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Milestones

Midamar has achieved many milestones over the years. Some of the milestones are listed here.

Midamar:

1972
  •  is organized specifically as an international development and sales company based on the principles of Service, Dependability and Integrity

1974 

  • is incorporated in the state of Iowa.

1975

  • is the first company to slaughter beef for Halal production at USDA inspected plants and to develop a tracking system for Halal further processing and production

1972-1980 

  • develops North African and Middle Eastern markets

1981- 1991

  • explores North American market and develops American- (Western) based premium Halal products catering to the growing demand for further processed Halal food products
  • introduces the first USA Halal mail-order catalog service nationwide
  • produces more than 40 beef and turkey products meeting the highest USDA nutritional standards with total conformity to Halal guidelines
  • develops Southeast Asian markets

1992 – 1999 

  • completes a new 30,000-square-foot facility, containing Midamar offices, a modern warehouse and USDA-inspected cold storage and freezer facilities
  • expands its facility to include an additional 15,000 square feet of warehouse space, 120,000 cubic feet of freezer space and 50,000 cubic feet of chiller cold rooms, all under USDA inspection

2000-2005

  • services all 50 states in the U.S.
  • produces over 200 premium Halal products
  • is the first company to produce USDA-certified organic Halal chicken 
  • updates its corporate logo for stronger branding and recognition throughout the global markets being served
  • launches www.MidamarHalal.com, the first Halal food e-commerce website in North America

2006-2009

  • Works with international distributors to develop Caribbean Halal market
  • launches chilled retail program in the Arabian Gulf
  • Strengthens and expands distributor base in the Gulf region
  • purchases and establishes the USA’s first dedicated and fully integrated Halal further meat processing plant
  • establishes Midamar Halal Boxed Beef - the only approved USA Halal Brand approved for export to Malaysia
  • Appointed as an Aramark and Sodexho Preferred Halal Supplier
  • develops first Halal prepared meals program for US Healthcare
  • embarks on infrastructure development and strategic planning
  • opens branch office in Dubai, UAE

2010

  • partners with World Franchise Associates and Gulfood to launch first of its kind Franchise Development forum during Gulfood 2010
  • sponsors “Taste Of America” at USA Embassy in UAE promoting the quality and strength of Midamar Brand food products
  • launches first Halal Air Chilled Chicken line of fresh and frozen cage free chicken and distributes to grocers in the USA as well as to individuals via www.midamarhalal.com
  • launches Venture Global Consultants to assist successful US companies in gaining access to markets in the Middle East, North Africa, and South East Asia

2011

  • launches Halal Organic and Natural Air Chilled Chicken line
  • is the first US company to win the prestigious Gulfood Award for "Best New Halal Food"
  • wins USDA "Distinguished Community Service Award" from the USDA's Center for Faith Based and Community Partnerships.

2012

  • launched Midamarhalal.com in Canada
  • wins the prestigious Gulfood Award for "Best New Halal Food" for the 2nd year in a row
  • wins the prestigious Gulfood Award for "Best New Fast Food Innovation"
  • is named "Employer of the Year" by Systems Unlimited, a non-profit organization that assists people with disabilities in finding meaningful employment. 

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