"Emirates Airlines" signs an agreement to provide "kosher" Jewish food
Emirates Aircraft Catering, a subsidiary of the Emirates Airlines Group, signed today, Thursday, at the company's headquarters in the UAE, a memorandum of understanding for a joint venture with “CCL Holding” owned by Ross Krill, head of the Jewish Council in the Emirates, to establish a kitchen specializing in the production of kosher foods. Halal food according to Jewish principles ».
The joint venture will be called "Kosher Arabia", and production is expected to start in January 2021.
Food production will be handled by the experienced culinary team at Emirates Aircraft Catering, while CCL Holding will provide certification and oversee production, including support for developing menus and food procurement.
Saeed Mohammed, CEO of Emirates Flight Catering Company, said: “For many years we have been providing kosher meals to our airline customers through an external supplier, and we have been monitoring global trends in kosher foods. And the region in general. "
On his part, CEO of "CCL Holding" Ross Krill said: "We have agreed to establish Kosher Arabia to provide kosher foods and meet the growing demand in the UAE, not only from the Jewish community here but from other consumers looking for healthy halal options. ".
On Tuesday, the UAE and Israel signed an agreement to normalize relations between them.