Category: Ingredients

USA:  17th Int’l Halal Food Conference Calls for a Unified Halal Standard

| 21/04/2015 | Reply
USA:  17th Int’l Halal Food Conference Calls for a Unified Halal Standard

Panelists described their experiences and recommendations to achieve a unified standard and accreditation system.

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Malaysia: SMES urged to grab opportunities in Halal sector

| 27/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: SMES urged to grab opportunities in Halal sector

International Trade and Industry Minister said only 20 per cent of the demand for halal food and non-food products could be met globally.

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UK: Review of HFA’s Community Seminar Birmingham

| 02/02/2015 | Reply
UK: Review of HFA’s Community Seminar Birmingham

These community seminars are set up to create awareness in the Muslim community from food safety and food technology perspective and also to discourse misconceptions about the HFA.

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Malaysia: Soft launch of Halal Ingredients Asia 2015

| 27/01/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Soft launch of Halal Ingredients Asia 2015

The Halal Ingredients Asia 2015 (HIA 2015) event will be hosted by the Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) on Sept 22 and 23 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

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Malaysia: MITI Expects 2015 Halal Industry Export Surplus To grow

| 26/01/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: MITI Expects 2015 Halal Industry Export Surplus To grow

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) expects total export surplus for the halal industry this year to exceed the RM32 billion achieved in 2013.

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Opinion: When Haram Can Become Halal

| 12/11/2014 | Reply
Opinion: When Haram Can Become Halal

The integrity of Halal, for example, comes under question and turns so problematic, resulting in confusion, not only to the public but to industry players as well.

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Malaysia: JAKIM Employs Stringent Procedure In Determining Halal Status

| 16/06/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: JAKIM Employs Stringent Procedure In Determining Halal Status

Only the findings of the Chemistry Department could be taken into consideration as only the department has the expertise to conduct highly specialised tests.

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Malaysia: Cadbury is Halal confirmed by Jakim

| 10/06/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Cadbury is Halal confirmed by Jakim

CADBURY Malaysia received its halal certification back yesterday after laboratory test results confirmed its chocolates are free from porcine DNA.

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UK: Subway denies ‘switch’ to halal meats

| 02/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Subway denies ‘switch’ to halal meats

Subway has refuted claims that it has ‘switched’ to halal meat alternatives in its stores, those store were opened as Halal stores by the Franchisee.

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Opinion: How Halal Certification Can Help Boost Your Dietary Supplements Business

| 29/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: How Halal Certification Can Help Boost Your Dietary Supplements Business

Nutritional, dietary, and functional foods, as well as ingredients, are a prominent category in halal-certified products.

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UAE: Global Demand Spurs New Gulfood Manufacturing Show

| 08/04/2014 | Reply
UAE: Global Demand Spurs New Gulfood Manufacturing Show

It is primed to become the Middle East’s biggest-ever trade show launch when it debuts from November 9-11 2014 across nine halls at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

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Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

| 07/04/2014 | 1 Reply
Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

MYYUKI Company Limited has gained Halal certification from JAKIM via Japan Halal Association (Osaka, Japan) for their BLACK PAINT Skin Care’s manufacturing factory and products.

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Opinion: Halal labeling: The next gold mine?

| 01/03/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal labeling: The next gold mine?

The worldwide food industry is paying attention to detail to fulfill Muslim halal requirements by avoiding some substances or ingredients.

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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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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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Malaysia: Call to broaden Halal production

| 07/01/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Call to broaden Halal production

The halal players in Malaysia should invest in overseas operations to take advantage of the procurement of raw materials and the proximity of markets.

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Dubai: New international center for Halal food and products to open

| 05/01/2014 | Reply
Dubai: New international center for Halal food and products to open

Eng. Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality has announced that the civic body will soon start establishing an international accreditation center for Halal food.

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EU: Evonik Industries Receives Halal Cert

| 17/12/2013 | Reply
EU: Evonik Industries Receives Halal Cert

The certification ensures that food and drinks, in addition to cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, are permissible according to ritual Islamic regulations.

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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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UAE: Food colouring substance E120 is halal

| 31/08/2013 | Reply
UAE:  Food colouring substance E120 is halal

Concerns over the use of a type of food colouring in imported juices and sweets believed not to be halal have been clarified by Sharjah Municipality.

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