Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), the 8th edition of SIAL Middle East 2017, the fastest-growing food, drink and hospitality occasion in the MENA region, will certainly be introduced on the 12th of December at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibit Centre.
Chairman of the organising committee of SIAL 2017, Thamer Al Qasemi, stressed the relevance of SIAL Middle East in dealing with one of the most essential and prominent food supply concerns in an interview today at the Abu Dhabi Economic Media Club in the Department of Economic Development.
He stated: "Innovative international production processes, strategies and high quality products will exist at SIAL this year to highlight one of the most essential devices and plans to tighten the void between supply and need across the region, which is seeing a boost in populace, altering consumption patterns and climbing income levels and unfavorable environmental changes.”
Al Qasemi unveiled a new campaign to contribute food products from more than 60% of exhibitors at SIAL Middle East to the Conservation of Grace effort, run by the UAE Red Crescent, to be distributed later to the needy and robbed areas of the community according to the campaign of the Year of Providing; greater than 400 local and worldwide exhibitors will certainly contribute.
He included that the effort mirrors the keenness of the authority and its partners on participating in the charitable, altruistic and developing initiatives that the state has actually embraced, and looks for to promote these essential initiatives locally and globally.
Al Qasemi pointed that SIAL 2017 will certainly witness the organisation of a collection of customized sessions to go over the most recent patterns in food and beverage field. "The Abu Dhabi International Date Palm Exhibition (ADDPE), sponsored by the Ministry of Presidential Matters, is the world's only committed B2B event for date palm fruit. ADDPE will certainly be co-located with SIAL Middle East, using an ideal chance for date palm fruit producers and providers to meet with leading names in the hospitality industry.
" The 2017 version of the exhibition will certainly permit onsite sales for the first time, leading the way for new business possibilities for both customers and suppliers. The event will hold 80 date manufacturers and providers from 12 countries, including structures from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Oman, Sudan, Morocco, Tunisia, Palestine and Jordan. It additionally provides a perfect chance for participants to look at the field's future patterns and to organize the world's leading innovators of SIAL from all over the world."
H.E. Mohamed Hilal Al Muhairi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI), kept in mind the significance of arranging the Middle East Food Exhibit (SIAL) in Abu Dhabi for the 3rd successive year. He also explained the significance of this exhibit as one of the most substantial food events in the region and an important occasion for the world food business to present their food markets and marketing these products in the marketplace of the region.
H.E. Al Muhairi stated: "This exhibit is a perfect chance for nationwide and regional business to discover the current products generated by the world's food manufacturing facilities, and most of these firms consider SIAL as a platform for promoting their products and establishing brand-new partnerships with firms in the UAE and the region.
" Our government is working to develop and improve these markets by motivating economic sector business and organizations in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the state to invest in, to attain food security and meet the consumers' requirements of these tactical food.
" This exhibit is a vital chance for our companies running in these two sectors to accept food manufacturers and makers to develop commercial collaborations, along with building manufacturing facilities to generate agricultural products and supply top quality food."
Ali Al Saad, Director of Communications Office in Abu Dhabi Farmers' Services Centre (ADFSC), affirmed that SIAL Middle East is a vital platform for those thinking about food industries in the region. Including that the exhibit is an opportunity for food producers to meet investors and an ideal setting for those interested in investing in food tasks to earn local and international trade deals.
" We are happy to be the silver sponsor of SIAL and the golden enroller of ADDPE because of the relevance of these exhibitions in highlighting the name of the UAE and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the field of arranging exhibits, especially food and agriculture exhibits," said Al Saad.
" We are working to strengthen the centre's function as a leading partner in attaining lasting farming advancement, sustaining local products and contributing to understanding food safety based on the local production of Abu Dhabi ranches. ADFSC also looks for to highlight the tale behind its 'Local Harvest' brand during SIAL tasks."
Al Saad clarified up ADDPE plays a vital duty in establishing the sales of farmers joining the centre's stand, as ADFSC encourages visitors to purchase local dates from exhibitors, and to support local products and farmers. He mentioned that ADFSC is eager to continue its yearly assistance to sponsor a number of producers of days to take part in the exhibit and offer all the essential solutions in order to help them in advertising and marketing their products to the general public.
Meanwhile, Director of Promotions and Overseas Workplaces in the Abu Dhabi Department of Society and Tourist, Mubarak Al Nuaimi, said that their participation in SIAL Middle East is a crucial contribution to combine Abu Dhabi's global placement in food and drink field.
Said Al Nuami, "The event comes in line with Abu Dhabi's vision to promote the Emirate as a lasting location for social and tourism, in addition to boosting food and drink criteria and promoting customs of the genuine UAE hospitality."
Al Nuaimi stressed the value of this tactical participation in between the Department of Culture and Tourist and ADFCA, to consist of SIAL Middle East, the fastest-growing food, beverage and hospitality occasion, in Abu Dhabi Food Festival 2017, supplying all the functions needed to organize a unique exhibition in food recipes across the emirate, in December.
Mosaab Abdo, Group Exhibition Manager for SIAL Middle East stated: "It is exceptionally satisfying to see so many exhibitors - from 23 countries thus far - devoting to this charitable effort. We approximate that around 30 tonnes of food will be given away to food banks by the time SIAL finishes and are proactively motivating as much of our 1072 individuals as feasible to contribute to this worthy cause."
Eng. Mohamed Omar Al Ameri, Acting Director at the Bureau of Industry Growth, emphasized the value of SIAL Middle East in boosting the federal government's initiatives to achieve food safety and security in the UAE in addition to promoting the occasion as a noticeable platform for all food industry professionals in the region.
He mentioned that the Bureau of Industrial Advancement is a vital element of its tactical plan to sustain the food industry market within the framework of the Department of Economic Development's determination to attain food security.
The year's edition is supported by host sponsor Abu Dhabi Chamber; diamond enroller Jenaan Investments; silver enrollers Abu Dhabi Farmers' Service Center and Al- Rawafed; platinum enrollers, My Dubai and the Deep Seafood Company, and Halal Certificates enroller, Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology.
The 8th edition of SIAL Middle East will certainly hold greater than 24,000 professionals in food industry, with a boost of more than 25% from the previous year, greater than 400 exhibitors will certainly be taking part in ‘Year of Giving’ Initiative.
Caption: Abu Dhabi Food Control Authori