WEQAYA Food Programme launches at Lulu Hypermarket in The Mall at WTCAD


May 19, 2019 | By RetailME Bureau

The WEQAYA Food Programme was recently launched at the Lulu Hypermarket in The Mall at World Trade Centre (The Mall at WTCAD) in Abu Dhabi. The event saw a memorandum of understanding (MOU) being signed between Lulu Group International and the Department of Health Abu Dhabi, introducing the WEQAYA Food Programme.

As part of the WEQAYA Food Programme, Lulu Hypermarket will stock and promote WEQAYA approved food products. The agreement is currently exclusive to Lulu Hypermarket in The Mall at WTCAD.

The event welcomed Sheikh Abdulla Bin Mohamed Al Hamed, chairman of the Department of Health in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and Yusuffali MA, managing director, Lulu Group International, along with other dignitaries.

The WEQAYA Food Programme was developed in close collaboration with Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) and Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, as per internationally approved standards. Healthy foods carrying the WEQAYA logo must conform to certain criteria. For example, food products have to be rich in minerals and vitamins, low in fat, low in salt and rich in fibre.

Comments

comments

Previous Article Next Article

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE /


Almarai, Carrefour, Emirates have the most loyal customers

UAE-based Carrefour will become the first retailer in the region to offer new levels 

Continue Reading

February 22, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

The Organic Farmers’ Market is back in Bay Avenue for its 12th 

Continue Reading

February 17, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

UAE-based  Lulu Group recently inaugurated its first-ever all-female staff store in Jeddah, 

Continue Reading

February 15, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau
Jones the grocer

Jones the Grocer, the gourmet grocer and cheese retailer launches the Jones 

Continue Reading

February 1, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

UAE-based Al Maya Supermarkets is hosting a two-week food festival at select 

Continue Reading

January 17, 2021 | By Lawrence Pinto

Locally-owned supermarket Spinneys has launched its ‘Power of Plants’ initiative in the 

Continue Reading

January 17, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau
Cookit

Carrefour UAE has launched “Cookit Yourself” — a curated recipe box created 

Continue Reading

January 5, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau
Al Islami Plant-Based Burger

UAE-based Al Islami Foods, one of the largest frozen food companies in 

Continue Reading

January 3, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau
Marks & Spencer's plant-based range

Marks & Spencer’s plant-based range now offers over 25 vegan products including meat-free 

Continue Reading

December 23, 2020 | By RetailME Bureau

World’s largest fully integrated online brand in fresh fish and meat e-commerce 

Continue Reading

December 14, 2020 | By RetailME Bureau
Koita

Homegrown, organic and plant milk company, Koita has announced its expansion into 

Continue Reading

December 9, 2020 | By RetailME Bureau
Middle East's vegan revolution

Today’s on-demand streaming services are ripe with docu-series and explainer videos on 

Continue Reading

December 3, 2020 | By Shruthi Nair




Download Images RetailME Magazine