Unilever Food Solutions, a leading worldwide company in the food service industry with presence in over 74 countries, has announced that it will have a bigger and enhanced presence at Gulfood 2012 – the region’s largest annual food and hospitality show to be held in Dubai from February 19 to 22, 2012 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
As part of its participation, Unilever Food Solutions will also be the Platinum Sponsors of the Gulfood Conference, to be held on the sidelines of the exhibition. The conference will bring together leading speakers and experts from across the globe on a common platform to discuss the latest trends in vogue in the F&B industry.
Moreover, Unilever Food Solutions’ Vice President for South Africa, Middle East, and Pakistan, Mr Eelco Camminga, will also be speaking in the Gulfood Conference, on February 19. His address will shed light on ‘Leading Brands’.
Talking about its participation, Mr Mohammad Shanawani at Unilever Food Solutions, said: “The decision to be a part of Gulfood 2012 follows the unprecedented success achieved at the event over the years. Gulfood is a very strategic exhibition for our industry. It brings together the key players and companies within the food and hospitality sector on a common platform, and gives us a great opportunity to showcase our products and services to a wider audience from the region and beyond.”
He added: “This year, we aim to take our participation to the next level – reasons why we engaged with the Gulfood Conference as Platinum Sponsors. We will reinforce our leadership by actively participating and contributing to the Gulfood Conference using our industry knowledge and expertise.”
Unilever Food Solutions has been part of Gulfood exhibition and conference for the past three years; and the company has benefited immensely from the networking opportunity. “The organizers have done a great job in building the reputation of the exhibition, by adding special services and dedicated conferences to the exhibition – from Salon Culinaire, Gulfood Majlis to Gulfood Awards, thus giving it an edge over other food exhibitions around the globe.”
Unilever Food Solutions works closely with businesses of all sizes, from independent restaurants through to hotels chains and contract caterers, in 74 countries; and understands the critical balance between impressing guests and making a profit. The company uses its knowledge to help chefs and caterers keep up with people’s changing tastes, helping them find the right balance of great tasting and nutritious food served up to high standards. The company is equally committed to the impact on environment; and it uses ingredients and packaging that are sustainably sourced, generate less waste and consume less energy.