Thirteen food and drink companies from Northern Ireland participated in Gulfood 2022 the world's largest food expo taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Northern Ireland is an award-winning food region - the result of a carefully-farmed, quality environment and innovative food producers who deliver excellence. Our food producers are dedicated to traceability and passionate about quality. That's why food and drink from Northern Ireland is exported to over 80 countries.

To find out more about Northern Ireland Food and Drink, visit buynifood.com.

Who participated

  • BFree is a market-leading gluten and wheat free bakery brand with a range of Pitta Breads, Pizza Crusts, Wraps, Loaves and Rolls which are free from major allergens as well as high in nutrients. Each product is low in fat, high in fibre and most carry an additional product claim from high protein to low calorie. BFree's brand positioning allows us to target the health-conscious consumer in the free-from market as well as Coeliacs. 
    BFree is BRC certified, GFSI Food safety accredited (BRC, SQF or FSSC 22000) and GFCO certified

  • Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil is a multi award winning (single seed) cold pressed rapeseed oil that is grown on one type of soil.  (FREE FROM GM, Erucic acid, glyphosates free, and no neonicotinoids used on the farm)

    The company prides itself in its mild, rich golden colour of oils, and has a range of naturally infused oils to enhance any dish. This includes plain natural oils, lemon, basil, chilli, rosemary and garlic, garlic, Thai inspired, black truffle, hickory smoked, black truffle, and black truffle with porcini.

  • Crust and Crumb Bakery operate from four 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. We source an extensive range of products including Butter, AMF, Milk powders and a range of Cheese on a worldwide basis. We offer dairy products solutions to a wide range of industrial buyers/distributors of Industrial, Catering and Retail Dairy products.

  • Fourth generation family owned, Johnson Brothers (est 1893) started roasting coffee in 1913. Operating from a purpose built roastery, coffees are sourced from around the globe, all high grown Arabicas, blended and roasted and supplied to the foodservice and grocery sectors under two main brands, Johnsons Coffee and Bellagio Espresso.

  • JS Global Brands provide healthy snacking for all the family. Heavenly Kids provides snack products for children from 6months old to any age. Products such as Italian breadsticks, veggie crisps and teething wafers create delicious and nutritious snacks for babies and are sold in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

  • Lakeland Dairies Foodservice is the sophisticated business operation of Lakeland Dairies, a 100% farmer-owned Irish Dairy Co-Operative. The company's portfolio extends from mini packs of Lakeland Dairies butter to the successful Millac Family of Creams to Comelle ice-cream mixes. All products are carefully designed to deliver extraordinary taste and fantastic functional performance for the needs of professional kitchens. Made with high-quality milk from Lakeland Dairies 3,200 farms, from lush green pastures they create products trusted by chefs.

  • As leaders in Health foods, Linwoods aim to enhance the health and wellbeing of all their customers through nutritiously dense, healthy foods using the finest organic quality ingredients and sustainable production methods.

  • Mackle Food Company specialises in the development and manufacture of private label extruded and air-popped snacks to niche markets such as organic, free from, baby food, functional and many more. Supporting snacking brands since 2005, Mackle Food Company is the partner of choice for healthy, innovative snacking. The company has a respected and trusted reputation within the snacking and extrusion industry. Our customers include best-selling food brands from the UK, China and Australia.

  • SUKI is a leading choice for ethically sourced tea in UK and Irish cafés. Now an established, trusted, and award-winning brand it has a loyal following. SUKI drinkers fall somewhere between eco, healthy and premium buyers. SUKI has a small team of 10 tea aficionado’s, and the company exports to 22 countries.

  • The family owned Tayto Group Ltd has expanded rapidly in the last few years confirming its’ place as the UK’s third largest manufacturer of crisps and snacks. Since the acquisition of Golden Wonder in 2006 Real in 2008 Tayto Group Ltd is your one stop shop for crisps and snacks.

  • White’s is one of Ireland’s oldest brands. It has been milling oats on the original site in Tandragee, Co. Armagh since 1841. With over 178 years’ experience and expertise and a passion for locally growing and milling oats, you’re sure to taste the difference our time and dedication brings. The White’s milling process is unique in that it gives the oats a special character in terms of its taste and texture, delivering a distinctively nutty texture and creamy taste.

    White’s produce a range of porridge oats and oat-based cereals from Organic Jumbo Oats to granolas and Toasted Oats which have won over 50 Great Taste Awards from the Guild of Fine Food over several consecutive years within the luxury breakfast cereal category- (including best in category double gold).

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