Monday, June 25, 2012

Brazilian Food Firm inks Saudi Supply deal

A Brazil-based Halal food manufacturer has announced plans to supply a range of products to Saudi Arabia. Maricota brand products, made by Clap Foods, are about to enter supermarket shelves in Saudi Arabia after signing contracts to supply 300 tonnes of frozen products to Al Othaim Markets, a chain that operates in retail, wholesale and distribution of foods in the Gulf kingdom. The contract includes the sale of cheese bread, pizzas, lasagne, kibbehs, chicken cakes, cheese biscuits and pancakes. In 2011, Clap got Halal certification for 37 items and this year participated in food trade show Gulfood, resulting in the company winning its first client in the region