Category: Restaurants

Canada: Halal chain eyes possible NYS expansion

| 15/09/2015 | Reply
Canada: Halal chain eyes possible NYS expansion

Paramount currently has 19 restaurants, called Halal, with immediate plans to open another eight locations.

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Buffet-backed fast food chain Dairy Queen in major UAE expansion

| 15/09/2015 | Reply
Buffet-backed fast food chain Dairy Queen in major UAE expansion

In November last year, US-based franchise company Bajco Group said it signed a deal with Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to bring the fast food brand back to the UAE.

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UK: Liverpool KFC sells non-Halal meat as Halal

| 12/09/2015 | Reply
UK: Liverpool KFC sells non-Halal meat as Halal

The only Halal outlet in Liverpool, after running out of the Halal meat served non-Halal meat as Halal to the customers.

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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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Korea’s Caffe Bene receives halal certification

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
Korea’s Caffe Bene receives halal certification

The newly acquired halal certification is set to pave the way for the coffee chain to expand its presence in the Middle East, according to Caffe Bene.

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The Halal Guys Opening Franchise Locations In Canada

| 16/07/2015 | Reply
The Halal Guys Opening Franchise Locations In Canada

The Halal Guys, the innovative American Halal food concept based in New York City, has announced the signing of a 5-unit franchise deal for territories in Toronto.

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USA: In New Jersey, regulators pay close attention to Halal rules

| 22/06/2015 | Reply
USA: In New Jersey, regulators pay close attention to Halal rules

New Jersey adopted the Halal Food Consumer Protection Act in 2000, requiring halal food sellers to disclose whether they sell both Halal and non-Halal food.

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Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

Italia Bayti, Muslim friendly hospitality, includes training and accreditation of restaurants, hotels, coffee shop, spa and wellness centers for Muslim travellers.

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Thailand: Tourism is Bright

| 05/06/2015 | Reply
Thailand: Tourism is Bright

Phuket is gearing up to be a Halal food centre. Muslims make up about 30% of Phuket’s population, It already welcomes around 100,000 Arab tourists each year.

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Japan: Halal Chef’s training course for Japanese cuisine

| 29/05/2015 | Reply
Japan: Halal Chef’s training course for Japanese cuisine

Japan is heating up its motive to welcome Muslim tourists and to double the number of visitors by 2020 is the aim of the ministry.

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UK: LCM Halal row over new Blackburn Nando’s restaurant

| 28/05/2015 | Reply
UK: LCM Halal row over new Blackburn Nando’s restaurant

MUSLIM bosses have sparked a row by warning Nando’s it must follow strict guidelines if it decides to sell ‘halal’ chicken at its proposed Blackburn restaurant.

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Canada: Halal Food Festival returns to Toronto for 3rd year

| 16/05/2015 | Reply
Canada: Halal Food Festival returns to Toronto for 3rd year

Now in its third year, it is the largest halal food festival in North America, with over 27,000 visitors in 2014 and even more expected this year from the US and Canada.

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UAE: World Halal Travel Summit in Abu Dhabi

| 23/04/2015 | Reply
UAE: World Halal Travel Summit in Abu Dhabi

It features two partner events: ITHMAR15, dedicated to Tourism Investment in the Halal Travel Sector and TURATH15, focusing on cultural tourism experiences.

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South Korea Gov’t to issue ‘halal’ certificates to restaurants

| 23/03/2015 | Reply
South Korea Gov’t to issue ‘halal’ certificates to restaurants

The government plans to issue “halal” certificates to at least 140 restaurants nationwide, where Muslims can eat food without worrying about the ingredients.

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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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Singaporean firm launches mobile app for halal shops

| 08/01/2015 | Reply
Singaporean firm launches mobile app for halal shops

The mobile application that enables Muslim foodies and travelers to share halal restaurant discoveries around the world.

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Malaysia: Shortage of turkeys in KL hotels

| 18/12/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  Shortage of turkeys in KL hotels

Once again hotels and restaurants in the country are facing a shortage of halal turkey for the Christmas and New Year festivities.

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NYC’s Famous The Halal Guys Sign Development Deal For D.C.

| 11/12/2014 | Reply
NYC’s Famous The Halal Guys Sign Development Deal For D.C.

The new franchisee, who worked with Fransmart East Coast Sales VP, Ryan Durishin, has signed on to develop 10 units, representing the entirety of the total D.C. market available.

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USA: Los Angeles foodies explore China’s Islamic cuisine

| 05/12/2014 | 2 Replies
USA: Los Angeles foodies explore China’s Islamic cuisine

The earliest evidence of Chinese Muslims in the U.S. was during the construction of the transcontinental railroad in the mid-19th century.

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Sonesta Hotel El Olivar Becomes Peru’s First Muslim-Friendly Hotel

| 02/12/2014 | 1 Reply
Sonesta Hotel El Olivar Becomes Peru’s First Muslim-Friendly Hotel

A luxury five-star hotel located in the heart of the San Isidro district of Lima, recently became the first hotel in Peru to be awarded Muslim-friendly accreditation.

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