Agthia Group PJSC, one of the leading Food & Beverage companies in the UAE, has announced its participation and Gold sponsorship of the SIAL Middle East Exhibition, taking place from 21st – 23rd November 2011 in Abu Dhabi. The global exhibition, with its marquee event taking place annually in Paris, has successfully been held in Canada, China and is back for a second year to Abu Dhabi.
Commenting on Agthia’s participation, Agthia Group CEO Mr. Ilias Assimakopoulos said, “Agthia is proud to be a part of an international event of such pedigree. Through this exhibition we hope to strengthen Agthia’s name on the regional level. We believe in catering for people from all nationalities and walks of life, and producing food and drink that helps families lead lives full of vitality.”
Today, Agthia Group PJSC has three business divisions in various food and beverage segments. The Consumer Business Division includes several brands, such as Al Ain Mineral Water, a leading bottled drinking water in the UAE; Capri-Sun juices; Al Ain tomato paste and frozen vegetables products; Chiquita juices and the Yoplait fresh dairy products. The Agri Business Division is responsible for the Grand Mills brand, the leading high quality flour and animal feed products. While the Egypt Business is responsible for both Al Ain Food & Beverage and Pure Natural brands of tomato paste, chilli paste, frozen vegetable and fruit puree.
SIAL is a truly international brand and highly regarded by the industry throughout the world. Exhibitors and visitors will have a chance to meet during the three-day event at a dedicated business platform in the thriving region of the Middle East. The UAE is an important regional hub with the third largest amount of re-exports in the world The region’s food import spend is due to hit US$49 billion by 2020. SIAL Middle East offers a solid platform for companies wanting to research and enter the Middle East food, drink and hospitality market.