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Why boycotting Canadian wheat is likely to backfire for Saudi Arabia

| 13/08/2018 | Reply
Why boycotting Canadian wheat is likely to backfire for Saudi Arabia

Not surprisingly, that’s pushing up wheat prices. Canada and the U.S. are two of the world’s largest producers of wheat, and farmers on both sides of the border are seeing rising prices for their bumper crop.

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Singapore: ITB Asia to launch Muslim Travel Hub and Pavilion

| 13/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: ITB Asia to launch Muslim Travel Hub and Pavilion

ITB Asia is set to focus on the US$180 billion Muslim travel market this year as it partners with key experts, CrescentRating and Halal Trip for the 3rd edition of the Halal in Travel summit.

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Bangladesh: Govt, businesses’ efforts emphasised to tap into $2t global halal market

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
Bangladesh: Govt, businesses’ efforts emphasised to tap into $2t global halal market

Bangladesh Investment Development Authority executive chairman suggested that a separate economic zone could be established for manufacturing halal products.

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Brunei seeks regional Halal industry hub status

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
Brunei seeks regional Halal industry hub status

Brunei is working towards positioning itself as a Halal industry hub in the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) and ASEAN regions.

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UAE provides technical support to the Philippines to unify the Halal industry

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
UAE provides technical support to the Philippines to unify the Halal industry

The UAE, supports the Halal products sector in Republic of the Philippines, through technical cooperation and exchange of experiences.

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Muslim festival opens opportunities for the UK lamb trade

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Muslim festival opens opportunities for the UK lamb trade

Marketing sheep at the right time and with the correct specifications was the key for farmers looking to take advantage of the growing Islamic market and its demand for sheepmeat.

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Where are the B2B Halal e-commerce Platforms Now?

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Where are the B2B Halal e-commerce Platforms Now?

The three dedicated halal trade and e-commerce platforms— DagangHalal, Zilzar and AladdinStreet—have not been doing well.

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Singapore: Helping probiotics to help you

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Helping probiotics to help you

The general health benefits associated with consuming foods and beverages with probiotic strains have driven demand for them up dramatically.

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Singapore: Discover the Nutraceuticals Industry at Vitafoods Asia

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Discover the Nutraceuticals Industry at Vitafoods Asia

Visitors to the upcoming Vitafoods Asia Exhibition and Conference will discover all aspects of the development and application of nutraceuticals.

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Dubai Chamber promotes Dubai as strategic hub for Belarusian food exporters

| 01/08/2018 | Reply
Dubai Chamber promotes Dubai as strategic hub for Belarusian food exporters

Khan: We have seen strong interest from food exporters in Eurasia that are very keen to cooperate with Dubai on food security.

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Japan: Mosque-on-wheels & Halal Tourism

| 31/07/2018 | Reply
Japan: Mosque-on-wheels & Halal Tourism

In anticipation of an influx of Muslim tourists for the next Summer Olympics, Japan’s Yasu Project, is pitching its mosque-on-wheels concept to the Tokyo Olympic Committee.

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UAE: Mohammed Bin Rashid names new board members of Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre

| 31/07/2018 | Reply
UAE: Mohammed Bin Rashid names new board members of Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre

The newly appointed members will serve out the remaining term of the existing board. Under this decree, the board had a renewable term of three years.

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UK: Factory food? Not for this farming family.

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Factory food? Not for this farming family.

Willowbrook Farm has gained celebrity status among Muslims in the UK, where the halal market is dominated by mass-produced meat to feed mounting demand.

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Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League gives update on halal certification work in Saudi Arabia

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League gives update on halal certification work in Saudi Arabia

The MWL confirmed its continuing commitment to applying the highest standards, pointing out that it recently suspended several abattoirs and slaughter companies around the world.

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UK: Halal baby food products brand secures funding to reach next level

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Halal baby food products brand secures funding to reach next level

For Aisha has secured funding through the Enterprise Guarantee Scheme which will help to expand their range of products, and help export worldwide.

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UAE’s recognition of Indonesia’s National Accreditation Committee halal certificates

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UAE’s recognition of Indonesia’s National Accreditation Committee halal certificates

Under the MoU, ESMA will recognise halal certificates issued by KAN and products certified by certification bodies accredited KAN, based on UAE halal requirements set by ESMA.

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UK: County leader seeks halal ban meeting with Lancashire Council of Mosques

| 26/07/2018 | Reply
UK: County leader seeks halal ban meeting with Lancashire Council of Mosques

Currently 9,000 Muslim pupils in Blackburn, Nelson, Burnley, Rawtenstall, Hyndburn and Preston are set to boycott all school meals when they return to class in September.

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Islamic countries may soon require ‘Halal’ certification

| 23/07/2018 | Reply
Islamic countries may soon require ‘Halal’ certification

Philippine exporters to certain Islamic countries may need to strengthen their certification protocols, as Middle Eastern states are reportedly planning to require Halal labeling.

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Islamic jurisprudence and the status of arthropods

| 18/07/2018 | Reply
Islamic jurisprudence and the status of arthropods

Arthropoda being the biggest animal phylum of this planet is the fraternity of tiny living organisms. Their consumption has been a diverse subject amongst the various Islamic Schools.

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UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

| 17/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

A council has banned meat from animals that have not been stunned from council-supplied school meals, prompting accusations of Islamophobia and antisemitism.

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