The food industry has been growing ever since with the growth in population of the world, although in United Arab Emirates the demand has further increased for inventive food items compared to other places in the world. Greater awareness of healthy and hygienic food and changing lifestyle is also having a great impact on the growth of the food sector in United Arab Emirates. Another reason for the food industry United Arab Emirates to prosper more than other places in the world is that there is very little agriculture here, and more than eighty percent of the food items are brought in by these food processing companies. Items like Baked, milk products, dry & processed food, confectionery, Oils & fats, snacks, canned food, Sauces, Baby food, noodles, spreads, soft & energy drinks, frozen food, and readymade meals are some of the most commonly used food products, and are used in daily routine life. Dubai which is the financial capital of the United Arab Emirates also has a growing demand of food products and since the city receives a large number of tourists and visitor every the demand of beverage and food Dubai is continuously on the rise, especially processed pizza Abu Dhabi which is considerably in demand.
According to a survey, sales of packed food Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah has increased by 8.5 percent in the year 2011 and is expected to increase further in 2012. Eighty percent Food products available in the retail market consist of imported item and are consumed mostly in preparing processed food to meet the growing demand of food Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Dubai. Most of the retail food items are sold thorough chain of super stores and marts like Lulu Hypermarket, Carrefour UAE, Spinneys, and many more. The demand of retail and processed food in Abu Dhabi has been meet importing more food products and also by increasing the processed food production for Abu Dhabi. It is due to this growing demand of food in United Arab Emirates that the food industry is getting more investments in this sector.
Sharjah is another state in the United Arab Emirates where the demand of retail and processed food has increased considerably. This is why the government of the United Arab Emirates has started taking intense interest in the industry of food Sharjah, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi. Establishment of free zones in different areas of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah has also encourages investor in the food industry to invest in United Arab Emirates. Also policies and procedures have been made very easy for the business community interested in investing in the food sector to encourage further investments. All these effort of the government have worked quiet well in inviting new investment in the industry of food Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai, and has helped the food industry a great deal to prosper in united Arab Emirates. The food processing companies in Dubai (for food delivery home) are also doing very well as United Arab Emirates continues to receive the highest number of tourists and visitors in the region.