MEAT qUALITY AT metro pakistan

Unbeatable
food safety & quality standards ensure that our customers get the best meat
for their needs

Red Meat and Poultry

Unmatched Meat Quality

Unbeatable food safety & quality standards ensure that our customers get the best meat for their needs. Our Meat and Poultry department operates on internationally recognized food safety management standard i.e FSSC 22000 which is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized standard along with Halal and METRO internal Food Safety & Hygiene Standard. Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 2000 is one of the leading global certification scheme which covers all requirements of HACCP, ISO 22000 and accepted across the world due to its comprehensiveness like BRC, IFS etc.

Red Meat, Poultry & their products are always considered high risk in terms of hygiene practices of local market and associated product risk. METRO has established a well-equipped supply chain to provide fresh, safe, Halal & hygienic product to its customers & consumers. METRO Quality Assurance team in collaboration with commercial & operations staff work closely with its registered suppliers to ensure fresh, safe, Halal & hygienic products throughout its supply chain in sustainable manner.

Healthy & disease-free alive birds from the Poultry farms are brought to the Halal approved processing facilities approved by experts of MTERO Quality Assurance team. Slaughtering & processing of chicken into various parts is done in a hygienic environment by highly professional, qualified, and trained staff. During processing requirements of internationally recognized standards like FSSC 22000, HACCP, ISO 22000, HALAL etc are ensured on which our suppliers are certified. Chicken after processing is transported to our stores in a closed temperature-controlled vehicle to ensure that freshness, safety & quality of products should not compromise.

All Red Meat coming in our stores is slaughtered from Government approved abattoirs where Veterinary Doctors do detail ante-mortem & post-mortem inspection to certify the health of animals & guarantee disease free meat production as per law/ regulation. After cleaning & processing meat is transported to our stores in a closed temperature-controlled vehicle to ensure that freshness, safety & quality of products should not compromise. After receiving meat in store, it is given ample time to complete Rigor Mortis process before processing so that best quality meat can be provided to our customers & consumers.  

A detailed inspection of Red Meat, Poultry & related products carried out in stores by our highly professional, qualified & trained staff. Products after receiving immediately moved to chiller rooms to avoid any cold chain break from where its processed, packed & sold to our customers & consumers. METRO ensures implementation of food safety, quality and Halal standards through its highly professional, qualified and trained meat department staff. An extensive monitoring & inspection from receiving of meat till handing over to customer & consumer carried out by our staff covering safety & quality aspects.  

We ensure use of high-quality food grade cutting & preparation tools like knives, cutting & mincing machines, cutting board etc which ultimately help us to provide more safe food by minimizing risk of contamination.   Our trained staff monitor freshness, quality & temperature of product regularly and ensure through their expertise that safety & hygiene of product shouldn’t be compromised at any stage. Products offered for sale to customers or consumers are displayed in a temperature control environment with a continuous chilling system. This continuous chilled environment not only helps to maintain freshness & quality of the product but also keeps product safe throughout their recommended shelf life from microbiological point of view.

We take every step to assure you one of the highest levels of freshness and hygiene by implementing local regulatory, Halal requirements & GFSI certified requirements

In our meat department we assure

  • Daily fresh arrivals
  • Stringent checks when stocks arrive and are handled
  • Sourced from the best farms and regions across the country
  • Hygienically and Halal slaughtered with checks from in-house veterinarian of local authorities
  • Cold chain maintained across the supply process to ensure the right temperature from farm to fork
  • Regular audits of suppliers with steps taken to upgrade processes as per MAS & GFSI schemes
  • All relevant regulations are followed stringently

    You’ll be amazed at the range of choices we offer:
  • Get any cut you want skilled butchers on hand
  • Fresh meats available
  • Imported meats can be sourced as per your needs
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