Mounir Bissat Factories, is one of the leaders in manufacturing Tahina and Halawa in
Lebanon and the Arab world.
Founded in 1904 in the city of Sidon, Mounir
Bissat Factories grew from a simple unit, employing five workers with a
production output of 500kg\day, to a modern factory situated in the heart of Saida’s
industrial Zone. The Factory complex is spread over more than 3000m2 of
production and storage facilities, producing approximately 1500 tons\year of
Mounir Bissat Factories has succeeded in maintaining the excellent quality of its
products in a very traditional industry without neglecting the latest technological
advancement in machinery, and equipment.
Mounir Bissat Factories received several distinguished awards for the quality and
unique taste of its products, such as:
Institute Award for the top 100 exporters in Lebanon
Award Tradition and Prestige - Europe – Brussels
Golden Europe award for quality - New Millennium award – Paris
6th International Arab Trophy - Geneva
Mounir Bissat Factories is as export-oriented company, with more than 65% of its
total production targeting consumers in the U.A.E., Kuwait, K.S.A., Oman,
Qatar, Bahrain,Egypt,Germany, Sweden, Denmark, France,Switzerland, Canada,
Australia, Venezuela, Malaysia, U.K, U.S.A and Africa. As such Mounir Bissat
Factories has worked hard to maintain the highest standards of
quality, taste and safety that enables it to export products to all these countries.
To strengthen this position, the company participates
yearly in International Food Products Trade Fairs. Mounir Bissat Factories
participated in : the 'Salon International D'Alimentation' SIAL in France as
part of the Lebanese National Pavilion, ANUGA in Germany, GULFFOOD in Dubai,
and New York Fancy Food Show in the USA and Horeca in Lebanon. This strategy
has increased the company’s international exposure, allowed it to develop its export
markets, and learn about the latest innovations and worldwide events in food
production technologies, as well as the latest breakthroughs in food product
Mounir Bissat Factories products are continuously tested in the Lebanese Ministry of
Health’s Central Lab, as well as in several private labs in Canada and the U.S.A.
to ensure that the company’s various products adhere to the highest standards
of health and quality.
Mounir Bissat Factories has prepared itself to face the new millennium challenges
with a three-phases plan to modernize and expand its production facilities,
taking into account the strict requirements for food hygiene and Good
Manufacturing Processes. These steps will allow the company to enhance the quality of its products, with a focus on innovative solutions
for packaging and product diversification, while consequently improving the
productivity and profitability of the company.
Mounir Bissat Factories is part of:
1. The Chamber of Commerce and
Industry in Saida & South Lebanon,
2. The Association Of Lebanese
3. The Syndicate Of Lebanese Food
4. The Union of South Lebanon
5. The Trade Leaders' Club (since 1988)
Al Sanabel brand is a new product of the latest production line at Mounir Bissat Factories.
This new line uses modern technology in processing sesame, which ensures a
significant reduction in operation costs. However modern technology cannot
render the same genuine and traditional quality of the Al Bissat brand. Therefore, the Al Sanabel brand will cater to
the commercial side of the market while the Al Bissat brand will continue to
produce the premium quality products that has achieved worldwide renown.