Latest food news & analysis in Middle East
Arla Foods has entered a joint venture with Egypt's leading dairy processor, Juhayna Food Industries, that leaves the European dairy co-ope...
Egypt has been in the M&A spotlight in recent weeks, with Arab Dairy and local snacks group Bisco Misr the subject of interest from internat...
A new president and a revised investor law for Egypt appears to be restoring business confidence. Last month three food and beverage giants...
United Biscuits has signed a deal to acquire a majority stake in Saudi snacks business Rana Confectionery Products. The deal, the UK snacks...
Statistics in the UAE show more than seven in ten of the country's 9.3m citizens are deficient in vitamin D. With a government keen to promote vitamin and mineral-rich diets, opportunities are opening up for food companies. Local dairy manufacturer Al Rawabi is one local firm looking to capitalise on through the launch of its "functional" dairy range. General manager Dr. Ahmed El Tigani tells Hannah Abdulla more.
Camel milk - a staple food in the Middle East that dates back centuries - is gaining traction worldwide thanks to the touting of its many health properties. In an interview with Hannah Abdulla, deputy general manager of Dubai-based Emirates Industry of Camel Milk Products, Mutasher al Badry, speaks about the potential of the sector and his hopes of camel milk replacing other milk options.
A "common understanding" on a potential protected designation of origin for halloumi has been reached between Cyprus and Turkish-held Cyprus in the north of the island, the EU has said.
BanaBay has secured an “important” Middle Eastern customer, the Hussain al Qurashi Group, as the premium banana group works to expand in the region.
Saudi Arabian food group Almarai has reported a jump in sales and profits for the first half of the year.
Saudi Arabian dairy firm Almarai has agreed a SAR790m (US$210m) payout with its insurers following the fire at its bakery facility in Jeddah.
Nestle has confirmed that it plans to invest “more than” US$120m to open a production facility in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.
Egyptian dairy firm, Arabian Food Industries Co. (Domty) is reportedly planning to list on the Cairo bourse this year or in early 2016.
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