We’re a family-run trading business that has grown to be one of the most prominent distributors of FMCG products in UAE, Oman and Qatar over the last 33 years.

Starting with commodities back in 1982, we’ve diversified from our humble beginnings as a foodstuff importer into household products, paper and a range of business services from warehousing and logistics to sales and marketing.

Over 33 years

of experience in

Dubai and Beyond

Alia is a prominent distributor of FMCG products in Dubai and the GCC.

About Us

Our current portfolio consists of over 200 unique items from 35 different manufactures and covers a diverse range of products like rice, cooking oils, pulses, dry foods, canned goods, cooking appliances & paper products.

We’ve assisted manufacturers to market their products to the international stage with our ever-growing distribution and infrastructure networks in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.


Started operation with Edible Oil, Spices and Pulses
First Agency of OKI Products
Introduction of in-house brand Royal Chef
Start of Garments Division
Purpose built warehouse in Ras Al Khor, Aweer
Re-organization with closure of Garments Division and cessation of Spice and Pulse commodities
Start of Household Division
First Agency for the HH division with Premier Brand
Agency for Lozano Brand Spain
Agency for Blue Cow Brand of F&N Industries Singapore
Construction of Modern Facilities in Al Quoz
Introduction of Ultra Brand
Expansion of existing facilities in Al Quoz
Start of Paper Division
Marketing Double A in Uganda
First Agency of Impression 2000 for India
Start of Marketing stationery products
First Customer meet held in Ethiopia for Copy Paper
Exhibited at Paperworld, Dubai
Marketing Double A in Algeria
Implemented a new ERP system for improving Efficiency
Awarded ISO 9001 by UKAS
Years in Operation
Exclusive Brands
Unique Products
Export Locations

Alia is a leading trader of rice, paper, household and protective products in the UAE.


We’re proud to be one of the largest importers and distributors of rice products from India, Pakistan and Thailand. We stock over 14 different qualities of Rice, Vegetable Oil products, Canned foods, Milk products, coffee and tea. We stock over 37 Brands of food products.


For over 2 Decades, we’ve developed business for one of the most popular brand in India, ‘Premier’ as exclusive distributors. We stock grinders, Mixers, Pressure cookers, Stainless Steel and Aluminium Utensils, Non-Stick appliances and other Home products. We also provide after sale service and spare parts for Premier and Ultra branded products.


The paper division, while the newest addition to our portfolio has been steadily growing for the last 8 years. We focus on marketing Manufacturer Brands and OEM Brands for customers. Photocopy paper and and Paper stationery are our mainstream products while we work with variety of Paper mills to provide a range of Specialty papers.We provide protective products like face masks, protective wear, hand sanitizers and other innovative products like Curtail to our clients in Europe,  Africa and GCC.

Alia offers services like logistics, transportation, sales and distribution.


Since 1997, we’ve actively sought additional means to add value to our clients, partners and the brands that we carry. A key component of that strategy has been to expand and diversity our range of tertiary services such as logistics, transportation, sales and distribution.

Alia provides the following services:

Warehousing & Logistics

We currently own and manage over 300,000 Sq/ft of storage space in total, of which over 200,000 sq/ft are leased out to our partner companies and clients. Our experienced WHL (warehousing & Logistics) teams ensure top-tier management and control to keep our storage and distribution efficient, and agile. Should our clients need it, we also provide transportation and port clearing services.

Rice Processing and Packaging

With our long-standing history in trading, marketing, branding, promoting and selling all kinds of rice in over 11 different markets, we’ve established our own rice packaging facilities in Dubai. These facilities have greatly served to increase our efficiency as well as allow us to take maintain strict quality of our rice. Our services are available to importers of rice locally, and at an affordable price.

Product Marketing

With over 35 years experience in the Asian, Middle Eastern and African markets, we possess the contacts, know-how, logistics, sales and distribution infrastructure to elevate your brand to an international level.

We act as a gateway to a wide clientele across the Middle East, South East Asia, The Indian Subcontinent, the Americas and Europe.


Alia Mohammed Trading Co LLC
1, Rashid Al Yateem Bldg, Al Ras, Deira
Opp Al Ras Metro, Al Ahmadiyah Street
P O. Box 24770, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel: +971 (04) 22 56 333

General Email: eim@aliamohd.com

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Alia stocks over 14 different qualities of rice, 6 Brands of vegetable oil products, 2 Brands of canned foods, milk products, coffee and tea.