Gulf Trading and Refrigerating Company (GTRC), was established in the early 1950s, and is recognized as a major FMCG distributor in Kuwait. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alghanim Industries. Over the years, GTRC has built itself into a well-established organization, handling products in food and non-food categories including, but not limited to, hygiene, oral care, lighting, oil, rice, spices, dairy, confectionary, ice-cream and beverages. GTRC proudly represents various blue chip multi-national companies such as Mars Wrigley, Colgate-Palmolive, Philips, Beesline, Costa, JDE (L'or, Maxwell House, Illy coffee), Panzani, Hain Celestial Group, LT Food and Pet Food with more than 100 brands in its portfolio.
GTRC has a leading market share in categories covering Chocolate, Biscuit & wafer, Sugar candy, Cheese, Spices & pulses, Pasta & sauces, Powdered drinks, Olive oil, Rice, Coffee, Bulbs lighting, Oral care, Personal care, Skin care and Pet food.