Pran, a leading food processor in Bangladesh, fetched export orders worth $3.5 million in Gulfood fair-2021, one of the largest food fairs in the world. The conglomerate bagged good order of biscuit, noodles and confectionary items in the fair.
The five-day fair ended on 25 February. About 2500 exhibitors from 85 countries exhibited their products in the fair held at Dubai World Trade Center in the United Arab Emirates, reads a press release.
Pran bagged the export orders from various organisation of 76 countries and their most desired products are biscuit, noodles and confectionery, the press release added.
Mizanur Rahman, executive director of Pran Export said, "Pran fetched most spot order from Germany and England, Africa's Ghana, Mali and South Africa and Yamen from Middle east country. The group displayed around 500 products in 10 categories including juice and beverage, confectionary, snacks, biscuit and bakery, culinary, dairy, spice and frozen items."
He added that Pran participated the fair maintaining proper Covid-19 hygiene and received good response from the participants.
Agro processing products have huge demand across the world. Pran is trying to establish it as one of the most important sectors for earning foreign currency. The group is now exporting its products regularly in 145 countries around the world.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam, high officials of Commerce Ministry and Export Promotion Bureau visited Pran's pavilion and expressed their satisfaction to see the Bangladeshi group participating at the fair.