As part of its constant efforts to support and strengthen the food products industry in Egypt, the factories of the International Company for Agro Industrial Projects “Beyti” in El-Nubaria, El-Beheira Governorate, received over two days more than 80 students along with delegations of faculty members from Faculties of Agriculture at Al-Azhar and Alexandria Universities, with the aim of transferring manufacturing and marketing expertise for the food products offered by the company to the Egyptian market and to provide them with the latest methods of the manufacturing process and its various stages.
Dr. Gamal Al-Sharnoubi, Head of the Department of Food Science and Technology at the Faculty of Agriculture, Al-Azhar University, stated that the cooperation with Beyti comes within the framework of the mutual keenness between the company and the university to provide students with practical experiences required by the labor market, and from this point of view the university is keen to provide a number of field visits to students in agreement with the largest factories operating in the food products sector. Al-Sharnoubi praised Beyti’s full commitment to the elements of occupational safety and health provided within its factories, which greatly benefited the students, in addition to the company's leaders' keenness to transfer their experiences to the students through lectures and explanations inside the factory. He stressed that the visit is an essential part of the educational process on which the university is keen.
For his part, Dr. Nasser Al-Badri, Professor of Food Sciences at the Faculty of Agriculture, praised the practical aspects and technological mechanisms used in production lines which comply with the latest global manufacturing systems. Al-Badri pointed out that these visits enhance the students' skills and make them able to keep pace with the developments of the labor market.
For his part, Hisham Ramadan, a fourth-year student at the Faculty of Agriculture, Al-Azhar University, and one of the students participating in the visit, said that he saw on the ground what he was reading about in books, and received important information about how to operate and deal with huge machines through controlling equipment.
Meawhile, Mohamed Ashraf, one of the participants in the visit, said, “I was impressed by the level of cleanliness at the factory and the keenness of its workers on occupational safety and their commitment to it.
For his part, Saud Zaki, Director of Quality Management at Beyti factories, confirmed that the company is committed to applying the highest standards of manufacturing quality and food safety at all stages of production, from reviewing and approving suppliers, then carefully following up on all production processes and subjecting the final product to all work and quality control conditions that also extend to sales and distribution to ensure full assurance of the safety and quality of the products until they reach the consumers. He pointed out that “Beyti always welcomes the visits of university students, schools and NGOs to the company’s factories, explaining that these visits come from the company’s belief in the importance of its societal role in the process of sustainable development and developing the skills of students and graduates about a road that provides them with the latest science in the food industry around the world, which is applied by the factories of the "Beyti" company.