Kuwait, February 1, 2021 — Mezzan Holding KSC (BKSC: Mezzan), one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of food, beverage, FMCG and healthcare products in the Gulf, today announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Savola Group’s Afia International. The agreement awards Mezzan Holding the rights to distribute Afia products in Kuwait through Mezzan’s fully-owned subsidiary Jassim Alwazzan Sons General Trading Co. W.L.L.

Mezzan Holding CEO, Mr. Garry Walsh said: “The agreement provides Mezzan with a strong platform for continued growth in Kuwait and a leadership position in the premium cooking oil market. At Mezzan, we are focused on growing and adapting to our customer’s needs and expectations for quality and variety. We are proud to work alongside a company that is committed to our shared values.”

A subsidiary of Savola Group, Afia International was launched in 1980 and produces a variety of cooking oils. Over the past four decades, it has become one of the region’s top cooking oil brands. Afia has a compelling proposition for consumers and is an important part of a heart-healthy diet. The company’s product line includes sunflower oil, corn oil and olive oil, in addition to other brands under the same line including canola oil, frying oil and pomace olive oil. Afia uses the latest and most sophisticated manufacturing technologies, facilities, and quality standards to deliver the best choice for household grocery baskets.

Mezzan Holding is a leading Gulf producer and distributor of a wide variety of food, beverage, FMCG, and healthcare products. The company’s product portfolio features a range of products by reputed global and regional brands such as Johnson & Johnson, KITCO, Kimberly-Clark, Khazan, Reckitt Benckiser, General Mills, Arla Foods, Sara Lee, and many more.