Pakistani food and beverage manufacturers are increasingly leveraging on the similar food trends and eating habits that they share with the local population in order to find success Middle East markets.
Food and beverages that promote health and wellness continue to shape the Middle East food manufacturing industry, said Mark Napier, who is the exhibitions director at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) and show director of Gulfood Manufacturing.
Nestle India has taken a dip into the gourmet dip and spread segment with its latest product offering, Maggi Dip & Spread. This comes amidst the company’s mulling of ‘some price increase’ in ‘some categories’.
Vegetable oils and fats specialist company AAK is placing an emphasis on unexplored markets and premium products as it pursues its ‘multi-oil, multi-solution’ company focus and ambitious growth targets in Asia.
Nestle (Malaysia) Berhad will be investing over RM100mn (US$24mn) to establish the world’s largest Milo Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, but it will also lead to Milo production at one existing site halting.
Opportunities to boost food science and safety in Singapore, as well as academic findings around the benefits of camel milk consumption and the dangers of high salt intake are under the microscope in our monthly food science round-up