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We have organic food products on our a la carte menus and an organic breakfast corner in our buffet restaurant, Qasr Al Bahar.

Food
Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is a premium resort in the peaceful Emirate of RAK, and it is an ideal destination for an unforgettable getaway. The resort hosts nine elegant restaurants. We spoke to Chef Absar Mallick, Chef de Cuisine at Waldorf Astoria RAK, about his opinions on the organic industry and whether he uses organic in his cuisine.

The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge is the UAE’s first completely green ladies salon, promoting ethical & holistic beauty, by using toxic-free, organic, natural, vegan and cruelty-free products.

Life Style
“What is happening now is a re-awakening of the health and beauty industry, and going back to the simplicity of pure organic ingredients.” – Leena Al Abbas, Founder and CEO, The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge. The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge is the UAE’s first completely green ladies salon, from their organic cruelty-free natural products, to their eco-friendly interiors. We interviewed Leena Al Abbas, Founder and CEO, about the salon.

In the last few years, we have seen more people becoming aware about natural beauty products and choosing to buy it.

Beauty
“In the last few years, we have seen more people becoming aware about natural beauty products and choosing to buy it. “ - Vila Vasoodaven, Founder, Green Chic Green Chic is an online store that provides a curated selection of natural and organic beauty products in the UAE. We asked Vila Vasoodaven, Founder, about her store and what drives the organic beauty market in the region.

Demand for organic food is growing rapidly in the UAE and the consumers are willing to pay higher prices for certified organic food.

Food Farm
Mawasim Organic Trading L.L.C Company was established to provide the freshest and healthiest 100% organic produce to customers across the UAE, A wide selection of fruits and vegetables, herbs, bread, dairy products, meat, and grocery items suiting the unique tastes and needs of environmentally responsible and health-conscious customers is available under the Mawasim brand. We asked them about their opinion on the organic industry.

Ripe is the UAE’s leading provider of fresh, local organic fruits and vegetables.

Food Industry
Ripe is the UAE’s leading provider of fresh, local organic fruits and vegetables. They are a team of food fanatics, on a mission to educate and engage the community in their passion for local, organic and seasonal produce. At the top of the tree is Dubai-based entrepreneur, Becky Balderstone, who launched Ripe in the summer of 2011 when she realised that she couldn’t source seasonal, organic, local fresh produce boxes in the UAE, like she could in the UK and elsewhere. It was then that the Ripe seed was first planted and the Ripe Box was born. Several years and many hours of hard work later, the Ripe team is pioneering the healthy eating revolution in the UAE, with a business that is now firmly on the region’s list of ‘brands to watch’ for 2014. We asked Becky about her opinions on the Organic Industry in the UAE.