Agthia and Year of Giving

Agthia and Year of Giving

Abu Dhabi, UAE; 06 June 2017: Agthia Group (‘Agthia’ or ‘the Group’), a leading food and beverage group in the UAE, is offering its products to the community from four stores as part of the Group’s ongoing commitment to social responsibility and in line with the UAE’s Year of Giving.

Agthia is offering its products at four locations across the UAE to provide Abu Dhabi pension members; employees of the Ministry of Defense and armed forces; Producing Families; and Fazaa members, the Ministry of Interior subscription programme, as part of a programme to provide a wide range of Agthia and alternative products at discounted prices. The stores are located in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Dafrah.

HE Eng Dhafer Ayed Al Ahbabi, Chairman of Agthia, said: “We are delighted that Agthia is considered one of the leading companies in the food and beverage industry that contributes to the UAE’s Year of Giving. We provide healthy food to key stakeholders at great value that serves all parts of the Emirati society.”

Eng. Tariq Al Wahedi, Acting Chief Executive Officer, said: “Agthia considers it a duty to provide a wide range of products to key communities across the UAE at a discounted price. In this Year of Giving, it is an honour to offer food, beverages and Ramadan baskets to deserving families across the UAE at a reduced cost.”

The Group plans to extend the social responsibility initiative to include more locations across the nation in the near future with a wider range of organisations benefiting from products at a discounted price.

The Group has been a partner to the Ministry of Interior and Dubai Economic Department on the Fazaa rewards scheme, with the first Fazaa store established in Abu Dhabi in 2016.

Agthia is a leading UAE-based food and beverage group managing a world-class portfolio of brands such as Al Ain water, Capri Sun and Yoplait, together with Grand Mills flour and Agrivita animal feed.




About Agthia

Agthia Group is a leading Abu Dhabi based food and beverage company.  Established in 2004, the Company is listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and has the symbol “AGTHIA”. 51 percent of the Company’s shares are held by Senaat (General Holding Corporation), an Abu Dhabi Government entity, with the balance held by retail and institutional investors. The Company’s assets are located in the UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Turkey. Agthia offers a world class portfolio of integrated businesses providing high quality and trusted food and beverage products for customers and consumers across the UAE, GCC, Turkey and the wider Middle East. More than 4,000 employees are engaged in manufacturing, distribution and marketing various food and beverage products: Water (Al Ain, Al Bayan, Alpin natural spring water, Ice Crystal); Flour (Grand Mills); Animal Feed (Agrivita, Agrivita Marabe); Juices (Al Ain Fresh, Capri Sun); Dairy (Yoplait). An Emerging Businesses unit includes tomato paste, frozen vegetables and baked goods among other food and non-food convenience products. For more information: | Hasna Alnoman | Agthia Group | Tel: 971 2 506 0600 | | Tom Drummond | Brunswick Group | Tel: 971 54 305 6609 |