Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy is once again running two pavilions and an innovation corner during the Gulfood Manufacturing tradeshow. This regional event is dedicated to the ingredients and equipment’s of the food industry and will bring together nearly 50 French companies to highlight their products and know-how.
For the 2nd year running, Business France unveils a French Innovation Corner to be located at the Ingredients pavilion. For this new edition, the packaging & processing machinery French Trade Association, GEPPIA, along with the French organization for intermediate food products, Club PAI and Bpifrance, the French Public Investment Bank are teaming up as partners and members of the jury. This contest is geared first and foremost to promote France’s innovations that meet the needs and trends of the Near and Middle East markets. The announcement of the winners will take place on Tuesday, November 6th at 4pm on the French pavilion located stand S1-C65.
The French agri-food products and equipment perfectly match the consumers’ needs in the region. French imports to the United Arab Emirates are based mainly on beverages (28% of market share) followed by dairy products (15% of market share).
- The French Ingredients Pavilion located on Sheikh Saeed 1 Stand C65 features a space of 360 square meters in partnership with the Hauts-de-France and Brittany regions.
Visitors of Gulfood Manufacturing will be able to meet innovative French companies keen on showcasing the diversity of French products, from dairies and cereals, to egg products and fruit preparations.
Exports of Ingredients and Intermediate Food products (IFP) from France to the UAE account for nearly 81 million euros. The quality of French products anticipates the requirements of traceability of UAE partners. The dairy ingredients, cakes and pastries are particularly major ingredients in export flows for France.
The catalog of the French Ingredients Pavilion is available through this link: http://businessfrance.jpm-associes.com/gulfood2018/
The French Equipments located at Hall 8 Stand B8-32 is dedicated to French equipment manufacturers over 440 square meters. Nearly 30 French companies will be showcasing products that are both innovative and adapted to local needs. The diversity of the French offer will be highlighted as the leading companies exhibiting come from a wide array of industries 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 crepe machines.
The catalog of the French Equipments Pavilion is available through this link: http://businessfrance.jpm-associes.com/gulfood2018/