Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Lulu 'Melonic' days to beat the heat  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 09/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Arab News) Lulu hypermarkets in saudi arabia launched a mega melon promotion called 'melonic festival" on wednesday which will continue until may 13.

lulu hypermarkets in riyadh and alkhobar will feature about 60 varieties of melons during the week-long festival.

watermelon is an interesting commodity among the many choices consumers have when making food buying decisions. watermelon is the perfect summertime treat that's both tasty and good for you not to mention thirst quenching in the heat of the summer.

the festival will exhibit more than 60 varieties of popular and delicious melons from saudi arabia australia egypt india pakistan malaysia oman sri lanka thailand iran and the us. display of quality melons produced from local farms will be a major attraction of this promotion.

special varieties and colors of melons watermelon sweet melon rock melon honey dew melon pepino melon cantaloupe organic melon etc. will be introduced at the hypermarkets during this promotional period. during this promotion lulu will exhibit a gigantic melon (average weight of 15 kg/piece) which is produced in saudi arabia and the smallest melon (average weight of 300 gm/piece).

saudi arabia is a major producer and exporter of water melons and this promotion definitely will be a boost for local farmers for producing high-quality melons to serve local and other markets as well said rizwin razak buying manager fruits and vegetable lulu hypermarket saudi arabia.

'we hope that during the summer season in saudi arabia consumption of melons will reach on high demand. as per medical reports nutritious value of melons are sufficient to protect good health in the summer season" added bashar naser al-basher head of administration lulu hypermarkets central province.

the 2014 lulu 'watermelon festival' will highlight a multitude of watermelon-centric activities and games to entertain the whole family.


Arab News

  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 9 2015 - Qatar- QSE falls 34 points, bullish phase continuesGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar Stock Exchange failed to surpass the 11,800 mark as its key index lost 34 points, after being in a bullish phase for the last three consecutive sessions.Consumer goods, ...

 Oct 9 2015 - Saudi said to order spend curbs amid oil price slumpGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Saudi Arabia is ordering a series of cost-cutting measures as the slide in oil prices weighs on the kingdom's budget, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.The ...

 Oct 9 2015 - KSA- SABB Q3 profit rises 7.7% to $304mnGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Saudi British Bank (SABB), the kingdom's fifth-largest bank by assets, posted a 7.7% rise in third-quarter net profit yesterday, in line with analyst forecasts. The bank, an ...

 Oct 9 2015 - Qatar wealth fund said interested in Glencore agriculture unit saleGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The sovereign wealth fund of Qatar has joined investors expressing an interest in buying a minority stake in Glencore's agriculture business, according to three people familiar ...

 Oct 9 2015 - Almost 300 Europe-bound migrants arrested in LibyaGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Libyan authorities said almost 300 migrants, a third of them from Senegal, were arrested Thursday as they prepared to board boats for the Mediterranean crossing to Europe."After ...

 Oct 9 2015 - Netanyahu moves to lower tensions over holy siteGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has banned Israeli cabinet ministers and legislators from visiting a sensitive Jerusalem holy site where rising tensions have spilled over into ...

 Oct 9 2015 - France carries out fresh strikes against IS in SyriaGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) France said on Friday it had carried out a second wave of strikes overnight on Islamic State targets in Syria and accused Russia of failing to target the group."Two Rafale jets ...

 Oct 9 2015 - UN envoy proposes Libya unity governmentGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) UN envoy Bernardino Leon proposed a Libyan unity government on Friday aimed at ending years of conflict, but the plan was quickly dismissed by members of the country's two rival ...

 Oct 9 2015 - Tunisian dialogue mediators win Nobel Peace PrizeGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for building democracy in the country after the 2011 revolution which unleashed the Arab Spring.The award ...

 Oct 9 2015 - Four Arabs stabbed in southern Israel, Jewish suspect heldGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Four Arabs were stabbed in a town in southern Israel on Friday and a Jewish suspect was arrested, police said. The attacks follow a surge in knife violence by Palestinians ...




Click to Apply


Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help