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Category: Food Manufacturing

Work starts on $90m biscuit factory in Bahrain

| 19/01/2015 | Reply
Work starts on $90m biscuit factory in Bahrain

The government has invested $80 million to reclaim the land for the compound, where US-based food giant Mondelez International is constructing its $90-million factory.

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Halal-certified Korean food products on the rise

| 13/01/2015 | Reply
Halal-certified Korean food products on the rise

Korean food products will be seen more and more in predominantly Muslim countries in the near future. This is because Korean food makers have been actively receiving halal certification for their foods and assembly lines.

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Saudi Arabia: AAHC plans $266m investment in food sector

| 31/12/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: AAHC plans $266m investment in food sector

Abdulaziz Alsaghyir Holding , plans to pump about SR1 billion ($266 million) into the food sector in the next five years.

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US halal firm invites industry leaders to visit facility

| 25/12/2014 | Reply
US halal firm invites industry leaders to visit facility

Midamar has extended an open invitation to Islamic scholars and designated community leaders in the US, Asia and the Middle East to visit its facilities.

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Spain: Andalusian Christmas sweets go Halal!

| 18/12/2014 | Reply
Spain: Andalusian Christmas sweets go Halal!

By substituting pork lard for olive oil (also from Estepa), they have created a whole new range of Halal products.

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Thailand: Think tank urges beefed-up halal push

| 18/12/2014 | Reply
Thailand: Think tank urges beefed-up halal push

Thailand’s economic think tank wants the government to put greater focus on upgrading halal food standards to win acceptance from Muslim countries.

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Online ventures target global Muslim consumer market

| 16/12/2014 | Reply
Online ventures target global Muslim consumer market

From travel guides to shopping portals, new Internet ventures aim to capitalise on the growing “Muslim lifestyle” market.

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USA: Midamar Statement on Indictment

| 15/12/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar Statement on Indictment

Midamar will continue to work in good faith with the government and make every attempt towards a quick resolution.

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First Thailand Halal Assembly to boost travel, trade with Islamic World

| 13/12/2014 | Reply
First Thailand Halal Assembly to boost travel, trade with Islamic World

The event is designed to help upgrade the standards of halal products and services being made in Thailand to cater to the rapidly growing Islamic market.

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US Halal Food Companies, Execs Charged With Fraud

| 10/12/2014 | Reply
US Halal Food Companies, Execs Charged With Fraud

Two Iowa-based companies that supply and certify food products for observant Muslims and two executives have been indicted on fraud charges.

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Mars treat for Saudis: A chocolate factory in Rabigh

| 02/12/2014 | Reply
Mars treat for Saudis: A chocolate factory in Rabigh

Following an initial investment of $60 million and allocation of an additional $150 million over the next decade, Mars Saudi Arabia opens its first chocolate factory in the Kingdom.

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UAE: BRF opens Abu Dhabi plant

| 27/11/2014 | Reply
UAE: BRF opens Abu Dhabi plant

The unit inaugurated this Wednesday (26th) in the United Arab Emirates capital will process poultry-based products for distribution to Middle East countries.

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China: Feeding the faithful

| 26/11/2014 | Reply
China: Feeding the faithful

Halal food manufacturers in Northwest China want to become household names around the world.

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Shariah Beer Thirst Shows Halal Stock Promise

| 20/11/2014 | Reply
Shariah Beer Thirst Shows Halal Stock Promise

The popularity of Halal products such as Barbican that comply with the Quran’s tenets helped drive a 4.6 percent gain in the SAMI Halal Food Index of shares this year.

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Malaysia: Cadbury Welcomes Jakim’s Halal Confirmation Of Its Chocoloates

| 19/11/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Cadbury Welcomes Jakim’s Halal Confirmation Of Its Chocoloates

“After months of speculations, we hope the confirmation will remove any confusion over the halal status of Cadbury products in Malaysia, leaving consumers free to enjoy our delicious treats once again.”

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Malaysia: Jakim help in halal certification bid

| 12/11/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim help in halal certification bid

ASEAN Retail Chains & Franchise Federation indicated that there were many businessmen who were keen on obtaining halal certification for their products but were unclear about the procedure.

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Australia: Food and drink manufacturers ‘have no plans’ to ditch halal certification

| 11/11/2014 | Reply
Australia:  Food and drink manufacturers ‘have no plans’ to ditch halal certification

Peak body says boycott campaign directed at brands with halal certified products is ‘misinformation’.

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USA: Iowa Judge From Controversial Kosher Case to Preside Over Halal Trial

| 04/11/2014 | Reply
USA: Iowa Judge From Controversial Kosher Case to Preside Over Halal Trial

A spokeswoman for Midamar says the company has remained fully operational since its founder’s indictment.

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Halal Food Market In Brazil

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
Halal Food Market In Brazil

Despite Brazil being one of the largest Halal food producers in the world, possessing over 300 industries’ plants that are Halal certified, most of its production is exported to Muslim countries.

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Opinion: What’s the big fuss about Halal certification?

| 28/10/2014 | Reply
Opinion: What’s the big fuss about Halal certification?

Increased trade with the Middle East and South East Asia means Halal certification is a booming business in Australia.

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