Category: Food Manufacturing

UK: The young Muslim entrepreneur who is hungry for success

| 24/02/2014 | Reply
UK: The young Muslim entrepreneur who is hungry for success

Shazia Saleem, Founder of Ieat, has spotted both a gap in the market and a way to celebrate the two parts of her cultural identity – being British and a Muslim.

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UAE: Halal cluster launched at Dubai Industrial City

| 23/02/2014 | Reply
UAE: Halal cluster launched at Dubai Industrial City

The cluster is launched in collaboration with the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre, Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology, and Dubai Municipality.

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USA: Midamar in USA Pavilion at Gulfood 2014

| 20/02/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar in USA Pavilion at Gulfood 2014

Midamar celebrates its 40th year of doing business in the Middle East at Gulfood, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE on February 23-27, 2014.

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Thailand: Joint move to boost Halal supply chain

| 18/02/2014 | Reply
Thailand: Joint move to boost Halal supply chain

Matrade suggests increased cooperation between Thai and Malaysian firms in order help each other complete the supply chain of halal products in the two countries.

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Saudi Arabia and MENA Baby Food Industry

| 14/02/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia and MENA Baby Food Industry

A rapidly evolving economy, rising personal disposable incomes, increasing preference for packaged food will drive the baby food market.

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Opinion: Challenges for private equity in Halal industry

| 09/02/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Challenges for private equity in Halal industry

The challenge comes down to integrity risks. We need to start the process of owning the halal-agro-food supply chain.

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Malaysia moves to maintain Halal edge

| 09/02/2014 | Reply
Malaysia moves to maintain Halal edge

Plans include a push to attract non-Muslim consumers to halal foods as healthier and higher-quality options.

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UK: KQF Signs Distribution Deal with BAKO North Western

| 05/02/2014 | Reply
UK: KQF Signs Distribution Deal with BAKO North Western

BAKO North Western is part of one of the country’s leading food wholesale supply and distribution companies.

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UK: KQF expansion creates new jobs

| 03/02/2014 | Reply
UK: KQF expansion creates new jobs

Lancashire based KQF has announced the recruitment of several new employees as part of its continuing plans for expansion.

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Iskandar Malaysia has attracted about RM131 billion of investment

| 22/01/2014 | Reply
Iskandar Malaysia  has attracted about RM131 billion of investment

Iskandar Malaysia has attracted about RM131 billion of investment as at December 2013 since the economic corridor was established in 2006.

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Malaysia: ECERDC Receives Courtesy Call From China Ningxia Delegation

| 15/01/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: ECERDC Receives Courtesy Call From China Ningxia Delegation

Gambang Halal Park carries the internationally-recognised Halmas accreditation, a mark of excellence awarded by Halal Development Corporation.

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Malaysia: Kellogg to build RM425m halal plant

| 13/01/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Kellogg to build RM425m halal plant

US food manufacturer Kellogg Co or Kellogg’s is building a US$130 million (RM425.1 million) Halal facility in Malaysia.

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UAE: Al Bayader moving regional headquarters to Dubai

| 12/01/2014 | Reply
UAE: Al Bayader moving regional headquarters to Dubai

UAE is witnessing a remarkable growth which is expected to increase further with the current government support and upcoming legislation to this sector.

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Thailand: Uncontrolled growth of halal food sector

| 12/01/2014 | Reply
Thailand: Uncontrolled growth of halal food sector

An increase in the number of non-Muslims also preferring Halal foods has led to the uncontrolled growth of the halal food sector. Certifications are not strict enough.

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USA: LePage signs bill to label genetically modified food

| 10/01/2014 | Reply
USA: LePage signs bill to label genetically modified food

Maine becomes the second state to pass a law requiring food producers to label GMO food, but other states must follow before it goes into effect.

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Bahrain: Investcorp Acquires Minority Stake In Turkish Food Producer

| 09/01/2014 | Reply
Bahrain: Investcorp Acquires Minority Stake In Turkish Food Producer

Namet is a major Turkish producer of fresh cut and packaged processed red meat. All of its products are certified halal.

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Brunei Halal Brand: Getting more shelf space

| 27/12/2013 | Reply
Brunei Halal Brand: Getting more shelf space

There are high expectations for the brand in 2014, and its strength and weaknesses will play a key role in Brunei’s economic diversification.

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UAE: Halal food gains momentum

| 19/12/2013 | Reply
UAE:  Halal food gains momentum

Industry stakeholders said investors are increasingly looking opportunities to make investments in halal food products to capitalise growth in this untapped market across many geographies.

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Malaysia: Halal industry enters new phase with ‘grey areas’

| 16/12/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal industry enters new phase with ‘grey areas’

Halal industry experts believe the use of alcohol derivatives and other additives in food and beverages has resulted in “grey areas”.

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Thailand: Islamic Committees from 15 southern provinces organize a forum

| 16/12/2013 | Reply
Thailand: Islamic Committees from 15 southern provinces organize a forum

The Halal Science Center, Chulalongkorn University, will provide budget for 2014 in order to ensure that Thailand will become a center of Halal food and services worldwide.

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