579,000 tons of local wheat harvest supplied till now: agriculture ministry

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 12:10 GMT

About 893,000 tons of wheat have been harvested so far, the ministry said.

100k greenhouses to fulfill needs of 20M citizens: Sisi

Sat, 17 Aug 2019 - 01:29 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stated on Saturday that the national project to establish 100,000 greenhouses would fulfill the needs of 20 million citizens.

Egypt aims to harvest 3.6 mln tonnes of wheat this season

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 03:17 GMT

The state will pay farmers between 655-685 Egyptian pounds($38-$39) per ardeb (150 kilograms) of wheat depending on quality, Ali Moselhy said.

Egypt imports rice to control market, prevent increasing prices

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 08:45 GMT

The rice crop which is scheduled to be harvested in the second half of July, will cover 90 percent of the local market requirements.

Egypt local wheat harvest ends with sharply lower figure

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 12:41 GMT

Last year Egypt procured about 3.6 million tonnes of wheat from farmers.

Egypt’s wheat production to increase 4.3% YoY in 2018/19: FAS

Sun, 13 May 2018 - 04:49 GMT

A recent report by the U.S’Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) in Cairo forecasts Egypt’s wheat production in 2018/19 to reach 8.45 million metric tons.

Consumption of diesel increases to 40M tons per day due to harvest season

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 12:47 GMT

Normal consumption rates do not exceed 37,000 tons a day.

Egypt’s dates exports rise 70% in Q1 of 2018

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 - 12:08 GMT

Egypt’s exports of dates increased 70% in the first quarter, reaching 30,000 tons at a value of $29.4 million, Trade Minister Tarek Kabil said on Tuesday.

Egypt to set local buying price for wheat in March

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 02:34 GMT

Egypt will set its local buying price for wheat in March, one month ahead of the harvest, the ministry of agriculture said on Monday.

No increase in sugar prices at gov’t outlets: Supply Min.

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 01:36 GMT

The Supply Ministry denied any increase in the price of sugar after Egypt’s decision to raise the price of sugarcane purchased from local farmers.

Egypt targeted wheat cultivation area drops to 3.25 mln acres

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 - 12:41 GMT

Egypt is looking to plant 3.25 million acres of wheat this season, down from the previous government target of 3.5 million acres.

Why Egyptian mangoes have such a good reputation

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 09:11 GMT

Fresh Egyptian mango is one of the most nutritionally rich fruits, with a distinctive flavor, smell and taste

Egypt says buys 237,000 tons of local wheat since start of harvest

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 - 12:59 GMT

Egypt has procured 237,000 tonnes of wheat from farmers since the start of its local harvest earlier this month, the supply ministry said on Sunday