11 Nov 2020

Pandemic boosts UAE’s appetite for food security

With Covid-19 continuing to disrupt economic priorities around the world, the UAE has stepped up its ambitions for the country’s food sector, around 80 per cent of which comprises imports,…

06 Nov 2020

Consolidation afoot in Abu Dhabi’s food sector

Agthia Group is considering an offer from General Holding Corporation (Senaat) to combine its wholly owned date-processing subsidiary, Al-Foah Company, with the Abu Dhabi-based food and beverage (F&B) company. According to online…

06 Nov 2020

Saudi Arabia prioritises food security amid pandemic

Loans and credit facilities worth more than SR820m ($219m) have been approved by Saudi Arabia’s Agricultural Development Fund, in support of the kingdom’s food security strategy. Sectors that will receive…