- Commitment to Saudi market and broader GCC expansion reinforced with show participation.
Saudi Arabia; 27 November 2017: Agthia Group (‘Agthia’), a leading UAE based food and beverage group, is showcasing a range of their key products at Saudi Horeca 2017, The Saudi International Food, Beverages and Hospitality Exhibition. .
“The fact that we have a state-of-the-art facility, a distribution network and talent on the ground in the Kingdom reinforces our commitment to this region. We are able to grow our biggest and most promising brand, Al Ain Water, in the GCC’s largest and most significant consumer market. Our presence at Saudi Horeca is a reflection of our continued investment and a testament to our ambitions to grow across the region” commented Eng. Tariq Ahmed Al Wahedi, Chief Executive Officer of Agthia.
In pursuit of its five-year strategy to become one of the region’s most prominent food and beverage companies, Agthia acquired Saudi Arabia’s Delta Bottled Water Factory Company and all of its water brands in early 2017. Part of the showcase includes Al Ain Water, the number one bottled water brand in the UAE, which is now also produced by Agthia in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Additionally, the product showcase will include Alpin Natural Mineral Water, a natural spring water brand from Turkey; Bambini, the first water in the Middle East specifically designed for the preparation of baby food, and Agthia’s Grand Mills flour and Ambient bakery products.
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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.
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