Hotpack Global

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Hotpack Global
IndustryFood Packaging Solutions
Founded1995; 27 years ago (1995)
Founder
  • Abdul Jebbar PB (Founder)
  • Zainudeen PB (Co founder)
HeadquartersDubai Investment Park 1, Dubai, UAE
Number of locations
13 (Countries) and 27 Branches, 48 Retail Showrooms
Area served
106 Countries
Key people
  • Abdul Jebbar P B (Founder & Group Managing Director)
  • Zainudeen PB (Cofounder, Group Executive Director & Group General Manager)
  • Anvar P B (Group Technical Director)
Products
  • Paper Cups
  • Paper Bags
  • Takeaway Containers
  • Cutleries
  • Aluminium Foils & Containers
  • Cling Film
  • Baking paper
  • Flexible packaging
  • Eco Friendly Baggase Table Wares
  • Facial Tissues
  • maxi Rolls
  • Hygiene Products
  • Ziplock Bags
  • Gloves
  • face Masks
  • Garbage bags
  • Paper Straws
Websitehotpackglobal.com

Hotpack Global is a UAE-based world-leading manufacturer of food packaging products with a presence in 27 locations across the Middle East, UK, North & South America, Australia and African countries. The company is best known for offering sustainability solutions in product development, which include eco-friendly plastic, paper, aluminum, and wooden products.[1]

Hotpack Global is also the winner of the Dubai Smart Industry Award 2020. It has also been certified as a "Verified Exporter" by Dubai Industries & Exports.[2]

History

Hotpack Global was founded in 1995 by Abdul Jebbar PB[3] and Zainudeen PB.[4] The company was first established as Majid Plastics as a trading company of disposable food packaging services later transformed as a backward integration strategy into an integrated manufacturing entity with the mission of manufacturing everything in the food packaging products portfolio. Its team continued to research the UAE market and launched the brand ‘Hotpack’ in the year 2000. The company was born with the objective of protecting the environment and minimizing the resources used in product development.[5]

Through its initiatives, Hotpack aims to minimise CO2 emissions and make our planet a better place. The company has over 3500 products in its portfolio and has expertise in making products from paper, plastic and aluminium. Hotpack also has 25,000 international brands as clients and 3,300 employees from 30 nationalities across 13 countries.

Hotpack Global has been certified with BRCGS AA+, SEDEX, ESMA, PEFC, FSC, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 22000: 2018, ISO 14001: 2015, and ISO 45001: 2018. Some of its major clients include Dubai Airports, Emirates, McDonald’s, Starbucks, KFC, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, IKEA, Carrefour, Pizza Hut, Baskin Robbins, CarreFour, Burger King, TradeLing, Amazon, SpiceJet and Qatar Airways.

Platform

Hotpack Global has its operations in 13 countries, which include UAE, Saudi, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, the UK, the USA, Morocco, Nigeria, and Australia, Malaysia, Spain and India. The company has 48 standalone retail centers across the MENA region and offers 3500+ specialty products which are not available in supermarkets. Also it has the largest online store with 3500+ products.

Hotpack exports its products to 106 countries.

Sustainability & Environment

From the outset, Hotpack has directed both its product range and Customer base towards a portfolio that are environmentally friendly and fulfill the acceptable role that disposable packaging has to play in the circular economy. To date, 96% of the Hotpack manufactured products are compostable, biodegradable or recyclable. This continued vision and focus was recently recognised with Hotpack appointed a finalist in the Gulf Sustainability Awards 2022.[6]

Services

Hotpack's disposable food packaging solutions[7] include environmentally friendly kraft boxes, trays, paper bags, paper cups, takeaway containers, aluminum foil, and flexible packaging products. The company’s ultra-modern PET extrusion plant produces recyclable bakery containers, salad bowls, juice cups, etc. Hotpack also specialises in the production of facial tissues, napkins, kitchen rolls, and toilet rolls under the brand "Soft n Cool." Company's portfolio includes 3500+ products that are 40% paper-based, 40% plastic-based, 10% aluminium-based, and 10% eco-based, including wood, bamboo, bagasse, and moulded pulp.

Partnerships and Agreements

Hotpack Global signed a terminal agreement with DP World to export its products through the Jebel Ali Port.[8] It also announced a regional expansion in Morocco,[9] joining hands with Retail Holding through its investment arm, Best Financiers.

Hotpack Global plans to invest $95 million over the next 10 years to build 10 biodegradable packaging plants in Malaysia,[10][11] becoming the first-ever factory in Southeast Asia.

Awards and Milestones

Hotpack Global has won several awards, including the Dubai Smart Industry Award 2020. Its Managing Director, Abdul Jebbar PB, was honored with the CEO for LIFE Award at ECI United Arab Emirates & Global Awards 2022.[12][13]

Hotpack Global is also certified as a `Verified Exporter’ by Dubai Industries & Exports.

Philanthropy

Hotpack Global’s "Happiness project “aims to foster work-life balance for employees.[14] It also caters to the policy of the UAE government on happiness initiatives. The company has also launched a support initiative worth AED 1.2 million, titled "Takkah", for women entrepreneurs in the UAE’s food service sector.[15] The project offers free food packaging products to small businesses and startups run by women entrepreneurs.

In the media

  

References

  1. "Gulf Food: Hotpack brings a wide range of sustainable packaging solutions to the marketplace". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  2. "Hotpack Packaging opens $27.2m facility in Dubai". bakeryandsnacks.com. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  3. East, Forbes Middle. "Abdul Jebbar P.B, Group Managing Director Of Hotpack Global: Leading The Pack". Forbes ME. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  4. East, Forbes Middle. "Zainudeen Beeravunni, Group Executive Director Of Hotpack Global : Unwrapping The Full Value Of Packaging". Forbes ME. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  5. Sadaqat, Rohma. "Hotpack opens UAE's largest outlet for disposable packaging products". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  6. "Gulf Sustainability Awards 2022 | Finalists Announced". gulfsustainabilityawards.com. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  7. "Revolutionizing Packaging Solutions". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  8. "Hotpack Global teams up with DP World". www.gulftoday.ae. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  9. Release, Press. "Hotpack grows its foothold in Morocco". www.zawya.com. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  10. Release, Press. "Hotpack Global to invest AED 350mln to build 10 biodegradable packaging plants in Malaysia". www.zawya.com. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  11. "UAE's Hotpack Global to invest $95m to build biodegradable packaging plants in Malaysia". Arab News. 24 April 2022. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  12. "Hotpack Group MD receives CEO for LIFE award". UAE News 24/7. 8 April 2022. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  13. "Business Excellence Awards: The winners' circle". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  14. Release, Press. "Hotpack launches 'Happy Fiesta' – employee engagement programme to foster work-life balance". www.zawya.com. Retrieved 6 September 2022.
  15. Release, Press. "International Women's Day: Hotpack launches AED 1.2mln worth support initiative for UAE's women entrepreneurs". www.zawya.com. Retrieved 6 September 2022.

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