About Al Jazira

Al Jazira Poultry Farm L.L.C. was established in the year 1999 & is Dubai's first egg producing poultry Farm. Inspired by Dubai - The City of Gold as it is commonly known, the eggs produced at Al Jazira Poultry Farm were branded as "Golden Eggs" & for the eggs that have a bright golden yolks, "Golden Eggs" seemed to be the most appropriate name. Fine quality of eggs & everyday supply of the freshest eggs to the consumers all over the UAE has made "Golden Eggs" the number one egg brand in the whole country.

The People Behind

The farm has dedicated and highly qualified professionals to look after the various aspects of egg production like taking care of hens' nutritional and health, quality control, logistics, etc. that ensures that consumers get a good quality healthy product & value for their money.

Corporate Social Responsibility

The organization strongly believes in the sustainable development of the organization through ethical business processes and their practices. This encompasses customers, suppliers, investors, employees and society as a whole. The organization has gone one step ahead of identifying the environmental and occupational health related issues and exercised appropriate control measures.

The organization participates in the "Clean Up The World" activities, organized by Dubai Municipality and many other events organized by institutions, health clinics and schools, as a part of Community Participation Programmes. The organization benchmarks its own results for a paradigm shift in all its related fields in line with its vision of going an extra mile for contribution to the WELFARE OF THE SOCIETY.

Environmental Management System (ISO14001:2004)

It is not uncommon to note that whole world is concerned about the global warming and the attendant eco-imbalance. Bio-diversity and afforestation are now the house hold terminologies. The organization's vested interest and concern towards the environment were the principal factors for it to comply with the internationally accredited management systems certification for environment. Mitigation plans and implementation are practiced for the identified processes that interact with environment. The organization has developed green belt as a part of its commitment to ensure green environment.

Customer Relationship Management

The pulse of the customers both for the quality of the eggs and for good health was the driving force for the organization to innovatively explore the possibilities for the development of DHA Omega-3, Vitamin - E, Selenium & Lutein enriched eggs. The organization takes all out efforts, as a part of its social responsibility, to exceed the expectations of its customers, both expressed and implicit.

Investment in robust infrastructure facilities and with untiring efforts of the competent personnel, the organization benchmarks its own results for excelling in the fields of food safety management and customer satisfaction.

Bio-Security

Stringent Bio-Security measures are adopted in the poultry farm. All the vehicles entering the farm have to undergo a mandatory spray of disinfectant and wheel dip at the entrance. Visit of the outsiders inside the farmhouses is strictly prohibited. Service providers are not allowed to work inside the premises without wearing personal protective equipment. Entire premises are subjected to regular cleaning. Clearing of the waste generated on daily basis further ensures the cleanliness in the farm. Competent and qualified veterinarians have been deployed in the farm for the effective management and adequate care is taken at all the stages to ensure high level of Bio-Security.

Food Safety Management System (ISO22000:2005)

Food Safety is of the utmost importance to the organization and therefore exercising effective control measures, monitoring and tracking mechanism at all stages are strictly followed.

All the personnel working within farm premises are periodically trained with basic food hygiene practices that encompass both personal hygiene and food safety

The hens are fostered with utmost care right from their arrival in the farm. State of the art technology is applied to ensure the best possible comforts for the hens. At every stage the system is monitored and regulated. Feed for the hens is produced within the farm, which ensures freshness, better control mechanisms, and the desired high quality of feed.

The organization has identified the processes where critical controls are to be exercised and has developed a mature system for Food Safety Management. The organization is accredited with the prestigious ISO22000:2005 Certification and HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) Implementation.

General Egg Handling

"Store at 45° F immediately after purchase. Never store at room temprature.

Store shell eggs in their case.

Store away from strong odors (foods such as fish, apples, cabbage or onions).
Scrambled eggs preparation and handling
1. Always use only clean & uncracked eggs
2. Always thoroughly wash hands before cooking. Use only clean, santizied utensils and equipment.
3. Do not reuse a container after it has had raw egg mixture in it. Clean and sanitize thoroughly before using again.
4. Use Grade AA or A eggs for scrambling as they are less likely to spread out.
Scrambled eggs preparation and handling
5. Cook in small batches according to rate of service.
6. Cook eggs thoroughly until there is no visible liquid egg.
7. Never leave egg or egg products at room temperature for more than 1 hour (including preparation and service).
Some Tips
1. For frying or poaching choose fresher eggs, they hold their shape and do not spread out in the pan.
2. Use fresher eggs for making souffl├ęs, meringues, puffy omelets, and sponge cakes for better flavour and appearance.
3. For the fullest volume of egg whites, keep them at room temperature for 30 minutes before beating.
Some Tips
4. If holding scrambled eggs for a short time before serving, place a pan of hot water between the pan of eggs and the heat source.
5. For hard cooking eggs choose eggs 4 to 5 days old, it is easier to peel them after cooking and cooling.
6. While preparing recipes that require eggs to be combined with fat and sugar, remove eggs from the refrigerator about 30 minutes before using them.
7. Always store fresh eggs in refrigerator in their original pack.
Did you know?
Al Jazira chickens produce about 300,000 eggs a day, that is about a million eggs in 3 days.
Al Jazira poultry farm produces white as well as brown shell eggs.
A chicken lays about seven times her weight in eggs an year.
Oology is the study of eggs. An egg is made up of 3 main parts: the shell, white and yolk.
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