Food Processing Plant for M.H. Alshaya at Dubai Industrial Park


M.H. Alshaya Co.


Dar Al-Handasah


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Built-Up Area

15,900 square meters

Completion Date

March 2017

Scope of Work

The project centers around the construction of a 9,200 square meter food processing factory with 3,500 square meters of office space for M.H. Alshaya and its partners, all constructed in 12 months.
The basement consists of space for the refrigeration plant (with a mixture of ammonia at –43°C, glycol from –26°C to –6°C, and, chilled water-based systems), the boiler room (providing 1500kg of steam per hour), the firefighting system (supplying fire repellents to over 2,700 sprinklers across the facility), the water supply system (with a 500,000 liter capacity), and finally, the generator room
(capable of handling up to 5,000kW of electrical load).
The main production area houses 330 food processing machines with 224 machines for Alshaya’s Central Production Facility (CPF) and the remainder for Best Artisan Bakery (BAB).