LuLu launches seafood fiesta


RIYADH/JEDDAH — LuLu, the region’s top retailer, unveiled its annual seafood fiesta, a great showcase of more than 100 varieties of fish and shellfish across its stores in the country till Nov. 17. In association with National Fisheries Development Program (a subsidiary of the Department of Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture), LuLu honored seven Saudi fishermen who completed 50 years in the field of fishing.

The seven-day seafood festival was inaugurated by Abdulaziz A. Alshehab, general director of Fisheries Research Center, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, at LuLu Hypermarket Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Inauguration of the seafood festival in LuLu Hypermarket, Amir Fawaz, Jeddah, was by Rada Al-Zahrani, director of the Fisheries in Jeddah.

Inauguration seafood festival in LuLu Hypermarket, Murabba, was by Dr. Ali Muhammed Al Shaikhi, CEO of National Fisheries Development Program.

Shehim Muhammed, director of LuLu Hypermarket Saudi Arabia, said: “We have always taken pride for offering fresh and high-quality seafood from around the world. Seafood fiesta is one such event that proves the commitment of LuLu to bring the widest range of fish and shellfish that are well-loved by both the local and expat communities. We also support local produce, as we are recognized as the top seller of SAMAQ-certified products, which highlight fresh and cooked seafood that are promoted by the national aquaculture product certification and labelling program of the Saudi Aquaculture Society under the guidance of MEWA.”

From Norwegian salmon to seabass, lobster, king fish and much more, LuLu offers fish and shellfish products in both fresh and frozen options to feast on. Apart from the seafood offerings in the wet section, LuLu highlights delicious fish dishes made available in the hot food station as the main attractions, such as Japanese maki, prawn pizza, grilled tuna, salmon quiche, fish masala, tuna puff and many more.

With 182 stores operating worldwide, LuLu has continuously been exerting its greatest efforts to provide and sustain the supply of global products at the best rates. With the excellent combination of high-quality offerings and organized logistics system, LuLu remains to be the favorite shopping destination in Saudi Arabia when it comes to a broader selection of international products. — SG