Category: Farm-to-Fork News

Alghanim plans to bring US fast food giant to Saudi Arabia

| 23/06/2016 | Reply
Alghanim plans to bring US fast food giant to Saudi Arabia

US-based Wendy’s is reportedly the world’s third largest hamburger fast food chain with 6,482 locations.

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Malaysia and IDB to strengthen collaboration

| 23/06/2016 | Reply
Malaysia and IDB to strengthen collaboration

Malaysia and IDB could explore the development of joint-capacity development of a halal ecosystem in IDB member countries.

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Sale of Middle East Fast-Food Operator Back on Table for About $2.5 Billion

| 20/06/2016 | Reply
Sale of Middle East Fast-Food Operator Back on Table for About $2.5 Billion

A group of Persian Gulf investors has agreed to buy a majority stake in the Middle Eastern operator of fast-food brands Kuwait Food Co.

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Dubai Chamber of Commerce to hold cosmetics certification roundtable in Accra

| 20/06/2016 | 2 Replies
Dubai Chamber of Commerce to hold cosmetics certification roundtable in Accra

They enlightened Ghana’s largest exporters of raw agro material on the processes they would need to use to be able to export their products to Dubai.

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IDB promises to support Kyrgyzstan’s halal industry

| 18/06/2016 | Reply
IDB promises to support Kyrgyzstan’s halal industry

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is interested in a project to introduce a new halal certification system in Kyrgyzstan, the Economy Ministry of Kyrgyzstan said.

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Nestlé rides on Malaysia’s Halal drive

| 18/06/2016 | Reply
Nestlé rides on Malaysia’s Halal drive

Nestlé, the no.1 food company in the world, has benefited from Malaysia’s stategic push to become a major Halal hub.

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Report: Addressing the halal ingredients opportunity

| 15/06/2016 | Reply
Report: Addressing the halal ingredients opportunity

Muslim consumers may be unintentionally consuming significant quantities of “hidden” haram ingredients in food products thanks to complex supply chains, according to a new report.

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Indonesia: Industry Players Demand Transparency in Halal Certification Regulation Drafting

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Industry Players Demand Transparency in Halal Certification Regulation Drafting

It stipulates that any products brought into Indonesia, distributed and traded in the country must be given Halal certification.

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Opinion: Dairy ethical label market can grow by $4.6bn says Euromonitor

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Dairy ethical label market can grow by $4.6bn says Euromonitor

There is a growing movement towards sustainability, social responsibility and transparency on labels, says global market research company Euromonitor International with Halal on the top of the list.

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Brunei: Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Brunei:  Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

THE increasing number of Muslim travellers visiting Japan annually and the high standard of Brunei’s Halal certification presents investment opportunities for businessmen from both countries.

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UK: AmazonFresh launch Haloodies Halal range

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
UK: AmazonFresh launch Haloodies Halal range

Amazon Prime users living within nearly 70 postcodes across East and Central London can now buy products from the Haloodies Halal range on Amazon.co.uk.

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UK: HFA to launch new label and logo certifying non-stun meat

| 09/06/2016 | Reply
UK: HFA to launch new label and logo certifying non-stun meat

The Halal Food Authority (HFA) is set to certify non-stun meat in a move that could cause major ramifications for the halal HFA logofood industry.

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Philippines: New halal law set to boost PH meat exports

| 08/06/2016 | Reply
Philippines: New halal law set to boost PH meat exports

Outgoing President Aquino has signed into law the Philippine Halal Export Development and Promotion Act, which will give further push to country’s exports.

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UK: Importance of Consuming Religiously processed Meat

| 08/06/2016 | Reply
UK: Importance of Consuming Religiously processed Meat

This entails consuming religious processed meat and chicken and to ensure one checks what they are buying by asking how they meat and chicken processed (stunned or non stunned).

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Asean must have a standard Halal certification – Matrade

| 08/06/2016 | Reply
Asean must have a standard Halal certification – Matrade

ASEAN must have mutual agreement which will lead to having a standard halal certification in order to facilitate halal trade within the region.

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Global Halal food lacks unifying standards: Report

| 07/06/2016 | Reply
Global Halal food lacks unifying standards: Report

REGULATION of Halal Foods in the global market face significant gaps, including lack of mutual recognition and a lack of unifying standards, according to a report.

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Indonesian Halal products sold out at Moscow Halal Expo

| 07/06/2016 | Reply
Indonesian Halal products sold out at Moscow Halal Expo

Indonesian foods, including instant noodles, peanuts, and chips, as well as traditional beverages such as red ginger drink, sold out at the Moscow Halal Expo.

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BA Shares London’s Best Halal Restaurants for Travellers to break fast

| 07/06/2016 | Reply
BA Shares London’s Best Halal Restaurants for Travellers to break fast

British Airways hand-picks a list of Halal restaurants in London for travellers from Malaysia to visit during the fasting month.

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UK: Brunei halal gains ground in UK

| 05/06/2016 | Reply
UK: Brunei halal gains ground in UK

Ghanim International Corporation, a wholly-owned government company, is behind the development, marketing and promotion of bruneihalal products across the world.

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Opinion: Asia’s growing Halal demand spurs innovation, profit

| 03/06/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Asia’s growing Halal demand spurs innovation, profit

In countries with predominantly Muslim populations, even nonfood halal markets, such as daily necessities and cosmetics, are already thriving.

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