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Sourcing locally, thinking globally: Expo 2020 Dubai and Emirates Flight Catering create fresh and eco-friendly F&B vision

Image credited to Crop One Holdings Inc.
  • Collaboration offers innovative and varied culinary experiences rooted in sustainable practices
  • EKFC’s vertical farm, the world’s largest, will deliver fresh produce for millions of meals at Expo
  • Caterers will work with a host of participating countries to serve up authentic national cuisines


Fresh produce grown at the world’s largest vertical farm will be served to millions at Expo 2020 Dubai as part of a collaboration with Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC) to provide delicious and diverse culinary choices while showcasing the future of sustainable gastronomy. 

Airline Caterer of the Year

COO Faysal Moufarrej & CEO Saeed Mohammed displaying award

Emirates Flight Catering named 'Airline Caterer of the Year' Middle East region, for the fifth consecutive year. 

Emirates Flight Catering to showcase its hospitality with New Zealand at Expo 2020

Emirates Flight Catering CEO, Saeed Mohammed and Clayton Kimpton, New Zealand Commissioner-General to Expo 2020, sign the partnership in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group and Jeremy Clarke-Watson, New Zealand Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates

Emirates Flight Catering, one of the world’s largest caterers, has been selected to lead the hospitality and operations for the New Zealand pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Emirates Flight Catering participate in Smartcup 2018

Emirates Flight Catering teams; The Warriors and The Sixers

Smartcup 2018 took place on Friday 23rd November 2018, with two teams from Emirates Flight Catering paricipating. 

Emirates Flight Catering builds world’s largest vertical farming facility in Dubai

(from left to right) Saeed Mohammed, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Flight Catering, and Sonia Lo, Chief Executive Officer of Crop One Holdings, after signing the joint venture agreement

Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC) and Crop One will co-invest US$40 million to build the world’s largest vertical farming facility near Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central. The project is a joint venture with U.S.-based Crop One Holdings, the world’s leading vertical farm operator.