Category: Farm-to-Fork News

Opinion: The Muslim Pound

| 21/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion: The Muslim Pound

Evan Davis, Radio 4, talks to entrepreneurs who work with Muslim consumers and asks them how much can established companies learn from them.

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A Muslim Entrepreneur Follows a Kosher Model to Mainstream Success

| 17/06/2014 | Reply
A Muslim Entrepreneur Follows a Kosher Model to Mainstream Success

As Ramadan approaches Saffron Road has put out more than 50 different products and built annual sales on a pace to reach $35 million.

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Opinion: Politics of religious animal slaughter

| 16/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Politics of religious animal slaughter

We are on the cusp of convergence on livestock treatment, prayer, slaughter, and traceability. Where is the dividing difference?

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Malaysia: JAKIM Employs Stringent Procedure In Determining Halal Status

| 16/06/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: JAKIM Employs Stringent Procedure In Determining Halal Status

Only the findings of the Chemistry Department could be taken into consideration as only the department has the expertise to conduct highly specialised tests.

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Opinion: Competing halal standards leave food industry with indigestion

| 16/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion:  Competing halal standards leave food industry with indigestion

Big food firms have been ramping up their investment and expertise in halal, eyeing a fast-growing Muslim population that is forecast to add a billion people by 2050.

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UAE: Global demand for halal food boosts Al Islami’s growth

| 15/06/2014 | Reply
UAE: Global demand for halal food boosts Al Islami’s growth

Company on track to complete new factory in early 2015 and triple production of processed foods.

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UAE: Boost for Dubai’s Islamic industry

| 14/06/2014 | Reply
UAE:  Boost for Dubai’s Islamic industry

DIEDC, held a meeting to review the initiatives of government departments towards achieving Dubai’s status as the capital of Islamic economy.

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Opinion: Blatant cruelty perpetrated on animals in the UK

| 13/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Blatant cruelty perpetrated on animals in the UK

HAB calls on BVA to explain why they continuously attack Muslim & Jewish slaughter methods with other blatant cruelty being done to animals in the UK.

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New Zealand-GCC free trade deal likely soon

| 13/06/2014 | Reply
New Zealand-GCC free trade deal likely soon

Optimism regarding the signing of a comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) that will lower trade barriers between Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries.

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Pakistan: OIC-SMIIC – World Halal Assembly

| 11/06/2014 | Reply
Pakistan: OIC-SMIIC – World Halal Assembly

World Halal Assembly was jointly organized by Halal Products & Services Association of Pakistan and Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority duly supported by SMIIC.

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Malaysia: Cadbury is Halal confirmed by Jakim

| 10/06/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Cadbury is Halal confirmed by Jakim

CADBURY Malaysia received its halal certification back yesterday after laboratory test results confirmed its chocolates are free from porcine DNA.

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Malaysia seeks to expand halal food industry to Turkmenistan

| 08/06/2014 | Reply
Malaysia seeks to expand halal food industry to Turkmenistan

This is among the areas that Malaysia seeks to diversify in enhancing relations between both countries.

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Canada: Muslim community cracking down on fake Halal foods

| 06/06/2014 | Reply
Canada: Muslim community cracking down on fake Halal foods

Canada’s growing Halal food industry has made it an attractive target for fraud – something that leaders in Canada’s Muslim community hope to end.

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UAE: Dubai reference point for Islamic economy-DIEDC CEO

| 03/06/2014 | Reply
UAE: Dubai reference point for Islamic economy-DIEDC CEO

The goal of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Center (DIEDC) is to make Dubai a reference point for the Islamic economy, said Abdulla AlAwar, the center’s CEO.

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Thailand: Thai Airways caters to Pakistan’s needs

| 28/05/2014 | Reply
Thailand: Thai Airways caters to Pakistan’s needs

Thai Airways, one of the largest airlines in the world, becomes the first Asia-Pacific carrier to offer halal food to all passengers flying to and from Pakistan.

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Kuwait: The Conference on the Halal Industry concludes

| 26/05/2014 | Reply
Kuwait: The Conference on the Halal Industry concludes

The conference concluded by honoring Dr Hani Al-Mazeedi with title of Halal Ambassador for his commitment and passion in developing the halal industry.

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Malaysia: 2 Cadbury chocolate products officially ‘not halal’ for now

| 25/05/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: 2 Cadbury chocolate products officially ‘not halal’ for now

It was reported that Cadbury Malaysia has taken immediate action by recalling its two products which were tested positive for traces of pig DNA (porcine).

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UK: Defra delay stun legislation for poultry

| 23/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Defra delay stun legislation for poultry

After a judicial review was launched on behalf of over 20 abattoir operators, implementation of an EU regulation requiring increased currents is under further consideration.

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Malaysian Halal food companies feed Muslims’ taste for travel

| 21/05/2014 | Reply
Malaysian Halal food companies feed Muslims’ taste for travel

In the last few years, growing middle-class wealth has spawned a new genre of Muslim travelers who pursue leisurely escapes to atypical destinations.

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UAE retailer Lulu plans halal-only outlets in Malaysia

| 20/05/2014 | Reply
UAE retailer Lulu plans halal-only outlets in Malaysia

UAE-based supermarket chain Lulu Group said it plans to invest $200m on halal-only outlets in Malaysia in the next two years ahead of expanding into other south Asian markets.

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