Giza Seeds & Herbs is the largest & fastest-growing exporter of premium spices, herbs, and seeds out of Egypt. Giza has been a global market leader for Egyptian items for almost 90 years. We provide an integrated value chain that includes sourcing, cleaning, processing, sterilizing and packaging spices as well as managing excellent aftermarket services to our customers offering the most reliable organic & non-organic spices’ solutions across many countries.
Our solutions serve a full range of culinary and medicinal applications and are ready to be served to the final users. We offer fully traceable products via our extensively controlled value chain managed by more than 250 on-ground spice experts organized around our agronomy, in-house processing & sterilization, and quality control laboratories. Giza aims to continue its journey and become the most dominant supplier in this region, maintaining its focus on premium spices and expanding its footprint as a one-stop-shop for all adjacent food ingredients.
Mostafa has been leading Giza as its GM and now CEO. He launched a company-wide transformation across all supporting functions and led several key initiatives to drive company growth, improve operational reliability, scale up contract farming to secure quality supply, build a strong leadership bench, and institutionalize the business overall. Mostafa is a recognized leader in the global seeds and herbs industry, holding numerous talks and participating in panels at global spice and food ingredient conventions. He has also served on the board of the American Spice Trade Association since 2019. Prior to joining Giza, Mostafa worked as a consulting manager McKinsey & Company in Germany and the Middle East. He holds a BSc and MSc from Technische Universität Darmstadt, and an MBA with distinction from INSEAD.
Seif oversees Commercial, Supply Chain and Growth & M&A. Seif has 10+ years of experience in business transformations – and together with Mostafa (Giza’s CEO), they have been successful in doubling Giza’s business in the last 5 years. Seif focused on acquiring strategic business partnerships and diversifying the offering and client base. He also played a vital role in establishing function & process accountabilities. Prior to Giza Seif was a consulting manager at Bain & Company focusing on private equity projects and post-merger integrations in Europe and the Middle East. He holds a BSc and MSc from Technische Universität Darmstadt.
Sherif is a very experienced FMCG expert having served organizations such as Americana, SAVOLA and WADI group. He is focused on the transformation of operations. Sherif earned his BSc in Chemistry from Mansoura University and his MBA/Supply Chain from Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport.
Abdelfattah is responsible for the quality, food safety, and safety of Giza’s sites and farms. He has multiple years of experience in quality and safety in Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, and Oil & Gas. Abdelfatah graduated from the Faculty of Science and obtained a technical diploma in Total Quality Management from AUC.
Aly manages our commercial front. He has expanded our client base developing new business in US and Europe. Previously, he had gained experience in agricultural trade and F&B industries in Canada. Aly earned his B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University.
Yossra is a seasoned expert in the seed and herbs industry. She joined Giza in 2005. She is dedicated to building strong relationships with key customers and is very known for her very high service level and outstanding rating level. She is particularly focused on EMEA and Asia. Yossra studied English Language and Literature and has a BA at El-Alssun Faculty, Ain Shams University.
Omnia is responsible for servicing some of Giza’s accounts in the US. She has gained some previous experience in sales & account management across different segments. Omnia works with the BD Manager to expand our client base. Omnia earned her BA in English Language and Literature at El-Alssun Faculty, Ain Shams University.
Omar is most focused on Giza’s business in the US, helping us land some remarkable new client relationships and record deals. He has previous experience in sales & account management. Omar earned his BEng in Industrial Mechatronics from Ain Shams University.
Sara is focused on managing strategic and organic accounts, which has significant growth recently. Sara has previous experience in sales & account management in different industries mainly telecommunications. She earned her BA in Mass Communications from Cairo University.
Giza is the market leading exporter of premium spices out of Egypt