Category: Asia

Opinion: Dairy ethical label market can grow by $4.6bn says Euromonitor

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Dairy ethical label market can grow by $4.6bn says Euromonitor

There is a growing movement towards sustainability, social responsibility and transparency on labels, says global market research company Euromonitor International with Halal on the top of the list.

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Brunei: Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Brunei:  Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

THE increasing number of Muslim travellers visiting Japan annually and the high standard of Brunei’s Halal certification presents investment opportunities for businessmen from both countries.

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Thailand: International Impact at THAIFEX-World of Food Asia 2016

| 08/06/2016 | Reply
Thailand: International Impact at THAIFEX-World of Food Asia 2016

THAIFEX-World of Food Asia has grown from strength to strength. 2016 marks the highest number of exhibitors to date with the participation of 1,919 exhibitors from 40 countries.

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Philippines: New halal law set to boost PH meat exports

| 08/06/2016 | Reply
Philippines: New halal law set to boost PH meat exports

Outgoing President Aquino has signed into law the Philippine Halal Export Development and Promotion Act, which will give further push to country’s exports.

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Asean must have a standard Halal certification – Matrade

| 08/06/2016 | Reply
Asean must have a standard Halal certification – Matrade

ASEAN must have mutual agreement which will lead to having a standard halal certification in order to facilitate halal trade within the region.

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Global Halal food lacks unifying standards: Report

| 07/06/2016 | Reply
Global Halal food lacks unifying standards: Report

REGULATION of Halal Foods in the global market face significant gaps, including lack of mutual recognition and a lack of unifying standards, according to a report.

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Indonesian Halal products sold out at Moscow Halal Expo

| 07/06/2016 | Reply
Indonesian Halal products sold out at Moscow Halal Expo

Indonesian foods, including instant noodles, peanuts, and chips, as well as traditional beverages such as red ginger drink, sold out at the Moscow Halal Expo.

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BA Shares London’s Best Halal Restaurants for Travellers to break fast

| 07/06/2016 | Reply
BA Shares London’s Best Halal Restaurants for Travellers to break fast

British Airways hand-picks a list of Halal restaurants in London for travellers from Malaysia to visit during the fasting month.

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UK: Brunei halal gains ground in UK

| 05/06/2016 | Reply
UK: Brunei halal gains ground in UK

Ghanim International Corporation, a wholly-owned government company, is behind the development, marketing and promotion of bruneihalal products across the world.

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Opinion: Asia’s growing Halal demand spurs innovation, profit

| 03/06/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Asia’s growing Halal demand spurs innovation, profit

In countries with predominantly Muslim populations, even nonfood halal markets, such as daily necessities and cosmetics, are already thriving.

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Russia: 7th Halal Expo 2016 exhibition opens in Moscow

| 03/06/2016 | Reply
Russia:  7th Halal Expo 2016 exhibition opens in Moscow

The organizers promise to cover the products corresponding to the norms of Islam. Those presented are the banking sector, medicine, cosmetics and fashion, in addition to food.

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Russian Biggest Retailers Lack Halal Food Products

| 01/06/2016 | Reply
Russian Biggest Retailers Lack Halal Food Products

Today in Russia Halal products take up to 10% (meat market) and 17% (the poultry market) in the food sector. The production of halal products continues.

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Brunei Halal moves head office to Gadong

| 01/06/2016 | Reply
Brunei Halal moves head office to Gadong

Dr Nur Rahman, CEO of Ghanim International Corporation, said that the new office will give easier access to a wider audience due to the centrality of the building’s location.

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Philippines: Marketing for halal certified products

| 01/06/2016 | Reply
Philippines: Marketing for halal certified products

The current highlight on market-access regulations pertaining to the promotion of halal products in major markets stresses on the stringent and costly processes being implemented.

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Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

| 31/05/2016 | Reply
Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

Recently the airline received Halal Certification from the Japan Islamic Trust (JIT) for the whole processing of its Muslim meal menus aboard all international flights departing from Japan.

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Pakistan: Majority of Pakistanis eating ‘Haram’ meat: officials

| 30/05/2016 | Reply
Pakistan: Majority of Pakistanis eating ‘Haram’ meat: officials

They said animals are not being slaughtered according to Islamic practice as the country fails to ensure ‘Halal’ standards are met.

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Malaysia: A fruitful Halal trip to China

| 30/05/2016 | Reply
Malaysia:  A fruitful Halal trip to China

In Xian, there was eagerness to get the Halal Development Corporation (HDC) to help develop Shaanxi’s halal industries.

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Indonesia shows interest to import meat & citrus from Pakistan

| 29/05/2016 | Reply
Indonesia shows interest to import meat & citrus from Pakistan

On the occasion, ambassador said that currently Indonesia is importing meat mainly from Australia which is non-Muslim country and they wish to import form Halal country like Pakistan.

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Opinion: China’s Halal Constitution

| 29/05/2016 | Reply
Opinion: China’s Halal Constitution

The increasing profile of Islam in public life is influencing recent constitutional debates in China, signaling that even China’s socialist legal system must account for the rights and duties of Muslims.

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Malaysia invited to become board member of SMIIC

| 25/05/2016 | Reply
Malaysia invited to become board member of SMIIC

Malaysia, which is recognised for spearheading global halal standards, has scored another first as it has been invited to join the board of directors of the Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries.

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