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Brunei: Simpor Pharma Is One of First Plants to Be Halal Audited

| 09/02/2016 | Reply
Brunei: Simpor Pharma Is One of First Plants to Be Halal Audited

Simpor Pharma, a Brunei pharmaceutical food supplement manufacturer, announced it is bringing its product line to the US Market from its world-class facility.

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USA: Sentencing in Halal food case continued to Feb. 25

| 06/02/2016 | Reply
USA: Sentencing in Halal food case continued to Feb. 25

Also to be sentenced on Feb. 25 are Midamar Corp., Islamic Services of America, and two of Aossey’s sons.

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Malaysia: HDC To Host Halal Cosmestics And Personal Care Conference

| 05/02/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC To Host Halal Cosmestics And Personal Care Conference

The event, to be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, will comprise workshops, forums and exhibitions.

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Hungary: Gallicoop doubles production of halal meat

| 05/02/2016 | Reply
Hungary: Gallicoop doubles production of halal meat

Hungarian poultry processor Gallicoop Pulykafeldolgozó, based in Szarvas, southeastern Hungary, increased its output of halal products by 116% to almost 500 tons in 2015.

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Japan to help boost Malaysia’s halal industry

| 05/02/2016 | Reply
Japan to help boost Malaysia’s halal industry

Japanese investors continue to show interest in investing in Malaysia. For the first nine months of 2015, they approved 52 manufacturing projects from Japan.

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USA: IFANCA $5 million gift to fund food diversity program

| 05/02/2016 | 1 Reply
USA: IFANCA $5 million gift to fund food diversity program

The partnership intends to educate students in specialized areas of ethnic foods and faith-based diets such as those from Islam, Judaism and Buddhism.

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Opinion: World Halal Market Will Grow to $ 2.6 Trillion by 2020

| 04/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: World Halal Market Will Grow to $ 2.6 Trillion by 2020

The largest producer of halal products in the world is a Malaysian subsidiary of Nestlé Malaysia with a turnover of $ 1.1 billion (accounting data for 2014).

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Pakistan: 4 accreditation certificates awarded to promote Halal food

| 04/02/2016 | Reply
Pakistan: 4 accreditation certificates awarded to promote Halal food

Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC) has so far awarded accreditation certificate to four (04) Halal Certification bodies in the country.

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Canada: Atlantic Beef Products can now sell with assurance to Muslims

| 04/02/2016 | Reply
Canada:   Atlantic Beef Products can now sell with assurance to Muslims

The Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of Canada (IFNCC) has certified the Albany beef plant in Prince Edward Island for halal production of its products.

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EU: 7th HFCE International Halal Food Conference

| 04/02/2016 | Reply
EU: 7th HFCE International Halal Food Conference

The HFCE conference will focus on Halal emerging markets and provide a platform for discussion between industry, certifying bodies and government representatives.

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India: Modest Fashion Talent Search Contest in India

| 04/02/2016 | Reply
India: Modest Fashion Talent Search Contest in India

Zywary Foundation launched for modest fashion talent search contest to encourage, empower, enfranchise women to ‘dream, design and develop’ their interpretation of Modest Fashion.

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Opinion: A halal economy to emerge in Iskandar Malaysia

| 03/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: A halal economy to emerge in Iskandar Malaysia

A HALAL economy will emerge as another growth driver for Iskandar Malaysia with Johor having opened the industry to Japanese and other Asian companies.

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Case Study: Challenges within UAE poultry sector

| 03/02/2016 | Reply
Case Study: Challenges within UAE poultry sector

The UAE poultry sector continues to grow modestly, despite facing serious challenges of which disease, and notably avian influenza, is the greatest problem.

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Opinion: Standards for Halal-certified food across the world

| 03/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Standards for Halal-certified food across the world

By Mohamed Jinna, FnBNews.com These days, with the advent of food technology, food processing has become complex. Hence, consumers have a wider choice of processed food which creates a situation where consumers are exposed to a variety of food that may contain prohibited (haram) ingredients with E-codes, but will be unable to understand the critical […]

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2016 expecting 2pc to 3pc growth in sales

| 02/02/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2016 expecting 2pc to 3pc growth in sales

The estimated growth in sales in expected to be achieved through the participation of 260 Malaysian halal companies and 283 international halal companies.

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UK: Industry in disagreement over lack of animal slaughter policy

| 02/02/2016 | Reply
UK: Industry in disagreement over lack of animal slaughter policy

“Vets and the public are united in their concern about animal welfare at slaughter,” said BVA president Sean Wensley.

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EU: Introducing the ‘European Halal Initiative’

| 01/02/2016 | Reply
EU: Introducing the ‘European Halal Initiative’

The European Halal Initiative is open for representatives of muslim organisations and prominent muslim individuals from Europe.

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Opinion: Muslim fashion takes off

| 01/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Muslim fashion takes off

Sufyaa – a clothing label for Muslim women – hit $1 million in turnover in 2014, just three years after its launch.

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Philippines: Congress eyes measures to boost halal trade

| 01/02/2016 | Reply
Philippines: Congress eyes measures to boost  halal trade

Agriculture Undersecretary for Livestock Jose C. Reaño said the new policies will define the Halal process and activity in the Philippines.

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Worldwide Halal food & lifestyle market to reach US$ 3.7 trillion by 2019

| 28/01/2016 | Reply
Worldwide Halal food & lifestyle market to reach US$ 3.7 trillion by 2019

Scores of major international retail buyers are already using the specialised Halal World Food at the Gulfood event as their preferred Halal food sourcing platform.

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