January 20, 2022

Markets

First Global Halal Brazil business forum witnesses over 3,000 participants

The first and biggest business forum on halal, Global Halal Brazil (GHB), organized by the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) in partnership with the Federation of Muslim Associations in Brazil (FAMBRAS Halal) and supported by the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), BRF, Iceport and Portonave concluded recently on a high note in

For IBS, specific diets are less important than expected

Many IBS sufferers avoid certain types of food and often exclude gluten. However, a large new study from Chalmers University of Technology and Uppsala University, Sweden, does not show a relationship between high intake of gluten and increased IBS symptoms. The researchers did find that a certain type of carbohydrate called ‘fodmaps’ can aggravate intestinal

Sitma chosen for Kotler Impact project

Sitma specializes in designing and producing solutions for automation in the logistics industry. The company was chosen as a case study for the book “Essentials of Modern Marketing” by Philip Kotler together with Weevo, which looked at more than 30 examples of outstanding Italian companies in different fields of production. Philip Kotler, the father of

Global Halal Brazil Business forum

Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) is set to organize the Global Halal Brazil Business forum, a three-day event to be held virtual and in-person which aims to discuss the latest developments in Brazil’s halal market and offer new insights about the global halal trade. ABCC will host the event in partnership with the Federation of

Ajman Free Zone to launch ‘Made in AFZ’ exhibition for business partners

Three-day display of local products and services, interactive discussions, and networking opportunities Ajman Free Zone gears up to launch the ‘Made in AFZ’ exhibition, a new initiative that is part of its commitment to support its business partners. The three-day business exhibition, which is set to take place on November 28 to 30 at its

Cortec ® presents a biobased answer to aluminum

With more than 50 million acres (20,234,282 hectares) of irrigated farmland in the U.S. alone, irrigation plays a major role in the world’s food supply. However, irrigation is costly and creates a naturally corrosive environment inside metal irrigation pipes and center pivot systems. The large percentage of pipes made of aluminum are at even greater

Astoria at HOST 2021 showcasing its restyled historical machine

The Treviso brand is back with the new Plus4You at the most important trade fair in the catering sector. Host, the most important trade fair in the Ho.Re.Ca sector, involving professionals and technicians worldwide, is back from 22nd to 26th October. It’s an important moment to discuss the novelties and challenges of the future. Astoria

Chilled Processed Foods: Global Market Impact of COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Chilled Processed Foods estimated at US$355 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$458.3 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 3.7% over the analysis period 2020-2027. Processed Meat, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to

Naturally sweeter approach to reducing sugar in food and beverages

Concern over sugar intake and interest in sugar reduction is driving an increasingly sophisticated approach to sweetening food and beverages with a focus on three parallel areas: natural sweeteners, less sweetening and no sweetness. Innova Market Insights’ latest Ingredient Insider report analyzes trends in sugar reduction and the use of sweeteners in food and beverages.

USDA-NASS Projects Smaller Crop in 2021

The California Almond Objective Measurement Report, published early this week by the United States Department of Agriculture-National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS), estimates that the 2021 crop will come in at 2.8 billion meat pounds, 10 percent below last year’s record of 3.1 billion pounds. The drop comes during a very difficult water year across California and

IFAD’s new investment programme to boost private funding

Rural businesses, which are so vital for transforming our food systems, will get a much-needed boost from an ambitious new financing programme launched today by the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), as part of its broader efforts to address rising hunger and poverty levels in the world’s poorest countries. The Private Sector Financing

President of Mozambique launches IFAD-supported project to boost aquaculture

On 28 May 2021, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique, launched a new project to reduce poverty and increase production and incomes through aquaculture for more than 88,000 rural small-scale fish farmers. The launch took place in Chitima, Tete Province. Supported by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the PRODAPE project

Al Dahra BayWa boosts logistics and distribution strategy with Dubai expansion

Al Dahra BayWa, a leading sustainable agribusiness company in the UAE, has announced the opening of its facility in Dubai as part of its plan to expand its operations and to be closer to its customers and suppliers. The move will ensure optimum distribution to Dubai and the northern emirates of its locally grown, premium

Al Dahra BayWa rolls out to UAE markets

Al Dahra BayWa, a leading UAE-based sustainable agribusiness company, has announced that it has rolled out the market distribution of its first harvest of locally grown tomatoes. The premium tomatoes under its Mahalli brand offering are set to be delivered from Al Dahra BayWa’s facility in Al Ain to supermarkets, restaurants, retail stores and food

Former Brazilian Ambassador Osmar Chohfi as new president appointed as the new President of Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce

ABCC appoints former Brazilian Ambassador as the new president

The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has announced the appointment of former Ambassador Osmar Chohfi as its new President. Chohfi, whose selection was formally confirmed by the ABCC Board recently, will replace Rubens Hannun, who helmed the ABCC in the past four years. As he assumes the ABCC’s presidency, he vowed to lead the Arab