The organizers of the Bahraini pavilion at Gulfood 2020 Food Expo in Dubai announced that this year the number of visitors to the pavilion reached more than 5000 visitors over five days from all over the world. Visitors of Bahrain Pavilion got acquainted with the services and products of 13 Bahraini startups, small and medium companies operating in the food and beverage industry.

These visitors were a diverse group of decision makers, business owners, CEOs, buyers and traders in addition to information gatherers interested in the food industries. Visitors were mainly from Ukraine, GCC, Brazil, France, Poland, South Africa, India, the United States of America and Seychelles.

Several Bahraini companies and factories participating in the Bahraini pavilion at Gulfood announced finalizing commercial deals and constructive talks with international investors, traders, distributors, and airlines in the region and the world. These Bahraini companies also had the opportunity to distribute samples of their products and brochures containing company information for visitors from around the globe.

The participation of the Bahraini national pavilion in the exhibition came with the aim of strengthening local industries and opening new export channels for Bahraini companies in the local, regional and international markets. This comes within the framework of Bahraini companies’ endeavor to find new markets and reach new importers, investors and partners, to increase the market shares of the local exports to global markets, and strengthening  the contribution of the food sector to the GDP of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

The Bahraini companies that participated in Gulfood 2020 this year were Trafco Group, Awal Dairy, Deeko Bahrain, Food Supplies Company Limited (Foosco) and Bakemate Factory for Bread and Pastry Mixes.

Eight startup Bahraini food companies also participated in the pavilion. These companies were Joey’s Pizza, Lofty Donuts, Rosehill Mart, Halwachi Sweets, Ooh La La Paris Bakery, Gahwah 360, Green Path and Swalif Tea.

This is the seventh year in a row for Bahrain pavilion to participate in the Gulfood exhibition. As always, the pavilion succeeded in enabling companies to showcase their products, showing their production capabilities and highlighting the quality of food and beverage products in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and the ability to compete with counterparts from global countries. The Bahraini pavilion was organized by Worksmart for Events Management in partnership with Alwane Society.