Category: Trade Events

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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Opinion: How One Woman Revolutionized Halal Food in Canada

| 29/05/2013 | Reply
Opinion: How One Woman Revolutionized Halal Food in Canada

On a high level, the festival is a way to showcase what we have and inspire more growth. It also serves as way to educate people and encourage the importance of eating halal in a fun and interactive way.

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UAE: Business is looking good for UK cosmetics firms in the Middle East

| 28/05/2013 | Reply
UAE: Business is looking good for UK cosmetics firms in the Middle East

Beautyworld Middle East, is taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This is the 18th year of Beautyworld, and UK companies are back in increasing numbers, with the support of UK Trade & Investment in the region.

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Saudi Arabia: At Saudi Food, importers seek Brazilian beef

| 22/05/2013 | 2 Replies
Saudi Arabia: At Saudi Food, importers seek Brazilian beef

Arab importers visiting the 18th Saudi Food, Hotel & Hospitality Fair, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, are interested in buying Brazilian beef, but are stunted by an embargo on the product.

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Malaysia to expand trade ties with Saudi Arabia

| 22/05/2013 | Reply
Malaysia to expand trade ties with Saudi Arabia

The recent visit of Malaysian trade mission and the participation of 11 companies at the Saudi Food & Hotel and Hospitality 2013 are just part of the continuing efforts to strengthen the bilateral trade relationship.

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UK: The 3rd Urban Muslim Woman Show

| 20/05/2013 | Reply
UK: The 3rd Urban Muslim Woman Show

The Urban Muslim Woman Show; gives Muslim women a chance to be inspired, empowered and to network at the London Novotel West on Saturday 15 June 4.30pm – 10.30pm.

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Malaysia: HDC to organise World Halal Week

| 26/03/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC to organise World Halal Week

After five years organising World Halal Research Summit (WHR), the Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) will introduce World Halal Week (WHW) Conference 2013 beginning this year. The theme is “Halal Economy: Creating the Momentum.”

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Canada: Canadian Halal Food Festival

| 13/03/2013 | Reply
Canada: Canadian Halal Food Festival

On June 1 and 2, 2013 Halal Food Festival Toronto, the first ever Canadian halal food festival, is coming to The International Centre located in the GTA, home to the largest concentration of Muslims in all of North America.

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Spain: Seminar on “Halal, a global concept”

| 08/03/2013 | 1 Reply
Spain: Seminar on  “Halal, a global concept”

The Halal training school, belonging to Educaislam, a training center sponsored by the Islamic Council, dedicated to the teaching of Islam in its different dimensions, has organised the II Halal Seminar: “Halal, a global concept”to be held on March 12th,

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UAE, an agri-food hub in the region

| 26/02/2013 | Reply
UAE, an agri-food hub in the region

Gulfood 2013 was opened on Monday in Dubai with the participation of 110 countries participating, representing food producers, manufacturers and suppliers from their respective countries in a show to facilitate billions of dollars in trade for these states.

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Dubai Exports brings together local and overseas food trade companies

| 26/02/2013 | Reply
Dubai Exports brings together local and overseas food trade companies

Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Dept of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai, brought together UAE companies and traders with key buyers from overseas markets attending the Gulfood 2013 at a meeting today to facilitate business networking and interaction.

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Dubai reigns as world’s gateway for food trade at Gulfood 2013

| 19/02/2013 | Reply
Dubai reigns as world’s gateway for food trade at Gulfood 2013

Running from 25 – 28 February 2013, the exhibition this year hosts a record 4,200 exhibitors from 110 countries showcasing more than 50,000 brands across every sector of the F&B industry. An unprecedented number of government ministers will be conducting key trade discussions.

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Seminar: Strategic Planning for the Halal Market Economy

| 23/01/2013 | Reply
Seminar: Strategic Planning for the Halal Market Economy

A new concept in Halal sector seminars, a high level Halal Seminar for senior executives, policy makers and leaders in the Halal industry. Vision, analysis, real data & industry experience are crafted into an integrated Masterclass by a team of dedicated experts.

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Malaysia: Penang Halal expo hosts global players

| 20/01/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Penang Halal expo hosts global players

Held for the fourth consecutive year at the Penang International Sports Arena (PISA) and Eastin Hotel Penang, the annual event sees participants from Belgium, Spain, Iran, New Zealand setting up booths alongside exhibitors from the Asean region.

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UAE: Sharjah Halal Expo to play key role in boosting intra-OIC trade

| 15/01/2013 | Reply
UAE: Sharjah Halal Expo to play key role in boosting intra-OIC trade

Aiming to speed up the achievement of the target of 20 per cent intra-OIC trade by 2015, two key Islamic organizations have decided to throw their weight behind the premier industry event, Halal MiddleEast that will be held in Sharjah this year.

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Kuwait: Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry and its Services

| 12/01/2013 | Reply
Kuwait: Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry and its Services

Under the auspices of Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Kuwait the Second Gulf Conference on Halal Industry and its Services ‘Towards an Effective Management of Halal’ will be held on the 22-24 January 2013 at the Crown Plaza Hotel-Farwaniyah, State of Kuwait.

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Brunei: Addressing the unknown major challenge for Halal authorities

| 11/01/2013 | Reply
Brunei: Addressing the unknown major challenge for Halal authorities

Among the Halal issues are: Blood-derived ingredients in food and dietary supplement products, animal-derived gelatin in food and pharmaceutical products and animal-derived collagen-peptides in cosmetic and dietary supplement products.

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Philippines: RP Gains Popularity As Halal Food Market Gateway

| 23/12/2012 | 1 Reply
Philippines: RP Gains Popularity As Halal Food Market Gateway

The Philippines is gaining popularity as a global business platform and gateway for the $632-billion Halal food market, the Center for International Trade, Exhibitions and Missions (CITEM) said. Target exhibitors are accredited with the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos.

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UAE: Sharjah becomes Halal capital of world for 3 days

| 11/12/2012 | Reply
UAE:  Sharjah becomes Halal capital of world for 3 days

A talking point at the opening ceremony was the selection of UAE’s Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) by OIC to chair the Halal food technical committee, which was seen as a global high point for the country and the regional Halal industry.

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UAE kicks off Halal standardisation worldwide

| 10/12/2012 | Reply
UAE kicks off Halal standardisation worldwide

Esma is now working on a scheme on how to certify halal products and unifying the procedure for certification with one set of standards. Esma is also working on producing a unified stamp or mark for halal products entering the UAE that can also be introduced to the GCC.

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