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grocery-cartRecently having relocated to Dubai you have probably been pleasantly surprised by the amount of supermarkets.  Most communities have a small or sometimes very large supermarket on their door step.

Over the next few months you will no doubt find yourself visiting a variety of supermarkets as you may like the bread from one supermarket and the meat from another.  Or you will also soon discover that the stock ordering system in Dubai is  a bit hit or miss and your local supermarket that you always got a certain cereal from may run out for months – miraculously re-appearing months later.

In addition if you like to have your bacon sandwich on a Friday morning you will need to shop at the supermarkets which have a dedicated ‘Pork Section‘ and that might not be your local supermarket.  Chains which do have pork sections include  include Spinneys, Waitrose, Choithrams and Park’n’Shop. These supermarkets are very popular with western expats but can be quite expensive so for your weekly bulk shopping try  Carrefour, Union Co-Op, Lu’Lu and Geant.  Read more

shopping-basket_1868430iFor people considering moving to Dubai one of the biggest questions on their minds is what is the cost of basic foodstuffs?  Now the government have introduced a new website that can answer just that question.

Sallety provides you with information on the latest prices of basic commodities. You can find and access this information using their web and mobile app. Using Sallety you will know the prices of about 270 items at different outlets across Dubai.

Here is an example of the different prices supermarkets are charging today Read more

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