"Mena Market Research Dairy"
وجهة نظر اقتصادية السيادة االقتصادية والسيطرة على المىارد الىطنية تتهخص مكىواث انسيادة في تقرير انمصير انسياسي، وانسيادة االقتصاديت، وانسيطرة عهى انحذود، وانتركيز عهى مبذأ انىطىيت انمىجذ نهسيادة االقتصاديت، واالكتفاء انذاتي مه انغذاء وانماء، واالستقالل في انطاقت، وانذفاع انذاتي عه حق تقرير انمصير. إن مفهىو «تآكم انسيادة االقتصاديت أو وهايتها»، هى في واقع األمر وتاج انمعامهت غير انعادنت نهبهذان انىاميت مه جاوب انبهذان انمتقذمت، ونجىء هذي األخيرة انى اعتماد انمعايير انمزدوجت .في انشؤون االقتصاديت - 60/60/11// الحياة كمال القيسي 6002 MEFOSA 1 Arab Quality and Food Safety Conference Improving Food Safety in The Arab World MEFOSA (Case Study) Presented by Atef Wafic Idriss MEFOSA 2006 2 Arab Foods in International Trade The MENA Region has good export potential for processed food products, they are constrained by high trade barriers in many developed countries For instance, from January to June 2001, 27% of food exports from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria to the United States were rejected by the USFDA due to non-compliance with the U.S. safety measures (filth, microbiological contamination, greater than permitted levels of pesticide residues or food additives) and 58% due to labeling problems MEFOSA 2006 3 Foodborne Disease in the Middle East Limited surveillance information Egypt periodic reports on outbreaks; tourist illnesses rarely documented Some outbreaks Local, e.g., a cake with Salmonella Typhi in Saudi Arabia; botulism in Egypt from uneviscerated fish, US forces with locally provided boxed lunches (undetermined agent) Specific studies School meals in Bahrain Echinococcosis in Palestinian Arabs: Christian, Druze and Muslims (dogs as a source) Microbial counts of seafood in Saudi Arabia MEFOSA 2006 4 Microbial Foodborne Pathogens Pathogen Implicated Foods Disease Bacillus cereus Rice, vegetables, meat Mild vomiting and diarrhea Clostridium Stews, chili, etc. (anaerobic) Cramps, diarrhea perfringens Staphylococcus Meat (ham), dairy, foods, pasta Vomiting, cramps and aureus diarrhea Salmonella Eggs, meat, fruit, juices, spices, Moderate GI symptoms chocolate, etc. Campylobacter Chicken, meat More severe GI symptoms with bloody diarrhea E. coli O157:H7 Ground beef, juices, sprouts, Severe colon lining and water, etc. kidney damage Listeria RTE foods, e.g., deli meats, GI symptoms, meningitis, monocytogenes smoked fish, soft cheese, etc. death Clostridium Improperly canned/bottled food Paralysis and GI symptoms, botulinum (anaerobic) death MEFOSA 2006 5 MEFOSA 2006 6 Surveillance Weaknesses in Many Countries Outdated food laws, standards and regulations No centralized approach or coordination among departments and agencies to food control with jurisdictional confusion and overlap Lack of adequately trained personnel Limited capacity for food control laboratories Food industry is familiar with terms like GMPs, GHPs and HACCP systems but has not ability or will to do these MEFOSA 2006 7 Surveillance Weaknesses in Some Countries Countries cannot compete effectively in the export market to be in compliance with the SPS agreement Conflict between public health objectives and facilitation of trade and industry development Limited opportunities for appropriate scientific inputs in decision-making processes MEFOSA 2006 8 Food Safety Consultancy Food Safety, Food Hygiene, Food Traceability, as for the new EU directives and laws. Food Safety Audits and Training to national and international food related requirements: HACCP, GMP and Food borne Illness. Good Manufacturing Practices (21 CFR 100). HACCP Implementation Sanitation/GMP Audits: Sanitation and Handling practices. To conduct an independent audit using 21 CFR 110 as a guide. General EFSA/EU and FDA/USA Compliance Audits: To comply with FDA, USDA and EFSA regulations regarding acceptable equipment and Networking, Communication within companies (ERP solutions) and address supply chains sterilization practices. MEFOSA 2006 9 Agribusiness Consultancy Agricultural primary production, included horticulture Forestry Fisheries (maritime and fresh water) and aquaculture (incl. health) Land management (land reform, land use planning and farm restructuring) Rural infrastructure incl. irrigation and drainage Equipment definition (agriculture equipment, laboratories...) Crop protection and disease control Animal production and health Conservation, storage, processing and packaging Agricultural production and marketing groups (inclusive of co- operatives, filiére, marketing boards, etc…) Food/ Agricultural Traceability Services Rural extension services MEFOSA 2006 10 Agro Industrial Consultancy HACCP Built by design Electro-Mechanical Design Electro-Mechanical Maintenance for Plants Plant Process Reengineering, Restructuring and Work Flow according to International Standards and Food Safety regulations Our Clients: Food Processing establishments -Hospitals -Restaurants -Buildings, schools & Universities -Supermarkets -Specialized industries: Water treatment, boilers, Grease traps, drains, Septic systems treatment, water decontamination and Odour control. MEFOSA 2006 11 Market Access E-commerce Site MEFOSA 2006 12 Market Access E-commerce Site The portal allows an access to the major food products from different Arab and Lebanese geographical indications. It provides Information Source for the Lebanese Food Industry. The portal includes comprehensive e-business services which help the portal members buy, sell, and market more efficiently with an economical and efficient way of sourcing and transacting business throughout the world. Food industry portal providing each member with a private marketplace to trade in a secure, neutral e- commerce platform. MEFOSA 2006 13 AGRIPOLE : Agro-Economic and Food Safety SME Incubator 80% delivering of Incubation services with business hosting facilities, it will operate as an INCUBATOR CENTRE and Business Accelerator 20% delivering of Business Support Services and Business Development Services for SMEs, it will operate as a BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (BDC) Generating successful companies and accelerating the growth and success of entrepreneurial companies by providing them with a comprehensive and integrated range of business support resources and services, including (incubator space, business support services, and clustering and networking opportunities) that after “graduating” will leave the program financially viable and freestanding”. 14 MEFOSA 2006 AGRIPOLE : Agro-Economic and Food Safety SME Incubator To contribute to the economic growth of the Beirut and Mount Lebanon country, by supporting the Agro- Economy Sector. Creating New Jobs: 1. By providing fresh graduates and executives with a fighting chance to set up and start their own companies and in turn provide openings for other professionals. 2.By providing new Job opportunities to young professionals and preventing them from seeking careers abroad. MEFOSA 2006 15 IT Services and Process Control Provide integrated solutions for the commercial, industrial companies, and specialized retail. Front Office and IT solution provider (networking, backup engines, security engines, disaster backup, advanced servers, and paper less and archiving solutions. Back Office & Business Integration ERP consulting provider solution for small to medium companies with flexibility in licensing (one license for multiple sister companies) with discounts on implementations on the several locations. Try our leasing program procedure for the ERP solution for the medium companies in addition to yearly maintenance contract. HACCP, Traceability and ISO software. MEFOSA 2006 16 Trading and Commercial Services From Lebanon Export (foods) Marketing services Exhibitions services Market survey Open new market Private label Int. Supermarket orders (private & special foods). MEFOSA 2006 17 Trading and Commercial Services Investing Consultants in Food Industry and Marketing Consulting Services List the consulting services you wish to offer our clients. Marketing case studies for several regional and international markets. MEFOSA 2006 18 MEFOSA 2006 19 MEFOSA 2006 20 Food Prevention Systems: DECAGON Manufacturers of Biophysical Instrumentation Water Activity meters Thermal properties meters Plant research products Soil research products Soil moisture monitoring MEFOSA 2006 21 Managerial Sales & Marketing Seminars: Balanced Scorecard Team Building E-Commerce Time Management E-Management Customer Care, Customer Eye Management Service Human Resources CRM – Customer Management Relationship Management International Standards ECR – Efficient Consumer Organization ISO 9000 Response Managerial Excellence Fundamental Selling Process Management & Techniques Reengineering One to One Marketing SCM – Supply Chain Situational Selling Management Situational Service MEFOSA 2006 22 MEFOSA’s Comparative Advantages Our Professionalism Number of years of experience in this field Our Achievements which build on our Good Will, and reputation in the Food Industry Our Tailor Made Response to your Needs. Personalized Intervention (we are always available to listen to your objectives, to install a tailor made program adapted to your particular needs). MEFOSA 2006 23 MEFOSA’s Business Values Shared Knowledge with Stakeholders (personnel, customers, suppliers, and partners). Customer Satisfaction. Continuous Improvement. Ethical competition with competitors Commitment & Loyalty to Stakeholders. Client-focused business with a consumer focus. MEFOSA 2006 24 Projects Supported by the European Commission in Lebanon EU Industrial Modernization Project (ELCIM) EU Quality Project (Food Quality Committee) Strengthening Quality Management, Capabilities and Infrastructure in Lebanon (QUALEB ) Project No. EuropeAid/119802/D/SV/LB/4800/3 (ADP Project) MEFOSA 2006 25 Our Associations and Partners L A M A MEFOSA 2006 26 Contact Details Phone 00961 1 34 31 41 00961 3 32 99 66 FA X 00961 1 73 99 86 Mail firstname.lastname@example.org Site www.mefosa.com Address 126 Sourati St., Lions Bldg # 301 Hamra, Beirut 1103-2120, Lebanon MEFOSA 2006 27