Category: Media & Events

Chinese Buyers Top IBM Sales At MIHAS 2013

| 17/04/2013 | Reply
Chinese Buyers Top IBM Sales At MIHAS 2013

MIHAS 2013, themed ‘A Decade of Excellence’ attracted 353 buyers from 53 countries, with a total of 4,020 meetings organised between foreign buyers and 391 Malaysian companies.

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Pakistan: Halal Research Council and KPK Agriculture University Sign Agreement

| 12/04/2013 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Research Council and KPK Agriculture University Sign Agreement

Halal Research Council and KPK Agriculture University will work together for the development of Halal Industry. Halal Research Council has started an 8-month Post Graduate Diploma to provide trainings on Halal industry internationally.

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USA: Halal United with the IFANCA International Halal Food Conference

| 10/04/2013 | Reply
USA: Halal United with the IFANCA International Halal Food Conference

Food bridges diverse cultures effectively, and it forged bonding at the International Halal Food Conference, hosted by the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA). The event brought together a multinational array of corporations.

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Brunei: Rainforest wealth can help tap global halal market

| 06/04/2013 | Reply
Brunei: Rainforest wealth can help tap global halal market

BRUNEI can tap into the microbial wealth of its rainforests to become a major player in the global halal market, said a senior official from the Ministry of Primary Industry and Resources (MIPR).

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Malaysia ‘on track’ to fully develop halal industry valued at RM7.2b

| 05/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia ‘on track’ to fully develop halal industry valued at RM7.2b

Minister for International Trade and Industry (MITI) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said the government will push the momentum with focus on pharmaceuticals and Islamic banking.

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Malaysia: Halal seen as ‘key ingredient’ to business success

| 05/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal seen as ‘key ingredient’ to business success

The use of the halal concept can enhance business efficiencies and act as a key ingredient to the successes of local and foreign businessmen, speakers at a World Halal Week conference concurred yesterday.

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Chile expanding halal market reach

| 04/04/2013 | 3 Replies
Chile expanding halal market reach

With its Muslim population numbering fewer than 1,000 people, it was a steep learning curve to understand the demand and supply chain of the halal market and the difference in certification between the Malaysian and Middle East markets.

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Opinion: Halal is not just what you eat

| 04/04/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Halal is not just what you eat

World Halal Week is Malaysia’s flagship event to lead the halal industry and stakes out the country’s ground in a growing and competitive sector.

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Malaysia: Miti expects RM500mil sales at incoming buying mission

| 04/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Miti expects RM500mil sales at incoming buying mission

“Sales so far stands at RM411mil. Today is the second day and we are yet to tally the second day numbers. We expect good figures,” he said after launching the four-day World Halal Week 2013.

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Malaysia: Pakistani companies showcase products at MIHAS

| 04/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Pakistani companies showcase products at MIHAS

The Pakistan High Commissioner urged the Malaysian government to consider importing processed Pakistani meat, especially beef and chicken, to meet its domestic requirements.

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Malaysia: Badawi to launch $500m global halal fund

| 03/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Badawi to launch $500m global halal fund

“The Halal Opportunities Fund is the first opportunity for investors and policymakers to take concrete steps toward securing the integrity of their food supply,” remarked Rushdi Siddiqui, the co-founder and managing director of Azka Capital.

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Global Halal Traders Gather in Malaysia Amid Muslim Population Growth

| 03/04/2013 | Reply
Global Halal Traders Gather in Malaysia Amid Muslim Population Growth

Malaysia has surpassed Indonesia, the nation with the most Muslims in the world, in developing Islamic products. Beyond food, the halal industry also spans the finance sector, cosmetics, clothing, pharmaceuticals and the transportation of goods.

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Philippines: Pinoys eye $2.3-trillion halal market

| 03/04/2013 | Reply
Philippines: Pinoys eye $2.3-trillion halal market

Two of the country’s largest retail companies are among some 500 foreign companies gathered for the 10th Malaysia International Halal Showcase that seeks to expand product coverage to the halal market.

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UAE: Arab World needs over $ 80 bn in agricultural investment to fill food gap

| 02/04/2013 | Reply
UAE: Arab World needs over $ 80 bn in agricultural investment to fill food gap

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum confirmed the importance of regional cooperation and joint Arab action in regional projects. Arab communities are facing many challenges in light of the regional economic blocs in the world.

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Malaysia continues to be regional sourcing hub for halal ingredients

| 30/03/2013 | Reply
Malaysia continues to be regional sourcing hub for halal ingredients

Among the products that are in demand by foreign companies are medical products like halal gel and capsules as well as franchising opportunities. These are some ideas or products that have attracted interest from foreign companies coming to MIHAS 2013,

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Belgium creates ‘Halal Club’ in Malaysia

| 30/03/2013 | Reply
Belgium creates ‘Halal Club’ in Malaysia

The Kuala lumpur-based Belgian Trade Commission is focusing the spotlight on one peculiar creation from Brussels in conjunction with the 10th Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS 2013).

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Malaysia: HDC to organise World Halal Week

| 26/03/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC to organise World Halal Week

After five years organising World Halal Research Summit (WHR), the Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) will introduce World Halal Week (WHW) Conference 2013 beginning this year. The theme is “Halal Economy: Creating the Momentum.”

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Second annual Halal Qatar festival opens

| 23/03/2013 | Reply
Second annual Halal Qatar festival opens

The 10-day festival, holds three main activities, including a showcase of breeding accessories and equipment used to groom animals, traditional pens and an auction.

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USA: Halal Fests Making a Wave in America!

| 09/03/2013 | Reply
USA: Halal Fests Making a Wave in America!

Sameer’s Eats co-founders have decided to hold a Halal Food Tour across America starting in Los Angeles on April 13th; then to New York in June, Washington DC in August, Chicago in October, and Houston in December.

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USA: Halal Alliances: ISNA and IFANCA

| 07/03/2013 | 1 Reply
USA: Halal Alliances: ISNA and IFANCA

ISNA has built an alliance with the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA) for support in establishing the national Halal standards and accreditation body, to ensure Halal products are standardized, certified and regulated for the protection of the consumer.

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