Sweet manufacturers in Egypt get ready for Prophet’s birthday celebration amid economic challenges Dealing with financial doubt sweet factories in Egypt proceeded Thursday creating candy dolls when you look at the lead as much as next week’s Eid parties.
Egyptians celebrate al-Mawled al-Nabawi, or simply just Mawlid, the birthday celebration of Prophet Muhammed on Nov. 20, by purchasing candy dolls for kids that can come in two kinds; a bride for females and a horse and rider for boys.
« Our company is the guarantors of a tradition it, » the owner of one of these candy factories, Ali Farag Al Arabi, told EFE that we have learned from our parents, and we’ve been told to preserve.
The pinnacle regarding the confectionery family members company launched by their grandfather in 1960, Al Arabi has seen a gradual deterioration in this sector, specially after the 2011 uprising, after which following the Egyptian pound drifting in 2016.
« there were occasions when the buying price of sugar as well as other items have already been high, » Al Arabi stated. « Before, there have been one or more hundred factories (of candy) in Cairo, however now our company is the sole two. »