‘Despite the recent political and economic disruption, the MEA ambient beverage market has grown and remains one of our core markets’, says SIG Combibloc as it announced opening a joint HQ with its partner Obeikan Investment Group.
The order given by Dubai’s ruling sheikh in 1959 to dredge the Creek, the water channel that flows into the heart of what was at the time a sleepy fishing village, is commonly seen as the move that would transform the Gulf state into an economic powerhouse.
MOVE FOLLOWS RECENT UAE STEP TO BAN SUPERSIZE SODAS
Coca-Cola has welcomed a decision by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Economy to reverse its ban on the sale of 300ml cans, which also saw cans of other sizes stripped from shelves last week, after a row broke out last week about their illegal...
Coca-Cola has sought to play down a row that has erupted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), after the authorities pulled the soft drinks firm’s products from shelves for alleged violation of consumer protection laws.
A European Union proposal to impose import duties on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) shipments from Iran and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to result in cost increases for European converters, said Brussels.
Producers must ensure packaging is more sustainable as customers remain convinced that food packing is excessive and are altering their consumption patterns as a result, warns research from Datamonitor.
Crown Bevcan Europe & Middle East has started construction of
its new beverage can plant in North Africa, further underlining the
division's commitment to the emerging markets of North Africa and
the Middle East.