The Dutch entrepreneurial development bank FMO and Proparco – the financing arm of Agence Française de Développement Group – have reaffirmed support for long-standing client Tirayaki Agro through a new syndicated facility that will provide impact through...
Food and beverage manufacturing firms in the Middle East have been urged by a panel of experts to upgrade their digital capabilities post-haste in the wake of increased industry challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic or risk falling out of the...
Bakery giant Betty Crocker is marking its upcoming 100-year anniversary in the Middle East with NPD in its cake mix range and a shift to gender neutral marketing and messaging that has won multiple awards in the region
UAE-based milk company Koita is aggressively expanding its online and offline presence in Singapore, with a recent launch into one major supermarket chain, and a listings in the works for a global e-commerce player.
There was a significant increase in the use of vitamin C, honey, black seed, citrus (lemon, orange), ginger, and costus supplements, and a drop in peppermint supplementation among patients with COVID-19 infection in Saudi Arabia.
Asia and North America are the new frontiers of artisan gelato, according to the Observatory run by SIGEP (Italian Exhibition Group’s International expo of Artisan Gelato, Pastry and Bakery and the coffee world).
Meat and poultry spending accounts for the largest proportion in total food spending in Bahrain, and is expected to increase further, according to new report documenting Bahrain’s shifting dietary spending habits over two decades.
UK dietary supplement brand Tom Oliver Nutrition is making inroads into golf pro shops across Singapore, UK, and the UAE – markets where it already enjoys a presence – to tackle declining sales from pharmacies in high streets and shopping malls due to...
As the UK government launches a new mentorship programme to encourage more food and beverage producers to boost their exports, British companies have a golden opportunity to expand overseas, companies say.
Dubai-based supplier of international honey Balqees Honey has seen a growing trend for products with healing and medicinal properties, as well as exotic varinats with unique flavour profiles among consumers in the Middle East.
Baladna CEO Malcolm Jordan has revealed that the dairy giant is closely examining international expansion opportunities by transferring its dairy self-sufficiency business model to more markets in South East Asia.
Baladna CEO Malcolm Jordan has highlighted value consciousness, affordability and home cooking as three of the biggest trends currently driving sales in the Middle East dairy industry, a situation brought on by economic concerns linked to the COVID-19...
Qatar dairy giant Baladna’s CEO Malcolm Jordan has revealed the firm’s secrets to surviving and thriving amidst the COVID-19 pandemic as the early implementation of operational improvements and being quick to innovate in its product portfolio.
One of Thailand’s best known dishes is a candidate to be named an item of intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO, the United Nations agency that promotes world peace through education, science and culture.
‘Guilt-free’ ice cream brand The Brooklyn Creamery is churning up its low-calorie range for the Oman market, as it banks on product innovation to meet rising health and wellness trend in the Middle East region.