Dubai Food

50KG Caviar, breaks Guinness Record for Atlantis – The Palm

Luxury US caviar company AmStur this New Year’s Eve broke the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest caviar tin. The 50kg serving of caviar was presented to guests at the resorts’ Gala Dinner and smashed the previous Guinness World Record for the world’s largest caviar tin, which was recorded in 2016, weighing in at 17kg.

The 50kg serving was presented to guests in a custom-made, diamond shaped caviar tin coined ‘Cleito’.

Alongside an official Guinness World Record adjudicator, who judged the attempt live from the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner, over 5,000 lucky guests enjoyed taking part in this event.

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A new one-stop website for all govt services in Dubai

The Smart Dubai Office has launched an electronic platform dubbed “Dubai Now” which will act as a one-stop shop for all government services in the Emirate of Dubai.

The state-of-the-art platform is the latest in Smart Dubai’s range of smart services; it complements the Dubai Now app – the integrated platform for the city’s services that cater to individuals – which was launched by Smart Dubai in 2015.

All services available on the application will be integrated into the Dubai Now website. The step aims to facilitate round-the-clock and easy access to best-in-class services through new channels, which will reflect on the happiness and satisfaction of the residents and visitors of Dubai.


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Dubai Food National

UAE denies lifting ban on vegetables, fruits from Jordan

The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has denied what has been circulated among Jordanian media outlets with regards to UAE lifting the ban on imports of certain vegetables and fruits from the Kingdom of Jordan, saying that no decision has been issued in that regards by the UAE.

Last month, the Ministry had announced a decision to ban imports of vegetables and fruits from select countries with effect from May 15, 2017 as those products have been found to contain pesticide residues in excess of permissible limits.

The countries impacted by the ban included Jordan, Egypt, Oman, Lebanon and Yemen.


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Food Sharjah

New market to cater to food needs of Sharjah residents

The Hamriyah fruit, vegetable, fish and meat market will soon be opened to the public, after construction work by Sharjah Public Works concluded recently.

The market is characterised by a unique, traditional design inspired by local heritage.

Engineer Ali bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi said that the market was established under the directives of His Highness Dr. Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to transform Hamriyah to into a comprehensive facility to meet off the residents’ food shopping needs. “The project was handed today to Sharjah Municipality, to prepare for the opening,” Al Suwaidi added.

This market faces the fish market, located in a 770 square metre area, with 20 stalls for the sale and cleaning of fish.


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Dubai Food

Rumour behind latest restaurant star-ratings in Dubai dispelled

A number of food outlets have apparently failed a star-rating system used to grade their hygiene level.

How true are those results?

In a statement issued on Monday, Dubai Municipality warned residents not to fall for the latest rumor circulating on social media — and identified it as fake news.

The rumor raised concern from residents as it suggested that some fast-food chains in the emirate contained harmful antibiotics in their meat and chicken.


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