In keeping with the spirit and importance of the World EXPO in 2020 in Dubai, the 10th edition of Food Chain will be a gathering of nations for a revealing of narratives on food safety and quality assurance (FSQA). A nation’s FSQA eco-system depends on the culture and ethos that pervades all aspects of society. It is underpinned by efforts related to planning, implementation policies and enforcement mechanisms. All these attributes coalesce to form its sensitivity to, and awareness and acceptance of, FSQA protocols, from farm to fork. Read more »


The Conference will follow the traditional format of a healthy mix of presentations and panel discussions, interspersed by structured audience involvement. The conference will feature Government planners, policy-makers, and regulation and enforcement bodies from around the world, who will be invited to share best practices and how they are underpinned by a strong culture and ethos, plus a high degree of sophistication in policy, planning, implementation and enforcement.

Quotes from Speakers



An effective cold supply chain is critical in maintaining both the quality and safety of food products.

- Abdul Rashid, Chief Executive Officer, Pulseberry Health Consultants


I would like the conference to raise awareness about the need for continuous improvement in food safety and the importance of training managers and converting certification into competence.

- Richard Sprenger, Chairman, Highfield International


I would be discussing drinking water safety in Dubai, with emphasis on tap water and the efforts by Dubai Municipality in this area. I think this conference is going to set an important footprint in food safety and put a spotlight on drinking water, as well.

- Maythaa Abdulla AlHamidh, Food Health Inspection Officer, Dubai Municipality


The global food system is one of the most complex economic networks on the planet. Every part of the supply chain is critical to ensuring safe food and life to residents of the globe.

- Sheikh Dr Majid Sultan Al Qassimi, Director of Animal Health and Development, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment


Transportation is the weakest link in the cold chain and more focus is required on this area, to ensure that the food is delivered safely and in reducing wastage.

- Prakash Krishnamoorthy, Independent Transport Refrigeration Expert


Being a strong proponent of advocating food safety and food security in the region, this conference provides a perfect platform to reach out to all stakeholders with a message to innovate and stay ahead in pursuit of excellence.

- Dr. Suheel Ahmed, Group CEO, Arabian Farms Dev Co Ltd