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Masdar launches jet-fuel fish farm project

The facility will convert waste nutrients from the shrimp and fish into jet fuel, the consortium says

26-Jun-2015 - Officials broke ground on a combined aquaculture-biofuel project in Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City this month, aimed at producing shrimp, fish and biofuel in one facility.

Nestlé ME unveils social responsibility targets

Nestlé has released its first corporate accountability report for the region, and promises to cut waste, improve children’s health and reduce salt and sugar in its products.

Saudi minister slams bread wastage

The Saudi minister of agriculture has criticised the high level of wasted bread in the country, saying 35% is thrown away, during the opening of a new US$218m flour mill in Al-Jamoum.

Jafza sets out Halal stall as standards debate drags on

Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (Jafza) pitched itself as a one-stop Halal hub at a road show in Japan this month, while the UAE is still working towards finalising its Halal standards.

Godiva to open 12 new GCC stores by December

Belgian chocolate maker Godiva is planning to open around a dozen new stores in the GCC by the end of the year, as it capitalises on its recently-established direct presence.

Oman launches US$623m food projects

Oman has announced new food production projects, including dairy, poultry and red meat facilities, totalling US$623m in value, as part of efforts to improve food security.

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