NFPC begins construction of factory at Kizad

Abu Dhabi - NFPC is one of the largest food producers in the UAE, known for its market leading products such as Oasis, Blu, Milco, Lacnor and Gulf & Safa. The facility, which will manufacture most of NFPC brands, is expected to start operations in the first quarter of 2018.



By Staff Report

Published: Wed 24 Feb 2016, 11:00 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Feb 2016, 9:22 AM

Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone,or Kizad, in the emirate, announced the launch of construction activities of National Food Product Company's, or NFPC, new 752,000-sq metre production facility in Kizad.
NFPC is one of the largest food producers in the UAE, known for its market leading products such as Oasis, Blu, Milco, Lacnor and Gulf & Safa. The facility, which will manufacture most of NFPC brands, is expected to start operations in the first quarter of 2018.
The factory will be constructed at Kizad's food cluster where many global and regional food-industry clients have already set up their businesses.  It will feature advanced technology solutions in par with the world's leading water, juice and dairy facilities. It will also be one of the first fully automated facilities in the world.
The ground breaking ceremony was attended by senior management officials from both companies including key partners of NFPC. The ceremony coincides with Abu Dhabi Ports' and NFPC participation at Gulfood, the largest gathering of food, beverage & hospitality suppliers in the region.
Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, chief executive officer of Abu Dhabi Ports, said: "By hosting NFPC as our anchor tenant, Kizad's food cluster will significantly contribute towards the efforts to meet the growing food demand in the GCC, especially in the UAE."
   - business@khaleejtimes.com


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