Gulfood 2017 - ALRIFAI


26 February - 2 March 2017 DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTER



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19 Jan 2016

Founded in 1948, Al Rifai is based on the timeless combination of traditional Middle Eastern roastery recipes and modern technique for roasting nuts, coffee, kernels and seeds. Al Homaizi Food Industries acquired this franchise in 1996 and today Al Rifai Nuts and Confectionery Limited (“ARNC”), is a wholly owned Al Homaizi company, involved in and owning all rights to manufacture, produce and sell its various products (including nuts, dried fruit, confectioneries and coffee) in 14 different countries across the MENA region, including Egypt and all the GCC member states, using a proprietary Al Rifai system owned by ARNC.

With its headquarters in Kuwait, Al Rifai is established as the premium roastery brand in the MENA region. Al Rifai products are available to consumers via its wide and rapidly growing network of Al Rifai retail stores and FMCG pre-packed products distributed throughout the GCC and MENA region. Al Rifai is also active in the HORECA channel utilizing its vast expertise, market knowledge and supply chain resources to offer product solutions that cater to all needs.

Al-Rifai ensures that its production facilities meet the highest international standards of quality, manufacturing and hygiene. Both Rifai production facilities in Kuwait and the UAE are ISO 22000 food safety management system, certified.

Al Rifai products are available in its own retail stores, in 3rd party retailers and in wholesalers throughout the MENA region.  Our core retail business currently consists of 263 stores in the MENA region, 51 in Kuwait, 33 in UAE, 151 in KSA, 10 in Jordan, 8 in Oman, 4 in Qatar, 4 in Bahrain and 2 in Egypt.

Whether it be high street stores, stores in malls, kiosks of various sizes in malls and supermarkets, Al Rifai has proven its success in reaching the customer via premium outlets in quality locations throughout the region.

Al Rifai achievements include a notable presence in the region’s airports. Rifai stores are present in the Duty Free section of the following airports Kuwait, Jordan, Bahrain and Oman. Whilst in Dubai Duty Free there are 6 locations across various terminals and concourses.

Al-Rifai aspires to be the very best Middle Eastern Roastery, providing premium nuts, coffee and dried fruit. With over sixty five years of experience and knowledge in the art of roasting, we have perfected our recipes, ingredients and infusions to accommodate the most discerning of tastes.

The nuts and kernels we choose with care. Each from the world’s premium farms, from the world’s premium regions and the best selected from each year’s harvest.

The result is exquisite and irresistible every time….

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