April 30, 2013

Mc Donald's Arabia displaying Calories

 McDonald's  display calorie count of all food sold across the Gulf

For the Gulf region and Arabia,  McDonald's improved its corporate transparency, meaning nutritional information will be available in the region online, on the back of paper tray covers and even via a mobile phone app – virtually everywhere but the menu order boards in the restaurants.
"A Big Mac, according to the new label on the packaging, provides 527 calories, 28 grams of protein, 28g of total fat, 41g of carbohydrates and 1080mg of salt." More about that

The decision to display the calories, protein, carbohydrates, total fat and salt on packaging was part of a 'phased approach' for McDonald's. Pawan Singh / The National

Mcdonald's Arabia Website also added the "Current Nutrition Calculator Summary"
McDonald's Nutrition Calculator allows you to take control and create your own meal combinations. You can also get the nutritional breakdown of your favorite menu items.Whether you’re looking to work with your own dietary needs, nutrition goals, or want to feel good about satisfying your cravings, we’ve provided the information you need. So go ahead and build your meal....mix it up and make it fun!"

April 23, 2013

Fancy Packages of Bottles

This week's selection of fancy bottle packages:

Fini, Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

It seems that Modena is not just the capital of Engines! In addition to the factories of the famous Italian sports car makers Ferrari, De Tomaso, Lamborghini, Pagani and Maserati, Modena also produces fine balsamic vinegar!

Fini's unique bottle design reflects the gourmet vinegar since 1912:

April 9, 2013

Pearl's Powder Finalist on Beirut Social Media Awards

 Pearl's Powder is proudly among the finalists of the "Best Food Blog" ( Category or Circle No 5).

For the first time in Lebanon,  activists on social networking sites will receive awards for their social media work....From the organizers who brought Blogging Lebanon, Social Media Changing Lives, and Geek Fest Beirut 5.0, the Online Collaborative are bringing us this year : Beirut Social Media Awards!