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Japan: Three-day halal festival draws around 7,000

| 25/01/2019 | Reply
Japan: Three-day halal festival draws around 7,000

The expo hosted 95 halal-certified small- and medium-size enterprises from Malaysia, Japan, Indonesia and China at 101 booths and drew about 7,000 patrons over the three days.

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Opinion: Why more businesses are taking advantage of the growing Halal economy

| 24/01/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Why more businesses are taking advantage of the growing Halal economy

In recent years we have been able to observe a phenomenal growth in some economical sectors. One such sector is the global Islamic economy.

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Research: Indonesia’s New Halal Law: Impact on the Political Economy

| 19/01/2019 | Reply
Research: Indonesia’s New Halal Law: Impact on the Political Economy

What are the implications of the upcoming halal law on the country’s political economy and on Indonesia’s ambition to be a global halal hub?

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Woolworths first supermarket in Australia to make own-brand Halal food

| 19/01/2019 | Reply
Woolworths first supermarket in Australia to make own-brand Halal food

Woolworths director of buying Peter McNamara said the company made the move because of the increasing diversity of its customers.

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‘Modest fashion’ looks to move from niche to mainstream

| 19/01/2019 | Reply
‘Modest fashion’ looks to move from niche to mainstream

Analysts say the interest from Goldman demonstrates that the sector is no longer considered a novelty, but is instead being taken seriously and entering the next phase of growth.

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The Rise of Halal Tourism

| 19/01/2019 | Reply
The Rise of Halal Tourism

With a population that is disproportionately young, educated and upwardly mobile, they are one of the fastest-growing demographics on the global tourism scene.

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UAE: Announcing Pret A Cover™ Buyers Lane Final Selected Designers!

| 18/01/2019 | Reply
UAE: Announcing Pret A Cover™ Buyers Lane Final Selected Designers!

A select group of designers have succeeded to showcase in the upcoming Pret-A-Cover™ Buyers Lane, The Retail Summit Edition on Feb 13 & 14, 2019.

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Research: Animal Rights and Welfare in Islam

| 17/01/2019 | Reply
Research: Animal Rights and Welfare in Islam

The truth about how the animals were deprived of their basic rights in the pre Islamic era and how Islam has laid down a complete code of their welfare.

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UAE: World’s First ISO Accreditation For Halal Food Testing

| 16/01/2019 | Reply
UAE:  World’s First ISO Accreditation For Halal Food Testing

Dubai Municipality’s Central Laboratory has announced that it has received international accreditation in compliance with Halal food testing ISO/IEC 17025.

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Belgium’s non-stun slaughter decision shows a ban is possible in law

| 14/01/2019 | Reply
Belgium’s non-stun slaughter decision shows a ban is possible in law

BVA would like to see all animals stunned before slaughter and this call has received widespread support from the veterinary profession and general public.

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UK: Islamic Economy Event To take place in Mayfair London

| 12/01/2019 | Reply
UK: Islamic Economy Event To take place in Mayfair London

Algebra Consulting is organising a prestigious Islamic Economy Networking Event to take Place at The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce on the 22nd Jan 2019 in the heart of London. Get your invitation.

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Malaysia: Local Halal industry needs a revamp

| 11/01/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Local Halal industry needs a revamp

“We are not looking at the processes of halal certification that could give spin-off effects on investments,” Mohd Redzuan said.

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Is Stunning an Animal Before Slaughter More Humane?

| 11/01/2019 | Reply
Is Stunning an Animal Before Slaughter More Humane?

At issue is whether to allow religious exemptions to European Union rules that state animals must be knocked out before they are slaughtered, which supporters say is more humane.

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Indonesia: MUI Carrys Out Halal Certification before Regulation Ready

| 09/01/2019 | Reply
Indonesia: MUI Carrys Out Halal Certification before Regulation Ready

The JPH Law stipulates that the issuance of halal certification involves BPJPH as a regulator and Halal Inspection Agency (LPH) which includes auditors and MUI as fatwa provider.

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What is halal and kosher meat and why is it banned in parts of Belgium?

| 08/01/2019 | Reply
What is halal and kosher meat and why is it banned in parts of Belgium?

Now might be the perfect time to learn what halal and kosher food practices actually entail, if you aren’t already aware.

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Indonesia has strong demand in packaged food

| 08/01/2019 | Reply
Indonesia has strong demand in packaged food

Interview on bilateral trade between Indonesia and India in the food and beverage sector and opportunities in exports going forward.

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Opinion: Halal Certification for Global Markets

| 07/01/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Halal Certification for Global Markets

An overview on Halal standards, certification and accreditation since 2010. 2019 will be seeing the growth in accreditation and hopefully also harmonisation of standards in various regions.

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Japan making a mark in Muslim tourist market

| 04/01/2019 | Reply
Japan making a mark in Muslim tourist market

A Strong influx of Muslim travellers is fuelling a boom in halal restaurants and syariah-compliant hotels in Japan, potentially a big market for Malaysian halal products.

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INTERVIEW–Scientist says has developed metrics to determine if animal was stunned before halal slaughter

| 03/01/2019 | Reply
INTERVIEW–Scientist says has developed metrics to determine if animal was stunned before halal slaughter

The debate over whether animals should be stunned or not before they are slaughtered continues in the halal industry. While some methods of stunning are accepted as halal in many countries, some argue against the practice.

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Indonesia Wants to Make Halal Tourism a Thing

| 03/01/2019 | Reply
Indonesia Wants to Make Halal Tourism a Thing

With an estimated growth of up to 20% per year, this global halal industry has become the fastest growing consumer segment in the world.

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