Ethiopia is taking part in Gulfood show in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia.
The event brings together business people in the industry and government decision makers in that area for five days for trade, networking and discussions, according to a report by Gulfood website on February 17,2018.
Misganu Arega, Ethiopia’s state minister for industry and trade along with Eyerusalem Amdemariam,Ethiopia’s Consular General in Dubai, jointly opened Ethiopia’s corner of Gulfood show, as reported by the ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia.
Coffee, sesame seed, honey, linseed, meat and meat products among food items that Ethiopia is promoting in the show. As well, Ethiopia is featuring cultural foods and traditional coffee ceremony and promoting tourist attractions.
Over 187 Ethiopian exporters are attending the trade show, reported state media – EBC. The plan is to sell items worth of US $63 million
Ethiopia and United Arab Emirates have recently taken measures to foster bilateral relations, and the later is investing in a multi-billion dollar construction project.
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