Agthia Welcomes UAE Ambassador to Water Facility in Saudi Arabia

Agthia Welcomes UAE Ambassador to Water Facility in Saudi Arabia

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, July 16, 2018 –  Agthia, one of the UAE’s leading food and beverages groups, welcomed His Excellency Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to Delta Bottled Water Factory Co, Agthia group’s wholly owned water business in the Kingdom. H.E. Sheikh Shakhbout was taken on a tour of the facilities and briefed by Agthia’s senior management on the company’s uncompromising commitment to quality and approach to promoting a healthy lifestyle.

During his visit, H.E. Sheikh Shakhbout Al Nahyan commented, “The UAE’s bilateral relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has continued to grow and solidify across all fields under the direction of our leaders.”

Eng. Tariq Ahmed Al Wahedi, CEO of Agthia Group commented, “The acquisition of Delta Water in Saudi Arabia has been a major milestone for our regional expansion efforts and today we are honored to showcase our strong commitment to high food quality and safety standards to H.E. Sheikh Shakhbout Al Nahyan.”

Agthia Group acquired 100% of Delta Bottled Water Co in March 2017, giving the company a fully-fledged water business in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia producing, marketing and distributing Al Ain Water, Delta Water 5 Gallon bottles and Bambini baby water.

Agthia’s CEO, Eng. Tariq Ahmed Al Wahedi has recently announced Agthia’s aspirations to expand further in the country thru mergers and acquisitions.

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About AgthiaAgthia 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, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, 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 further information: | Hasna Alnoman | Agthia Group | Tel: 971 2 506 0600 | |