ARAMTEC is a 100% locally owned Company established in 1979 with main activities in importation and distribution of premium Food products throughout the U.A.E. supplying the finest hotels, restaurants, institutions and retail markets. Aramtec is the pioneer in introducing the highest quality U.S. Beef and Poultry as well as fast food concept restaurants in the U.A.E.
Some of ARAMTEC’s premium brands include; Hunts, Pomi, Hungry Jack, Orville, ACT II, The Jelly Bean Company, American Foods Group, Pureland Angus Beef, Lutosa, Dobla, Martin Braun, Hug, and many more
We pride ourselves on obtaining HACCP Certification and its procedures are our priority. Our HACCP Team is responsible for implementing all necessary guidelines and procedures. Temperature of our stores is monitored continuously and records are kept in our database. Critical Control Limits and Points are identified and strict adherence taken.
I would like to personally welcome all of you to our updated website for 2016; we appreciate your interest in our company… An overview of Aramtec… ARAMTEC is a 100% locally owned Company established in 1979 with main activities in importation and distribution of premium Food products throughout the U.A.E. supplying the finest hotels, restaurants, institutions and retail markets.
Some of ARATMEC’s premium brands include; Hunts, Pomi, Hungry Jack, PAM, Wernli’s, Orville, ACT II, American Foods Group, Lutosa, Dobla, Martin Braun, Hug, Rich’s, Bakels and many more. Aramtec is committed to quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business and operate from its state-of-the-art secure office and warehouse facility compromising 135,000 sq. ft. of covered area with temperature controlled dry, chilled and frozen storage facilities in Al Quoz Industrial Area Dubai and in Mussafah Abu Dhabi. Looking ahead, we are focused on the execution of our growth strategy which is to more than double our sales turnover by 2020. As a company, we have seen much change since the past 5 years. For example: We have doubled our sales turnover and added 180 new jobs. We continue to see year over year increase of 25% in our Bakery Division sales. We have significantly broadened our product range and continue to lead the market in U.S. Meat. We have launched a new division in Egg Supply covering wholesale, traders, foodservice and retail markets. We have become a major supplier of Australian & Brazilian Meat in the UAE market. Together with over 350 staff and an experienced management team, we work together towards a singular vision. To be the premier food distribution company, offering superior tasting and quality food products to people in the United Arab Emirates and G.C.C. Region.
CEO – Badrik Melikian Over 35 years of strong and diverse Senior Management experience within national and international environments. This encompassed aerospace, industrial manufacturing, the hospitality industry and the importation and distribution of medical equipment, telecommunications, and food products. CEO of Aramtec since January 2002.
General Manager – Syed Iqbal Afaq With Aramtec since 1982, obtaining over 34 years of experience in various business channels . Promoted to General Manager in the Mid-Nineties. Provide leadership and vision to the Organization by assisting various division managers and staff. Involved in the development of long range annual business plans, planning the use of inventory and human resources. Negotiate with the suppliers and source new items and brands.
Finance and Administration Manager – P.V. Koshy Extensive experience in Accounting & Administration. Currently working as Finance Manager and Administration Head. Responsible for all aspects of finance and administration. 33+ years’ experience with Aramtec
HR Manager – Nadim Ahmed With ARAMTEC since 2012 and is responsible for ensuring the HR function is a strategic business partner of ARAMTEC by providing quality HR services that aim to attract, develop, motivate and retain a diverse workforce thus fostering a positive work environment. Prior to joining Aramtec, Nadim has held various roles in organizations such as FedEx and Agility
Food Service Division – Sales & Marketing Manager – Armel van Erck Joined ARAMTEC in 2014 from another leading Food Service company. An experienced operator in the sector with extensive expertise in Gourmet Meats and Sea Food. Has a passion in bringing food from the producer to the consumer’s plate, while assisting food businesses to capture the best value and quality required by successful Chefs
Retail Division – Sales & Marketing Manager – Abdul Nasser Owaidani Well experienced manager in the field of Sales & Marketing with over 17 years of experience with such FMCG companies as Procter&Gamble and Philip Morris. Joined Aramtec in 2011 and took over the full responsibility of General Mills & ConAgra agencies. Involved in business development, marketing, sales, procurement, and developing and executing strategies to gain competitive market share.
Pastry Division – Sales & Marketing Manager – Riyadh Hassan Extensive background in Bakery and Pastry products. Manager with 15+ years experience in monitoring business by creating and executing an approved and competent marketing plan for the pastry product line. Skilled in sales development and business expansion, increasing client base, developing relationships, projecting demand and placing orders.
Eggs Division Manager – Uday Kumar Born to be in the Egg business. Started career in the industry from 1999 and continue till date. Have superior relations with all traders within the UAE and across the GCC and with all suppliers across the globe. Has worked with some of the top companies in the UAE and developed 4 large brands in the UAE market….. With more than 17 years of experience to his credit and having experience in his own business in Eggs, Uday joined Aramtec in 2015.
Category Manager – Chilled Meat – Manoj Madhavan 18 years of extensive experience in the field of Retail, Food Service and Category management. 10 years of experience in handling chilled & frozen meats from Australia and Brazil. Have strong relationships in the market and with international suppliers. Working with Aramtec since 2015 and have successfully introduced Australian and Brazilian categories across the market.
Logistics Manager – Ara Melikian Responsible for all aspects of logistics such as inbound freight, warehousing, stock control, distribution and implementation of HACCP Food Safety Procedures. Main goal is to streamline and automate Aramtec’s operations to ensure customer satisfaction. Managing a team of over 100 people and a fleet of over 80 vehicles.
“To be the preferred choice to fulfill the nourishment needs of the U.A.E. population.”
“We strive to be the most efficient and reliable distributor of premium food products in the U.A.E. while providing the best value to our customers and our stakeholders.”
Our values unite and guide us; we do business with integrity, we take personal ownership over the outcome, we win as a team and we serve our customers with excellence.
In Dubai, ARAMTEC currently operates from its state-of-the-art office and warehouse facility in the Al-Quoz Industrial Area. The facility is a modern and secure warehouse complex compromising 110,000 sq. ft. of covered area with Temperature control Dry, Chilled, and Frozen storage facilities.
Our delivery fleet of 80 vehicles covers all 7 Emirates making Aramtec’s strength its distribution reach. Aramtec has reinvented itself and shown great strength in the most competitive of markets. Thanks to its well-trained staff of nearly 350 members and excellent management, suppliers and customers alike will be delighted to call ARAMTEC its partner.
In Abu Dhabi, we have a secure office and warehouse complex in the heart of Mussafah district that covers 25,000 sq. ft. covered area with Temperature control Dry, Chilled, and Frozen storage facilities. It is used as a depot to handle all our deliveries throughout the capital. Both of our facilities are HACCP Certified and the same high standards are kept between them.
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