24-Feb-2014 - Malaysia is actively looking at the UAE as a gateway for entering the potentially high value halal markets in North Africa, Middle East and Europe, a top Malaysian government official revealed.
Chi Drinks has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Wellbeing International, covering the Middle East and North Africa.
Fish farming is the fastest-growing food industry sector in the region, and is set for a massive wave of investment in coming years, according to an agriculture industry expert.
Saudi Arabia is increasing its investments in Pakistan's food production sector, with the countries agreeing a number of deals following an intense period of high level diplomatic activity.
Currently the Middle East represents just over 3% of Brazilian confectionery exports, but potential far exceeds that, according to Brazil's industry trade association.
Chr. Hansen and Kenyan firm Oleleshwa Enterprises have developed a number of camel cheese recipes for owners of the animal, including one for a soft, ripened cheese they call ‘Camelbert’.
Mérieux NutriSciences has acquired an equity position in Inspection, Diagnosis and Analysis Lab Company (IDAC), which provides food testing services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.