Intertek Cristal awards Major Sharjah Collection by Mysk the luxury hotel chain’s food safety certification


Sharjah, United Arab Emirates – Intertek Cristal, a global market-leading health, safety, quality and security risk management company focused on the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, announced today that it has presented two awards to the luxury hotel group “Sharjah Collection by Mysk”. FoodCheck certifications for its boutique properties, Mysk Al Badayer Retreat and Mysk Al Faya Retreat. Sharjah Collection by Mysk is a hotel and destination management group that operates under the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, Shurooq, and manages unique boutique hotels and eco-retreats in the emirate of Sharjah and elsewhere.

Intertek Cristal’s FoodCheck Standard is an internationally recognized program, based on the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) methodology, which helps the hospitality industry to effectively plan, identify, prioritize and manage food safety risks. By performing routine audits and measuring mandatory control points throughout the food chain, FoodCheck provides assurance to all stakeholders that the appropriate food safety management system is in place to ensure food safety. customers and staff.

Samir Ahmed, Managing Director of Intertek Cristal and Intertek Checkpoint, said: “We are delighted to work with such a prestigious group as Sharjah Collection by Mysk. Globally, the pandemic has altered the decision-making process of travelers and tourists. They now demand proof of higher safety and hygiene standards. The hospitality sector is responding by making it a priority to be even more proactive in managing health, safety and hygiene risks. The industry is taking steps to give guests and employees the assurance they need to stay, dine and work at their properties. Through Intertek Cristal’s FoodCheck program, we help hotels, restaurants and food service outlets maintain the trust of their customers.

Shafik Alaaeddine, Managing Director of Sharjah Collection by Mysk Retreats, said: “Our guests demand and deserve the highest standards of safety and hygiene, which are integral to delivering on our promise of a memorable and safe experience. measure. We are delighted to be working with Intertek Cristal to implement the FoodCheck standard in both of our destinations and to deliver an improved level of food safety and health protection. These certifications send a strong message about the importance we place on implementing food safety management and hygiene practices and processes at our properties.



Intertek is a leading provider of Total Quality Assurance to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices in more than 100 countries provides innovative and tailored assurance, testing, inspection and certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek’s Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, keeping our customers moving forward safely.


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Council Borouj
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Hossam Abdelkader
Country Manager (UAE)
Intertek Crystal


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