Category: Branding & Marketing

Amadeus’ study sheds light on the needs of Halal travellers

| 29/04/2016 | Reply
Amadeus’ study sheds light on the needs of Halal travellers

Halal (sanctioned by Islamic law) tourism numbers are expected to hit 150 million in travellers volume and collectively spend an estimated $200bn by 2020.

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Islam means business: Meet the new generation of Muslim entrepreneurs

| 27/04/2016 | Reply
Islam means business: Meet the new generation of Muslim entrepreneurs

From halal ready meals to dating and Ramadan apps, the UK has seen a host of innovative businesses serving the Islamic community.

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Brunei must diversify its spluttering economy

| 27/04/2016 | Reply
Brunei must diversify its spluttering economy

Although Brunei does not export beef internationally, it has cultivated a premium halal brand sought after in many predominantly Muslim countries.

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Australia: Overwhelming success of IHC 2016 in Sydney

| 10/04/2016 | Reply
Australia: Overwhelming success of IHC 2016 in Sydney

The first International Halal Conference (IHC) 2016 made a new addition to Australian history when 12 top international speaker spoke on national and global Halal issues.

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Malaysia: Relatively huge untapped halal market in the region

| 09/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Relatively huge untapped halal market in the region

Realising this growing market, more marketers are venturing or looking into the halal business to promote their brands amid strong demand for halal products.

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Canada: Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Canada:  Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

New CFIA rules require halal label include name of organization or individual who certified the product.

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Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

Muslim community are excluded as the roasting cuts promoted are not what the Muslim independent butchers would recommend to their Muslim customers.

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UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

MLE Connect 2016 will take place at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on April 7, 2016. It will feature workshops, seminars and networking panel discussions.

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Malaysia: MATRADE Confident Of Sales Of Up To RM500 Mln At INSP

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: MATRADE Confident Of Sales Of Up To RM500 Mln At INSP

MATRADE is confident sales of between RM480 million and RM500 million can be clinched during the two-day International Sourcing Programme (INSP) which ends today.

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Malaysia: HDC Launch HDCdirectory.com

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC Launch HDCdirectory.com

The launch of HDCdirectory.com will signify the efforts of HDC to engage and promote various Halal activities on e-commerce.

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Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

The organisations will cooperate through a MoU to establish the first ever Halal International Trade Centre in Kunming City of Yunnan Province, China.

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Malaysia: HDC and Nestlé Join Hands towards Greater Halal Commitment

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC and Nestlé Join Hands towards Greater Halal Commitment

MoU seeks to empower local SMEs to compete and create a stronger presence in the global Halal market, as well as to further promote Halal Malaysian products.

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Canada: CFIA Introduces new halal labelling and advertising requirements

| 23/03/2016 | Reply
Canada: CFIA Introduces new halal labelling and advertising requirements

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will take compliance and enforcement actions if the requirements are not met.

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USA: Midamar Halal food execs sentenced following export fraud

| 12/03/2016 | Reply
USA: Midamar Halal food execs sentenced following export fraud

A judge in Iowa has sentenced two brothers who own companies that distribute and certify halal food products after they pleaded guilty to federal charges.

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Dreaming big to make Singapore a global halal hub

| 09/03/2016 | Reply
Dreaming big to make Singapore a global halal hub

Halal grocer My Outlets aims to establish Singapore as a global gateway for halal products, in the wake of its recent expansion into China.

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Opinion: Ramadan Rush – Top Tips for retail chains to reach a unique market

| 24/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Ramadan Rush – Top Tips for retail chains to reach a unique market

In 2015 alone, the UK’s leading supermarkets saw a boost of £100m in sales over the holy month of Ramadan. It will be beginning at the end of the first week of June 2016, plan now!

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UK: Modest Fashion or Fashioning Modesty?

| 24/02/2016 | Reply
UK: Modest Fashion or Fashioning Modesty?

    [Photo credit: Diajeng Lestari, HijUp] HijUp Unveiled at London Fashion Week By Jonathan A.J. Wilson, Academic and Greenwich University This week, Indonesian brand and e-commerce platform HijUp made an appearance at London Fashion Week. Early in 2015 they took venture funding between $US1 million and $US10 million from a pool of global investors. […]

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Canada: Atlantic Beef Products can now sell with assurance to Muslims

| 04/02/2016 | Reply
Canada:   Atlantic Beef Products can now sell with assurance to Muslims

The Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of Canada (IFNCC) has certified the Albany beef plant in Prince Edward Island for halal production of its products.

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Singapore: Booming halal sector opens global path for local firms

| 18/01/2016 | Reply
Singapore: Booming halal sector opens global path for local firms

SINGAPORE is primed to ride the wave of booming global demand for halal products and services.

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UK: Where to buy halal make-up products in the UK

| 30/12/2015 | Reply
UK: Where to buy halal make-up products in the UK

Some Halal cosmetics also state the products are suitable for anyone who worries about the unknown ingredients they may be putting on their skin.

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