Egypt’s exports of food products exceed $408 M

Egypt exported more than 20 food products and crops in February 2019 worth $ 408 million, according to the General Organization for Export and Import Control (GOEIC). GOEIC published a list of all exported agricultural and processed food products, classifying them into three groups: first, fresh and dry citrus, potatoes, cheese, wheat, and chocolate. Second: frozen vegetables, onions, garlic, dried and...

Egypt: Nile Food Industries Company awaits potato factory licenses

The Egyptian Nile Food Industries Company is planning to invest EGP 10 million (€503,000) in a new potato processing factory next year. Production capacity at the factory is expected to reach 1,000 tons annually. Mahmoud Hendy, the CEO of the company, said that the company is waiting for the licenses. He added that the company has achieved exports worth $12...

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Egyptian onions

CAIRO - 26 May 2019: Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture lifted the ban on importing onions from Egypt after negotiations between the two sides. According to a statement issued by the Central Department of Agricultural Quarantine at the Egyptian Agriculture Ministry, an Egyptian delegation visited Saudi Arabia last month to resolve this crisis, which comes within the...