United Arab Emirates

Scottish butter from Orkney can be found in the restaurant at the top of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai. Pic:©iStock/ihab

Scottish island butter aims high in Dubai

By Jim Cornall

Butter may be in the news because of potential short supply, but butter from the Scottish Orkney Islands has reached new heights not of price, but in terms of elevation.

Marmum Dairy has been sold by Dubai Investments PJSC to Elite Agro. Pic: ©iStock/Somchaij

Elite Agro takes over Marmum Dairy in UAE

By Jim Cornall

Dubai Investments PJSC has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Dubai Investments Industries has divested its 100% stake in Marmum Dairy Farm and its distribution unit United Sales Partners (USP) LLC to UAE-based Elite Agro LLC, a subsidiary of...

Camel milk producer given VAT exemption for trade with GCC

Camel milk producer given VAT exemption for trade with GCC

By RJ Whitehead

Dubai-based camel milk producer Emirates Industry for Camel Milk & Products has been awarded a VAT exemption certificate by the UAE’s Ministry of Economy, which the company hopes will help it increase exports of camel milk to other Arab countries.

YouGov names Almarai as Saudi’s favourite brand

YouGov names Almarai as Saudi’s favourite brand

By RJ Whitehead

Local dairy major Almarai was named Saudi Arabia’s favourite brand in the YouGov 2016 Mid-year BestBrand rankings, alongside Emirates airline in the UAE and Facebook in Egypt.

GCC plans Greek yoghurt expansion

GCC plans Greek yoghurt expansion

By Eliot Beer

Turkish food producer Pinar plans to grow its presence in the GCC with new facilities and products, building on the high market penetration of its labneh in the region.

Arabian Can Industry joins Empac

Arabian Can Industry joins Empac

By Jenny Eagle

Arabian Can Industry has joined Empac, European Metal Packaging association as its second international associate member.

Camelicious will become the first camel milk product to be exported into Europe from the Middle East, EICMP has claimed.

UAE, Dubai granted dairy export approval – camel milk processor

By Mark Astley

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Dubai have been granted final approval to become the first Middle Eastern country to export dairy products into the European Union (EU), one of the region’s largest camel milk producers has revealed.

Al Ain Dairy claims first UAE juice launch with stevia

Al Ain Dairy claims first UAE juice launch with stevia

By Ben Bouckley

The United Arab Emirates’ largest dairy and juice producer Al Ain Dairy tells BeverageDaily.com it is the first company in the region to introduce stevia into juices produced in the country.

UAE dairy firm Al Ain expecting 30% sales increase during Ramadan

UAE dairy firm expecting Ramadan sales explosion

By Mark Astley

Dairy processors in the Islamic world are preparing themselves for the annual Ramadan-driven sales explosion, as Muslims stock-up daily on fresh foods including dairy.

Al Ain Dairy eyeing export market following $135m investment

UAE dairy giant eyes camel milk export explosion

By Mark Astley

Developed market demand for camel milk products looks set to help drive the export ambitions of the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) largest milk producer in coming years.

Investment in sustainable packaging essential, says study

SPECIAL EDITION - SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING

Investment in sustainable packaging essential, says study

By Rory Harrington

Producers must ensure packaging is more sustainable as customers remain convinced that food packing is excessive and are altering their consumption patterns as a result, warns research from Datamonitor.

A dairy in the desert

A dairy in the desert

Equipment firm Invensys APV has been awarded an exotic multi
million-pound project to expand existing dairy facilities in the
United Arab Emirates. The UK-based company, which is a major
supplier of process equipment, engineering...

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