Category: India

Bangladesh gets go-ahead to export halal food

| 09/07/2011 | Reply
Bangladesh gets go-ahead to export halal food

Bangladesh will soon start exporting halal food after Malaysia’s Department of Islamic Development approved the Islamic Foundation Bangladesh (IFB) as a halal certification body, a business leader said on Saturday.

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India: Halal market is a rage now

| 09/07/2011 | Reply
India: Halal market is a rage now

India is home to more than 175 million Muslims and has the third-largest community of Muslim consumers in the world after Indonesia and Pakistan. But its market in regard to the choices of Halal-endorsed products among mainstream brands is still highly untapped.

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India: Intertek responds to Indian Halal demand

| 26/06/2011 | 1 Reply
India: Intertek responds to Indian Halal demand

India has more than 175 million Muslim people but still does not have access to many Halal products from reputed brands, prompting Intertek to expand its services in India to include Halal certification of food products.

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India: Intertek forays into Halal Certification in India

| 09/06/2011 | Reply
India: Intertek forays into Halal Certification in India

Intertek, global leader in quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industires, is extending its food certification expertise to include Halal Certification in India.

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Malaysia: AYS Sees Rising Demand For Halal Frozen Ready-To-Eat Meals

| 02/06/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: AYS Sees Rising Demand For Halal Frozen Ready-To-Eat Meals

A recent MOU signing allows Zion Alliance and its business partner, VGP Group of Companies, to distribute AYS’s Sri Kulai microwaveable halal frozen ready-to-eat Malaysian meals throughout their network in India.

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Appeal to change labelling airline meals to Halal Meal instead of Muslim Meal

| 12/02/2011 | Reply
Appeal to change labelling airline meals to Halal Meal instead of Muslim Meal

The following letter has been sent to Senior management in International Air Transport Association IATA, by the CEO of Halal India, in order to request a change in the labeling of meals served to Muslim travellers to ‘Halal Meal’. In some instances the label ‘Muslim Meal’ has not guaranteed an actual Halal certified meal being served on the aircraft when requested. They may just have ensured there were no pork dishes.

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Halal India & Halal Research Council Pakistan sign Strategic Partnership MOU

| 23/01/2011 | Reply
Halal India & Halal Research Council Pakistan sign Strategic Partnership MOU

Both parties will promote Halal Development industry in their respective regions and worldwide, and support and acknowledge each others organisation while doing so.

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Meet the new Muslim Consumer

| 02/12/2010 | Reply
Meet the new Muslim Consumer

When it comes to big consumer markets, Asia is not short of contenders. China and India, with their billion-plus populations have led the way, while a number of large emerging markets are now also catching the eyes of marketers.

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Singapore: Crescentrating.com and Halal India announces partnership

| 05/10/2010 | Reply
Singapore: Crescentrating.com and Halal India announces partnership

Singapore based Crescentrating.com, which provides “Halal Friendly” rating for travel & tourism services and facilities, and Halal India, the leader in Halal certification in India, today announced a partnership to boost the growing Halal industry in India.

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Intertek and IHIA enter tripartite co-operation and collaboration on Global Halal Management System with two Halal Certification Bodies

| 22/01/2010 | Reply
Intertek and IHIA enter tripartite co-operation and collaboration on Global Halal Management System with two Halal Certification Bodies

Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety solutions to a
wide range of industries, has joined the International Halal Integrity
Alliance (IHIA) in signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the
Central Islamic Committee of Thailand (CICOT) and Halal India Pvt Ltd
(HI) to implement the Global Halal Management System (GHMS). The GHMS is a set of standards and regulations for which the Halal
Certification practice is set against to implement a global
accreditation standard.

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India and ASEAN: an FTA and beyond

| 22/01/2010 | Reply
India and ASEAN: an FTA and beyond

The ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement (AIFTA), which has been concluded, after protracted discussions, is a strategic event that holds promise for both parties. The agreement is noteworthy as it completes ASEAN’s links with Asia’s two major
emerging powers and two of the fast growing economies in the world,
China and India.

India could leverage on its massive Muslim population (160 million, and
the third largest in the world) to connect with Islamic banking and
finance and the halal food market.

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