And this is what they said ...
Mr. Abdulrahman Alany
Country Manager - IPS-INGREDIS INTERNATIONAL LTD.
IPS-Ingredis Internations LTD. is a trusted partner in the sourcing and supply of quality ingredients, concentrates, additives and flavors worldwide.
For us, the Iraqi market is new, but we are glad to be involved in Iraq. It is a country that is becoming safer and safer and wants to move its industry forward. Here at itaq agrofood, we are particularly interested in beverage and plastics producers in order to get in touch with them. This was the first trade fair in our industry in Iraq, and we are already looking forward to next year's.
Mr. Francesco Piazza
Sales Area Manager - CFT S.p.A.
CFT S.p.A. designs and manufactures machines and complete lines for processing and packaging of food and beverage products.
For us, Iraq is a large potential market, as it has started producing food, most of which has been imported so far. We are here to establish and expand our business contacts, also with other exhibitors.
Mr. Omid Khandel
Area Manager - GEA Group
GEA is one of the largest technology providers specializing in machines, plants, process technology and components. The Iraqi market is beginning to develop its industry in many areas, which offers great opportunities that we want to exploit. At iraq agrofood we met customers from industry, trade and consulting.
Mr. Arash Aghasi
Sales Engineer - Damirchi Industrial Co.
For more than fifty years Damirchi industrial group has been playing a pioneering role in the development, manufacture and installation of food machinery specially in dairy and brewery. Our factory is placed in Iran.
We strive for good relations with our neighbor Iraq in terms of business and know-how transfer. The quality of visitors here at iraq agrofood is good and we very much welcome the fact that there is now a specialized trade show for our industry.
Mr. Stefan Note
Managing Director & Najad Salien, Area Service Manager - Rono Maschinenbau GmbH
RONOis a global provider of engineering solutions and process equipment for the food industry. We focus on the margarine industry, a product that Iraq has been importing so far. This is where we see our opportunity to establish local manufacturing for Iraq.
We are exhibiting at iraq agrofood to meet customers, potential future producers and investors. As far as the safety aspect is concerned, we always felt very comfortable at the fair.
Mr. Sabi Tecelli
Foreign Trade Manager - STK Makina
We are a leading pioneer in the areas of plant engineering, supply and turnkey delivery of solutions for the food industry.
As a Turkish company, we want to maintain a close relationship with our neighbours. It is important for us to work with Iraq and support each other.
Mr. Mohamed Arafath
Tea Executive - Ceylon Tea Marketing (Pvt) Ltd.
Ceylon Tea Marketing (Pvt) Ltd. is a leading Tea export company in Sri Lanka. We already sell our high quality Ceylon Tea in Iraq for a long time.
Particularly in the current situation in Iraq, we assume that the market will grow in the future. We are here to seize this opportunity.
Ms Premala Srikantha
Director of Middle East & North Africa Region - Sri Lanka Tea Board
Sri Lanka Tea Board is the apex Government body supervising, promoting and developing the Sri Lankan Tea Industry locally and globally.
Iraq has always been an important tea market for Sri Lanka. Iraqi customers have a very strong preference for our tea. At iraq agrofood we invited tea stakeholders to visit us at our stand.