Category: Europe

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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Turkey: World Halal Summit 2017 highlighted prospects for rapidly growing Global Halal Market

| 05/12/2017 | Reply
Turkey: World Halal Summit 2017 highlighted prospects for rapidly growing Global Halal Market

Pointing out that livestock products, meat and poultry come to the fore in halal food, Ete said halal food certification is important for products containing additives.

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UAE: Halal Accreditation Certificate awarded to the Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

| 05/12/2017 | Reply
UAE: Halal Accreditation Certificate awarded to the Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Agency has become the authorized halal certification body for Montenegro, which will enable companies from this country to place their products on the market of the Gulf countries.

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EU slaughter rules do not curb halal, kosher practices, top court adviser says

| 01/12/2017 | Reply
EU slaughter rules do not curb halal, kosher practices, top court adviser says

A European Union stipulation that ritual slaughter must take place in slaughterhouses does not curb religious rights, an adviser to the bloc’s top court said.

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EU: ‘Ban on kosher meat forces choice between Belgium and religion’

| 30/11/2017 | Reply
EU: ‘Ban on kosher meat forces choice between Belgium and religion’

The umbrella group representing French-speaking Jewish communities in Belgium filed an appeal with a federal court against a regional ban on the production of kosher and halal meat.

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Opinion: Global Halal food sector set to boom as market grows

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Global Halal food sector set to boom as market grows

Established players are expanding at home and abroad through franchising and multinationals have also made major investments in Muslim-majority markets.

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Hamdan Bin Mohammad honours winners of 5th Islamic Economy award

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Hamdan Bin Mohammad honours winners of 5th Islamic Economy award

The winners were felicitated at a special ceremony held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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UAE leads key sectors in global Islamic economy

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
UAE leads key sectors in global Islamic economy

The Global Islamic Economy Indicator for this year evaluated the health of the Islamic economy ecosystem across more than 73 countries, based on equally weighted key metric categories.

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Opinion: Islamic economy on growth path as consumer demand rises

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Islamic economy on growth path as consumer demand rises

The Islamic economy is on a robust growth trajectory worldwide, according to the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2017-2018.

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Opinion: The rise and rise of ‘Halal’ business

| 27/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: The rise and rise of ‘Halal’ business

Kerim Ture established Modanisa to sell his products. It attracts 100 million visitors annually, has customers in 120 countries, and has no shortage of manufacturers willing to work with it.

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Turkey: Muslim states urged to compete for $4B halal market

| 25/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey: Muslim states urged to compete for $4B halal market

High-level speakers from more than 80 countries will discuss issues surrounding halal food, pharmacy and medicine as well as Islamic finance, tourism and textiles until Saturday.

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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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Turkey seeks to get $400B share in global halal sector

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey seeks to get $400B share in global halal sector

“With our government’s policies and the efforts of the private sector, we can raise our share of the global halal market to 10 percent — $400 billion in a short period of time.”

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Turkey to issue halal visa, become approval center for world halal market

| 21/11/2017 | Reply
Turkey to issue halal visa, become approval center for world halal market

Halal Accreditation Authority (HAK), which was established last month, will be launched at the OIC Halal Expo and World Halal Summit 23-25 November 2017 in Istanbul.

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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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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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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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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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