative ways to create extraordinary coffee experiences. As a pioneer in the world of coffee, Nespresso looks to other forerunners in the world of fashion and design to ......read more
10,696 personalised jars sold in the UAE alone during the month of January
UAE, Dubai; 1st April 2015 - Nutella® is a brand of love, and certainly know the way to its fans hearts. After 51 years of continuous support, the world’s favourite hazelnut spread felt it was time to give back to the sweetest fans a brand could ask for, changing its name for a limited time only. ......read more
“Rainbow Milk” has a long history in GCC region especially in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and shares a close relationship with many generations in the kingdom.
Today “Rainbow Milk” is proud of its journey and has become a part of consumers’ lives for generations.
But not many people know where it comes from or manufacture!
FrieslandCampina a European company ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 22 February 2015 – Mansour Bin Jumah and Sons Holding Company, a pioneering leisure, hospitality and tourism corporation in Saudi Arabia, announced on Wednesday, 18 February 2015, the opening of the renowned fine-dining Indian restaurant in Riyadh, Maharaja East by Vineet. The high-profile inauguration was attended by a group of VIPs including ambassadors and senior ......read more
A new, unprecedented promotion by Kellogg’s allows you to redeem a personalized spoon each time you purchase two boxes of Coco Pops, Corn Flakes, Frosties or Special K cereal brands
Dubai, UAE, February 21, 2015: Have you ever wondered if you are getting adequate nutrients from the Kellogg’s breakfast cereal you eat? Have you ever thought about what nutrients could be found in ......read more
TGI Fridays Gives More Reasons to be Thankful for the Weekend…
Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2015: Well-known restaurant chain TGI Fridays has pulled out all the stops to woo even more UAE fans for its distinctive style of casual dining. The popular brand, which forms part of the Americana Group, has embarked on a programme of revamping its outlets and upgrading its menu with 30 new dishes, ......read more
Company paths way to launch 40 outlets across the UAE and GCC market
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: International franchiser German Doner Kebab has invested AED 60 million in the UAE and Gulf region. Currently with over 20 functional outlets, an additional 40 outlets are in the pipeline, which will be opening by Q3, 2015.
Keeping speed with the competitive UAE market German Doner Kebab is ......read more
DUBAI-February 05, 2015: B dairy, the consortium that represents nearly 40 per cent of Brazilian dairy products exporters, has revealed that exports of their dairy products to Arab countries totalized US$ 82.7 million in 2014. This represented 24 per cent of Brazil’s total amount of export which is US$ 345.3 million.
Brazil is the fourth largest milk producer in the world with more ......read more
FOODEX SAUDI 2014 HOSTS KINGDOM’S TOP CHEFS IN CULINARY COMPETITION
-Saudi Arabia’s leading F&B exhibition invites international jury to judge culinary talent in 15 categories-
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s top food & beverage exhibition, Foodex Saudi 2014, has turned up the heat in kitchens of top hotels and restaurants throughout the Kingdom, as their ......read more
Riyadh: August 26, 2014: Due to the increase in food products imports to cater to its growing population, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has emerged as an ideal investment hub for the key local and international players in food trade and agriculture sectors. Saudi Arabia imports almost 70 per cent of its food requirements, which accounts for only 26 per cent of total consumer expenditure. On another ......read more
Dubai, UAE – April 30, 2014: Carluccio’s, the authentic Italian caffe, restaurant and foodshop announces the launch of its new Breakfast Menu. The menu has been developed to cater to trends focusing on better quality ingredients and healthy options.
The new breakfast menu includes a variety of frittatas, crepes, omelettes and freshly baked breads. Free range eggs are a new addition ......read more