“The government is growing increasingly interested in usage of scarce water resources and the wisdom of dairy farming in a desert environment is questioned increasingly...

Water shortages threaten Saudi dairy production

By Eliot Beer

The Saudi Arabian dairy food market is set to grow 6.7% a year to 2017, but water shortages and government pressure may force a shift to more imported dairy ingredients, according to a new report.

Dairy consumption in the Middle East up by 50% in five years

Dairy consumption in the Middle East up by 50% in five years

By Ankush Chibber

The six Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries are now consuming more dairy than ever before thanks to changes in lifestyle and dietary patterns, a new report from food and drink consultancy Zenith International said.

Manufacturers of dairy products like yoghurt are being increasingly creative with health claims, says analyst

Four trends propelling the dairy market

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

An ageing population, new EFSA health claims, protein perceptions and a focus on sugar as opposed to fat are some key considerations that are or should be driving the dairy industry, according to an analyst. 

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