WELCOME TO THE INTERNATIONAL PERISHABLES EXPO IN THE MIDDLE EAST - (WOP DUBAI 2016) TODAY IS THE LAST CHANCE TO VISIT at Dubai World Trade Centre
Great opportunity to network and showcase your business - WOP DUBAI 2016
Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance & Chairman of Dubai Municipalit
WOP DUBAI 2016 HIGHLIGHTS
235 total participating Exhibitors
34 total participating Countries
14 total participating Country Pavilions
30% increase in space with the total of 9,720 sqm.
Welcoming China and Morocco on board as the largest covering spaces.
WHAT IS WOP DUBAI 2016?
WOP DUBAI 2016, the only International trade expo for fresh fruit and vegetable marketing in the whole Middle East which merely focusing on fresh produce industry and related business value for the whole region.
WOP DUBAI or International Perishables Expo Middle East was a remarkable and proven to be successful through the years. With almost 91% of the exhibitors were successfully follow-up business after the show, it is indeed that the show provides you the greatest platform for your product solution. Itis known as one of the most exciting and effective exhibition fair that primarily focusing on fresh fruit and vegetables. Simultaneously occupy the biggest venue in Dubai, the Dubai World Trade Center or DWTC.
WOP DUBAI 2016, in now on its 8th Edition and still under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality. The show was inaugurated by H.E. Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of the Dubai Municipality and organized in cooperation with the Dubai Municipality.
Overall, 235 exhibitors expected from 34 countries attending representing growth of 15% compared to last year. WOP DUBAI 2016 presented a wide range of products and services especially fresh produce industries. Over 14 official country pavilions including Australia, Belgium, China, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, India, Italy, Kenya, Morocco, Portugal, Turkey and Spain.
WOP DUBAI 2016, are expecting to welcome over 7,000 attendees including decision makers around the world. The exhibition will coincide with the 11th annual edition of the International Plants Expo Middle East or IPM DUBAI 2016. To learn more about IPM DUBAI 2016 Exhibition, please visit the website www.ipm-dubai.com.
Date: 13 – 15 November, 2016
Venue: Dubai World Trade Center
Hall No.: No. 5, 6 and 7
Opening Hours: 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
For the 6th consecutive time: EUROFRUIT BUSINESS FORUM completes WOP DUBAI 2016
A two days program about business opportunities in the Fruit & Vegetable industry, its supply chain, topics on logistic and handling as well as new products in the Gulf region. Taking place from 2 pm on November, 13th and 14th at WOP Dubai in DTWC halls 6/7.
Among the international speakers are: Ronald Bown - Asoex (Chile), Gerry Mundy - Aircoolbox (UK), Therese Puetz - Karavan Management Consulting (UAE), Jeroen van der Hulst - FlowerWatch (Kenya), Abdirahman Harir - Harir International (Kenya), Tom Premereur - REO Veiling (Belgium), Alexandros Arampatzis and Christos Lagouda - Premium European Kiwi (Greece)
NEW OPPORTUNITIES ARISE AS UAE MARKET FOR PLANTS AND FRESH PRODUCE CONTINUES TO GROW
Imports of plants, flowers and trees experience stable growth at an average of 24.6%, while thefruit and vegetables market continues to increase by an average of 5.6% each year.
UAE, 4 November 2016: The UAE is taking considerable steps towards sustainability and the city of Dubai hopes to be “green” by 2020, with 4% of the city dedicated to park land and all new buildings required to allocate a percentage of the plot to green spaces. At the same time, the UAE population is steadily increasing in the build up to Expo 2020 and the number of tourists and business travellers who stay in the UAE each year continues to grow. Dubai alone is expected to host over 15 million visitors before the end of 2016.
WOP & IPM RETURN TO DUBAI WITH A BIGGER VENUE AND TWO NEW COUNTRY PAVILLIONS
The region’s two most important events in the plant and fresh produce industries are returning to Dubai from 13 - 15 November 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Cooperating with Dubai Municipality, the 8th edition of the annual International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP Dubai) promises to be a great success, with 235 exhibitors expected from 34 countries attending, representing growth of 15% compared to last year. The exhibition will coincide with the 11th annual edition of the International Plants Expo Middle East (IPM Dubai).
Dubai Municipality signs MoU with planetfair to be strategic sponsor for WOP Dubai 2015
The MoU consolidates Dubai’s position as regional hub for trading fresh fruits and vegetables
Dubai Municipality has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with planetfair, which will be this year’s strategic partner for the 7th edition of the International Perishables Expo Middle East (WOP DUBAI), the GCC region’s only dedicated exhibition for fresh edible food, which will be held from October 5 to October 7, 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The event, which is being held under the patronage of His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance & Chairman of Dubai Municipality, is expected to throw the spotlight on the latest market trends in the perishables industry while also showcasing leading local and international fruits and vegetable suppliers. The exciting three-day show has been dubbed as its biggest edition so far, with over 29 different countries to be featured across different pavilions and an expected participation of more than 200 exhibitors.
OUR RECENT TOP EXHIBITORS
AT-A-GLANCE TO WOP 2016 RECENT TOP EXHIBITOR'S LATEST TRENDS AND INNOVATION - FRESH CUT PRODUCTS AND THEIR MARKET TRENDS
Al Bakrawe General Trading LLC
Al Bakrawe Group is a UAE based company and one of the market leaders in the fresh produce importing and exporting companies in the Middle East.The company was established in 1996 by Ammar Al Bakrawe. When perishables market share witnessed a substantial growth in the region, a need to increase the business and meet market needs and requirements fuelled the growth of Al Bakrawe Group to become one of UAE’s largest and most innovative fresh produce providers with four subsidiaries under its umbrella:
1. Al Bakrawe Fruits and Vegetables
2. Al Bakrawe General Land Transport
3. Al Bakrawe General Trading
4. Al Shabab Shipping
5. AB Trading Sydney Australia
With a great and talented work team and armed with a strong vision for success, Al Bakrawe Group is rapidly expanding to cover the entire GCC countries and Middle East.
In recognition of its distinguished export performance for the highest number of obtained Certificates of Origin, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry awarded Al Bakrawe Group the SME Exporter of the Month in April 2012.
NRTC GROUP OF COMPANIES
“INNOVATION AND EXPANSION WITH A FRESH BITE OF HAPPINESS”
Through the years Nassar Al Refaee Vegetables and Fruits Trading Company has innovated and expanded its services to make sure our prestigious clients would have the highest quality of living and health thru the freshest of fruits and vegetable diet. Now with several companies working under the group, we are proud to share the newest innovation from NRTC. It has always been the mission of NRTC to make fruits and vegetables safe and available to everyone which pushed our leadership to innovate and continue to provide good and healthy options to all its valued customers. With extensive research all over the world and hours of tireless development with our international partners we bore fruits that will push the envelope in food standards and service capabilities. We are pleased to introduce to you our newest line of processed fruit and vegetable, produced with the top of the line equipment and a state-of-the-art production facility. The induction of the brand new central processing facility opens up endless doors of possibilities and options for our clients. Here you may choose whatever product you like that would go under our machine line, with a huge production capacity of over 1000kgs per hour including peeling, cutting, washing, sanitizing and even packing. Not only you can choose the ingredients but you can decide how the machine will process the product and down to the size of the cut which gives you full access to your kitchen knife without even holding it. Adding value to this project is the coveted food hygiene and food safety programs in place at NRTC that will ensure quality preparation and provide an excellent opportunity to hotels, airlines, restaurants, catering companies and palaces. Not only will it save time for preparation but this will allow customers to have a clean and fresh cut produce ready to be indulged. Together, let’s share an easy and safe way to have a fresh bite of happiness.
KAF Group – Khalid Ahmad Foudeh group of companies was established in 1968 in the United Arab Emirates as a leader in the trade, wholesale, retail& supplies of Fresh Fruits & Vegetables and proudly considered as a trusted business partner supporting clients’ operation. KAF today encompasses 38 branches and with more than a thousand and three hundred employees, a logistic fleet over 380 refrigerated trucks serving our operation to supply more than a thousand items which varies from all over the globe and ensuring all consistency of quality, services, and after sales services, enables to meet our client’s standards and satisfaction.
Elite Agro LLC
Elite Agro LLC utilize new technology with a keen focus on detailed farming practices aimed at maximizing production quantity while also paying attention to getting the best quality produce.
Elite Agro LLC seeks to help import the latest agricultural technologies and expertise to the country and also encourage and support to adapt them to the conditions of UAE. They established the most modern and world class technologies in their farms and post-harvest facilities today and can boast having a fully-equipped and sophisticated laboratory to carry out almost all tests.
Mirak Uses Latest Technologies and techniques in growing crops using locally designed, implemented and adopted Hydro-Ponic growing systems. The technologies and techniques developed by Mirak include Vertical Growing, Channels System of growing and Bench Pot Growing system, adapted to the UAE climatic and growing conditions. Saving more than 90% of water used in irrigation of crops recycling back into the system, very low usage of high quality, soluble fertilizer applications, very low and in many cases no usage of harmful chemicals at all, are among the main features of these growing systems. No more growing in the soil but in specially blended Media Mixture assures no usage of chemicals normally used prior to and during planting in soil based crops.
On the production aspect, Mirak uses latest technologies and techniques to produce Strawberries, Iceberg Lettuce, Lolo Roso, Radicchio, Flat (Helda) Beans, Runner Beans, French Beans, Okra, Celery, Capsicum Red, Green, Orange, and Yellow, Leeks, Cucumber, beef Tomato, Bunched Tomato, Cherry Tomato, and a variety of other high value crops which meet the highest standards of quality and packaging suitable for supermarkets, and consumers at large worldwide. We also produce a wide range of cut and seasonal flowers, especially roses, lilies and gerbera; from our rose selection, Mirak Flowers has developed the popular art of Printed Roses.
Innovation, Quality and Commitment: Mirak farms and greenhouses are nothing short of state of the art. With technologies designed made, and implemented in the UAE, our Agricultural Services are the definition of Home Grown.
- Greenhouses & Germination
- Hydro-Ponic Systems
- Production Period Extension
- Post Harvesting Handling