Darigold Inc., Seattle, Wash., announced plans to open a sales office in Dubai to enhance customer service and integration with customers across the Middle East and Africa. Benoy Kondoor joined as sales director – Middle East and Africa.

“We’re excited to open our office in Dubai, as we recognize the Middle East and Africa as an opportunity to expand our capabilities,” says Jonathan Spurway, leader of Darigold’s ingredients business. “Direct relationships are critical to serving customers. Through true insights and a deep understanding of their business, we can better deliver excellent service and quality, as well as what our customers want and need.”

“As the company continues to create direct sales, service and distribution networks, Darigold is focusing on providing solutions tailored for customer- and country-specific needs,” says Ashwini Law, vice president of international business. “Our expanded team will help Darigold to provide Northwest dairy products’ unique sustainability, quality, nutrition and taste to the world.”

Darigold does business in Dubai as Darigold FZE.