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Yorkshire veterinary firm looks to Middle East and Asia

Eville & Jones, a Leeds-based veterinary services firm, is aiming to extend its global reach after announcing new projects in the Middle East and Asia.

Founded in 1993, the company is a provider of outsourced veterinary controls. Its official veterinarians and meat hygiene inspectors work to ensure meat safety and to protect animal welfare according to EU and domestic regulations in plants throughout England and Wales on behalf of the Food Standards Agency.

Eville & Jones’ highly-trained team also provide audit, verification and enforcement services throughout continental Europe, South America and Australia.

With the formation of a new strategic alliance, Eville & Jones Partnership (Middle East & Asia), the business will be able to tap into newl fast-paced international markets.

The initiative will be formally launched at the forthcoming Gulfood 2019 (17-21 February), the annual food and beverage trade exhibition held at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

This year, more than 98,000 people from 193 countries will attend the sold-out event, including senior government representatives and industry professionals from a vast range of sectors.

The company’s team in Dubai will include Dr Jawad Khawaja and Dr Amer Rashid who are regional directors of Eville & Jones Partnership (Middle East & Asia), and will work alongside the existing Eville & Jones core leadership team.

Dr Jason Aldiss, managing director of Eville & Jones, said: “We are particularly excited about the possibilities this venture opens up. Both Jawad and Amer have first-class knowledge of the Middle East and Asian markets.

“I expect many useful conversations to take place in Dubai as we work to develop the Eville & Jones brand and reputation for excellence across new borders.

“Following on from the UAE, we intend to showcase our range of bespoke services in targeted locations across the region including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman. I am also due to visit Pakistan in the coming days for a series of high-level meetings. Fascinating times lie ahead.”