Belarus to take part in Gulfood 2021 expo in Dubai
Belarus' exposition will be organized at the world's biggest annual exhibition of food products and beverages Gulfood, due to take place in Dubai, the UAE on 21-25 February, BelTA learned from the Belinterexpo Company of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI), the organizer of the exposition.
“The national pavilion of Belarus will open at the exhibition in Dubai for the sixth year in a row under the invariable slogan Belarus - Taste of Nature. In 2021, the area of the Belarusian exposition will increase by half, including the stands of 25 companies: exporters of meat and dairy products, poultry and egg products, grocery and confectionery products,” said the exhibition company. Enterprises to be presented at the exhibition have international certificates of conformity to ISO requirements for quality management system and food safety, and products on display have Halal certificates. Some of the enterprises already operate in the Gulf markets, while others come to the UAE in search of reliable partners, Belinterexpo added.
According to the organizers of the exposition, this year's innovation is a hybrid format of the Belarusian national pavilion. An online platform, a kind of virtual mirror of the exposition, will be available for the convenience of the visitors. The platform will feature the stands with all the products on display, contacts of company representatives and the latest news of the event.
The business program of the Belarusian delegation will include participation in the business briefing organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Dubai, consultations with the Dubai Exports Agency, participation in the Gulfood Innovation Summit, negotiations with the UAE Standardization and Metrology Agency, presentations and negotiations with representatives of trading networks and importers from dozens of countries.
The Belarusian delegation will include Vladimir Ulakhovich, Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Igor Brylo, Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister, Aleksandr Yakovchits, Deputy Chairman of Belgospishcheprom Concern, and representatives of the management of Belarusian enterprises.
Gulfood exhibition is one of the most representative reviews of the achievements of the global food industry. Each year it involves about 5,000 companies from 85 countries, and the number of visitors is about 100,000 people from around the world.
The exposition is supported by the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Embassy of Belarus in the United Arab Emirates, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Agriculture and Food Ministry of Belarus and Belgospishcheprom Concern.