Category: UK

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.

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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.

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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.

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Business ideas for 2018: Muslim lifestyle economy

| 15/01/2018 | 1 Reply
Business ideas for 2018: Muslim lifestyle economy

With the worldwide Muslim consumer lifestyle market and halal economy set to reach $3.7 trillion by 2019, there’s heaps of potential for the Islamic market.

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UK: The Seventh Annual Urban Muslim Woman Show across 3 Cities in the UK

| 09/01/2018 | Reply
UK: The Seventh Annual Urban Muslim Woman Show across 3 Cities in the UK

Each year, the Urban Muslim Woman Show, designed to inspire, connect and empower Muslim women, attracts hundreds of attendees from across the UK and throughout Europe.

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UK: Halal meat could be labelled with method of slaughter after Brexit

| 02/01/2018 | Reply
UK: Halal meat could be labelled with method of slaughter after Brexit

“We fully support the labelling or meat, and even to make that distinction between stunned meat and unstunned meat. But it’s important that all meats are labelled accurately,” Muslim Council of Britain.

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UK: Halal school meals ban could be challenged in court

| 22/12/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal school meals ban could be challenged in court

A move to ban unstunned halal meat from Lancashire schools could be delayed or overturned after the threat of a judicial review was made to Lancashire County Council.

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Opinion: Vegan options are set to increase even more in 2018, says GlobalData

| 21/12/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Vegan options are set to increase even more in 2018, says GlobalData

2017 has seen some landmark vegan products launched by major brands: McDonalds released a vegan burger, Pizza Hut launched a vegan pizza, and Asda began stocking vegan mince pies.

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Poland: Poultry producer launches exports to UK

| 15/12/2017 | Reply
Poland: Poultry producer launches exports to UK

“Imposing a ban on non-stun slaughter could generate losses for both meat processors and breeders,” Zarzycki said. “We export such meat to France, Lebanon and Germany, and we also sell it in Poland.?”

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UAE, UK keen to explore Islamic finance synergies

| 14/12/2017 | Reply
UAE, UK keen to explore Islamic finance synergies

London Lord Mayor looks forward to further strengthening the existing relationship and exploring synergies in Islamic finance between the City of London and the DIEDC.

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UK: Focus on future at free producer open meetings

| 12/12/2017 | Reply
UK: Focus on future at free producer open meetings

Beef and sheep producers are invited to a series of open meetings across the country to find out how AHDB Beef & Lamb is ensuring the industry is fit for the future.

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UK: Food supplied by ‘Halal World’ no longer available at 19 Asda stores

| 11/12/2017 | Reply
UK: Food supplied by ‘Halal World’ no longer available at 19 Asda stores

Asda confirmed they had ‘removed 19 Halal World counters from their stores and said that they would be replacing them all with a new offer soon, with four stores already converted to the new supplier.

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UK: London’s halal economy is primed for global footprint

| 11/12/2017 | Reply
UK: London’s halal economy is primed for global footprint

As the world’s Islamic population continues to grow at a rapid pace, young and wealthy millennials are increasingly demanding consumer products that fit their faith.

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London-based premium halal food brand Haloodies offers a recipe for growth

| 11/12/2017 | Reply
London-based premium halal food brand Haloodies offers a recipe for growth

The market is flooded with halal from questionable sources and at low prices; this blocks brands with more trusted supply sources to enter the market in certain sales channels.

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UK: Farm visit for Halal sector stakeholders

| 07/12/2017 | Reply
UK: Farm visit for Halal sector stakeholders

“We have received excellent feedback from the event and as result AHDB are planning to make this farm visit an annual event.”

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UK: ‘Parma 2064’ Halal Parmigiano Reggiano cheese has launched in London

| 26/11/2017 | Reply
UK: ‘Parma 2064’ Halal Parmigiano Reggiano cheese has launched in London

Parma 2064, the World’s first Halal approved Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese launched and won it’s first award at the World Cheese Awards.

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UK: Veganism presents rapidly growing opportunity for UK retailers

| 22/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Veganism presents rapidly growing opportunity for UK retailers

November is vegan month in the UK and with more shoppers are turning to veganism as consumers show a greater concern for the environment and the welfare of animals.

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UK: Non-stun halal abattoirs far more likely to break animal welfare rules

| 18/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Non-stun halal abattoirs far more likely to break animal welfare rules

Leading vets last night called for an investigation into why non-stun halal abattoirs had a much higher rate of welfare violations.

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UK: The $4.5Billion Halal Market opportunity and how to access it

| 15/11/2017 | Reply
UK: The $4.5Billion Halal Market opportunity and how to access it

Throughout the week at Food Matters Live being held in London at ExCel, 21-23 November 2017, Halal industry leaders, London Halal Food Festival, will bring together experts from the halal industry.

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UK: Mandatory CCTV in abattoirs to be introduced in 2018

| 13/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Mandatory CCTV in abattoirs to be introduced in 2018

Legislation is expected to be introduced in the New Year, and come into force in the Spring, with all slaughterhouses required to comply following an adjustment period of up to 6 months.

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