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Middle East: GNT Group opens affiliate in region

GNT Group has opened an affiliate office in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region in Dubai. "As people are getting increasingly conscious of food...

Middle East: Israeli company launches hot protein beverage for active consumers

Matok V’Kal launches Fit4style Protein Cup, a hot protein beverage for post-workout in three flavors: salted caramel, vanilla, and coffee. The vegan protein shake...

Middle East: Sun Chemical forms new company

Sun Chemical and Alliance Holding Company have formed a joint venture company, Sun Chemical Saudi Arabia to serve the Middle Eastern market. Sun Chemical will...

World: Food insecurity spreads in Pacific, Caribbean states

Drought linked to El Niño and civil conflict have pushed the number of countries currently in need of external food assistance up to 37...

Middle East: Palsgaard buys 90% of Teknaroma

Palsgaard has acquired 90% of Turkish food ingredients distributor Teknaroma on February 5, 2020, with its previous owners retaining 10%. The deal reinforces a...

Middle East: Tomatoes seen as healthy, survey

Tomatoes have a powerful association with health and are seen as the star ingredient of the Mediterranean Diet, according to a survey by Lyocred...

Middle East: Survey finds region’s interest in sweet baked goods

Consumers in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and South Africa love a sweet bakery snack – but women are worried about the sugar, according to a...

Asia: FOA releases labeling scheme for mountain products

FAO's Mountain Partnership and Slow Food have launched a voluntary product label for mountain goods that is meant to improve market access for small...

Middle East: Salt of the Earth spends US$1M on production

Salt of the Earth Ltd. expands production of its all-natural Mediterranean Umami clean-label sodium-reduction ingredient. The company’s US$1 million investment in production facilities is...

World: Delta Food Industries opens dairy plant in SAIF Zone

Delta Food Industries  opened an AED 40 million (US$10.89 million) dairy plant in Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) this month. "The new plant...