Posted on September 20, 2018

Hassad Food Company, the leading investment company in the food sector, has established a local marketing and agricultural services company in order to support the private agricultural sector and to contribute to self-sufficiency.

This was announced by the Ministerial Group for the Encouragement and Participation of the Private Sector following the directives of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani. The new company will support local farmers by marketing their products, as well as providing various other agricultural services, in order to increase the quantity and quality of local production.

The Chief Executive Officer of Hassad Food Company, Mohamed bin Badr al-Sada, said in a statement that the company sought to support the local agricultural sector and encourage farmers to increase their production, because contributing to food security was the main goal of Hassad’s strategy. Al-Sada explained that the company was launched in co-ordination with Qatar Chamber of Commerce, which aims to reduce the burden on local farmers and encourage them to increase production.