Food safety and quality are essential components for the protection of public healthand economic development. From 16-17 October 2017, exhibitions and conference organizer Omanexpo will hold the second Food Safety Oman Conference at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre. The conference, which elicited an enthusiastic response from industry stakeholders and professionals in its inaugural edition, will once again provide an avenue for the exchange of ideas and strategies among policy makers and various stakeholders on issues relating to food policy
Muscat, Oman – Pioneer and biggest exhibitions and conferences organizer Omanexpo has announced that the 12th edition of Food & Hospitality Oman will be held at the new Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC) from 16 to 18 October. Ammar Ahmad, exhibition director, says “OCEC is now the country’s newest hub for business events. With business opportunities in the food and hospitality sector in Oman growing steadily in recent years, OCEC is just the best platform for this event, providing
Burgeoning export of home-grown shrimps have boosted seafood exports to its highest ever extent in 2016-17. Official figures released by the Marine Products Exports Development Authority (MPEDA) on Wednesday showed seafood exports reaching a record high of 11,34,948 million tonnes as well as earning a record $5.78 billion mainly due to rapid growth in frozen shrimp and fish shipments. Frozen shrimp of the Vannamei variety maintained its position as the top exported item, accounting for more than 64 per cent
Thanks to the strong demand for its frozen shrimp and fish from international markets, Indian seafood exports reached a record valua in 2016-2017 fiscal year, according to figures from the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA). The exported volume in the analysed period (April 1, 2016-March 31, 2017) experienced a 20 per cent growth, to 1.13 million and the value in dollars increased by 23 per cent, to USD 5.78 billion from USD 4.69 billion in the previous fiscal year.
The developer behind two Viceroy hotels in Dubai has said that it is launching a Dh2.1 billion real estate investment trust (Reit). Five Holdings, the company previously known as Skai Holdings, has said that the trust will be the first hospitality-focused Reit to launch in the region, and the biggest to date. It will initially be an unlisted Reit, regulated by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority, the regulatory body of Abu Dhabi Global Market. The company said that the Five