In 2014 for the first time, Gulfoods launched Gulfood Manufacturing, the new event for the F&B manufacturing, processing & packaging industries. This segment, before 2014 part of Gulfood, attracted over 26.000 visitors.
The Middle East sees rapid population growth, booming foodservice markets, diverse and affluent consumers demanding new trends, tastes and products….the drivers behind the regions accelerating investment in the food supply chain are many.
Hence, food factories in the Middle East are investing. From multi-million dollar facilities to smaller factory machinery upgrade and replacement. They’re investing in the control, automation, technology and supply chain management solutions that can deliver much needed throughput, competitive advantage, improved efficiency, quality, security, flexibility and sustainability.
It all adds up to a massive sales opportunity for ingredients, machinery, packaging and logistics industries.