LuLu offers 100 varieties of fish at seafood festival

The event was inaugurated by Director General of the General Department of Fisheries Ali Mohammed Al-Shaikhie.
Updated 17 December 2018
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LuLu offers 100 varieties of fish at seafood festival

LuLu Hypermarket is hosting the “Seafood Feast,” a week-long festival of seafood delights and exciting offers ahead of the festive season, at its Murabba district branch at Riyadh Avenue Mall. The in-store offers, which started on Dec. 12, are available until Tuesday.

The event was inaugurated by Director General of the General Department of Fisheries and CEO of the National Fisheries Development program in the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture (MEWA) Ali Mohammed Al-Shaikhie.

LuLu is showcasing more than 100 varieties of fish and seafood, which have been imported from different countries, such as Norway, Uganda, India, Netherland and Turkey. Moreover, hard-to-find fish types such as rainbow trout, filefish, farmed turbot, crab, tilapia, farmed sea bream, and scad fish are also on offer. Besides the staple lineup of hamour, nagroor, naizer, red snapper and rabeeb fish, other seafood items available include prawns, oysters, clams and a range of fish products. 

LuLu has been recognized as a ‘top seller’ of Samaq-certified products, such as fresh and cooked prawns, sea bream and tilapia. Samaq is Saudi Arabia’s national aquaculture product certification and labeling program developed by the Saudi Aquaculture Society under the guidance of the MEWA. 

Apart from the seafood offerings in the wet section, LuLu is also selling fish dishes at the bakery and hot food stations. Fish sarciado, Amritsari fish, grilled prawns, fish tikka, prawn pizza, tuna puff and fish masala fry are the main attractions at these counters.


AHG denies link with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises

Updated 16 January 2019
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AHG denies link with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises

Al-Habtoor Group (AHG) has clarified that the group and all its divisions, including Habtoor Hospitality (Habtoor Hotels) have no link or relationship of any kind with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises (HTE) and its owner Rashid Al-Habtoor.

This is following news released in major Indian and Middle Eastern media about a potential acquisition of the Leela Group of Hotels in India (Hotel Leela venture) by Rashid Al-Habtoor, founder and owner of Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises.

A spokesperson for Al-Habtoor Group said: “We feel obligated to clarify that Al-Habtoor Group in all its divisions and Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises are two separate entities. Habtoor Hospitality, commonly known as Habtoor Hotels, is owned solely by Al-Habtoor Group in the UAE and overseas.”

“... Any actions or business decisions taken by Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises or any of their associates are their sole responsibility, and Al-Habtoor Group is not liable under any circumstance for any damages or liabilities arising directly or indirectly from Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises business ventures.”