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{ 1Stop Halal }

Improving The Halal Supply Chain The number one halal brand in the UK, Shazans, is now supplying all the major multiples through an integrated fresh meat supply chain: 1Stop Halal They began by making samosas in their kitchen, launching the shazan brand in 2000. Today the ayyub family presides over a successful business that supplies pre-packed fresh poultry, lamb and beef, and manufactures frozen snacks – handmaking up to 20 million individual samosas a year, plus rolls, kebabs and added-value frozen products. in 2004, the business was approached by asda to launch frozen samosas in selected stores, and in 2014, the four major multiples relaunched their fresh meat ranges and category sales doubled. since 2016, the company has run in-store halal butcheries in Tesco and morrisons and by the end of

MRCT have been delivering chilled food products since 1969. From the innovative beginnings of refrigerated containers fixed to flatbed trailers to the purpose-built vehicles of today’s modern fleet we have been serving customers of all sizes for nearly 50 years.

We are pleased to be associated with 1Stop Halal and wish them continued success for the future. Moores Refrigeration Controlled Transport Limited

Potash Lane, Mid Suffolk Business Park, Eye, Suffolk IP23 7HE Tel: 01379 871500

www.mrct.co.uk

2017 it will have 45 stores. recently, shazan’s select was launched in morrisons, which has seen over 20% growth, and other customers include amazon, Kfc in the uK, halal accreditation bodies hfa and hmc, and, since June 2017, iceland stores. To cater for the growing demand for halal meat, 1stop halal was launched in 2013, creating a leading integrated fresh meat supply chain with the highest level of independent religious compliance for supermarkets, delivered through the trusted established brand of shazans. with retail sales currently standing at around £40m, shazans is the number one halal brand in the uK. Behind the brand lies many years of customer insight and retail experience, now supported by the 1stop halal integrated supply chain, and a team comprising more than 400 employees. The past 12 months has seen investment of more than £1.5m to upgrade the company’s fresh poultry abbatoir and retail packing facility at eye in suffolk and its fresh red meat packing facility and frozen addedvalue snacks production factory in preston, lancashire. research and development has also led to the launch in June of skin-pack technology for red meat products, designed to reduce waste – an important element of packaging today. “our plans moving forward are to drive standards, help our customers achieve a bigger market share of the halal sector and improve our business every single day for our partners,” says steve ewels. “we’d also like to cement our position as the halal partner of choice for our customers and as the number one halal brand in the uK.”

Tel: 01379 870661

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Food & Drink News September/October 2017  

Check out the new look Food & Drink News now available on issuu. Including the latest industry news, focusses and features.

Food & Drink News September/October 2017  

Check out the new look Food & Drink News now available on issuu. Including the latest industry news, focusses and features.