Since 1940, DAWOOD EXPORTS PTE LTD (DEPL) has procured and distributed a milieu of quality European grocery lines throughout South East Asia. Offering an extensive variety of products, the company enjoys a very loyal following for its products. The product range consists of Italian pasta, olive oil, tomatoes, mineral water, pasta sauces, olives, herb teas, Italian cheeses, coffee and coffee machines, just to name some. In addition, Dawood Exports has exclusive rights for Italy’s leading household brands such as Barilla, Cirio, Riso Gallo, San Benedetto, Segafredo Zanetti and Carapelli.
Dawood’s product range comprises of two distinct lines — Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Gourmet Product range. The FMCG products are distributed locally in more than 400 supermarket outlets such as NTUC, Cold Storage, Carrefour, Giant as well as various independent stores. Dawood is also the market leaders in pasta (Barilla), tomato (Cirio) as well as the second largest selling Italian mineral water in Singapore and also caters to about 500 institutional buyers who rank among the head honchos in the foodservice market. On top of distributing its wide range of gourmet products to selected outlets of mega supermarkets such as Cold Storage, NTUC and Carrefour, these gourmet products are also distributed to most five star hotels and airline hospitality lounges. The company also plays a huge role in the Italian community in Singapore by providing home deliveries of specialty groceries which are not found in the supermarkets.
In Singapore, Dawood Exports acts as a one stop trusted supplier for all Italian and European product ranges. At the same time, it constantly and actively seeks to broaden its product ranges both in its retail (modern trades) as well as foodservice outlets. The ever-increasing product offering as well as excellent market share has made Dawood Exports one of the most relevant Small Medium Enterprise (SME) in the F&B scene today.