Breaking News on Food & Beverage Development - EuropeUS edition | APAC edition

Middle East

Egypt ripe for Britannia biscuits expansion

© iStock

06-Sep-2017 - Egypt is among the countries under consideration by Indian snack major Britannia Industries as it seeks to expand its international footprint.

Related news

Qatar in decent shape despite Saudi-backed blockade

Qatar's government has “effectively” protected the economy against sanctions imposed by neighbouring countries, according to an International Monetary Fund official. 

American corn promoters make a charge into Saudi grain industry

Saudi Arabia has imported roughly twice as much American corn and associated products this year due to a change in government policy and more competitive prices for the commodity.

Kuwait police discover thousands of bottles of smuggled Scotch

Authorities in Kuwait have foiled an attempt to smuggle some 4,000 bottles of Scotch whisky into the country.

McDonald’s UAE bucks trend as customers spurn healthy food

McDonald’s may have been introducing healthier options to its global menus, but there has been little interest in items beyond burgers and fries in the UAE.

Dubai to grow halal investment by targeting investors at airport

An airport in Dubai has released a “first-of-its-kind” guide to halal investment in a bid to tempt travellers to contribute to the emirate’s effort to become the hub of the Islamic economy by 2021.

Key Industry Events