Category: Middle East & Africa

South Africa: Department kicks off forum for Muslims to engage on Halal Agri Park

| 17/09/2017 | Reply
South Africa: Department kicks off forum for Muslims to engage on Halal Agri Park

Following a feasibility study into a halaal food park in Cape Town, the Department of Agriculture in the Western Cape is now engaging Muslim stakeholders on what the future of this project could look like.

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UAE: Global Halal economy set to reach US$6.4 trillion by 2018

| 17/09/2017 | Reply
UAE: Global Halal economy set to reach US$6.4 trillion by 2018

Halal movement gains momentum as the 9th Halal Expo Dubai gets opens door to global participants, Monday, Sept 18 at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel, Dubai.

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Dubai Food Park to get major Chinese-UAE facility

| 11/09/2017 | 1 Reply
Dubai Food Park to get major Chinese-UAE facility

Dubai Food Park (DFP), the region’s largest specialised food sector zone, will be home to a China-UAE Food Industrial cluster.

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Malaysia: The Emerging Markets of Halal Cosmetics

| 07/09/2017 | Reply
Malaysia:  The Emerging Markets of Halal Cosmetics

The manufacturing of Halal cosmetics has introduced new technologies as well as internal and external methods in the areas of R&D, formulation, and production.

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Saudi Arabia: The Hajj and the year-round Umrah generate $12bn in revenues from worshippers

| 06/09/2017 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: The Hajj and the year-round Umrah generate $12bn in revenues from worshippers

Pilgrimage is the backbone of a plan to expand tourism under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s economic reform programme, to diversify the economy away from oil.

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China’s $1 trillion investment in ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative

| 06/09/2017 | Reply
China’s $1 trillion investment in ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative

The US$1 trillion investment by China in its ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative is expected to accelerate the growth of the US$50 billion (Dh183 billion) GCC Halal food market.

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Pakistan exploring new markets for export of meat, dairy products

| 04/09/2017 | Reply
Pakistan exploring new markets for export of meat, dairy products

Efforts are being made for market access in Russia, China, South Africa, Egypt, Hong Kong and Indonesia besides Middle-East countries for meat and meat products.

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Malaysian exporters to promote Halal exports worth $9.79 bn at Halal Expo Dubai 2017

| 30/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysian exporters to promote Halal exports worth $9.79 bn at Halal Expo Dubai 2017

The 9th edition of the Halal Expo Dubai to be held from September 18-19 at the Roda Al Bustan Hotel near Dubai International Airport.

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Unveils Blueprint for Dubai Food Park

| 23/08/2017 | Reply
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Unveils Blueprint for Dubai Food Park

The Park will be a one-stop destination for government, administrative and logistical services related to food wholesale, import, export and re-export.

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Dafza issues guide on Dubai halal industry

| 22/08/2017 | Reply
Dafza issues guide on Dubai halal industry

Highlighting Halal products in different industries, with numerous financial investment possibilities for international financiers to contribute to improving the Islamic economic climate.

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Nigeria out of $2.3tr market for lack of Halal certification agency

| 21/08/2017 | 1 Reply
Nigeria out of $2.3tr market for lack of Halal certification agency

Halal Research Council are partnering with Jaiz Foundation on Halal Certification to establish the first Halal certification agency in Nigeria.

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OMANEXPO: Oman’s biggest annual food and hospitality event

| 21/08/2017 | Reply
OMANEXPO: Oman’s biggest annual food and hospitality event

Omanexpo has announced that the 12th edition of Food & Hospitality Oman will be held at the new Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC) from 16 to 18 October.

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Pakistan poised to capture the growing global Halal market

| 12/08/2017 | Reply
Pakistan poised to capture the growing global Halal market

With centralised accreditation recently established, and a robust market potential waiting to be maximised, Pakistan’s halal industry is poised for a brilliant future.

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UAE: Expansion of the Dubai Speciality Food Festival 2017

| 11/08/2017 | Reply
UAE: Expansion of the Dubai Speciality Food Festival 2017

A more health conscious consumer, is driving a desire both globally and regionally for specialist foods, such as organic and halal, pushing the foodservice to meet demand.

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UAE: Halal Expo Dubai, Salaam Gateway to attract foreign investment

| 09/08/2017 | Reply
UAE: Halal Expo Dubai, Salaam Gateway to attract foreign investment

Halal Expo Dubai, the largest and most comprehensive business-to-business (B2B) halal exposition in the Middle East, and Salaam Gateway have agreed to promote the strategically significant event.

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Doha seminar expected to attract 100 Asean and Qatari companies

| 09/08/2017 | Reply
Doha seminar expected to attract 100 Asean and Qatari companies

Asean Committee in Doha (ACD) chairman and Thailand ambassador Soonthorn Chaiyindeepum said the seminar aims to promote Asean as an attractive market of 622mn people with a combined GDP of $2.6tn.

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UAE bans Japanese Kikkoman soy sauce due to alcohol content

| 09/08/2017 | Reply
UAE bans Japanese Kikkoman soy sauce due to alcohol content

The decision came based on the results of tests conducted by specialised accredited laboratories, which confirmed that several samples of the product with different production dates violated the rules.

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Opinion: Cultural Sensitivities & Packaging Design for Halal Foods

| 09/08/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Cultural Sensitivities & Packaging Design for Halal Foods

Packaging has a significant role in addressing cultural sensitivities in various markets around the globe.

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UAE-based halal forum ‘ready to support India’

| 06/08/2017 | Reply
UAE-based halal forum ‘ready to support India’

UAE-headquartered International Halal Accreditation Forum is ready to support India in its halal industry and in bridging consumer awareness gaps, said a top official.

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UAE: Halal Expo Dubai To Strengthen UAE Lead in Halal Industry Development

| 24/07/2017 | Reply
UAE: Halal Expo Dubai To Strengthen UAE Lead in Halal Industry Development

Halal Expo Dubai will strengthen UAE’s goal of leading and developing the Halal industry in the Arab region and beyond.

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