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Press Release for Gulfood 2019
 15 Taiwanese Brands Showcase Tasty Halal Food in Gulfood 2019
February 17, 2019
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) has participated in Gulfood, the largest food exhibition in the Middle East, for more than five consecutive years. This year, Taiwan Halal Center, a collaboration between the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) and TAITRA, has gathered 15 companies under the Taiwan pavilion to showcase the best of made-in-Taiwan halal food products from February 17 to 21 at Sheikh Rashid Hall, Dubai World Trade Center, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Over 95,000 visitors and exhibitors from 120 countries are expected to attend Gulfood 2019.One of the world’s largest annual F&B events, it provides an ideal platform for F&B companies to showcase their trendy and tasty products and expand their global access to new business opportunities. 
According to a MEED report, food imports by the Gulf Cooperation Council countries are forecast to double to $53.1 billion by 2020. Moreover, Expo 2020 will be a major factor in driving tourism growth in the UAE. Approximately 25 million visitors expected to attend the six-month mega event in Dubai, and this should boost demand for and consumption of food and beverage products. Moreover, UAE’s hospitality sector is expanding rapidly, with new hotels and restaurants looking to cater to the changing needs and demand of tourists.
Led by TAITRA, the Taiwanese delegation will be showcasing various kinds of halal-certified, healthy and organic products, including bakery items, confectionary, frozen products, and specialty food. The delegation is seeking new export markets across the Middle East for its halal-certified products, and is well prepared to meet Muslim consumers’ demands.
The exhibitors at the Taiwan Pavilion at Gulfood 2019 are: listed as follows:

Frozen food products
Chi Mei Frozen Food, PLN Food , Foodopia, Young Sun Frozen Foods , Hyper Sun Foods, and San Shu Gong Food

Confectionery (cake, mochi, popcorn, biscuits)
Feng Ji Food, Hurng Fur Foods, T.K Food, Royal Family Food, Taiwan Smile Food, and Tsan Yu Yen Food

Bubble tea and ingredients
Chen En Food, Talent Ingredients, and Shih Chen Foods

Taiwanese food producers are confident of their advantages and strong competitiveness in the halal market because of high-class quality control, brand image and intercultural favor adjustability.
With our splendid variety of products, TAITRA cordially invites buyers to visit the Taiwan Pavilion at Booth No. RJ4-RK25 in Sheikh Rashid Hall, and enjoy the excellence of Taiwanese-made food. For further details, please contact our representative office in Dubai:
Taiwan Trade Center, Dubai
Telephone: + 971 4 3967814
Fax: + 971 4 3968541
Email: Dubai@taitra.org.tw
Local contact: Amiel Navales
THC contact: Tom_chin@taitra.org.tw

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