Category: Food Manufacturing

Malaysia: Brahim’s to strengthen position with non-airline catering business

| 15/01/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Brahim’s to strengthen position with non-airline catering business

Brahim’s Holdings Bhd expects its decision to venture into non-airline catering business will put it on a better footing in the next three years.

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UK: Bassetts Mint Favourites now contains porcine gelatine

| 15/01/2016 | Reply
UK: Bassetts Mint Favourites now contains porcine gelatine

Mondelez International will be adding a mint chew, containing porcine gelatine, to its Bassetts Mint Favourites which will be landing in store this month.

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Malaysia: Exports of halal goods expected to reach RM50 billion this year

| 13/01/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Exports of halal goods expected to reach RM50 billion this year

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 (Bernama) — The demand for halal products remains positive despite the global economic downturn amid plunging commodity prices, the Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) said. Its Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin said Malaysia’s halal sector recorded a stellar performance last year, growing about 30 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y), dominated […]

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Malaysia: Halal Products Export To Hit RM50 Bln This Year

| 09/01/2016 | Reply
Malaysia:  Halal Products Export To Hit RM50 Bln This Year

The top five markets for Malaysia’s halal products exports last year were China, Singapore, the United States, Indonesia, and the Netherlands.

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South Korean Food Producers Set Sights On Halal Market

| 06/01/2016 | Reply
South Korean Food Producers Set Sights On Halal Market

South Korean processed food companies and farmers are ramping up efforts to tap into the rapidly growing global halal market as they face tougher competition from cheaper rivals.

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Brunei’s Halal Brand gets a Boost

| 23/12/2015 | Reply
Brunei’s Halal Brand gets a Boost

Brunei’s Halal certification has a reputation on its strictness which had brought in much international attention.

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Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi 2015

| 16/12/2015 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi 2015

Many local and international food production experts from 209 domestic and international companies showcased the latest food products.

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Malaysia: DPM Zahid wants to get rid of misconception about religion

| 15/12/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: DPM Zahid wants to get rid of misconception about religion

He expressed his disappointment that Malaysia was always left behind in the halal industry despite being the pioneer in producing certain halal products and services.

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Saudi Arabia: Almarai eyes $1.5bn stake in UAE food company

| 15/12/2015 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Almarai eyes $1.5bn stake in UAE food company

Almarai, is among several companies to have shown an initial interest in NFPC, one of the largest food and dairy manufacturers and distributors in the UAE.

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US food exports to GCC hit $3bn

| 14/12/2015 | Reply
US food exports to GCC hit $3bn

US food producers saw record exports to the GCC of US$3bn last year according to new figures.

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Thailand’s plan to become a top-five exporter of Halal foods by 2020

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
Thailand’s plan to become a top-five exporter of Halal foods by 2020

The department will also expedite development plans for Halal products of small and medium-sized enterprises.

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Australia: Halal certification is a “purely commercial exchange” – Senate inquiry

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
Australia: Halal certification is a “purely commercial exchange” – Senate inquiry

One recommendation is to establish a single, national registered trademark for halal certified products.

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Brazil: Event brings new food importers to Brazil

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
Brazil: Event brings new food importers to Brazil

A matchmaking event for Brazilian exporters and Arab importers of foodstuffs began this Tuesday (1st) at the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce.

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First Korean food fair held in Dubai

| 01/12/2015 | Reply
First Korean food fair held in Dubai

The K-Food Fair in Dubai comes after the Korean government signed a memorandum of understanding with the Arabic country in March this year regarding halal food.

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Turkey and Brunei Halal Food venture soon

| 29/11/2015 | Reply
Turkey and Brunei Halal Food venture soon

The ambassador added that the Sultanate could be an export hub in the ASEAN region and that trade is key to Brunei’s economic diversification plans.

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South Korea facing hurdles to enter lucrative halal market

| 17/11/2015 | Reply
South Korea facing hurdles to enter lucrative halal market

Halal is still a new term among Koreans: only slightly more than 30,000 Muslims live in the country, and there are just 15 mosques.

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Brunei: Ghanim appoints new group CEO

| 11/11/2015 | Reply
Brunei: Ghanim appoints new group CEO

Dr Nur Rahman, the new CEO of Ghanim International, has worked in senior executive positions for a number of large organisations in Australia before joining Ghanim.

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USA: Criminal convictions cloud Aossey legacy

| 09/11/2015 | Reply
USA: Criminal convictions cloud Aossey legacy

Midamar continues to ship meat and other products to the Middle East, including Malaysia and Indonesia, though volume has cut in half.

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Malaysia: Nestlé ramps up instant noodles output

| 03/11/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Nestlé ramps up instant noodles output

Néstle continues to invest in Malaysia, both through its business philosophy of Creating Shared Value (CSV) as well as investing in manufacturing facilities.

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UAE to drive Mena food industry

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
UAE to drive Mena food industry

Dubai is a growing hub for food manufacturers and we are seeing a spurt in investments in this region, said Saleh Abdullah Lootah, President, FBMB Group.

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