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Tag Archives: food

‘Kuwait poised to step up anti-money-wash battle’ – KFB launches food parcels project

KUWAIT CITY, July 25, (KUNA): Kuwait makes it a point to keep abreast of global efforts to stifle such nefarious practices as money laundering and terror financing, the country’s Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan said Wednesday. Kuwait has made tremendous headway in the fight against these unscrupulous deeds, …

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MoCI planning to deliver ration food to deserving people’s home

Move to curb food wastage KUWAIT CITY, April 17: Ministry of Commerce and Industry recently held a meeting with the Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies to discuss about the possibility of distributing ration food to deserving people by home delivery, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They said the required …

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High level of fast food addiction in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, April 3 : According to a recent academic study, 53.8 percent of university students eat fast food four times or more during the week, despite the availability of homemade food in their houses. The high level of fast food consumption in Kuwait is due to addiction to its …

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Arab region suffers from most severe food ‘shortage’ globally

‘Lack of adequate and supportive environ’ CAIRO, Feb 8, (KUNA): The Arab region suffers from the most severe food shortage in the globe amid mounting poverty and hunger, the Arab League Secretary-General said on Thursday. The region witnessed hike in levels of hunger and poverty in the past years, said …

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Testing of food items in Kuwait ‘takes’ 20 days – Oman and UAE takes 3 days

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: A number of companies that import and produce food items are requesting for the export of their products and for redirecting the imported food items that arrive in Kuwait to the markets of neighboring countries due to the delay in testing samples which result in the …

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Kuwait most ‘secure’ country for food security among Arab nations

Kuwait claims 26th spot out of 113 nations in 2017 KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16, (KUNA): Kuwait ranks first in the Arab region in a global ranking of how well countries can feed their own people, a group of food security specialists revealed. Food security in Kuwait is not limited to …

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Move to lift ban on import of food products from 8 countries

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the General Customs Department have recently ratified three administrative decisions and six customs directives to lift ban on the import of food products from eight countries as against one decision that places embargo on the products, reports Al-Rai daily. The …

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Eating healthy food, jogging after breaking the fast ideal in Ramadan

Avoid consuming artificial drinks: Dr Bu-Hamad KUWAIT CITY, May 31, (KUNA): People tend, during the holy month of Ramadan, to spend hefty amounts of money to purchase all kinds of food, paving way for consumption all the way to ‘Sohoor’ (pre-dawn meal prior to fasting). This would cause weight increase …

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MPs call to closely monitor shops, markets, co-ops during Ramadan

Bid to prevent commercial fraud, price manipulation KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Several lawmakers have called on the concerned authorities to closely monitor markets, shops and cooperative societies in the holy month of Ramadan in order to prevent commercial fraud and price manipulation. MP Faisal Al-Kandari stressed the need to intensify …

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MoCI bans import of some veggies – High percentage of pesticide residues cited

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: Ministry of Commerce and Industry has banned the import of Jordanian cauliflowers and cabbages, Omani carrots, and Egyptian onions, guavas and lettuces due to the presence of high percentage of pesticide residues beyond the permitted limits as per the approved standards. Minister of Commerce and Industry, …

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