Five companies from the Northern Ireland Food sector participated in Gulfood 2023, the world's largest food expo that took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Northern Ireland is an award-winning food region - the result of its unique geography, climate and people. Our passionate farmers are committed to providing the freshest produce through sustainable farming and traceability from Farm to Fork. Food and drink from Northern Ireland is exported to over 80 countries and the region has become a “go-to” destination for pure, natural, quality food.

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Meet the companies that participated

  • Crust and Crumb Bakery operate from 5 BRC “AA” approved production facilities in the UK (Northern Ireland) and Europe (Republic of Ireland), with one dedicated Gluten/Vegan Free production site. We are Ireland’s largest manufacturer of chilled pizza along with an extensive range of ambient, chilled and frozen flatbread products. Crust & Crumb Specialise in private label Pizza, Pizza Bases, Naan Breads, Pitta Breads, Garlic Flatbreads and Tortilla Wraps and currently export to the UAE market.

  • Foods Connected cloud-based solutions innovate and transform food supply chain processes, helping you improve efficiency, minimise risk, streamline key processes and boost profitability. Our tools cover 8 core areas: Food Safety & Quality, CSR, Procurement & Supply Chain, Reporting & Analytics, Specifications & NPD, Supplier Compliance and Traceability.

  • Greenfields Ireland Ltd is an international dairy trading company supplying dairy ingredients, specialist milk products and finished dairy products to customers throughout Europe, the Middle East, South America, Far East and Africa. The company sources an extensive range of products including butter, AMF, milk powders and a range of cheeses on a worldwide basis. Greenfields also offer dairy products solutions to a wide range of industrial buyers/distributors of retail/catering products.

  • Rooney Fish, a family-owned company located at the harbour of Kilkeel, has been involved in the export of sea products since 1975.  The business currently employs 35 workers on full-time and part-time basis and is one of only 3 main processors in Northern Ireland. The products processed include Fresh Frozen Cooked whole prawns, (langoustines nephrops), scampi tails, king scallops’ whelks and all variants of crab. The company has a well-established Oyster farm producing award-winning oysters exported throughout Europe.

  • For over 180 years White's award-winning porridge oats have been expertly grown by dedicated Irish and British farmers and milled in Co. Armagh for superior quality, flavour and texture.  

Contact us

Get in touch with Scott Hanna from our Dubai team today to discover what a partnership with Northern Ireland could mean for your business.

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Scott Hanna
Senior Business Development Manager - UAE, Oman & Bahrain


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