Tag: Canada Halal

Canadian steak houses courting Muslim diners with halal options

| 28/03/2017 | Reply
Canadian steak houses courting Muslim diners with halal options

Recently, non-Muslim restaurateurs have begun courting the burgeoning muslim customer base who are looking for Halal options.

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Canada: CFIA Introduces new halal labelling and advertising requirements

| 23/03/2016 | Reply
Canada: CFIA Introduces new halal labelling and advertising requirements

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will take compliance and enforcement actions if the requirements are not met.

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Canada: New rule for halal labelling leaves industry open to deception, critics say

| 17/03/2016 | Reply
Canada: New rule for halal labelling leaves industry open to deception, critics say

One major point of contention is machine-slaughter, a common method used to kill chickens in poultry plants.

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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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Canada: Paramount Fine Foods gears up to enter ME market

| 18/11/2015 | Reply
Canada: Paramount Fine Foods gears up to enter ME market

The group has been committed to keeping franchisees happy and satisfied, to ensure profit, continuity and further growth and success.

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Canada: Halal consumers feel underserved by food manufacturers and retailers

| 24/02/2015 | Reply
Canada: Halal consumers feel underserved by food manufacturers and retailers

Marketing agency Halal & Co. and the International Food Marketing Alliance, did the research based on a survey of 800 principal grocery shoppers in Halal households.

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Canada: Toronto Pearson International Airport to offer certified halal Middle Eastern cuisine

| 12/09/2014 | Reply
Canada: Toronto Pearson International Airport to offer certified halal Middle Eastern cuisine

Local favorite Paramount Fine Foods, in partnership with HMSHost, has opened the first of two locations coming to Toronto Pearson.

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UAE: Prairie Halal Foods open Middle East office

| 08/08/2014 | Reply
UAE: Prairie Halal Foods open Middle East office

Prairie Halal Foods is a private, Canadian owned food company focused on the development and marketing of high value Halal meat.

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Canada: Edmonton developing a taste for halal meat

| 22/07/2014 | Reply
Canada:  Edmonton developing a taste for halal meat

A report by the Alberta government shows that Muslim families spend about double the amount most Canadian households spend on meat.

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Matrade: New halal labels for exports to Canada

| 21/07/2014 | Reply
Matrade: New halal labels for exports to Canada

Malaysian exporters are advised to keep an eye on the new halal guideline in Canada, said Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade).

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Canada: Muslim community cracking down on fake Halal foods

| 06/06/2014 | Reply
Canada: Muslim community cracking down on fake Halal foods

Canada’s growing Halal food industry has made it an attractive target for fraud – something that leaders in Canada’s Muslim community hope to end.

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Government Of Canada Improves Labeling Of Halal Food Products

| 25/04/2014 | Reply
Government Of Canada Improves Labeling Of Halal Food Products

Halal claims on food labels, packaging or advertising material must now include the name of the certifying body to provide consumers with the information about the standards used.

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Canada: Say hello to halal

| 20/12/2013 | Reply
Canada: Say hello to halal

Senior director of marketing at Maple Leaf Foods, points to Nielsen sales volume stats that show the halal segment of fresh chicken is growing at 6% per year.

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Canada: Halal labelling requirements are coming to Canada

| 17/09/2013 | Reply
Canada: Halal labelling requirements are coming to Canada

Canada’s expanding diversity has seen the demand for halal foods grow rapidly over the last two decades. The market in Canada for halal foods is currently estimated to be $1 billion annually, and is growing.

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Canada: Government to impose new labels, but not new standards, on halal food

| 01/06/2013 | Reply
Canada: Government to impose new labels, but not new standards, on halal food

According to proposed regulations published in this week’s Canada Gazette, all food that advertises itself as halal would have to list on the packaging which body certified it meets the criteria under Islamic law.

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Canada: Halal Food Fest showcases diverse, exotic taste of halal food

| 30/05/2013 | Reply
Canada: Halal Food Fest showcases diverse, exotic taste of halal food

Toronto’s first Halal Food Fest at the International Centre in Mississauga on June 1 and 2. In a report by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, the government estimates that the halal food industry is worth more than a billion dollars in Canada.

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