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09 October 2018
View news from Saudi Arabia Consumers Question Decision to Remove Manufacturing Date from Dairy Products
SAUDI ARABIA - A number of consumer protection experts believe that some dairy companies have removed production dates off perishable dairy products, the Makkah newspaper said in a recent report....
04 April 2018
View news from Saudi Arabia Kickoff Event in Riyadh Marks Return of US Beef to Saudi Arabia
SAUDI ARABIA - Recognizing US beef’s return to Saudi Arabia, USMEF teamed with the US Embassy in Riyadh to organize a "US Beef Kickoff" event at the Radisson Blu hotel....
28 July 2017
View news from Saudi Arabia Dairy Firm Almarai Named Healthiest Brand in Saudi Arabia
SAUDI ARABIA - Dairy producer Almarai has been named as having healthiest brand in Saudi Arabia in a new list published by YouGov....
26 July 2017
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Dairy Farm Mulls Using Cow Dung to Meet Power Needs
SAUDI ARABIA - A dairy farm in the home of the world's biggest energy exporter is considering using cow dung to meet its power needs....
11 July 2017
View news from Saudi Arabia Arab Region Imports Dairy Products Worth $15m from Brazil
SAUDI ARABIA - The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) revealed that the Arab region is the second largest importer of Brazilian dairy products after South America, and successfully imported over $15 million worth of product during the first five...
13 April 2017
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudia Dairy Wins Key Quality Certifications
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (Sadafco), a leading dairy and foodstuff producer, said it has received two certifications in recognition of its uncompromising quality standards maintained across the manufacturing facilities....
24 March 2017
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Halts Brazilian Beef, Poultry Imports
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia has stopped beef and poultry imports from four Brazilian companies over concerns about food safety after accusations that individuals had been bribed to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats....
16 January 2017
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Dairy Giant Almarai Reports Increase in Q4 Net Profit
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia's Almarai, the Gulf's largest dairy company, reported a 1 per cent increase in fourth-quarter net profit on Sunday, broadly in line with analysts' forecasts, and said cost controls would continue to be a priority....
10 November 2015
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia to Import Brazilian Beef
SAUDI ARABIA - Brazil's agriculture minister Katia Abreu has signed an animal health agreement with Saudi Arabian officials, which puts an end to an embargo on Brazilian beef....
05 June 2015
View news from Saudi Arabia Middle East and North Africa Increase US Corn Purchases
GLOBAL - Demand for US corn is particularly strong across Saudi Arabia and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to the US Grains Council (USGC)....
05 May 2015
View news from Saudi Arabia Lumpy Skin Disease Found in Saudi Arabia
SAUDI ARABIA - An outbreak of lumpy skin disease has been discovered in Saudi Arabia....
16 April 2015
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Beef Market Growing
SAUDI ARABIA - The Saudi Arabian beef market grew by 9.2 per cent at a compound annual growth rate between 2008-2013 to around 150,000 tonnes, according to Michael Hussey from the Dubai Office of Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board....
20 March 2013
View news from Saudi Arabia Livestock Feed into Saudi to Reach 2.4m Tonnes by 2016, Says Ag Expert
SAUDI ARABIA - More than 2.4 million tonnes of livestock forage will be imported into Saudi Arabia by 2016 if it is to keep up with the Kingdom’s booming dairy and poultry industries, a leading agriculture expert from the Gulf country has said....
19 March 2013
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Key Dairy Growth Market
SAUDI ARABIA - Milk consumption in Saudi Arabia reached 729.4 million litres in 2012. In value terms this was worth €685 million at retail level, according to Michael Hussey from the Consumer Foods Division of Bord Bia – Irish Food Board....
05 September 2012
View news from Saudi Arabia Commission Approves JV Between Al Safi Danone and NDL International
SAUDI ARABIA - The European Commission has granted clearance under the EU Merger Regulation to the acquisition by Al Safi Danone (Saudi Arabia), ultimately controlled Danone SA (France), and NDL International, a wholly owned company of Norbert Dentressangle...
07 June 2012
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Invests $66 Million for Ag, Fishing Projects
SAUDI ARABIA - The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has welcomed Saudi Arabia’s contribution of $66 million to implement its technical assistance projects in the country, which aim to benefit small-scale agricultural producers...
16 May 2012
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Bans US Beef Exports
SAUDIA ARABIA - Saudi Arabia has banned the imports of US beef as of April 19. ...
22 December 2011
View news from Saudi Arabia Almarai Acquires Fondomonte For Feed
SAUDI ARABIA - On Tuesday 20th December 2011, Almarai Company (‘Almarai’) acquired 100 per cent of the shareholding of Fondomonte Saudi Arabia, a company that owns and operates three farms in Argentina....
11 July 2011
View news from Saudi Arabia Govt Orders Monitoring Of Milk Prices
SAUDI ARABIA - The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has ordered that the sale of fresh milk and fresh milk products be governed by the regulations of food supply for extraordinary situations, which stipulates that anyone who hikes price or refuses to...
06 July 2011
View news from Saudi Arabia Fresh Milk Prices On The Rise
SAUDI ARABIA - Dairy producers are likely to raise the price of fresh milk after a leading Riyadh-based dairy company added SR1 to their two-litre bottle effective from July 3....
27 August 2010
View news from Saudi Arabia Poultry, Cattle Producers Enrol For Saudi Agro-Food
SAUDI ARABIA - The Ministry of Agriculture, with the support of the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, has opened registration for Brazilian companies interested in participating in the Saudi Agro-Food fair, to take place from 4-7 October, in Riyadh,...
02 March 2010
View news from Saudi Arabia Arasco Visit The UK
SAUDI ARABIA - Staff from ARASCO, a large commercial feed manufacturer in Saudi Arabia, visited the UK recently to learn more about the Anitox Maxi-Mil® Milling Efficiency Programme....
17 November 2009
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Allows Somali Cattle Imports
SAUDI ARABIA - East African traders have started shipping live cattle from Somalia to Saudi Arabia for the first time in a decade after Saudi King Abdullah lifted a ban on Somali livestock....
22 July 2009
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudi Importers Cast an Eye on U.S. Sorghum, DDGS
SAUDI ARABIA - US Grains Council Consultant John Miller, Southwest Agribusiness Consulting Inc., and USGC Regional Director in the Middle East and Subcontinent Joe O’Brien travelled to Saudi Arabia last week to discuss the buying and logistics of US...
18 February 2009
View news from Saudi Arabia Canada and Saudi Arabia Reopen Beef Market
RIYADH – Canadian beef exporters will have access to the lucrative Saudi Arabian market for the first time since 2003. ...
30 January 2009
View news from Saudi Arabia Saudis Reduce Import Subsidies on Feed
SAUDI ARABIA - The Saudi government recently announced a decision to decrease import subsidies on barley, feed corn and other animal feed ingredients in response to declining world grain and feed prices. ...
03 December 2008
View news from Saudi Arabia Trouw Nutrition and Aimco to Cooperate
SAUDI ARABIA - Trouw Nutrition and Arabian Integral Ministration Company (Aimco) have signed a co-operation agreement regarding feed premix production....
29 February 2008
View news from Saudi Arabia Brazilian Produce: Saudis Want it All
SAUDI ARABIA - In meetings with representatives of the Arab Brazilian Chamber and the Ministry of Agriculture, yesterday, in Riyadh, Saudi leaders stated that the liquidity coming from oil and the local consumer habits are boosting the demand for foods....

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