Brahims products use only carefully selected spices, fresh and natural ingredients for use in hygienically package retort pouches resulting in high quality, deliciously fresh tasting meal. The food is first prepared, either raw or cooked, and then sealed into the retort pouch. The pouch is then heated to 240-250°F (116-121°C) for more than several minutes under high pressure inside a retort machine.
Are your products suitable for Vegetarians?
Most of our products, particularly the sauces, are suitable for vegetarians. For example, our Brahim's Meat Curry Sauce does not contain any animal products, so you could prepare the dish without any meat should you choose to do so. Please refer to the back of each pouch/box for the ingredients list.
Do you use MSG (Monosodium Glutamate), preservatives or colorings in your products?
How do you ensure your food is properly cook?
The ingredients are heated until boiled, are packaged in retort pouches then sterilise/pasteurise in the retort machine.
This process reliably kills all commonly occurring microorganisms (particularly Clostridium botulinum), preventing it from spoiling.
Do you carry out checks on your products?
Yes. We conduct physical, chemical and microbiological analysis for all of our products.
How do you cook your products?
It is similar to home cooked methods where all the spices are fried until fragrant (for aromatic flavour) then are heated until boiled.
Does your food contain dairy?
Yes. Only Thai Masaman Curry Sauce contains dairy (milk protein)
Does your food contain gluten?
Most of our products are Gluten Free, thus making them a healthy meal option. However, please refer to the back of each pouch/box for the ingredients list and information on allergens.
What is the shelf life of Brahim's products?
24 month for sauces and 18 month for MRE Rice, 24 month for MRE
How is it possible that your products can last for up to 2 years?
This retort sterilization process reliably kills all commonly occurring microorganisms (particularly Clostridium botulinum), preventing it from spoiling. The lamination structure does not allow permeation of gases from outside into the pouch thus ensuring the product to last up to 2 years.
How do I find nutrition and allergy information?
Nutrition and allergy information are declared in labelling at the back of the pouch.
I see the Brahim's logo on all the High-Lift vehicles at the KL International Airport. Is the food on the airplane supplied by your company?
The food supplied to airlines flying out of Kuala Lumpur is from our associate company, Brahim's Airline Catering. We prepare an average of 45,000 meals made fresh every day for 36 airlines from one of the largest Halal Flight Catering Kitchen in the world. The company is under Brahim's Holdings Berhad (82731-A), a public listed company in Bursa Malaysia. For more info, please visit the BrahimsGroup.com website
Is Dewina Food Industries a public listed company?
We are a private company operating out of our Bandar Baru Bangi facility. Dewina Holdings Sdn Bhd (550913-P) is our parent company.
Does Dewina Food Industries manufacture rations for the military?
As the first Halal retort processing facility in the world, we have provided ration packs for several military bodies across the globe such as the United Nations, with its significant Muslim peace keeping forces. We were also the ones to push for the Malaysian Armed Forces to change to the use of retort pouches, versus the old tin can rations used since the Napoleon times in the 1800s.