Egypt

The Almarai plant at Al Kharj.

Almarai gets $100m EBRD loan

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has given a $100m loan to Saudi Arabian dairy company Almarai.

Scientists have been studying cheese found in Egypt that dates back to the 13th Century BC. Pic: ©Getty Images/Abrill_

Memphis official gives world first example of solid cheese

Egyptian cheese not the oldest but the best to analyze

By Richard Whitehead

Ageing usually improves the flavor of cheese, but that's not why some very old cheese discovered in an Egyptian tomb last year is drawing attention. Instead, it's thought to be the most ancient solid cheese ever found, having now been dated...

Obour Land produces white cheese, spreadable cheese, UHT packaged milk and juice.

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EBRD $7m loan for Egyptian dairy company

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a $7m loan to support the expansion plan of Egyptian dairy company Obour Land.

Beyti is 52% owned by Saudia Arabian dairy firm Almarai Company, and 48% by PepsiCo Inc. Pic: ©Getty Images/MidoSemsem

EBRD supports Egypt’s Beyti with $44m loan

By Jim Cornall

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing Egyptian dairy and juice producer, the International Company for Agricultural Industries Projects, S.A.E (Beyti), with a $44m loan.

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