Category: Farm-to-Fork News

Malaysia’s JAKIM launches global association to promote halal harmony

| 04/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia’s JAKIM launches global association to promote halal harmony

As well as working towards harmonisation, the association will promote halal certification between members under mutual recognition arrangements.

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Opinion: Assuring Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal food sector

| 30/03/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Assuring Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal food sector

Tayyib is the key concept of Islamic Jurisprudence that offers and ensures healthy and safe foods to the consumers. A comprehensive article on Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal Food sector.

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Dubai: World Takaful Conference – ‘Differentiation, Innovation & Profitable Growth’

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
Dubai: World Takaful Conference – ‘Differentiation, Innovation & Profitable Growth’

Developing Sustainable Competitive Strategy paramount to long-term growth for Takaful operators.

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Russia: The International forum ‘Halal and eco-food market’ takes place in Moscow on April 25-26

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
Russia: The International forum ‘Halal and eco-food market’ takes place in Moscow on April 25-26

The agenda includes certification issues, export to Emirates and Gulf countries, sales in retail and HoReCa. It also involves Islamic finance and investments issues.

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USA: I Heart Halal™ announces first-ever Halal Lifestyle Festival in America

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
USA: I Heart Halal™ announces first-ever Halal Lifestyle Festival in America

I Heart Halal will feature three full days of sights, sounds and events appealing to people who want to experience the Halal lifestyle, at Navy Pier, Chicago.

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Brazil is working hard to keep access to meat products on Saudi Arabia’s market

| 28/03/2018 | Reply
Brazil is working hard to keep access to meat products on Saudi Arabia’s market

One of the issues addressed at the meeting was the Halal slaughter in Brazil.

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Philippines: New Halal standard to be launched in May

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Philippines: New Halal standard to be launched in May

NEW halal standard drafted by the Department of Trade and Industry is set to be launched in Davao City this coming May 1 to 6 in time for the Philippine Halal Trade Week.

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Retaj Hotels and Hospitality group expands to Asia

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Retaj Hotels and Hospitality group expands to Asia

Taj Hana and Retaj Group’s unique Halal tourism offering will make a “significant difference in the hospitality style of East Asia”.

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Opinion: Europe’s top ports snub Halal business citing weak demand

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Europe’s top ports snub Halal business citing weak demand

Port of Antwerp, Port of Hamburg, Port of Rotterdam, Bremen and Bremerhaven ports and Port of Zeebruggee were are in agreement with this decision.

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Malaysia: Foreigners at MIHAS 2018 open up opportunities for locals

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Foreigners at MIHAS 2018 open up opportunities for locals

MIHAS 2018, scheduled to be held on April 4-7, 2018 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre, is a component of World Halal Week 2018.

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Philippines: DTI identifies 3 trending global consumer products for 2018

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Philippines: DTI identifies 3 trending global consumer products for 2018

Organic, halal and kosher products are the trio of consumer goods opening up new opportunities for exporters whose goods have been certified by recognized certifying bodies.

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Malaysia: Zahid backs HDC slaughterhouse plan in Bagan Datuk

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Zahid backs HDC slaughterhouse plan in Bagan Datuk

Bagan Datuk area has the potential for a slaughterhouse and feedlot site because it is easily accessible, as well as near Port Klang allowing for the import of cows from Darwin, Australia.

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Dubai International Financial Centre joins 13th World Takaful Conference

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Dubai International Financial Centre joins 13th World Takaful Conference

Leading technology Gurus will converge to analyze and discuss the issues at hand whilst offering valuable insights for the smooth adoption of digitized processes.

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Paramount Fine Foods recognized for their work with newcomers to Canada

| 22/03/2018 | Reply
Paramount Fine Foods recognized for their work with newcomers to Canada

Paramount Fine Foods was recognized today by the Government of Canada for developing partnerships and creating a program to train and certify newcomers to work in the food and hospitality sector .

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Global Halal Expo India 2018 located with India Foodex 2018

| 20/03/2018 | Reply
Global Halal Expo India 2018 located with India Foodex 2018

Alongside the 10th India Foodex 2018 and 10th AgriTech India 2018 event series, they are launching a new vertical “Global Halal Expo India 2018” which will highlight foods based on Halal system.

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Japan signs deal with MWL to supply Halal Meals for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

| 19/03/2018 | Reply
Japan signs deal with MWL to supply Halal Meals for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

It will also certify the products and services in accordance with the halal and hygienic standards before they reach the consumers.

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Russia: Halfood 2018 will announce awards for best Halal and Eco products of the year

| 19/03/2018 | Reply
Russia: Halfood 2018 will announce awards for best Halal and Eco products of the year

The key competition of the Exhibition is “Best halal product” Contest. The contest is held among halal food producers and will includes 14 nominations.

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UAE: Five key factors driving Islamic finance growth

| 18/03/2018 | Reply
UAE: Five key factors driving Islamic finance growth

Regulating the Islamic finance sector and defining its frameworks and references will not only expand the market further, but also enhance its social and economic impact on many countries.

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Malaysia: Halal Connecting the World Through MyHA 2018

| 16/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Connecting the World Through MyHA 2018

Malaysia International Halal Assembly (MyHA) is a combination of four programmes starts from 26th March to 3rd April 2018 that will be held at Le Meridien Hotel Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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Malaysia: World Halal Week 2018 to reinforce Halal Industry into an Islamic Economic Pillar

| 16/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Week 2018 to reinforce Halal Industry into an Islamic Economic Pillar

Globally, there is a rapidly growing interest in Halal products and the Halal industry in general as countries begin to realize the potential of the industry.

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