KUWAIT: Ali Abdulwahab Al-Mutawa Commercial Company (AAW) announced joining the list of participants
and sponsors taking part in Horeca Kuwait 2018 exhibition, where it participates as a Gold sponsor. The event
is organized by Leaders Group in collaboration with the Hospitality Services Company at Kuwait International Fairgrounds in Mishref in the period of January 15-17, 2018. In this regard, AAW General Manager Ali Faisal Al-Mutawa said that Horeca plays a major role in linking regional companies with clients and that it opens new channels for the hospitality and food industries business.
“Taking part in exhibitions help encourage development projects and youth to start their own businesses in order to eventually diversify sources of national income,” he explained. Further, Mutawa noted that AAW has over 80
years of experience and excellence as a leading retail and distribution company. The company also invests
in seven different retail sectors and represent over 100 international brands it introduces to local markets,
Mutawa also pointed out that AAW runs the largest and most complicated distribution operations in Kuwait with a storage capacity of over 250,000 square meters to deliver over 200 products to consumers on a daily basis. “We take pride in being in every single supermarket and every single Kuwaiti home,” he said. “We represent some of
the world’s most important and successful retail brands and we are even the sole distributor of Procter and Gamble products and Roche Pharmaceuticals since 1965.” He added that through this year’s golden sponsorship, AAW would display the latest in coffee-making devices as well as cafes equipment at the Horeca exhibition.
Moreover, Mutawa said that AAW has a legacy of almost 100 years as it was established in 1918 by
Ali Abdulwahab Al-Mutawa, and started with practicing modest commercial activities and importing
consumer products such as rice, sugar, tea and fabrics from neighboring countries like Saudi Arabia,
Iraq and Iran.