At the Dubai World Trade Centre, WOP 2016. The WTC is known for hosting world class events from different industries such agriculture, food, automobile, etc.
From the Government of Dubai: Markets Inspector Ahmed Omair (middle), Saeed Thabit and Adel Mansoor.
Business as usual at the Morocco stand
Delassus Sales Manager, Imane Elarif; Delassus is not only a citrus specialist but also known for their tomatoes; the company is now open for businees in Dubai.
From Al Aqroug Trading (UAE): Sales and Marketing Director Esam Aqrouq and Managing Director Emad Aqrouq
Sales Manager Hamid Safari with Purchasing Manager Ali Arjomandi, Marahaba(UAE)
Managing Director David O'Brien, LucaZara (Dubai, UAE)
The Blue Whale team: Dina Mehdi; Mehdi Behnaissia and Ms. Maud (France)
Fatima El Wahabi, Aroma Herbes (Morocco)
From the Mirak Group of Companies; established in 1985, with more than 200 hectares of farms annually producing more than 8000 tons of high value, quality produces.
Khalid Ahmad Foudeh, KAF Group - Catering (UAE)
Pick me! And yes, they did! Curious visitors and exhibitors, busy tasting their pomegranates arils.
Priyatham Jyotish, CEO, Sam Agritech Limited (India) with Marcel Bangerter, Founder and Managing Director, Zoe - Ray (Switzerland). Next time you see these guys, ask how they end up working together.
Pritam Chhajed for Sanjay Nursery with Rushab for CAPPL Agriculture, both from India and delivering quality plants.
Triton Fresh Manager Prakash Jani, an Indian company with experience in cold chain logistics and tropical fruits are their main products.
FFC's Air Shipment Manager, Khaleel Ur Rahman (Fresh Fruit Company - UAE)
From Barakat (UAE): Sales Manager Shanavas K.M,Retail Sales Manager Allan de Jong and Account Manager Yasir Ali
Manager Abhijit Ghaisas for Triton Fresh (India)
Konstantinos Maragkozis (Nespar) with Anta Tsaira (Win Consulting) for Premium European Kiwi, a project co-financed by the European Union and Greece. Nespar, Nestos, Goustera SA and Alkyon SA are the beneficiaries of this project.
Export Manager Fabien Dumont of Fruit Masters (Netherlands)
At the Staay Export B.V (Netherlands); works closely with selected growers, grower associations and suppliers, which enables them to offer fresh and safe produce worldwide.
Apostolos Papafotiou with Varelas Sotirios for Hellenic Republic (Region of Peloponnese, Greece)
Director Jayesh Jaiswal with Kirti of Krishna Innovations (India), the company is known for their poly houses in India.
Vipul and Shashank for Fruit Villa (India), offers fresh pomegranates and arils.
Vice President Gavin Fan of Great Wall (China)
Managing Partners Jaishankar and Suhas of Vyasti Foods (India), they've created a lot of opportunities in the distribution of food and beverages in India.
Bianca and Nada from Centro Servizi Ortofrutticoli (Italy); responsible for the Italian delegation.
The Amar Fresh team: Director Dhananjay Shitole, CM Kothari and Rehan Shaikh. Bananas and pomegranates are the main products.
Premium European Kiwi - Greek kiwis from Nespar, Nestos, Gosutera and Alkyon.
Vice President and CEO Goncalo Santos Andrade of Portugal Fresh, an association promoting Portuguese fruits, vegetables and flowers.
Mohamed Eldosouky, Chairman, EGCT; an Egyptian company based in Alexandria and established in 1975.
potential visitors at Elite Agro stand
Procurement and Sales Manager Pascal Corbel, Cardell Export (France).
General Manager (Gulf and Asia Region) Abeer Badran for Daltex; Daltex has also branches in Egypt, UK, Germany and Russia.
Director Tushar Kharkar with Priyanka of Shanteya Exports (India); dehydrated foods, spices and dry fruits are also available for export.
From Kenya Fresh, Priscilla Wangui King'ang
At the Isparta Chamber of Commerce and Industry stand (Turkey)
Director Marketing and Development Thierry Lamblin, Parmentine (France), a French potato grower and packer; their facilities allows them to export almost all year round.
Nguyen Thi My Hiep and Jeroen Pasman from The Fruit Republic (Vietnam).
Nitin Sawant and Neil Pednekar for Gurukrupa Corporation (India); the company is Global GAP certified; growing and exporting mangoes, grapes and pomegranates.
Director G.S Subramaniam of AXOM Global Trade (India)
At the Elsaad Fruits stand (Egypt)
New Export Sales Supervisor Muhammad Fayed with Planet Propagation & Nurseries Director; PICO just started with their new strawberry season.
Sales Manager Reen Nordin, Origine Group (Italy)
From Terre de France Export department: Valerie Beyene (Commerciale Export) and Raphael Chiodo (Directeur Commercial Export).
Islam Heidar and Ahmed Magdy for Farmex (Egypt); established in 2008 and offers fresh/frozen fruits and vegetables.
Georgie Rorgorar of Kaplanis Fruits (Greece), known for their strawberries; they also offer potatoes and watermelons.
the Libyan - Egyptian Co. team for WOP 2016
Andrea Lin, International Trade Specialist, AUSVEG (Australia)
Ms. Hala for AEC and EECA (Egypt)
From Rainbow International(India): Abhijeet Bhasale (Director) and Rahul Kshirsagar (Export Manager); practices international hi-tech farming techniques to increase the yield and quality of their produce and to meet international standards.
Yasir Khan of GSPC (India) with Donald Van De Werken of Anusaya Fresh (USA)
Visiting the Morocco stand, Journalist Fettouma Naimi
Export and Sales Manager Meryem Ameziane of Benzit (Morocco)
Lamia, Sales & Marketing Manager of Agco Morocco, supplier for brands like Azura and Les Domaines. Exports to Europe, Middle East and Africa.
At the Morocco stand, Serge Collin, Chairman, COLTA
Export Director, Christos Mitrosilis of Mitrosilis SA (Greece)
From Aksun (Turkey), Ayla Kanatli for International Trade
At the Belgian stand, Dirk Leemans and Kris Wouters (Fruithandel Wouters Romain & C).
Nevine Karam and Emad El din Ahmed of Evagro (Egypt)
Marianna for Sedigep (Cyprus)
Mohamed Chair from Groupe La Blottiere (France); uses Apple Bird brand for their apples and pears.
Pascale Prezelin, IMP & EXP Commercial, FDA International (France)
Mohamed Hosni for Fruit Attraction
Nasser Hammam, General Manager, Sherouk Land (Egypt)
General Manager Katia Morando, Morando Trading (Italy)
From Medina Grupo's sales dept.: Juan Guijarro (Viveros California) and Cristina Olmo (Inter Terra)- Spain
Suni Vaidya, CEO, Fruit Technologies (India)
Ms. Dimitra for Association of Imathia's Agri. Cooperatives (Greece)
"Founder and CEO Claire Reid with mom Grainne of Reel Gardening (South Africa), present to promote "planting revolution" in Dubai."
Niraadh, son of Nagesh Shetty, Director of Deccan Edibles (India)
Nandkumar Ahire, Director, Jay Agro-Export, not only grapes for this Indian company. They also offer Bhagwa pomegranates.
Krystal and Ma from Baoding City High Food (China)
Jack Moradu from Moradu Farming (South Africa); producer and supplier of mangoes and seasonal vegetables.
Yoliswa Gumede, Marketing Executive, Cappenye Estates (South Africa)
Manager Ndivhuwo Nyambeni, Ndivhuwo Fruit Farms (South Africa)
Marketing Manager Youssif Mandour of Libyan Egyptian Company for Investment(Egypt), the company is a joint venture and it has 2,300 hectares for their produce.
General Manager Georgios Goumas with wife Natasa of Agrexpo (Greece), main markets for export are Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Germany and Poland.
Humbulani Suzan Rafele, Chairperson, Agricultural Primary Cooperative Limited (South Africa)
Nelson Mashova for Shovha Valley Farm (South Africa); growers of macadamia nuts and avocadoes
Milind Dhonde, Marketing Executive, Gulf Mushroom Products (Oman).
at the Ch'an Town stand (China)
At the Italiuan stand: Export Manager Andre Jensen, Salvi; Sales Manager Reen Nordin, Origine Group and Export Commercial Manager Franco Nipoti, Spreafico.
One of the biggest importers in UAE; one of the major sponsors of WOP Dubai 2016.
Premium European Kiwi ladies for kiwi tasting
French exhibitors were present as well
Sabrina for Turkish Citrus Promotion Group (Turkey)
Export Manager Sotiris Lymperopoulos, Radiki IKE (Greece); specializing in organic citrus fruits.
Managing Partner (Procurement) Sherif Manei, EGO (Egypt)
Sabyasachi Ghoshh from Sparsh Bio (India)
at the Gurukrupa Corporation (India) stand
Mustapha Maher from COPAG - Morocco (Prim' Atlas)
Manager Olivier Delaitre, Champ Pom Export (France)
Sales Manager Baptiste with CEO Philippe Raynaud from Harmonie (France)
Sales and Marketing Director Dane Capogreco of Capogreco Farms (Australia)
From FruitMaster (Australia): Malcolm McLean and Brett Pickering
Director Elena Rybakova, Vialba Trading (Spain)
"Leading the change.." Edward and Joe for CDDG (Lebanon)"
Alina and Zhiwei, trade representatives of Chengde YingYunKai (China)
Sales Director Daisy with Chen, Huashuo Packaging (China)
The Meeder Fresh (The Netherlands) team: Matteo Schievene (Mngr. Sales and Development), Olav Sonneveld (General Manager), Marco Kemmers (Sales Director) and Addie van Leeuwen (Sales Manager).
CEO Paul Dolan and Sophie Hunter of Milama (Tanzania)
Andres Fraga and Agustin Benseny, COEXCO SA (Argentina)
Board Member Mariana Miltenova, Bulgarian National Horticultural Union with Ethel Aguilar
Sales Director Gerry Mundy, Aircool Box (UK)
Magdaline Warimu from Mofarm Fresh Fruits with Managing Director Samson Wakibia, Wintechs Merchants Limited (Kenya).
Sales and Marketing Manager Anne Kavai, KEITT (Kenya)
Marketing Director Joseph Shaji with Shyla Joseph for Rehoboth, a gherkin exporter from Taminaldu, India established in 2012.
Salvi's Export Manager, Andre Jensen (Italy)
From MAAP (Italy), Luca with Managing Director Giancarlo Daniele
Second day at WOP 2016
Pink Lady at FFC stand
Kids having their educational trip at WOP Dubai
Present as always, Chiquita - at the FFC stand
fragrant pears at Hebei (China) pavilion
Gavin of Great Wall (right) with Zhang Yuxing and co., developing pears in Hebei, China.
Biny Chen for Great Sun Foods (China)
at the Elite Agro stand
Adil Alhardi with Mohammed Alamiri (Acting Deputy Director - Agricultural Operations) and Rami Jamal (Managing Director), both from Elite Agro (Abu Dhabi)
From Nature Fresh (UAE), Sharath and Jack
From Dubai as well, the Khamis Younes Al Draimli team
Rasha Al Awar, representing Washington Apples thru Arab Marketing and Finance (Lebanon)
Muhammad Shafiq (Sales), Nassar Al Refaee (UAE)
Promoting frozen pineapples from Planet Eagles (Dubai), Sonia and Leny
General Manager Khalid Khalaji, Oceanic Fruit Marketing Limited (Dubai) with Managing Director Mustafa Altaf, Altaf Hussain Trading (Dubai).
Ms. Lilah for Pan Fresh International Trading (UAE)
From Al Jabali Trading Group: Fahim (Sales)and Mohamed Ghazaly (Accountant)
Ivan Joson, Executive Secretary, Nassar Al Refaee (UAE)
Duaa Mohamad with Logistic Manager Ali Bakri, Al Bakrawe (UAE)
Elite Agro LLC (UAE, Dubai)
Labis Lagos, Green Farm with Nick Nafpliotis, CEO of Greek & Fresh (Greece)
At the Hebei, China stand .. promoted different pear varieties at WOP
Area Manager Massimo Roversi, Sorma Group (Italy) with CEO Sunil Vaidya, Fruit Technologies (India)