Foodstuff importer, exporter and distributor, Iftin General Trading will expand its facilities in Hamriyah Free Zone to meet growing demand for its products.
The company, which specialises in milk powder products and has a turnover of AED 100 – 120 million, will add 215,278ft2 to its production facility.
Hassan Ali, managing director of Iftin General Trading signed the new lease contract with Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, director of Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) and Sharjah Airport Free Zone (SAIF Zone) on Sunday.
Ali commented: “The construction work of warehouses and offices will commence soon. We will build five warehouses as well as offices in the newly leased area.
“Currently we have over 70 staff members and we are going to recruit more as we are going to add many more products.”
The company has a strong presence in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Iraq, Libya and the Middle East region.
Al Mazrouei added: “The continuous investment by Iftin General Trading in Hamriyah Free Zone shows their confidence and edge in the market in production and quality. We are always happy to see the growth of existing companies.”
Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) is the second largest industrial free zone in the UAE and prides itself in taking less than two- hour processing time for licensing formalities.
Hamriyah Free Zone houses over 6,500 enterprises from 157 nations, attracting foreign investment from more than 500 industry verticals in oil and gas, petrochemicals, maritime, steel, construction and food sectors.