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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 | Reply
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 | 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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Pakistan: Legal Cover for Halal Sector

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Legal Cover for Halal Sector

The Pakistan Halal Authority (PHA), is the new body that will be the first legal entity at the federal level dealing with the Halal sector in Pakistan.

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Turkey: International Halal and Tayyib Training

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
Turkey: International Halal and Tayyib Training

Enhancing level of awareness on the Principles and Concepts of halal and the importance of Halal certified products.

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‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

The indicator is a composite index that presents the current outlook of the Islamic economy sectors across 70 countries.

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US beef industry seeks better access to Indonesian market

| 09/08/2015 | Reply
US beef industry seeks better access to Indonesian market

Indonesian government policies are keeping U.S. beef from re-entering the once-booming market.

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UAE: An ecommerce startup reducing returns in the region

| 09/08/2015 | Reply
UAE: An ecommerce startup reducing returns in the region

Miella has become the first MENA ecommerce platform to adopt Virtusize, a fitting solution that guarantees online customers find the right size every time they shop.

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Opinion: Businesses should offer more for Halal markets

| 07/08/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Businesses should offer more for Halal markets

Businesses are missing out by not capitalizing on the growing Islamic population and offering more halal products, suggests research by Euromonitor International.

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Trip on Halal is a travel guide for Muslim foodies

| 06/08/2015 | Reply
Trip on Halal is a travel guide for Muslim foodies

Trip on Halal is not just an Indonesian company, the product takes a pan-Asia approach, with listings in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, and Japan.

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USA: Halal Food Exporter Detained Until Sentencing

| 03/08/2015 | Reply
USA: Halal Food Exporter Detained Until Sentencing

After a 3.5-day jury trial in July, Aossey was convicted on 15 counts, including conspiracy, making false statements on export certificates, and wire fraud.

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E-commerce takes off in Indonesia as Internet user base expands

| 03/08/2015 | Reply
E-commerce takes off in Indonesia as Internet user base expands

An online retailer of Islamic fashion, HijUp last week received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Emtek Group, Fenox Venture Capital and 500 Startups.

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