First plant-based meat production facility inaugurated in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi’s first plant-based meat production facility has been inaugurated. The new Switch Foods facility in KEZAD will start producing food products from 1 May, which company Founder & CEO, Edward Hamod, says are free of GMOs, soy, allergens and gluten.
Items produced at the new operation will include kebab, kafta, sujuk, minced meat and burger patties. As well as being vegan, they will be halal-certified. This diverse range highlights Switch Foods’ commitment to celebrating and preserving regional culinary traditions while providing an enticing and wholesome alternative to conventional meat products without compromising on taste.
The opening of the 20,000ft2 facility is set to boost food security, sustainability and climate action efforts, the company said.