"Code Three Fortune" offers "Drones" to pollinate palm trees at high speeds

Emirati companies introduce innovative food products at Gulfood 2022

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Emirati companies, through their platforms at the Gulf Food Exhibition 2022, have launched innovative products in the food industry, in preparation for their marketing in international markets.

Those products included “tahini sweets” for diabetics, potato chips with popular flavors, and dairy products without “lactose,” in addition to healthy date products as alternatives to traditional sweet products that contain high amounts of fat and sugar.

These innovations also included: Drones to monitor agricultural pests, palm pollination at high speeds, and an automated device for instant pasta processing.

creative candy

The director of the Nahil Laboratories for Foodstuffs Foundation, Muhammad Al-Amimi, said that the foundation offered “tahini” sweets with the same taste as traditional sweets, suitable for “diabetics” and dieters, because they contain a natural sweetener called “melatiol.”

He affirmed that these products are completely manufactured in Emirati production lines, pointing to plans to expand their marketing and export to global markets, after they were popular with importing companies in American and European markets.

Palm pollination

In turn, the commercial director of Code Three Fortune, Ahmed Al Falasi, said that the company had launched at Gulfood 2022 a drone supported by artificial intelligence systems to pollinate palm trees at high speeds, if 15 palms were pollinated in about four minutes. , whereas traditional pollination takes 20 minutes per palm.

He added that the plane also carries out the tasks of early detection of agricultural pests, and monitors any variables in the farms through invisible scanning and artificial intelligence techniques, which allows intervention and proactive control of agricultural pests. It also follows up on natural reserves and animal pastures to monitor their movements and numbers and early intervention for any emergency.

He revealed that the company is currently working with government agencies and farms for citizens, and intends to expand in Gulf and Asian markets, and discuss opportunities to enter European markets.

innovative products

In the same context, Rawda Al Muraikhi, Head of Communication Department at the Khalifa Fund to Support Small and Medium Enterprises, said that the fund, through an initiative launched by the name of the “Food and Beverage Innovation Lab” during the past year, contributed to the launch of innovative food products for Emirati companies through the Gulfood platforms. 2022».

She referred to an automatic machine for selling pasta on the spot, in addition to dairy products without "lactose", and potato chips with popular Emirati flavors.

She added that the laboratory allows the production of many innovative food products by receiving and studying ideas and projects from citizen entrepreneurs, and exploring opportunities to convert them into actual products in cooperation with local food manufacturers, pointing out that there are nine companies presenting their products in the exhibition, and working under the umbrella of the Khalifa Fund. .

dates industry

As for the director of retail sales at “Liwa Dates Company”, Abdel-Fattah Abu Tawouk, he mentioned that the company has introduced innovative products on its platform that depend on the date industries, most notably: “Toffee dates”, “pickles of dates”, and “Tamrila”, which are healthy products filled with With natural vitamins and an alternative to traditional candy products that contain high amounts of fats and sugars.

He stressed that the company is working to export its new products manufactured in the UAE market to many international markets.

• Tahini candy for diabetics, popular flavored potato chips, and dairy products without “lactose”.

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