Category: Food Manufacturing

Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 set in conjunction with World Halal Week

| 02/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 set in conjunction with World Halal Week

The World Halal Week 2014 will run from April 9 to 12 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) with the theme “Energizing halal business growth.’’

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Malaysia: Expand Businesses Overseas, Halal-certified Firms Urged

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Expand Businesses Overseas, Halal-certified Firms Urged

More halal-certified companies should expand their businesses overseas as currently only 700 of the 4,000 are doing it.

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UK: Halal Food Intrinsic to UK Economic Growth

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Intrinsic to UK Economic Growth

International markets are now looking at UK Halal companies to provide produce and expertise overseas opening a key export market for UK Halal producers.

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How the meat industry killed the free market

| 17/03/2014 | Reply
How the meat industry killed the free market

The dark secrets behind America’s meat industry are enough to make us sick – and according to journalist Christopher Leonard, that’s only the start of it. Our health, the well-being of animals and large swaths of rural America are all under threat.

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UAE: Demand grows for Halal food as industry evolves

| 13/03/2014 | Reply
UAE: Demand grows for Halal food as industry evolves

The world’s Muslim population is estimated at around 1.6 billion, and the majority is believed to adhere to or prefer to adhere to halal products when possible.

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UK: New Halal range of products launches at Morrisons

| 12/03/2014 | Reply
UK: New Halal range of products launches at Morrisons

With doubt about the authenticity of the Halal label recently in the media, Simply Halal is uniquely offering consumers full traceability from farm to fork.

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Malaysia: Brahim’s inks MoU to develop food factory in Saudi Arabia

| 12/03/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Brahim’s inks MoU to develop food factory in Saudi Arabia

The MOU is with Dhyafa to collaborate on and establish a joint venture company to develop food manufacturing, production and services in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

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Korean food makers zero in on halal market

| 05/03/2014 | Reply
Korean food makers zero in on halal market

Nongshim, the nation’s largest noodle maker, has spearheaded the trend. They gained halal accreditation from Malaysian institute Jakim, last year.

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UAE: Riz Global reveals new Niagara Valley products

| 27/02/2014 | Reply
UAE: Riz Global reveals new Niagara Valley products

Riz Global Foods used Gulfood as a platform to launch its halal beef bacon and breakfast strips under its in-house brand, Niagara Valley.

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UAE: Dubai sets sights on halal zones

| 27/02/2014 | Reply
UAE: Dubai sets sights on halal zones

“Given the latent demand, the potential market for halal products and services is huge and will continue to grow,” said Essa Kazim, secretary general of DIEDC.

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Pakistan food Exports to UAE have huge potential

| 25/02/2014 | Reply
Pakistan food Exports to UAE have huge potential

The UAE is hub of the Middle East and North Africa region, especially for re-export. 60 per cent of trade volume among Gulf countries routes through the UAE.

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Azerbaijan prohibited sale of pseudo-halal products

| 24/02/2014 | Reply
Azerbaijan prohibited sale of pseudo-halal products

Starting from April 1, 2014 it will impose prohibition for sale of products not conforming to standards AZS 757-2014 “Certification of “Halal” products”.

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UK: The young Muslim entrepreneur who is hungry for success

| 24/02/2014 | Reply
UK: The young Muslim entrepreneur who is hungry for success

Shazia Saleem, Founder of Ieat, has spotted both a gap in the market and a way to celebrate the two parts of her cultural identity – being British and a Muslim.

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UAE: Halal cluster launched at Dubai Industrial City

| 23/02/2014 | Reply
UAE: Halal cluster launched at Dubai Industrial City

The cluster is launched in collaboration with the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre, Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology, and Dubai Municipality.

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USA: Midamar in USA Pavilion at Gulfood 2014

| 20/02/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar in USA Pavilion at Gulfood 2014

Midamar celebrates its 40th year of doing business in the Middle East at Gulfood, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE on February 23-27, 2014.

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Thailand: Joint move to boost Halal supply chain

| 18/02/2014 | Reply
Thailand: Joint move to boost Halal supply chain

Matrade suggests increased cooperation between Thai and Malaysian firms in order help each other complete the supply chain of halal products in the two countries.

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Saudi Arabia and MENA Baby Food Industry

| 14/02/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia and MENA Baby Food Industry

A rapidly evolving economy, rising personal disposable incomes, increasing preference for packaged food will drive the baby food market.

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Opinion: Challenges for private equity in Halal industry

| 09/02/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Challenges for private equity in Halal industry

The challenge comes down to integrity risks. We need to start the process of owning the halal-agro-food supply chain.

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Malaysia moves to maintain Halal edge

| 09/02/2014 | Reply
Malaysia moves to maintain Halal edge

Plans include a push to attract non-Muslim consumers to halal foods as healthier and higher-quality options.

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UK: KQF Signs Distribution Deal with BAKO North Western

| 05/02/2014 | Reply
UK: KQF Signs Distribution Deal with BAKO North Western

BAKO North Western is part of one of the country’s leading food wholesale supply and distribution companies.

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