Octal, a leading Oman-based food packaging material supplier with sales in over 40 countries, has announced its foray into the UAE date packaging market in tieup with some of the largest date producers in the industry.
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Ninety per cent of participants from last year’s Emirates International Date Palm Festival, will return for the event set to be held later this year in Abu Dhabi, the higher organising committee for the festival said.
The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) has announced its participation at Sial China, which kicked off to today (May 9) in Shanghai.
The exhibition will go on till May 11.
The delegation, representing ADFCA and the Departmen
Al Foah Company, the largest producer of dates in the world, will launch three of its new products developed specifically for international markets during Sial China 2012, the global food marketplace.
Sial China is taking place from May 9
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a donation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of 680 metric tons of dates, worth $605,000, to help feed thousands of vulnerable people in Syria.
'We are grateful for this timely and
Bahrain's health officials yesterday launched an investigation into a batch of maggot-infested dates.
Earlier, Tunisian authorities denied the product was tainted before it was shipped to Bahrain.
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The third annual Dates Festival recently concluded successfully in the UAE with the support of Etisalat.
The festival sought to find the most succulent dates grown by UAE farmers. Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dh