Dubai hungry for processed foods as European demand wanes
The Middle East is seeing a shift in eating habits.
The young and affluent population is moving away from fresh, unprocessed produce, towards packaged food that is less-time consuming and more convenient.
As demand wanes in Europe and the US, international companies such as Coca-Cola and Mars are taking advantage of this growing market, investing heavily in factories across the Gulf.
Katy Watson reports.
24 Feb 2012
- From the section Business