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IIC puts innovation in Oman’s F&B industry on international table

IIC puts innovation in Oman’s F&B industry on international table

As per a statement, the occasion is the country’s premier trade occasion for the meals and drink processing, retail, meals service and hospitality sectors.

Taking component in the conference and expo panel on the Future of Food was IIC’s Food and Beverage Innovation consultant Dr Bashair al Riyami. During discussions Dr Bashair took the chance to highlight the activities and preliminary outcomes of the Food and Beverage Innovation Project in Oman.

She also gave insights into the novel approaches employed by IIC to recognize possibilities for innovation in the sultanate’s meals processing sector as nicely as explaining how sector-wide innovation is getting encouraged by the centre. Delivering worth from waste as component of a circular economy method along with marketplace trends and insights for the EU and Middle East markets had been other subjects covered by the IIC innovation consultant at Dublin’s Citywest Convention Centre.

Congratulating the organisers on an exceptional conference and exhibition, Dr Bashair stated, “This has been a very productive event for the IIC team and we are delighted by the highly positive reception IIC’s work on innovation in the food and beverage industry has received. It has been gratifying too to forge new links with like-minded European industry innovators as well as potential investors in IIC’s Food and Beverage projects. We look forward to introducing them to the possibilities of the IIC Industrial Innovation Ecosystem and the tremendous commercial opportunities in Oman in the coming weeks and months.”

Attended by more than three,000 industry specialists, specialists, investors and influencers, Ireland’s National Food and Drink Business Conference &amp Exhibition highlighted the crucial trends and challenges facing the industry and showcases the most recent innovations, developments in very best practice and new technological options obtainable. Its programme of seminars and panel discussions highlighted the most pressing concerns facing the industry and discover sensible options to present and upcoming industry challenges.

Oman has a robust heritage in the production of standard Arabic meals and beverage goods. The sultanate’s meals and beverage industry has the possible to make a considerable contribution to the development of national exports.

Innovation in the sultanate’s meals and beverage industry will aid decrease reliance on meals imports, which are probably to touch US$four.8bn by 2020 according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, and in so carrying out contribute to the nation’s meals safety.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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