Category: Farm-to-Fork News

Opinion: Halal-Nomics

| 10/12/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Halal-Nomics

Nouriel Roubini talked about halal-nomics, including standardization and integration, and halal-lifestyle, and now Muslims must seize the moment by their purchasing power!

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UK: Sharia Halal Board Committed To Providing 100% Halal

| 08/12/2013 | Reply
UK: Sharia Halal Board Committed To Providing 100% Halal

No matter what the outcome of the new law in 2014 regarding stunning, Sharia Halal Board will remain 100% committed to ensuring the Muslim consumer receives ONLY 100% Halal product.

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UK: Make way for Halal chocolate

| 04/12/2013 | Reply
UK: Make way for Halal chocolate

Recognizing a vast potential market, halal chocolate manufacturer Ummah Foods is launching its products with a very British branding.

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Global Islamic Economy Summit and World Expo 2020 boost Dubai’s Halal credentials

| 03/12/2013 | Reply
Global Islamic Economy Summit and World Expo 2020 boost Dubai’s Halal credentials

Where consumers in Muslim majority countries thought that Halal was a given, now more are seeking reassurance through an additional layer of certification and quality control.

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Spain: The Halal Institute starts process of standardization

| 02/12/2013 | Reply
Spain: The Halal Institute starts process of standardization

The Halal Institute together with Aenor lead the process of standardization related to the Halal aspects of the food chain

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UAE: Shekra Crowdfunding Wins Two Awards in Dubai

| 02/12/2013 | Reply
UAE: Shekra Crowdfunding Wins Two Awards in Dubai

Shekra, the first Shariah-compliant Crowdfunding platform globally, receives the Islamic Economy Award as best SME Development provider at the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai.

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UAE: Call to unify halal standards in the UAE

| 28/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Call to unify halal standards in the UAE

With more than 300 halal certification bodies in about 48 countries, confusion among consumers and authorities has increased.

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UAE: Dubai Municipality achieves yet another global recognition

| 28/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Municipality achieves yet another global recognition

It comes as Dubai Accreditation Department (DAC) of Dubai Municipality became signatory to the International Accreditation Forum( IAF ).

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Turkey: Nestlé expands plant for growth in Saudi Arabia

| 28/11/2013 | Reply
Turkey: Nestlé expands plant for growth in Saudi Arabia

Nestle has expanded a plant in Turkey in order to produce Maggi bouillon products for the Saudi Arabian market.

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UAE: Government certification to be must for halal products

| 28/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Government certification to be must for halal products

All Halal meat products and slaughtering facilities will require government certification after Dubai introduces its new accreditation norms for the Halal industry in 2014.

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UAE: Consumer comes first for would-be halal foods empire in Dubai

| 28/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Consumer comes first for would-be halal foods empire in Dubai

Just as the emirate has set itself a three-year target to be the hub of the global Islamic economy, so Mr Lootah has set his sights high in the food industry.

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UAE: Halal Products Not Only For Muslims – Expert

| 26/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Halal Products Not Only For Muslims – Expert

It is a mistake to market Halal products to Muslims only and more must be done to increase their marketability, one expert has said at the Global Islamic Economy Summit.

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UAE Cabinet approves rules for GCC market integration

| 25/11/2013 | Reply
UAE Cabinet approves rules for GCC market integration

The Cabinet has approved the implementation of standard rules and principles for the integration of GCC financial markets, as well as the UAE’s Halal food control system.

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Canada: Halal restaurant available at Pearson airport next summer

| 24/11/2013 | Reply
Canada:  Halal restaurant available at Pearson airport next summer

New restaurant options will feature “ethnic cuisine, comfort food and halal options,” including a Middle Eastern restaurant with grilled halal meats.

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New Zealand: Demand grows for Halal meat exports

| 24/11/2013 | Reply
New Zealand: Demand grows for Halal meat exports

Questions are being raised about whether all New Zealand meat should become halal. Today was the first-ever meeting in New Zealand of the Muslim World Forum.

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UK: United Biscuits sets sights on Middle East growth

| 23/11/2013 | Reply
UK: United Biscuits sets sights on Middle East growth

The McVitie’s maker has teamed up with Saudi distributor Ali Zaid Al-Quraishi & Brothers Co to acquire Saudi biscuit and wafer producer Rana Confectionery Products.

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UAE: Demand on halal products to grow by 15%

| 22/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Demand on halal products to grow by 15%

While Islami Food is a leading halal industry in the UAE, Lootah expected an increase in the number of investors in the halal market.

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UK: Halal body to withdraw poultry approval if EU’s new stunning rule is enforced

| 22/11/2013 | Reply
UK: Halal body to withdraw poultry approval if EU’s new stunning rule is enforced

UK poultry processors certified by the HFA have claimed they are caught in the middle and set to lose a lot of money if the government enforces the EU Regulation.

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UAE: Dubai can take a big bite out of global halal industry

| 21/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai can take a big bite out of global halal industry

Amid the global move towards an Islamic economy, Dubai has already laid its robust footsteps with the launch of “Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy”.

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UAE: Glitzy Dubai eyes profit in setting Islamic standards

| 21/11/2013 | Reply
UAE: Glitzy Dubai eyes profit in setting Islamic standards

The emirate is mounting the world’s first systematic drive to profit from “halal” goods and services by setting global standards for them, as part of its plans to make the emirate a center of the “Islamic economy”

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