Dubai has issued a circular requiring food organizations to give details on calories on all menus, the government media office tweeted on Sunday.
“The first phase will be introduced in November 2019 for restaurants with more than 5 branches. (The) second phase in 2020 for all restaurants, catering establishments and hotels,” it quoted a municipality circular as saying.
.@DMunicipality issues circular requiring food organizations to be fully clear in clarifying calories on all food menus. 1st phase will be introduced in Nov. 2019 for restaurants with more than 5 branches. 2nd phase in 2020 for all restaurants, catering establishments & hotels. pic.twitter.com/yYSMBxaJfi— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) May 19, 2019
Dubai, the Gulf’s tourism hub known for its glittering skyscrapers and luxury properties, shops and restaurants, attracted 15.92 million overnight tourist visitors in 2018.