Category: Regional news

Pakistan: Al-Rahim gets permission to export chilled Halal meat to Middle East

| 11/05/2018 | Reply
Pakistan: Al-Rahim gets permission to export chilled Halal meat to Middle East

The Al-Rahim slaughterhouse slaughterhouse is accredited by the Ministry of Climate Control & Environment (MOCCAE) to export chilled beef to UAE.

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UK retailers cash in on Ramadan and Eid

| 10/05/2018 | 1 Reply
UK retailers cash in on Ramadan and Eid

This year an estimated four million British Muslims will be observing the holy month of Ramadan and fasting during the day.

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Saudi appetite for organic food said to be growing – survey

| 10/05/2018 | Reply
Saudi appetite for organic food said to be growing – survey

Ethical food choice motives – concern for environment (19 percent) and animal welfare (12 percent) – also have a strong influence on consumers’ attitudes.

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Russia: Halfood & Ecogoods 2018 post event Report

| 08/05/2018 | Reply
Russia: Halfood & Ecogoods 2018 post event Report

Over one hundred companies from different regions of Russia, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, as well as specially invited companies from Syria and Indonesia participated.

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UAE among Turkey’s top ten cosmetics exports markets globally

| 08/05/2018 | Reply
UAE among Turkey’s top ten cosmetics exports markets globally

Halal products a key growth driver Almost 100 Turkish companies to participate at Beautyworld Middle East UAE: Turkey’s thriving cosmetic and personal care industry has found a receptive market in the UAE. According to Turkish Exporter’s Assembly (TiM), its 2017 cosmetic exports to the UAE stood at AED 80 million, which is approximately 3 percent […]

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Australia leading Global Hub of Halal Meat With Muslim Population of Over 500,000

| 08/05/2018 | Reply
Australia leading Global Hub of Halal Meat With Muslim Population of Over 500,000

Australia, which has over 500,000 Muslims, has become a leading hub in making and producing halal meats.

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UK: Europe’s first Eid Shopping Festival comes to Westfield London in June

| 06/05/2018 | Reply
UK: Europe’s first Eid Shopping Festival comes to Westfield London in June

The London Eid Festival 2018 takes place on 23rd and 24th June 2018 at Westfield London.

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Punjab Food Authority bans “energy” in energy drinks, while KP bans drink altogether

| 06/05/2018 | Reply
Punjab Food Authority bans “energy” in energy drinks, while KP bans drink altogether

Ordered beverage companies that manufacture so called “Energy drinks” to remove the label as it is misleading for consumers and scientifically false.

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Saudi Prince Advocates Healthier Living With Region-Wide Vegan Restaurant

| 06/05/2018 | Reply
Saudi Prince Advocates Healthier Living With Region-Wide Vegan Restaurant

Prince Khaled will be opening at least 10 restaurants in the UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, and Jordan.

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Italy: Italian-Arab Bourse: ‘halal certificates good for business’

| 05/05/2018 | Reply
Italy: Italian-Arab Bourse: ‘halal certificates good for business’

How certifying products as ‘halal’ can be good for business was discussed with the head of the WHAD-World Halal Development, Annamaria Aisha Tiozzo.

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Pursuing ‘permissible’ beauty in Korea

| 02/05/2018 | Reply
Pursuing ‘permissible’ beauty in Korea

Halal beauty products appeal to both Muslim and non-Muslim customers but Korean companies are slow to adapt.

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Halal industry can help Indonesia in international trade

| 02/05/2018 | Reply
Halal industry can help Indonesia in international trade

Unfortunately, the halal law is considered burdensome for businesses because it is difficult to apply.

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USA: Broiler Stunning for Halal Meat Processing

| 01/05/2018 | Reply
USA: Broiler Stunning for Halal Meat Processing

The import of Halal food into the Gulf Cooperation Council countries is expected to increase from $25.8 billion in 2010 to $53.1 billion by 2020.

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UAE: Al Islami Foods sells minority stake to Mitsubishi Corporation

| 01/05/2018 | Reply
UAE: Al Islami Foods sells minority stake to Mitsubishi Corporation

UAE-based frozen meat halal manufacturer Al Islami Foods has sold a minority stake to Mitsubishi Corporation to drive further growth in the global halal market.

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2018 records strong sales – the MIHAS Roundup

| 01/05/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2018 records strong sales – the MIHAS Roundup

A total of RM1.52 billion sales were recorded, compared to RM1.01 billion registered last year.

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Canada: First new hatchery in more than 30 years to open in Ontario

| 30/04/2018 | Reply
Canada: First new hatchery in more than 30 years to open in Ontario

In addition to the new hatchery, the two companies announce that they are investing $10 million to enhance its halal processing facility.

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Central Asia countries to increase exports of halal products

| 30/04/2018 | Reply
Central Asia countries to increase exports of halal products

Kyrgyzstan is preparing to launch a pilot project of voluntary certification and labeling of products and services for compliance with halal standards.

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A boost on the horizon for South African halaal exports

| 27/04/2018 | 2 Replies
A boost on the horizon for South African halaal exports

Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape’s tourism, trade and investment agency, is leading a trade delegation to Singapore for Food and Hotel Asia.

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UK: Breaking Boundaries in Modest Fashion

| 27/04/2018 | Reply
UK: Breaking Boundaries in Modest Fashion

This weekend saw thousands of Muslims gather for the premier Modest Fashion Live catwalk show at the London Muslim Lifestyle Show in Olympia.

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Philippines set for new halal accreditation scheme as officials eye bigger slice of $630bn market

| 24/04/2018 | Reply
Philippines set for new halal accreditation scheme as officials eye bigger slice of $630bn market

A new halal accreditation scheme for the Philippines will be launched by Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) next month.

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