The move follows the significant expansion of the airline catering provider's service portfolio, which, according to Chairman and CEO David Siegel, now ranges "from cuisine to cabin cleaning to sophisticated supply chain management and everything in between." In addition to Gate Gourmet, gategroup includes Supplair (food services), Pourshins (procurement and supply chain solutions), deSter (food contact items), potmstudios (packaging and industrial design), Harmony (comfort items), eGate
Solutions (business applications), Performa (product and branding design), Elan (recruiting, training and contracting services for cabin staff), Gate Aviation (aviation cleaning and management) and Gate Safe (catering, cargo security, inspection and validation).
Taiwan passport holders are now eligible to clear immigration via the eGate
automatic border control systems at both of Rome's airports, making Taiwan one of only eight countries in the world outside the EU afforded this special privilege.