was forced to temporarily close its outlet at the Pearl-Qatar development after Doha municipality discovered health violations.
The Beirut-based firm is one of the Middle East's major food retail chains, with stores across Lebanon, Egypt, the UAE, Qatar and Jordan.
there were weevils in a packet of dry pasta, the municipality have decided that
the store should close for a period of time,” wrote Michael Wright, Spinneys
CEO, on Spinneys Qatar's Facebook page.
Wright added in a follow-up message that the closure would last for one-month, and that staff had been relocated to Spinney's The Mall branch in the Gulf state in the mean time.
Spinneys is the second outlet on the manmade Pearl-Qatar that has been closed down in recent weeks. An outlet of Thai restaurant Mango Tree was also shuttered after expired food was reportedly discovered in the kitchen.For all the latest business news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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