(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dubai's Al Khaleej Sugar Refinery, the world's largest stand-alone refinery, has announced its participation at the upcoming Gulfood exhibition. Gulfood.
The event is expected to welcome a record number of F&B buyers and trade professionals from all over the world.
The refinery has also announced its plans to process 1.5 million tonnes of sugar this year, an increase of 13 per cent compared to the 1.3 million tonnes processed in 2012. "Gulfood is the perfect platform for us to interact with our customers, partners, new channels and leaders in the FMCG [fast-moving consumer goods] industry. We are always keen on participating in such leading exhibitions especially those that the UAE, our home, hosts," said Jamal Al Ghurair, managing director of Al Khaleej Sugar.
Based in Jebel Ali, Al Khaleej Sugar refinery is the largest stand-alone sugar refinery in the world with current production capacity of around 7,000 tonnes of refined white sugar per day, employing about 800 personnel.
The company's products are regularly exported to over 40 countries, including the regional countries in the Arabian Gulf Region.
Al Khaleej Sugar will be participating in this year's edition of Gulfood at the Integrated Middle East Section.