Category: Farm-to-Fork News

UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

| 17/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

A council has banned meat from animals that have not been stunned from council-supplied school meals, prompting accusations of Islamophobia and antisemitism.

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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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UK: Event highlights importance of communication between farmers and Halal sector

| 09/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Event highlights importance of communication between farmers and Halal sector

The farming industry and the halal sector are being urged to forge better relationships as the Muslim population, and demand for quality lamb, increases.

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UK: Euro Quality Lambs launches its new website

| 05/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Euro Quality Lambs launches its new website

For us, Halal is far more than a label of a set of rules and regulations – it means striving to deliver excellence in all things.

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UK: Understanding details key to grasping opportunities of increasing Halal market

| 05/07/2018 | 1 Reply
UK: Understanding details key to grasping opportunities of increasing Halal market

The speakers also discussed the market requirements and the increased supply of halal required for younger consumers and Muslim festivals.

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UK: Lancashire County Council to make decision on Halal meat in schools

| 05/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Lancashire County Council to make decision on Halal meat in schools

Lancashire County Council currently provides both stunned and un-stunned halal meat in 27 schools where there is the demand for it from the Muslim community.

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Brazil’s BRF confirms 16 plants will go in restructuring exercise

| 04/07/2018 | Reply
Brazil’s BRF confirms 16 plants will go in restructuring exercise

Restructuring exercise to focus activities on its core markets in Brazil, Asia and “halal” countries as it seeks to increase its capital structure and reduce leverage.

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Qatar approves Irish meat for import

| 04/07/2018 | Reply
Qatar approves Irish meat for import

Qatar has opened its borders for Irish beef, sheep meat and poultry, opening another export market for our agri-food exporters.

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USA: How The Halal Guys Built a Franchise Empire

| 03/07/2018 | Reply
USA: How The Halal Guys Built a Franchise Empire

The fast casual has become a franchise phenom with the backing of an iconic brand, dedicated fan base, and growing roster of passionate operators.

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UK: Breaking Boundaries in Modest Fashion At Westfield London W12

| 28/06/2018 | Reply
UK: Breaking Boundaries in Modest Fashion At Westfield London W12

Modest Fashion Live partners with popular western labels to present a first-time-ever
east-meets-west fashion show.

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UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

| 31/05/2018 | Reply
UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

By Jack Davies, Editor, Poultry World The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has rejected a claim made against poultry supplier Winterton Brothers that its pre-stunned chicken could not be called “100% halal”. The firm advertises itself as a family-run business specialising in supplying halal poultrymeat, and its website prominently advertises that it offers “original 100% halal”, […]

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EU top court upholds Belgian limits on halal slaughter

| 29/05/2018 | Reply
EU top court upholds Belgian limits on halal slaughter

Europe’s top court on Tuesday said halal slaughter is only allowed in licensed slaughterhouses.

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Indonesia: Non-food products tap into huge Muslim market in Halal boom

| 28/05/2018 | Reply
Indonesia: Non-food products tap into huge Muslim market in Halal boom

Indonesia’s growing Muslim consumer base has inspired companies to promote the halal label in their products, even if the brands sell non-food products.

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TE-FOOD Collaborates With HALAL TRAIL To Bring Halal Food Companies To Blockchain

| 27/05/2018 | Reply
TE-FOOD Collaborates With HALAL TRAIL To Bring Halal Food Companies To Blockchain

It will track livestock as well as fresh food from farms to tables, through the halal food chain.

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Russian meat giants drive up halal exports

| 23/05/2018 | Reply
Russian meat giants drive up halal exports

So far, Russia has mainly exported Halal poultry, but exports may soon expand to beef supplied abroad, primarily from Russian agricultural holding Miratorg.

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Blockchain Powered Halal Chain Launched in Dubai and Indonesia

| 21/05/2018 | Reply
Blockchain Powered Halal Chain Launched in Dubai and Indonesia

HalalChain, a blockchain based platform specialized in the traceability of halal industry products, was launched at the Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA).

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Australia – A global leader in production of Halal beef, lamb

| 17/05/2018 | Reply
Australia – A global leader in production of Halal beef, lamb

According to economists, the halal food industry will become a major market force in the near future based on four prevalent trends.

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UAE-UK technical cooperation in accreditation for laboratories and conformity assessment

| 15/05/2018 | Reply
UAE-UK technical cooperation in accreditation for laboratories and conformity assessment

The MOU’s will provide accreditation to Halal certification partners for products in the United Kingdom and Europe, according to the UAE requirements for Halal.

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UAE: Islamic Economy Contributes 8 Percent of Dubai’s GDP said DIEDC

| 15/05/2018 | Reply
UAE: Islamic Economy Contributes 8 Percent of Dubai’s GDP said DIEDC

Halal industries commanded a 94.5 per cent share of domestic trade in 2016, with halal food representing 58.7 per cent.

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MoU with Tatarstan Investment Development Agency at Kazan Summit 2018

| 13/05/2018 | Reply
MoU with Tatarstan Investment Development Agency at Kazan Summit 2018

The new MoU will help open up investment opportunities and the potential for sustainable growth of sharia-compliant products and services.

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