Bühler’s rice processing technology supports customer growth in Saudi Arabia

Bühler’s rice processing technology supports customer growth in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – EQS Newswire – 7 February 2024 – Saudi Arabia imports large volumes of unprocessed rice from India and Pakistan every year, with a projected market volume of about USD 3.8 billion in 2023. However, many current customers and new investors in Saudi have recognized the enormous market potential offered by processing the rice in Saudi itself and are seeking to enter the market. […]

via Bühler’s rice processing technology supports customer growth in Saudi ArabiaRIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – EQS Newswire – 7 February 2024 – Saudi Arabia imports large volumes of unprocessed rice from India and Pakistan every year, with a projected market volume of about USD 3.8 billion in 2023. However, many current customers and new investors in Saudi have recognized the enormous market potential offered by processing the rice in Saudi itself and are seeking to enter the market. This, along with the government’s food security concerns, offers a large area of opportunity for Bühler’s storage solutions and technology.

With one of the highest consumptions of rice in the Middle East, 47 kilograms (kg) per capita annually, rice is a high priority in Saudi Arabia’s government food security initiatives, particularly since India’s ban