United Arab Emirates

Miratorg is the first Russian company to have beef exports to Iran approved

Miratorg plans export expansion

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s biggest meat producer Miratorg plans to launch exports of beef to Iran and the United Arab Emirates and establish supplies of chicken to the European Union (EU), according to a statement from company representatives. 

30,000 visitors attended Gulfood Manufacturing 2015

Gulfood Manufacturing 2015 Q&A with show director

Exotic meats prove popular in United Arab Emirates

By Rod Addy

Niche and exotic meat production is growing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with quail and camel increasing in popularity, according to Gulfood 2015 exhibition director Mark Napier.

Bord Bía exhibited at Gulfood in Dubai for the first time

Irish food body exhibits at Gulfood for first time

By Rod Addy

Irish food body Bord Bía participated in Dubai’s Gulfood Manufacturing last week for the first time, with a relaxation of restrictions on Irish beef and sheep meat exports to Oman boosting activity. 

The funding will partly go towards tackling avian influenza

US funds pandemic animal disease action

By Chloe Ryan

The US has committed $87 million to efforts to combat pandemic animal diseases that threaten human health, including avian influenza.

New consumer trends will be examined at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai

DuPont focuses on GCC trends at Gulfood

By Aidan Fortune

DuPont Nutrition & Health will be focusing on catering for the changing tastes of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) consumers as it presents at Gulfood Manufacturing 2015. 

South Korea has adopted the United Arab Emirates' halal certification standards

South Korea adopts UAE halal certification

By Chloe Ryan

South Korea is hoping to establish a strong export trade in meat with the United Arab Emirates, and has announced it will adopt the Emirate’s halal certification system to help ease the process. 

At the beginning of 2015, certification was granted to the country’s largest poultry producers

Ukrainian meat industry faces halal certification boom

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

In the past eight months, 47 Ukraine companies have received halal certification, with the aim of targeting exports to the Middle East, said head of the Center of Halal Research and Certification in Ukraine ‘Alraid’ Larissa Polishchuk.