The UAE is a region of immense opportunities for Australian food and agribusinesses looking to export.Opportunities for Australian food and beverage exporters exist predominantly in the high-value processed food sector, as well as whole, organic and functional food and beverage items due to increasing health awareness.Australian products are very popular as Australia is considered a source for premium, 'clean and green' whole and organic food with product traceability.
The Trade Show
At Gulfood 2018, the FIAL stand had over 1300 connection requests. Over 1200 connections made in person, with over 150 being considered as 'hot leads' by suppliers. 47% of the buyers that made connection requests with companies on the FIAL stand came from the UAE, 9% came from Kuwait, 7% came from Jordan, 5% came from India, and 5% came from Australia.
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