Established in 1976, Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (SADAFCO) is a leading food manufacturer, seller and distributor based in Saudi Arabia with operations across the Middle East. The company is a market leader in Saudi Arabia in UHT Milk, Tomato Paste and Ice Cream marketing its core products under its flagship brand "Saudia", a name associated with “Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company”. After the company’s formative years of joint ventures and mergers between GCC and international businessmen and businesses, SADAFCO ownership has been transferred to GCC interests and in 2005 SADAFCO became a public-listed company in Saudi Arabia. SADAFCO factories currently produce more than 30 million cases of product per annum, its long-distance transportation trucks travel 12 million kilometers each year delivering product to depots across the GCC and over 400 sales routes are operated throughout the region to distribute the company’s products to more than 25 000 customers. SADAFCO’s manufacturing facilities are located in Jeddah (two factories) and Dammam. SADAFCO has an established sales and distribution network of 19 depots in Saudi Arabia, one in Qatar, one in Bahrain and one in Jordan providing the company with wide sales penetration. In addition, the company accesses Kuwait and the U.A.E. through external distributors/agents. SADAFCO is committed to ensuring high standards of quality in its production processes and has received International Standards Organization (ISO) certification in relation to its Jeddah plants. The company’s product portfolio comprises approximately 85 items across a range of categories including UHT Milk, Tomato Paste, Ice Cream, Cheese, Instant Milk Powder, Breakfast Cream, Fruit Nectars, Butter and French Fries.