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Malaysia: Govt Seeks To Boost Efforts At Bumiputera Participation In Halal Industry

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Govt Seeks To Boost Efforts At Bumiputera Participation In Halal Industry

Bumiputera participation in the halal industry is still lagging as up to 70 per cent of the players are non-Bumiputeras.

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Canada: Former Atlantic Dairy and Forage Institute farm to sell fresh meat

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Canada: Former Atlantic Dairy and Forage Institute farm to sell fresh meat

The couple say they will be able to offer customers halal meat if they choose. They say with influx of Syrian refugees coming to Canada they know there is a demand.

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Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

Jakim who has positioned itself as an international Halal expert and authority may not be seen as the only international compliance regulatory framework on Halal.

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Malaysian invention makes testing for porcine DNA risk-free

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysian invention makes testing for porcine DNA risk-free

GeneStat, developed by a team from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), makes use of the HaFYS Porcine DNA Detection Assay system to detect traces of porcine DNA.

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Brunei Halal set to penetrate six countries this fiscal year

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Brunei Halal set to penetrate six countries this fiscal year

THE country’s flagship Brunei Halal brand is looking to penetrate the markets of six countries this financial year.

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Malaysia: World’s first global halal data pool

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s first global halal data pool

The world’s first Global Halal Data Pool offers massive trade opportunities for halal products and services providers, when it connects to the global data syncronisation network.

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Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

WHAD is collaborating with Yayasan Media Hebat to organise a Malaysia-Italy Halal Summit 2016, to be held in Italy in November this year.

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Malaysia’s Halal exports expected to grow 19% to RM50bil this year

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia’s Halal exports expected to grow 19% to RM50bil this year

Mida identified new Halal growth clusters like pharmaceutical, cosmetic and personal care products, medical devices, and logistics to be further promoted and developed.

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Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

Muslim community are excluded as the roasting cuts promoted are not what the Muslim independent butchers would recommend to their Muslim customers.

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UK: Importance of Halal sector highlighted on British Muslim TV

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
UK: Importance of Halal sector highlighted on British Muslim TV

The levy board will also have a stand at the Muslim Lifestyle Show at London Olympia from 30 April to 1 May.

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Malaysia: Ramly Group bags Halal excellence award

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia:  Ramly Group bags Halal excellence award

Astro Awani KUALA LUMPUR: Home-grown burger business Ramly Group has been honoured with the Halal Excellence Award in conjunction with the ongoing World Halal Conference 2016. Its founder and managing director, Datuk Ramly Mokni received the award from International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed at the World Halal Week Appreciation Dinner here […]

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Malaysia: World Halal Week opens in Kuala Lumpur

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Week opens in Kuala Lumpur

WHW 2016, a gathering of halal industry heads and stakeholders from around the world, officially opened at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) on March 30.

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South Africa: No doubt over Halal certification: MJCHT

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
South Africa: No doubt over Halal certification: MJCHT

This comes after the Department of Islamic affairs in Malaysia (JAKIM) delisted the Halal certifier, after they failed an external audit in November last year.

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UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

MLE Connect 2016 will take place at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on April 7, 2016. It will feature workshops, seminars and networking panel discussions.

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Malaysia: MATRADE Confident Of Sales Of Up To RM500 Mln At INSP

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: MATRADE Confident Of Sales Of Up To RM500 Mln At INSP

MATRADE is confident sales of between RM480 million and RM500 million can be clinched during the two-day International Sourcing Programme (INSP) which ends today.

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Malaysia: HDC Launch HDCdirectory.com

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC Launch HDCdirectory.com

The launch of HDCdirectory.com will signify the efforts of HDC to engage and promote various Halal activities on e-commerce.

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Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

The organisations will cooperate through a MoU to establish the first ever Halal International Trade Centre in Kunming City of Yunnan Province, China.

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Malaysia: HDC and Nestlé Join Hands towards Greater Halal Commitment

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC and Nestlé Join Hands towards Greater Halal Commitment

MoU seeks to empower local SMEs to compete and create a stronger presence in the global Halal market, as well as to further promote Halal Malaysian products.

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Opening China’s Halal markets to Malaysian SMEs

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Opening China’s Halal markets to Malaysian SMEs

A new collaboration is set to double Malaysia’s halal exports to China in four years, further expanding China’s status as Malaysia’s largest export destination since 2009.

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Malaysia Remains Strong in the Halal Trade Industry despite Strong Economic Headwinds

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia Remains Strong in the Halal Trade Industry despite Strong Economic Headwinds

An expected 1000 delegates converge at the 9th World Halal Conference entitled ‘Halal at the Forefront of Economic and Social change’

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