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08.16.17

Agthia Expands its Government Partnership Programme with New Dubai Store

  • Agthia store unveiled with ribbon cutting ceremony attended by  His Excellency Mohamed Haji Al Khoori,  Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation Director General

Abu Dhabi, UAE: 17 August 2017: Agthia Group (‘Agthia’ or ‘the Group’), a leading food and beverage group in the UAE, has launched a government partnership programme at its new store in Dubai with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by His Excellency Mohamed Haji Al Khoori,  Director General of the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation.

The new Agthia store, located in Um Al Ramool, allows members from a wide range of government organisations to purchase various products at discounted prices. The Ministry of Interior (Fazaa), Dubai Economic Department, Homat Al Watan, Sheikh Khalifa Foundation and many others, are participating in the programme. The Dubai store is Agthia’s second store, after the one in Port Zayed, Abu Dhabi, opened in 2016. The programme is planned to expand further into Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah in the coming months.

His Excellency Mohamed Haji Al Khoori, Director General of the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, added: “We are proud to extend our partnership with Agthia through the launch of this new Dubai store. The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation is driven by collaborative programmes that can benefit UAE society and this initiative further demonstrates how Agthia continues to make an important, positive contribution to the local community. We look forward to strengthening our partnership with Agthia as this programme expands into other emirates.”

Commenting on the opening, Eng. Tariq Al Wahedi, Chief Executive Officer of Agthia, said: “Agthia is delighted to open its first store in Dubai and launch this exciting partnership with UAE government institutions. The benefits provided to those participating in the programme is emblematic of Agthia’s commitment to provide local communities with convenient access to high-quality food and beverage products closer to their homes. We look forward to continuing our partnership with the government by opening further locations across the UAE over the coming year.”

Agthia is a leading UAE-based food and beverage group managing a world-class portfolio of brands such as Al Ain water, Capri Sun and Yoplait, together with Grand Mills flour and Agrivita animal feed.

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About Agthia

Agthia Group is a leading Abu Dhabi based food and beverage company.  Established in 2004, the Company is listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and has the symbol “AGTHIA”. 51 percent of the Company’s shares are held by Senaat (General Holding Corporation), an Abu Dhabi Government entity, with the balance held by retail and institutional investors. The Company’s assets are located in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Egypt and Turkey. Agthia offers a world class portfolio of integrated businesses providing high quality and trusted food and beverage products for customers and consumers across the UAE, GCC, Turkey and the wider Middle East. More than 4,000 employees are engaged in manufacturing, distribution and marketing various food and beverage products: Water (Al Ain, Al Bayan, Alpin natural spring water, Delta, Bambini); Flour (Grand Mills); Animal Feed (Agrivita, Al Wasmi); Juices (Al Ain Fresh, Capri Sun); Dairy (Yoplait). An Emerging Businesses unit includes tomato paste, frozen vegetables, fruit puree, and baked goods. For more information: www.agthia.com | Ozgur Serin | Agthia Group | Tel: 971 2 506 0600 | ir@agthia.com | Tom Drummond | Brunswick Group | Tel: 971 54 305 6609 | agthia@brunswickgroup.com

 

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