Al Meera awarded ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management System Certification

Doha-Qatar – September 2020: BSI has awarded Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C.) ISO 22000:2018 certification for its food safety management system. The ISO handover ceremony was held on Tuesday, where British Ambassador to Qatar, Jon Wilks, presented the award to Al Meera CEO Yousef Ali Al Obaidan.

The certification recognises Al Meera’s robust food safety programme for its food control operations and safety standards in ensuring that all products placed on the shelf are absolutely safe for shoppers.

The ISO 22000:2018 is a global standard setting out the requirements of a food safety management system. It is used by organisations around the world to manage food safety by providing a consistent and objective standard which outlines quality and safety for companies and consumers.

Congratulating Al Meera on its achievement, Ambassador Jon Wilks stated:

“As the country’s national retailer, Al Meera continues to set new standards in the industry, providing the freshest products with quality and dedication to customers at all its locations with care, trust, and convenience. I congratulate them on their achievement.”

On receiving the new certification, Al Meera commented:

“This is a significant milestone for Al Meera. The ISO certification gives us a competitive edge in the industry as we continue to offer world-class standard and quality products at our stores. Moreover, it is testament to our efforts in providing nothing but the best to our customers.”

Today, Al Meera operates the largest network of retail stores in the country serving customers daily needs. With an aim to provide quality products at competitive prices, and in keeping the safety of customers at the forefront of its mission, Al Meera constantly looks for ways to enhance customers’ shopping experience. The new ISO certification is another leap in the retailers’ efforts toward implementing the highest standards across all its operations geared towards its customers’ satisfaction.