Category: Branding & Marketing

UK: Tesco expands Halal and world beauty offering

| 05/11/2015 | Reply
UK: Tesco expands Halal and world beauty offering

Tesco has expanded its offering of world beauty and skin care products in the UK. 63 Tesco stores will now stock PAKS and
Vatika as well as new halal brand Tamese & Jackson.

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USA: A new wave of Muslim start-ups

| 04/11/2015 | Reply
USA: A new wave of Muslim start-ups

Millennial entrepreneurship in America is on the rise, and over half of Muslims in America are between the ages of 18-39, skewing much younger than the general population.

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Malaysia: Nestlé ramps up instant noodles output

| 03/11/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Nestlé ramps up instant noodles output

Néstle continues to invest in Malaysia, both through its business philosophy of Creating Shared Value (CSV) as well as investing in manufacturing facilities.

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Malaysia: Call to position Malaysia at the forefront of healthcare and pharma industry

| 29/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Call to position Malaysia at the forefront of healthcare and pharma industry

Malaysia calls on global pharmaceutical producers to consider it a new regional hub for the expanding global halal market.

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UAE to drive Mena food industry

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
UAE to drive Mena food industry

Dubai is a growing hub for food manufacturers and we are seeing a spurt in investments in this region, said Saleh Abdullah Lootah, President, FBMB Group.

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Malaysia: SMEs need to give emphasis to labelling, branding, halal certification

| 25/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: SMEs need to give emphasis to labelling, branding, halal certification

SME exports account for over 30 per cent of gross domestic product in other countries, while that of Malaysia only 19 per cent.

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Opinion: ‘Halal tourism’ market emerges

| 21/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion: ‘Halal tourism’ market emerges

Now there’s a movement in the tourism industry to widen the “halal tourism” market to cater to Muslim travelers worldwide, particularly those from wealthy Gulf Arab states.

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Opinion: ‘There is a market for an international halal brand’

| 14/10/2015 | Reply
Opinion:  ‘There is a market for an international halal brand’

“With today’s mobility, consumers want to find products they trust wherever they happen to be. A global brand makes that easy.”

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Brunei: Simpor Pharma expands local client base

| 11/10/2015 | Reply
Brunei:  Simpor Pharma expands local client base

The sultanate’s first pharmaceutical manufacturing plant, is expanding its local client base by making its products available in supermarkets and other retail outlets.

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UAE: R Hotels focuses on growing Halal sector

| 06/10/2015 | Reply
UAE: R Hotels focuses on growing Halal sector

The hotel chain will showcase its halal and family-friendly properties in UAE at the World Halal Travel Summit and Exhibition (WHTS15) in Abu Dhabi, 19-21 October 2015.

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Opinion: Muslim travel industry projected to grow to $200 billion by 2020

| 21/09/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Muslim travel industry projected to grow to $200 billion by 2020

This population segment offers one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, driven by products and services that are in line with Islamic beliefs.

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Opinion: This ‘H’ Nation is Bigger than China & India!

| 21/09/2015 | Reply
Opinion: This ‘H’ Nation is Bigger than China & India!

Introducing ‘Nation H” – a population comparable with India and China, the global Muslim community of 1.8 billion people and growing.

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Brazil: Candy companies bet on Halal for growth

| 14/09/2015 | Reply
Brazil: Candy companies bet on Halal for growth

Companies Docile and Peccin from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, certified their product lines as a strategy to boost sales to Arab countries.

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Iran plans entry into Halal food market

| 14/09/2015 | Reply
Iran plans entry into Halal food market

Iran plans to launch its international halal food brand in the next few months, aiming to tap an under-served regional market of 400 million people.

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Trade and Investment Continue to Grow in Brunei’s Halal Market

| 09/09/2015 | Reply
Trade and Investment Continue to Grow in Brunei’s Halal Market

After the development of Brunei Halal brand, another initiative is the Halal themed industrial park of 500 hectares, specifically developed for Halal certified products and related products.

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Malaysia: 4,000 Halal SMEs expected to use Dagang Net platform

| 03/09/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: 4,000 Halal SMEs expected to use Dagang Net platform

Kuala Lumpur: Dagang Net Technologies Sdn Bhd, which provides e-commerce services for trade facilitation, expects some 4,000 halal small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to use its platform by end of 2016. Its Chief Executive Officer, Zulina Mohammed Salleh said the company’s roadmap was to see all the SMEs go global within three to five years. […]

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Opinion: What halal travel means to people

| 02/09/2015 | Reply
Opinion: What halal travel means to people

Will customers book a room at your “Shariah-compliant” hotel or would they prefer a “Muslim-friendly” hotel? Will they search for a “halal holiday” or an “Islamic holiday”?

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USA: First Crowd Based Online TV for Islamic Finance & Halal Sectors

| 23/08/2015 | Reply
USA: First Crowd Based Online TV for Islamic Finance & Halal Sectors

With IECON TV, stakeholders in Islamic Finance and Halal industries will have an easily accessible reference point.

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UK: Halal sector hits TV screens

| 21/08/2015 | Reply
UK: Halal sector hits TV screens

A new 15-minute film about sheep meat production for the halal market is hoping to educate viewers.

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Belgian fruit syrup faces boycott calls over Halal labelling

| 18/08/2015 | Reply
Belgian fruit syrup faces boycott calls over Halal labelling

A fruit syrup that has been a staple of Belgian kitchens is at the centre of a row over national identity, after its manufacturers applied for ‘halal’ certification.

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