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Category: Italy

25% of Italy’s buffalo mozzarella made for Halal market

| 22/08/2017 | Reply
25% of Italy’s buffalo mozzarella made for Halal market

The halal version grew to over ten million kilos last year, meaning that one in four Italian buffalo mozzarellas are now destined for the Muslim market.

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TUTTOFOOD Milano World Food Exhibition: Halal Section

| 29/03/2017 | Reply
TUTTOFOOD Milano World Food Exhibition: Halal Section

It is being held in cooperation with WHAD World Halal Development (Italian halal certification center) offering a series of initiatives dedicated to companies that are Halal Certified.

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USA: ANSI Signs MoU Supporting New International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF)

| 29/11/2016 | Reply
USA: ANSI Signs MoU Supporting New International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF)

ANSI’s Reinaldo Figueiredo, senior program director, accreditation of product certification bodies represented ANSI, which signed the MoU along with other accreditation bodies.

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Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

WHAD is collaborating with Yayasan Media Hebat to organise a Malaysia-Italy Halal Summit 2016, to be held in Italy in November this year.

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Modest Fashion at GlES Roundtable Series in Italy

| 02/08/2015 | Reply
Modest Fashion at GlES Roundtable Series in Italy

Critical key challenges and opportunities in the global Islamic economy sector for modest fashion brands were discussed at a one-day roundtable on the global Islamic economy sector.

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Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

Italia Bayti, Muslim friendly hospitality, includes training and accreditation of restaurants, hotels, coffee shop, spa and wellness centers for Muslim travellers.

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Italian firms look at halal, kosher opportunities

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
Italian firms look at halal, kosher opportunities

Italian producers encouraged to take up business opportunity of ‘Made in Italy’ products, which are a status symbol in Middle East, to be Halal certified.

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France most popular European travel destination for Muslims

| 28/09/2014 | Reply
France most popular European travel destination for Muslims

Of the 400 Muslim respondents from Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and the United Arab Emirates, 30 percent cited France as their top European destination.

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World Halal Food Council sees Italy as potential Halal hub

| 31/03/2014 | Reply
World Halal Food Council sees Italy as potential Halal hub

The message was delivered by WHFC at an event organized by the Italian section of the Halal International Authority (HIA) recently held in Rome.

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UAE: Halal food gains momentum

| 19/12/2013 | Reply
UAE:  Halal food gains momentum

Industry stakeholders said investors are increasingly looking opportunities to make investments in halal food products to capitalise growth in this untapped market across many geographies.

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Opinion: Pope Francis calls for ethical financial and economic reform

| 17/05/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Pope Francis calls for ethical financial and economic reform

In one of his most outspoken comments since his election two months ago, Pope Francis has called for worldwide “financial reform along ethical lines” which would curb the “tyranny” of “markets and financial speculation”.

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EU: First Pecorino Toscano to be certified Halal

| 30/04/2013 | Reply
EU: First Pecorino Toscano to be certified Halal

The first pecorino cheese made in Tuscany to be certified Halal, made in accordance with Islamic food standards, is produced by the Caseificio Sociale Manciano.

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Italy: World Halal Food Council Europe arrives in Italy

| 25/02/2013 | Reply
Italy: World Halal Food Council Europe arrives in Italy

The World Halal Food Council of Europe, will group top experts on foods Muslims are allowed to eat, to meet for the first time in Italy. The conference is scheduled to be in Milan on March 1-2. The meeting, was organized by the local chapter of the Halal International Authority.

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Italy: UAE, Italy promoting halal food certification

| 22/02/2012 | Reply
Italy: UAE, Italy promoting halal food certification

“The ministry is working on an ambitious project of halal certification, an instrument that allows a marriage of Italian excellence and the guarantee of production respecting Islamic rules, which brings significant potential for opening towards markets connected to precise religious principles,” the director of the department of trade internationalisation at the ministry, Patrizia Giarratana, said.

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UAE: Population growth spurs demand for food

| 14/02/2012 | Reply
UAE: Population growth spurs demand for food

Many international suppliers which export food to the UAE are reporting double digit growth in the last year. This growing demand is reflected in the high attendance figures of Gulfood 2012 which has attracted a sell-out participation from 88 countries and 110 international pavilions.

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Italy: Halal International Authority (HIA) Recognized by MUI

| 18/11/2011 | 1 Reply
Italy: Halal International Authority (HIA) Recognized by MUI

The decree has been provided to Sheikh Prof.Dr.Eng. Sharif Lorenzini, as the President of HIA Italy, because according to the head of the MUI, this Halal Certification Body of Italy which has its headquarters in Bari, and branch offices in Milan, Italy has fulfilled the requirements and in compliance with the conditions stipulated by MUI in the aspects of halal certification.

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Italian company creates halal mozzarella

| 06/07/2011 | Reply
Italian company creates halal mozzarella

The changing fabric of Italian society has given a new twist to one of the country’s signature delicacies, with the advent of halal mozzarella.

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Italy: Campania firm produces first ‘halal’ certified mozzarella

| 23/06/2011 | 1 Reply
Italy: Campania firm produces first ‘halal’ certified mozzarella

A company in Italy’s southern Campania region has won certification for the first ‘halal’ buffalo milk mozzarella cheese made according to strict Islamic principles.

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Italy: First ‘Halal’ firm to supply restaurants and canteens

| 21/05/2011 | Reply
Italy: First ‘Halal’ firm to supply restaurants and canteens

Italy’s first-ever ‘Halal’ supplier has opened for business in Italy’s northern city of Bologna, selling meals prepared according to Islamic principles to restaurants and canteens in Italy and abroad.

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Italy eager to boost trade, investment ties with UAE

| 10/05/2011 | Reply
Italy eager to boost trade, investment ties with UAE

A majority of the Middle East and Gulf tourists look for Halal foods when they go abroad and Italy is not an exception. Italy has a good variety of Halal food and trying to improve it more. There is certified authentic Halal food available in Italy and it is also very important for their exports to Arab countries.

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