Category: Regional news

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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Dubai’s First Ever ‘Modest Fashion Week’ Draws to a Spectacular Close

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Dubai’s First Ever ‘Modest Fashion Week’ Draws to a Spectacular Close

The two-day style event that took place across the 8-9 December saw established and emerging designers from over 20 countries take part in 40 fashion shows, with 50 brand booths.

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UAE, UK keen to explore Islamic finance synergies

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UAE, UK keen to explore Islamic finance synergies

London Lord Mayor looks forward to further strengthening the existing relationship and exploring synergies in Islamic finance between the City of London and the DIEDC.

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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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The Halaal System of Pakistan (An Overview)

| 12/12/2017 | Reply
The Halaal System of Pakistan (An Overview)

The history of Halaal Certification in Pakistan is not very old. However, today Pakistan is in a position to play a pivotal role in the world of Halaal after spending 7 years preparing it’s ‘Halaal System’.

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Brunei: Delivering bruneihalalfoods products to the world

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Brunei: Delivering bruneihalalfoods products to the world

Ghanim International Corporation is a state-owned enterprise in Brunei Darussalam that develops, markets and promotes high-quality Halal food products under the bruneihalalfoods brand.

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Brunei a leader in Halal foods

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Brunei a leader in Halal foods

One of the cornerstones that the Brunei government has towards diversifying their economy is manufacturing Halal products under the brand Brunei Halal Food.

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Brunei: Why MC Biotech chose Brunei

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Brunei: Why MC Biotech chose Brunei

In recent years Brunei has been keen on developing its life science and pharmaceutical industry, striving to become a vibrant regional hub for export-oriented manufacturing and R&D.

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UK: Focus on future at free producer open meetings

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UK: Focus on future at free producer open meetings

Beef and sheep producers are invited to a series of open meetings across the country to find out how AHDB Beef & Lamb is ensuring the industry is fit for the future.

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UK: Food supplied by ‘Halal World’ no longer available at 19 Asda stores

| 11/12/2017 | Reply
UK: Food supplied by ‘Halal World’ no longer available at 19 Asda stores

Asda confirmed they had ‘removed 19 Halal World counters from their stores and said that they would be replacing them all with a new offer soon, with four stores already converted to the new supplier.

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UK: London’s halal economy is primed for global footprint

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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

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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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Philippines now full member of int’l Halal accreditation network

| 09/12/2017 | Reply
Philippines now full member of int’l Halal accreditation network

This is according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), when Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB), officially signed a full membership agreement with IHAF.

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Bahrain’s WIBC summit draws top global banking giants

| 07/12/2017 | Reply
Bahrain’s WIBC summit draws top global banking giants

ALGO Bahrain – the world’s first Fintech Consortium of Islamic Banks to enable Islamic banks for the paradigm shift in the banking industry as a result of financial technology (Fintech) was launched at the event.

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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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Pakistan: Halal food authority, PHFA, all set to resume functioning

| 05/12/2017 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal food authority, PHFA, all set to resume functioning

The PHFA’s main purpose is to promote and enhance trade of halal food products to gain share in the international market.

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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

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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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Bahrain: Industry Stalwarts set to headline the 24th World Islamic Banking Conference

| 04/12/2017 | Reply
Bahrain: Industry Stalwarts set to headline the 24th World Islamic Banking Conference

“Drivers of Economic Growth & Risks: Policymakers & Regulators”, is in line with the conference’s steady vision to serve as a compass for the global Islamic finance and banking industry.

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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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