Zarzour was established in 1942 in Damascus,the oldest commercial capital in the world, in the oldest commercial market in the Middle East, the Medhat Basha Market.
The company’s founder, Mr. Mohamed Kamel Zarzour, was a veteran trader specializing in the import and export of food products.
His son, Mr. Mohamed Zarzour, led the business into the production and packaging of food products, spices in particular. Mr. Mohamed Zarzour specialized in the production of unique spice blends under the Zarzour trade name, that brand soon carved itself a prominent position amongst the leading Syrian spice brands.
The Zarzour brand name gained notoriety inside and outside the local market.
That notoriety was further bolstered after the introduction of the first ever ready and easy-to-use packed falafel powder mix (falafel is the most popular fast food in Syria and the region).
As Mr. Mohamed Zarzour’s businesses prospered for over 40 years at both commercial and industrial levels, there was a growing need for new blood and innovative ideas.
Mr. Zarzour’s sons, Kamel and Beshr joined the business and the trading company became family company known as Zarzour for Food Products company.
The company started expanding its business to include vacuum packed Turkish coffee as well as packed tea, rice and thyme.
It also started importing tuna and sardines and became the only Syrian company to import and distribute organic rice.
As the company grew, it's business covered all of Syria, most of the region and some foreign markets. Zarzour for Food Products will aim to expand its exports to reach all the Middle East the rest of the world.
Zarzour will aim to become the leading Syrian food manufacturing and packing company through the expansion of its product range and the development of its export business.
Zarzour is a Syrian food manufacturing and packing company offering local and regional clients a comprehensive range of high quality, competitively priced products.