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Dubai: Al Islami consolidates its strengths at Gulfood 2011

12/3/11 Press Release

Mr. Joachim Yebouet, COO, Al Islami Foods, speaking about ‘Halal Supply Chain’ at Gulfood Conference.

DUBAI: Al Islami Foods, the leading halal food producer in the Middle East, consolidated its strengths at this year’s Gulfood show, organized by the Dubai World Trade Centre, which and ran from February 27 to March 2, 2011.

Al Islami was awarded the ‘Highly Commended Best Halal Food Company’ award and nominated for ‘Best Frozen Food Company’ award at Gulfood Awards, among several local and international high profile brands.

Al Islami stand with the theme of ‘ A Precious Commitment to Real Halal ‘ was nominated for the Best Stand due to its creativity in line with company’s key communication messages to the food industry; Al Islami line-up of professional delegates participated in Gulfood Conference, to share knowledge and insights on: GCC consumer trends-what impact on the regional economy, the boom in eating-out, trends and strategies in the international meat industry, Halal-the untapped global market, halal supply chain, foodservices trends, and international franchising.

Mr. Saleh Abdullah Lootah, Managing Director of Al Islami Foods, commented:

“We thank Gulfood organizers for providing such a tremendous opportunity, the best platform to learn from industry players, highlight critical industry issues and meet with new customers and business associates. The networking opportunities with local and international companies under one roof and in the region’s biggest FMCG show is a real value for us.”

During the four-day show, Al Islami received several serious enquiries from international and local customers, food suppliers and FMCG distributors.


About Al Islami Foods:
Established as CO-OP ISLAMI in 1981 to cater to the growing demand for halal food in the Arab world, AL ISLAMI FOODS was formed as a result of the long relentless efforts commenced in the early seventies when Hajj Saeed Bin Ahmad Lootah instituted Dubai Co-operative Society.

Starting with its successful frozen chicken product line, CO-OP ISLAMI further expanded its operations to include processed meat.

In 1991, Dubai Co-operative Society’s efforts were culminated by establishing its “CO-OP ISLAMI” meat processing plant in Jebel Ali Free Zone. This plant is considered a recognizable breakthrough as it became the highly active producer of a variety of food products under the name “CO-OP ISLAMI.

In 2006, CO-OP ISLAMI was re-launched as AL ISLAMI in an effort to propel the company to new heights of success. Now, Al Islami products are considered as a quality benchmark trusted by consumers across the UAE and the GCC, and this has made it one of the best and most preferred brands in the region. www.alislamifoods.com

Nasir Iqbal
Al Islami Foods
P. O. Box 3922,
Tel: +9714-8853333;
Fax: +9714-885233;
Mobile: +971-50-4243076
Email: nasir.iqbal@alislamifoods.com

© Press Release 2011

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