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.
Yiling Pharmaceutical, the company behind TCM/dietary supplement product Lianhua Qingwen, said revenue from its overseas market was up 918.37 per cent in FY2020, after the product was officially recognised by the China authorities as a COVID-19 standard...
Greek-Canadian plant-based cheese firm Nafsika’s Garden has set its sights on the Middle Eastern market, looking to take advantage of the home-cooking and vegan consumer trends in the region, with India also on its hitlist.
The UAE’s first premium non-alcoholic drinks online marketplace, Drink Dry, has entered the retail space with its first partner, supermarket chain Choithrams, with the firm exploiting a gap in the market for sophisticated booze-free offerings.
The Swiss flavours and fragrances company is launching a digital sensory tool to help crowdsource preference for ‘flavour first’ products, whereby the aroma from flavour helps to drive purchasing decision, Rahul Siva, research investigator, Taste &...
Turkish organic and natural foods firm Polenkoy, which focuses on healthier food products such as spreads, honey and oils, has its eye on solidifying business expansion in the Asia Pacific region by mirroring its success in offline channels in the digital...
Middle Eastern food and beverage heavyweight Agthia has urged F&B firms in the region to look beyond formulation and refomulation, and create new products based on consumer and geographical segmentation.
Brands in the Middle East need to look past conventional product and marketing development to focus on agility, connectivity and trust to drive successful innovation in today’s F&B market, according to General Mills’ AMEA head.
Nestle Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is striving to create more innovative products for the region, following the launch of Quality Street dates, while also pledging to double down on its sustainability efforts.
The spotlight has been focused on the topic of microplastic pollution risk in fishmeal this week as a recent study shows the ingredient, used most often in fish and pig feed diets, can be contaminated by the tiny plastic particles.
Israel has claimed the top spot in the annual Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2020, while last year’s top ranked nation Qatar has slipped to the fourth place, among the 15 countries analysed in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Kerry is preparing to ramp-up promotion of its plant-based innovation service to brands in APAC and the Middle East, while also doubling down on emerging taste trends and better-for-you product innovation.
A meta-analysis of 28 RCTs shows that vitamin C supplementation could improve blood glucose and blood pressure in people with diabetes, but long-term, high quality trials involving a larger study population are needed to validate its role in clinical...