Category: Asia

Pakistan: Malaysia to set up Halal food industry at Ghazi, Haripur

| 03/11/2017 | Reply
Pakistan: Malaysia to set up Halal food industry at Ghazi, Haripur

Malaysia will establish Halal food industry at Ghazi, Haripur and in this regard an agreement was also signed with Canada.

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UAE based Halal food company begins manufacturing in Brunei

| 02/11/2017 | Reply
UAE based Halal food company begins manufacturing in Brunei

Saahtain Group officially launched its Bruneian subsidiary Saahtain Asia Sdn Bhd, which manufactures Halal ready-to-eat meals at their newly operational facility at the Salambigar Industrial Park for export.

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China: Xi’an Int’l Halal Food & Trade Expo concludes successfully

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
China: Xi’an Int’l Halal Food & Trade Expo concludes successfully

The Official Opening on 26 Oct 2017 also marked the soft launch of PureGoodHoldings DMDI Halal Trade Offices that span 23 countries.

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Report: Tapping into the Muslim Consumer Potential

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
Report: Tapping into the Muslim Consumer Potential

Many marketers are still in the dark about the potential of the Muslim market. This is a new Report to help people understand this fast growing consumer sector that spreads across five major Halal industries.

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Russia: Halal cosmetics from US will be presented at Moscow Halal Expo

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Russia: Halal cosmetics from US will be presented at Moscow Halal Expo

A young US-based company, Maya Cosmetics, will present a nail polish complying with halal requirements at the Moscow Halal Expo 2017 on 16-18 November.

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Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

The third meeting of Turkey-Qatar Supreme Strategic Committee kicked off in Istanbul on Tuesday.

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Malaysia’s Indirect Role for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia’s Indirect Role for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

It is evident that Japan has a rise in Muslim tourists and they would like to cater to this growing demand, especially in terms of food, accommodation and services.

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Turkey seeks to become key player in halal food sector

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
Turkey seeks to become key player in halal food sector

“We believe that when the problem of legislation — one of the problems of the halal food sector — is solved, our country will be one of the key actors in the global halal market,” head of the Anatolian Businessmen’s Association.

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Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

| 20/10/2017 | Reply
Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

Qatar is believed to be doubling its investments in Turkey in 2018 to amount to $20 billion by injecting new investments worth $19 billion; in addition to the existing $18 billion investments in various fields.

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Turkish minister highlights halal market opportunities

| 20/10/2017 | Reply
Turkish minister highlights halal market opportunities

The agency will be the sole authority on halal product certification and accreditation in Turkey. It will also be able to establish offices abroad.

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Malaysia: Jakim releases Halal consumer app

| 17/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim releases Halal consumer app

The application is designed to assist consumers in checking the halal status of food and beverage products, food premises, slaughterhouses, consumables, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products and halal-certified logistic services.

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Malaysia to ramp up initiatives and internationalise Halal concept

| 17/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia to ramp up initiatives and internationalise Halal concept

Zahid said Malaysia can benefit greatly from the halal industry, which has been identified as a new source of economy via the Islamic Economic Transformation Programme.

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Japanese shipper expands halal logistics to Indonesia

| 15/10/2017 | Reply
Japanese shipper expands halal logistics to Indonesia

Yusen Logistics has become the first Japanese freight company to receive halal certification in Indonesia, part of an effort to expand in a fast-growing region with a large Muslim population.

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Pakistan: Foreign group offers Sustainable Farming on BOT basis in Karachi

| 15/10/2017 | Reply
Pakistan: Foreign group offers Sustainable Farming on BOT basis in Karachi

A conglomerate have submitted a proposal that includes a complete integrated Halal farming system in the province of Sindh with a farm-to-fork concept to cater to domestic and global demand of Halal food.

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Indonesia: Government ends MUI’s authority to issue halal certificates

| 14/10/2017 | 1 Reply
Indonesia: Government ends MUI’s authority to issue halal certificates

“Anything that relates to the protection and guarantee of halal products is now the responsibility of the government,” MUI deputy chairman Zainut Tauhid Sa’adi added in a statement on Friday. (3 Articles)

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Malaysia: Guardian own brand how halal-certified

| 14/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia:  Guardian own brand how halal-certified

The in-house products produced by Guardian pharmacy are now halal-certified by the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim).

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Indonesia in Top 10 World Halal Consumers

| 12/10/2017 | Reply
Indonesia in Top 10 World Halal Consumers

Halal Product Guarantee Organizing Agency (BPJPH) is to hold a Halal Product Guarantee (JPH) and is expected to be a stimulant to generate and stimulate the development of the Halal industry.

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Opinion: Ethics in Business – An Islamic Perspective

| 11/10/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Ethics in Business – An Islamic Perspective

Can business ethics truly exist or how does a businessman be ethical in a highly competitive business environment these days?

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Report: The ‘Tayyib’ ‘pure and wholesome’ aspect of ‘Halal and Tayyib’

| 11/10/2017 | Reply
Report: The ‘Tayyib’ ‘pure and wholesome’ aspect of ‘Halal and Tayyib’

“Food systems are making us sick. Unhealthy diets are the most obvious link, but are only one of many pathways through which food and farming systems affect human health.”

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Vitafoods Asia 2017: Strategic Move to Singapore Makes Positive Impact

| 10/10/2017 | 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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