Category: Research

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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Opinion: Shari’ah Principles for Halal Standardisation

| 21/02/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Shari’ah Principles for Halal Standardisation

An academic overview of the Halaal and Haraam Standards which have already been prepared or are currently being prepared both locally and internationally.

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Pakistan: PHDA Launches Poultry Butchers Training Programme

| 21/02/2018 | Reply
Pakistan: PHDA Launches Poultry Butchers Training Programme

Chairman PHDA, Justice Khalil-ur-Rehman while inaugurating the first phase added that this training would provide the practical knowledge to the butchers about Halal slaughtering standards

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UAE: Dubai Municipality seeks US support to develop food import

| 21/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Municipality seeks US support to develop food import

The meeting also deliberated on the possibility of testing food in the accredited laboratories in the US and recognised by the Emirates International Accreditation Centre.

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UAE: Start-up movement in the Arab World picks up pace with AIM Startup

| 21/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Start-up movement in the Arab World picks up pace with AIM Startup

An initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy, AIM Startup brings tech-entrepreneurs closer to investors, venture capital funds and mentors.

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UAE: MoE launches Halal Accreditation Service, ESMA interactive global map

| 20/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: MoE launches Halal Accreditation Service, ESMA interactive global map

The minister confirmed that the UAE is currently leading global efforts to assess the size of the Islamic economy sector through a specialised study being undertaken by the concerned authorities in the UAE.

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UK: AHDB Beef & Lamb and Dairy returns to Gulfood in Dubai

| 19/02/2018 | Reply
UK: AHDB Beef & Lamb and Dairy returns to Gulfood in Dubai

AHDB is exhibiting a range of lamb products in the Meat Pavilion as well as a selection of speciality cheeses in the Dairy Hall.

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UAE: Global Halal Industry Platform held in Dubai

| 19/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Global Halal Industry Platform held in Dubai

Key challenges facing the international halal system and how to overcome them, as well as innovations that will achieve balance between growth in the industry and compliance with Islamic Sharia will be discussed.

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UAE: International food buyers and sellers meet in Dubai, with focus on Halal

| 19/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: International food buyers and sellers meet in Dubai, with focus on Halal

The world’s largest annual food and hospitality exhibition, according to its organisers, returned to Dubai 18th February, with exhibitors from across the globe, including Halal World Food.

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Opinion: The Future of Food: What’s on your dining table in 2118

| 15/02/2018 | Reply
Opinion: The Future of Food: What’s on your dining table in 2118

Electronic tongues, ethical meats, digital agriculture, seawater farming, and other gastronomic curiosities will disrupt the way our food is produced and consumed.

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UAE: Dubai meat industry players discuss cooperation

| 15/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Dubai meat industry players discuss cooperation

The Food and Beverage Manufacturing Business Group (FBMG) of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently organised a meeting with representatives from the meat sub-sector.

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Canada: OneWorld Foods partner to bring authentic Halal food experience to Canadians

| 14/02/2018 | Reply
Canada: OneWorld Foods partner to bring authentic Halal food experience to Canadians

With a growing ethnic market, and an increasingly sophisticated consumer seeking high flavour profiles with great food, OneWorld is well on its way to success.

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UK: Bradford directors disqualified over purchase of gold bullion

| 10/02/2018 | Reply
UK: Bradford directors disqualified over purchase of gold bullion

Greentabs Ltd (CRO No 03484420) formerly known as Mumtaz Food Industries Ltd, was incorporated on 22 December 1997 as a restaurant and food manufacturing plant.

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Uzbekistan introduces Halal standards

| 10/02/2018 | Reply
Uzbekistan introduces Halal standards

The introduction of new standards and certification of compliance are expected to provide an excellent opportunity to expand sales markets for domestic producers.

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UAE: DAFZA and International Center of Islamic Economy launch the Entrepreneurs Forum

| 08/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: DAFZA and International Center of Islamic Economy launch the Entrepreneurs Forum

At the end of the forum, three winners received an award for presenting the most innovative ideas designed to support the Islamic economy.

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UAE: Global harmonisation of halal certification standards ‘key priority’ for DIEDC in 2018

| 08/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Global harmonisation of halal certification standards ‘key priority’ for DIEDC in 2018

DIEDC will work with International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF)and the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA)—to achieve its goal of harmonising Halal certification standards.

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