Egypt's Bisco Misr has reopened its Cairo factory after a weeklong closure caused by labour protests, the formerly state-owned confectioner announced on Sunday.
The baked goods and confectionery maker announced on 22 January it had closed its Al-Sawwah plant but that its two factories in Alexandria were continuing operations.
Established in 1957 as Egyptian Company for Foods, Bisco Misr says it employs around 2,780 workers.
Initially a state enterprise, the company was partially privatised in the late 1990s. A consortium led by Concord International Investments now holds a majority stake.