Catering News ME
The Halal food sector is expected to grow by 5.8% by 2020, with the demand for ethical treatment of animals alone resulting in a $100 billion organic food market, according to selected findings from the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2015.
Fairmont Dubai has appointed Hazem Aouad as Director of Sales & Marketing.
Emirates Catering Services, a member of Union Investments, one of Ras Al Khaimah’s largest investment companies, has recently opened its new central kitchen facilities in Fujairah.
The ‘Kilo of Kindness for a treat of ice cream’ initiative Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts resulted in 1,285 kg of school supplies, books and clothing for the less fortunate. The campaign launch coincided with the United Nations International Day of Charity on 5 September and ran for a week until 12 September 2015.
VeggieBuzz.com, a revolutionary website for vegetarian diners, is set to launch on October 1, transforming the way non-meat eaters search for and discover great places to eat in the UAE.
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the world’s most luxurious hotel, continues to show its support for Breast Cancer Awareness month by launching a pink-themed campaign and hosting an event to highlight the importance of this worthy cause.
The charity flea market held recently at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort proved to be another success story raising AED 23,500 for the hotel’s charity fund for UNICEF. The event showcased 90 private exhibitors selling pre-loved items from their homes and welcomed hundreds of visitors looking for the best bargains. Funds collected from the sale
Bateel has opened its first flagship store, a 7,000 square feet venue combining the boutique, bakery and café, at The Walk at JBR.
Alto-Shaam, a global manufacturer of commercial foodservice equipment, is opening an office in Dubai to provide additional support to its growing business in the Middle East and Africa. This office allows the team to invest in its continued commitment to customer service and quality.