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Bartlett plans potato push in ME

By Eliot Beer

British potato producer Albert Bartlett is pushing ahead with its expansion into the Middle East through its Al Dahra Bartlett JV, with more UAE marketing and plans for Saudi retail.

The move to BAP standards will 'enhance the responsible and sustainable expansion of all facilities related to aquaculture,' according to the Saudi Aquaculture Society. © iStock / Defun

Saudi signs up to BAP aquaculture standards

By Eliot Beer

Saudi Arabia has adopted the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification scheme for all aquaculture projects, with all existing firms required to gain BAP certification this year.

Saudi Arabian packaging sector set to soar

Saudi Arabian packaging sector set to soar

By Noel Ebdon

In a recently released report, analysts TechNavio have forecast the Saudi Arabian packaged food market to grow at a CAGR of 8.95% from 2012 to 2016.

Saudi Arabian chicken consumption is second only to Qatar

Packaging manufacturer expands into Middle Eastern market

By Noel Ebdon

One of the largest chicken producers in Saudi Arabia has teamed up with one of Europe’s leading multi-material packaging manufacturers, LINPAC Packaging, in a new deal that looks set to have great impact on both the companies’ presence within the region,...


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