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UAE’s Hotpack tempted by wales for $62m plant investment

Hotpack's Dubai headquarters

A UAE-based food packaging materials company is planning to invest US$62m in a manufacturing plant in Britain, which will also function as its new head office for the UK and Europe.

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Syrian government turns again to Russian for wheat supplies

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FAO DG chides Egypt over crop choice as water stocks drop further

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UN reveals scale of Yemeni food crisis after years of war

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UAE prepares double-pronged assault on nutrition in schools

There is scope to boost Japanese halal exports to the Middle East. © iStock

Japan halal: Manufacturers urged to boost shelf life to cash-in on Middle East exports

Sweet baked goods, particularly biscuits and cookies, are very popular in South Africa, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Pic: DuPont

Africa and Middle East love sweet bakes, but want sugar reduction: DuPont

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Dubai firm offers free finance for water made from thin air

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Halal food manufacturers are destined to appeal even to non-Muslims

Livestock caked in excrement. Image courtesy of Eurogroup for Animals

Investigation reveals ‘horrific’ export of livestock ‘tortured’ in the Middle East

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