Today the trade relations between Russia and the UAE are flourishing. Both countries make steps to establish a mutually beneficial economic partnership. Their non-oil trade has been rising, which builds a solid ground for further fruitful and sustainable cooperation.
Good Food Russia pavilion is eager to support this trend and assist Russian companies willing to enter the market of the UAE and GCC countries. The pavilion provides an opportunity to see and taste the products made in Russia to raise awareness about them and make it easier for Russian companies to find their potential B2B partners on the UAE and GCC markets.
The wide range of product categories represented in the pavilion distinguishes it from others. Only goods, which meet the highest quality standards, have the opportunity to be exhibited there. Among them, the category of spices stands out.
The demand for spices in the UAE and GCC countries is high and continues to grow. One of the reasons is that spices traditionally play a significant role in the cuisine of these countries. In 2021, the UAE became the 7th largest importer of spices worldwide. According to Statista, the GCC spices market will continue to grow in the next four years with an annual growth rate of almost 20%.
Currently, more than 30 SKUs of spices and seasonings made in Russia, for instance, of Trapeza brand, are available on the GCC market. They include both dry and liquid spices, soup mixes, and salt with additives. The solid product line increases Russian exporters’ compatibility compared to other spices producers in the market. To meet consumer needs, Russian exporters apply the highest quality standards to their products. Now spices made in Russia are presented in well-known retail networks like Union Coop. Thus, they are available for a substantial share of the UAE population. At the same time, the affordable prices make these products stand out on the market of spices. The adequate price/quality ratio is the key to the success of Russian spices in the GCC countries.
You can buy the products in the branches of the following retail stores: https://www.unioncoop.ae/ and others