Category: Farm-to-Fork News

Gambia: GBOS Sensitises WCR Technical Advisory Committee On ‘Halal’standards’

| 25/08/2015 | Reply
Gambia: GBOS Sensitises WCR Technical Advisory Committee On ‘Halal’standards’

The project was to develop the capacity and skills of staff and stakeholders of the Bureau for the development on Halal standards.

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Opinion: Halal certification is fast-growing hard currency for trade

| 25/08/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Halal certification is fast-growing hard currency for trade

The value of the Halal certification for the producer determines how wide the market is for their product.

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Austalia: Senator decries ‘religious tax’ on kosher, halal meat.

| 25/08/2015 | Reply
Austalia: Senator decries ‘religious tax’ on kosher, halal meat.

Jewish organizations in Australia have expressed confidence in their government’s protection of shechita from a parliamentary enquiry.

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USA: American Halal acquires Mediterranean Snack Foods

| 24/08/2015 | Reply
USA: American Halal acquires Mediterranean Snack Foods

American Halal Co., Inc., parent company of Saffron Road, has acquired Mediterranean Snack Foods Co., L.L.C.

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UK: Halal sector hits TV screens

| 21/08/2015 | Reply
UK: Halal sector hits TV screens

A new 15-minute film about sheep meat production for the halal market is hoping to educate viewers.

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Understanding Standards in the Islamic Economy

| 20/08/2015 | Reply
Understanding Standards in the Islamic Economy

This 40-page report gives a thorough and insightful look at the increasingly influential role that standards development, and the associated authorities that develop and enforce them, are likely to have in the various Islamic Economy Sectors.

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Malaysia: Halal exports hit RM10bil

| 19/08/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal exports hit RM10bil

This was mainly exports to China, which stood at RM1.17bil, followed by US at RM1bil and Singapore RM807.58mil.

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Group Protests Aossey Jail Time

| 19/08/2015 | Reply
Group Protests Aossey Jail Time

During the past five weeks, Bill Aossey has been in jail with no set bond, which had his family and friends protesting Monday afternoon.

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Australia: World’s First Sheep Food Grade Halal Collagen

| 18/08/2015 | Reply
Australia: World’s First Sheep Food Grade Halal Collagen

Holista Colltech Limited has announced the commercial availability of Halal food grade sheep collagen under the brand Ovinex.

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Pakistan ready to hit Halal markets of UAE, Saudi Arabia

| 18/08/2015 | Reply
Pakistan ready to hit Halal markets of UAE, Saudi Arabia

Pakistan is all set to enter into the multi-trillion dollar global halal market with the recent establishment of Pakistan Halal Authority (PHA).

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Anti-halal ‘hate campaigns’ damaging $13bn Australian industry

| 18/08/2015 | 2 Replies
Anti-halal ‘hate campaigns’ damaging $13bn Australian industry

“Under Australian law it is not acceptable to vilify one’s race or ethnic background but it seems acceptable to vilify Islam,” Mohammad El-Mouelhy, from HCAA.

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Islamic Climate Declaration calls for fossil fuel phase out

| 18/08/2015 | Reply
Islamic Climate Declaration calls for fossil fuel phase out

Islamic leaders from 20 countries today launched a bold Climate Change Declaration to engage the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims on the issue of our time.

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Belgian fruit syrup faces boycott calls over Halal labelling

| 18/08/2015 | Reply
Belgian fruit syrup faces boycott calls over Halal labelling

A fruit syrup that has been a staple of Belgian kitchens is at the centre of a row over national identity, after its manufacturers applied for ‘halal’ certification.

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Opinion: Moonshot Moment for (Halal) Skincare

| 17/08/2015 | 1 Reply
Opinion: Moonshot Moment for (Halal) Skincare

As the market grows steadily, with superior technology and consumer behavior insights, established skin care brands are creating trends comparable to Haute couture.

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Australia: Halal certification ‘creates more value than it costs’

| 14/08/2015 | Reply
Australia: Halal certification ‘creates more value than it costs’

Halal certification enables up to $13bn in food exports each year, according to Australia’s peak body for food and drink manufacturers.

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South Korea, Jakim to cooperate in Halal food production

| 14/08/2015 | Reply
South Korea, Jakim to cooperate in Halal food production

South Korea is looking forward to cooperate with the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) to venture into producing more South Korean halal food products.

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Euromonitor promises a 26% rise of halal meat market

| 13/08/2015 | Reply
Euromonitor promises a 26% rise of halal meat market

Euromonitor International has published research “Doing business in the halal market: products, trends and growth opportunities”.

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Halal bakery and confectionery UK: products, trends and growth

| 13/08/2015 | Reply
Halal bakery and confectionery UK: products, trends and growth

More than a quarter of the world population is Muslim. Therefore, producers, including bakers and confectioners, should take Halal into consideration.

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Middle East logistics trade demands special skills

| 11/08/2015 | Reply
Middle East logistics trade demands special skills

Yusen Logistics qualifies 25 trucks for handling Islamic food.

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France: Edition 2015 of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
France: Edition 2015 of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Europe

Major developments in green materials, sustainability metrics, ethical labels, and digital marketing will be featured.

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