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 Delta Food Industries opens AED40 million dairy plant in SAIF Zone

02/03/2016

​SAIF Zone-based Delta Food Industries opened an AED 40 million dairy plant on Sunday in Sharjah Airport International Free Zone, SAIF Zone.

Speaking during the opening ceremony, Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of SAIF Zone and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, said, "We welcome Delta Food Industries' new initiative. It is pleasing to see more manufacturing units flocking to SAIF Zone, which is surely a sign that we are progressing. I hope that this initiative will enable Delta Food to offer its products locally and regionally and expand its network."

"The new plant will manufacture evaporated milk and cream. The production machinery is the latest available in the industry and is capable of producing 250,000 cartons per month of evaporated milk and cream," said Shiraz Osman, founder and Chairman of Delta Food Industries.

"We are capitalising on the first four years of operation inside the SAIF Zone with our latest initiative, the dairy plant, which will see the enhancement of capacities as well as the range of products. We are now entering the next stage of our growth. Currently, Delta Food Industries is the second largest food manufacturing company in the UAE", added Shiraz Osman.

For the last four years, Delta Food Industries has been manufacturing tomato paste, tomato ketchup, hot sauce, milk powder, custard powder, oats, among other products. The company has a strong distribution network across 20 countries in the GCC, Middle East and the African region.

"We are going to further increase our portfolio of products in two years' time", said Ali Parpinchi, Managing Director of Delta Food Industries.