The UAE’s Minister of Finance and Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashi Al Maktoum inaugurated the international food fair, “Gulfood 2018” on Sunday, February 18, in the Dubai World Trade Center, where 60 food industry companies and 180 countries are participating, including Morocco.
Dubai World Trade Center reserves 1 million square feet for Gulfood exhibitions.
In 2017, the food fair attracted 97.000. This year, 90.000 visitors are expected to attend, and 5,000 exhibitions are on display.
Moroccan food brands and products will be showcased throughout the entire event.
Morocco has participated in the food exhibition since “Gulfood 2014,” when it first sought to expand its economic opportunities and develop business partnerships in the food industry, as reported by Centre Marocain de Promotion des Exportations, “Maroc Export.”
Gulfood is the world’s largest annual food and beverage exhibition taking place in Dubai, UAE, where suppliers from all around the world join to showcase and advertise the latest food trends in the food industry.
Gulfood seeks to develop business relationships and energize food industry trade in the Middle East, Gulf countries, southern Asia and Africa.
The food fair showcases meat and poultry, beverages, dairy, edible oils, pulses, grains, and cereals, and halal food as reported by Gulfood website.