Abela & Co Announces the Launch of its Ecommerce Platform, Abela Online
The online store offers a wide range of its much-loved products with free next day delivery
Abela & Co, a leading name in the UAE’s food and beverage industry for over 53 years, unveiled its new e-commerce platform, Abela Online. Abela & Co’s favourite signature products will now be easily accessible to everyone in their own homes. The choice of meals includes a wide range of homemade snacks and appetizers, Arabic mezze, soups & sauces, gourmet pies & quiches, meatballs & burger patties, frozen meals and desserts, all made by a team of highly passionate and award-winning chefs. Orders can be made on www.abelaonline.com, with free next day deliveries on orders above AED 100 in Dubai. Orders to Abu Dhabi will be available soon.
With its roots firmly established in the contract catering space, Abela & Co’s presence spans multiple sectors including corporate offices, healthcare facilities, industrial, oil & gas, retail, hospitality and education, producing over 45 million meals a year, employing a team of 2,000 creative individuals and operating four central production kitchens across the UAE. In March 2019, the company opened an additional 4,000sq.m. state-of-the-art central processing unit (Culinary Solutions), which today produces many of Abela & Co’s signature products, most of which will now be available online.
“Abela & Co’s digital platform is aimed to deliver good quality, home-cooked meals to be enjoyed in the comfort of customer’s homes,” said Brian Gambin, Head of Business Development of Abela & Co. “The platform was built in partnership with a global leader in the digital space, ensuring that simplicity, accessibility and speed remain at its core. Customers can now conveniently explore all of our products via desktop, tablet or mobile and place an order without leaving their homes.”
Today, the marketplace needs safe and contactless delivery of good quality food. Abela & Co is well placed to meet these requirements with a fleet of over 100 Dubai Municipality-approved temperature-controlled vehicles. Abela & Co’s focus is to be a part of a community that enjoys ordering their food online whilst feeling safe. Nassim Basma, Senior Production Manager of Abela & Co Culinary Solutions said: “We felt the need to offer products that are unique with a variety of options and safe to consume. We are delighted to venture into the e-commerce space and make our signature products accessible to everyone that is as passionate about food as much as we are”.
Hygiene, food safety and quality controls remain Abela & Co’s number one priority and using advanced technology and an expansive R&D arm, the company can ensure the nutritional integrity of its products. Moreover, the company’s food safety management system is ISO 22000:2018 certified ensuring that its Food &Beverage solutions are always consistent and of the highest quality and standards.
About Abela & Co
Founded in 1967 in the United Arab Emirates, Abela & Co has firmly established itself as a leading food service company in the country and a pioneer of its industry in the region. Headquartered in Dubai, Abela & Co has the privilege of serving over 120 prestigious local and international contact catering clients across an array of industries including but not limited to hospitality, education, construction, healthcare, pharmaceutical, power, manufacturing, shipbuilding and petroleum.
In 2019 and through its deep understanding of the food industry and In response to an evolving and growing demand for innovative and cost-effective food-based solutions, a new Central Processing Unit ‘Abela & Co Culinary Solutions’ was built in Dubai offering production capabilities, which combines both operational flexibility and economies of scale, supported by best-in-class food safety and quality assurance programs. The facility offers a mechanized driven centralized food service systems including bespoke meat and vegetable cutting, a waterless defrosting system, variable packaging solutions including Ready to Eat bulk and portion packaging as well multi-cuisine product solutions including sauces, gravies, soups, stocks, and stews, customized recipes and private labeling.