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Category: Food Manufacturing

Thailand urged to cash in on halal products at MIHAS

| 27/01/2011 | Reply
Thailand urged to cash in on halal products at MIHAS

Thailand is well placed to become a springboard for exports of Asean halal products to South Asia, the Middle East and the European Union, a Malaysian trade representative said yesterday.

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Pakistan: Global diversification: Engro acquires US-based food company

| 26/01/2011 | Reply
Pakistan: Global diversification: Engro acquires US-based food company

Engro Corporation is all set to enter the halal food business in North America as the company has signed an agreement with US-based Al Safa Halal to purchase its food business, Engro announced in a communique to the Karachi Stock Exchange on Tuesday.

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USA: Halal Comes to Campus Via Food Service Express

| 25/01/2011 | Reply
USA:  Halal Comes to Campus Via Food Service Express

Food Service Express (FSE), the parent company of HalalHealthy.com, has been presenting webinars and speaking at Muslim Students Association (MSA) conferences on successfully approaching campus administrators to bring halal to campus dining services.

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USA: Saffron Road Debut at Fancy Food Show a Huge Success

| 25/01/2011 | Reply
USA: Saffron Road Debut at Fancy Food Show a Huge Success

As a testament to its dedication to culinary art and the gourmet palate, New Hope Media, the premier publisher for the natural food industry, voted Saffron Road as “One of the Top 10 Hottest Products to watch for in 2011.

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Belgium: Plans for European halal-hub at Liege airport

| 24/01/2011 | Reply
Belgium: Plans for European halal-hub at Liege airport

The management of Liège Airport (Belgium) is planning to develop a European hub at the airport, dedicated to processing halal foods.

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Azerbaijan to set new food safety standards

| 21/01/2011 | Reply
Azerbaijan to set new food safety standards

Azerbaijan had not yet introduced a standard for halal food, food deemed permissible under Islamic law. They have not found a Halal mark that they consider ‘significant’ to use yet.

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Oman: A’saffa Foods enters 2011 with new identity and new brands

| 10/01/2011 | Reply
Oman: A’saffa Foods enters 2011 with new identity and new brands

One of the Sultanate’s largest producers of poultry products changed their name from A’Saffa Poultry to A’Saffa Foods earlier this year to facilitate their plans to diversify and expand their range of Halal and 100 per cent healthy and tasty food products into new markets.

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Taiwan keen on developing halal trade with Brunei

| 10/01/2011 | Reply
Taiwan keen on developing halal trade with Brunei

THE Taiwanese government has sponsored 12 companies to participate in the Consumer Fair (Part 7), beginning today, which they see as the beginning of a strategy to promote stronger economic ties between the Sultanate and Taiwan to ambitiously increase trade by 10-fold.

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France: ‘Halal champagne’ falls a little flat

| 31/12/2010 | 1 Reply
France: ‘Halal champagne’ falls a little flat

Trumpeted by its manufacturer as one more way that Muslims can integrate into European society, especially during the holiday season, the drink has been widely derided as a misguided and ultimately demeaning attempt to imitate non-Muslim habits.

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Qatar: Panel to discuss new GCC food proposals

| 28/12/2010 | Reply
Qatar: Panel to discuss new GCC food proposals

The 13th meeting of the GCC Technical Committee for Foods and Agricultural Products, which was opened yesterday in Doha, will discuss several important issues governing the import and sale of food products in Qatar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Environment said.

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Malaysia Seeks to Export Its Halal Credentials to China

| 22/12/2010 | Reply
Malaysia Seeks to Export Its Halal Credentials to China

MasterMalaysia Global , which is based in Kuala Lumpur, is planning to help export Malaysia’s knowledge of producing halal goods, food permissible under Islam to China.

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Brunei: 2011 year of growth for Brunei Halal products

| 15/12/2010 | Reply
Brunei: 2011 year of growth for Brunei Halal products

LESSONS learned and experiences gained during the past year will allow Brunei’s halal industry to grow even stronger in 2011, said the Minister of Industry and Primary Resources at the launching of the Brunei Halal Certification Workshop yesterday.

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Pakistan: Halal movement can strengthen Muslims in the global economy

| 11/12/2010 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal movement can strengthen Muslims in the global economy

The Grand Mufti of Bosnia Herzegovina, Dr Mustafa Ceric said that Pakistan could become a Halal hub in the region and has the potential to earn billions of dollars through exports of Halal products, like Malaysia. He pointed that Iran and Turkey are also emerging on world Halal economy.

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Brunei: Halal branding efforts bear fruit

| 09/12/2010 | Reply
Brunei: Halal branding efforts bear fruit

WITH a mere population of just under half a million, Brunei has put itself to the grind this year to produce a strong contender for the lucrative global halal market via a national Halal brand.

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USA: “Our mission is to restore the sacredness of food”

| 09/12/2010 | Reply
USA: “Our mission is to restore the sacredness of food”

Adnan Durrani, the “Chief Halal Officer” of new food manufacturer American Halal saw a market opportunity with more discerning Muslim consumers, and his line of Saffron Road-branded halal ready meals found success in the upscale Whole Foods Market chain.

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Malaysia: Sozo To Tap Into Malaysia’s Strategic Halal Food Platform

| 01/12/2010 | Reply
Malaysia: Sozo To Tap Into Malaysia’s Strategic Halal Food Platform

Sozo Global Ltd, an export driven one-stop gourmet food specialist from Shandong, China, aims to use Malaysia’s strategic position to become a global exporter in the halal food segment.

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UK: Tesco adds seven ranges to ethnic line-up

| 01/12/2010 | Reply
UK: Tesco adds seven ranges to ethnic line-up

The supermarket giant is adding specialist Turkish, Sri Lankan, Latin, Filipino, African, South African and Greek-Cypriot ranges to a roster that already includes Asian, Oriental, Afro-Caribbean, Kosher, Polish, and Halal foods.

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Indonesia: Russia, Indonesia to boost economic cooperation

| 20/11/2010 | Reply
Indonesia: Russia, Indonesia to boost economic cooperation

Indonesian Ambassador to Russia, Hamid Awaluddin pointed out that there had been demand from Russia’s Muslim community for Indonesian garments and packaged Halal food.

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Pakistan: Call for fostering awareness about halal products

| 16/11/2010 | Reply
Pakistan: Call for fostering awareness about halal products

A delegation from the Halal Industry Development Corporation in Malaysia apprised the Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan of the steps being undertaken by the HDC for the introduction of Hailal certified products in the country.

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Danisco to Target the Growing Halal Dairy Product Market

| 03/11/2010 | Reply
Danisco to Target the Growing Halal Dairy Product Market

Danisco can offer manufacturers new opportunities to meet growing consumer demand for Halal-labelled dairy products. A string of internationally recognised Halal certifications at key production plants allows the ingredient company to supply a broad range of Halal cultures for cheese and yogurt production and Halal cheese coagulants.

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