3rd Starch World Middle East

18-19 Sep, 2018 - Dubai, U A E

Grand Millennium Dubai


Confirmed Panel of Speakers as at  11th June 2018



1. Outlook for end use markets for starch in the MENA region
    • World market growth and MENA’s position in relation to this
    • The outlook for food, paper, textile and drilling starches
    Simon Bentley, Managing Director, Commoditia


2. Food ingredients and products development within the Middle East region & showcasing our capabilities in sweeteners
     Ziyad Al-Sheikh, 
President, MEFSCO


3. Industrial dextrins and adhesives from modified starch
     Dr Satyajit Karandikars,
Director, Karandikars Cashell Private Ltd


4. Cost saving and yield improvement opportunities in corn wet milling and sweetener refinery processes
     Ibrahim Yalgin,
Plant Manager, AK Nisasta


5.  Structure and functional properties of Sorghum starches & its application in the region
-production of glucose syrup from sorghum starch
       - sorghum starch microcapsulation
      Dr Nadia Boudries , Research laboratory on bioactive products and valorization of Agroresources, Department of Chemistry
       National Polytechnic School of Algiers | ENP


6.  India’s first potato starch project – from concept to commissioning
      Rohit Bhandari, Dynamic Agri Consultants


7. Potato starch and growing market applications in India
   -future plans on diversifying to modified starches
     Bharat Gothi, Managing Director, Stagot Potato Products


8    Sugar reduction in beverages formulation - technical challenges 

     Dr. Emad Yaseen , Research & Development Director, Al Rabie


9.   Starch for oil drilling applications – the Oman Gulf Starch project update
      Khalid M. Salhi,
General Manager, Gulf Starch Plant, Oman


Comments from last event, Mar 2017 in Dubai

“We found conference very useful in terms of getting good information and meeting a lot of knowledgeable people.”
Dynamic Agrifood Business


“Good value for my time and money.”
Universal Starch


“Excellent information and to the point.”


“Very informative.”
Egyptian Starch & Glucose Company


"Opportunity to exchange MENA starch situation.”
Sabahi Engineering


CMT Starch World Series


CMT’s Starch World kick-started in Asia, and today has moved to the Middle East, Europe and recently Americas.

The Series brings together players from the Starch World – leaders, professionals from agro industrial crops & plantation companies, enzymes suppliers, traders & buyers of starch & starch derivatives, raw material suppliers, ethanol producers, machinery suppliers for starch processing and many others. The Series is today vouched by many as a must attend industry meet.


In terms of coverage, the Series has evolved to encompass a wide range of topics from – regional starch market outlook, feedstock competition – between corn and cassava, specialty starches, starches & derivatives markets, sugar market outlook, to food trends such as clean labels, gluten-free and more. 


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Be a Sponsor or Exhibitor!

This event is an excellent platform to promote your organization to influential players and investors in the industry. Sponsorship opportunities available include Corporate, Exclusive Luncheon & Cocktail sponsor.


For Sponsor 
please contact fiona@cmtsp.com.sg or (65) 6346 9138


For Exhibition 
please contact huiyan@cmtsp.com.sg or (65) 6346 9113


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Food & Beverage production including confectioneries, sweets, snacks, also other industrial companies that uses starch & starch derivatives – textiles, paper coatings, pharmaceutical industries; Starch producers, companies in the sweeteners and ingredients business, Companies involved Agriculture / Cereal Crops, Companies supplying fermentation technologies, Enzymes Suppliers, grains suppliers and traders, financial institutions, Ethanol Producers, animal feed companies, Equipment & Technology suppliers.

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