LuLu Food Expo 2018 – LuLu Hypermarket
LuLu Hypermarket one of the oldest and much-trusted hypermarket chains in the UAE is famous for organizing customer friendly and engaging events. With the same intent to engage with the customers, LuLu Hypermarket has launched its latest edition of ‘The Food Expo 2018 – Taste the best of the World’ a groupwide event dedicated to promoting the impressive range of high-quality food items from around the world. It also creates an engrossing shopping experience for the customers, while continuing to provide shoppers with the most competitive prices in the store and online.
As part of the Food Expo 2018, several food-related competitions including Cookery Contests, Junior Chef Contests, Family Cooking, Salads & Sandwich, Cake Icing, Fruit & Veg Carvings & Potato Peeling, as well as live-cooking demonstrations, are being held in the stores.
During the Food Expo, 2018 shoppers can win Gold, Range Rover, FJ cruisers, Quadbikes, Gift Vouchers and more. For our fans on social media, there is a game which can be played by adults and children alike to win prizes.
The launch of the event also revealed many interesting facts about the hypermarket’s various divisions, including the kitchen and the meat section.
Facts about LuLu Kitchen:
LuLu Kitchen prepares over 20 different types of world foods from Indian and Chinese to Arabic and Thai and many more countries of the world.
It imports different types of spices – nearly 40 – from all over the world to complement their in-house produced quality foods. TD: The meat marinades are a must try for those looking for the real taste of home away from home.
The menus change daily from breakfast to lunch and evening dinner offering over 30 varieties of dishes per setting. **TD: Depending on the shelf life, the leftover food is sent to the Dubai municipality to be contributed to the initiative called Heafz Al Na’amah’ which then distributes it to the needy. It is a great initiative by #LuLu Hypermarket and the #Dubai Government to cut down food wastage.
There are over 20 different types of biryanis and this goes up with promotion’s or festivals.
They sell over 700,000 Shawarmas’ a year in Dubai!!! **TD: This is super cool!
They prepare all the salads and cuts fruits within their stores in Dubai and sell over 100 types of salads, and over a whopping 500,000 kilos of fruits.
Facts about LuLu Meat Section
Their meat is sourced locally and from various countries around the world including, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, India, Pakistan, Kenya, Ethiopia. Most lamb, veal, and beef are imported live processed locally in the slaughterhouses certified by the Municipality.
With regards to their premium meats, they have a robust supply chain and work very closely with producers to have good quality meat available for customers to have the right quality at the right price.
They also have a diverse range of cuts from beef, lamb, veal, and poultry to meet the diverse needs. The staff can help cutting the fresh meat in desired cuts on request a free service.
All of the marinated lines that you see in the stores are produced by the staff in the stores with fresh ingredients from India and the UK. They also produce all their burgers, sausage, kofta and kebabs within the stores giving the customers a great choice and value for money on these lines.
**TD: LuLu is the only hypermarket in the UAE that sells locally sourced #Gazelle Meat. So if you haven’t tried the meat yet, now you know where to find it!
Facts about LuLu Fish Section
Their fresh fish is sourced from various parts of the world- Norway, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Oman, Kuwait and the UAE. They import smoked salmon from Norway and the UK again giving the customers choice and variety whilst carrying out their daily, weekly or monthly shopping.
Their fishmongers are always there on hand to cut and clean the fresh fish. They can also give suggestions or ideas on which fish is best for their meal solution.
Facts about LuLu Bakery
They import almost 100 different product ranges from various countries across the world, USA, UK, Spain, Italy, India, Canada France and the Philippine’s to sell in the bakeries in Dubai.
LuLu Hypermarket source and use ingredients from suppliers from around the world to make the specialty products and ranges. These countries include Germany, Holland, Belgium, Australia, Austria, Indonesia.
They sell many types of health-related ranges such as Organic and Vegan.
They make in house 60 specialty bread, 70 Arabic products, and 21 specialist Filipino products.
All the specialty bread, Arabic, and French bread are vegan with no milk or eggs added so almost 100 types of bread fall into this category.
We spoke to Chef Vinod the Regional Fresh Food Manager & Corporate Chef LuLu Hypermarket, and Chef Deep Raj Singh – Executive Chef Product Development. The shared their thoughts with us on the opening of 15 days long LuLu World Food Expo 2018…
LuLu Hypermarket Bakery Trivia: Did you know they sell…
- 1 Million+ bread loaves in Dubai alone
- 500 tons of Arabic sweets
- 6 Million Croissants
- over 2 Million Muffins and Croissants
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