The Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF ZONE) has announced that Delta Food Industries (FZC), a leading food company operating in the Zone, will invest Dh40 million in expanding its factories over an area of 110,000 square feet.
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.
The investment contract was signed by Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director of SAIF ZONE, and Mr. Shiraz Osman, Director and founder of Delta Industries, in the presence of a number of officials from both sides.
Commenting on the investment contract, Al Mazrouei expressed the authority’s pride of this achievement, which confirms SAIF ZONE ‘s success in its quest to attract investors by providingthem 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 Delta Industries in the Zone because it is one of the leading companies in the field of food manufacturing and packaging, as it has proven in the past three years that it is one of the most successful companies in the canned food sector. Today, Delta Industries confirms once again its success by increasing its investment by Dh40 million.”
For his part, Shiraz Osman said,” Delta Company has sought since its establishment in 2011 to compete with major international companies in the food industry, and consequently it succeeded in building a network of clients in 16 countries to become one of the leading companies in importing and exporting raw materials for food industry.” Osman referred to the role played by SAIF ZONE and its strategic location near the Sharjah international airport.
Speaking about the new expansion, Osman said, “Delta Food Industries is planning after it succeeded in producing food products like tomato paste, tomato ketchup and milk powder to open new production lines to produce cream, milk and tea packaging in the new factories.
He pointed out that Delta Food Industries has managed to establish a leading position in the UAE tomato paste, milk powder and food industries with experienced working team and state-of-the art technology make us with the highest standard and reliable products to be able to supply its customers. He stressed that the company now exports 250 food containers every month.