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Seven more Paraguayan meat processing plants will be able to export meat to Saudi Arabia

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Published Feb 27, 2024

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The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has approved seven additional Paraguayan slaughterhouses to export beef to Saudi Arabia, bringing the total to eleven. This follows a successful audit in December 2023 and is seen as a strengthening of the Arabian Gulf's main market for Paraguayan beef. Senacsa's president, Dr. José Carlos Martin Camperchioli, highlighted the religious aspect of the approval process, noting the collaboration with the Islamic Center of Asunción to establish halal slaughter mechanisms.
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After the on-site audit carried out from December 4 to 14, 2023 by Saudi auditors in our country, the SFDA authorized seven more Paraguayan slaughterhouses to export beef to Saudi Arabia. According to the official list, the establishments authorized by the Saudi health authority are Frigorífico Neuland N° 1., Frigorífico Frigomerc S.A. No. 2., Matadero Frigorífico San Antonio No. 3., Frigorífico Frigochorti No. 9., Frigorífico Frigochaco No. 10., Frigorífico Norte S.A. No. 15. and Frigorífico Concepción S.A. No. 42. As of this decision, a total of eleven slaughterhouses are accredited to export beef to that destination, says the official veterinary service. For its part, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MRE) highlights that four slaughterhouses were already accredited in 2020. And now with the authorization of seven more establishments, the opening of the main market in the Arabian Gulf to national beef is consolidated. In December 2023, Saudi Arabia visited refrigerated ...
Source: Productivacm
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