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Opinion: Halal food a cut above others

| 04/07/2014 | Reply
Opinion:  Halal food a cut above others

The industry has a 16 per cent market share of the total global food industry. The global Muslim population is currently about a quarter of the world.

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Australia: Remedies for unauthorised use of a certification trade mark

| 02/07/2014 | Reply
Australia: Remedies for unauthorised use of a certification trade mark

The power to award additional damages under the Trade Marks Act is aimed not at compensation but deterrence.

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UAE: University of Dubai strengthens Dubai Capital of Islamic economy initiative

| 01/07/2014 | Reply
UAE: University of Dubai strengthens Dubai Capital of Islamic economy initiative

The University of Dubai is aware of the growing importance of Islamic economy, and teaching this as a subject will help achieve the requirements of Dubai and all the emirates.

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UK: Shazan Foods firm is set for growth

| 01/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Shazan Foods firm is set for growth

Shazans Foods has announced an equity investment and strategic supply partnership with Scotland-based One Stop Halal Ltd. Shazans will now enter into the chilled market.

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UK: UK Halal Specialist Expands into Europe

| 01/07/2014 | Reply
UK: UK Halal Specialist Expands into Europe

Lancashire-based halal food manufacturer KQF has seen its products gain a strong foothold in fast-growing markets in France and other European countries.

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UAE: First experts’ committee called for Halal certification

| 30/06/2014 | Reply
UAE: First experts’ committee called for Halal certification

Accreditation Department at Dubai Municipality has organized the first meeting of experts’ committee for accreditation of halal slaughter certification authorities.

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USA: The Halal Guys food cart is opening its first restaurant

| 27/06/2014 | Reply
USA:  The Halal Guys food cart is opening its first restaurant

The eatery, a 20-seat joint on 14th St. in the East Village, will serve a prettified version of the Middle Eastern street food that draws lines down the block in Midtown.

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Pakistan: Halal Food Zone to be set up in Faisalabad

| 26/06/2014 | Reply
Pakistan:  Halal Food Zone to be set up in Faisalabad

The processed Halal meat and food will be exported to international markets within a day, a concept which has not been introduced before.

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Halal Holidays – New Design for HalalBooking.com website

| 25/06/2014 | 1 Reply
Halal Holidays – New Design for HalalBooking.com website

The company actively works with many hoteliers and tourism bodies around the world helping them to develop their Halal holiday services.

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UAE: ESMA and Dubai Industrial City to host SMIIC meetings

| 25/06/2014 | Reply
UAE: ESMA and Dubai Industrial City to host SMIIC meetings

ESMA and Dubai Industrial City are hosting the fourth and fifth meetings of SMIIC to discuss halal food and cosmetics issues.

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UK: Positive response from government to slaughter petition

| 24/06/2014 | Reply
UK: Positive response from government to slaughter petition

The e-petition is one of the fastest growing petitions on the HM Government website and reached 50,000 signatures in just two weeks.

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Spain: Europe to host first-ever international conference on halal tourism

| 23/06/2014 | Reply
Spain: Europe to host first-ever international conference on halal tourism

The event aims to equip delegates with market intelligence, industry forecasts and trends to understand how to market to the Muslim consumer and benefit commercially.

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UAE: Submissions for Islamic Economy Awards 2014

| 21/06/2014 | Reply
UAE: Submissions for Islamic Economy Awards 2014

The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) in conjunction with Thomson Reuters has opened submissions for the second Islamic Economy Awards.

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Opinion: The Muslim Pound

| 21/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion: The Muslim Pound

Evan Davis, Radio 4, talks to entrepreneurs who work with Muslim consumers and asks them how much can established companies learn from them.

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UAE: University of Dubai evaluates progress of new premises

| 19/06/2014 | Reply
UAE: University of Dubai evaluates progress of new premises

The education system must enable students to realize Islamic economy concepts in order to achieve Dubai’s strategy for the development of Islamic economy.

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A Muslim Entrepreneur Follows a Kosher Model to Mainstream Success

| 17/06/2014 | Reply
A Muslim Entrepreneur Follows a Kosher Model to Mainstream Success

As Ramadan approaches Saffron Road has put out more than 50 different products and built annual sales on a pace to reach $35 million.

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Opinion: Politics of religious animal slaughter

| 16/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Politics of religious animal slaughter

We are on the cusp of convergence on livestock treatment, prayer, slaughter, and traceability. Where is the dividing difference?

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Malaysia: JAKIM Employs Stringent Procedure In Determining Halal Status

| 16/06/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: JAKIM Employs Stringent Procedure In Determining Halal Status

Only the findings of the Chemistry Department could be taken into consideration as only the department has the expertise to conduct highly specialised tests.

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Opinion: Competing halal standards leave food industry with indigestion

| 16/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion:  Competing halal standards leave food industry with indigestion

Big food firms have been ramping up their investment and expertise in halal, eyeing a fast-growing Muslim population that is forecast to add a billion people by 2050.

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UAE: Global demand for halal food boosts Al Islami’s growth

| 15/06/2014 | Reply
UAE: Global demand for halal food boosts Al Islami’s growth

Company on track to complete new factory in early 2015 and triple production of processed foods.

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