The UAE’s leading agriculture and food security specialist, Emirates Food Industries (EFI) and Tnuva, Israel’s largest food producers and experts have jointly decided to further develop their cooperation by entering into a partnership agreement.
The initiative is part of a long-term strategic cooperation plan that aims to enhance EFI’s contribution towards the future development of the food and agriculture industry in the UAE, according to a statement.
The collaboration will bring together EFI’s expertise in agriculture and food security, along with Tnuva’s specialised knowledge of the dairy industry, dairy production and its technologies, it added.
“Advanced technologies lie at the heart of EFI’s growth and diversification plans. Our mission is to grow through product innovation that deliver authentic and nutritional products to consumers by using the freshest ingredients and applying technologically advanced processes at every stage of the supply chain. This will enable us to move towards a more sustainable, diverse, and secure food future,” Wasfi Kaso, CEO of Emirates Food Industries, said.
Emirates Food Industries is one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of animal feed and dairy farming companies in the country. The company is committed to advancing food sustainability initiatives within the UAE by promoting food diversity, enhancing production using the latest technological applications, and through the enhancement the country's livestock security by owning two of the largest cattle farms in the UAE.
In recent years, EFI has significantly expanded the size of the farms and is currently establishing a state-of-the-art factory for the production and processing of dairy products in Al Ain which will be operated by its subsidiary National Dairy Company. The collaboration with Tnuva is part of the company’s plan to draw on international expertise to achieve food security goals, it said.—TradeArabia News Service