United Arab Emirates

Kizad sees BRF upgrade and $40m Binghatti deal

Kizad sees BRF upgrade and $40m Binghatti deal

By Eliot Beer

BRF will upgrade its factory in Kizad by 28,000 tonnes next year, four years ahead of schedule, as Binghatti Holding announces plans to build a US$40.8m food facility in Kizad.

Russian chocolatier Goldberg plans UAE factory

Russian chocolatier Goldberg plans UAE factory

By Eliot Beer

Russian chocolate-maker Goldberg is planning to establish a factory in the UAE, as it targets the Middle East and North Africa as its first major export market.

Gulfood spinoff hums along

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Gulfood spinoff hums along

By Eliot Beer

Far from the frenetic madness of its parent show in February, Gulfood Manufacturing nevertheless has its own, slightly geeky, energy – and it clearly means business.

BRF snaps up Qatari distributor for $140m

BRF snaps up Qatari distributor for $140m

By Eliot Beer

Brazilian food giant BRF has agreed to buy the frozen food business of Qatar National Import and Export (QNIE) for US$140m, the company announced this month.

The Arab market is a reliable, trusted, long-term trading partner for Australian agriculture that is sometimes overlooked,

MENA’s Aussie meat imports soar 11% in a year

By Niamh Michail

Australia’s meat exports to the Middle East are booming, up 11% year-on-year in 2014-15 and up 5% in the first six months of this fiscal year alone, according to the Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

South Korea has adopted the United Arab Emirates' halal certification standards

South Korea adopts UAE halal certification

By Chloe Ryan

South Korea is hoping to establish a strong export trade in meat with the United Arab Emirates, and has announced it will adopt the Emirate’s halal certification system to help ease the process. 

Brazil exports about 30% of its chicken production, but just 1% of its eggs

Middle East’s Brazilian egg sales up 41%

By Eliot Beer

Imports of Brazilian eggs by Middle Eastern buyers grew 41% in the first half of the year, with sales totalling US$6.9m, according to the Brazilian government.

More info needed on organic food, says UAE study

More info needed on organic food, says UAE study

By Eliot Beer

Most UAE consumers are aware of, and approve of, organic food, but feel limited by inadequate knowledge, high cost and poor availability of organic products, according to a study.

Brazil dessert firm seeks GCC distributors

Brazil dessert firm seeks GCC distributors

By Eliot Beer

Brazilian dessert producer Mr Bey wants to expand its GCC distribution beyond its current Saudi clients, as the firm targets a major increase in its export business.

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