Category: Ingredients

USA: Impossible Foods Gets Halal Certification for Meatless Burger

| 11/12/2018 | Reply
USA: Impossible Foods Gets Halal Certification for Meatless Burger

The Impossible Burger earned its Halal certification on Monday from the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America, marking a major milestone on the meat industry disruptor’s path to feeding the world.

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Halal certification: From religious law to industry standard?

| 06/12/2018 | Reply
Halal certification: From religious law to industry standard?

While the Halal concept is rooted in Islamic principles and beliefs, it has become recognised as a symbol for safety, hygiene, and one that is strictly regulated.

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Halal packaging could add value to cosmetics for Muslim

| 13/11/2018 | Reply
Halal packaging could add value to cosmetics for Muslim

Cosmetics manufacturers are starting to turn to Halal packaging to tap into the huge and fast-growing Muslim markets in Asia and around the world.

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Major summit to prescribe local expansion for fast-growing sector in Saudi Arabia

| 27/08/2018 | Reply
Major summit to prescribe local expansion for fast-growing sector in Saudi Arabia

Localization of Saudi Arabia’s fast-growing, multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical industry will top the agenda at a high-profile food and drug conference in Riyadh next month.

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Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

HALAL will be one of the main discussion points as the pharma industry is slowly moving towards providing the wide public with HALAL certified pharmaceuticals.

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BioCell Collagen® Offers Scientific Session at Vitafoods Singapore

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
BioCell Collagen® Offers Scientific Session at Vitafoods Singapore

BioCell Collagen® is available in a Halal version certified to Malaysian Standard 1500 (MS 1500) by the Halal Quality Control/ Halal Certification Germany.

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China to open halal bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
China to open halal bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka

Gansu Amin Bio Halal Gelatine Co Ltd (Aminbio), the largest halal gelatine company in China’s Gansu province is set to open a bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka.

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Singapore: Helping probiotics to help you

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Helping probiotics to help you

The general health benefits associated with consuming foods and beverages with probiotic strains have driven demand for them up dramatically.

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Singapore: Discover the Nutraceuticals Industry at Vitafoods Asia

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Discover the Nutraceuticals Industry at Vitafoods Asia

Visitors to the upcoming Vitafoods Asia Exhibition and Conference will discover all aspects of the development and application of nutraceuticals.

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Islamic jurisprudence and the status of arthropods

| 18/07/2018 | Reply
Islamic jurisprudence and the status of arthropods

Arthropoda being the biggest animal phylum of this planet is the fraternity of tiny living organisms. Their consumption has been a diverse subject amongst the various Islamic Schools.

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Singapore: Vitafoods Asia expands by 40% in 2018

| 12/07/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Vitafoods Asia expands by 40% in 2018

The go-to business exchange for the nutraceuticals industry, Vitafoods Asia returns to Singapore in 2018, evolving with new exhibitors including Kerry and Plantex.

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Saudi Arabia: Prof. Jaswir of Indonesia laments poor state of Muslim world in Halal industry

| 08/04/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Prof. Jaswir of Indonesia laments poor state of Muslim world in Halal industry

The OIC and Saudi Arabia should take the lead in promoting halal industry to cash in on its vast scope in the global market, says Prof. Irwandi Jaswir.

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Rennet Alternative Market Driven by Increasing Number of Vegans

| 06/04/2018 | Reply
Rennet Alternative Market Driven by Increasing Number of Vegans

Demand for rennet alternative is growing, owing to increase in the number of halal and kosher certified products.

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Malaysia: Money Muslim market spending on pharma to hit US$132b by 2022

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia:  Money Muslim market spending on pharma to hit US$132b by 2022

KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — The global Muslim market spent US$83 billion on pharmaceuticals alone in 2016 and the sum is projected to grow by eight per cent year-on-year to hit US$132 billion by 2022, according to Thomson Reuters. (US$1 = RM3.86). Its senior research analyst (Islamic Finance), Abdulaziz Goni said innovation was occurring in […]

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Malaysia: International Sourcing Programme at MIHAS 2018

| 15/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: International Sourcing Programme at MIHAS 2018

INSP MIHAS 2018 act as the best platform to gather the international buyers and Malaysian companies for Halal brands to penetrate the global market.

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EU: DSM receives halal certification for the majority of its personal care products

| 01/02/2018 | Reply
EU: DSM receives halal certification for the majority of its personal care products

DSM’s Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients business unit today announces that following audits at its production sites in Vouvry and Aesch, over half its personal care portfolio is now certified as halal.

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Japanese sugar firm Mitsui invests $7.6m in halal production drive

| 16/01/2018 | Reply
Japanese sugar firm Mitsui invests $7.6m in halal production drive

To cater to the halal market, Mitsui Sugar has decided to entirely eliminate bone char from its sugar production processes. Instead, it will use filtration with activated charcoal.

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Turkey: World Halal Summit 2017 highlighted prospects for rapidly growing Global Halal Market

| 05/12/2017 | Reply
Turkey: World Halal Summit 2017 highlighted prospects for rapidly growing Global Halal Market

Pointing out that livestock products, meat and poultry come to the fore in halal food, Ete said halal food certification is important for products containing additives.

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Report: The ‘Tayyib’ ‘pure and wholesome’ aspect of ‘Halal and Tayyib’

| 11/10/2017 | Reply
Report: The ‘Tayyib’ ‘pure and wholesome’ aspect of ‘Halal and Tayyib’

“Food systems are making us sick. Unhealthy diets are the most obvious link, but are only one of many pathways through which food and farming systems affect human health.”

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Restaurant menus to list calories in Saudi Arabia

| 04/10/2017 | Reply
Restaurant menus to list calories in Saudi Arabia

This initiative comes as part of the efforts to safeguard consumers’ health, and create awareness about the importance of knowing the nutritional value of meals and drinks provided by restaurants and cafes.

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