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UK: Halal at The International Food & Drink Event 2017

| 21/03/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal at The International Food & Drink Event 2017

And with over 40 Halal stalls spread across two halls holding around 1,350 exhibitors, IFE was a melting pot of cultural smells, flavours and cuisines.

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UK: AHDB appoints first Halal manager

| 21/03/2017 | Reply
UK: AHDB appoints first Halal manager

Awal Fuseini will lead on all AHDB halal work, working with processors, certification bodies and retailers to drive collaboration between AHDB and this increasingly important sector.

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Export bans hit Brazil’s meat industry after scandal

| 21/03/2017 | Reply
Export bans hit Brazil’s meat industry after scandal

The fallout from Brazil’s rotten meat scandal accelerated on Monday when China, a huge client, suspended imports and the European Union demanded a partial ban.

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Pakistan: 6th annual International Halal Conference & Expo

| 20/03/2017 | Reply
Pakistan: 6th annual International Halal Conference & Expo

Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) has announced the 6th International Halal Conference and Expo on April 11-12 at Faletti’s hotel Lahore.

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Halal Oman and World Halal Assembly Oman

| 20/03/2017 | Reply
Halal Oman and World Halal Assembly Oman

The WORLD HALAL ASSEMBLY OMAN organized concurrent with HALAL OMAN TRADE EXPO and AGRO OMAN EXPO will be held from May 15 – 17, 2017 at Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre.

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Tourism to food, Buddhist Thailand hunts Halal gold

| 20/03/2017 | Reply
Tourism to food, Buddhist Thailand hunts Halal gold

From hotels with segregated swimming pools to jelly made from seaweed instead of pork bones, Buddhist Thailand is chasing halal gold as it welcomes Muslim visitors.

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Brazil food fraud scandal

| 20/03/2017 | Reply
Brazil food fraud scandal

According to Reuters, the allegations include bribing inspectors and politicians to overlook unsanitary practices such as processing rotten meat and shipping exports with traces of salmonella.

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Malaysia: UTM researchers invent mobile app for halal certification

| 17/03/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: UTM researchers invent mobile app for halal certification

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia has developed a halal auditor mobile application, the first in the world that can help Malaysian Islamic Development Department (JAKIM) certify halal auditors.

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Malaysia: Mondelez to Conduct Managing Halal Integrity Programme

| 17/03/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Mondelez to Conduct Managing Halal Integrity Programme

Mondelez has teamed up with Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) to hold the first Managing Halal Integrity programme for SMEs in Malaysia.

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Brazil’s BRF mulls options to Halal unit One Foods IPO

| 17/03/2017 | Reply
Brazil’s BRF mulls options to Halal unit One Foods IPO

BRF wants proceeds from the sale of the One Foods stake to help propel the latter’s expansion into Asian Muslim nations.

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UAE-based IHAF raises awareness in global Halal cosmetics industry

| 15/03/2017 | Reply
UAE-based IHAF raises awareness in global Halal cosmetics industry

“Putting internationally recognised standards in place ultimately boosts the public’s confidence in the Halal market, consequently driving up investment in the industry.”

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Dubai ranks first in Islamic-Economy-Enabling Free Zone Cities

| 15/03/2017 | Reply
Dubai ranks first in Islamic-Economy-Enabling Free Zone Cities

Free zone contribution to the halal food sector amounted to US$34 billion and is expected to hit US$74 billion by 2021, US$7 billion contribution to the modest fashion sector is projected to double.

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UK: Halal food a ‘bigger market than China’

| 15/03/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal food a ‘bigger market than China’

‘If we want to be open for business with the world, we need to be aware that a lot of the world is Muslim,’ said Abdalhamid Evans, Senior Strategist, Imarat Consultants.

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Update on the UAE Halal Food Regulations and Accreditation

| 15/03/2017 | Reply
Update on the UAE Halal Food Regulations and Accreditation

Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) has recently spurred into action in speeding up approvals for Halal Certifying Bodies (CBs).

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Canada: Chudleigh’s baked goods launch in India

| 14/03/2017 | Reply
Canada: Chudleigh’s baked goods launch in India

Riz Global Foods had the opportunity to have successfully launched a range of Frozen Halal Desserts from Chudleigh’s at the AAHAR show in India.

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Malaysia: Asia Islamic Fashion Week 2017 – 30 March-2 April in KL

| 13/03/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Asia Islamic Fashion Week 2017 – 30 March-2 April in KL

Asia Islamic Fashion Week is a uniquely designed trade event aimed at showcasing the blend of modest fashion with cutting-edge style that is within the Islamic context.

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Time to focus on ECO market for food exports

| 13/03/2017 | Reply
Time to focus on ECO market for food exports

PAKISTAN can boost its food exports to Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) countries as it now leads this 10-nation economic bloc for next five years.

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Australian Government backs new Indonesian ‘Halal law’

| 13/03/2017 | Reply
Australian Government backs new Indonesian ‘Halal law’

Australia’s trade minister has backed new Indonesian laws that will require all meat sold in the Muslim nation apart from pork to be halal certified.

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Halal food processing to help attract investments from Qatar to Philippines

| 13/03/2017 | Reply
Halal food processing to help attract investments from Qatar to Philippines

The Philippine government wants to tap opportunities in the halal market, touted as a growing billion-dollar global industry, and is currently building a roadmap for its halal industry.

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NZ agri innovation helping meat exports to Asia’s diverse markets

| 13/03/2017 | Reply
NZ agri innovation helping meat exports to Asia’s diverse markets

Halal meat exports to Asia’s large muslim populations has been made possible by electrical stunning of animals before slaughter.

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