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NADEC awarded ISO 22000 certification
2014/07/10

Riyadh, July 10th, 2014 - As part of its ongoing commitment to deliver the highest quality, nutritious food products across the Kingdom and the rest of the GCC, NADEC has worked with key industry experts to upgrade its factory and its food safety and quality management systems resulting in its being awarded the ISO 22000 certificate for food safety and hygiene.

Eng. Abdul Aziz Mohammad Al Babtain, Managing Director, NADEC, said: “NADEC is making every effort, at all levels, to deliver the best in terms of product quality and safety. We have recently introduced a number of high-performance technologies that simplify the production process, reduce processing time and minimize effort. Al Babtain also emphasized the company's vision and achievements will not stop at this point, “We will strive to achieve as many environmental, health and safety certificates as appropriate and in accordance with international standards to ensure we deliver on our vision for quality and safety. We will work with industry experts to implement global best practices in order to achieve this.”

He also added: “Regulatory actions implemented by NADEC, the professionalism of its employees and the successful delivery of development plans had helped to achieve the most prominent local and international certification and contributed to our being recognized on par with major international companies. Our observance of agricultural best practice has helped to preserve Saudi Arabia’s natural resources and support all phases of national development for more than 30 years.”

Established in 1981 by royal decree, NADEC is one of the leading food, dairy and beverage companies in the MENA region and uses the latest technology to ensure the highest quality standards are met. The company is required to perform over 4000 quality tests per day in order to comply with international quality standards.

Patrick Satamian, Chief Executive Officer NADEC Foods said: “We are absolutely committed to delivering the highest quality food products to our consumers and hygiene and food safety in every step of the process from procurement through manufacturing through to the retail outlet is a given. Significant investment has been committed on people, training, technologies and equipment to achieve our goal. The investment in Q-pulse software quality management system allows us to better manage and control our Quality and Food safety management systems. We have also made significant upgrades on our production process equipment to improve product hygiene and quality. This has helped in our achieving the ISO 22000 certification of which we are very proud.”

For more information please contact:

Wael Abdel Samad
Weber Shandwick - KSA
Mobile: + 966 504440079
E-mail: wael.samad@ws-mena.com

Basheer Al Najjar
Weber Shandwick - KSA
Mobile: + 966 550508921
E-mail: basheer.elnajjar@ws-mena.com