Category: Food Manufacturing

Philippines: Unilever PHL ready to export halal products

| 04/05/2017 | Reply
Philippines: Unilever PHL ready to export halal products

Unilever invested Php 1.7 billion for the manufacturing plant in Cavite, which is eyed to be the halal hub for markets of Southeast Asia and Australia.

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Halal foods finding greater acceptance in Kenya: Report

| 03/05/2017 | Reply
Halal foods finding greater acceptance in Kenya: Report

Kenya is now home to a modest 100 halal-compliant food industry businesses, offering Muslims a choice of offerings and convenience, but that market may be growing.

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Opinion: Security of food supply paramount for Arabian Gulf region

| 26/04/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Security of food supply paramount for Arabian Gulf region

Saudi Arabia is not alone in its reliance on buying food from abroad. While it needs about 70% of its food imported, the UAE requires 80% and Qatar a staggering 90%.

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Halal food market surging in Canada

| 21/04/2017 | Reply
Halal food market surging in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency approved guidelines for halal products just last year which is unprecedented because of malpractices going on.

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UK: Food and drink exporters to get government support

| 20/04/2017 | Reply
UK: Food and drink exporters to get government support

Will the UK government wake up to the Halal market opportunities in the food and drink industry? They are already looking at opening up the market to sell British lamb to Kuwait.

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Qatar to be food manufacturing hub in GCC

| 04/04/2017 | Reply
Qatar to be food manufacturing hub in GCC

With the completion of the ongoing development of warehousing and logistics parks, and other related infrastructure projects, Qatar is set to emerge as a major food manufacturing hub.

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UK: Halal at The International Food & Drink Event 2017

| 21/03/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal at The International Food & Drink Event 2017

And with over 40 Halal stalls spread across two halls holding around 1,350 exhibitors, IFE was a melting pot of cultural smells, flavours and cuisines.

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UK: Halal food a ‘bigger market than China’

| 15/03/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal food a ‘bigger market than China’

‘If we want to be open for business with the world, we need to be aware that a lot of the world is Muslim,’ said Abdalhamid Evans, Senior Strategist, Imarat Consultants.

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Time to focus on ECO market for food exports

| 13/03/2017 | Reply
Time to focus on ECO market for food exports

PAKISTAN can boost its food exports to Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) countries as it now leads this 10-nation economic bloc for next five years.

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‘bruneihalalfoods’ wins Best Artisan Product Award at Gulfood 2017

| 06/03/2017 | Reply
‘bruneihalalfoods’ wins Best Artisan Product Award at Gulfood 2017

During Gulfood, bruneihalalfoods received several recognitions including winning the Gulfood Award 2017 for ‘Best Artisan or Local Food’.

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UK: Halal food provider Haloodies upbeat about expansion

| 28/02/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal food provider Haloodies upbeat about expansion

There will also probably be an interest in halal from those who are not required to eat it for religious purposes but buy it for ethical purposes.

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UAE: Patchi UAE Receives Halal Certification from ESMA

| 28/02/2017 | Reply
UAE: Patchi UAE Receives Halal Certification from ESMA

Patchi LLC, the prominent chocolate manufacturer, is the first company within the Dubai Industrial Park Halal cluster to receive the ESMA Halal certificate.

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UAE: Major shift needed in global food industry says expert

| 28/02/2017 | Reply
UAE: Major shift needed in global food industry says expert

“Awareness is key for Muslim and non-Muslim populations alike. Experts expect the latter to veer towards Halal due to rising concerns about unhygienic and unhealthy food.”

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Canada: The Halal Market

| 08/02/2017 | Reply
Canada: The Halal Market

For those who do seek halal certification, market opportunities in Canada and abroad seem ripe. But will Canadian processors take advantage of it?

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Thailand to aid Halal industry in Cambodia

| 02/02/2017 | Reply
Thailand to aid Halal industry in Cambodia

Thailand, one of the main halal food producers, is seeking to invest in halal food production in Cambodia, targeting Muslim Cambodians and tourists.

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Britain’s Muslim entrepreneurs cash in on the power of the pound

| 02/02/2017 | Reply
Britain’s Muslim entrepreneurs cash in on the power of the pound

“In 2017 we will see more home-grown Muslim brands and many of them will also appeal to non-Muslims because of their ethical and providence values,” said Abdalhamid Evans, Founder, HalalFocus.

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Halal Meat Fraud and Safety Issues in the UK

| 28/01/2017 | Reply
Halal Meat Fraud and Safety Issues in the UK

A comprehensive and well-researched paper that reviews UK fraud and safety issues around Halal meat and poultry products, particularly in the context of EU legislation.

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INDONESIA: Mandatory Halal Certification Looms for Food, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics

| 26/01/2017 | Reply
INDONESIA: Mandatory Halal Certification Looms for Food, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics

Promoted as a Halal Product Guarantee, the certification forms part of the bid to make Indonesian products more competitive in the international market.

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UK: Halal food gets a modern day twist

| 13/01/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal food gets a modern day twist

More entrepreneurs are focusing on food for the Muslim community, with a number of American-style restaurants and dessert parlours opening up across the country.

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Malaysia: HDC to double number of firms exporting Halal products by 2020

| 12/01/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC to double number of firms exporting Halal products by 2020

CEO Jamil said this came on the back of positive outlook in global growth with the International Monetary Fund forecasting 3.4% this year.

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