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Gulfood Dubai 2019

From February 17 to 21, 2019, Alexander Lotov attended the largest annual meeting in Asia, Global Grain Asia, in Singapore. Every year, more than 300 participants from 37 countries gather at the grain trade conference, which makes it the best place to get real-time market information and do business face-to-face.

At this event, Alexander met millers, feed producers, traders and manufacturers, as well as specialists in finance, shipping, law and technologists who support them. 30 reports were submitted within 2 days.

The annual Gulfood Exhibition is the largest specialized exhibition in the world and the Persian Gulf and Middle East region. The Gulfood exhibition is particularly popular with visitors from the countries of the region, since more than 95% of food products are imported to the Gulf countries, which, along with significant volumes of re-export to the UAE, which are estimated at 15.8 billion US dollars, makes the Gulfood exhibition an important event.

Gulfood is the world's largest and most influential annual exhibition of the food and beverage industry, with an unprecedented number of visitors, exhibitors and business operations conducted during the four days of the exhibition.

Gulfood is an important international platform with more than 5,000 companies from 120 countries and over 97,000 visitors from 185 countries. For this purpose, the area of expositions of the Dubai DWTC shopping center has been increased to 127,000 sq. m. m at the expense of temporary pavilions with an area of 23,000 sq. m.

Hundreds of specialists from halal production companies from 50 countries participate in the largest exhibition-in-exhibition Halal World Food - recognized as the world's largest annual exhibition of halal products. The global presence at Gulfood is confirmed by 120 official national pavilions.

"Gulfood has become an important part of the business plans of the global food industry. The exhibition, consistently achieving new results, is growing from year to year, and its global status is beyond doubt," said Helal Said Almarri, CEO of the organizer of the exhibition Dubai World Trade Centre. "Gulfood provides an opportunity to conduct trade operations for local, regional and international manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and retailers worth billions of dirhams."

Gulfood 2019, the 24th largest annual food and beverage exhibition in the world, once again strengthened its reputation as a specialized trading platform for F&B specialists from around the world to demonstrate the latest innovations from an exposition of 5,000 participants deployed on an area of 93,000 sq.m. m at the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC).

Among the visitors of the Gulfood exhibition are owners and employees of super and hyper markets; grocery stores; manufacturers, importers, exporters, distributors of food and beverages; hoteliers and restaurateurs (including fast food restaurants); government departments responsible for supplying hospitals, hospitals, civil and defense facilities; transport companies; nightclubs and hotels.