Sial ME to focus on challenges in F&B, hospitality, dates industry

SourceEmirates Business
SectorFinancial Markets

ABU DHABI / WAMAbu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec) is preparing for the virtual conference for the food, beverage, and hospitality sector, the F&B Networking Hub by Sial Middle East — E-summit and Meetings. The virtual event will be held as part of the Sial ME brand in collaboration with Comexposium. It will run in conjunction with the Abu Dhabi Date Palm Virtual Platform under the supervision of the Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation, on November 23, 2020. Participants will focus on the challenges facing the global food, beverage, hospitality and dates industry, following the pandemic, as well as the opportunities for the sector over the next 24 months.

Discussions will focus on ongoing strategies and policies to meet the priorities of the National Food Security Strategy 2051. Mariam bint Hareb AlMheiri, Minister of State for Food and Water Security, will deliver a welcome speech, discussing “The Role of UAE in Supporting the Food Security Sector”. Subsequently, the opening session will include Saeed Al Bahri Salem Al Ameri, Director-General of Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA), who will be discussing food control and ADAFSA’s strategy; Mohamed bin Obaid Al Mazrooei, President and more...