The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) is taking part in the tenth edition of SIAL Middle East, the food and hospitality exhibition which is running from 9th to 11th December 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
Speaking on QCC’s participation, Eng. Abdulla Hassan Al Muaini, Executive Director of the Council’s Central Testing Laboratory, said: “SIAL is one of the most important food and hospitality exhibitions region-wide, as it offers the Council an opportunity to meet its strategic partners in the field. The exhibition also provides us with a chance to introduce the Council’s role in the quality infrastructure of Abu Dhabi to public consumers, as well as the Council’s services provided to its partners and operators in both public and private sectors.”
Al Muaini added: “Our participation in SIAL Middle East 2019 comes as part of the Council's ongoing efforts to achieve its vision of improving the quality infrastructure and contributing to empowering the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at a global level. This, in turn, enhances QCC’s mission to develop an infrastructure that promotes a culture of quality, industrial development, competitiveness and consumer safety, in line with the objectives set by Abu Dhabi's plans to build a sustainable and globally competitive economy.”
During its participation in the SIAL Middle East 2019, the QCC will showcase the various services provided by the CTL, with an emphasis on its skills and efficiency in testing in the fields of food, water, environment, agriculture, packaging materials, and food contact materials, in addition to research, studies, consultations, and specialised training services. The Council will also review the opportunities it offers to manufacturers in the food and hospitality fields to verify the validity of their export products or their products for the local market, and will also review the technologies used in its food testing laboratories.
The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council was established in 2009 to raise the quality of the emirate’s exports and locally traded products while protecting the interests of consumers and supporting the UAE’s competitive economy. QCC empowers regulators to establish and implement product safety, metrology, and conformity schemes. The Council also sets guidelines and benchmarks to verify that products manufactured and traded in Abu Dhabi conform to the highest quality standards.