The partnership showcases the national carrier’s commitment to supporting local food security initiatives

Qatar Airways is pleased to partner with Qatarat Agricultural Development Company (QADCO) to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) with fresh produce to be served onboard Qatar Airways flights from Doha and at Hamad International Airport (HIA) lounges.

QADCO farm 2The two-year agreement between the airline and QADCO demonstrates Qatar Airways’ commitment to contributing toward Qatar’s self-sufficiency goals in support of Qatar National Vision 2030.

QACC will purchase fresh fruits and vegetables, including cucumber, cabbage, zucchini, lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, onions and herbs, for meals served onboard all cabin classes on Qatar Airways flights departing from Doha and at Al Mourjan Business and Al Safwa First Class Lounges.

Senior Vice President of Qatar Aircraft Catering Company Michael Winner, said they are proud to support Qatar’s national food security initiatives and collaborate with QADCO.

This agreement marks another milestone in Qatar Airways’ continued commitment to supporting local food security initiatives. We look forward to continuing work with local farm producers to strengthen efforts toward Qatar’s sustainable future.’

According to QADCO General Manager Thawab Al Kuwari, their crops are picked straight from the farm, sorted, packed and delivered to clients, thereby maintaining the freshness of the crops.

We are cultivating different varieties of vegetables and fruits to cater to the diverse preferences of Qatar’s market and Qatar Airways passengers. We aim to expand our variety of produce offerings in the near future.’

QADCO is the agricultural arm of Specialised International Services (SIS), a Qatar-based private investment and business development company. QADCO manages two farms that span more than 600 hectares: Al Wabra in the Al Shaniya area, dedicated to fully-computerised greenhouses, and Umm Qarn in northern Qatar. QADCO’s vision is to promote self-sufficiency in unproductive and stagnant farms by incorporating new agricultural technologies. To learn more about QADCO, visit

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