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Malaysia confident to be able to export RM50b in Halal export by 2020

| 18/12/2018 | Reply
Malaysia confident to be able to export RM50b in Halal export by 2020

Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) is confident that Malaysia will be able to export as much as RM50 billion of home-grown halal products worldwide by 2020.

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Opinion: ‘Blockade gave Qatar the break away from influence of Saudi Arabia’

| 18/12/2018 | Reply
Opinion: ‘Blockade gave Qatar the break away from influence of Saudi Arabia’

It is pretty clear that the Qatari leadership is one of the most progressive in the GCC, but they’ve been held back by the conservative preferences of the GCC led by Saudi Arabia.

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Third Sector Awards 2018: Charity Chair of the Year – Adeem Younis, Penny Appeal

| 17/12/2018 | Reply
Third Sector Awards 2018: Charity Chair of the Year – Adeem Younis, Penny Appeal

Through Younis’s stewardship and vision, the charity has grown its annual income from £117,539 to a projected £24m or more in less than six years.

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Industry Ministry focuses on making Indonesia world’s Muslim fashion center

| 16/12/2018 | Reply
Industry Ministry focuses on making Indonesia world’s Muslim fashion center

TWO ARTICLES Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Directorate General of Small and Medium Industries at the Ministry of Industry is focusing on transforming Indonesia into a center of the world`s Muslim fashion in 2020 by conducting various strategic programs in 2019. “We will establish the Muslim fashion business ecosystem and incubate several businesses. We will create […]

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Saudi Arabian opportunities for Australian beef, lamb exports

| 14/12/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabian opportunities for Australian beef, lamb exports

INTEGRITY systems, quality and consistency mean Australia is perfectly placed to capitalise on a fast-growing Saudi Arabian meat export market, with opportunities particularly for Australian lamb.

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UAE: $1.2bn GCC vertical farming boom seen by 2021

| 14/12/2018 | Reply
UAE: $1.2bn GCC vertical farming boom seen by 2021

A growing importance is being given to vertical farming across the GCC and is generating interest and increased investments from regional and overseas players, according to a new report.

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UAE: Deals Worth Over AED5 Billion Signed At SIAL 2018

| 14/12/2018 | Reply
UAE: Deals Worth Over AED5 Billion Signed At SIAL 2018

The total investment in food industry is set to increase from AED5.2 billion to AED10.4 billion over the next three years, representing a 40% growth.

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TAIWAN: TIHCA certified 35 Halal Food and Beverages

| 14/12/2018 | Reply
TAIWAN: TIHCA certified 35 Halal Food and Beverages

Five companies have received halal certification from the Kaohsiung Marine Bureau, allowing them to serve the halal market in Taiwan and opening a door to Muslim markets in Southeast Asia.

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UAE wants to invest in Brazil

| 13/12/2018 | Reply
UAE wants to invest in Brazil

Nahyan said the UAE are interested in Brazilian food production, which his country needs. He also mentioned distributing the items in other regions.

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UAE: Pret-A-Cover™ Buyers Lane 2019, The Retail Summit Edition

| 11/12/2018 | Reply
UAE: Pret-A-Cover™ Buyers Lane 2019, The Retail Summit Edition

In addition to the smashing speaker line-up, attendees will have first-time access to the action-packed modest lifestyle showcases of Pret-A-Cover™ Buyers Lane 2019 being exhibited at The Retail Summit’s very own The Market Place.

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UAE: International Halal Accreditation Forum inks deal with international organisations

| 11/12/2018 | Reply
UAE: International Halal Accreditation Forum inks deal with international organisations

The International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC).

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Opinion: Uber Eats predicts the big UAE food trends of 2019

| 11/12/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Uber Eats predicts the big UAE food trends of 2019

Using data collected from its food delivery app, Uber Eats has predicted that a number of vegan food stuffs are set to go mainstream in 2019, as an increasing number of people search for plant-based products.

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USA: Impossible Foods Gets Halal Certification for Meatless Burger

| 11/12/2018 | Reply
USA: Impossible Foods Gets Halal Certification for Meatless Burger

The Impossible Burger earned its Halal certification on Monday from the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America, marking a major milestone on the meat industry disruptor’s path to feeding the world.

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UK: How Halal Dining Club plans to become a billion dollar app for muslims

| 10/12/2018 | Reply
UK: How Halal Dining Club plans to become a billion dollar app for muslims

Currently Halal Dining Club is targeting the higher end restaurant demographic with over 4,000 listed restaurants across nine global cities. Now the focus is firmly on growing the number of restaurants that its users can discover.

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Malaysia: HDC committed to turning Malaysia into a high-income economy

| 08/12/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC committed to turning Malaysia into a high-income economy

The Islamic economy is being embraced globally, so becoming an integral part of the international system and further expanding opportunities for the international community’s participation is essential.

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Singapore: Muis receives ISO nod for halal certification

| 08/12/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Muis receives ISO nod for halal certification

Halal food products from Singapore are now recognised by international standards in a move to snag a slice of the growing Muslim travel market pie said the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore.

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UK: Euro Quality Lambs wins Best British Meat Distributors 2018 – Midlands

| 07/12/2018 | Reply
UK: Euro Quality Lambs wins Best British Meat Distributors 2018 – Midlands

‘We celebrated our 25th anniversary recently which provided an opportunity to take stock with our colleagues of how far we have come and what we have achieved.’ Rizvan Khalid, Managing Director, Euro Quality Lambs

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USA: Midamar Corporation launches new e-commerce website

| 07/12/2018 | Reply
USA: Midamar Corporation launches new e-commerce website

For more than 15 years the website has proven to be a one-stop shop for Halal consumers, now this update will make it even easier to serve these customers.

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UAE: SIAL Middle East 2018 to kick off on 10 December

| 06/12/2018 | Reply
UAE: SIAL Middle East 2018 to kick off on 10 December

The largest edition of the event to date will feature over 1,000 exhibitors and is expected to draw the participation of 25,000+ industry experts and unique visitors from more than 45 countries.

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Halal certification: From religious law to industry standard?

| 06/12/2018 | Reply
Halal certification: From religious law to industry standard?

While the Halal concept is rooted in Islamic principles and beliefs, it has become recognised as a symbol for safety, hygiene, and one that is strictly regulated.

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