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Clean Bill of Health for Poultry

by 5m Editor
29 September 2006, at 10:29am

SAUDI ARABIA - The winning of three internationally recognized awards recently by the Radwa Food Production Company for the quality of management and health secures its position as one of the safest poultry production facilities in the world.

After the recent scares over bird flu health and safety concerns have figured high on the buying public’s list of priorities. The awards will go a long way to allaying those fears.

“This is a tremendous achievement for us,” said Tarek Taher, president and CEO of the Aal Taher Group of Companies that owns the Radwa poultry farm. “We feel it recognizes both our company’s commitment to our efficiency of production, the health and welfare of our customers and the concern for the environment that underpins our way of approaching a very necessary food production facility.”

Poultry is a major source of protein in the Kingdom where the average per capita consumption is 38kg per annum. Hong Kong is still the world’s biggest consumer of poultry at 57.3 kg/capita per annum, followed by the US at 49.6 kg/capita and Kuwait at 41.1 kg/capita.

Source: Arab News

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