Category: Retail

UK: Asda is now promoting Eid Gifts for Ramadan

| 20/06/2017 | Reply
UK: Asda is now promoting Eid Gifts for Ramadan

Asda has brought in products this year to suit their Muslim clients during Ramadan and also for the Eid. Halal cosmetics and personal care and Arabic puzzles and Eid wallets for children.

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USA: Whole Foods stock rockets 28% on $13.7 billion Amazon takeover deal

| 16/06/2017 | Reply
USA: Whole Foods stock rockets 28% on $13.7 billion Amazon takeover deal

Mackey will remain CEO of the grocery store chain after the deal closes, and the store will continue to operate under the Whole Foods brand.

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Singapore’s halal grocer MyOutlets making offline-to-online global push

| 07/06/2017 | Reply
Singapore’s halal grocer MyOutlets making offline-to-online global push

After opening Singapore’s biggest all halal-certified foods supermarket, MyOutlets quietly launched its global e-marketplace Haladeen.

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Opinion: Alarming rise in food wastage during Ramadan

| 02/06/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Alarming rise in food wastage during Ramadan

Every year, a dramatic increase in food waste is witnessed in Muslim countries during Ramadan due to the uncontrolled and lavish grocery shopping.

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Ramadan in the UK: Supermarkets missing a trick to capture the Halal market

| 29/05/2017 | Reply
Ramadan in the UK: Supermarkets missing a trick to capture the Halal market

To meet demand some supermarket chains across the UK are offering special aisles for Ramadan dedicated to halal food and products.

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Malaysia: Halal Buddy lets you scan food for Halal Ingredients

| 24/05/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Buddy lets you scan food for Halal Ingredients

HalalBuddy is intended to scan food that doesn’t have a halal certification but may still be completely halal for Muslims to eat.

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UK: HHIC 2017 takes the industry by storm

| 12/05/2017 | Reply
UK: HHIC 2017 takes the industry by storm

Two days of collaboration, thoughtful panel discussions, informative presentations and plentiful networking within mainstream halal food industry took place at the recent HFA Halal Industry Conference.

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Canada: SIAL conference looks at ethnic shoppers and how to connect with them

| 10/05/2017 | Reply
Canada: SIAL conference looks at ethnic shoppers and how to connect with them

Anyone who identifies as an ethnic consumer is expecting more from grocers than ever before, said Salima Jivraj, managing director at Nourish Food Marketing.

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UK: Halal counters at Asda – shop under one roof for all your Ramadan needs

| 08/05/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal counters at Asda – shop under one roof for all your Ramadan needs

With over 45 varieties of certified Halal meats by Haji Baba, in certain stores this Ramadan. Asda is your one stop shop for all your Iftari essentials.

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Why the Retail Crisis Could Be Coming to American Groceries

| 05/05/2017 | Reply
Why the Retail Crisis Could Be Coming to American Groceries

The American grocery store has so far been mostly immune to the ravages of online shopping and the all around apocalyptic outlook facing the nation’s retailers.

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Philippines: Unilever PHL ready to export halal products

| 04/05/2017 | Reply
Philippines: Unilever PHL ready to export halal products

Unilever invested Php 1.7 billion for the manufacturing plant in Cavite, which is eyed to be the halal hub for markets of Southeast Asia and Australia.

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Halal food market surging in Canada

| 21/04/2017 | Reply
Halal food market surging in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency approved guidelines for halal products just last year which is unprecedented because of malpractices going on.

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UK: Defra parliamentary questions round

| 20/04/2017 | Reply
UK: Defra parliamentary questions round

In response to a call from Shipley MP Philip Davies for all halal and kosher meat products to be ‘properly labelled’ at the point of sale.

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UAE: Halal certification soon for online food delivery services

| 25/03/2017 | Reply
UAE: Halal certification soon for online food delivery services

IHAF is working with regulatory bodies in the UAE to establish a halal certification system for online food delivery businesses.

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Brazil’s BRF mulls options to Halal unit One Foods IPO

| 17/03/2017 | Reply
Brazil’s BRF mulls options to Halal unit One Foods IPO

BRF wants proceeds from the sale of the One Foods stake to help propel the latter’s expansion into Asian Muslim nations.

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UK: Halal food a ‘bigger market than China’

| 15/03/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal food a ‘bigger market than China’

‘If we want to be open for business with the world, we need to be aware that a lot of the world is Muslim,’ said Abdalhamid Evans, Senior Strategist, Imarat Consultants.

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Canada: Chudleigh’s baked goods launch in India

| 14/03/2017 | Reply
Canada: Chudleigh’s baked goods launch in India

Riz Global Foods had the opportunity to have successfully launched a range of Frozen Halal Desserts from Chudleigh’s at the AAHAR show in India.

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UK: Halal food provider Haloodies upbeat about expansion

| 28/02/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal food provider Haloodies upbeat about expansion

There will also probably be an interest in halal from those who are not required to eat it for religious purposes but buy it for ethical purposes.

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First ever ‘modest’ fashion show suitable for Muslims held in London

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
First ever ‘modest’ fashion show suitable for Muslims held in London

The clothes comply with Muslim values but the designers say they get interest from women of all faiths and cultures who simply want to cover up a bit more.

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UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

| 23/02/2017 | 1 Reply
UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

The department store will also offer a range of other Muslim clothing including tops, dresses, jumpsuits, kimono wraps, hijab pins and caps in selected stores.

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