Receive our newsletter – data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. News
September 4, 2019

EKFC and CSI partner for Sous Vide products distribution

UAE-based operator Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC) and US firm Cuisine Solutions (CSI) have signed a joint venture (JV) agreement for Sous Vide products distribution.

UAE-based operator Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC) and US firm Cuisine Solutions (CSI) have signed a joint venture (JV) agreement for Sous Vide products distribution.

As part of the agreement, EKFC will co-invest in the JV. Called as Emirates Cuisine Solutions, the joint venture expects to become the only distributor of sous vide products in the UAE.

Emirates Flight Catering chief executive officer Saeed Mohammed said: “Today’s announcement is an important milestone for Emirates Flight Catering. Our appetite for perfection means we are 100% committed to providing the best possible quality products and services to our customers.

“Our partnership with Cuisine Solutions, a well-recognised and trustworthy brand in the culinary world, allows us to grow as a business and provide top quality products to the hospitality industry.”

Starting this month, Emirates Cuisine Solutions will assume the responsibility of delivering sous vide products to airlines, restaurateurs and hospitality providers in the country.

In addition, the second phase of the joint venture will involve building a halal sous vide manufacturing facility in Dubai. It is expected to enter operational service in 2022.

Content from our partners
The rise and rise of specialty instant coffee
Future-proofing food packaging

Cuisine Solutions president and chief executive officer Felipe Hasselmann said: “Cuisine Solutions is proud to partner with Emirates Flight Catering as the first truly global sous vide manufacturer.

“Our joint venture will encompass the entire GCC / Africa region. Emirates Flight Catering’s ongoing pursuit to create memorable, exceptional food, coupled with its impressive mantra for outstanding service is echoed within Cuisine Solutions’ culture of quality and innovation.”

Earlier this year, Cuisine Solutions invested $120m to establish a new manufacturing plant in San Antonio, US.

NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy
SUBSCRIBED

THANK YOU