Sheikh Mohammed launches Dubai’s new Food Tech Valley

SourceThe National

Dubai has launched a major new food technology hub set to act as a ‘global destination’ for enterprising businesses and a major driver of the emirate’s economy.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, unveiled the forward-thinking Food Tech Valley on Saturday.

Sheikh Mohammed said the sprawling ‘city’ would help further develop vertical farming and other advanced agriculture technologies and bolster the UAE’s food security.

“We launched the first phase of Food Tech Valley, a new modern and vibrant city that will serve as a global destination for start-ups and industry experts in the food ecosystem,” said Sheikh Mohammed.

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