Al Foah Organic Dates Farm in Al Ain City is the largest organic farm in the world. The total area of the farm is 634.6 hectares and has 63,000 date palms under organic cultivation. Al Foah Farm is certified by ECOCERT, an organic certification organization that’s based in France and conducts inspections in over 80 countries. It is also certified by UAE Organic, an Abu-Dhabi based food certification authority that issues certifications based on inspection and reviews through specialized agencies.
DATES RECEIVING CENTRES
Al Foah has eight world-class receiving centres across the UAE that work 16 hours a day, 6 days a week, with 85 docking stations handling 60,000 truckloads of deliveries, and conducting evaluation and pricing of 113,000 tons of dates. They are Al Foah Centre, Al Saad Centre, Abu Kariyah Centre, Ghamd Centre, Seeh Al Khair Centre, Al Marfah Centre, Ghiyathy Centre & Al Dhaid Centre.
Emirates Dates Factory in Al Saad was established in 1998 for dates production, with an annual capacity of 60,000 tons of dates which are processed according to the international standards and quality systems of ISO and HACCP. Furthermore, the faculty is a member of the Institute of Food Technology (USA). Al Marfa Dates Factory was established in 1994 for the processing of dates, with an annual capacity exceeding 35,000 tons of dates, according to the international standards and quality systems of ISO and HACCP.