Another opportunity for UK companies to export to the UAE!

Article Date: 12 January 2016

Another opportunity for UK companies to export to the UAE!

British Centers for Business is working with Al Maya Group (, to arrange meetings for them with UK companies for their next visit to the UK. Al Maya Group owns one of the biggest supermarket chains in the UAE and is a large food & drink distributor in the Middle East, employing 2000+ people in this region.

This is a great opportunity for UK firms to export their products to the UAE, and that too, without paying any listing fees at Al Maya supermarkets. Al Maya has a UK buying office, thus making it easier for UK companies to export to the UAE by sending their products to Al Maya UK office. During their last visit to UK in June, they took 9 UK companies on board for their supermarkets (

This is a great opportunity for British Centers for Business, too as it can  increase UK exports in general and facilitate more export wins.

Further information is provided below:

  • Meeting date: 8th February 2016
  • Meeting time: 10am – 6pm
  • Sector: Food & Drink
  • Categories of interest: beverages (hot & cold), cereals, protein bars, organic foods, gluten free range, baby food, fresh range – dairy products, crisps and other snack, pork products
  • Fees: No joining/listing fees
  • Number of companies: 16 as they have just set aside one day for meetings at their UK office
  • Type of orders: Initially trial orders for the campaign and if successful, then larger/regular orders for 40+ Al Maya stores in the Middle East. They would also like to distribute UK products to other retailers in the UAE. Al Maya is one of the largest distributors of UK food & drink products in the UAE.
  • Meeting venue: Al Maya International Ltd, Unit 4-8, Maxted Park, Maxted Road, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 7EP, UK
  • Deadline to connect him with relevant UK companies is 1st February 2016 

Mr. Ali S. Ali will collate all names and sit down with Al Maya to discuss which ones would they be interested to meet during their February visit. He will then reply to each and every company you put forward for this campaign with Al Maya’s final decision.

To get in touch with Mr. Ali please contact on Mobile: +971 52 905 3143 or Email:

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