17 May 2022 14:00
Alongkorn aims to expand the market for vegetables, fruits, Halal food in Thailand Along with joining forces with the giant department store “Lulu”, the company continues to launch more than 2.5 thousand Thai products, covering 241 branches in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.
On May 17, Mr. Alongkorn Phonbutr, Advisor to the Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives As the chairman of the Halal Agricultural Commodity Promotion Committee and the chairman of the working group to solve fruit problems in advance in the Fruit Board, revealed today that During his visit to Saudi Arabia (May 15-19), he surveyed the fruit, vegetable and halal market. It is found to be a market with high potential, with a per capita income of $46,000 and is accelerating developments in tourism, agriculture, food and technology industries. Under the vision of Saudi Arabia 2030, the company has discussed with the management of Lulu Hypermarket to expand the distribution of vegetables, fruits, agricultural products and Halal food in Thailand. which Lulu is ready to cooperate It is ready to sell more than 2,500 Thai products in 241 branches located in Saudi Arabia and other countries. In the Middle East region, such as the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan, etc., as far as the market surveys, almost all types of Thai vegetables and fruits are found, such as durian, mangosteen, longan, rambutan, longkong, mango, jackfruit, sweet tamarind, perfumed coconut, morning glory, kale, ginger, lemongrass.
Thai food products Ready to penetrate the world market because there are over 1.7 hundred thousand items that have been certified by the Halal Standard Institute of Thailand of the Office of the Central Islamic Council. for Lulu Hypermarket It is an Abu Dhabi trading company. (United Arab Emirates) has an office in Thailand. A meeting with Lulu’s management will be scheduled later this month. after completing a mission in Saudi Arabia.”
last night There was an event promoting Thai halal food products and products at Lulu Hypermarket, Atyaf Mall branch with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Don. Pramudwinai presided over the opening ceremony along with Mr. Alongkorn Phonbutr, Advisor to the Minister of Agriculture. Dr. Winai Dahlan, Dr. Pakorn Priyakorn, Thailand Halal Taskforce, Delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry of Commerce Mr. Sanan Angubolkul, Chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce Mr. Supachai Chearavanont, Chairman of the Digital Council of Thailand
Government and private representatives of Thailand and Saudi Arabia Participated in the opening ceremony to promote Thai Halal products and products for the first time Since January this year, diplomatic relations between the two countries have been enhanced.