- The health focused supermarket and café concept, selling organic goods, complements the Mall’s offering which brings together shopping and leisure with nature’s rich biodiversity
Dubai, UAE (October 10, 2019): Cityland Mall, the world’s first nature inspired shopping destination, being developed by Cityland Group, is pleased to announce the opening of Organic Foods & Café. The addition of the family run retail outlet founded in 2004, furthers the developer’s aim to bring together shopping and entertainment with nature’s rich biodiversity to create an original and memorable retail and leisure experience, that sets the Mall apart from any other.
Organic Foods & Café, with its emphasis on healthy eating and lifestyle, is a family run company founded in 2004 that operates organic supermarkets and cafés selling fresh organic and biodynamic fruit and vegetables, groceries, supplements, fresh meat, dairy products, fresh breads and household cleaning products. The new store will be the sixth to open in the UAE, this being the biggest supermarket yet, and will feature a café along with a kids play area. Organic Foods and Café specialises in products for specific, vegan, gluten free, keto and many other diets.
Cityland Mall is located in Dubailand, off the 311 Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed highway, close to Global Village, and has been designed to provide visitors with an original experience in surroundings where they can be immersed in nature. Central to its offering is a 200,000 sq.ft. open-air botanical wonder – the “Central Park” – which will be a breathing green space featuring a range of activities and features that will capture the imagination of visitors providing an outlet for recreation and entertainment for all members of the family. Features include an amphitheater with a 3,000 seating capacity, an ancient tree garden, a mini water park, a Koi pond, a Japanese garden, a 360 rooftop garden, a 500- metre walking track and a mini version of Dubai Miracle Garden. Other areas of the mall will also feature soft landscaping and water features including a water park for kids, a splash ride, and five flower shaped pools built with transparent walls.
Nils El Accad Founder and owner of Organic Foods & Café commented: “Cityland is the ideal Mall to establish our latest outlet because of its close affiliation with nature, which underlies our proposition too – we provide everything that an individual needs for a 100% organic way of life. We are very excited about bringing our unique offering here in an environment where nature is all around and where people can feel inspired to lead a healthy life through eating organic produce and enjoying a natural diet. We hope to attract lots of new customers, as well as entice our regulars to a new and exciting shopping and leisure destination, which is like no other.”
Fahimuddin Sharfuddin, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Cityland Group comments: “We are delighted to welcome Organic Foods & Café to Cityland Mall, a concept which due to its focus on natural products complements our offering to customers so well. Through our many botanical features, we are highlighting the benefits of green spaces in communities and urban localities while drawing attention to the advantages that nature provides in terms of recharging mind and soul. Organic Foods & Café complements our endeavours brilliantly, by encouraging consumers to eat totally natural ingredients and reap the benefits that a close relationship with nature can bring about.”
Organic Foods & Café joins recently established retailers opening at Cityland Mall; a 109,000 sq ft Carrefour hypermarket, and a Medicina pharmacy. Other well-known brands opening over the next few weeks include home furnishings retailers, Pan Emirates, The Home (by Royal Furnishings Group) and Miro Home; Dr. Nutrition; Emirates NBD; Hanji; Du Telecom; Al Fardan Exchange; UAE Exchange, Binsina Pharmacy among various others.