Saif Al Shara, Assistant Below-Secretary for the Sustainable Communities Sector and Acting Assistant Below-Secretary for the Meals Differ Sector at MoCCAE, said, “Enabling food products to compete in native and world markets is a priority that we purpose to discover in collaboration with our strategic companions from the public and non-public sectors. In this context, the Ministry has issued efficient legislation and continues to roll out defend watch over processes to originate sure our food products meet the newest world safety standards. We liaise with our counterparts in every target market to cherish their import and health requirements, and personal plans to guarantee compliance of our food products.”
He added, “With 4,500 heaps produced every year, camel milk and its products are among the many UAE’s signature foods. They are in excessive demand domestically, and owing to Al Ain Farms and Emirates Industry for Camel Milk and Merchandise (EICMP) – the producer of the well-liked camel milk impress Camelicious, they’re making inroads into regional and global markets. This requires continuous apply-up with the concerned authorities, reminiscent of the European Commission, to defend up to now with the import requirements and abet native producers meet them.”
At some stage in Q1 2021, MoCCAE labored with Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Meals Security Authority, Dubai Municipality, Al Ain Farms, and EICMP to real the approval of the European Commission for the UAE’s Camel Milk Residue Monitoring Thought. This included overseeing the two manufacturers’ compliance with import requirements and submitting annual reviews of residue percentages to the Commission.
Al Ain Farms and EICMP discover undertaken motion plans to alter to related legislation, which MoCCAE said has helped camel milk enter contemporary markets. The 2 manufacturers’ products had been licensed for export to the US and Canada.
Currently, MoCCAE, along with food defend watch over authorities and the two manufacturers, is liaising with Chinese language authorities to construct acclaim for exporting UAE camel milk and its products to China.