Category: G-20 News

Brazil’s BRF to reopen plant, catering to Mideast Halal market

| 21/09/2017 | Reply
Brazil’s BRF to reopen plant, catering to Mideast Halal market

BRF SA will reopen a food processing plant in Brazil by January, which is the first big move aimed at reviving profitability since the country’s No. 1 chicken exporter announced the departure of its CEO.

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Malaysia: Allana to diversify Halal frozen meat offering to local market

| 21/09/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Allana to diversify Halal frozen meat offering to local market

Allanasons Pvt Ltd (Allana), which is on the lookout for more Malaysian companies to serve as distributors, is working towards diversifying its product offering of halal frozen meat to the local market.

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Malaysian Firm to offer Halal certification services to Chinese companies

| 21/09/2017 | Reply
Malaysian Firm to offer Halal certification services to Chinese companies

The company would collaborate with the Johor Religious Islamic Department (Maij) and Malaysia Islamic Development Department (Jakim) in this matter.

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Canada: Celebrate with Blossom Pure

| 21/09/2017 | Reply
Canada: Celebrate with Blossom Pure

Today, “our commitment is just as strong — we value our hardworking farmers, your family’s health, the environment that we are caretakers of, and animal welfare.”

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Opinion: “Why do we fall?”

| 20/09/2017 | 1 Reply
Opinion: “Why do we fall?”

A tale of a woman who made a success of a Halal food company but was let down big time by the food manufacturing industry – twice! Ready to launch again with a new company this is the story behind ‘Oh My Good Nosh!’.

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South Korea: Cosmetics Giant Turns Its Focus to Makeup for Muslim Women

| 19/09/2017 | Reply
South Korea: Cosmetics Giant Turns Its Focus to Makeup for Muslim Women

Amorepacific Corp. is pushing harder into Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam with a lineup that takes into account skin tones, the region’s humidity and the need for Muslim women to wash for prayer.

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France: Creation of the first French standard for Halal food

| 18/09/2017 | Reply
France: Creation of the first French standard for Halal food

Two Articles: The new standard for Halal has been criticized by the representative bodies in the French Council of the Muslim Faith.

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Halal Accreditation Authority (HAK) to reinforce Turkey’s position in Halal certification

| 18/09/2017 | Reply
Halal Accreditation Authority (HAK) to reinforce Turkey’s position in Halal certification

HAK will strengthen Turkey’s central position in the field of halal certification and accreditation and allow Turkey to be a gold standard in terms of rule-making and steps to be taken moving forward.

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South Africa: Department kicks off forum for Muslims to engage on Halal Agri Park

| 17/09/2017 | Reply
South Africa: Department kicks off forum for Muslims to engage on Halal Agri Park

Following a feasibility study into a halaal food park in Cape Town, the Department of Agriculture in the Western Cape is now engaging Muslim stakeholders on what the future of this project could look like.

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UK: Increase in Halal slaughter a ‘major welfare issue’ say vets

| 17/09/2017 | Reply
UK: Increase in Halal slaughter a ‘major welfare issue’ say vets

In 2013, just 15% of sheep and goats slaughtered were not stunned first, But this rose to 24.4% of slaughterings between April and June this year, according to the latest figures from the Food Standards Agency.

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Islamic investment opportunities on the rise between the UAE and the UK

| 11/09/2017 | Reply
Islamic investment opportunities on the rise between the UAE and the UK

This ambitious vision coincides with the aspirations of the UK and the UAE to increase bilateral trade to Dh120 billion by 2020.

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Dubai Food Park to get major Chinese-UAE facility

| 11/09/2017 | 1 Reply
Dubai Food Park to get major Chinese-UAE facility

Dubai Food Park (DFP), the region’s largest specialised food sector zone, will be home to a China-UAE Food Industrial cluster.

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Saudi Arabia: The Hajj and the year-round Umrah generate $12bn in revenues from worshippers

| 06/09/2017 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: The Hajj and the year-round Umrah generate $12bn in revenues from worshippers

Pilgrimage is the backbone of a plan to expand tourism under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s economic reform programme, to diversify the economy away from oil.

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China’s $1 trillion investment in ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative

| 06/09/2017 | Reply
China’s $1 trillion investment in ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative

The US$1 trillion investment by China in its ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative is expected to accelerate the growth of the US$50 billion (Dh183 billion) GCC Halal food market.

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UK: Couple manage to save their business by turning their Lancaster farm Halal

| 04/09/2017 | Reply
UK: Couple manage to save their business by turning their Lancaster farm Halal

“A lot of people don’t realise that without the Muslim community farming would be dying out – more farmers need to open their eyes to this.

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South Korean Companies Entering Global Halal Pharmaceutical Market

| 31/08/2017 | Reply
South Korean Companies Entering Global Halal Pharmaceutical Market

The global Halal pharmaceutical market, which accounted for 6.7% of the global pharmaceutical market two years ago, is expected to reach US$370 billion in size in 2021.

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UK: Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2017 – The Final Countdown!

| 30/08/2017 | Reply
UK: Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2017 – The Final Countdown!

The most innovative, dynamic and diverse artisan food and drink from around the UK and beyond. Pre-register now for free! Trade Only. 3-5 September at Olympia, London.

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Malaysia: 1,500 SMEs to be listed on Alibaba.com by November

| 26/08/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: 1,500 SMEs to be listed on Alibaba.com by November

The minister said the selection process was conducted by three agencies – SME Corp Malaysia, Malaysia External Trade Development Corp and Malaysia Digital Economy Corp.

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Japanese soy sauce manufacturer “Kikkoman” launches “HALAL Soy Sauce”

| 24/08/2017 | Reply
Japanese soy sauce manufacturer “Kikkoman” launches “HALAL Soy Sauce”

After trial and error of over 4 years, Kikkoman Halal Soy Sauce finally launched on August 21, 2017. it is also completely gluten-free soy sauce.

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25% of Italy’s buffalo mozzarella made for Halal market

| 22/08/2017 | Reply
25% of Italy’s buffalo mozzarella made for Halal market

The halal version grew to over ten million kilos last year, meaning that one in four Italian buffalo mozzarellas are now destined for the Muslim market.

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