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The best ingredients at Gulfoods at 2017

Al Ghurair's Foods and Resources divisions participated in Gulfoods – one of the world's biggest food and hospitality shows – from 26th February to 2nd March 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

The best ingredients at Gulfoods at 2017
Thursday 02 March 2017

Al Ghurair's Foods and Resources divisions participated in Gulfoods – one of the world's biggest food and hospitality shows – from 26th February to 2nd March 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Exhibiting for the 10th consecutive year, the divisions showcased their trading, manufacturing and marketing expertise with a well-integrated range of mass-market food products, ingredients, related derivatives, intermediates and services. Visitors at the stand were also treated to food sampling, live cooking and warm hospitality.

Din Tai Fung comes to Al Ghurair Centre

World-renowned dumpling house, Din Tai Fung, opened its flagship restaurant in Al Ghurair Centre within the hugely popular Dining District.

Din Tai Fung comes to Al Ghurair Centre
Wednesday 01 March 2017

World-renowned dumpling house, Din Tai Fung, opened its flagship restaurant in Al Ghurair Centre within the hugely popular Dining District.

Noticing the growing number of visitors over the past 3-5 years with an average 24% annual increase and keeping up with the constant demand of Dubai residents for the latest and greatest, Al Ghurair Centre's new Dining District will serve up an array of world-class restaurants and cafes.

Known for its innovative approach to retail, Al Ghurair embarked on expanding Al Ghurair Centre, to leverage on its heritage and prime location in the heart of downtown Dubai. The Dining District will be home to more than 29 select restaurants and cafés offering different cuisines from around the world, including both fine dining and fast food/casual outdoor eateries. It will be connected with the centre's shopping area that boasts of over 300 brands.

A smoothie transition with Al Ghurair Retail

Al Ghurair Retail and Smoothie King have begun a 45-store expansion with the opening of their first regional outlet in Burjuman – one of the oldest shopping malls in the UAE – on 1st September 2016.

A smoothie transition with Al Ghurair Retail
Wednesday 28 December 2016

Al Ghurair Retail and Smoothie King have begun a 45-store expansion with the opening of their first regional outlet in Burjuman – one of the oldest shopping malls in the UAE – on 1st September 2016.

The outlet is the first of 45 branches expected to be launched over the next five years in the GCC by Al Ghurair Retail, for an area development agreement signed with the international smoothie brand.

With a product offering that is fully customisable and includes a wide variety of nutritional smoothies, Smoothie King's value proposition has been unmatched for nearly half a century. With the focus shifting to international market growth, expansion in the Middle East is an important step forward in Al Ghurair Retail's ambitious growth plans of opening more than 1,000 new franchises worldwide by the end of 2017.

Al Ghurair Properties reveals sustainability plans

In commemoration of World Environment Day on 1st June 2016 – and in line with UAE Vision 2021 – Al Ghurair announced its environmental and sustainability plan for the next three years during an event held at Al Ghurair Rayhaan Rotana Hotel.

Al Ghurair Properties reveals sustainability plans
Wednesday 01 June 2016

In commemoration of World Environment Day on 1st June 2016 – and in line with UAE Vision 2021 – Al Ghurair announced its environmental and sustainability plan for the next three years during an event held at Al Ghurair Rayhaan Rotana Hotel.

The event discussed the Group's different activities, best practices and challenges in helping reduce its carbon footprint and outline measures to make its business more sustainable and environment friendly across the UAE and GCC. 

The new plans are following the National Initiative launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, and Prime Minister & Ruler of Dubai, for building a "green economy for sustainable development". The Group's plans will also follow UAE Vision 2021 focusing on improving the quality of air, preserving water resources, increasing the contribution of clean energy and implementing green growth plans.

  • Al Ghurair Centre showcases Emirati talent on National Day Friday 02 December 2016

    Al Ghurair Centre took centre-stage during the 44th National Day celebrations with a colourful tribute to Emirati art, heritage and culture. The celebrations struck a particularly poignant note, also serving to highlight "Martyrs Day" in honour of the nation's fallen heroes.

    In support of the local and expat talent in the UAE, over 50 renowned Emirati and expatriate artists featured a "time capsule" view of the UAE, from ageless desert landscapes to modern representations of Burj Al Arab and other iconic symbols – marking the unrivalled urban development of the UAE since its formation on December 2nd, 1971.

  • Al Ghurair Centre creates awareness on waste management Monday 26 October 2015

    In an effort to raise awareness among the community about the perils of waste, Al Ghurair Centre hosted a consumer campaign on October 22nd and 23rd, 2015.The campaign directly targeted the community through an "edutainment" programme of events aimed to raise public awareness of waste-related issues. A recycling game taught participants how to separate recyclable from non-recyclable waste with the aid of a series of stress balls thrown into green and black bins among other activities.

    The move to organise this campaign was necessitated by a report released at the Eco-Waste conference hosted by Masdar, the Abu Dhabi sustainable energy company, which revealed that waste generated by the UAE will increase from 6.6 million tonnes to 8.4 million tonnes by 2017.

  • Al Ghurair Investment raises awareness about breast cancer Monday 07 September 2015

    Coinciding with the UAE Cancer Congress that took place from October 29th to 31st, 2015, Al Ghurair Centre organised a health awareness campaign in conjunction with the UAE Ministry of Health. The event took place at Al Ghurair Centre's Al Naadi Health Club where women turned out in large numbers, opting for free health check-ups.

    In 2015, there were more than 2.8 million women with a history of breast cancer in the US. This included women under treatment and women who had finished treatment. With breast cancer cases growing at an alarming rate, healthcare stakeholders and corporate and business entities have been joining hands to reduce the threat of breast cancer in the UAE.