Dh300m meat processing plant to be set up in Al Ain

(MENAFN – Khaleej Times) Abu Dhabi would have one of the largest meat
and seafood processing factory in the Middle East, which is being
established with an investment of Dh300 million.

The retail
major Emke Group 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 metric tonnes per annum, in the first
phase with scope for further enhancement in the second phase.

facility will have two production lines for chicken and frozen
convenience meat products and separate line for seafood processing.

The construction work will start next months, and the commercial production will commence in 18-months.

MA, managing director of EMKE Group and Arne Lolholm Jensen, director
of Rose Poultry A/S of Denmark, yesterday signed an MOU to this effect.

Youseffali MA told reporters that the Emke Group is one of the
leading processed meat manufacturers which is running five units in
India. “This is our first such venture in the UAE and tie up with ROSE,
a known brand will benefit consumers.He said that ROSE follow the most
stringent quality control practices.

The project, which will
manufacture Halal meat, will be operating as per the certification
standards of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCAP) in the
production of value added meat products from chicken, beef, lamb and

“Being a UAE based company we know the importance of
keeping the high image of this great country and we are leaving no
stones unturned to make this a model production facility which will not
only cater to the UAE markets but also to the entire GCC countries”
added Yusuffali.

Arne Lolholm Jensen of ROSE Poultry this
project will bring new technology in the business and will further
strengthen company’s market share in this region. “Technically this
will be a state- of- the- art facility where each packed product can be
tracked back to the farm where the chicken or lamb was grown,” said
Arne Lolholm Jensen of Rose Poultry.