Moscow, Russia – February 21 – Cherkizovo Group, Russia’s largest meat producer, has taken part in the Gulfood 2022 international trade exhibition this week in Dubai (UAE). During the event, Cherkizovo negotiated export expansion with leading importers and distributors from the Middle East.
Visitors to Cherkizovo’s stand included members of the official Russian delegation to the exhibition, including its head, Russia's Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sergey Levin, Chief Executive Officer of the Russian Export Center Veronika Nikishina, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the UAE Timur Zabirov, Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in the UAE Andrey Terekhin and Head of the Federal Center Agroexport Dmitry Krasnov.
During Gulfood 2022, the Cherkizovo team had a number of meetings with Middle Eastern business people. “We are interested in further developing cooperation with the Gulf countries. Over the course of the exhibition, we were able to meet with leading importers and distributors of meat products from the retail chains in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and other countries of the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia,” said Elena Volgusheva, Exports Director at Cherkizovo Trade House. She also added that the Company intends to actively expand its own customer base and export geography. In particular, Cherkizovo plans to supply branded products to retailers in these regions.