News update:Jul 7, 2008

Abu Dhabi home to new poultry and meat processing plant

One of the largest meat and seafood processing factories in the Middle East is being constructed in Abu Dhabi, with an investment of Dh300 mln (€51 mln).

The retail Emke Group is is establishing the joint venture project in collaboration with Denmark's Rose Poultry, to be located at the Al Ain Industrial City.
Once completed, the project will have an initial manufacturing capacity of 10,000 mt per year with scope for further enhancement in the second phase.
The facility will have two production lines for chicken and frozen convenience meat products and separate line for seafood processing.
It is reported that commercial production will commence in 18-months.
The project, which will manufacture Halal meat, will be operating as per the certification standards of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) in the production of value added meat products from chicken, beef, lamb and seafood.
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