Category: Research

UAE: 13th Annual World Takaful Conference (WTC)

| 08/03/2018 | Reply
UAE: 13th Annual World Takaful Conference (WTC)

The conference will take shape under the theme of “Differentiation, Innovation & Profitable Growth” on April 09 at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai.

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Cambodia: Halal food regulations unveiled

| 07/03/2018 | Reply
Cambodia: Halal food regulations unveiled

“Halal is important for us to reach the halal markets in Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, or other countries who require us to be halal certified.”

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Turkey: 1st SMIIC Accreditation Council Meeting

| 04/03/2018 | Reply
Turkey: 1st SMIIC Accreditation Council Meeting

The First Meeting of the Management of SMIIC Accreditation Council (AC) was held in ?stanbul, Republic of Turkey on 26-27 February 2018 and hosted by SMIIC General Secretariat.

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UAE: Halal Business Awards 2018

| 03/03/2018 | Reply
UAE: Halal Business Awards 2018

Halal Business Awards aims, among others, are to promote Halal to the whole world and to motivate stakeholders with best practices.

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UK food producers celebrate success at Gulfood

| 02/03/2018 | Reply
UK food producers celebrate success at Gulfood

UK country representatives came back from Gulfood 2018 with rave reviews of high sales and good contacts made.

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UK: Haribo includes Halal and vegetarian candies in first UK retail store

| 01/03/2018 | Reply
UK: Haribo includes Halal and vegetarian candies in first UK retail store

Shoppers can purchase exclusive merchandise as well as Haribo products from other parts of the world including halal and vegetarian sweets.

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UK: Discriminatory labelling proposed for Method of Slaughter aimed at Halal and Kosher.

| 01/03/2018 | Reply
UK: Discriminatory labelling proposed for Method of Slaughter aimed at Halal and Kosher.

A proposal for comprehensive method of slaughter labelling was discussed by the All Party Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) in the House of Lords on Tuesday 27th February 2018.

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Black Panther’ fashion craze hits Jakarta

| 28/02/2018 | Reply
Black Panther’ fashion craze hits Jakarta

Marvel Studio’s Black Panther has taken the globe by storm for its Afro-centric cast and story, and for spawning an Islamic fashion trend in Indonesia.

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UK: Government meeting to consider labeling of meat to include slaughter method

| 27/02/2018 | Reply
UK: Government meeting to consider labeling of meat to include slaughter method

Recently the Government have indicated that they are willing to consider labeling of meat to include slaughter method and, as this is likely to cover religious methods.

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Opinion: Predicting the year ahead for the Halal Food industry

| 27/02/2018 | 1 Reply
Opinion: Predicting the year ahead for the Halal Food industry

Halal has been recognized widely as a “hot” trend in the food industry – one that companies across the global food value chain are increasingly addressing, and not surprising given the industry’s scale .

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Report: US pharma firms concerned over Malaysia’s ‘halal’ guidelines

| 27/02/2018 | Reply
Report: US pharma firms concerned over Malaysia’s ‘halal’ guidelines

According to MOH’s 2017 guideline on halal pharmaceuticals, the government provides preferential treatment to medicines with halal ingredients in government procurement.

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UAE: DAFZA launches Goodforce Labs, the first Islamic and global social impact themed startup incubator

| 27/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: DAFZA launches Goodforce Labs, the first Islamic and global social impact themed startup incubator

The incubator will work to revitalize the Islamic ethical economy utilizing a deep venture building platform.

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UAE-based halal certifying body receives accreditation for Asia Pacific office

| 25/02/2018 | Reply
UAE-based halal certifying body receives accreditation for Asia Pacific office

Prime Group has recently brought its expertise to Asia Pacific, making it the first and only halal certification body in the Philippines accredited by the Emirates International Accreditation Center (EIAC).

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UAE-Argentina Business Platform opens Jafza office

| 25/02/2018 | Reply
UAE-Argentina Business Platform opens Jafza office

Argentine companies trading in agricultural, meat and other food products can benefit from Halal certificates granted by ESMA following growing global demand for Halal fish.

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Opinion: Is Your Poultry Meat Really Halal?

| 24/02/2018 | 2 Replies
Opinion: Is Your Poultry Meat Really Halal?

The article highlights the shortfalls of the two main methods of slaughtering Halal poultry, that is, slaughter with and without stunning.

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Saudi Arabia to invest $64 billion in entertainment sector

| 23/02/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia to invest $64 billion in entertainment sector

Riyadh will be looking to invest $64 billion in the coming decade in the entertainment sector as part of the series of reforms dubbed ‘Vision 2030’.

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UAE: 300 leaders for global Takaful forum in Dubai

| 22/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: 300 leaders for global Takaful forum in Dubai

The Takaful industry is highly concentrated in the GCC, other Mena and Southeast Asia regions with Saudi Arabia taking the top spot in terms of total Takaful assets.

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UAE: New federal food registration portal launched in the UAE

| 22/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: New federal food registration portal launched in the UAE

The online system will also list the Halal certification and accreditation bodies approved by the Emirates Authority for Standarization and Metrology (ESMA).

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Saudi Arabia lifts UK lamb ban in deal worth £25m

| 22/02/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia lifts UK lamb ban in deal worth £25m

The news arrives in the middle of Dubai’s Gulfood trade fair, the largest food fair in the Middle East where both AHDB and HCC were present alongside food industry executives from Saudi Arabia.

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UAE: New Islamic economy products unveiled in Dubai

| 22/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: New Islamic economy products unveiled in Dubai

The first product launched was the ‘Exchangeable Sukuk’, then the ‘Awqaf Fund’ and finally the ‘Flexible Credit Card’ was the third product launched at IIPIEP 2018

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