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BRF to construct poultry plant in Saudi Arabia

BRF to construct poultry plant in Saudi Arabia

By Aidan Fortune

Poultry processor BRF has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) to build and operate a plant in the country.

The GCC VAT had got food firms worries. ©iStock

Food firms worry about arrival of Gulf VAT

By RJ Whitehead

A Gulf-wide goods and services tax that will come into effect next year has been one of the main talking points among companies exhibiting at Gulfood Manufacturing this year, with its ripple effect likely to impact business in the food industry.

Phil Hogan will lead a diplomatic offensive to halal-dominated food markets in the Middle East

Hogan to lead Middle East agri-food trade mission

By Oscar Rousseau

European commissioner for agriculture and rural development Phil Hogan will front an autumnal trade mission to Saudi Arabia and Iran in what could unlock lucrative new deals for halal meat traders.


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