Jeddah Diwaniah welcomes Indian Foodex Saudi 2015 business delegation of approximately 60 Indian companies, all active in the Agro-Food sector, on Thursday, 19th, November, 2015. The Indian delegates came to Jeddah to attend Foodex Saudi 2015 a 4 day event being held from 17th November to the 20th November 2015 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
During the visit of Jeddah Diwaniah Indian delegates interact with Saudi Businessman’s about the latest and advanced products and services including health foods, ingredients, processing and packaging techniques, restaurant and cafe products, tea and coffee, various kinds of food items and different types of spirits and beverages, bakery, catering company products, cold drinks, confectionary, convenience foods, dairy, diet foods, fresh produced food products, gourmet foods, grocery products.
Hussam Al Kahtani, was the driving force of the event as he personally welcomed all Indian delegates on behalf of Jeddah Diwaniah management by providing superb hospitality and he welcomed more such B2B meetings between the two countries on regular basis and he thanks Mir Gazanfar Ali Zaki of SIBN for arranging the B2B meetings whenever Indian delegation visits from India to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Sulaiman I. Al Namlah said that Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are traditionally significant markets for Indian Basmati Rice, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, Processed Food Products like ready-to-eat food/curries, soups, honey, fresh/frozen fruits & vegetables, chutneys, pickles, herbal tea and organic products and he is very much happy with B2B meeting arrange by SIBN.
Nabil Murad, in advertising and marketing, stressed the need to take a business delegation to India and he highly appreciated SIBN services in fostering Indo-Saudi tourism, trade, industry, business and cultural relations through informal meetings and festivals at Jeddah Diwaniah.
Saudi young Entrepreneur Abdullah Al-Muhaidib nephew of Emad A. Al-Muhaidib, highly appreciated the efforts of SIBN in boosting the links between Saudi and Indian businessmen and he also said that following his discussion with the Indian business representatives from the Foodex Saudi 2015, “Those who have done this have succeeded. SIBN keeps on building brand India here at the Diwaniah and their efforts are praiseworthy.
SRH Fahmi Consul (Commerce), Consulate General of India, Jeddah said that this Indian delegation is giving a boost to the Indian food industry by encouraging more bilateral trade between the two nations in the food industry domain and this delegation represents all major sectors of food industry right from the export intensive spice industry to the snack food and confectionary sector.
Promod Kumar Agarwal, Second Secretary (Commerce & Trade) Embassy of India, Riyadh said that this Indian Businessman’s visit aims to build long term trade relations between the two nations in the food sector by promoting investment opportunities in India, joint venture opportunities and export and import of various food products.
Azam Khan Manager of India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) said that we are grateful to Saudi Indian Business Network (SIBN) and Consul General of India B.S. Mubarak for organizing this important B2B meetings with Saudi Businessman’s.
Umesh Kumar, Asst. General Manager, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) said that SIBN has arranged a perfect opportunity for us to meet with Saudi Businessman’s, potential buyers as well as get a better understanding of the consumer trends driving India’s food sector.
Rajesh Sharma, Senior Director, Trade promotion Council of India (TPCI) said the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was a diverse and valuable trading region for Indian’s Agri-Food industries.
Majeedul Hassan General Secretary of SIBN said we are working towards giving a boost to the Indian food industry by encouraging more bilateral trade between the two nations in the food industry domain. I would feel very proud of SIBN could make few deals done. we have a long tradition as agro-exporting country, trusted, reliable, and predictable, that respects contracts and keeps to the rules.
Mir Gazanfar Ali Zaki Executive Secretary of SIBN said India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and has emerged as a key destination for foreign investors and exporters in recent years. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India will grow by 7.5 per cent this fiscal year (which ends March 2016), faster than China over a similar period and he also thanked Khalid Al Fozan, Emad A. Al-Muhaidib, Hamaed Al Afraj and Jeddah Diwaniah management for their hospitality.
Asim Zeeshan of SIBN Event Management introduced Indian delegates with Saudi Businessman’s.
The program was compared by Vijay Soni Treasurer of SIBN giving a live touch to business needs and opportunities for Saudi’s Businessman’s in India.
Zakaria Biladi of SIBN Event Management managed the B2B meetings and event, whereas Executive Secretary Mir Gazanfar Ali Zaki presented a vote of thanks.
Saudi Indian Business Network (SIBN) arrange Special world famous Indian Hyderabadi Biryani and Sweets from Shadab Restaurant, Jeddah for Saudi Businessman’s.
The Indian companies which visited Jeddah Diwaniah are Rasna Private Limited, Bikaji foods International Ltd., Mersel Foods Private Ltd., Alyaan Foods Ltd., Sonya Foods Pvt. Ltd., Narmada Cereals Pvt. Ltd., Y. Cook India Pvt. Ltd., Rajesh Industries, Bee Hive Farms Pvt. Ltd., Hind Agro Industries Ltd., Sulson Overseas Pvt. Ltd., Sukhbir Agro Energy Ltd., Nature Pure Bio Products Pvt. Ltd., PR Exports Partners, Sarveshwar Organic Foods Ltd., Trirurari Agro Pvt. Ltd., S Jagdish Rice Mill, Deoghar Exports Ltd., Al Nasir Exports Pvt. Ltd. Meem Agro Foods Pvt. Ltd., Ajay Exim, Hi-Tech Natural Products (India) Ltd., Indian Potatoes Ltd., Kohinoor Universal Exports, Gopal CorpCo Ltd., Natural Frozen & Dehydration Foods, Pagariya Food Products Pvt Ltd., Nature Pure Bio Products Pvt. Ltd., Amrut International, Jagdish Rice Mill, Sonya Wani Enterprises, Rayban Foods Private Ltd., Risshta Foods Pvt. Ltd., Natural Frozen & Dehydrated Foods, Commodity Impex / Agro Impex, S. K. International, Pulse India Foodstuff LLC, Saaz Foods, Habhit Welless Pvt. Ltd., Aaksh Beverages Pvt. Ltd., Le Nissi Impex, A.S. Moorthy & Co, Innovative Health Care India Pvt. Ltd., Gautam Exports, New Bharat Rice Mills, Frumar Marketing Pvt. Ltd., Galaxy Sivitek, Saar Enterprises, Indus Mega Food Park Pvt. Ltd., MM Exports and Radiant Consumer Appliances Pvt. Ltd.