The implementation of a 12-year-old law on fruit and vegetable imports that has never been properly enforced has been delayed until after Ramadan.
Under the law, which was enacted in 2003, importers are obliged to provide the auth
Bahrain’s Prime Minister has ordered tougher measures at entry points on imported fruit - especially watermelon.
He instructed authorities to intensify inspection campaigns in markets and take samples for lab tests, said a r
Chile is set to present its dry and dehydrated fruit and nut export products at leading Middle Eastern food fair, Gulfood 2015, in Dubai, UAE, next month.
The country is the sixth biggest producer of unshelled walnuts and the seco
Al Foah Dates Factory is showcasing a unique inheritance of dates at the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival 2014 in Abu Dhabi, which will run till December 12.
The fruit is being grown and packaged locally as a legacy of the UAE&rsquo
Del Monte Fresh Produce Company, a leading producer and distributor of fresh fruit and vegetables in the Middle East, Africa and Europe, is showcasing its range of healthy eating solutions on the go at Gulfood 2014 which started today (February
Instability since February last year has driven away as much as 60 to 70 per cent of the fruit and vegetable business at the Manama Central Market, said a senior representative of Bahrain's agriculture sector.
Chronic conditions in the
Vegetable and fruit prices in Bahrain have decreased up to 30 per cent as a result of improving weather conditions in exporting countries, particularly Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Lebanon, according to a leading trader.
Ridha Al Bustani, who
Edible Arrangements, a leader in hand-sculpted, fresh-fruit arrangements, has announced plans to open its first outlet in Muscat as part of its Gulf expansion plans.
The Omani outlet is one of seven new Edible Arrangements franchises to op
The import of fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers into the Middle East region continues to witness a steady growth with Dubai alone importing Dh5.3 billion worth of products, said a government official.
Abdulla Mohammed Rafia, as
An urgent plea has gone out to protect palm trees, one of the iconic symbols of Bahrain.
Environmentalists are calling on authorities to implement existing laws that protect green land and palm trees.
They also want decision-makers