Category: Agriculture

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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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: 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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Malaysia halal showcase enters 16th edition next year

| 03/12/2018 | Reply
Malaysia halal showcase enters 16th edition next year

Dubbed the world’s largest halal trade fair, Mihas serves as a platform for local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to showcase their halal brands to the global business audience.

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Turkey: Halal business world gather in Istanbul

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Turkey: Halal business world gather in Istanbul

With the theme of “Halal and Healthy Life: Awareness and Sustainability”, the summit focuses on standardization, halal food, halal slaughtering, halal medicine, halal tourism, and halal finance.

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Opinion: What will top food sustainability agenda in 2019?

| 29/11/2018 | Reply
Opinion: What will top food sustainability agenda in 2019?

While the investment community once had a very sceptical view of sustainability, recent years have seen investors become more engaged on key sustainability issues.

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UK: Government urged to clarify slaughter policy

| 24/08/2018 | Reply
UK: Government urged to clarify slaughter policy

The BVA is calling on the Government to urgently clarify whether UK lamb exported under a new trade deal with Saudi Arabia will be stunned before slaughter.

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Why boycotting Canadian wheat is likely to backfire for Saudi Arabia

| 13/08/2018 | Reply
Why boycotting Canadian wheat is likely to backfire for Saudi Arabia

Not surprisingly, that’s pushing up wheat prices. Canada and the U.S. are two of the world’s largest producers of wheat, and farmers on both sides of the border are seeing rising prices for their bumper crop.

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Muslim festival opens opportunities for the UK lamb trade

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Muslim festival opens opportunities for the UK lamb trade

Marketing sheep at the right time and with the correct specifications was the key for farmers looking to take advantage of the growing Islamic market and its demand for sheepmeat.

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UK: Factory food? Not for this farming family.

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Factory food? Not for this farming family.

Willowbrook Farm has gained celebrity status among Muslims in the UK, where the halal market is dominated by mass-produced meat to feed mounting demand.

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UK: Event highlights importance of communication between farmers and Halal sector

| 09/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Event highlights importance of communication between farmers and Halal sector

The farming industry and the halal sector are being urged to forge better relationships as the Muslim population, and demand for quality lamb, increases.

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UK: Euro Quality Lambs launches its new website

| 05/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Euro Quality Lambs launches its new website

For us, Halal is far more than a label of a set of rules and regulations – it means striving to deliver excellence in all things.

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Qatar approves Irish meat for import

| 04/07/2018 | Reply
Qatar approves Irish meat for import

Qatar has opened its borders for Irish beef, sheep meat and poultry, opening another export market for our agri-food exporters.

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Australia – A global leader in production of Halal beef, lamb

| 17/05/2018 | Reply
Australia – A global leader in production of Halal beef, lamb

According to economists, the halal food industry will become a major market force in the near future based on four prevalent trends.

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Saudi appetite for organic food said to be growing – survey

| 10/05/2018 | Reply
Saudi appetite for organic food said to be growing – survey

Ethical food choice motives – concern for environment (19 percent) and animal welfare (12 percent) – also have a strong influence on consumers’ attitudes.

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UK: Discriminatory labelling proposed for Method of Slaughter aimed at Halal and Kosher.

| 01/03/2018 | Reply
UK: Discriminatory labelling proposed for Method of Slaughter aimed at Halal and Kosher.

A proposal for comprehensive method of slaughter labelling was discussed by the All Party Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) in the House of Lords on Tuesday 27th February 2018.

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Saudi Arabia lifts UK lamb ban in deal worth £25m

| 22/02/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia lifts UK lamb ban in deal worth £25m

The news arrives in the middle of Dubai’s Gulfood trade fair, the largest food fair in the Middle East where both AHDB and HCC were present alongside food industry executives from Saudi Arabia.

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UK: AHDB Beef & Lamb and Dairy returns to Gulfood in Dubai

| 19/02/2018 | Reply
UK: AHDB Beef & Lamb and Dairy returns to Gulfood in Dubai

AHDB is exhibiting a range of lamb products in the Meat Pavilion as well as a selection of speciality cheeses in the Dairy Hall.

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Opinion: The Future of Food: What’s on your dining table in 2118

| 15/02/2018 | Reply
Opinion: The Future of Food: What’s on your dining table in 2118

Electronic tongues, ethical meats, digital agriculture, seawater farming, and other gastronomic curiosities will disrupt the way our food is produced and consumed.

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