Category: G-20 News

Alchemiya – Our Reason for Being

| 15/02/2018 | Reply
Alchemiya – Our Reason for Being

The driving force behind Alchemiya is our love of global Islamic culture, art, music, design, food, and we want to share that with as many people as we can.

This culture has produced some of the most iconic objects in the world: the Taj Mahal, Persian carpets, Uzbek embroidery, Arabic Calligraphy. These buildings, objects and ideas illustrate the high points of Muslim creative expression and are valued by everyone. They also inspired us to define values for Alchemiya that encapsulate the intention behind them, to be productive, peaceful, creative and to strive for excellence.

Our purpose is “To offer inspirational content that reflects the rich culture of the Muslim world”. Alchemiya exists in the digital world, with no physical presence but behind it lies the same intentions that created these beautiful objects. We approach our work with the same care and hope for the same result…to lift the human soul and fill it with joy.

Read More

HalalFocus Supporting Alchemiya

| 15/02/2018 | Reply
HalalFocus Supporting Alchemiya

With the realisation that what we watch – consume – with our eyes and ears and imaginations is just as important as what we put in our mouths, supporting video-on-demand operator is a natural extension of our work on HalalFocus.

More than that, success for Alchemiya also means the spread of the all-important messages of peace, productivity and creativity; messages that are a natural antidote to radicalisation and Islamophobia. Alchemiya brings more peace and well-being to our own lives and the lives of those around us.

Read More

Canada: OneWorld Foods partner to bring authentic Halal food experience to Canadians

| 14/02/2018 | Reply
Canada: OneWorld Foods partner to bring authentic Halal food experience to Canadians

With a growing ethnic market, and an increasingly sophisticated consumer seeking high flavour profiles with great food, OneWorld is well on its way to success.

Read More

UK: London Muslim Lifestyle Show wins Event of the Year

| 12/02/2018 | Reply
UK: London Muslim Lifestyle Show wins Event of the Year

The London Muslim Lifestyle Show 2018 takes place on 21st – 22nd April at Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX.

Read More

UK: Bradford directors disqualified over purchase of gold bullion

| 10/02/2018 | Reply
UK: Bradford directors disqualified over purchase of gold bullion

Greentabs Ltd (CRO No 03484420) formerly known as Mumtaz Food Industries Ltd, was incorporated on 22 December 1997 as a restaurant and food manufacturing plant.

Read More

Saudi Arabia: Tourism boost for Madinah, hub of Islamic and historical sites

| 08/02/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Tourism boost for Madinah, hub of Islamic and historical sites

Madinah was the capital of Islamic culture in 2013 and the capital of Islamic tourism in 2017, and it witnessed tremendous progress in the tourism sector.

Read More

UK: Sheep slaughtered without stunning doubles to more than 11 million in UK

| 07/02/2018 | 1 Reply
UK: Sheep slaughtered without stunning doubles to more than 11 million in UK

The Government has said it would prefer all animals going to slaughter to be stunned first, but there was long-standing convention to respect the rights of Jewish and Muslim communities.

Read More

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.

Read More

UK: ‘Modest wear’ for men hits the UK catwalk

| 05/02/2018 | Reply
UK: ‘Modest wear’ for men hits the UK catwalk

The concept of women’s “modest fashion” is well established in the retail world, this year will see men’s modest fashion come to the fore for the first time, experts say.

Read More

From Farm to Fork – Issues with Fish Farming for Halal Certifying Bodies

| 04/02/2018 | Reply
From Farm to Fork – Issues with Fish Farming for Halal Certifying Bodies

The role of Halal Certifying Bodies is missed in fish farming, or is less visible, on farmed fish, there being the belief among Muslims that all fish are Halal is dangerous and short sighted.

Read More

USA: One of the Largest Retailers in the US is Launching a Hijab-Friendly Fashion Line

| 02/02/2018 | 1 Reply
USA: One of the Largest Retailers in the US is Launching a Hijab-Friendly Fashion Line

Macy’s has partnered with Verona Collection, an Islamic boutique, and plans to exclusively carry Verona products for both Muslim and non-Muslim women across the U.S.

Read More

Opinion: It’s time to label all meat as stunned or unstunned at slaughter

| 02/02/2018 | Reply
Opinion: It’s time to label all meat as stunned or unstunned at slaughter

“Ban halal and kosher meat in the UK.” This is the demand of an online petition signed by more than 88,000 people doing the rounds on social media.

Read More

Russia: Moscow Halal Expo exhibition rebranded to HALFOOD brand

| 02/02/2018 | Reply
Russia: Moscow Halal Expo exhibition rebranded to HALFOOD brand

On April 25-26 2018 the 9th International Exhibition of Halal Products “Moscow Halal Expo” (HALFOOD 2018) — will be held at the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre in Moscow.

Read More

EU: DSM receives halal certification for the majority of its personal care products

| 01/02/2018 | Reply
EU: DSM receives halal certification for the majority of its personal care products

DSM’s Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients business unit today announces that following audits at its production sites in Vouvry and Aesch, over half its personal care portfolio is now certified as halal.

Read More

UAE: Shifting Saudi food buying patterns spurs exporters confidence

| 01/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Shifting Saudi food buying patterns spurs exporters confidence

DUBAI — A major shift in the food buying preferences of Saudi consumers is unlocking huge two-way trade opportunities in the Kingdom, according to a recent survey by leading research provider, Nielsen. With Saudi’s domestic food producers receiving a confidence boost for their dairy, snacks, ice-cream, mineral water, tea and coffee production, a host of […]

Read More

Saudi Arabia: The Biggest Halal Center in the World Establishes in Holy Mecca

| 01/02/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: The Biggest Halal Center in the World Establishes in Holy Mecca

Halal Commission at MWL is the only body in Brazil that applies legal and Islamic standards. MWL doesn’t issue an export certificate, to Saudi Arabia or any other country before ensuring totally that all conditions are fully and firmly met.

Read More

Canada: Alberta’s ‘best-kept secret’ – Beef producers chase Halal market

| 01/02/2018 | Reply
Canada: Alberta’s ‘best-kept secret’ – Beef producers chase Halal market

Alberta’s Department of Agriculture started paying close attention to halal economic opportunities at least 15 years ago. It has now become a major focus.

Read More

USA: KFC Franchisee Loses Fight to Market Chicken as Muslim-Friendly

| 24/01/2018 | Reply
USA: KFC Franchisee Loses Fight to Market Chicken as Muslim-Friendly

KFC’s corporate policy prohibits franchisees from making religious dietary claims about its food.

Read More

UK: County council backs down over decision to ban unstunned halal meat in schools

| 24/01/2018 | Reply
UK: County council backs down over decision to ban unstunned halal meat in schools

LANCASHIRE County Council has backed down over its controversial decision to ban the serving of unstunned halal meat in its schools, after the threat of a legal challenge.

Read More

Alchemiya – riding the crest of market forces

| 24/01/2018 | Reply
Alchemiya – riding the crest of market forces

Streaming video on demand, geared for the Muslim millennial digital consumer, offering inspiring lifestyle content, delivered via apps to mobile devices in Southeast Asia.

Read More