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Category: India

GulfTIC Global network of companies at the forefront of Halal certification and compliance

| 06/02/2018 | Reply
GulfTIC Global network of companies at the forefront of Halal certification and compliance

The word ‘Halal’ has now become a new brand in the world, not only in the worldwide discussions at various forums and expos, but this is also proven by the growing Halal market in many countries.

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Unilever plots rebound with products developed in India, Indonesia

| 27/09/2017 | Reply
Unilever plots rebound with products developed in India, Indonesia

Unilever said it wants to eventually obtain halal-certification for Lakme in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation, where the majority of locally-produced Unilever brands are already halal certified.

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Malaysia: Allana to diversify Halal frozen meat offering to local market

| 21/09/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Allana to diversify Halal frozen meat offering to local market

Allanasons Pvt Ltd (Allana), which is on the lookout for more Malaysian companies to serve as distributors, is working towards diversifying its product offering of halal frozen meat to the local market.

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UAE-based halal forum ‘ready to support India’

| 06/08/2017 | Reply
UAE-based halal forum ‘ready to support India’

UAE-headquartered International Halal Accreditation Forum is ready to support India in its halal industry and in bridging consumer awareness gaps, said a top official.

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Saudi Arabia bans Indian poultry products

| 04/01/2017 | 1 Reply
Saudi Arabia bans Indian poultry products

The ban comes 4 weeks after the WHO reported an outbreak of avian influenza or bird flu in several parts of India.

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UAE: Market for Indian ‘halal’ products rising in Gulf

| 27/07/2016 | Reply
UAE: Market for Indian ‘halal’ products rising in Gulf

With the largest chunk of overseas Indian population living in the Gulf countries, the market potential for ‘halal’-certified products from India in this region continues to grow.

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India: Modest Fashion Talent Search Contest in India

| 04/02/2016 | Reply
India: Modest Fashion Talent Search Contest in India

Zywary Foundation launched for modest fashion talent search contest to encourage, empower, enfranchise women to ‘dream, design and develop’ their interpretation of Modest Fashion.

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Opinion: Standards for Halal-certified food across the world

| 03/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Standards for Halal-certified food across the world

By Mohamed Jinna, FnBNews.com These days, with the advent of food technology, food processing has become complex. Hence, consumers have a wider choice of processed food which creates a situation where consumers are exposed to a variety of food that may contain prohibited (haram) ingredients with E-codes, but will be unable to understand the critical […]

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Unique branding exercise for India’s first Halal cosmetics – Iba

| 11/08/2015 | Reply
Unique branding exercise for India’s first Halal cosmetics – Iba

Ecotrail Personal Care, a start-up by sisters Mauli and Grishma Teli, is the only company in India that makes Halal cosmetics.

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India: Evolving the Middle Path

| 09/07/2015 | Reply
India: Evolving the Middle Path

Fashion and religion are not often spoken in the same breath but EastEssence.Com is trying to bridge this gap with a line of Islamic clothing.

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India: IOL Chemicals advances with renewal of Halal Certificate

| 01/07/2015 | Reply
India: IOL Chemicals advances with renewal of Halal Certificate

It will facilitate the company to explore untapped export markets for its products, IOL Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals said.

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India’s first halal cosmetics store is less religion and more style

| 26/05/2015 | Reply
India’s first halal cosmetics store is less religion and more style

When Afreen Shaikh, a 26-year-old resident of Ahmedabad’s Muslim locality of Juhapura, heard there was a new halal cosmetic store called Iba opening near her home, she rolled her eyes.

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Opinion: The growing untapped market of Muslim consumers worldwide

| 08/12/2014 | Reply
Opinion: The growing untapped market of Muslim consumers worldwide

When looking for a new segment to launch your brand in there are not many untapped mines left. So, where should you look? The Muslim consumers.

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Can halal beauty products thrive in India?

| 14/11/2014 | Reply
Can halal beauty products thrive in India?

Two sisters, in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, are looking at this Halal make-up “niche market” with plans to start exporting outside India early next year.

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India’s first halal cosmetic brand Iba Halal Care launched

| 03/09/2014 | Reply
India’s first halal cosmetic brand Iba Halal Care launched

India’s personal care market is growing 15-17% year-on-year. Currently, they are only looking at catering to the domestic demand.

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Opinion: Welcome to the Halal economy

| 06/02/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Welcome to the Halal economy

Dubai now sees a much larger story unfolding, which goes well beyond the boundaries of mere Islamic banking or finance.

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India: Businesses to get their services, products Halal certified

| 05/06/2013 | Reply
India: Businesses to get their services, products Halal certified

Businesses in India have now woken up to the importance of getting their services or products Halal in order to make inroads into countries with large Muslim populations.

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India: Halal India wins Quality Excellence Award

| 28/02/2013 | Reply
India: Halal India wins Quality Excellence Award

Halal India has won the ‘Quality Excellence Award For Best Customer Service Result-2013’ at the National Quality Excellence awards-2013 held by the Stars of the Industry Group.

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Opinion: The great ideological struggle of the 21st Century

| 26/02/2013 | Reply
Opinion: The great ideological struggle of the 21st Century

An interview with Chandran Nair, author of Consumptionomics: Asia’s role in reshaping capitalism and saving the planet. In the interview, Chandran discusses why the battle of ideas in Asia will define our future.

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India: Halal products must be certified and labelled

| 07/01/2013 | Reply
India: Halal products must be certified and labelled

The new draft rules framed by the FSSAI on food labelling claims has set a separate section for a provision to be made for claims related to religious practices, like ‘halal’, so that the food conforms to the requirements of the appropriate religious or ritual authorities.

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