Category: Saudi Arabia

Major growth in Saudi Arabian poultry industry

| 26/08/2014 | Reply
Major growth in Saudi Arabian poultry industry

Local broiler production currently covers about 42% of total Saudi Arabia’s consumption needs, estimated at 1.44million MT.

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Saudi Agro-Food 2014 highlights industry trends

| 07/08/2014 | Reply
Saudi Agro-Food 2014 highlights industry trends

Held concurrently with Saudi Agro-Food 2014 are Saudi Agriculture 2014 – the 33rd international agriculture, water and agro-trade industry show.

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OIC to establish on Global Halal Standard

| 02/05/2014 | 2 Replies
OIC to establish on Global Halal Standard

OIC has given the mandate to SMIIC (Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries) to introduce one Halal standard that would be acceptable to all Muslims.

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Malaysia: Halal Vaccines to be available in 3 years

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Vaccines to be available in 3 years

A Saudi corporation has invested $100 million in the Halal Industry Development Corporation to produce halal vaccines for meningitis, hepatitis and meningococcal disease.

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Saudi Arabia: The Halal Las Vegas? Jeddah to become ‘top tourism hub’

| 20/03/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: The Halal Las Vegas? Jeddah to become ‘top tourism hub’

Several new initiatives introduced by Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) will make Jeddah a top global tourism and commercial capital.

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Malaysia: Brahim’s inks MoU to develop food factory in Saudi Arabia

| 12/03/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Brahim’s inks MoU to develop food factory in Saudi Arabia

The MOU is with Dhyafa to collaborate on and establish a joint venture company to develop food manufacturing, production and services in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Arabia and MENA Baby Food Industry

| 14/02/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia and MENA Baby Food Industry

A rapidly evolving economy, rising personal disposable incomes, increasing preference for packaged food will drive the baby food market.

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Saudi Arabia may lift ban on Pakistan poultry

| 04/01/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia may lift ban on Pakistan poultry

Saudi Arabia is all set to lift ban on the import of poultry products from Pakistan after having been satisfied with the standard of poultry facilities.

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Saudi Arabia: Food and beverage giants eye bigger KSA presence

| 13/12/2013 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Food and beverage giants eye bigger KSA presence

The Kingdom’s first and biggest international trade food and beverage exhibition, FoodEx Saudi 2013, has concluded with more than 300 international brands from 27 countries.

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Saudi Arabia: 300 brands on show at Saudi Foodex

| 10/12/2013 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: 300 brands on show at Saudi Foodex

“Foodex Saudi aims to connect international brands to this ripe market opportunity while showcasing Saudi Arabia’s potential as a global F&B hub.”

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Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, 8-11 December 2013

| 28/11/2013 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, 8-11 December 2013

The inaugural Foodex Saudi exhibition has attracted participation from some of the world’s top international food and beverage brands.

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Turkey: Nestlé expands plant for growth in Saudi Arabia

| 28/11/2013 | Reply
Turkey: Nestlé expands plant for growth in Saudi Arabia

Nestle has expanded a plant in Turkey in order to produce Maggi bouillon products for the Saudi Arabian market.

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UK: United Biscuits sets sights on Middle East growth

| 23/11/2013 | Reply
UK: United Biscuits sets sights on Middle East growth

The McVitie’s maker has teamed up with Saudi distributor Ali Zaid Al-Quraishi & Brothers Co to acquire Saudi biscuit and wafer producer Rana Confectionery Products.

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Saudi Arabia: Industry Leaders To Converge At Foodex For The Saudi Food Forum

| 12/11/2013 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Industry Leaders To Converge At Foodex For The Saudi Food Forum

The forum invites industry experts to dissect the local market in terms of opportunities, key initiatives, innovation, challenges and sustainable growth.

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Saudi Arabia: Irish Dairy Board invests €20m in Saudi Arabia

| 31/10/2013 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Irish Dairy Board invests €20m in Saudi Arabia

The investment includes the acquisition of a 75 per cent interest in Al Wazeen Trading and the development of a new state of art cheese manufacturing plant at the Al Wazeen facility in Riyadh.

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The Changing Landscape of Saudi Arabia’s F&B Industry

| 08/10/2013 | Reply
The Changing Landscape of Saudi Arabia’s F&B Industry

Foodex Saudi is the Saudi Food Forum, an international congress dedicated to the Arabian food industry.

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EU: Saudi group Almunajem mulls Doux investment in France

| 21/09/2013 | 1 Reply
EU: Saudi group Almunajem mulls Doux investment in France

Saudi food distributor Almunajem is considering taking a stake in French poultry processor Doux, which is looking to exit administration within two months.

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Saudi Arabia: KSA’s first F&B show a gateway to $70bn market

| 16/09/2013 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: KSA’s first F&B show a gateway to $70bn market

Saudi Arabia’s first international F&B trade show will provide a gateway to the $70bn market opportunity, attracting more than 20,000 industry professionals from the MENA region.

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Saudi Arabia: Agri, food focus for Saudi trade fair

| 29/07/2013 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Agri, food focus for Saudi trade fair

The latest products, practices and techniques to meet Saudi Arabia’s surging food demands will be unveiled at an international food trade and industry show to be held in Riyadh in September.

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KSA food sales to reach $70 billion by 2016

| 29/07/2013 | Reply
KSA food sales to reach $70 billion by 2016

Food sales in the Kingdom account for around half of the domestic retail market and are expected to be worth almost $70 billion (SR262.5 billion) by 2016. Industry players emphasize the need for platforms to discuss key issues, discover new business and investment opportunities, and interact with major stakeholders.

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