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UAE: NTDE claims Frito-Lay success

UAE: NTDE claims Frito-Lay success

National Trading and Developing Est. (NTDE) has claimed that it has more than trebled market share for Frito-Lay snacks in the United Arab Emirates from 7% to 24% since it took over distribution of the brands there in 2002.

EUROPE/UAE: Arla Foods wins Lurpak contract extension

EUROPE/UAE: Arla Foods wins Lurpak contract extension

Danish-based dairy company Arla Foods has said Emirates Flight Catering, a catering company that supplies aircraft using Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates, has renewed its contract with Arla for the supply of 10g mini portions of Lurpak spread.

UAE: Ice cream price war sees local producers victorious, now time to bolster prices together?

UAE: Ice cream price war sees local producers victorious, now time to bolster prices together?

The withdrawal of Swiss food behemoth Nestlé from the Gulf ice cream market has cleared the path for other manufacturers to bolster prices in the local market, according to sources quoted in Gulf News . The sector has experienced an intense price war over the last few months, and the multinationals appear to have lost out to local brands. According to a senior manager with a local firm, this ousting of overseas brands was the intention: "The UAE market has passed through one of the must bruising price wars in the ice cream and frozen desserts category. This was initiated by leading local brands to counter the overseas brands, and from their perspective, they have been successful in their aims."

CANADA/UAE: Toronto Foods eyes expansion in UAE

CANADA/UAE: Toronto Foods eyes expansion in UAE

Toronto Foods International , the restaurant portfolio group founded in 1997, is eyeing large-scale expansion in the United Arab Emirates. Craig Wright, research and development manager at the group, said the company was aiming to make its mark on the "good food fast" market, thus avoiding the often negative connotations of much fastfood.