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Al Dahra Holding inaugurates rice factory at Khalifa Industrial Zone
 

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

  • Al Dahra Kohinoor’s factory set to produce up to 120,000 metric tonnes of rice per annum
  • The largest and only fully-automated rice factory of its kind in the Gulf region

Abu Dhabi-UAE: December 07, 2016:  Under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nayhan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Al Dahra Holding and Abu Dhabi Ports, have launched today the Gulf region’s largest and only rice factory of its kind at Khalifa Industrial Zone (KIZAD). 

The launch event took place at KIZAD in conjunction with SIAL Middle East Exhibition 2016 and was attended by H.E. Ali Majed Al Mansoori, Chairman of Department of Economic Development and member of the Executive Council; along with HE Khalifa Al Ali, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Food Security Centre; HE Khadim Abdulla Al Darei, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Al Dahra Holding; and Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports. 

Owned by Al Dahra Kohinoor, a subsidiary of Al Dahra Holding, the factory spans a total area of 100,106 square meters at KIZAD and will be handling the full production cycle of rice that includes milling, storage, packaging as well as distribution within the UAE and exporting to foreign markets via the adjacent Khalifa Port. 

The AED 140-million facility will produce up to 120,000 metric tonnes of rice per annum with 40 silos; each boasting a 750-ton capacity. It also features storage facilities with a capacity of 8,000 tonnes, a processing unit, in addition to administrative offices and support facilities. Moreover, the company aims to create a strategic rice reserve in Abu Dhabi of about 30,000 metric tonnes.

HE Khadim Abdulla Al Darei, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Al Dahra Holding, said: “We are proud of launching Al Dahra Kohinoor’s factory today. Being the largest in the region and the only factory of its kind that utilises full automation of rice production, Al Dahra Kohinoor will benefit greatly from its strategic location at KIZAD and proximity to Khalifa Port which will help it sustain the supply of high quality products to customers in affordable prices. Al Dahra Kohinoor strategically supports the vision of our wise leadership to achieve food security in Abu Dhabi, which reflects our commitment to boosting the industrial sector in order to diversify the economy in line with Abu Dhabi’s strategic plan for economic development.'

On this occasion, Captain Al Shamisi commented: “Launching Al Dahra Kohinoor’s factory at KIZAD today is a monumental achievement that significantly contributes to the long-term vision of the Abu Dhabi Government to achieve food supply security and sustainability. KIZAD plays a vital role in the realisation of this vision and promoting local food produce as it offers a purpose-built infrastructure that strategically connects businesses with regional and international consumers through Khalifa Port and other major transportation networks in Abu Dhabi,” 

“Within the food production industry, KIZAD has achieved remarkable progress by attracting some of the biggest names in the industry along Al Dahra Holding. I would like to congratulate Al Dahra Holding on their new milestone and look forward to working together to encourage more local production of food,” he added.

The factory will benefit from a vertically integrated supply chain that guarantees the sourcing of the finest quality Basmati and non-Basmati rice from India and Pakistan. 

Al Dahra Holding is a prominent leader in agribusiness; specialising in the cultivation, production and trading of animal feed and essential human food commodities such as rice, flour, fruits and vegetables. The group owns and operates a large asset base including a land bank of 200 thousand acres, 8 forage pressing and production plants, 4 rice milling plants and 2 flour milling plants.

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Posted on : Wednesday, December 7, 2016  10:53:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
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