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British High Commissioner and UK Trade & Investment to launch partnership between Ishida Europe and Allwin Packaging International

By British High Commission Nairobi
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The British High Commissioner, Mr. Nic Hailey, and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) will officially launch the partnership between Ishida Europe and Allwin Packaging International at a networking reception on Thursday 7th April between 5:30pm and 7pm. The event will be held at the British High Commissioner's residence on 2 Tchui Road, off Naivasha Avenue in Muthaiga.

Ishida Europe, a UK-based company and world leader in the food packaging industry, is expanding into the East African food market following its establishment of a partnership with Kenyan company, Allwin Packaging International, itself a leading packaging machine supplier.

With its appointment of Allwin Packaging International as its agent for the region and the introduction of a new multihead weigher and checkweigher, Ishida Europe will help to support East African food manufacturers' growth through the effective use of automation in markets such as snacks, nuts, cereals, pulses, and sugar

Speaking at the event will be British High Commissioner to Kenya, Mr. Nic Hailey, Mr Steve Jones of Ishida Europe, and Mr. Saji Kuriakose of Allwing Packaging International. In attendance will be stakeholders from across the Kenyan food packaging and processing industry, including Ms. Tabitha Karanja of Keroche Breweries and Mr. Vimal Shah of Bidco Oil Refineries.

Members of the media are invited to cover the event. For security reasons, all media houses are requested to confirm and submit names of reporters and cameramen attending the event to the British High Commission Press Office by 2.00 pm Thursday 7th April 2016.