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Pakistan: Halal products certification laws to be finalised soon

| 31/08/2013 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal products certification laws to be finalised soon

Draft laws on Halal product certification have been prepared by Halal Development Agency working under Justice Khalilur Rehman and will take another 20 to 30 days to get final shape.

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Top 10 reasons Halal is on the rise

| 01/08/2013 | Reply
Top 10 reasons Halal is on the rise

Halal has become a fast-growing global phenomenon in the food industry, gaining ground in manufacturing, food service and retail. Here are ten reasons why Halal will continue to move more and more into the spotlight.

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Poland hopes to penetrate Malaysia’s Halal industry

| 30/07/2013 | Reply
Poland hopes to penetrate Malaysia’s Halal industry

Poland hopes to cooperate with Malaysia to penetrate the country’s halal industry in line with the latter’s inspiration to become a halal hub in this region.

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Halal cosmetics allow Muslim women to enjoy beauty and duty

| 30/07/2013 | 1 Reply
Halal cosmetics allow Muslim women to enjoy beauty and duty

The halal cosmetics market is estimated to range between $5bn-14bn in annual sales, growing at around 20 per cent a year, according to advertising company JWT MENA, part of a broader market for religious-compliant products worth more than $2.1tn.

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KSA food sales to reach $70 billion by 2016

| 29/07/2013 | Reply
KSA food sales to reach $70 billion by 2016

Food sales in the Kingdom account for around half of the domestic retail market and are expected to be worth almost $70 billion (SR262.5 billion) by 2016. Industry players emphasize the need for platforms to discuss key issues, discover new business and investment opportunities, and interact with major stakeholders.

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Saudi Arabia: Tyson Brazil Exports Green Chicken to Saudi

| 29/07/2013 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Tyson Brazil Exports Green Chicken to Saudi

Tyson Brazil, a subsidiary of Tyson Foods, the largest beef processor in the world, has been exporting green chicken from its Brazilian unit to Saudi Arabia since March this year.

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Uniting Islamic Finance and Halal at Conferences

| 29/07/2013 | Reply
Uniting Islamic Finance and Halal at Conferences

One of the interesting developments in the Islamic finance conferencing arena has been the introduction of topical issues from the $2.1 trillion halal industry.

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Burka Avenger – Pakistan (almost) unveils its first ever woman superhero

| 28/07/2013 | Reply
Burka Avenger – Pakistan (almost) unveils its first ever woman superhero

Burka Avenger is a mild-mannered teacher with secret martial arts skills, who uses a flowing black burka to hide her identity as she fights local thugs seeking to shut down the girls’ school where she works.

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Halal and Islamic Finance – a new horizon of opportunity

| 24/07/2013 | 1 Reply
Halal and Islamic Finance – a new horizon of opportunity

Rushdi Siddiqui, Founder of Azka Capital gives an interview on Amilin TV about the significance of the convergence of the Halal Food sector with Islamic Finance. A short and lucid explanation of the tip of what is a very big iceberg from someone who has glimpsed the part under the water.

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USA: Is the government helping speculators manipulate grain futures?

| 28/05/2013 | Reply
USA: Is the government helping speculators manipulate grain futures?

For anyone interested in the issue of food commodity speculation, prohibited in Islam, this long article about the latest changes in commodity trading rules will be of interest.

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Spain: Seminar on “Halal, a global concept”

| 08/03/2013 | 1 Reply
Spain: Seminar on  “Halal, a global concept”

The Halal training school, belonging to Educaislam, a training center sponsored by the Islamic Council, dedicated to the teaching of Islam in its different dimensions, has organised the II Halal Seminar: “Halal, a global concept”to be held on March 12th,

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Opinion: The Global Farmland Rush

| 07/02/2013 | Reply
Opinion: The Global Farmland Rush

OVER the last decade, as populations have grown, capital has flowed across borders and crop yields have leveled off, food-importing nations and private investors have been securing land abroad to use for agriculture. Poor governments have embraced these deals.

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Open Letter from Muslim Arbitration Tribunal to HFA

| 05/02/2013 | Reply
Open Letter from Muslim Arbitration Tribunal to HFA

An Open Letter from the Muslim Arbitration Tribunal to the Halal Food Authority on the subject of the Pork DNA scandal.

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Opinion: The Porkgate Opportunity

| 05/02/2013 | Reply
Opinion: The Porkgate Opportunity

The recent scandal from pork DNA being found in Halal certified food actually highlights an opportunity. With the majority of the Muslim world importing food from non-Muslim countries, there is an opportunity to become a trusted supplier of Halal food.

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Seminar: Strategic Planning for the Halal Market Economy

| 23/01/2013 | Reply
Seminar: Strategic Planning for the Halal Market Economy

A new concept in Halal sector seminars, a high level Halal Seminar for senior executives, policy makers and leaders in the Halal industry. Vision, analysis, real data & industry experience are crafted into an integrated Masterclass by a team of dedicated experts.

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Tech-savvy Moms Lead Home-based Food Culture

| 06/12/2012 | Reply
Tech-savvy Moms Lead Home-based Food Culture

Each year, moms contribute to spending nearly $200 billion on food purchased for use at home. A new report reveals that 13.3 million moms (41 percent) consider their kitchen to be the most important room in their home, while 19.7 million (61 percent) say they enjoy cooking.

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Halal school meals row continues in Lancashire

| 05/12/2012 | Reply
Halal school meals row continues in Lancashire

Here is a link to a Granada ITN interview by Clare Fallon with representatives from the Lancashire Country Council and Lancashire Council of Mosques on the topic of serving stunned meat to Muslim school children in the county

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International Distributors Wanted for Halal Toiletries Brand

| 04/12/2012 | 15 Replies
International Distributors Wanted for Halal Toiletries Brand

Wipro Unza is proud to announce recruitment of distributors in international markets to expand the presence of Halal toiletries brand SAFI. SAFI skin care and personal care products are made with the finest natural ingredients and are certified HALAL by Jakim.

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Johor reveals plans for Iskandar Halal hub project

| 03/12/2012 | Reply
Johor reveals plans for Iskandar Halal hub project

Plans are in the pipeline to develop a dedicated halal industrial park in Iskandar Malaysia focusing on the halal food and agro-processing related activities.

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Malaysia – Brahim’s To Acquire LSG Sky Chefs Before Year-end

| 01/12/2012 | Reply
Malaysia – Brahim’s To Acquire LSG Sky Chefs Before Year-end

Halal food and beverages group, Brahim’s Holdings Bhd, expects the acquisition of the remaining 49 per cent stake in Brahim’s-LSG Sky Chefs Holdings Bhd to be completed before year-end.

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