(MENAFN Press) Among the high-profile dignitaries seen at Gulfood 2014 was Ecuador's Minister of International Trade, His Excellency Francisco Rivadeneira, who inaugurated the Ecuadorian pavilion organised by PRO ECUADOR, at Hall 3 of the Dubai World Trade Centre. H.E. Rivadeneria is in the UAE with a high-level delegation to discuss bilateral trade between the UAE and Ecuador.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Minister of Finance & Industry and Deputy Ruler of Dubai stopped by the Ecuadorian stand and met His Excellency Rivadeneria.
This year, Ecuador marks its second appearance at Gulfood with PRO ECUADOR bringing along 14 Ecuadorian companies as exhibitors who will promote products and services ranging from fruits to flowers and cocoa to confectionary. Their participation in the world's biggest annual foodservice, hospitality and retail event held in Dubai from 23-27 February 2014 is aimed at further strengthening its presence in the Middle East and as among Dubai's fastest growing trade partner.