DUBAI- Abu Dhabi's state-backed firm ADQ has established Silal, a new company that will diversify food sources and increase locally grown, raised and produced food, the Abu Dhabi media office said in a tweet.
ADQ has been acquiring businesses in the commodities and agriculture sectors.
Its portfolio includes the General Holding Corp PJSC (Senaat), which has subsidiaries trading in agri-food and industrial assets.
It also owns Al Dahra Holding, an Abu Dhabi-based multinational animal feed and essential food commodities specialist.
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