Category: Farm-to-Fork News

UK: Halal superstore’s new partnership with Spar

| 12/10/2015 | Reply
UK: Halal superstore’s new partnership with Spar

KQF, the Lancashire based Halal food manufacturer and retailer, has announced a new partnership with SPAR. The company held the formal reopening of its 5,000sq.ft. superstore.

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Opinion: Halal food standards too complex-Nestlé

| 12/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Halal food standards too complex-Nestlé

Demand for halal food is growing but confusion surrounding global standards is hindering the industry’s potential, said an executive at Nestle, the world’s biggest food group.

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Brunei: Simpor Pharma expands local client base

| 11/10/2015 | Reply
Brunei:  Simpor Pharma expands local client base

The sultanate’s first pharmaceutical manufacturing plant, is expanding its local client base by making its products available in supermarkets and other retail outlets.

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USA: Midamar, Islamic Services Hit With $600,000 Forfeiture

| 09/10/2015 | Reply
USA: Midamar, Islamic Services Hit With $600,000 Forfeiture

The order was entered after the business entities each pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud.

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UK: Professional chef brings Halal fine dining experience to Lancashire

| 09/10/2015 | Reply
UK: Professional chef brings Halal fine dining experience to Lancashire

Graes Dining, is a fine dining experience using Halal meat. It will begin as a pop up restaurant where food enthusiasts are invited to attend an exclusive event.

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Pakistan: Post-IPO results: Al Shaheer’s profit up by 168%

| 08/10/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Post-IPO results: Al Shaheer’s profit up by 168%

One of the largest exporters of meat, Al Shaheer saw its revenues for the year rise 12% to Rs5 billion compared to Rs4.4 billion in FY14.

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Dubai to aim to be hub for halal accreditation worldwide

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Dubai to aim to be hub for halal accreditation worldwide

Dubai Municipality is handling certification of halal establishments and products; the launch of an independent accreditation body is currently in its final stages.

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EU: Animal welfare at heart of European organic farming proposals

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
EU: Animal welfare at heart of European organic farming proposals

“Appropriate and humane pre-stunning should be compulsory for all organic animals at the time of slaughter.”

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Study explores untapped Islamic economy potential of the African market

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Study explores untapped Islamic economy potential of the African market

A Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry study to be launched at Africa Global Business Forum reveals large investment opportunities in the untapped sectors.

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Malaysia Must Develop Food Security Policy

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia Must Develop Food Security Policy

Government agencies, agriculture entrepreneurs and independent farmers could play a role in ensuring adequate and quality food supply in the country.

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Bosnian Processor Builds Plant With Eye on Turkish Market

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Bosnian Processor Builds Plant With Eye on Turkish Market

In total, along with the planned increase in workforce and exports, the project could be worth up to BAM 30m (€58.6m), the meat processor says.

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Opinion: Islamic halal economy set to grow, say experts

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic halal economy set to grow, say experts

Many products that were sharia-compliant by nature are now being certified as halal, contributing to the increase in the size of the halal economy.

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UAE: ESMA grants 20 companies Halal certification

| 07/10/2015 | Reply
UAE: ESMA grants 20 companies Halal certification

The number of companies that hold the Halal National Mark certifications jumped to 33 companies despite the short span of tine after the launch.

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UAE Imposes Indefinite Ban On Ethiopian Meat Exports

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
UAE Imposes Indefinite Ban On Ethiopian Meat Exports

UAE has officially banned the commodity for an unlimited period of time as of October 1, 2015. It was imposed over problems related to a rushed order for the Eid ul-Adha holiday.

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Dubai ruler launches Global Islamic Economy gateway

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
Dubai ruler launches Global Islamic Economy gateway

Providing business and professional data on the main sectors of the Islamic economy, including food, finance, tourism, pharmaceuticals, fashion, and digital media.

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Kenya: Sh350 million halal abattoir in Nairobi

| 05/10/2015 | Reply
Kenya: Sh350 million halal abattoir in Nairobi

More than 3,000 small scale farmers from Narok, Kajiado, Samburu and Isiolo counties raised the cash and built Halal Slaughterhouse.

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Australia: UAE, Saudi remain Victoria’s top food, fibre export markets

| 01/10/2015 | Reply
Australia: UAE, Saudi remain Victoria’s top food, fibre export markets

The Mena region is also an important destination for Victorian red meat, with export volumes up 10 per cent.

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Russia’s Kosher kingpin aims to launch Halal-meat empire

| 01/10/2015 | Reply
Russia’s Kosher kingpin aims to launch Halal-meat empire

In Russia, some 1.3 million tons of halal meat are produced annually, making up 10 percent of the entire meat market.

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Thousands Fed Tayyib Halal Ready to Eat Meals During Hajj

| 30/09/2015 | Reply
Thousands Fed Tayyib Halal Ready to Eat Meals During Hajj

Tayyib Halal Ready to Eat meals made in United Arab Emirates by Saahtain Foods were distributed to tens of thousands needy pilgrims on the move.

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UAE: State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2015-2016

| 28/09/2015 | Reply
UAE: State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2015-2016

Four Islamic countries, Malaysia, KSA, UAE and Bahrain, have received top rankings as the healthiest Islamic economy environments worldwide.

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