Category: Meat & Poultry

Pakistan: Food sector should get zero-rated facility for global share

| 11/01/2017 | Reply
Pakistan: Food sector should get zero-rated facility for global share

“There is no Muslim country in the list of top-10 halal meat exporters, although Pakistan has a big potential of exporting halal meat globally,” said Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry representatives.

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Brazilian food giant, Qatar to buy Turkish poultry firm Banvit

| 11/01/2017 | Reply
Brazilian food giant, Qatar to buy Turkish poultry firm Banvit

BRF will take a 60 percent stake in the joint venture, while the Qatar Investment Authority will take 40 percent in a deal that calculates Banvit’s enterprise value at $470 million.

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Saudi Arabia raises Poultry Import Tax

| 09/01/2017 | Reply
Saudi Arabia raises Poultry Import Tax

The tax was raised from 5% to 20%. Saudi Arabia imports 57% of the poultry it consumes and Brazil holds an 88% share of these imports.

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Brazil: BRF sees $1.5 billion Halal unit IPO by late March – sources

| 05/01/2017 | Reply
Brazil: BRF sees $1.5 billion Halal unit IPO by late March – sources

Brazilian food exporter BRF SA is seeking to raise about $1.5 billion from the sale of a 20 percent stake of a unit logo-1focused on the halal processed food market via an initial public offering.

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Brazil’s BRF launches unit focused on Muslim food markets

| 05/01/2017 | Reply
Brazil’s BRF launches unit focused on Muslim food markets

BRF said the Dubai-based unit has been renamed One Foods Holdings Ltd, from Sadia Halal, with the goal of building market share in the region.

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Saudi Arabia bans Indian poultry products

| 04/01/2017 | 1 Reply
Saudi Arabia bans Indian poultry products

The ban comes 4 weeks after the WHO reported an outbreak of avian influenza or bird flu in several parts of India.

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UK: Halal career with AHDB

| 29/12/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal career with AHDB

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board have a rare opportunity – looking for a knowledgeable and experienced food industry professional to manage delivery of our work in the Halal sector.

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New Zealand rises as key exporter of halal meat

| 24/12/2016 | Reply
New Zealand rises as key exporter of halal meat

New Zealand is known for an economy dependent on agriculture, but it is also a leading exporter of halal meat to Muslim countries including Indonesia.

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UK: Halal consumption increasingly crucial to UK sheep industry

| 22/12/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal consumption increasingly crucial to UK sheep industry

Muslims account for more than 20% of UK sheepmeat consumption (24% of lamb and 16% of mutton) despite making up just 4.6% of the population.

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Japan: NH Foods to make Malaysia export hub for Halal foods

| 21/12/2016 | Reply
Japan: NH Foods to make Malaysia export hub for Halal foods

The group’s unit NHF Manufacturing, a 51:49 joint venture with poultry producer Lay Hong, will build a new factory in Selangor, a state adjacent to the Malaysian capital.

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Opinion: Unified Halaal Standard (Exploring the Possibilities)

| 15/12/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Unified Halaal Standard (Exploring the Possibilities)

Different Halaal standards have posed a challenge which is becoming an obstacle for businesses and a barrier for trade. What is the way forward? An overview by Mufti Yousuf ‘Abdur-Razzaaq.

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Cambodia Aims For Share of Halal Market

| 12/12/2016 | Reply
Cambodia Aims For Share of Halal Market

By AEC News Today – Digital Editor The Cambodian government is hoping that the introduction of a robust, formal halal certification process for restaurants and food producers will lure more Muslim tourists to the Kingdom and also foster the growth of the Kingdom’s fledgling halal certified food sector. In June Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak […]

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Halal beef brings a little bit of Ireland’s green to UAE

| 29/11/2016 | Reply
Halal beef brings a little bit of Ireland’s green to UAE

Irish food producers have been increasingly catering for the Emirati appetite for good, grass-fed beef which is much more succulent and juicy than any other kind in the world.

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Cambodia: Halal order raises stakes for abattoir

| 25/11/2016 | Reply
Cambodia: Halal order raises stakes for abattoir

SLN Meat Supplies, the company behind Cambodia’s first industrial slaughterhouse, is hoping to secure an export contract to supply $50 million worth of halal beef to a Malaysian distributor.

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Canada: Chicken farmers cry foul over new regulations

| 22/11/2016 | Reply
Canada:  Chicken farmers cry foul over new regulations

A new program that’s supposed to encourage farmers to produce halal, organic and other specialty types of chicken has ruffled the feathers of current producers.

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UK: Iqbal Poultry has opened a new show plant in South Yorkshire

| 21/11/2016 | Reply
UK: Iqbal Poultry has opened a new show plant in South Yorkshire

The new plant offers solutions that help poultry plants worldwide optimise the value of each bird being processed by providing quality in all phases of processing.

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UK: Haloodies launches cooked chicken range in major supermarkets

| 21/11/2016 | Reply
UK: Haloodies launches cooked chicken range in major supermarkets

Haloodies Ready to Eat Cooked Chicken range now available in over 300 mainstream stores nationwide and over in 190 London postcodes with AmazonFresh.

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UK: Halal Meat Sellers Committee signed MOU with HFA & Traditional Halal

| 07/11/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal Meat Sellers Committee signed MOU with HFA & Traditional Halal

Businesses in UK have been struggling immensely due to the global economic turmoil and we are facing serious shortage of trained butchers.

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UK: Spotlight on Halal lamb!

| 05/11/2016 | Reply
UK: Spotlight on Halal lamb!

Halal butchers were asked to demonstrate their use of new butchery ideas and recipes that are suited to modern Muslim shoppers.

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UK: AHDB showcase lamb industry Halal market at major event

| 03/11/2016 | Reply
UK: AHDB showcase lamb industry Halal market at major event

Live cooking and butchery demonstrations are an element of AHDB Beef & Lamb’s year-round focus on supporting the Halal market.

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