LuLu Group expands into poland with logistics hub

LuLu Group, the UAE's prominent retail conglomerate, is expanding its footprint in Europe with the establishment of a logistics hub in Poland. The company has recently entered into agreements with both the Polish Investment and Trade Agency and Olsztyn Mazury Airport to materialize this strategic initiative. This move follows closely on the heels of LuLu Group's inauguration of a sourcing, food processing, and export hub in Italy.In this new venture in Poland, the retail giant is slated to create a facility at Olsztyn Mazury Airport that will be responsible for handling fresh products, including meat, berries, apples, cheese, and various packaged foods, destined for markets in the Middle East, North Africa, the Far East, and India. This forthcoming facility will serve as the company's inaugural logistics center in Central and Eastern Europe.Notably, it will augment the presence of local Polish products on LuLu's supermarket shelves and foster enhanced collaboration between Polish producers, suppliers, and contractors in the UAE. The investment is poised to generate fresh opportunities for local Polish producers, as stated by Pawel Kurtasz, Chairman of the Management Board of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency.A company statement emphasized that "the logistics center in Poland will play a pivotal role in advancing LuLu Group International's business in Central and Eastern Europe." This latest investment underscores the company's continued expansion, further solidifying its position as a major player in the global retail market.