SWAN FOODS, an equal joint venture between Dawn Foods, Inc. and the bakery focused Switz Group recently opened a frozen donut plant in Sohar, Sultanate of Oman. The 8,000 square meter plant will produce donuts for markets in the Middle East and Far East. This will be the first of four lines that will be dedicated to producing and popularizing American style bakery products in the Middle East.
Dawn Foods, a global bakery supplier, is making its first foray into manufacturing in the Middle East and Asia with this major commitment in the joint venture with the Switz Group.
Dawn Foods has manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, UK and Europe. The Switz Group has manufacturing operations in Saudi Arabia, Oman, UAE, India, Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
Ron Jones, Chairman of Dawn Foods expressed his delight at partnering with the Switz Group and the growing potential of the markets in the Middle East and Asia.
Taizoon Khorakiwala, Managing Director of the Switz Group appreciates the confidence Dawn has shown and he expressed hope that this would be just the start of many opportunities and that in time the new venture will lead to continued growth.
For more than 90 years, Dawn’s dedicated Team Members, outstanding products, and valued customers have made the Dawn name synonymous with excellence. American-owned and family operated; Dawn currently supplies a complete line of quality, consistent mixes, bases, icings, glazes, fillings, frozen dough, par-baked and fully baked products and equipment to the food industry, worldwide. Dawn and its expansive Dawn Distributors Advantage network allow the company to better serve customers through the buying power of more than 40 facilities across North America. For further information, please visit www.dawnfoods.com.