Dubai 'has a sweet tooth'

04/08/2009 - Dubai Lifestyle News
Dubai 'has a sweet tooth'

People who own property in UAE and have a sweet tooth might be interested in an upcoming event.

The exhibitions Sweets Middle East and Sweet & SnackTec Middle East are due to take place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre between November 2nd and 4th.

In a recent study by the TNS Media Intelligence, the region is one of the top ten markets for confectionary products in the world and the industry is worth some $113 billion.

Sales of sweets are expected to increase by between 15 and 20 per cent over the next decade and senior vice-president of the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) Trixee Loh explained this "positive growth" with be visible at the upcoming events.

"We are seeing many brands investing to gain market share with many product innovations, new flavours and packaging ideas being launched at these shows," she said.

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