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One of the world’s premier wheat milling industry events, the 2012 IAOM Mideast and Africa Conference and Expo, was held Dec. 5-8 in the cavernous, ultra-modern Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center. The 23rd version of the highly anticipated trade show was a resounding success in the newly opened facility, with booth space and registration slots selling out well in advance.
Over the three days more than 600 participants from companies and organizations based in 45 countries visited the 100 exhibitors from 20 countries and sat through management and educational sessions featuring nearly 50 speakers on topics ranging from innovations in milling to the global economy and leadership skills.Read More
Manama-May12(BNA) Industry and Commerce Minister Dr. Hassan Fakhro confirmed government and Ministry’s keenness on following up all developments of local market and the prices trends, especially food and consumers commodities that, pointing out the positive role played by traders and importers in order to achieve market stability and provide all requirement for citizens all the time.
This came during a tour made by the minister to the local markets which includes Manama Central Market, Bahrain Flour Mills as well as Seef Mall.
During the visit to the Manama Central Market for Fruits and Vegetables, the minister was briefed on market and shoppers movement...Read More
Bahrain Flour Mills Company is pushing ahead with plans to develop two new state-of-the-art flour mills this year.
Speaking after BFM’s annual general meeting at the Gulf Hotel yesterday, chairman Yusuf Saleh Al Saleh said they had hoped to put construction of the new mills out to tender last year but put it back to this year.
The new mills will have a capacity to produce 600 metric tonnes of flour a day.
This compares with the existing flour mill which produces 300 tonnes a day and is working at 90 per cent of its capacity.
“We are looking at an increase in demand of 10pc a year so we need these new facilities which should be up an running in two to three years,” he said.
“This is an investment for the long run and we will be looking to local and regional banks to help us finance the mill...Read More