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Brazil showcases its leading global position across the Food & Beverage sector

| 28/02/2016 | Reply
Brazil showcases its leading global position across the Food & Beverage sector

Brazil showcases its leading global position across the Food & Beverage sector with $728 million of deals at Gulfood.

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USA: Midamar founder Aossey sentenced to two years in prison

| 26/02/2016 | Reply
USA: Midamar founder Aossey sentenced to two years in prison

Reade also sentenced Midamar and ISA Inc. to each serve five years probation with special conditions.

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USA: Midamar Founder Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison in Halal Meat Case

| 25/02/2016 | Reply
USA: Midamar Founder Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison in Halal Meat Case

The sentence also calls for three years of supervision after release and a $60,000 fine.

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UAE: British banker dumps high life to produce halal food

| 25/02/2016 | Reply
UAE: British banker dumps high life to produce halal food

He decided to pack in his job as a high-flying investment banker when he judged that helping the poor and needy was more of a calling than working in finance.

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WNT target 600 hotels and restaurants halal MUI certified

| 25/02/2016 | Reply
WNT target 600 hotels and restaurants halal MUI certified

600 hotels, restaurants and small and medium-sized industries obtained the halal certificate by the Assembly of the scholars of Indonesia.

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UAE launches world’s first halal e-learning portal

| 25/02/2016 | Reply
UAE launches world’s first halal e-learning portal

“The move will entrench the UAE’s position as a pivotal hub for the halal industry and trade through an interactive, dynamic portal that attracts public and private stakeholders.”

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UAE: Stimulating global output with Islamic Economy

| 25/02/2016 | Reply
UAE: Stimulating global output with Islamic Economy

As with all sectors of the Islamic economy, halal production complements other sectors and any growth in this sector triggers a resulting growth in Islamic economy.

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US: Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay £50 Million After Cancer Death Linked To Talcum Powder

| 24/02/2016 | Reply
US: Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay £50 Million After Cancer Death Linked To Talcum Powder

Lawyer Jere Beasley said that Johnson & Johnson were aware of the risk from as far back as the 1980s – and yet were still ‘lying to the public.’

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Opinion: Ramadan Rush – Top Tips for retail chains to reach a unique market

| 24/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Ramadan Rush – Top Tips for retail chains to reach a unique market

In 2015 alone, the UK’s leading supermarkets saw a boost of £100m in sales over the holy month of Ramadan. It will be beginning at the end of the first week of June 2016, plan now!

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UK: Modest Fashion or Fashioning Modesty?

| 24/02/2016 | Reply
UK: Modest Fashion or Fashioning Modesty?

    [Photo credit: Diajeng Lestari, HijUp] HijUp Unveiled at London Fashion Week By Jonathan A.J. Wilson, Academic and Greenwich University This week, Indonesian brand and e-commerce platform HijUp made an appearance at London Fashion Week. Early in 2015 they took venture funding between $US1 million and $US10 million from a pool of global investors. […]

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Pakistan has negligible share in global Halal food market

| 24/02/2016 | Reply
Pakistan has negligible share in global Halal food market

Pakistan is a completely halal production base country and has direct access to consumers in Central Asia, Middle East and Europe.

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UAE: Global M&A activity in halal food market limited

| 22/02/2016 | 1 Reply
UAE: Global M&A activity in halal food market limited

Despite rising spend on halal food and beverages worldwide, there are a few mergers and acquisitions in the global halal F&B market.

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Dubai Chamber reviews food and beverage growth trajectory

| 22/02/2016 | Reply
Dubai Chamber reviews food and beverage growth trajectory

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted Gulfood Breakfast Briefing for visiting international delegates of Gulfood 2016 exhibition.

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UK: Halal verification service DagangHalal heading for IPO

| 22/02/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal verification service DagangHalal heading for IPO

The Group’s revenue has increased from MYR1.18 million for the financial year ended 31 December 2012 to MYR3.405 million for the year ended 31 December 2014.

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UAE: New Zealand body accredited as halal certifier

| 21/02/2016 | Reply
UAE: New Zealand body accredited as halal certifier

The New Zealand Islamic Development Trust (NZIDT) has been officially unveiled as being accredited by the UAE as a halal certifying body.

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Taiwan tourism industry welcomes Muslim travelers

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Taiwan tourism industry welcomes Muslim travelers

A total of 85 travel-related businesses and facilities hold Halal certification nationwide, including National Palace Museum and Taipei 101, as well as hotels and restaurants.

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Opinion: Modesty means different things to different women

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Modesty means different things to different women

Here’s Why Uniqlo Is Poised To Nail The Muslim Fashion Market.

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Malaysia: Halal Businesses For Everybody, Big Opportunities In Store

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Businesses For Everybody, Big Opportunities In Store

With 50% of existing halal businesses and 50% of halal certifications coming from non-Muslims in Malaysia, halal is not confined to the Muslim world.

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Opinion: Taking the Halal industry forward

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Taking the Halal industry forward

THE deputy prime minister’s recent disclosure that Malaysia is losing its halal edge may come as a shock to Malaysians who still think that the country is one of the leaders.

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FHA Singapore to feature Halal Super Market for the first time

| 17/02/2016 | Reply
FHA Singapore to feature Halal Super Market for the first time

The 20th edition of Food & Hotel Asia (FHA) 2016 scheduled at Singapore Expo between April 12 and 15, will have a dedicated area for Halal food called Halal Super Market.

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