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.
Pladis, the snack business of Turkish conglomerate Yildiz Holding, is increasing its investment in order to grow sales in the global chocolate and biscuit categories, CEO Cem Karakas told just-food.
Egyptian dairy group Juhayna Food Industries reported a drop in earnings, which were hit by forex, despite posting revenue growth during the first nine months of the year.
Unilever is reportedly working on plans for a food plant in Egypt.
Almarai, the Saudi Arabia-based group, has booked rising sales and earnings for the first nine months of the year, although the company's sales growth slowed in the third quarter.
Russia has relaxed its ban on produce from Egypt after meetings between officials from both countries.
Edita Food Industries, the Egypt-based bakery and snacks group, has secured distribution for products sold under the Hoho's, Tiger Tail and Twinkies brands in Saudi Arabia.
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