- The leading Abu Dhabi-based F&B company bagged the award for its Al Ain plant-based bottle
Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 22, 2021 – Agthia Group PJSC, a leading regional food and beverages company, took home the “Most Impactful Sustainable Product” award for its Al Ain plant-based bottle at the Gulfood Innovation Awards 2021.
The awards were announced as part of Gulfood 2021, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade show, hosted at the Dubai World Trade Centre with numerous renowned brands competing across 11 different categories.
Alan Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Agthia Group, said: “This award emphasizes Agthia’s dedication to bringing pioneering products into our consumers lives. As one of the leading F&B companies in the region, we have always been at the forefront of innovation and sustainability, and through the Al Ain plant-based bottle, we will be meeting our commitment to protect the environment.”
He added: “We have been able to tailor products that are unique and sustainable by keeping innovation and quality at the centre of everything we do.”
Dr. Rabih Kamleh, Chief Quality and R&D Officer, said: “This award is a testament to the hard work and commitment of our team who are constantly innovating to provide solutions that allow our consumers to make smarter and sustainable choices. This is one our many initiatives that follow our commitment to sustainability and reduction of CO2 footprint.”
Agthia is the first company in the Middle East and GCC region to make plant-based bottles. Al Ain plant-based bottle is made from 100% plant-based materials – including the cap, the label and the secondary packaging – at Agthia’s Al Ain manufacturing site under the highest quality standards and under manufacturing conditions that continuously optimize energy consumption in all its operations.
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”. Through Senaat, Agthia Group PJSC is part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy.
The Company’s assets are located in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, 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, Bambini); Food (Al Foah); Flour (Grand Mills); Animal Feed (Agrivita); Juice (Al Ain Fresh); Dairy (Yoplait); Processed Food (Al Ain Tomato Paste, Frozen Vegetable); Ambient and Frozen Bakery (Grand Mills, Al Faysal Bakery and Sweets). For more information: www.agthia.com | email@example.com | Tel: 971 2 506 0600.