UK: Halal Meat Training Academy Opens in Norfolk

A New Halal Meat Training Academy & Product Development Centre is now fully operational & open for business at the European Halal Food Park in Banham, Norfolk.

The Halal Meat Academy, is the first of its kind in the UK, and is perfectly located to offer specialised training courses and workshops for all sectors of the Meat Industry.

The training academy has full access to a fully operational Abattoir, Cutting Plant, Catering Butchery and Further processing facility, which is ideal for the delivery of on the Job training for Slaughtermen, Butchers & Boners.

The Halal Meat Academy also has a dedicated unit managed by NPD Services which can offer Product development facilities for NPD work and factory trials.

NPD Services have been successful in gaining the contract for delivering the training courses for the Halal Meat Academy, which includes Animal Welfare, HACCP Awareness, and the full range of courses accredited by FDQ, CIEH & IOSH.

William Innes, Managing Director at Simply Halal Sales Ltd who’s company operates the Abattoir on site at the European Halal Food Park, stated it is fantastic to have access to a dedicated facility & technical support like this on the Halal Food Park, we have already reaped the benefits from NPD Services and the training academy, with all our staff  being trained in Animal Welfare & HACCP Awareness which was essential in helping us train both existing & new operatives in the skills required to help the business to progress and grow and gain BRC Accreditation.

The Halal Meat Academy, will be offering a number of butchery workshops commencing in April, which are focussed for the Halal butcher,  allowing the butchers to learn more about the advantages of adding value and better utilisation of Beef & Mutton Cuts to help ensure that they are optimising carcass yields, improve product quality and product profitability for the Halal market.

If anybody would like any further information on what the course or what services the Halal Meat Academy can offer, please email .