Category: Regional news

Japanese soy sauce manufacturer “Kikkoman” launches “HALAL Soy Sauce”

| 24/08/2017 | Reply
Japanese soy sauce manufacturer “Kikkoman” launches “HALAL Soy Sauce”

After trial and error of over 4 years, Kikkoman Halal Soy Sauce finally launched on August 21, 2017. it is also completely gluten-free soy sauce.

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Malaysia: A crying need for global Halal standard

| 24/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: A crying need for global Halal standard

At present, each country has its own halal standard and it may or may not accept the halal accreditation of another nation.

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Malaysia eyes RM50B Halal exports in 2020

| 24/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia eyes RM50B Halal exports in 2020

Asean Halfest 2017, held today until Aug 27, consists of over 500 booths and 15,000 innovative and quality halal products and services.

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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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25% of Italy’s buffalo mozzarella made for Halal market

| 22/08/2017 | Reply
25% of Italy’s buffalo mozzarella made for Halal market

The halal version grew to over ten million kilos last year, meaning that one in four Italian buffalo mozzarellas are now destined for the Muslim market.

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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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Malaysia: HALFEST ASEAN 2017

| 21/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: HALFEST ASEAN 2017

HALFEST ASEAN 2017 will be held from 23rd to 27th August 2017 at MINES Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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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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Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017 Heralds a New Future of Innovation

| 18/08/2017 | Reply
Singapore: Vitafoods Asia 2017 Heralds a New Future of Innovation

9-11 September 2017 – The only nutraceutical event covering the whole supply chain in Asia – Sands Expo & Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands Singapore.

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UK: Lubricating the Halal food market

| 16/08/2017 | Reply
UK: Lubricating the Halal food market

A look at the role of food-safe lubricants in halal food production and ensuring machinery is contaminant-free and fully-functional.

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Brazil: BRF continues to shrug off carne fraca scandal in second quarter

| 12/08/2017 | Reply
Brazil: BRF continues to shrug off carne fraca scandal in second quarter

FoodBev Media BRF has continued to shrug off the effects of the so-called carne fraca scandal, reporting revenue higher than the first quarter and a 13.7% increase in pre-tax earnings. The meat processor’s second-quarter revenue was BRL 8 billion ($2.52 billion), with global volumes increasing slightly to 1.1 million tonnes. The revenue figure represents an […]

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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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UK: Slaughterhouses in England to be forced to install CCTV

| 11/08/2017 | 1 Reply
UK: Slaughterhouses in England to be forced to install CCTV

All slaughterhouses in England will be forced to install CCTV under Government plans to crackdown on cruelty amid concerns about the mistreatment of animals at some halal abattoirs.

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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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UK: A Court of Appeal Judge says Halal Meat is Controversial

| 10/08/2017 | Reply
UK: A Court of Appeal Judge says Halal Meat is Controversial

The High Court has given judgment in a case concerning the regulatory regime applying to Halal slaughter, and the use of mechanical restrainers to restrain non-stunned sheep prior to slaughter under that regime.

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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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