Best of British on display at LuLu festival
Manama, January 21, 2014
A hypermarket has been stocking its shelves with British meat, fish, cheese, bread, fruits and vegetables.
LuLu Hypermarket is marking Great British Week by selling the products, specially flown in from the UK, as well as decorating the store with Union Jack flags and replicas of famous British monuments, including a model of the London double-decker bus, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
The Best of British festival, which also includes household goods, was officially opened at the Hidd store by British Ambassador Iain Lindsay yesterday.
The opening event also featured a concert of popular British songs performed by local singers, a performance by the Royal Marine Band and a re-enactment of a Shakespearean scene by students of the British School.
A Mini Cooper, an icon of the British motor industry, was also on display.
"LuLu Hypermarket has one of the widest range of British products," said regional director Juzer Rupawala.
"In fact, we have our own logistics and warehousing facility in Birmingham to service our entire hypermarket chain.
"We are delighted to showcase the best of Britain at this festival.
"Besides special promotions on British products, LuLu Hypermarket will turn a delicious spotlight on British food and cheeses and food and drink from the UK Home goods will also be showcased.
"You can easily whip up a traditional British meal, such as the fish and chips or Sunday roast, by choosing from the classic British dishes offered in both the hot and cold food sections."
All the LuLu stores in Bahrain will have stalls of British products and samples in various aisles. The goods will be highlighted with the British flag. - TradeArabia News Service