Ethiopia is taking part in the five-day mega exhibition, which is being held in Dubai, the UAE, the world’s largest annual food and beverages trade show, according to ETV.
The trade fair brings together government ministers, industry decision-makers and business affiliates.
Ethiopia’s State Minister for Industry and Trade, Ambassador Misganu Arega and Ethiopia’s Consular General in Dubai, Mrs. Eyerusalem Amdemariam jointly opened the Ethiopian corner of the trade show.
Ethiopia promoted a wide range of major export items among other coffee, sesame seed, honey, linseed, meat, and meat products at the exhibition.
State Minister Ambassador Misganu Arega stated that the exhibition is an important platform to promote Ethiopia’s wide range of export items to the international market in line with Ethiopia’s foreign investment attraction policy that seeks to access lucrative trade deals and attract potential investors to the country.
More than 5000 exhibitors, offering tastes, trends and innovations from the entire world are expected to participate in Gulfood which opened its doors from February 17 – 20.