Category: Asia

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.

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2018 To Be Largest, Best Platform To Showcase Halal Products

| 02/02/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2018 To Be Largest, Best Platform To Showcase Halal Products

Matrade: We expect visitors to increase by 10-15 per cent, or 26,000, at MIHAS 2018 in our new MITEC trade and exhibition centre , which will have over 1,000 exhibition booths.

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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.

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Philippines: DOST leads World Halal Assembly PH

| 25/01/2018 | Reply
Philippines: DOST leads World Halal Assembly PH

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) recently led the World Halal Assembly Philippines (WHAP) to develop and create vast opportunities and programs for Halal industry.

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Global Muslim Population Grows 18 Percent, Driving Record Demand of Halal Products

| 18/01/2018 | 1 Reply
Global Muslim Population Grows 18 Percent, Driving Record Demand of Halal Products

Global market research company Euromonitor International unveiled via webinar the latest trends shaping the halal market as companies race to benefit from a pool of untapped consumers.

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Philippines: Manila to host 2-day World Halal Assembly

| 17/01/2018 | Reply
Philippines: Manila to host 2-day World Halal Assembly

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Region 12 will hold the World Halal Assembly in Manila on January 18 and 19 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel.

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Pakistan: Preferential trade deal with Saudi Arabia

| 16/01/2018 | Reply
Pakistan: Preferential trade deal with Saudi Arabia

PAKISTAN has evolved a comprehensive package in line with Saudi Vision-2030 to promote bilateral trade and investment between the two countries. The package envisages measures to ease procedures for business visa, remove non-tariff barriers and initiate talks on a preferential trade agreement (PTA). The package will be discussed at a high-level forum — Saudi-Pak Joint […]

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Japanese sugar firm Mitsui invests $7.6m in halal production drive

| 16/01/2018 | Reply
Japanese sugar firm Mitsui invests $7.6m in halal production drive

To cater to the halal market, Mitsui Sugar has decided to entirely eliminate bone char from its sugar production processes. Instead, it will use filtration with activated charcoal.

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Indonesian university to assist new government organisation as ‘halal guarantor’

| 16/01/2018 | Reply
Indonesian university to assist new government organisation as ‘halal guarantor’

The University of Indonesia’s (UI) new Halal Centre is now assisting the government’s recently-formed Halal Products Certification Agency (BPJPH) on halal certification and testing.

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UAE: DIEDC to Enhance Cooperation in Islamic Economy With RIW Group

| 15/01/2018 | Reply
UAE: DIEDC to Enhance Cooperation in Islamic Economy With RIW Group

Group of Strategic Vision ‘Russia – Islamic World’ (RIW Group) to exchange expertise and best practices in the field of Islamic economy with the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre.

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AJ Pharma to turn Malaysia into halal vaccine hub

| 06/01/2018 | Reply
AJ Pharma to turn Malaysia into halal vaccine hub

Malaysia is set to become a hub for halal vaccines with the completion of formulation and fill-finish facilities built by AJ Pharma Holding Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Saudi-based AJ Vaccines Group.

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Vitafoods Asia 2017: Strategic Move to Singapore Makes Positive Impact

| 29/12/2017 | Reply
Vitafoods Asia 2017: Strategic Move to Singapore Makes Positive Impact

Vitafoods Asia, the only dedicated event for the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, and dietary supplements in Asia, concluded its seventh edition on a high note for the first time in Singapore.

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Malaysia Expresses Desire To Cooperate With The Maldives In The Halal Industry

| 21/12/2017 | Reply
Malaysia Expresses Desire To Cooperate With The Maldives In The Halal Industry

Malaysia has expressed the desire to cooperate with the Maldives in the halal industry, particularly in terms of halal food, services and Islamic tourism and finance.

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Indonesia: University of Indonesia now halal products guarantor

| 20/12/2017 | Reply
Indonesia: University of Indonesia now halal products guarantor

To assist government efforts in the provision of halal products, the University of Indonesia (UI) has launched a Halal Centre, which will serve as a halal products guarantor institution (LPH).

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‘Pakistan can become leader in global halal trade’

| 16/12/2017 | Reply
‘Pakistan can become leader in global halal trade’

Livestock is an integral part of agriculture sector of the country and have the potential to get huge share in the international Halal trade of over $ 300 billion.

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USA: Unilever Is Launching a New ‘Natural’ Line of Shampoos and Soaps to Attract Millennials

| 15/12/2017 | Reply
USA: Unilever Is Launching a New ‘Natural’ Line of Shampoos and Soaps to Attract Millennials

Unilever is going after two “growth vectors,” as Jope calls them, that are particularly attractive to the highly coveted millennial cohort: “brands with purpose” and the natural segment.

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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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Thailand Halal Assembly 2017

| 14/12/2017 | Reply
Thailand Halal Assembly 2017

The Halal food industry is one of the country’s most revenue-generating sectors. Last year, Thailand was ranked among the world’s top 10 halal product exporters.

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Pakistan Halal Food Authority remains only on paper for two years

| 14/12/2017 | Reply
Pakistan Halal Food Authority remains only on paper for two years

The ministry has asked establishment division to urgently create posts of three director generals for the planned establishment of Pakistan Halal Food Authority (PHFA).

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Brunei: Strategic Halal push

| 14/12/2017 | Reply
Brunei: Strategic Halal push

A number of Bruneian companies yesterday signed strategic alliance agreements with global Halal players from Indonesia and Malaysia for enhancing logistics and marketing cooperation.

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