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Fancy Food Show  

Food Gate The International Convention for Food Exporters  


June 29 - July 1, 2014 Jacob Javits Center, New York City


Egyptian foods produced near the Nile River are coming to Fancy Food trade show. 25 Processed food companies are exhibiting in the Egyptian Pavilion inside the main hall of the Fancy Food Show June 29 - July 1, 2014. The products they exhibit will range from frozen processed and canned vegetables and fruits, olive and olive oil, fruit juices, and herbs produced according to the international safety and quality standards; and tasting so good. The Egyptian exhibiting food companies are brought together by the Egyptian Food Export Council (FEC) and the Egypt Expo and Convention Authority (EECA).

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Competitive strengths and Capabilities

Preferential Access. Egyptian agriculture and food exports enjoy preferential access agreements and systems to important markets including the USA, European Union and the Arab world. These systems include the QIZ (hyperlink) and GSP (hyperlink) systems that introduce tariff exemption to exporters from Egypt ranging to up to 15%.

Diversity. A wide range of fruits and vegetables are already being grown in the Egypt and the foundation is being laid for expansion. With government support, the Food Products Exporters' Council is now targeting an export goal of US$ 1.5 billion annually by 2020.

Climate. Egypt's climate — which allows for extended and extra growing seasons — and significant groundwater resources make it particularly conducive to agribusiness projects. Especially beneficial to the sector is the ability to cultivate winter crops from November to May, when agricultural production becomes very limited in Europe and northern Asia.

High Export Potential. Egypt is ranked among the top five exporters of vegetable and fruit juices in the Mediterranean region, and number eight among the top olive producers worldwide. Government plans to expand the harvested area aim at positioning Egypt as the third most important olive producer in the world by the year 2010.

Critical Mass. Egypt has emerged as a destination of choice for multinationals looking to establish cost-effective production and export of agricultural products. Multinationals have experienced the advantage of working with local farmers and the government to turn the Egyptian agribusiness sector into a worldwide producer and exporter.

Food Processing Sector in Egypt

Food processing subsector – the largest under the agribusiness umbrella – is one of the most dynamic and fast-growing sectors in the country. The large domestic market's high growth potential has attracted multinational investors who both cater to the local market and use Egypt as an export hub. The main exports in 2012 are : processed cheese, white cheese, oils, sugar, juice and its concentrates.

Agribusiness Sector in Egypt

International industry experts and national industrial strategists alike believe the sector possesses striking potential for growth thanks to favorable growing conditions, proximity to key global markets including Europe, and an extremely advantageous agricultural calendar that positions Egypt to deliver valuable produce to Europe well before competing markets.

There are 4763 agribusiness companies established from Jan. 1970 till Dec. 2012 with total issued capital 34, 659.10 Million Egyptian pounds according to the report of General Authority of Investment and Free zones (GAFI).

Moreover, according to Industry and Foreign Trade Ministry, agribusiness industry exports reaches 5812 million EGP in year 2012(Jan-April) amounting to 13 % of total exports and making the sector one of the nation's top exporters.



The Egyptian Food Industry sector represents an economically important role in Egypt nowadays, and is considered one of the most vital labor-intensive sectors that are able to create productive employment opportunities in the current circumstances of Egypt.

The Egyptian food industry sector is also one of the most productive sectors of foreign currency that is consistent and stable compared to some other sources that could affect the economic growth in Egypt.

It is however important to note that the food industry exports was ranked 3rd place among various exports of other manufactured industries, representing 13% of total non-oil exports, which demonstrates the influencing power of the food industry exports on the outcome of the entire Egyptian exports for manufactured industries.

In addition, Egypt is the second largest exporter of food industries in Africa for the year 2011 with a value of 2403 million dollars, according to the reports' contents of the global investment map of the World Trade Center.

Furthermore, Egyptian food industry exports in 2012 reached the amount of LE 16.5 billion and 13.3 billion pounds during the first eight months of 2013, which illustrates an increase of 17% over the same period of the previous year.





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