More than 20 businessmen from the Eastern Poland marcoregion, due to PAIiIZ support participate in the Gulfood 2015 in Dubai. During the economic and investment mission to the United Arab Emirates, the Agency is represented by deputy president Monika Piątkowska.
For the 20th time Gulfood one of the biggest trade fair dedicated to the food industry is held in Dubai. The event has been attended by over 4,800 exhibitors from all over the world to promote and sell their products in the fast growing Middle East market. Attendees also have the opportunity to follow the latest trends in the sector.
Polish stand at Gulfood 2015
At the fair, Poland is represented by companies from the Eastern Poland, as the food sector is the dominant branch of the economy of macroregion. One of the key areas of this sector is the meat and dairy industry. On the other hand, fruits and vegetables are products with the highest export potential. Good quality and low prices allow producers in the region to operate effectively in foreign markets, especially in the United Arab Emirates. For Polish products this market has a great potential. UAE is the main Polish trade partner in the region and a gateway to other countries in the Persian Gulf. In the first nine months of 2014 the value of Polish exports to the United Arab increased by 53% year to year.
Polish stand has been highly appreciated by the guests of Gulfood 2015. Among them there were Polish Ambassador in the UAE, Adam Krzymowski and Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Agriculture Tomasz Nalewajk. Potential and diversity of food offer of Eastern Poland is presented by 23 companies, among them there are: Bartex, Lactima, PHZ Kasol J.A. Kazberuk, Mazurskie Miody Bogdan Piaseczki, Edpol Food & Innovation, VITapol, Przedsiębiorstwo Produkcyjno-Handlowe Marek Wieczorek Spółdzielcza Mleczarnia Spomlek, Zakład Produkcyjno-Handlowy Argo, Lactex, Hortino Zakład Przetwórstwa Owocowo-Warzywnego Leżajsk, Przetwórnia Owoców i Warzyw Robert Kowalkowski, Obst, Spółdzielnia Obrotu Towarowego Przemysłu Mleczarskiego, As Babuni, Grupa Producentów Owoców i Warzyw Polskie Jagody, Sad Sandomierski, P.W. MAT Marzena Tkaczuk, Perła - Browary Lubelskie, Allnet (Cukiernia Zaniewicz), Fabryka Cukierków Pszczółka, Ageam, Przedsiębiorstwo Handlowo-Usługowe Mateo S. Cabaj, TMT Spółka.
Business talks in the presence of PAIiIZ deputy president Monika Piątkowska
Trade Mission to the United Arab Emirates was financed by the European Regional Development Fund as a part of Operational Programme "Eastern Poland Economic Promotion Programme". (PAIiIZ)