Category: Research

UAE: Halal Lead Auditor Training in Dubai

| 23/10/2017 | Reply
UAE: Halal Lead Auditor Training in Dubai

3-day Halal Lead Auditor Training (HLAT) to be held at The Millennium Plaza Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Rd. Dubai, UAE this coming November 6-8, 2017.

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Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

| 20/10/2017 | Reply
Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

Qatar is believed to be doubling its investments in Turkey in 2018 to amount to $20 billion by injecting new investments worth $19 billion; in addition to the existing $18 billion investments in various fields.

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Turkish minister highlights halal market opportunities

| 20/10/2017 | Reply
Turkish minister highlights halal market opportunities

The agency will be the sole authority on halal product certification and accreditation in Turkey. It will also be able to establish offices abroad.

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Five Muslim Start-ups with a big future in the UK and beyond

| 19/10/2017 | Reply
Five Muslim Start-ups with a big future in the UK and beyond

Entrepreneurs are increasingly recognising the potential for businesses developed for the Islamic market at home and abroad. Here are five such ventures on their way.

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UAE: Revamped Islamic Economy strategy 2017-2021 on the cards

| 18/10/2017 | Reply
UAE: Revamped Islamic Economy strategy 2017-2021 on the cards

The global Fiqh league, to be established in collaboration with the centre’s strategic partners, will be the first international, legally independent non-profit scientific body of its kind in the world.

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Malaysia to ramp up initiatives and internationalise Halal concept

| 17/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia to ramp up initiatives and internationalise Halal concept

Zahid said Malaysia can benefit greatly from the halal industry, which has been identified as a new source of economy via the Islamic Economic Transformation Programme.

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USA: Nationwide Rallies to Fight for Organic Food

| 16/10/2017 | Reply
USA: Nationwide Rallies to Fight for Organic Food

Organic food is in danger of losing its meaning, with corporate lobbyists pushing the National Organic Standards Board to include hydroponic production in the Organic label.

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Pakistan: Foreign group offers Sustainable Farming on BOT basis in Karachi

| 15/10/2017 | Reply
Pakistan: Foreign group offers Sustainable Farming on BOT basis in Karachi

A conglomerate have submitted a proposal that includes a complete integrated Halal farming system in the province of Sindh with a farm-to-fork concept to cater to domestic and global demand of Halal food.

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Indonesia: Government ends MUI’s authority to issue halal certificates

| 14/10/2017 | 1 Reply
Indonesia: Government ends MUI’s authority to issue halal certificates

“Anything that relates to the protection and guarantee of halal products is now the responsibility of the government,” MUI deputy chairman Zainut Tauhid Sa’adi added in a statement on Friday. (3 Articles)

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Malaysia: Guardian own brand how halal-certified

| 14/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia:  Guardian own brand how halal-certified

The in-house products produced by Guardian pharmacy are now halal-certified by the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim).

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Indonesia in Top 10 World Halal Consumers

| 12/10/2017 | Reply
Indonesia in Top 10 World Halal Consumers

Halal Product Guarantee Organizing Agency (BPJPH) is to hold a Halal Product Guarantee (JPH) and is expected to be a stimulant to generate and stimulate the development of the Halal industry.

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Turkey to establish halal accreditation agency

| 12/10/2017 | Reply
Turkey to establish halal accreditation agency

Turkey’s government on Wednesday submitted a draft law to parliament for establishing a halal accreditation agency.

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Report: The ‘Tayyib’ ‘pure and wholesome’ aspect of ‘Halal and Tayyib’

| 11/10/2017 | Reply
Report: The ‘Tayyib’ ‘pure and wholesome’ aspect of ‘Halal and Tayyib’

“Food systems are making us sick. Unhealthy diets are the most obvious link, but are only one of many pathways through which food and farming systems affect human health.”

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Vitafoods Asia 2017: Strategic Move to Singapore Makes Positive Impact

| 10/10/2017 | Reply
Vitafoods Asia 2017: Strategic Move to Singapore Makes Positive Impact

Vitafoods Asia, the only dedicated event for the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, and dietary supplements in Asia, concluded its seventh edition on a high note for the first time in Singapore.

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Canada: Mississauga’s Paramount Fine Foods expands into U.S. market

| 10/10/2017 | Reply
Canada: Mississauga’s Paramount Fine Foods expands into U.S. market

Paramount signed a franchise agreement with SLS Hospitality Group to immediately open restaurants in New Jersey and Massachusetts, with New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut slated to be signed later this year.

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From Food to Cosmetics, Japan Firms Eye Malaysia’s Halal Industry-SMBC

| 06/10/2017 | Reply
From Food to Cosmetics, Japan Firms Eye Malaysia’s Halal Industry-SMBC

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp (SMBC) is looking to back a push by Japanese firms planning to invest in Malaysia’s Sharia-compliant halal market, an SMBC official said.

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Indonesia: World Halal Assurance System Training Held in Bogor

| 05/10/2017 | Reply
Indonesia: World Halal Assurance System Training Held in Bogor

Deputy Director of LPPOM MUI, Muti Arintawati said that this training is one of the requirements that must be fulfilled in halal certification process.

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Dubai Exports and Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Lead Islamic Economy Trade Mission to Australia

| 04/10/2017 | Reply
Dubai Exports and Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Lead Islamic Economy Trade Mission to Australia

The modern Muslim consumer is very different from that of just a generation ago. They are educated, well connected to the global marketplace, and rely heavily on the internet and social media.

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Restaurant menus to list calories in Saudi Arabia

| 04/10/2017 | Reply
Restaurant menus to list calories in Saudi Arabia

This initiative comes as part of the efforts to safeguard consumers’ health, and create awareness about the importance of knowing the nutritional value of meals and drinks provided by restaurants and cafes.

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Opinion: Halal Europe – a Premium Halal-Tayyib Brand?

| 04/10/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Halal Europe – a Premium Halal-Tayyib Brand?

No central or local government has ever set any requirements for any halal certification body, let alone issued accreditation themselves. Europe has no halal standard or guidelines in place.

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