Category: Opinion

Opinion: Billions of dollars in Muslim modesty

| 03/09/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Billions of dollars in Muslim modesty

Islam inspires modesty in clothing whilst encouraging fashion, and Muslim designerst want to tap into an “estimated… $224 billion on clothing and footwear.

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Repositioning Islamic finance as a grassroots international business catalyst

| 30/08/2014 | Reply
Repositioning Islamic finance as a grassroots international business catalyst

Dr Jonathan A.J. Wilson of the University of Greenwich, and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Islamic Marketing, discusses the future of Islamic finance in Britain

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Opinion: A gap in Pakistan’s halal market

| 24/08/2014 | Reply
Opinion: A gap in Pakistan’s halal market

Pakistan’s economic growth can be doubled if the government properly taps the expanding world halal market.

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UAE: Islamic economy chief calls on banks to help SMEs

| 15/08/2014 | Reply
UAE: Islamic economy chief calls on banks to help SMEs

UAE politicians have been counting on small businesses to play a key role in the development of the Emirates’ economy.

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Opinion: Halal is a way of life and it should be presented as such

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal is a way of life and it should be presented as such

Marketing manager of the meat manufacturers OVAKO in Bosnia and Herzogovenia talks about the halal food market in BiH and the region.

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Opinion: Exploring the $100b plus Muslim travel market

| 03/08/2014 | 1 Reply
Opinion: Exploring the $100b plus Muslim travel market

When Crescentrating started its operations in 2009, it referred the segment as ‘halal friendly travel,’ and now has settled on ‘Muslim friendly.’

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Opinion: Eating your ethics: Halal meat

| 02/08/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Eating your ethics: Halal meat

The issue of animal welfare is an important one, but it is equally important that concern for these issues extends beyond just the method of slaughter.

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Malaysia, Thailand eye growing global Halal market

| 01/08/2014 | Reply
Malaysia, Thailand eye growing global Halal market

The demand for products to be certified as halal has been intensified by the fact that most halal food is today no longer produced by Muslims.

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UK: Halal Labelling under the spotlight

| 30/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Labelling under the spotlight

Oli Haenlein examines the different arguments on how meat should be labelled, given slaughter and other welfare factors.

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Opinion: Insights from global Halal brand expert

| 21/07/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Insights from global Halal brand expert

An interview with Dr. Jonathan A.J. Wilson on he has established himself as one of the world’s leading brand experts on the halal industry.

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Opinion: Losing Halal Meat Market Synergies ?

| 21/07/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Losing Halal Meat Market Synergies ?

Achieving Global Halal Integrity is not only difficult to achieve, from time to time it may result in unforeseen side-effects.

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Opinion: Halal food a cut above others

| 04/07/2014 | Reply
Opinion:  Halal food a cut above others

The industry has a 16 per cent market share of the total global food industry. The global Muslim population is currently about a quarter of the world.

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Opinion: Politics of religious animal slaughter

| 16/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Politics of religious animal slaughter

We are on the cusp of convergence on livestock treatment, prayer, slaughter, and traceability. Where is the dividing difference?

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Opinion: Competing halal standards leave food industry with indigestion

| 16/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion:  Competing halal standards leave food industry with indigestion

Big food firms have been ramping up their investment and expertise in halal, eyeing a fast-growing Muslim population that is forecast to add a billion people by 2050.

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UK: Ethical, organic, safe: the other side of Halal food

| 18/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Ethical, organic, safe: the other side of Halal food

Many halal meat producers too often mirror the pitfalls of the mass food industry: expediency and cheapness rather than natural methods of farming and raising animals.

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Opinion: The huge uproar against the Halal industry

| 12/05/2014 | Reply
Opinion: The huge uproar against the Halal industry

Is this about business and certification fees? Should the certification body be a government-owned/operated entity to reduce conflict of interest?

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UK: Pizza Express, halal chicken and the anti-Muslim prejudice that stands exposed

| 09/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Pizza Express, halal chicken and the anti-Muslim prejudice that stands exposed

The High Street restaurant chain says it serves only ritually-slaughtered chicken on its menu, provoking anger among campaigners.

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Opinion: Fashion’s Missed Muslim Market Opportunity

| 02/05/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Fashion’s Missed Muslim Market Opportunity

Socio-economic and political developments, aided by the connectivity of the Internet, have galvanised a newly emergent Muslim consumer demographic.

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Opinion: Is Self-certification an Abuse of the Term ‘Halal’?

| 17/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion:  Is Self-certification an Abuse of the Term ‘Halal’?

Many products have the word Arabic ‘halal’ emblazoned across the packaging but with no mention of the certification body which has accredited the products as halal.

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Opinion: The Hunt For Halal

| 06/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: The Hunt For Halal

With a trillion dollar opportunity available, as nations aspire to become global hubs for the Islamic economy, the Halal industry is not to be ignored.

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