Boecker, the Public Health reference in the Middle East, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA), Government of Sharjah to enhance food safety programmes.
Under this MoU, Boecker has been appointed as the service provider for training and consultancy services for food industries coming from the desire of HFZA. Boecker will advise companies on the highest standards in food safety, health and hygiene related regulations, and practices in the food industry. Boecker will be working hand in hand with food establishments to apply food safety programmes for Hamriyah Free Zone Food processing companies in an effective and efficient way to comply with the laws, codes, rules, and regulations in the food industry. In addition, Boecker certified consultants will provide trainings to HFZA food workers and assure their compliance with Sharjah Municipality, Dubai Municipality, and Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority standards.
The signing ceremony was attended by Abdulhadi Chalak, UAE country manager, Boecker and Rakesh Ranjan, the chief development officer of Hamriyah Free Zone.
Hamriyah Free Zone Authority is one of the fastest growing free zones in the Middle East with a current strength of more than 6,000 investing companies. It is now fostering food related companies for their commercial and manufacturing ventures, one of the focused business activities in Hamriyah Free Zone.
Boecker is the Middle East largest public health company, providing a holistic range of products and services in pest management, food safety, biosecurity, and health and safety across the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Qatar, Jordan, and Kuwait. Its food safety services cover both consultancy and trainings approved by the Royal Society for Public Health – RSPH registered centres. The food safety consultancy services look into the delicate aspects of building safe food systems such as HACCP, ISO22000, and BRC, as well as Boecker signature Q-Platinum Award certification that has been tailored to meet the needs of small to medium food establishments, a certification assured by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) UK.