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Is a lack of innovation behind halal shopper dissatisfaction?

| 25/01/2020
Is a lack of innovation behind halal shopper dissatisfaction?

Canadian grocery shoppers looking for halal are more dissatisfied with their options this year than they were a year ago, according to just released research.

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The first meeting of AHAC Governing Board takes place in Sarajevo BiH

| 24/01/2020
The first meeting of AHAC Governing Board takes place in Sarajevo BiH

AHAC brings together halal certification bodies from around the world, with the goal of establishing mutual cooperation and addressing issues of common interest.

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EU: Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) to hold Round Table at HALAL HANNOVER

| 23/01/2020
EU: Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) to hold Round Table at HALAL HANNOVER

For the first time ever, the world’s largest summit on the Islamic economy is coming to German-speaking Europe.

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Report Reveals APAC NTOs Best Globally for Muslim Friendly Resources Available Online

| 21/01/2020
Report Reveals APAC NTOs Best Globally for Muslim Friendly Resources Available Online

This report published by Pear Anderson shows that eight of the top 10 National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) with Muslim friendly online resources are from APAC.

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India: India International Halal Expo 2020 kicks off in Hyderabad

| 20/01/2020
India: India International Halal Expo 2020 kicks off in Hyderabad

Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, Thailand, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, UK, USA, Iran and others, are participating.

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Turkey: Halal Accreditation Agency (HAK) has awarded the Turkish Standards Institution (TSE) the first Halal accreditation according to OIC/SMIIC Standards in the World

| 17/01/2020
Turkey: Halal Accreditation Agency (HAK) has awarded the Turkish Standards Institution (TSE) the first Halal accreditation according to OIC/SMIIC Standards in the World

A harmonized halal quality infrastructure is expected to yield flourishing economic activity with increased intra-OIC trade.

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USA: Impossible Burger’s biggest eaters aren’t the people you think

| 16/01/2020
USA: Impossible Burger’s biggest eaters aren’t the people you think

Impossible Foods itself says 95% of people who ate Impossible Burger last year had also eaten meat from an animal in the previous month.

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UK: Halal Meat Production and Market Opportunities

| 09/01/2020
UK: Halal Meat Production and Market Opportunities

This new book by Dr Awal Fuseini Halal Sector Manager of AHDB highlighting the significance of animal welfare and market opportunities in the halal sector will be available 28/2/2020.

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Opinion: The top cosmetics regulatory issues on the agenda for APAC in 2020

| 08/01/2020
Opinion: The top cosmetics regulatory issues on the agenda for APAC in 2020

Currently, the regulations for cosmetics have been pushed back to October 17, 2026 but there are still many details of the new regulations that have yet to be ironed out.

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Indonesia: MUI to issue halal certification for Japanese companies

| 07/01/2020
Indonesia: MUI to issue halal certification for Japanese companies

Under the MoU, the LPPOM MUI also agrees to handle Japan’s halal certification promotion and consultation.

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Indonesia: F&B companies struggle to comply with halal certification requirements

| 07/01/2020
Indonesia: F&B companies struggle to comply with halal certification requirements

“The rules for halal certification are still cumbersome, and it’s hard for companies to achieve the certification, even though it is mandatory.”

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Canada: Alberta processor bullish on market growth for Halal meat

| 07/01/2020
Canada: Alberta processor bullish on market growth for Halal meat

The Alberta government says it wants to expand the province’s halal capacity as part of overall trade efforts.

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Turkey: Halal Tourism Services Standard has been published

| 06/01/2020
Turkey: Halal Tourism Services Standard has been published

SMIIC Technical Committee on Tourism and Related Issues  (TC 5) standard “OIC/SMIIC 9:2019, Halal Tourism Services – General Requirements”. 

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Spain sees a rise in Halal meat for Muslim and non-Muslim consumers

| 17/12/2019
Spain sees a rise in Halal meat for Muslim and non-Muslim consumers

Forecasts indicate that the Halal food and beverage will continue to grow without interruption around the world with 1.8 billion muslims worldwide, of these more than 60% are currently under 30 years of age.

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Qatar’s preparations for 2020 Halal expo ‘on track’, says Qatar Chamber official

| 12/12/2019
Qatar’s preparations for 2020 Halal expo ‘on track’, says Qatar Chamber official

This year’s event discussed ways to eradicate obstacles hindering the increase of investments among OIC member states, ways to encourage investments, as well as efforts to streamline doing business.

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Indonesia encourages sharia economy to boost SMEs

| 07/12/2019
Indonesia encourages sharia economy to boost SMEs

Indonesian Vice President Ma’ruf Amin discusses a wide range of topics – domestic, international, and economic – and said that his country plans to pay more attention to Halal tourism.

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Indonesia: Social commerce startup Evermos brings Halal products into Indonesia, grabs US$8.25M Series

| 06/12/2019
Indonesia: Social commerce startup Evermos brings Halal products into Indonesia, grabs US$8.25M Series

The startup plans to use the funds to expand its presence in the digital Islamic economy ecosystem, accelerate growth by focusing on further collaborations with local brands and organisations.

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UK: HalalBooking Ranked as Fastest-Growing UK Travel Company

| 05/12/2019
UK: HalalBooking Ranked as Fastest-Growing UK Travel Company

HalalBooking’s results for the first three quarters of 2019 show that over 75,000 guests have booked through its website, using its unique halal-friendly search functionality to choose hotel and villa accommodation.

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Turkey, Malaysia, Qatar can pioneer in Islamic Finance

| 04/12/2019
Turkey, Malaysia, Qatar can pioneer in Islamic Finance

Touching on Turkey’s Istanbul Finance Center project, expected to be completed in 2022, Al-Jaida expressed optimism in the center’s potential.

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JTB, Singapore firm ink deal to promote halal certification in Japan

| 02/12/2019
JTB, Singapore firm ink deal to promote halal certification in Japan

The agreement aims to facilitate the growth and development of the halal food and travel industry in Japan, boost the export of halal products to and from Japan, and improve the experience of Muslim tourists in Japan.

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