Emirates: Catering subsidiary starts kosher production

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Emirates Flight Catering will produce kosher meals in Dubai next year. The facility is set to be certified by the Orthodox Union.

Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC) is setting up the kosher food production facility at the company’s headquarters in Dubai. Called Kosher Arabia, the global catering company will begin producing meals from the facility in January 2021, reports “The National”.

According the Newspaper the facility is set to be certified by the Kashrut Division of the Orthodox Union and is being developed in partnership with CCL holdings and the South African Union of Orthodox Synagogues.

Emirates already offers kosher options to travellers on flights, but these are currently sourced from overseas suppliers.