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Philippines: Marketing for halal certified products

| 01/06/2016 | Reply
Philippines: Marketing for halal certified products

The current highlight on market-access regulations pertaining to the promotion of halal products in major markets stresses on the stringent and costly processes being implemented.

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UK: Halal beef demand rising as number of younger Muslims grows

| 31/05/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal beef demand rising as number of younger Muslims grows

Dr. Phil Hadley of AHDB highlighted the opportunity that this young Muslim population created. “Anyone not focusing on the younger market is missing out.”

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Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

| 31/05/2016 | Reply
Japan Airlines to provide Halal certified Muslim meals

Recently the airline received Halal Certification from the Japan Islamic Trust (JIT) for the whole processing of its Muslim meal menus aboard all international flights departing from Japan.

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Pakistan: Majority of Pakistanis eating ‘Haram’ meat: officials

| 30/05/2016 | Reply
Pakistan: Majority of Pakistanis eating ‘Haram’ meat: officials

They said animals are not being slaughtered according to Islamic practice as the country fails to ensure ‘Halal’ standards are met.

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UK: ESO, Kingsley Capital invest in Janan Meat

| 30/05/2016 | Reply
UK: ESO, Kingsley Capital invest in Janan Meat

Established in 1992, Janan is one of the UK’s fastest growing providers of halal meat and is in a strong financial situation backed by a history of profitable growth.

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Indonesia shows interest to import meat & citrus from Pakistan

| 29/05/2016 | Reply
Indonesia shows interest to import meat & citrus from Pakistan

On the occasion, ambassador said that currently Indonesia is importing meat mainly from Australia which is non-Muslim country and they wish to import form Halal country like Pakistan.

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Opinion: China’s Halal Constitution

| 29/05/2016 | Reply
Opinion: China’s Halal Constitution

The increasing profile of Islam in public life is influencing recent constitutional debates in China, signaling that even China’s socialist legal system must account for the rights and duties of Muslims.

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UK: Halal Food Authority to certify non-stun slaughter

| 29/05/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Authority to certify non-stun slaughter

The HFA will continue to certify stunned animals and is expected to offer different labels to help with consumer transparency. The scheme will roll out in 8-10 weeks.

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Malaysia invited to become board member of SMIIC

| 25/05/2016 | Reply
Malaysia invited to become board member of SMIIC

Malaysia, which is recognised for spearheading global halal standards, has scored another first as it has been invited to join the board of directors of the Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries.

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Bahrain: BIBF launches Halal Economy Masterclass

| 24/05/2016 | Reply
Bahrain: BIBF launches Halal Economy Masterclass

The masterclass on “The Convergence of the Halal Market and Islamic Capital” was held in partnership with Dinar Standard and the Waqf Fund of the Central Bank of Bahrain.

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Halal and Vegan Drive Ethical Label Market

| 24/05/2016 | Reply
Halal and Vegan Drive Ethical Label Market

According to the new research, halal and vegan labels are set to grow by a compound annual growth rate of over 5 percent annually between 2015 and 2020.

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The Halal market volume in Tatarstan at 100 billion

| 24/05/2016 | Reply
The Halal market volume in Tatarstan at 100 billion

In Russia, where there are more than 20 million Muslims, the demand for Halal products has grown dramatically ‘due to its high quality’ over the past decades.

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UAE: Workshop held to review ‘Halal’ trademark

| 24/05/2016 | Reply
UAE:  Workshop held to review ‘Halal’ trademark

The workshop was attended by number of officials from the government entities in the control and quality departments, and the institutions and entities in the food sector.

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Opinion: Halal makeup becoming popular in industry

| 21/05/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Halal makeup becoming popular in industry

“The fact that halal products can be traced back through the entire value chain is important for them in terms of quality assurance,” German chemicals giant BASF said in a recent news release.

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Fajr Capital completes acquisition of UAE-based food and beverage platform, Cravia

| 17/05/2016 | Reply
Fajr Capital completes acquisition of UAE-based food and beverage platform, Cravia

With over 85 restaurants and more than 1,500 employees, Cravia is one of the fastest-growing F&B companies in the Middle East. Fajr Capital ‘s investment will enable Cravia to accelerate its immediate growth plans.

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China: Shaanxi to set up global Halal hub

| 16/05/2016 | Reply
China: Shaanxi to set up global Halal hub

it is proposing that Malaysia’s Halal Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (HDC) render help and set up a halal certification unit in Yangling, an education town 80km west of ancient city Xian.

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UAE: Halal-certified food suppliers to airlines witness massive growth in demand

| 16/05/2016 | Reply
UAE: Halal-certified food suppliers to airlines witness massive growth in demand

Growing demand for halal-certified food by airlines is encouraging suppliers worldwide to develop new products and enhance their production capacities.

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EU – New Report on Top Five Vendors in the Halal Food Market

| 12/05/2016 | Reply
EU – New Report on Top Five Vendors in the Halal Food Market

Research group Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent halal food market in Europe 2016-2020 report.

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Indonesia: Unilever Faces Challenges in Applying Halal Warranty System

| 11/05/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Unilever Faces Challenges in Applying Halal Warranty System

PT Unilever Indonesia applies a halal waranty system for its products and factory. However, the implementation system is not easy and the company faces various challanges.

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Chinese meat processors look to NZ ahead of chilled meat deal

| 11/05/2016 | Reply
Chinese meat processors look to NZ ahead of chilled meat deal

A new Halal Arrangement, under which China will recognise New Zealand’s Halal regulation and certification regime for Halal goods exported to China, was also co-signed.

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