Category: Media & Events

USA: Midamar Corporation to exhibit at Gulfood 2013

| 22/02/2013 | Reply
USA: Midamar Corporation to exhibit at Gulfood 2013

Managing Director Jalel Aossey will also be delivering insights on food supply chain essentials, risk strategies, as well as Halal standards and issues to investors, restaurant owners, franchisees, and franchisors in the Food Franchising Workshop at the conference.

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Dubai reigns as world’s gateway for food trade at Gulfood 2013

| 19/02/2013 | Reply
Dubai reigns as world’s gateway for food trade at Gulfood 2013

Running from 25 – 28 February 2013, the exhibition this year hosts a record 4,200 exhibitors from 110 countries showcasing more than 50,000 brands across every sector of the F&B industry. An unprecedented number of government ministers will be conducting key trade discussions.

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UAE: Food contamination raises Halal concern

| 14/02/2013 | Reply
UAE: Food contamination raises Halal concern

Back to back local as well as int’l cases of contamination of Halal food have brought into focus the need for consumers to be aware of Halal rules and regulations. It also underscores the requirement of common Halal standards for food as well as other products and services.

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Russia: The largest Russian International Trade Fair EURO-ASIA EXPO 2013

| 13/02/2013 | Reply
Russia: The largest Russian International Trade Fair EURO-ASIA EXPO 2013

This year’s EURO-ASIA EXPO 2013 comes with the reputable annual meeting place for consumers, distributors and manufacturers of Halal products from all over the world – the fourth international KAZANHALAL exhibition – being held on the 3-6 October 2013.

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Malaysia: Matrade says global share in Halal exports still small

| 07/02/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Matrade says global share in Halal exports still small

The World Halal Week starts with the WHW Conference that is organised by the Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) in collaboration with IHI Alliance. Malaysia Halal Week, with the theme “A Decade of Excellence”, and MIHAS, will be held at KLCC, 3-6 April 2013.

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Kuwait: Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry

| 23/01/2013 | Reply
Kuwait: Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry

A large number of experts are taking part in the three-day conference, titled ‘Towards the Effective Management of the Halal Industry,’ which is organised by the Ministry of Awqaf in cooperation with Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR).

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Malaysia: Penang Halal expo hosts global players

| 20/01/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Penang Halal expo hosts global players

Held for the fourth consecutive year at the Penang International Sports Arena (PISA) and Eastin Hotel Penang, the annual event sees participants from Belgium, Spain, Iran, New Zealand setting up booths alongside exhibitors from the Asean region.

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France: ANSA Joins ASIDCOM and Warns European Muslims

| 16/01/2013 | Reply
France: ANSA Joins ASIDCOM and Warns European Muslims

The Association of Non-Stun Abattoirs teamed up with ASIDCOM and warned Muslims at the Association Awareness, Information and Consumer Defence Muslims seminar launch of their Traditional Halal Butchers Survey: Northern France in LILLE.

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UAE: Sharjah Halal Expo to play key role in boosting intra-OIC trade

| 15/01/2013 | Reply
UAE: Sharjah Halal Expo to play key role in boosting intra-OIC trade

Aiming to speed up the achievement of the target of 20 per cent intra-OIC trade by 2015, two key Islamic organizations have decided to throw their weight behind the premier industry event, Halal MiddleEast that will be held in Sharjah this year.

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Kuwait: Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry and its Services

| 12/01/2013 | Reply
Kuwait: Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry and its Services

Under the auspices of Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Kuwait the Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry and its Services ‘Towards an Effective Management of Halal’ will be held on the 22-24 January 2013 at the Crown Plaza Hotel-Farwaniyah, State of Kuwait.

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Malaysia: Penang International Halal Expo & Conference

| 24/12/2012 | 2 Replies
Malaysia: Penang International Halal Expo & Conference

Halal Penang, an agency of the Penang State responsible for the promotion and development of the halal industry, will be organizing the 4th Penang International Halal Expo & Conference 2013 from 18-20 January 2013.

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Philippines: RP Gains Popularity As Halal Food Market Gateway

| 23/12/2012 | 1 Reply
Philippines: RP Gains Popularity As Halal Food Market Gateway

The Philippines is gaining popularity as a global business platform and gateway for the $632-billion Halal food market, the Center for International Trade, Exhibitions and Missions (CITEM) said. Target exhibitors are accredited with the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos.

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UAE: Halal Congress Middle East Declaration; Unified Halal Code

| 19/12/2012 | Reply
UAE: Halal Congress Middle East Declaration;  Unified Halal Code

Halal Development Council intends to take the Halal Congress platform to other countries with the aim to promote the Halal trade within OIC and other countries with Muslim population, and to introduce the ‘Halal’ brand in the world as the guarantee for ‘Good Quality’ product.

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UAE: Sharjah becomes Halal capital of world for 3 days

| 11/12/2012 | Reply
UAE:  Sharjah becomes Halal capital of world for 3 days

A talking point at the opening ceremony was the selection of UAE’s Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) by OIC to chair the Halal food technical committee, which was seen as a global high point for the country and the regional Halal industry.

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UAE kicks off Halal standardisation worldwide

| 10/12/2012 | Reply
UAE kicks off Halal standardisation worldwide

Esma is now working on a scheme on how to certify halal products and unifying the procedure for certification with one set of standards. Esma is also working on producing a unified stamp or mark for halal products entering the UAE that can also be introduced to the GCC.

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UAE: Halal food industry to hit $8.4 billion by 2020, says minister

| 03/12/2012 | Reply
UAE: Halal food industry to hit $8.4 billion by 2020, says minister

The selection of the UAE to chair two major technical committees for Halal standards has reiterated the global significance of the country as an important market and its ascendancy as a Halal hub in the region.

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UK: Mullaco Batley wins Halal Butcher of the year Award

| 26/11/2012 | Reply
UK: Mullaco Batley wins Halal Butcher of the year Award

Butchers Shop of the Year awards is an annual competition organised by a trade magazine. A judge said that he was impressed with the professionalism and the enthusiasm of the Halal butchers who made the final of this year’s Awards.

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UAE: Midamar serving Authentic Greek Gyros at SIAL 2012 in Abu Dhabi

| 24/11/2012 | Reply
UAE: Midamar serving Authentic Greek Gyros at SIAL 2012 in Abu Dhabi

Midamar will be exhibiting at SIAL Middle East which will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi, UAE on November 26-28. This year at SIAL, Midamar will be featuring its authentic Greek style gyros and serving samples.

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UAE moves to certify organic food

| 22/11/2012 | 1 Reply
UAE moves to certify organic food

Organic farms in the UAE and imported organic foods are being certified by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) for the first time. 17 farms in the UAE have already been certified and others are under process.

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Turkey: SMIIC Forum 2012

| 21/11/2012 | Reply
Turkey: SMIIC Forum 2012

One of the most important outcomes of the Forum was the participation of high-ranking officials of Turkey, which emphasised that the Turks approach is very serious to everything that is connected with the Halal Industry.

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