The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority has announced today its participation in SIAL China 2012 which will be held in Shanghai during the period from May 9 to 11, 2012. Representing ADFCA in its 13th edition will be a delegation headed by the Director General.
ADFCAï¿½s platform at the exhibition will host a wide range of the UAEï¿½s largest dates expertise companies, including Al Foah, Liwa Dates, Emirates Dates, along with a large number of publications on dates, which will be available in Arabic, English and Chinese, in order to facilitate the transfer of information on this fruit and its endless benefits to the largest amount of participants and audience.
ADFCAï¿½s participation in China aims to enhance its global presence. It plays a role in educating other countries on the value of agricultural production in Abu Dhabi in particular and the UAE in general especially dates; which occupies the majority of productivity in the Emirates on the world scale.
His Excellency Rashid Mohamed Al Shariqi, Director General, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority said:ï¿½Based on instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed AL Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE Minister of Presidential affairs Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority to highlight the importance of dates to international companies, and after the great success of the Emirates International Date and Palm Festival in previous years and the role played by the SIAL Middle East, which was synchronized to take place with Emirates International Date and Palm Festival â€Ž during the past two years, we aim through our participation in SIAL China this year to promote and highlight the many benefits of dates, its permanent availability of in the UAE, the distinctive brands derived from locally grown palm trees. SIAL China is the world's leading food sector exhibition, where the UAE has embraced its Middle East edition.ï¿½
ï¿½ADFCAï¿½s participation will create new markets for our locally grown dates. Itï¿½ll open doors to meet international buyers working in the field of food, and introduce them to our distinctive date products and its multiple benefits which will create for marketing this food product which is considered to be on the main agricultural products in the emirate.ï¿½ Al Shariqi added.
SIAL Food Exhibition is the largest of its kind in China, where its activities are run through six different halls spreading over an area that exceeds 70,000 square meters. SIAL China will host 1,800 exhibitors and a total of 40,000 visitors are expected to visit it year.