The inflating disposable incomes are behind this demand. This is coupled by the increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases and consumers health awareness.
More than 250 attendees from 25 countries, business owners, operation heads, chefs and experts will discuss the latest consumer trends.
IFFCO Group leads the market with a USD 44 million revenue. It distributes London Dairy, Igloo and Quanta. Mars GCC is second with a USD 16 million.
The growing health concerns regarding the consumption of animal protein has urged consumers to opt for alternative protein sources
The country plans to have food security and searches for new technology that can cope with the hot weather, limited water supply and soil salinity.
Several large groups are leading the sector. These include Lactalis Group, Fonterra, Dairy Farmers of America, and Arla Foods.
The value of chicken meat exported to the Arab countries during the period hit the USD 580 million mark, while bovine meat reached USD 275 million, during the first quarter of 2019.
Saudi Arabia represents the largest market, holding the majority of the MENA extruded snack food market share. It is followed by UAE, Egypt, and Iran.