LuLu Hypermarket, the leading hypermarket chain in the region, recently obtained the ISO 22000-2005 certification in food safety management its four outlets in Kuwait at Al Rai, Qurain, Dajeej and Salmiya.
Management from SGS Kuwait, part of the multinational SGS Group which is the world’s leading company for inspection, verification, testing and certification, handed over the ISO certificate to the higher management of LuLu Hypermarket, during a ceremony organized at its Al Rai outlet on 14 August. A large crowd of shoppers and well-wishers were on hand to witness the function.
This is a significant achievement for LuLu Hypermarket as it becomes the first hypermarket in Kuwait to be awarded this accreditation. The brand has consistently undertaken all measures needed to ensure the highest standards in the sourcing, storage, display and sale of their products.
The ISO 22000-2005 accreditation reiterates the hypermarket’s high standards in food safety management and its commitment to ensure that its various outlets have the ability to control food safety hazards and to provide consumers with foods that are of the best and safest quality.
The certification further demonstrates the hypermarket’s compliance with all regulatory requirements regarding food safety and efficient handling of food, and underlines the brand’s support for strong quality control in the food sector and the implementation of exemplary food management systems for the food industry.