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 Delta Food Industries invests Dh 40 million to expand its business in SAIF ZONE

17.07.2014

​Delta Food Industries (FZC), a leading food processing company based in the Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF ZONE) has recently announced its decision to invest Dh 40 million for the expansion of its production lines and food plants over an area of 110,000 square feet, in addition to the currently installed capacity in SAIF ZONE.

Delta's decision comes after the company realized its need to develop its operations and increase its food exports to Middle Eastern and African markets, thanks to the impressive success it has achieved in these markets.

The expansion works will be completed within 12 months. Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of SAIF ZONE and Shiraz Osman, Director and founder of Delta Industries, signed the investment contract.

Speaking at the event, Saud Al Mazrouei expressed pride in the Free Zone's success in attracting investors by providing them with all the facilities and services they need, as well as the authority's ongoing endeavor to communicate with its investors and assess their requirements to develop their business.

He added: "We are proud of having plants such as Delta Industries in the Free Zone because of its leadership in the field of food manufacturing and packaging. In the past three years, the company has risen to new heights in the canned food sector and its decision to increase investment in the Free Zone by an additional Dh40 million is very encouraging."

Expressing his gratitude to the role played by SAIF ZONE in the company's success, Shiraz Osman said, "Since our inception in 2011, Delta Industries has been competing with major international companies in the food industry, and we have built a network of clients in 16 countries to become one of the leading companies in importing and exporting raw materials for food industry."

He added: "The success of Delta Food Industries in producing food products like tomato paste, tomato ketchup and milk powder has now encouraged us to open new production lines to produce cream, milk and tea packaging in the new factories in SAIF ZONE."

He added that the company now exports 250 food containers every month.