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75 Local Companies Take Part in Food Expo

Damascus- The exhibition of Food Industries, Packaging and Food Expo kicked off recently at the Damascus Exhibition City with the participation of 75 companies from major national food companies as well as companies from Lebanon, Iran and the United Arab Emirates. The exhibition will continue until the 9th of July.

The Minister of Industry Eng. Mohamed Maan Zeine El Abidin pointed out to the importance of the exhibition to promote and market the products of the national food industries which did not stop despite the challenges and difficulties encountered these industries. They became strong with the diversity of their products and upgrading their specifications and quality. He pointed to the support provided by the government to the industrial sector through facilities, exemptions and incentives.

For her part, the Director General of the General Establishment for Food Industries Reem Hella Le explained the importance of the participation of her establishment and its partners and in the exhibition to introduce the Syrian public sector food products, which is manufactured in high standard specifications and at lower prices, which compete with the quality of similar products in the private sector.
For his part, the Director of Damascus Chamber of Commerce Dr. Amer Kharbotli pointed to the support of the industrial and commercial chambers for these initiatives and exhibitions that promote the national products.

For his part, General Manager of the Delta Group for Economy and Business, Ghayath Shamma, explained that the exhibition, which has been going on for 15 years, is an essential support for the national food industries and their production requirements through promotion, marketing and export to foreign markets.

The exhibition specializes in the industries of food oils and fats, pasta, cereals, canned foods, confectionery, milk and cheese, raw materials for these industries, meat, poultry, fish and its products, baby food, ice cream, sugar products, tea, herbs, coffee, sweets, mineral water, food, juices and packaging machines.

Sh. Kh.