Commenting on their participation, Mark Geilenkirchen, chief executive officer of Sohar Port and Freezone mentioned, “Gulfood is a excellent platform to market the solutions and facilities that we provide in the agro cluster at the port and the possibilities for meals producers to contemplate Sohar Freezone. We appear forward to sharing understanding and experience with other attending members at Gulfood to highlight the wide array of downstream prospects for the market at Sohar.
“It will also help raise awareness of new cluster at the port and establish ourselves as the focal point for the growth and development of the food and agriculture sector in the sultanate; a key component of the economic diversification plans of the government.”
Sohar Port not too long ago launched the Sohar agro cluster, a initial-of-its-sort industrial cluster with a devoted agro bulk terminal and an adjoining agro cluster. The aim of the cluster is to market worth chain, meals processing, and logistics help inside the expanding multibillion-dollar regional meals market. The meals cluster will consist of a flour mill, sugar refinery, and a grain silo complicated while a lot more industries are getting regarded as.
Commenting on the new possibilities for investment, Jamal Aziz, chief executive officer of the Sohar Freezone mentioned, “Based on current market conditions, we see the potential that the food sector holds and the benefits it can offer to manufactures. The establishment of the new food cluster at the port has opened up significant opportunities for establishing food processing and manufacturing businesses at the freezone. There are also a number of investment opportunities in areas such as cold storage, warehousing, and more along the supply chain.”
Geilenkirchen added, “Furthermore, a dedicated berth for food and agro imports and exports together with other world-class facilities available at the port, our ideal location, and great potential for establishing related businesses in the adjacent free zone will no doubt be an attractive proposition for potential investors at the expo.”
Launched in 1987, Gulfood 2018 will mark its 23rd edition of the exhibition, maintaining the notion of innovation at their core.
The exhibition has ever given that created more than the years and presently promotes trade in between a lot more than 120 nations annually.
The completely-booked occasion will be welcoming more than five,000 exhibitors who will be showcasing their items across numerous sectors of the market.
Information Source: Muscat Daily