Category: G-20 News

Saudi Arabian opportunities for Australian beef, lamb exports

| 14/12/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabian opportunities for Australian beef, lamb exports

INTEGRITY systems, quality and consistency mean Australia is perfectly placed to capitalise on a fast-growing Saudi Arabian meat export market, with opportunities particularly for Australian lamb.

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UAE wants to invest in Brazil

| 13/12/2018 | Reply
UAE wants to invest in Brazil

Nahyan said the UAE are interested in Brazilian food production, which his country needs. He also mentioned distributing the items in other regions.

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USA: Impossible Foods Gets Halal Certification for Meatless Burger

| 11/12/2018 | Reply
USA: Impossible Foods Gets Halal Certification for Meatless Burger

The Impossible Burger earned its Halal certification on Monday from the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America, marking a major milestone on the meat industry disruptor’s path to feeding the world.

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UK: Euro Quality Lambs wins Best British Meat Distributors 2018 – Midlands

| 07/12/2018 | Reply
UK: Euro Quality Lambs wins Best British Meat Distributors 2018 – Midlands

‘We celebrated our 25th anniversary recently which provided an opportunity to take stock with our colleagues of how far we have come and what we have achieved.’ Rizvan Khalid, Managing Director, Euro Quality Lambs

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USA: Midamar Corporation launches new e-commerce website

| 07/12/2018 | Reply
USA: Midamar Corporation launches new e-commerce website

For more than 15 years the website has proven to be a one-stop shop for Halal consumers, now this update will make it even easier to serve these customers.

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Turkey: OIC Halal Expo in Istanbul attracts 40,000 visitors

| 05/12/2018 | Reply
Turkey: OIC Halal Expo in Istanbul attracts 40,000 visitors

Some 40,000 visitors from 80 countries attended this year’s Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Halal Expo, organized under the auspices of the Turkish Presidency.

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Saudi Arabia: 2018 Gulfwest Food Expo held in Jeddah

| 04/12/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: 2018 Gulfwest Food Expo held in Jeddah

US beef exports to Saudi Arabia are expected to reach $15 million this year and are projected to reach $30 million in 2019.

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Hunger games: Turkey eyes leading Middle East role through halal industry

| 01/12/2018 | Reply
Hunger games: Turkey eyes leading Middle East role through halal industry

“Since Turkey has a customs union with the EU, its technical abilities, training facilities and know-how on standardization is far greater than any other [Muslim] country.”

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Turkey: Halal business world gather in Istanbul

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Turkey: Halal business world gather in Istanbul

With the theme of “Halal and Healthy Life: Awareness and Sustainability”, the summit focuses on standardization, halal food, halal slaughtering, halal medicine, halal tourism, and halal finance.

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Putin ratifies interim agreement on EAEU-Iran free trade zone

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Putin ratifies interim agreement on EAEU-Iran free trade zone

Vladimir Putin has signed a law ratifying a temporary agreement on formation of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Turkey: Erdogan calls on Islamic countries to trade in national currencies

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Turkey: Erdogan calls on Islamic countries to trade in national currencies

In order to reduce the risks of the international monetary system, dominated by a single currency, Turkey once again called upon the OIC countries to use national currencies in trade.

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Opinion: Handling religious slaughter with care

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Handling religious slaughter with care

Some view the religious throat cut’s resultant bleed out in a negative light; most scientists have concluded that when done properly, the process is not painful to the animal.

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Opinion: What will top food sustainability agenda in 2019?

| 29/11/2018 | Reply
Opinion: What will top food sustainability agenda in 2019?

While the investment community once had a very sceptical view of sustainability, recent years have seen investors become more engaged on key sustainability issues.

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State Responsibility To The Obligation Of Halal Certification In Indonesian Legal System

| 29/11/2018 | Reply
State Responsibility To The Obligation Of Halal Certification In Indonesian Legal System

Pursuant to the Halal Product Assurance Act, halal certification was to be conducted by the Board of Halal Product Assurance Organizer (BPJPH) after obtaining a fatwa from MUI. (Three Articles)

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Opinion: Meet Shelina Janmohamed, Britain’s leading voice on what Muslims want

| 29/11/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Meet Shelina Janmohamed, Britain’s leading voice on what Muslims want

We’ve started to see some interesting communications and products in the marketplace and at least an acceptance that there is a commercial and a brand opportunity.

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Spain: Junta Islámica and SMIIC sign a Cooperation Agreement

| 28/11/2018 | Reply
Spain: Junta Islámica and SMIIC sign a Cooperation Agreement

Junta Islámica becomes one of the two Islamic Religious Communities in the world that have an agreement of these characteristics with SMIIC.

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Malaysian Halal firms urged to use Tokyo Olympics as launch pad

| 28/11/2018 | Reply
Malaysian Halal firms urged to use Tokyo Olympics as launch pad

Malaysian halal product companies should capitalise on the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics by using it as a launch pad to penetrate the halal market in Japan.

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OIC: Global halal market grows with migration, expected to hit $7 trillion in 3 years

| 28/11/2018 | Reply
OIC: Global halal market grows with migration, expected to hit $7 trillion in 3 years

The number of participating countries increases day by day in the OIC Halal Expo, which will be attended by representatives from more than 80 countries.

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Malaysia, Japan ink halal cooperation pact

| 27/11/2018 | Reply
Malaysia, Japan ink halal cooperation pact

As one of the key initiatives under the memorandum, Malaysia would organise a Halal Expo from Jan 24-26, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur.

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Turkey: LeShow Istanbul-2019 Int’l Fashion Fair 24-26 January 2019

| 26/11/2018 | Reply
Turkey: LeShow Istanbul-2019 Int’l Fashion Fair 24-26 January 2019

Islamic Fashion & Design Council (IFDC) Chairwoman, Alia Khan is invited to be the “Special Guest” and “Int’l Brand Ambassador” to LeShow Istanbul-2019.

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