Al Bayader International will be participating in Gulfood 2011 with its new range of food packaging products produced at its US$20 million manufacturing facility in Jebel Ali.

Gulfood will be held between 27 February and 2 March at the Dubai International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

Nidal Haddad, CEO, Al Bayader International said, "The region is maturing and there is growing demand not only for innovative packaging products, but also for sustainable food packaging solutions. Al Bayader is increasingly being asked to custom-design and produce products for leading brands and outlets such as Paul's, Carrefour, Spinneys, Panda, Le Marche and Emirates Flight Catering,"

Al Bayader will showcase its indigenously developed pASTRIPAC line for the pastry and confectionery industry, crystal clear PET containers and multipurpose PET cups with double-action lids at the show.

"The PASTRIPAC line is the first phase of a new line up of innovative and multifunctional food packaging solutions," said Haddad. "We have invested in the latest technology which allows for product development flexibility based on feedback from the market. By providing more options on products while simplifying operations and reducing inventories, we have also made vast improvements on the food safety, quality and display aspect as we offer the market with innovative solutions."