The baby food market in Mena region has been growing at rapid pace with a CAGR of 11.2 per cent during 2007-2012 generating revenues worth $800 million, according to a report.
The countries in Mena region witnessed relatively high
Nestle, the world's biggest food group, is closing in on a deal to buy Pfizer's infant nutrition business for up to $10 billion to boost its business in China and extend its lead in the world of formula milk for babies, sources familiar with
Bahrain's government could be soon obliged by law to ensure that all baby food entering the market is safe.
The Shura Council has voted to safeguard newborns and youngsters from potentially harmful products, as they agreed parts of a n
Bahrain has no plans to ban the sale of baby food formula Similac following reports that it could contain beetles and their larvae, a top government official said.
The product, which comes in plastic and metallic cans, was withdrawn from t
Saudi Arabia's Almarai Co said it will partner with US baby formula maker Mead Johnson Nutrition Co to make baby food products in the Gulf region.
'The joint venture, which will be held 50 percent by Almarai, will draw on the
Officials in Bahrain are carrying out random checks on infant formula in the Kingdom, following a global alert after a series of baby deaths and thousands of poisonings by contaminated products in China.
'We are not letting our guard d
Fears are growing around the world about the safety of Chinese dairy products after thousands of babies in China fell ill from drinking tainted milk formula.
Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Bangladesh, Gabon, Burundi
China has launched a nationwide probe into all baby milk powders after a contaminant linked to the deaths and illness of thousands of pets in the United States last year was found in one brand.
Chinese authorities this week were investigat
Tainted milk formula has killed one baby and caused the development of kidney stones in dozens of others who may have drunk the same product, Chinese authorities concluded on Thursday, in a grim reminder of a milk-powder scandal that killed 13 inf