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Canada: Riz Global Foods takes a Taste of Canada to Gulfood

| 26/02/2017 | Reply
Canada: Riz Global Foods takes a Taste of Canada to Gulfood

Riz Global specializes in Canadian Halal produced Meats, Prepared Foods, and their New Innovative Gourmet offerings.

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Irish beef and dairy at top of trade mission agenda to Gulf States

| 25/02/2017 | Reply
Irish beef and dairy at top of trade mission agenda to Gulf States

The mission will include visits to Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, all major cities in the region, and will involve over 30 separate engagements.

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USA: The Rise of Halal-certified Food

| 24/02/2017 | 1 Reply
USA: The Rise of Halal-certified Food

Mirroring a model set decades ago to certify kosher products, American Muslims witness the growth of the Halal certification.

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Malaysia: 8th Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2017

| 24/02/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: 8th Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2017

Description This convention is a gathering of members from Foreign Halal Certification Bodies recognized by JAKIM. Foreign Halal Certification Bodies recognized by JAKIM is an institution appointed by JAKIM to ratify halal status of raw materials, critical ingredients, meat and animal based products to be imported in Malaysia. At Halal Certification Bodies Convention, you will […]

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UK: Halal meat: How is it prepared and is it cruel to animals?

| 24/02/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal meat: How is it prepared and is it cruel to animals?

Halal meat is an essential part of the Muslim faith and advocates argue that the practices of traditional Islamic slaughter are humane.

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Emirates Halal Center authorized by UAE opens in Tokyo to facilitate granting Halal certification

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
Emirates Halal Center authorized by UAE opens in Tokyo to facilitate granting Halal certification

Emirates Halal Center, a Halal certification agency authorized by the Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE), was set up at Minato ward, Tokyo on February 13.

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USA: From Famous NYC Food Cart to Fast-Growing Fast Casual Chain

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
USA: From Famous NYC Food Cart to Fast-Growing Fast Casual Chain

What is it about The Halal Guys that diners love so much? Well, first it’s the food. The Halal Guys food cart, with the tagline “we are different,” has over 8,000 reviews on Yelp.

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UAE’s Muwasafat to host Halal World Food on February 27th

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
UAE’s Muwasafat to host Halal World Food on February 27th

Muwasafat will conduct three sessions designed to demonstrate the Halal e-learning platform, the world’s first integrated portal for the Halal economy.

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Saudi women cosmetics market to grow 11pc

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
Saudi women cosmetics market to grow 11pc

Aggressive advertising coupled with increasing disposable income will see the market of women cosmetics in Saudi Arabia grow at a compunded annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 11 per cent during 2017 – 2022.

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Australia: AFIC’s new ‘committee’ previously part of organisation mismanagement

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
Australia: AFIC’s new ‘committee’ previously part of organisation mismanagement

A major Islamic organisation thrown into turmoil by an internal coup has been stacked with new executives that include two sacked school leaders and a halal certifier suing anti-Islam campaigner Kirralie Smith.

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First ever ‘modest’ fashion show suitable for Muslims held in London

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
First ever ‘modest’ fashion show suitable for Muslims held in London

The clothes comply with Muslim values but the designers say they get interest from women of all faiths and cultures who simply want to cover up a bit more.

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UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

| 23/02/2017 | 1 Reply
UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

The department store will also offer a range of other Muslim clothing including tops, dresses, jumpsuits, kimono wraps, hijab pins and caps in selected stores.

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UAE: GCC meat consumption to hit 4.9m T in two years

| 16/02/2017 | Reply
UAE: GCC meat consumption to hit 4.9m T in two years

This will be highlighted at the new Meat & Poultry sector, one of eight dedicated segments at the upcoming Gulfood exhibition in Dubai, UAE.

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Malaysia: Halal Technical Competent Officers For Global Market

| 15/02/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Technical Competent Officers For Global Market

Halal technical competent officers are being created by the Halal International Selangor (HIS) to create trade opportunities in the halal sector.

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GCC preferences for outbound Mice, luxury travel changing

| 13/02/2017 | Reply
GCC preferences for outbound Mice, luxury travel changing

Unique destinations that are connected well in aviation routes, food requirements as well as destination safety and security play a big part in the considerations of buyers/planners.

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Thailand’s first Halal hotel opens following Trump immigration ban

| 13/02/2017 | Reply
Thailand’s first Halal hotel opens following Trump immigration ban

The four-star hotel, called Al Meroz, offers facilities that serve the requirements of Muslim visitors, such as a praying room and halal food.

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UK: Halal Certification Europe (HCE) achieves GAC Accreditation

| 13/02/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal Certification Europe (HCE) achieves GAC Accreditation

It is a reflection of our commitment, dedication and investment toward achieving an industry standard globally.

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Islamic finance and digital currencies: The halal aspect

| 12/02/2017 | Reply
Islamic finance and digital currencies: The halal aspect

With the growing utilisation of fintech in the Islamic finance sector, the question arises what role digital currencies and blockchain technologies play in Shariah banking.

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UK: Halal Food Authority Accredited by GAC for ESMA registration

| 10/02/2017 | 4 Replies
UK: Halal Food Authority Accredited by GAC for ESMA registration

HFA is delighted to announce that it is now authorised to certify Halal products according to the national standards set in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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UK: Countless diners ‘duped into eating halal lamb which was neither lamb nor halal’

| 09/02/2017 | Reply
UK: Countless diners ‘duped into eating halal lamb which was neither lamb nor halal’

Outlets across Leicestershire and beyond unwittingly bought tonnes of low-cost turkey that was being passed off to them as more expensive lamb off the bone.

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