Latest food news & analysis in Middle East
The Gulf is emerging as one to watch for the gluten-free sector. In just-food's series of spotlights on the next five markets manufacturers...
Gulfood, the Middle East's largest annual food and hospitality trade show, has opened its doors this week in Dubai This year's event is expe...
Yildiz Holding is restructuring its confectionery and biscuit businesses, uniting the likes of United Biscuits, Ülker and Godiva under a sin...
The easing of decade-long economic sanctions on Iran lifted could open a potentially attractive market for international food makers, with a...
The easing of decade-long trade sanctions against Iran by the developed world offers packaged food makers an opportunity to access the country's 80m strong consumer base. At the end of April, Ireland's Bord Bia embarked on a trade mission with 17 Irish food producers to explore the potential of the market. just-food caught up with representatives from the mission, including the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, to find out more.
Arab Dairy, the Egyptian dairy firm owned by Pioneers Holding, has an ambitious growth target. The company intends to expand its sales by “at least” 30-35% per year for the next five years, export director Wael Morsy tells just-food. This will be achieved by reinvigorating its cheese business in Egypt and expanding its international sales. Katy Askew finds out more.
Kraft Heinz, has denied claims in Egypt its local business has used "rotten tomatoes" to produce its namesake ketchup in the country.
Italian food group Barilla, which has three restaurants in the US, has opened its first outlet in the Middle East.
UAE-based and US-listed packaged rice supplier Amira Nature Foods has booked a 9% fall in half-year sales as a result of reduced pricing and the impact of exchange rates on the group's rupee-denominated India business.
Israel-based food group G. Willi-Food has reported higher profits for the first nine months of 2016, helped by lower costs, but saw its sales decline amid pressure on domestic consumption.
Israel-based food and beverage company Strauss Group today (22 November) reported higher sales and earnings in the first nine months of 2016, with top-line growth at home and abroad.
Japanese food giant Ajinomoto has acquired Örgen Gida Sanayi ve Ticaret, a Turkish food manufacturer that produces the Bizim Mutfak brand.
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