Muscat: The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (Madayn) is participating at one of world’s largest annual food and hospitality events – Gulfood 2019 in Dubai, which commenced on Sunday and will conclude next Thursday at Dubai World Trade Centre in the United Arab Emirates.
With the participation of more than 198 countries represented by 5,000 companies spread over 120 national pavilions, the exhibition offers an ideal platform for Madayn to promote the Omani products and industries.
Through its seventh consecutive participation at Gulfood 2019, Madayn aims at presenting the current available investment opportunities in its various industrial cities. Madayn officials also aspire at highlighting the incentives provided to the investors in Madayn’s industrial cities and the Sultanate, which play a major role in attracting investments and localising projects of benefit to the national economy.
Commenting on Madayn’s participation at the event, Hamood Al Balushi, Director of Omani Products’ Department at Madayn’s Directorate of Marketing and Media, stated that this participation comes along the lines of the global trends that focus on various fields related to food including food security and healthy food.
“The participating Omani companies have the opportunity to get acquainted with to the experiences of the international companies and their advanced technologies used in production, packaging and export,” Al Balushi said, adding: “The Omani companies would also explore collaboration opportunities with their counterparts within their efforts to expand their markets.”
He added that through Gulfood platform, Madayn aims at attracting new investments in the food and hospitality sector to get localised in its various industrial cities.
At the exhibition, Madayn officials are highlighting the offered advantages and incentives being provided by Madayn.
It is worth mentioning that this year a number of Omani companies representing the food industry are taking part under the umbrella of Madayn, including Areej Vegetable Oils and Derivatives, Dhofar Poultry Company, Oman Foodstuff Factory, Omani Vegetable Oils and Derivatives, Sweets of Oman Company, Modern Dairy Factory, National Natural Honey Company, Salalah Mills Company, and Salalah Macaroni Company.