facebook google-plus instagram linkedin twitter youtube arrow arrow-up calendar Capital chart download hub kfh-shape live-stream map menu Office print Search Servers share Trucks
June 2020

GWC Celebrates World Food Safety Day

GWC, leading logistics provider in the State of Qatar, has celebrated World Food Safety Day. The 2020 edition was held on June 7, 2020, under the theme: “Food safety, everyone’s business”, and the action-oriented campaign promoted global food safety awareness for both public and private sector providers alike.

“As a leading provider of logistics and supply chain solutions in the State of Qatar, offering high quality warehousing and distribution services, we are always seeking ways to provide the highest level of quality services to our clients,” said Group CEO Mr. Ranjeev Menon. “The food security efforts done by Qatar are very visible and gaining every support from the government, especially since the siege in 2017 and with the fight against Coronavirus: food security is paramount to our priorities, and that entails following the best practices in food safety systems.”

GWC has long been a champion of quality system, including those for food safety, with one of its two first ISO certifications being for food safety systems, most recently updated to its latest iteration, the ISO 22000:2018. This dedication to quality in food storage and distribution has led to it being trusted by remarkable retail and food distribution outlets in the country, and made GWC the provider of choice for cold chain logistics in times of economic prosperity and during crises where the company played a major role in the food supply chain in the early days of the blockade and COVID-19 outbreak in Qatar.

This year’s activities focused on the shared responsibility for food safety between countries and the entire supply chain, highlighting the role everyone plays from farm to table to ensure the food we consume is safe to eat. By celebrating the World Food Safety Day, GWC joins the World Health Organization (WHO) in pursuing food safety in the public agenda to reduce the burden of foodborne diseases globally.

“We need every link on the supply chain to take action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, and sustainable development,” added GWC Group CEO Mr. Ranjeev Menon. “GWC holds quality, health, safety, security, and environment as its biggest priority, and nowhere is that more fundamental and needed than when dealing with food stores and supplies.”

This year’s World Food Safety Day is the second edition of the event, with the first celebration held in 2019 under the umbrella of “The Future of Food Safety” under the auspices of WHO, and in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Filter by year
October 11, 2021
GWC showcases world-class infrastructure and readiness for FIFA World Cup™ as UPS visits logistics facilities
1 month
Logistics Role Enabling Qatar’s MSME Sector
2 months
GWC reports H1 2021 financial results
3 months
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Regional Supporter GWC marks 500-day countdown
4 months
GWC Celebrates World Food Safety Day
4 months
College of Science and Engineering at HBKU and GWC Undertake a Collaboration on Research and Development
5 months
Farm to Kitchen Logistics: World Class Food Safety from Origin to Destination.
6 months
Rely on logistics expertise to deliver lifesaving COVID-19 vaccines safely and efficiently
8 months
Museum Logistics – For GWC it’s a Fine Art
9 months
Driving the last mile for food security for Qatar
10 months
Scoring a Goal with Reverse Logistics
10 months
Bigger, better & bolder