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Pick only high-quality fruits and vegetables for Qatar, importers told

  • Mar 07, 2021
  • Author: QT-Online
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Doha
All importers must choose high-quality fresh fruits and vegetables for the consignments to Qatar, in line with the quality requirements and specifications, and approved GSO Standard, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment has said.
“As part of the efforts of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) to enhance the quality of locally consumed fruit and vegetables, which is one of the key food security standard, MME has rolled out a number of promotion programmes recently, with a view to improve the national fruit and vegetable production and implement relevant standard specifications, elevating it to the premium-quality of imported fruit and vegetable items,” the MME said in a statement.
“To further enhance food security and fulfil the needs and aspirations of consumers; officials at MME and the Food Safety Department of the Ministry of Public Health monitor the quality and safety of fresh vegetables and fruits imported to Qatar. Accordingly, the Ministry of Municipality and Public Health calls upon all importers of fresh fruit and vegetables to import high quality fresh fruit and vegetables, in line with the quality requirements and specifications, according to the relevant approved GS0 Standard.”