Category: Asia

Singapore: Speciality & Fine Food Asia unveils a fresh new look for its second edition

| 24/11/2017 | Reply
Singapore: Speciality & Fine Food Asia unveils a fresh new look for its second edition

Speciality & Fine Food Asia, with a new logo and an updated creative to convey a contemporary, energetic and upbeat feel, will take place from 17-19 July 2018 at Suntec Singapore.

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Malaysia: Visit/Exhibit in the International Halal Village @ MIFB 2018

| 22/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Visit/Exhibit in the International Halal Village @ MIFB 2018

This will serve as a Halal market platform that caters to the needs of the Halal producers, traders and business leaders sourcing for products and looking for partners.

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Malaysia: ‘International Halal Awards to be introduced next year’

| 22/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: ‘International Halal Awards to be introduced next year’

“We will use it to highlight and reward those who go above and beyond when it comes to halal-compliance, innovation, excellence, integrity, transparency, academia and technology.”

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Indonesia Announces 3 New Halal Tourism Packages At The Moscow Halal Expo

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesia Announces 3 New Halal Tourism Packages At The Moscow Halal Expo

The team, headed by Mr. Riyanto Sofyan, will also discuss cross-promotion opportunities between Russian and Indonesian travel companies.

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Indonesian businesses prepare for the worst as they face up to universal Halal law

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesian businesses prepare for the worst as they face up to universal Halal law

It is poised to cover a wide range of consumer goods from food and beverages to textiles, which must all be certified Halal by the time the Act is introduced in 2019.

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Malaysia: ‘Halal’ is not just a about food

| 19/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: ‘Halal’ is not just a about food

Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin, Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) chief executive officer, said that most countries had only just begun or have yet to go beyond the food industry.

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Malaysia to lead the way in unifying halal standards

| 19/11/2017 | Reply
Malaysia to lead the way in unifying halal standards

Keeping up with all these standards from multinational certification bodies might be a major challenge but the emphasis should be put on ways to further develop the industry.

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Russia: Moscow Halal Expo – ‘Halal services are a part of Muslim lifestyle’

| 19/11/2017 | Reply
Russia: Moscow Halal Expo – ‘Halal services are a part of Muslim lifestyle’

We chose Moscow because it’s the largest consumer market in Russia. 2.5 million Muslims live here – more than in any other republics.

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Brunei: Ghanim-UBD pact to take Halal brand to a higher orbit

| 17/11/2017 | Reply
Brunei: Ghanim-UBD pact to take Halal brand to a higher orbit

Their organisational values endeavour to deliver bruneihalalfoods products and product solutions that are wholesome, innovative and trustworthy to the local and international market.

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Cape Town first-ever Halal Conference leads to $6 million worth of business deals

| 16/11/2017 | Reply
Cape Town first-ever Halal Conference leads to $6 million worth of business deals

This will assist in the long-term vision of establishing Cape Town as the Halal Hub for Africa that will include opportunities for trade, tourism and investment in the Western Cape.

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Opinion: New Indonesian halal law seen disrupting business, hurting SMEs

| 15/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: New Indonesian halal law seen disrupting business, hurting SMEs

The changes will affect potentially hundreds of billions of dollars on consumer products. Even the agency’s newly minted director, Dr Sukoso, and his staff of 45, admit they face a steep curve.

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Istanbul gets ready for World Halal Summit, Halal Expo

| 14/11/2017 | Reply
Istanbul gets ready for World Halal Summit, Halal Expo

Conferences and workshops titled “Islamic Finance”, “Halal Food Industry”, “Islamic Tourism”, “Hajj and Umrah”, “Halal Medicine, Pharma and Chemistry”, “Islamic Life and Halal Textile” will be held in the expo.

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UAE to sign halal MOU with Philippines before year-end

| 14/11/2017 | Reply
UAE to sign halal MOU with Philippines before year-end

ESMA in the UAE and Philippines are expected to sign a memorandum of understanding before year end that will create a government agency back home authorized to certify halal products for the Emirates.

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Indonesia: YPHI Encourages Government to Immediately Issue BPJPH Implementation Rules

| 06/11/2017 | Reply
Indonesia: YPHI Encourages Government to Immediately Issue BPJPH Implementation Rules

The head of the Indonesian Halal Products Foundation (YPHI) Yanis Musdja said the challenge faced by the newly built body is very complex.

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Azerbaijan can increase number of halal hotels

| 04/11/2017 | Reply
Azerbaijan can increase number of halal hotels

Tourism tends to become one of the main sectors of the Azerbaijani economy, and that can be seen from the huge flow of tourists visiting the country this year.

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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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