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Category: Farm-to-Fork News

Pakistan: Meaty Affairs

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Meaty Affairs

If things go well, Pakistani meat industry could establish itself as a serious player in the local and global meat market.

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Philippines: OIC backs PH halal initiatives – DOST

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Philippines: OIC backs PH halal initiatives – DOST

The pan-Islamic body Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) has expressed support for the First Halal Assembly and is expected to gather at least 40 representatives.

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Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Wants to Stop Halal Cheaters

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Wants to Stop Halal Cheaters

The country is putting into place a new food standard call the “a dal,” which will require certification.

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Korea: Firms asked to take cautious approach to halal business

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Korea: Firms asked to take cautious approach to halal business

The National Assembly Research Service (NARS) suggested in a report that comprehensive research and studies on the Middle East and its food market be carried out first.

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Malaysia: World Halal Summit 2015 To Merge Trade Fair, Conferences

| 11/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Summit 2015 To Merge Trade Fair, Conferences

A trade fair and six halal industry conferences under one roof this year, offering the largest ever and well-integrated expositions to unite the global halal marketplace.

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UK Government Rejects Call to Ban Religious Slaughter

| 11/03/2015 | Reply
UK Government Rejects Call to Ban Religious Slaughter

Amid increasing campaigns against Halal meat in the UK, the British government said it had “no intention” to ban the religious slaughtering of animals for Muslims and Jews.

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Pakistan: ICCBS-KU sets up halal testing laboratory

| 09/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: ICCBS-KU sets up halal testing laboratory

Int’l Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi has set up a special laboratory at its Industrial Analytical Centre, dedicated to the testing of Halal products.

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Malaysian Investors, SMEs Urged To Tap Philippine Halal Market

| 09/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysian Investors, SMEs Urged To Tap Philippine Halal Market

Malaysian investors and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have export capability have been invited to explore the untapped Halal market in the Philippines.

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Saudi Arabia: Food is being thrown away

| 09/03/2015 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Food is being thrown away

It is estimated that between a third and half of the food produced in GCC countries goes to waste. Despite that, GCC countries are investing in farmlands abroad.

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UK: EBLEX Halal seminar to debate issues 17 March 2015

| 08/03/2015 | Reply
UK: EBLEX Halal seminar to debate issues 17 March 2015

Topics covered include recent research on halal slaughter, marketing activity for the sector, global opportunities for exports, consumer perceptions of halal products, and dietary health.

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Philippines: New pact inked for halal industry

| 07/03/2015 | Reply
Philippines: New pact inked for halal industry

NCMF shall declare ZamboEcozone as the “centre of halal industry in the Philippines” while the latter shall appropriate a fully integrated and contained 100-hectare zone exclusively for halal.

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Pakistan: Halal Food Regulatory Body to be Constituted

| 07/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Food Regulatory Body to be Constituted

A federal minister informed the National Assembly that the bill for the proposed authority is ready and will be presented before the house for voting soon.

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South Korean Prince holds talks with Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince

| 05/03/2015 | Reply
South Korean Prince holds talks with Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince

A key centerpiece is an MOU on cooperation on halal food products, a move Seoul says could give South Korea’s access to the huge global halal market.

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Indonesia: International Training on MUI Halal Assurance System 2015

| 05/03/2015 | Reply
Indonesia:  International Training on MUI Halal Assurance System 2015

In order to get or renew a halal certificate from MUI, their halal registered companies must fulfill the minimum score of implementation of HAS.

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Philippines: Mindanao seen as production base for halal products

| 05/03/2015 | Reply
Philippines:  Mindanao seen as production base for halal products

Mindanao could become a major production base for export-quality halal products once the proposed “Philippine Halal Act of 2015” is eventually passed.

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Pakistan: PHDA to hold ‘Halal conference & exhibition’

| 05/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: PHDA to hold ‘Halal conference & exhibition’

“We’re educating the stakeholders about the potential of Halal products business available in Pakistan which can play a vital role in promotion of the Halal Industry around the globe.”

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First Islamic Finance / Muslim Lifestyle Sectors Training Course

| 04/03/2015 | Reply
First Islamic Finance / Muslim Lifestyle Sectors Training Course

Ground-breaking training course on the convergence of Islamic Capital and Halal Food and Muslim Lifestyle sectors at BIBF in Bahrain May 2015.

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Global Muslim Travel Index – Malaysia still top choice

| 04/03/2015 | Reply
Global Muslim Travel Index – Malaysia still top choice

The report, the first carried out jointly by Crescentrating and MasterCard, involved 81 non-Muslim country destinations and 29 Muslim nations.

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Dubai Industrial City forms strategic partnership with ESMA to promote Halal label

| 03/03/2015 | Reply
Dubai Industrial City forms strategic partnership with ESMA to promote Halal label

Tie-up aims to promote and educate manufacturing firms in the UAE about the Halal brand.

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Spain: First Halal International Congress

| 03/03/2015 | Reply
Spain: First Halal International Congress

The importance of standardization is due to the increasing interest in Halal products and services at worldwide.

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