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RIF Trust expands its humanitarian efforts in the holy month of Ramadan

RIF Trust expands its humanitarian efforts in the holy month of Ramadan

RIF Trust distributed Iftar meal boxes in local labour camps as part of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s 100 Million Meals Campaign RIF Trust donates AED 40,000 to St Vincent and the Grenadines relief efforts after the La Soufriere volcanic eruption (Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 27th, 2021) – Embracing the spirit

HOME IN A BITE: A true taste of Lebanon in the UAE

Dubai, UAE, 30 March 2021 – While many restaurants in Lebanon have shut their doors due to the country’s economic and political instability, the pandemic has made it quite difficult for people to roam around town to visit some of their remaining favorite spots or savor their favorite meals: Home is no longer what it used

Our HACCP Accreditation is Our Customers’ Reward

Spinneys Lebanon has succeeded in earning one of the highest forms of food-safety certification for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) standard, awarded by Bureau Veritas, France, reaffirming once again the brand’s belief that food safety is not an option, but a requirement to keep customers happy and safe. The HACCP accreditation confirms that

Lebanon’s iconic restaurant Barbar expands operations to key cities in the GCC

Starting with Dubai and in a “strategic partnership” with Kitch Beirut, Lebanon; March 15, 2021: The iconic Lebanese restaurant Barbar has announced its partnership with Kitch, the region’s first hybrid, delivery-focused, cloud kitchen and premium store-front operator, to expand its operations to key cities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. Based on its successful


The past couple of years have not been kind to the Food and Beverage industry, especially in Lebanon. Yet, within the streets of Beirut, one restaurant has managed, against all odds, to thrive. SALATA just celebrated its 2-year anniversary and the way Georges Bandar, the owner, tells the story of its conception, you’d think it

MERIT Holding announces the full acquisition of Al Rifaï

MERIT, the Holding company of the Saadé family (and CMA CGM Group) has completed a 100% acquisition of the Lebanese nut-retailing company, Al Rifaï, a market leader in the nuts and appetizers business. For MERIT, this latest acquisition reaffirms the Group’s ambition to invest in Lebanon, providing growth and employment opportunities, while supporting and expanding Lebanese know-how across the

Starbucks celebrates 50 years with special Anniversary Blend

Starbucks takes us through its ethical sourcing journey to always deliver a high-quality product to every customer Dubai, 1 March 2020: Today, Starbucks announced the launch of a special limited-edition Anniversary Blend created to celebrate the milestone of 50 years since the brand’s inception in Seattle in 1971. Full-bodied, robust, and undeniably bold, the new blend is

Celebrate International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day in style at Yas Island

Wide range of offers available across the destination during March to celebrate Women’s Month Abu Dhabi, UAE – 04 March 2021: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment hub, has highlighted five key activities to celebrate International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day in style. With both events falling in March, UAE residents have a


Almasa Hotel rebrands as The St. Regis Almasa, heralding a new era of timeless elegance and glamour in this exciting new destination   CAIRO, EGYPT, March 4 2021 – St. Regis Hotels and Resorts, part of Marriott International, today announced the opening of The St. Regis Almasa with the rebranding of the Almasa Hotel. Located

“Supermarket Employee Day” Spinneys celebrates the occasion for the very first time and commends the efforts of its employees through a short video highlighting their day-to-day life

Beirut- February 23, 2021 – As a token of appreciation for their dedication to service and their continued sacrifice during this difficult year, Spinneys commemorated Supermarket Employee Day on the 22nd of February, and became the first institution to celebrate this special day locally and regionally. Spinneys expressed gratitude through a short video prepared especially