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High turn-out for France at Gulfood 2018, From February 18 to 22nd 2018, DWTC

Rejula ARUN - 12-févr.-2018 05:29:35

• 1st live cooking show held by the prestigious French Culinary Arts and Hotel Management institutes, Cordon Bleu (Sheikh Saeed Hall) • 4 French pavilions each dedicated to a specific sector (dairy, meat & poultry, drinks, fine food) • 70 companies to cover an area of 800 square meters United Arab Emirates,: Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be running 4 French pavilions at Gulfood this year. This trade show devoted to new F&B products will feature around 70 French companies, all eager to present their latest offerings and know-how.  France renews a strong participation at the Gulfood this year, highlighting the latest French products on a surface area of 800m² across four halls: fine food in the world food section in Sheikh Saeed Hall ; dairy products in Hall 1; meat and poultry in Hall 3; drinks in Za’Abeel Hall.  For the first time at Gulfood, visitors will be able to discover a live cooking show provided by Cordon Bleu, the world renowned French Culinary Arts and Hotel Management institute, it will be held the whole week in Sheikh Saeed Hall and undertaken by the select Chefs Nicolas Houchet and Emil Minev. The role of Le Cordon Bleu is to teach a whole range of technical and University training programmes for working in the restaurant, hotel and tourism industry since 1895. Le Cordon Bleu’s teaching method is based on practical learning with demonstrations and practical classes. The institute is developing its network year after year attracting 100 nationalities across the campuses. Le Cordon Bleu has a presence in the Middle East, with two institutes in Lebanon, awaiting other expansions in the region. France is a major player in numerous segments, including dairies, fruits, vegetables, meat, and products for bakery to name just a few, agri-food products combine quality and excellence to cater closely to the requirements of consumers in the region. Marc Cagnard, Business France Director in the Middle East stated: “Agri-food is France’s largest industry sector in terms of both revenue and jobs. By 2040, the global population is likely to be approaching 9 billion and the French agri-food market is estimated to be growing by an average of 4% a year, with health food alone set to grow 2.5% a year over the next three years”. France is the 6th largest exporter worldwide with USD 65 billion. The Middle East region boasts a market share of more than 3,4% for French food exports which represents a value of 2.2 billion USD. The two first partners in the area are Saudi Arabia and UAE, making both a value of 1.1 billion USD. They are followed by Egypt and Lebanon. In 2016, the UAE imported USD 400 million of food and beverage products from France, making the Emirates the 24th export market for the French industry. French exports of F&B products to UAE have doubled since 2010. Saudi Arabia is the 20th export market for France. More in details, for UAE imports, France is the 11th largest supplier and the 2nd from Europe. This year, the regional partner agencies DEV’UP Centre Val de Loire and Bretagne Commerce International will also be in attendance to support companies from their region during Gulfood. Other partners that will contribute to the show’s success include EVIAN, the number one mineral water in the world and in the Middle East, BADOIT, sparkling mineral water talented for fine dining and endorsed by top Chefs worldwide, and CAFES RICHARD, a traditional “French-style” coffee roaster linked to the French gastronomy, Art de Vivre and to Paris (the leader on its market). ABOUT BUSINESS FRANCE: Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and runs the VIE international internship program. Social Media: Account Most common used hashtags Twitter : @BF_MiddleEast  #InfoBF #FrenchPavilion #MadeInFranceMadeWithLove #ZeroFoodWaste For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Miryem Oukas Messidi Head of Communications – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15 Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr    


Discover French Food & Innovations at Gulfood Manufacturing 2017 From October 31st to November 2nd at Dubai World Trade Centre

Rejula ARUN - 17-oct.-2017 14:53:27

Discover French Food & Innovations at Gulfood Manufacturing 2017 • Visit the French Ingredients pavilion and the Equipment Stands • French Innovation Contest Ingredients        http://bit.ly/2gSj1DT Manufacturing   http://bit.ly/2gCCQhT United Arab Emirates 2017; Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will once again be running two pavilions and an innovation corner dedicated to the French food industry during the world-renowned Gulfood Manufacturing tradeshow, taking place in Dubai from October 31st to November 2nd, 2017. France will be represented by around 50 French companies that will be showcasing products and know-how focused on the ingredients and processing packaging equipment for the food industry. The France Pavilion: Ingredient space “Gulfood Manufacturing is a point of convergence for those seeking to meet ingredient suppliers from across the world", said Philippe Leray, CEO of Vinpai. Visitors to Gulfood Manufacturing will be able to meet innovative French companies keen on showcasing the diversity of France’s offering, from dairy products and cereals, to ovo-products and fruit preparations. The French Pavilion for ingredients will be run in partnership with the international trade agencies (Commerce International) of the Hauts de France and Brittany regions. It features floor space of 360 m² at Sheikh Saeed Hall: S1-C76. France’s agri-food products and equipment combine quality and excellence to cater closely to the requirements of consumers in the region. The United Arab Emirates imports 85% of its agri-food products. France is the 2nd largest European supplier in the region. Despite the competitive nature of the market, the outlook for the development of trade relations with the region is bright. Exports of ingredients and food preparations from France to the UAE grew by almost 5% between 2011 and 2016, to reach 107 million USD. The quality of French products is internationally recognized, allowing it to closely meet the needs of partners in the Middle East. Dairy and bread/cake/pastry ingredients are also key components of France’s export flows.  The France Pavilion: Equipment space “Gulfood Manufacturing is attended by a high-quality visitor base and decision makers who can bring projects to fruition", Anthony Hereng, Sales Director at Claranor remarked. The pavilion devoted to French equipment manufacturers will cover 450 m² in Hall Zabeel 3: Z3-A54. Over 30 French companies will be presenting products that are not only innovative, but also well suited to the local specifications. Focus will be placed on the great diversity of France’s offering in the equipment arena. Leading companies from a wide array of industries will be at the event including water treatment, the cold chain, labeling, packaging, packing lines, sterilization, water jet cutting, extrusion and engineering, in addition to baking equipment such as ovens, molds and pancake machines.   The GEPPIA (a grouping of more than 140 manufacturers of processing and packaging equipment for the agri-food and non-food industries), will be partnering with Business France at the French Pavilion, offering visitors a 3D experience that will totally immerse them in the world of a food product in four minutes. The purpose of the tool is to provide an insight into the innovation capacity of French equipment manufacturers and their desire to ramp up the presence of new technologies in the sector.   Following last year’s success, Business France will be holding a contest at the equipment pavilion, whereby the packaging & processing machinery French Trade Association, GEPPIA and the French association of food intermediate products, Club PAI will be teaming up as partners and members of the jury. This contest is geared primarily towards promoting France’s innovations and enhancing the potential of its companies. According to Philippe Leray, CEO of Vinpai and a former winner of the contest, the French Innovation Corner is an opportunity to take advantage of "an additional shop window at the France Pavilion and a highly effective promotional tool". You can discover the French catalogues online: For more information on the Virtual Packaging Line: Click Here    For more information on the GEPPIA: www.geppia.com/  - ENDS - About Business France: Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy. It is responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location. It also runs and develops the V.I.E. international internship program. Social Media: Account Most common used hashtags Twitter : @BF_MiddleEast #InfoBF #FrenchPavilion #CreativeFrance For more info, feel free to contact Business France: Miryem Oukas Messidi Head of Communications – Middle East Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15 Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr


SILL at GULFOOD 2014

Miryem Oukas Messidi - 26-févr.-2014 14:50:38

Interview with Tristan FALC’HUN, Export Manager Introduce yourself and your company SILL is a French food manufacturer with 4 divisions: ·          Dairy products: Milk collection and transformation into yoghurts, butter, cream-cheese and powders sold under Le Gall , Matines , Malo brands ·          Long life soups & broths under La Potagère brand ·          Frozen ready meals under Primel brand ·          Infant nutrition under Teddy Chef brand For 50 years, the Group constantly grew up thanks its high investment in R&D and technology. Quality of its products is recognized in more than 100 countries. Why are you exhibiting in Gulfood? Gulfood is a key event in Middle East. SILL Entreprises is looking for 2 types of clients: Ø   Importer / Distributer for commercialization of its ranges of yogurts, butter, frozen ready meals and Baby-food to horeca and retail channels Ø   Industrials for commercialization of its dairy ingredients What products will you showcase at the Gulfood exhibition? For 2014 edition, a cooking show with Jean-Luc L’HOURRE (Meilleur Ouvrier de France and 1 star Michelin Chef) will be held on SILL booth. Every visitor will be welcome to taste a selection of premium recipes, available in frozen for catering and food service channels.   FALC’HUN Tristan Export Manager Ph. : +33 2 98 40 90 30 www.sill-entreprises.com


Prolac At GULFOOD 2014

Miryem Oukas Messidi - 26-févr.-2014 14:44:01

Introduce yourself and your company Prolac Is a daughter company of GROUP SOUFFLET a french family owned group involved in the export and trade of raw materials and ingredients for the food industry. Prolac itself has always been dedicated since its has been created to the export of dairy product, manly milk powders at first towards the African markets. Today our aim is to offer our products to other destinations, like East Africa and Middle East. Prolac can supply a full range of high quality dry dairy product to importers in the African markets. We operate two products lines: Our LACSTAR range of product includes Full Cream Milk Powders in all kinds of packaging going from 250 g up to 25 kgs.   Our Great Mountain range of product includes Fat Filled milk powders in all kind of packaging going from 250 g up to 25 kgs. We can also propose evaporated milk and sweetened condensed milk. We are also able to supply you with tailored Milk Powders and dairy ingredients for industrial recombination and uses.   Our main markets are in West central, and North Africa, and we are now checking the opportunities to   develop our sales in the Middle East area Why are you exhibiting in Gulfood? We have decided to exhibit in Gulfood, because of the growing fame of the Gulfood as an exhibition for food products of all kind and of all over the world, and because Dubaï is now a well known and appreciated carrefour for international business.   What products will you showcase at the Gulfood exhibition? We have a strong will in PROLAC to develop our sales of branded products. We have been for years focusing our efforts on two parallels lines. Lacstar ® is dedicated to top quality 100 % milk base products and Great-Mountain® is dedictaed to extra quality milk products with vegetable fat which are more competitives. Both brands are offered under various packaging sizes goring from 250 g up to 25 Kg   Contact : Olivier MAIRE ‎Fonction : Managing Partner E-mail : omaire.prolac@soufflet-group.com   Ph. : +33 3 325394111 Site internet : www.prolac.fr


Laïta Company at GULFOOD 2014 / Dairy products

Miryem Oukas Messidi - 06-févr.-2014 13:14:51

Interview with Philippe Gerdsmeier, Area Export Manager Introduce yourself and your company I am Philippe Gerdsmeier, Area Export Manager for Laïta, in charge of the Middle East. Laïta was founded as a result of the rise in partnerships established since 1973 between its three founding members: Even, Terrena and Triskalia. LAÏTA is the largest dairy cooperative company in Western France. We are located in French Brittany, one of Europe’s most important dairy regions. LAÏTA produces and sells a wide range of dairy products like Butter, Soft Cheeses, Emmental, Cream, etc. In total, 1.4 billion litres of milk are collected every year from 3,800 certified farms to supply the Laïta’s 7 production sites. Why are you exhibiting in Gulfood? To exhibit in Gulfood is a great opportunity for LAÏTA to meet its customers and allow a better understanding of their current expectations. Indeed, it is also the occasion to offer them to taste our products and innovations. Gulfood is also a good way to meet new prospects. The Middle East is a market which represents a high potential for LAÏTA. LAÏTA has been developing its activities in this region over more than 15 years thanks to a dedicated strategy for every country. Therefore, Gulfood exhibition will give us the opportunity to reinforce our position on the Middle East market and to introduce new ranges of products. What products will you showcase at the Gulfood exhibition? Our ranges of butter, cream, cheeses will be presented and samples available. We will mainly focus on products specifically designed for export markets (recipes and shelflife), but also introduce some specialities such as Brie and other cheese specialities.   Philippe Gerdsmeier international@laita.fr Ph. : +33 1 45 60 01 61 www.laita.com


INGREDIA at GULFOOD 2014 / Processed imitation cheese

Miryem Oukas Messidi - 06-févr.-2014 13:08:06

Introduce your company : Ingredia Functional, business unit of Ingredia SA, develops and offers a wide range of innovative and high-value-added dairy ingredients & functional solutions. PROMILK  range offers high quality ingredients & easy-to-use solutions for all types of cheeses. PROMILK® IC/SC ingredients are functional solutions dedicated to the production of imitation processed cheese and processed cheese.


FIT at GULFOOD 2014 / Dairy products

Miryem Oukas Messidi - 04-févr.-2014 11:31:45

Interview with Antoine DANJOY, Export Manager Middle East area Introduce yourself and your company My name is Antoine Danjoy, I’m export manager for FIT company for the Middle East area. FIT is a french company specialized in 3 high performance sectors of activity: dairy ingredients, dairy specialized retail products and Ingredients for food industry. With over 23 years of experience, our company has gained considerable expertise in the field of dairy products trading for food industry and we have developed strong relationship with our customers and suppliers. Our main goal is to provide the right product along with a perfect service. Our challenge is to facilitate the matching of our customers’requirements and our suppliers’constraints. Our ability to respond quickly to market changes is one of the reasons for our success as an international trader. FIT is your professional partner ! Thanks to our ISO 9001 certification, we can provide certified products from French and European suppliers. The recent obtaining of the AEO certification allows us to reinforce our exchanges in terms of safety and security. Why are you exhibiting in Gulfood? Gulfood is a major trade show for our company. We meet our customers and suppliers, whatever their nationality (United States, Europe, Africa and Middle East, Asia…) What products will you showcase at the Gulfood exhibition? At the Gulfood 2014, we will be exhibiting our new range of products: Instant fat filled powders : Nutrimylk : Instant fat filled milk powder preparation Nutriwhey : Instant fat filled whey powder. And a New range of infant cow milk (tin 400g and 900g)   Antoine DANJOY, Export Manager Middle East area antoine.danjoy@fitsa-group.com Tel.: +33 2 99 53 53 70 www.fitsa-group.com


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