New product to satisfy health and wellness-conscious consumer demands
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 13 February 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]
Del Monte in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) will be taking part in the 25th edition of Gulfood, ‘Gulfood 2020’, the world’s largest annual food, beverage and hospitality exhibition, slated to take place from 16 - 20 February 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) under the theme ‘Rethinking Food.’
“As 2020 ushers in another key year in Del Monte’s expansion, the company will leverage its participation in this prestigious F&B event to further introduce new product categories and services, notably the new pineapple range; HONEYGLOW™, made of high shell color pineapple with a sweet taste and aroma. HONEYGLOW™ Pineapples are SCS (Sustainably Grown certified) in our farms in Kenya and are in line with our constant commitment to grow, produce and distribute premium quality products for healthier generations,” commented Mohammed Abbas, Del Monte`s Senior Vice President for the Middle East, North Africa and Asia-Pacific.
He added, “At Del Monte, we strive to be one step ahead. From innovative products, to environmentally friendly initiatives and new activities development, we truly care about our clients. Our company enjoys more than 125 years of vertically integrated experience and has been present in the Middle East markets for many years before we expanded our direct presence into the other neighboring markets. Our strategy ahead remains firm on diversifying our product offering, and most importantly on expanding geographically, to meet the current and future needs of consumers worldwide.”
Gulfood is the place to experience all the key moments driving the F&B industry forward to “Rethink food” for the next 25 years to come and Del Monte was keen to partake in this event to provide visitors with the chance to question, taste, talk and engage, in line with its philosophy to bring high-quality, healthy and nutritious food to consumers.
“Del Monte is always seeking new opportunities to innovate by staying attentive to its consumers’ needs and ahead of their demands,” concluded Del Monte`s Senior Vice President for the Middle East, North Africa and Asia-Pacific.
About Del Monte Fresh Produce Middle East and North Africa
The Del Monte group of companies in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) is a leading producer, marketer and distributor of fresh and value-added fruits and vegetables and other fresh produce, ultra-fresh beverages and prepared food; refining the market and providing solutions for healthy eating. The Company’s agricultural and manufacturing practices are validated by local and international standards in sustainability, quality, food safety, and social accountability and comply with all applicable laws. The Company markets its products under the Del Monte® brand (under license from Del Monte Foods, Inc.), a symbol of product innovation, quality, freshness and reliability for over 125 years. MENA is an indirect subsidiary of Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. and is not affiliated with certain other Del Monte companies around the world, including Del Monte Foods, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Del Monte Pacific Limited, Del Monte Canada, or Del Monte Asia Pte. Ltd.
Racha El Aawar, Marketing Manager, MENA, +97143333801
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