Latest food news & analysis in Middle East
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...
Arla Foods has entered a joint venture with Egypt's leading dairy processor, Juhayna Food Industries, that leaves the European dairy co-ope...
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.
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.
Strauss Group offset the negative impact of currency exchange on sales to grow earnings in the first quarter.
Private equity firm KKR has refused to be drawn in to speculation it is one of the bidders in the race to acquire Abu-Dhabi based National Food Products Co. (NFPC).
Egypt's Arabian Food Industries, also known as Domty, has confirmed it will increase the selling prices of its products as it eyes a 20% jump in annual revenues.
Profits at Kuwait Food Co. fell in the first quarter of the year despite higher sales.
Egypt-based baked goods manufacturer Edita Food Industries has reported lower first-quarter sales and profits.
Amira Nature Foods, the UAE-based packaged rice supplier, has revealed a 17% fall in half-year sales in a set of accounts delayed by a change in auditors and allegations over the company's financials.
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