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TRUFF enters premium pasta sauce category

By Mary Ellen Shoup

TRUFF – best known for its luxury truffle-infused hot sauce – has expanded into the premium pasta sauce category, an area of the store co-founder Nick Ajluni feels is a natural evolution for the fast-growing brand, which has registered triple-digit sales...

Two thirds of consumers worry about the safety of their food, according to a worldwide survey

Global poll highlights food safety fears

By Gwen Ridler

Three fifths of consumers across the globe are worried about the safety of the food they eat, research from charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation suggests.

Mazoon Dairy and SIG Combibloc Obeikan have announced the launch of a full range of liquid dairy products. Pic: Mazoon Dairy

Oman company Mazoon Dairy launching new products

By Jim Cornall

Mazoon Dairy, the largest integrated dairy company in the Sultanate of Oman, and SIG Combibloc Obeikan, provider of aseptic packaging and filling machines for food and beverages, have announced the launch of a full range of liquid dairy products.

The new factory is now one of the largest Italian dairy factories in the UAE. Pic: Getty Images/acqua_tranquilla

Italian Dairy Products expands UAE cheese factory

By Jim Cornall

The Italian Dairy Products factory, headquartered at Sharjah Food Park, in the United Arab Emirates, has doubled the total size of its factory to 26,000 square-feet, with an eye on expansion in the UAE and Gulf markets.

Lebanon is expected to run out of bread in 2½ weeks. Pics: GettyImages/alefbet/Mo Semsem

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Humanitarian aid scrambles to circumvent Lebanon’s bread crisis

By Gill Hyslop

The head of the United Nations’ food agency said the beleaguered country – which is battling economic and political woes, the COVID-19 pandemic and a major blast that tore through its capital city – could run out of bread in about 2½ weeks.

The new Ricotta system allows some types of mature cheese to be spreadable. Pic: Hommak

Hommak develops new Ricotta system

By Jim Cornall

A new Ricotta system is the latest innovative solution designed by Turkish processing equipment manufacturer Hommak.

The Creative Studio is a state-of-the-art facility, located adjacent to the Bunge Turkey office. Pic: Bunge Loders Croklaan

Bunge Loders Croklaan to open Creative Studio in Turkey

By Gill Hyslop

The sustainable plant-based edible oils and fats specialist will inaugurate its first Creative Studio in Istanbul in Q3, a dedicated workspace designed to accelerate customer innovation in the growing Middle East/North African markets, while adhering...

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