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 festivities.
Egyptians celebrate al-Mawled al-Nabawi, or just Mawlid, the birthday celebration of Prophet Muhammed on Nov. 20, by purchasing candy dolls for the kids that can come in 2 kinds; a bride for women and a horse and rider for boys.
“Our company is the guarantors of the 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.
Your head regarding the confectionery family members business created by their grandfather in 1960, Al Arabi has seen a gradual deterioration in this sector, specially following a 2011 uprising, after which following the Egyptian lb drifting in 2016.
“there were instances when the price tag on sugar as well as other products have now been extremely high,” Al Arabi said. “Before, there have been one or more hundred factories (of candy) in Cairo, nevertheless now our company is really the only two.”
Regardless of the problems facing his sector, Al Arabi stated which he will not plan to stop Mawlid’s sweet manufacturing.
“creating brides and horses for almost 15-20 times will likely not damage us economically,” Al Arabi stated, while stressing that his factory creates other kinds of candies all year round.
For the creation regarding the Mawlid candies Al Arabi’s factory employees utilize sugar being a foundational product: “We place it (sugar substance) to boil after which pour it in a particular mildew shaped like a bride or perhaps a horse. Continue reading