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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
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