Camel food-products find favour.

Position:Compass 09/2009: News and views from around the world - Baby camel burgers in Saudi Arabia - Brief article

Specialities such as camel liver have long been on the menu of upmarket restaurants in the Gulf Arab states, but an experiment with baby camel burgers has met with enthusiasm in Saudi Arabia, a country where the camel is a symbol of nomadic traditions. While tremendous oil wealth has brought rapid modernisation to Saudi Arabia, the camel remains celebrated.

Riyadh, which is home to one of the biggest camel markets on the Arabian peninsula, regularly hosts camel races.

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