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Queen Rania of Jordan meets local farmers and food producers


Copyright 2021, Royal Hashemite Court

Jordan’s Queen Rania al Abdullah met with local farmers and food producers on Monday in Jabal Al-Weibdeh’s Dibeen Farmers Market to see how they have benefited from the Dibeen online market.

Vendors are able to sell their products at Dibeen Farmers’ online store Dibeen.com, which was launched last year to help Jordanian farmers and food producers continue to sell and deliver their products to consumers during the global health crisis.

Copyright 2021, Royal Hashemite Court

The Queen spoke to the Dibeen team about the online market and commended the site’s founder, Zeid Qudsi, for providing Jordanian farmers and producers with a way to continue their livelihoods in the midst of the pandemic. She also spoke of how the past year has been difficult for everyone globally and how many businesses were forced to go online to remain open and help consumers purchase necessary products.

Queen Rania also received a tour of the market and praised young people for collaborating with Dibeen to help local farmers by helping to package products and promote them to a larger audience. Additionally, she spoke to the vendors at the market to learn more about how they have received help from Dibeen and how technology helped them keep their businesses afloat.

Dibeen.com also gives support by assisting in packaging, distribution and promotion.

After visiting the market, Queen Rania said on social media that she “enjoyed meeting with some of the farmers and vendors who sell their products on Dibeen.com.”

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.