Category: India

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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India: Airline caterers respond to Halal Tourism Requirement

| 10/11/2012 | Reply
India: Airline caterers respond to Halal Tourism Requirement

Halal India, one of the leading Halal certification bodies in the world, has recently certified two major airline caterers in India: TajSATS and SkyGourmet. They sought Halal Certification from Halal India to give more value and credibility to their facilities.

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India seeks more Halal Trade with Brunei

| 11/10/2012 | Reply
India seeks more Halal Trade with Brunei

A delegation visited Brunei for the first time with the objective to promote Halal products and Halal friendly tourism. India is looking forward to working with Brunei to improve the trade of India Halal products in the Brunei market.

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India: Rapidly-growing Indonesia offers F&B sector plethora of opportunities

| 28/09/2012 | Reply
India: Rapidly-growing Indonesia offers F&B sector plethora of opportunities

In terms of population, Indonesia, with about 240 million inhabitants, is the fourth-largest country in the world, and has the largest Muslim population. With the maximum numbers of Muslims it definitely shows ample scope for trade in halal foods.

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India: McDonald’s goes vegetarian in India

| 05/09/2012 | Reply
India: McDonald’s goes vegetarian in India

So how’s the new all-vegetarian version of McDonald’s going to play in India? We can only guess, although from China to France, the mega chain has a history of successfully adjusting its brand abroad to suit the locals.

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Opinion: Connecting with Muslims

| 23/07/2012 | Reply
Opinion: Connecting with Muslims

While international PR firms have focused on development of business in the BRIC countries, Fleishman-Hillard reports that Muslims, “the single biggest market in the world,” have been largely overlooked.

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India: Halal India launches online Halal restaurant guide

| 19/07/2012 | Reply
India: Halal India launches online Halal restaurant guide

This online Restaurant guide is first of its kind in India which features all the Halal Certified Restaurants, Hotels, Halal Friendly Hotels, Halal Friendly hospitals, Halal Friendly shops and beyond.

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India: Fleishman-Hillard launches unit to build engagement with Islamic market

| 19/07/2012 | Reply
India: Fleishman-Hillard launches unit to build engagement with Islamic market

Fleishman-Hillard has launched Majlis, a specialised unit that aims to help clients build more successful engagement with the global Muslim consumer market. Majlis is an Arabic term that refers to an assembly for dialogue.

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India: Maxim Media to study Halal tourism opportunities in India

| 29/05/2012 | Reply
India: Maxim Media to study Halal tourism opportunities in India

In a strategic tie up with US based research and advisory firm Dinar Standard, Maxim Consultancy is to research the possibilities and opportunities for Halal tourism in India.

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Indian brands get ‘halal’ stamp

| 21/05/2012 | Reply
Indian brands get ‘halal’ stamp

Seeking their share of the growing halal industry, different food and healthcare brands in India are getting halal stamps to woo the country’s Muslim population as well are millions of customers around the globe.

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India: First hospital in India to achieve Halal certification

| 12/05/2012 | Reply
India: First hospital in India to achieve Halal certification

Global Health city, world class tertiary multi super specialty hospital, is the first hospital in India to receive the Halal Certification for it’s hospital services by Halal Development Corporation (HDC). Global Health City, Chennai is a 500 bedded super specialty tertiary care facility.

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India: New English lifestyle magazine for Muslims

| 24/04/2012 | Reply
India: New English lifestyle magazine for Muslims

The new title, Muallim, which is being touted as the first English language lifestyle magazine for Muslims in the country, will hit the newsstands in May.

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Opinion: Halal meningitis vaccine available worldwide

| 22/04/2012 | Reply
Opinion: Halal meningitis vaccine available worldwide

The long waited halal meningitis vaccine named ‘Menveo’ is now available worldwide. Many Muslim countries including Saudi Arabia have approved it and many have instructed to replace the previously used one with this halal vaccine.

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UAE: Burnt bone-free ‘halal sugar’ heads to Middle East

| 06/03/2012 | Reply
UAE: Burnt bone-free ‘halal sugar’ heads to Middle East

Keen to tap a booming market dominated by meat slaughtered in accordance with Islamic rituals, one of India’s largest sugar sellers is bagging up halal-branded sweetener made without any powdered cow bones used by some sugar refiners.

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UAE: World’s 1st Halal Certified Sugar from India

| 09/02/2012 | Reply
UAE: World’s 1st Halal Certified Sugar from India

Kazi Mufti Mohamed Kifayathullah Baqavi, a recognized government body in India, issued a 2 year-halal certificate to Warana Sugar valid from 20th November in 2011 which confirms that Warana sugar is lawful and permitted for human consumption and fit for Muslim community. The company also announced plans to penetrate the GCC market this year, immediately after launching in the UAE.

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India: ‘Kashmir ideally suited for Saudi tourists’

| 08/01/2012 | 1 Reply
India: ‘Kashmir ideally suited for Saudi tourists’

A high-level delegation of tourism and culture ministers, government officials, bureaucrats, airline operators and tourism experts from different states of India is currently visiting the Kingdom to familiarize Saudis with all that “Incredible India” has to offer.

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Pakistan: Trade relations with India in agriculture

| 08/12/2011 | Reply
Pakistan: Trade relations with India in agriculture

On the heels of Australia, New Zealand and Canada, India has captured a large share of Halal meat market globally. Though India is exporting Halal meat of all categories from poultry to red meat, it is buffalo meat that has earned India a lucrative market and burgeoning revenue.

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Appeal to change airline catering label from “MOML” (Muslim Meal) to “HLML” (Halal Meal)

| 31/10/2011 | 1 Reply
Appeal to change airline catering label from “MOML” (Muslim Meal) to “HLML” (Halal Meal)

Mohamed Jinna, CEO of Halal India is trying to assist with raising awareness amongst Halal certifiers internationally to address the issue of the labelling of Halal meals on airlines worldwide.

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Halal India signs MoU with Halal Nepal

| 31/10/2011 | Reply
Halal India signs MoU with Halal Nepal

Mr Jinna, CEO, Halal India, stated that this MoU will help with bringing these two countries together in many ways. Lots of products are being exported from India to Nepal and now Halal India certified products will be available for the significant Muslim population of Nepal.

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