Category: Research

Sale of Middle East Fast-Food Operator Back on Table for About $2.5 Billion

| 20/06/2016 | Reply
Sale of Middle East Fast-Food Operator Back on Table for About $2.5 Billion

A group of Persian Gulf investors has agreed to buy a majority stake in the Middle Eastern operator of fast-food brands Kuwait Food Co.

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Dubai Chamber of Commerce to hold cosmetics certification roundtable in Accra

| 20/06/2016 | 2 Replies
Dubai Chamber of Commerce to hold cosmetics certification roundtable in Accra

They enlightened Ghana’s largest exporters of raw agro material on the processes they would need to use to be able to export their products to Dubai.

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IDB promises to support Kyrgyzstan’s halal industry

| 18/06/2016 | Reply
IDB promises to support Kyrgyzstan’s halal industry

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is interested in a project to introduce a new halal certification system in Kyrgyzstan, the Economy Ministry of Kyrgyzstan said.

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Nestlé rides on Malaysia’s Halal drive

| 18/06/2016 | Reply
Nestlé rides on Malaysia’s Halal drive

Nestlé, the no.1 food company in the world, has benefited from Malaysia’s stategic push to become a major Halal hub.

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Report: Addressing the halal ingredients opportunity

| 15/06/2016 | Reply
Report: Addressing the halal ingredients opportunity

Muslim consumers may be unintentionally consuming significant quantities of “hidden” haram ingredients in food products thanks to complex supply chains, according to a new report.

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Indonesia: Industry Players Demand Transparency in Halal Certification Regulation Drafting

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Industry Players Demand Transparency in Halal Certification Regulation Drafting

It stipulates that any products brought into Indonesia, distributed and traded in the country must be given Halal certification.

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Opinion: Dairy ethical label market can grow by $4.6bn says Euromonitor

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Dairy ethical label market can grow by $4.6bn says Euromonitor

There is a growing movement towards sustainability, social responsibility and transparency on labels, says global market research company Euromonitor International with Halal on the top of the list.

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Brunei: Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Brunei:  Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

THE increasing number of Muslim travellers visiting Japan annually and the high standard of Brunei’s Halal certification presents investment opportunities for businessmen from both countries.

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UK: AmazonFresh launch Haloodies Halal range

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
UK: AmazonFresh launch Haloodies Halal range

Amazon Prime users living within nearly 70 postcodes across East and Central London can now buy products from the Haloodies Halal range on Amazon.co.uk.

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UK: HFA to launch new label and logo certifying non-stun meat

| 09/06/2016 | Reply
UK: HFA to launch new label and logo certifying non-stun meat

The Halal Food Authority (HFA) is set to certify non-stun meat in a move that could cause major ramifications for the halal HFA logofood industry.

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Philippines: New halal law set to boost PH meat exports

| 08/06/2016 | Reply
Philippines: New halal law set to boost PH meat exports

Outgoing President Aquino has signed into law the Philippine Halal Export Development and Promotion Act, which will give further push to country’s exports.

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Global Halal food lacks unifying standards: Report

| 07/06/2016 | Reply
Global Halal food lacks unifying standards: Report

REGULATION of Halal Foods in the global market face significant gaps, including lack of mutual recognition and a lack of unifying standards, according to a report.

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Opinion: Asia’s growing Halal demand spurs innovation, profit

| 03/06/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Asia’s growing Halal demand spurs innovation, profit

In countries with predominantly Muslim populations, even nonfood halal markets, such as daily necessities and cosmetics, are already thriving.

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Russian Biggest Retailers Lack Halal Food Products

| 01/06/2016 | Reply
Russian Biggest Retailers Lack Halal Food Products

Today in Russia Halal products take up to 10% (meat market) and 17% (the poultry market) in the food sector. The production of halal products continues.

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Brunei Halal moves head office to Gadong

| 01/06/2016 | Reply
Brunei Halal moves head office to Gadong

Dr Nur Rahman, CEO of Ghanim International Corporation, said that the new office will give easier access to a wider audience due to the centrality of the building’s location.

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Philippines: Marketing for halal certified products

| 01/06/2016 | Reply
Philippines: Marketing for halal certified products

The current highlight on market-access regulations pertaining to the promotion of halal products in major markets stresses on the stringent and costly processes being implemented.

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UK: Halal beef demand rising as number of younger Muslims grows

| 31/05/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal beef demand rising as number of younger Muslims grows

Dr. Phil Hadley of AHDB highlighted the opportunity that this young Muslim population created. “Anyone not focusing on the younger market is missing out.”

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Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

| 31/05/2016 | Reply
Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

Recently the airline received Halal Certification from the Japan Islamic Trust (JIT) for the whole processing of its Muslim meal menus aboard all international flights departing from Japan.

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Pakistan: Majority of Pakistanis eating ‘Haram’ meat: officials

| 30/05/2016 | Reply
Pakistan: Majority of Pakistanis eating ‘Haram’ meat: officials

They said animals are not being slaughtered according to Islamic practice as the country fails to ensure ‘Halal’ standards are met.

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Malaysia: A fruitful Halal trip to China

| 30/05/2016 | Reply
Malaysia:  A fruitful Halal trip to China

In Xian, there was eagerness to get the Halal Development Corporation (HDC) to help develop Shaanxi’s halal industries.

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