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Elevated Inflation A Concern

Iran's food and drink sector has not attracted as much investment as some regional markets from regional multinationals such as Carrefour MAF over the past few years. Investing significant sums is...

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Soft Drinks Sales Set To Grow

In per capita terms, consumption of soft drinks in the UAE are forecast to increase from an expected 355 litres in 2012 to 390 litres in 2017. By our definition, the soft drinks category includes...

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EMKE Group (Lulu ) - Q1 2013

Abu Dhabi-based food and retail group EMKE operates the Lulu hypermarket chain in the Middle East - the region's largest Indian-owned chain - as well as a number of supermarkets. The company has...

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Water And Juices Leading The Way

Bottled water and fruit juice consumption really took off over 2002-2010, driven by rising income. Between them, water and fruit juices accounted for about two-thirds of the industry and we would...

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Room For Growth Across Soft Drinks

As the region's largest economy by some distance, it is no surprise that Saudi Arabia's soft drinks industry is also the Gulf region's largest in volume terms. By volume, we believe that it accounts...

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Per Capita Qatar Wealth Outstanding

Qatar still looks good on the consumer side and could challenge the UAE, specifically Dubai, as the region's most premiumised consumer sector over the next few years. Thanks largely to a very strong...

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Unilever Hikes Food Products Prices

News: Anglo-Dutch consumer goods firm Unilever has issued a new wholesale food price list to Israeli food retailers suggesting them that that as of now the firm will increase prices of its food...

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Coca-Cola And Pepsi Raise Prices

<p>Coca-Cola and PepsiCo's franchisees in Bahrain have raised prices by 50% on the back of strengthening raw material costs after, in the latter's case, holding prices steady for...

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