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Posted On: 26 November 2019 09:35 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:21 pm

QACC first organisation to meet highest food safety standards

Sumaica Asad
Sumaica Asad
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Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) announced that it is the first organization in the world to achieve ISO22000:2018 certification from Bureau Veritas with UKAS accreditation, confirming QACCs Food Safety Management System meets the highest standards.

QACC was already conforming to the previous version of the standard ISO 22000:2005 and has been working diligently with Bureau Veritas for the past 11 months to ensure compliance with the new standard.

QACC Senior Vice President Michael Winner, said: "At QACC we have an unrelenting commitment to excellence in everything we do, ensuring the customers we supply receive the freshest, highest quality meals. We prepare every meal as if we were preparing it for a member of our family.

"As a part of the Qatar Airways Group we are used to setting the standard for the industry. This includes establishing benchmarks for the highest standards in food safety."

Launched in August 2002, QACC is the sole company exclusively providing catering for Qatar Airways, international airlines, Hamad International Airport (HIA) premium lounges, Amiri and VIP flights of HIA. Spanning an extraordinary 69,000 square meters, QACC is one of the worlds largest self-contained catering facilities.

Led by an award-winning catering team, QACC delivers premium in-flight and lounge catering services seamlessly to passengers traveling around the world. Today, QACC currently prepares an average of 175,000 meals and 60 international cuisines per day in its state-of-the-art kitchen and bakery from HIA.

Source: QNA
Image credit: Bureau Veritas