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Abu Dhabi restaurants and F&B outlets will receive a 20% rent refund as part of the government’s Economic Stimulus Package. The refund will apply to restaurants, F&B outlets and tourist and entertainment facilities in the UAE capital whereby contracts were signed between 1 October 2019 and 31 March 2020, or contracts

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Unilever

Global food service company, Unilever Food Solutions has launched a nationwide campaign across the GCC to promote and support local restaurants during COVID-19. Covering the UAE, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, the new campaign – namely ‘Yallah Let’s Order,’ invites consumers to share visuals of their meals delivered from their favourite restaurant

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Restaurants across Dubai are permitted to continue delivering food during the 24-hour sterilisation programme, the UAE government has confirmed. Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management, in coordination with the Command and Control Centre for Combating COVID-19, announced the intensified restrictions on the movement of people and vehicles on Saturday

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MERA

The Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) has announced the launch of the Middle East Restaurant Association (MERA) – a non-profit organization that will act as a hub for the UAE’s restaurant industry. Now more than ever, the Middle East’s F&B community needs to come together and support each other through these

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In an announcement made by the Ministry of Health and Prevention and the National Emergency and Crisis and Disasters Management Authority, UAE restaurants have been instructed to limit their services to home deliveries only. The statement came late on Sunday 22 March, and would take effect after 48 hours, according to

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The UAE government has announced a new wave of regulations to be implemented on F&B outlets for the coming two weeks, in light of the recent coronavirus outbreak. In an announcement made on Saturday 21 March, The Ministry of Health and Prevention and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority

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A product presentation event for the promotion of Organic Juices took place during Gulfood 2020 under the EU campaign “European Organic Juices.” The event, which took place at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Deira, aimed to promote the adoption of organic fruit juices (specifically cherry, apple and pomegranate juices) to Middle Eastern

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CSO Italy, the Italian fruit and vegetable cooperative, is eyeing significant expansion plans across the Middle East through its leading suppliers. Exhibiting at the 25th annual Gulfood this week under the Italia arm in Sheikh Saeed Hall, the dedicated CSO stand features brands including Mazzoni, Oranfrizer and Conserve Italia, showcasing products

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The demand for French dairy products in the Middle East, particularly Dubai, is “increasingly growing”, according to French dairy board, CNIEL.  Speaking this week at Gulfood 2020 - the region’s largest F&B event, Marie-Laurie Martin, international project manager at CNIEL, commented on how the demand for “high quality” dairy products in

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