21-Apr-2015 - Lebanese farmers are facing financial disaster following the closure of the main land route to Saudi Arabia and the Gulf, after Syrian rebels seized the Nasib border crossing with Jordan.
Silver Fern Farms is rolling out its high-end chilled New Zealand beef and lamb ranges to Qatar and Saudi Arabia, citing growing consumer demand for premium, natural meat products.
Yemen’s food security is under severe threat from the current conflict, with silos hit, crops failing, and supply chains disrupted, leaving nearly half the population without secure food supplies.
Saudi food producers are seeing mixed first quarter results, as Almarai announced 12% Q1 growth, while the Savola Group cut its quarterly profit forecast by half.
Saudi Arabia prepares to lift its ban on Brazilian beef, as Saudi and Brazilian trade officials are working to ease food import procedures with a series of new agreements.
PepsiCo franchisee Oman Refreshment Co (ORC) has more than tripled its bottling production capacity to cope with growing demand for soft drinks.