H.H. Sheikh Mohammed tours Gulfood 2024

Dubai Media Office

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, toured the 29th edition of Gulfood - the world’s largest annual global food and beverage (F&B) sourcing event.

The event being held from February 19-23 at the Dubai World Trade Centre has drawn 5,500 exhibitors and visitors from 190 countries.

Sheikh Mohammed said that Gulfood serves as a major platform for accelerating global collaboration in the food sector, and that such events are aligned with the goals of the Dubai Economic Agenda D33 to double the emirate's GDP and establish it as one of the world's top three urban economies.

He added that Dubai is well positioned to play a key role in enhancing global food security due to its position as a hub for technology and innovation, and its high quality infrastructure and connectivity.

During the tour of the event, His Highness was briefed about a diverse array of products, services and technological advancements in the F&B industry.

These innovations primarily aim to minimise costs, improve efficiency, decrease food waste and strengthen supply chains.

 

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