Fast Moving Consumer Goods

H.E. Juma Al Majid’s entrepreneurial spirit led him into the world of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) when he established Gulf Trading & Refrigerating Co. L.L.C. (GULFCO) in 1962. With its head office in Dubai and branches across the nation, GULFCO today is one of the leading FMCG distributors in the UAE.
Focusing on bringing to customers a range of well-loved FMCG products that offer ultimate levels of quality, freshness and flavor, GULFCO has inked long-term partnerships with some of the world’s most iconic brands, making them available to customers across the UAE. The portfolio under GULFCO includes Mars Wrigley, Nestle Waters, Unilever, Goody, SC Johnson, Al Ameed to name a few. To further complement GULFCO’s offerings, the Group entered the Snacking category in 1999 by establishing Awafi Foodstuff lnd. Co. L.L.C. in the UAE. Through the manufacturing processes at its facilities under strict supervision of a professional team of industry specialists and quality control experts, Awafi produces high-quality snack delicacies under the brand name Crunchos. This much-loved brand offers a delectable menu of flavoursome and healthy snack items that include Potato Crisps, Pellets, Extruded Snacks and Nuts- Cashew, Almonds, Pistachios and Peanuts. As a testament to their respective superior services and quality of their products, GULFCO and Awafi have signed individual exclusive agreements with Emirates Airlines to serve sparkling water brand Perrier and Crunchos nuts respectively, in First and Business classes across the airlines’ entire fleet.

Representing internationally acclaimed brands world over, Gulf Trading & Refrigerating Co. LLC - GULFCO is involved in the sales, trade marketing and distribution operations of FMCG products across the UAE.

Awafi Foodstuff Ind. Co. LLC

As a part of its foray into the snacking category, the Juma Al Majid Holding Group founded Awafi Foodstuff Industries in 1999. Since then, the company has brought high-quality snacks under the Crunchos chips and nuts brand to families in the UAE. The delicious product menu includes Potato Crisps, Pellets, Extruded Snacks and Nuts - Cashew, Almonds, Pistachios and Peanuts.