FoodPhilippines, a branding initiative of the Center for International Trade Expositions & Missions (CITEM), enforces the image of the Philippines as a source of high-quality food products derived from fresh, healthy, and natural ingredients. It unifies the promotional efforts of the government in overseas trade exhibitions and events to project one brand, one image, and one voice.
CITEM strengthens the position of Philippine Brands in the international market by taking part in Gulfood and Hotel and Equipment Exhibition and Salon Culinaire (Gulfood). With a record 113,398 square meters of exhibition space and 4,500 companies from 120 countries participating in its 21st edition, Gulfood is the world's biggest annual trade show in the food and hospitality industry. For 27 years, it has proven to be the best trade platform where Philippine food companies can be positioned for the export market in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia (MENASA) Region.
What's in store for buyers at the Philippines Pavillion?
Occupying a 152-square meter exhibition space and strategically located at Hall 8 of Dubai World Trade Centre, the Philippines Pavilion carries the FoodPhilippines brand.
Discover and source premium, safe, and Halal-certified fruits and vegetables, Cavendish bananas, pineapples, mangoes, coconut products, ethnic gourmet products, processed seafood, coffee, biscuits and snacks, noodles, condiments, and more from 24 companies from the Philippines!
Dubai: Middle East's main destination for hospitality, trade, and tourism
Dubai is the Middle East's hospitality, trade, and tourism hub. It enjoys a strategic location between Asia, Europe and Africa, making it one of the busiest trading ports. With the region’s hosting of the World Expo in 2020, growth opportunities for the global food services industry in Dubai are expected to build up.
The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is the primary government agency of the Philippines with the dual mission of facilitating the creation of a business environment wherein participants could compete, flourish, and succeed and, at the same time, ensuring consumer welfare.
The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) is the export promotions arm of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).
CITEM is committed to developing, nurturing, and promoting globally competitive small and medium enterprises (SMEs), exporters, designers, and manufacturers by implementing an integrated approach to export marketing, in partnership with other government and private entities.
The Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC) - Dubai, United Arab Emirates represents the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry in Dubia. The agency promotes the Philippines' exports and services in the region and supports Dubai’s investment interests in the Philippines.
Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM)
Golden Shell Pavilion, International Trade Center Complex,
Roxas Boulevard cor. Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue,
Pasay City 1300 Philippines
Tel. no.: (+63 2) 831.1282 / 831.2201 loc. 204/238
Fax no.: (+63 2) 832.3965 / 834.0177
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