Quality to increase imports of food & consumer goods

 08 Jun 2017 - 8:37

Quality to increase imports of food & consumer goods
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The Peninsula

Quality Group has decided to increase the direct import of food and consumer goods, from different regions of Asia, Europe and the Far East. 

The move is to import different variety of fruits, vegetable, cereals, raw food, meat, egg, chicken, meat and other consumer goods from different countries and also to assure the smooth and uninterrupted supply of products through the retail outlets in the country.

"We have a plan to increase our food imports especially in fresh food like vegetables, fruits, sea food and poultry products from the producers in Asia, Europe and the Far East countries," Shamsudheen Olakara, Chairman of the Group said in a statement. 

"The market situation in Qatar is normal and prices are fluctuating within the stable limit. We can assure our customers the smooth and uninterrupted supply of most food items for a two-three months period with our present self-sufficient stock," he said. 

"Qatar Foods, Quality Fruits & Vegetables, Middle East Importers, Quality Foods & Services, our wholesale divisions are also ready to serve the people with sufficient products for the coming months through increased direct import," Olakara added. 

The import of food and other necessities to Qatar, will progress as usual. All stringent measures to ensure the safety of imported fruits, vegetables and other food items are also being taken, he said in the statement.