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Opinion: Unified Halaal Standard (Exploring the Possibilities)

| 15/12/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Unified Halaal Standard (Exploring the Possibilities)

Different Halaal standards have posed a challenge which is becoming an obstacle for businesses and a barrier for trade. What is the way forward? An overview by Mufti Yousuf ‘Abdur-Razzaaq.

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A fixture of New York street meat, Halal Guys has gone global

| 15/12/2016 | Reply
A fixture of New York street meat, Halal Guys has gone global

The goal is to open one to two restaurants a month, according to Dan Rowe, CEO of Fransmart, a franchise consultancy firm that is advising the budding chain on its expansion.

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UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre organises workshop

| 12/12/2016 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre organises workshop

The event included entities from the public and private sectors that have collaborated with DIEDC for the past three years on achieving the strategy’s objectives, developing programmes and initiatives

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UAE: World Halal Tourism Awards winners named

| 12/12/2016 | Reply
UAE: World Halal Tourism Awards winners named

ABU DHABI, The second World Halal Tourism Awards 2016 winners were recently announced in Abu Dhabi, UAE. An unprecedented 1.9 million votes were received across the 16 Halal tourism categories making it the largest travel awards presentation in the world. The awards were independently verified by an industry governance panel ensuring that all nominations fulfilled […]

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Cambodia Aims For Share of Halal Market

| 12/12/2016 | Reply
Cambodia Aims For Share of Halal Market

By AEC News Today – Digital Editor The Cambodian government is hoping that the introduction of a robust, formal halal certification process for restaurants and food producers will lure more Muslim tourists to the Kingdom and also foster the growth of the Kingdom’s fledgling halal certified food sector. In June Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak […]

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Malaysia: Mydin Global link-up with Halal suppliers

| 12/12/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Mydin Global link-up with Halal suppliers

MYDIN Mohamed Holdings Sdn Bhd sealed its partnership with Global Halal Data Pool (GHDP) to improve the efficiency of its supply chain.

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Halal Packaging Market

| 10/12/2016 | Reply
Halal Packaging Market

The Halal packaging market can be segmented on the basis of end use industry, which typically includes food and beverages, cosmetics, and others.

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Malaysia: USD132 billion global potential by 2021 in Halal pharmaceuticals

| 08/12/2016 | 2 Replies
Malaysia: USD132 billion global potential by 2021 in Halal pharmaceuticals

Chemical Company of Malaysia (CCM) today shared that the company will continue to play an active role in spurring the Bumiputera Agenda through its current activities and future plans.

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German certification body obtains accreditation for Gulf Arab States

| 08/12/2016 | Reply
German certification body obtains accreditation for Gulf Arab States

The Gulf Cooperation Council Accreditation Center (GAC) has granted HALAL CONTROL the formal accreditation as a Halal certifier which they have registered with ESMA.

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Bosnian businesses go halal to serve Gulf visitors, eye exports

| 07/12/2016 | Reply
Bosnian businesses go halal to serve Gulf visitors, eye exports

Bosnian banks, food producers and hoteliers are adopting halal standards to tap a fast-growing market thanks to the country’s large Muslim population.

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Road map for $3T world Halal market to be drawn up in Turkey

| 05/12/2016 | Reply
Road map for $3T world Halal market to be drawn up in Turkey

Covering everything from finance, tourism and food, will be drawn in Istanbul, Turkey, as it prepares to host Halal Expo 2016 Dec. 15-17.

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McDonald’s sells Singapore, Malaysian franchise to Saudi group

| 03/12/2016 | Reply
McDonald’s sells Singapore, Malaysian franchise to Saudi group

It had sold the franchise rights for its restaurants in Singapore and Malaysia to Saudi Arabia’s Lionhorn Pte Ltd as part of a plan to move away from direct ownership in Asia.

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EU: Mediterranean companies see huge potential in halal

| 03/12/2016 | Reply
EU: Mediterranean companies see huge potential in halal

Political and business leaders attending a Mediterranean economic conference in Barcelona Friday touted the huge potential of the halal food market.

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Halal beef brings a little bit of Ireland’s green to UAE

| 29/11/2016 | Reply
Halal beef brings a little bit of Ireland’s green to UAE

Irish food producers have been increasingly catering for the Emirati appetite for good, grass-fed beef which is much more succulent and juicy than any other kind in the world.

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UAE: IHAF explores collaboration in maintaining Halal assessment standards

| 29/11/2016 | Reply
UAE:  IHAF explores collaboration in maintaining Halal assessment standards

IHAF convened for its first General Assembly meeting in Dubai. This set in motion the official activation of the world’s first global Halal accreditation network.

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USA: ANSI Signs MoU Supporting New International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF)

| 29/11/2016 | Reply
USA: ANSI Signs MoU Supporting New International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF)

ANSI’s Reinaldo Figueiredo, senior program director, accreditation of product certification bodies represented ANSI, which signed the MoU along with other accreditation bodies.

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Malaysia: Auntie Anne’s confirms ‘pretzel dog’ now ‘pretzel sausage’

| 28/11/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Auntie Anne’s confirms ‘pretzel dog’ now ‘pretzel sausage’

The company had posted a statement on its Facebook page, saying that it would fulfil all the requirements towards obtaining halal certification in the country.

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Halal Expo Australia 2017 takes Islamic Relief Australia as Charity Partner

| 25/11/2016 | Reply
Halal Expo Australia 2017 takes Islamic Relief Australia as Charity Partner

Islamic Relief will participate in the Halal Expo Australia (HEA) 2017 and International Halal Conference (IHC) 2017 as a charity partner.

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Cambodia: Halal order raises stakes for abattoir

| 25/11/2016 | Reply
Cambodia: Halal order raises stakes for abattoir

SLN Meat Supplies, the company behind Cambodia’s first industrial slaughterhouse, is hoping to secure an export contract to supply $50 million worth of halal beef to a Malaysian distributor.

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UK: HFA says it does not certify Nando’s after confusion

| 25/11/2016 | Reply
UK: HFA says it does not certify Nando’s after confusion

HFA does NOT certify any chicken supply for Nandos. Please exercise your own choice without any recourse to HFA’s approval.

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