Category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: AAHC plans $266m investment in food sector

| 31/12/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: AAHC plans $266m investment in food sector

Abdulaziz Alsaghyir Holding , plans to pump about SR1 billion ($266 million) into the food sector in the next five years.

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Mars treat for Saudis: A chocolate factory in Rabigh

| 02/12/2014 | Reply
Mars treat for Saudis: A chocolate factory in Rabigh

Following an initial investment of $60 million and allocation of an additional $150 million over the next decade, Mars Saudi Arabia opens its first chocolate factory in the Kingdom.

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HH Prince Khalid bin Saud opens Foodex Saudi 2014

| 26/11/2014 | Reply
HH Prince Khalid bin Saud opens Foodex Saudi 2014

The second edition of Foodex Saudi was inaugurated yesterday by HH Prince Khalid bin Saud bin Khalid bin Turki Al Saud, Deputy Chairman of the Meteorology and Environmental Protection Technical Affairs.

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Shariah Beer Thirst Shows Halal Stock Promise

| 20/11/2014 | Reply
Shariah Beer Thirst Shows Halal Stock Promise

The popularity of Halal products such as Barbican that comply with the Quran’s tenets helped drive a 4.6 percent gain in the SAMI Halal Food Index of shares this year.

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7 things about Saudi Arabia’s F&B industry that every foreign investor should know

| 19/11/2014 | Reply
7 things about Saudi Arabia’s F&B industry that every foreign investor should know

Saudi Arabia is the single-largest food market in the Gulf, accounting for more than 60% of the region’s total food consumption….

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Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi 2014 to provide platform for F&B sector

| 13/11/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi 2014 to provide platform for F&B sector

Saudi Food Forum 17-20 November 2014 focuses on responsible development of Saudi Arabia’s $70 billion F&B industry.

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Saudi Arabia: Jeddah to host KSA’s first food forum

| 27/10/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Jeddah to host KSA’s first food forum

The Food Forum with more than 100 investors will be held to promote intra-regional trade among member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

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France: Saudi firm takes stake in French poultry producer

| 24/10/2014 | Reply
France: Saudi firm takes stake in French poultry producer

The Saudi-Arabian food group Almunajem has taken a stake of 25 percent in the French poultry producer Groupe Doux.

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Organic farming gaining popularity in Saudi Arabia

| 18/09/2014 | Reply
Organic farming gaining popularity in Saudi Arabia

Today, there are more than 112 organic farms, certified according to Saudi organic standards. The organic animal production is 3,575.

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Malaysia: HDC To Penetrate GCC Market Through Saudi Arabia

| 04/09/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC To Penetrate GCC Market Through Saudi Arabia

HDC has signed a collaboration with a Saudi Arabian company, Samyco Holdings Bhd, to allow over 100 local halal companies to bring their products to the country.

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Saudi Arabia food imports worth $24 billion annually

| 28/08/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia food imports worth $24 billion annually

The increasing youth population within Saudi society is an important catalyst behind the growth of demand for packaged food products imported from abroad.

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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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