Category: Retail

Opinion: As Brexit looms UK food & drink exporters should look to China and the UAE

| 03/10/2018 | Reply
Opinion: As Brexit looms UK food & drink exporters should look to China and the UAE

British exporters are also increasingly capitalising on the demand for healthier products in the UAE.

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UK gourmet meat start-up Haloodies wants to take on the world

| 03/10/2018 | Reply
UK gourmet meat start-up Haloodies wants to take on the world

Haloodies is the UK’s first halal food brand to gain shelf space in nearly every mainstream supermarket chain.

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Canada: Nourish Food Marketing releases new Halal Consumer Insights study

| 26/09/2018 | Reply
Canada: Nourish Food Marketing releases new Halal Consumer Insights study

The study, which surveyed over 1,000 principal grocery shoppers, has significant implications for food manufacturers, retailers, and restaurants.

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USA: Midamar Announces Distribution Agreement with Ziyad Brothers Importing

| 19/09/2018 | Reply
USA: Midamar Announces Distribution Agreement with Ziyad Brothers Importing

Ziyad Brothers Importing, the leader in Middle Eastern retail food distribution in the U.S., is to be their exclusive distributor for retail grocery stores.

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UAE consumers among top spenders in cosmetics, personal care globally

| 31/08/2018 | Reply
UAE consumers among top spenders in cosmetics, personal care globally

An increased focus on natural skincare treatments, non-invasive beauty procedures and the growing influence of beauty and lifestyle bloggers has contributed to a steady growth in the UAE’s beauty sector.

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UK: Halal baby food products brand secures funding to reach next level

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Halal baby food products brand secures funding to reach next level

For Aisha has secured funding through the Enterprise Guarantee Scheme which will help to expand their range of products, and help export worldwide.

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UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

| 31/05/2018 | Reply
UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

By Jack Davies, Editor, Poultry World The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has rejected a claim made against poultry supplier Winterton Brothers that its pre-stunned chicken could not be called “100% halal”. The firm advertises itself as a family-run business specialising in supplying halal poultrymeat, and its website prominently advertises that it offers “original 100% halal”, […]

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UK: Fourth HFA Halal Industry Conference (HHIC) 2018

| 11/05/2018 | Reply
UK: Fourth HFA Halal Industry Conference (HHIC) 2018

The conference drew attendees from UK, Europe, Middle-East and Far-East including representatives from mainstream global food brands.

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UK retailers cash in on Ramadan and Eid

| 10/05/2018 | 1 Reply
UK retailers cash in on Ramadan and Eid

This year an estimated four million British Muslims will be observing the holy month of Ramadan and fasting during the day.

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UK: Europe’s first Eid Shopping Festival comes to Westfield London in June

| 06/05/2018 | Reply
UK: Europe’s first Eid Shopping Festival comes to Westfield London in June

The London Eid Festival 2018 takes place on 23rd and 24th June 2018 at Westfield London.

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UK: Ramadan through the generations

| 10/04/2018 | Reply
UK: Ramadan through the generations

Asda has been leading the way with their extensive Ramadan range, catering to both the younger and older generations.

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UK: Halal Lamb/sheep Slaughtered in the UK

| 10/03/2018 | Reply
UK: Halal Lamb/sheep Slaughtered in the UK

Key Facts on non stun and stun slaughter by the Veterinary Policy Research Foundation.

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2018 offers largest halal segments and participation

| 06/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2018 offers largest halal segments and participation

The 15th edition of the Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS), to be held here this April 4 to 7, is expected to draw global attention.

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Canada: OneWorld Foods partner to bring authentic Halal food experience to Canadians

| 14/02/2018 | Reply
Canada: OneWorld Foods partner to bring authentic Halal food experience to Canadians

With a growing ethnic market, and an increasingly sophisticated consumer seeking high flavour profiles with great food, OneWorld is well on its way to success.

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USA: One of the Largest Retailers in the US is Launching a Hijab-Friendly Fashion Line

| 02/02/2018 | 1 Reply
USA: One of the Largest Retailers in the US is Launching a Hijab-Friendly Fashion Line

Macy’s has partnered with Verona Collection, an Islamic boutique, and plans to exclusively carry Verona products for both Muslim and non-Muslim women across the U.S.

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Saudi Arabia: Saudi fashion goes global

| 24/12/2017 | Reply
Saudi Arabia:  Saudi fashion goes global

“There’s so much talent and so many buyers and beautiful boutiques in Saudi — we have the right people that can actually make this happen and make it a hub.”

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Gulfood 2018 to Consolidate UAE’s Lead Role in Global Food Agenda

| 21/12/2017 | Reply
Gulfood 2018 to Consolidate UAE’s Lead Role in Global Food Agenda

Gulfood is the region’s premier food and beverage industry platform – it underlines Dubai’s leading role in the global food sector.

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Opinion: Vegan options are set to increase even more in 2018, says GlobalData

| 21/12/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Vegan options are set to increase even more in 2018, says GlobalData

2017 has seen some landmark vegan products launched by major brands: McDonalds released a vegan burger, Pizza Hut launched a vegan pizza, and Asda began stocking vegan mince pies.

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Brunei: Delivering bruneihalalfoods products to the world

| 12/12/2017 | Reply
Brunei: Delivering bruneihalalfoods products to the world

Ghanim International Corporation is a state-owned enterprise in Brunei Darussalam that develops, markets and promotes high-quality Halal food products under the bruneihalalfoods brand.

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London-based premium halal food brand Haloodies offers a recipe for growth

| 11/12/2017 | Reply
London-based premium halal food brand Haloodies offers a recipe for growth

The market is flooded with halal from questionable sources and at low prices; this blocks brands with more trusted supply sources to enter the market in certain sales channels.

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