Category: Events

Malaysia: Penang Halal expo hosts global players

| 20/01/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Penang Halal expo hosts global players

Held for the fourth consecutive year at the Penang International Sports Arena (PISA) and Eastin Hotel Penang, the annual event sees participants from Belgium, Spain, Iran, New Zealand setting up booths alongside exhibitors from the Asean region.

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UAE: Sharjah Halal Expo to play key role in boosting intra-OIC trade

| 15/01/2013 | Reply
UAE: Sharjah Halal Expo to play key role in boosting intra-OIC trade

Aiming to speed up the achievement of the target of 20 per cent intra-OIC trade by 2015, two key Islamic organizations have decided to throw their weight behind the premier industry event, Halal MiddleEast that will be held in Sharjah this year.

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Kuwait: Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry and its Services

| 12/01/2013 | Reply
Kuwait: Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry and its Services

Under the auspices of Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Kuwait the Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry and its Services ‘Towards an Effective Management of Halal’ will be held on the 22-24 January 2013 at the Crown Plaza Hotel-Farwaniyah, State of Kuwait.

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Brunei: Addressing the unknown major challenge for Halal authorities

| 11/01/2013 | Reply
Brunei: Addressing the unknown major challenge for Halal authorities

Among the Halal issues are: Blood-derived ingredients in food and dietary supplement products, animal-derived gelatin in food and pharmaceutical products and animal-derived collagen-peptides in cosmetic and dietary supplement products.

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Philippines: RP Gains Popularity As Halal Food Market Gateway

| 23/12/2012 | 1 Reply
Philippines: RP Gains Popularity As Halal Food Market Gateway

The Philippines is gaining popularity as a global business platform and gateway for the $632-billion Halal food market, the Center for International Trade, Exhibitions and Missions (CITEM) said. Target exhibitors are accredited with the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos.

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UAE: Halal Congress Middle East Declaration; Unified Halal Code

| 19/12/2012 | Reply
UAE: Halal Congress Middle East Declaration;  Unified Halal Code

Halal Development Council intends to take the Halal Congress platform to other countries with the aim to promote the Halal trade within OIC and other countries with Muslim population, and to introduce the ‘Halal’ brand in the world as the guarantee for ‘Good Quality’ product.

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UAE: Sharjah becomes Halal capital of world for 3 days

| 11/12/2012 | Reply
UAE:  Sharjah becomes Halal capital of world for 3 days

A talking point at the opening ceremony was the selection of UAE’s Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) by OIC to chair the Halal food technical committee, which was seen as a global high point for the country and the regional Halal industry.

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UAE kicks off Halal standardisation worldwide

| 10/12/2012 | Reply
UAE kicks off Halal standardisation worldwide

Esma is now working on a scheme on how to certify halal products and unifying the procedure for certification with one set of standards. Esma is also working on producing a unified stamp or mark for halal products entering the UAE that can also be introduced to the GCC.

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UAE: Halal food industry to hit $8.4 billion by 2020, says minister

| 03/12/2012 | Reply
UAE: Halal food industry to hit $8.4 billion by 2020, says minister

The selection of the UAE to chair two major technical committees for Halal standards has reiterated the global significance of the country as an important market and its ascendancy as a Halal hub in the region.

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UAE: Midamar serving Authentic Greek Gyros at SIAL 2012 in Abu Dhabi

| 24/11/2012 | Reply
UAE: Midamar serving Authentic Greek Gyros at SIAL 2012 in Abu Dhabi

Midamar will be exhibiting at SIAL Middle East which will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi, UAE on November 26-28. This year at SIAL, Midamar will be featuring its authentic Greek style gyros and serving samples.

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UAE moves to certify organic food

| 22/11/2012 | 1 Reply
UAE moves to certify organic food

Organic farms in the UAE and imported organic foods are being certified by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) for the first time. 17 farms in the UAE have already been certified and others are under process.

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Pakistan: Trade Relations- D-8 summit set to begin on Nov 19

| 17/11/2012 | Reply
Pakistan: Trade Relations- D-8 summit set to begin on Nov 19

The summit aims to discuss ways for further strengthening business and trade relations with a major focus on Trade exhibition, promoting halal food.

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Philippines: 10th General Assembly Meeting of the World Halal Council (WHC)

| 16/11/2012 | Reply
Philippines: 10th General Assembly Meeting of the World Halal Council (WHC)

The Islamic Da’wah Council of the Philippines, Inc. (IDCP) is hosting this event, and, in addition, a 2-day Halal World Forum (HWF) 2012 for Halal manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, academe and consumers is also being organized on 21 & 22 November 2012

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UAE: Calls for global Halal standards gain ground at Dubai Halal expo

| 12/11/2012 | Reply
UAE: Calls for global Halal standards gain ground at Dubai Halal expo

At the launch of the 5th Halal Expo in Dubai yesterday, exhibitors said a single international agency issuing regulations would boost the halal market by unifying the existing system, which differs according to individual countries’ regulations.

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Interfaith Gold Medallion Awarded to Journalist and Campaigner Fuad Nahdi

| 12/11/2012 | Reply
Interfaith Gold Medallion Awarded to Journalist and Campaigner Fuad Nahdi

The 3 Faiths Forum Interfaith Gold Medallion for 2012 has been awarded to Fuad Nahdi, Executive Director of Radical Middle Way and the founding publisher of the pioneering magazine Q-News, for building bridges between peoples of different faiths.

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UAE: Top food retailers, restaurateurs and thought leaders head to SIAL Middle East

| 12/11/2012 | Reply
UAE: Top food retailers, restaurateurs and thought leaders head to SIAL Middle East

SIAL Middle East returns to the UAE from 26-28 November 2012 with a three-day conference programme that focuses on a trio of complementary themes covering food, beverage and hospitality industry developments across the region.

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Muhyiddin urges investors to tap into China’s huge market via Malaysia’s Chinese diaspora

| 12/11/2012 | Reply
Muhyiddin urges investors to tap into China’s huge market via Malaysia’s Chinese diaspora

Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is calling for investors to take advantage of Malaysia’s Chinese diaspora and huge halal industry, at the 4th World Chinese Economic Forum in Melbourne, Australia.

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Saudi Arabian hospitality boom offers unmatched growth opportunities

| 12/11/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabian hospitality boom offers unmatched  growth opportunities

In the face of increased competition and demand for high-quality services by international travelers, major hotel chains in Jeddah, Makkah and Madinah have embarked on a strategy of penetration, expansion and renovation of hospitality projects.

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USA: AMCC to Award Saffron Road with CSR and Crescent Halal Food CEO with Entrepreneurship Awards

| 08/11/2012 | Reply
USA: AMCC to Award Saffron Road with CSR and Crescent Halal Food CEO with Entrepreneurship Awards

The American Muslim Consumer Conference (AMCC) will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel,Newark Airport, New Jersey on Saturday, November 17th, 2012.

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UAE: Sharjah’s icon of success

| 03/11/2012 | Reply
UAE: Sharjah’s icon of success

Expo Centre, Sharjah, the first trade exhibition centre in the UAE, is fast turning into the centrepiece of a planned Expo City in the emirate. Halal Food Middle East and Halal Congress Middle East will be a big-ticket event in December.

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