Category: G-20 News

Brazil meat sector reels from trade bans, transport woes

| 25/08/2018 | Reply
Brazil meat sector reels from trade bans, transport woes

Brazil’s chicken exports could fall to around 4.20 million tonnes in 2018, from 4.32 million tonnes last year, due to a European Union ban on the Brazilian product in April.

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UK: Government urged to clarify slaughter policy

| 24/08/2018 | Reply
UK: Government urged to clarify slaughter policy

The BVA is calling on the Government to urgently clarify whether UK lamb exported under a new trade deal with Saudi Arabia will be stunned before slaughter.

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Halal certification keeps Japan linked to Southeast Asian supply chains

| 23/08/2018 | Reply
Halal certification keeps Japan linked to Southeast Asian supply chains

Two of Japan’s biggest transport companies, Nippon Express and Yusen Logistics, have taken a step toward growing their business in Southeast Asia by gaining Halal certification for shipping goods in compliance with Islamic law.

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Opinion: The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

| 22/08/2018 | Reply
Opinion: The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

The story of Eid al-Adha is the biblical story of Abraham and his willingness to sacrifice his son to God. Before Abraham could sacrifice his child, God provided him with a ram instead.

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China to open halal bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
China to open halal bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka

Gansu Amin Bio Halal Gelatine Co Ltd (Aminbio), the largest halal gelatine company in China’s Gansu province is set to open a bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka.

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Where Does Halal Food Come From? Brazil Is World’s Top Meat Exporter for Muslims

| 20/08/2018 | Reply
Where Does Halal Food Come From? Brazil Is World’s Top Meat Exporter for Muslims

Brazil has the largest Muslim population in Latin America, but its domestic consumption of halal food is comparatively small.

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Why boycotting Canadian wheat is likely to backfire for Saudi Arabia

| 13/08/2018 | Reply
Why boycotting Canadian wheat is likely to backfire for Saudi Arabia

Not surprisingly, that’s pushing up wheat prices. Canada and the U.S. are two of the world’s largest producers of wheat, and farmers on both sides of the border are seeing rising prices for their bumper crop.

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Muslim festival opens opportunities for the UK lamb trade

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Muslim festival opens opportunities for the UK lamb trade

Marketing sheep at the right time and with the correct specifications was the key for farmers looking to take advantage of the growing Islamic market and its demand for sheepmeat.

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Japan: Mosque-on-wheels & Halal Tourism

| 31/07/2018 | Reply
Japan: Mosque-on-wheels & Halal Tourism

In anticipation of an influx of Muslim tourists for the next Summer Olympics, Japan’s Yasu Project, is pitching its mosque-on-wheels concept to the Tokyo Olympic Committee.

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UK: Factory food? Not for this farming family.

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Factory food? Not for this farming family.

Willowbrook Farm has gained celebrity status among Muslims in the UK, where the halal market is dominated by mass-produced meat to feed mounting demand.

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Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League gives update on halal certification work in Saudi Arabia

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League gives update on halal certification work in Saudi Arabia

The MWL confirmed its continuing commitment to applying the highest standards, pointing out that it recently suspended several abattoirs and slaughter companies around the world.

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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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UAE’s recognition of Indonesia’s National Accreditation Committee halal certificates

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UAE’s recognition of Indonesia’s National Accreditation Committee halal certificates

Under the MoU, ESMA will recognise halal certificates issued by KAN and products certified by certification bodies accredited KAN, based on UAE halal requirements set by ESMA.

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UK: County leader seeks halal ban meeting with Lancashire Council of Mosques

| 26/07/2018 | Reply
UK: County leader seeks halal ban meeting with Lancashire Council of Mosques

Currently 9,000 Muslim pupils in Blackburn, Nelson, Burnley, Rawtenstall, Hyndburn and Preston are set to boycott all school meals when they return to class in September.

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UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

| 17/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

A council has banned meat from animals that have not been stunned from council-supplied school meals, prompting accusations of Islamophobia and antisemitism.

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UK: Event highlights importance of communication between farmers and Halal sector

| 09/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Event highlights importance of communication between farmers and Halal sector

The farming industry and the halal sector are being urged to forge better relationships as the Muslim population, and demand for quality lamb, increases.

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UK: Euro Quality Lambs launches its new website

| 05/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Euro Quality Lambs launches its new website

For us, Halal is far more than a label of a set of rules and regulations – it means striving to deliver excellence in all things.

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UK: Understanding details key to grasping opportunities of increasing Halal market

| 05/07/2018 | 1 Reply
UK: Understanding details key to grasping opportunities of increasing Halal market

The speakers also discussed the market requirements and the increased supply of halal required for younger consumers and Muslim festivals.

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UK: Lancashire County Council to make decision on Halal meat in schools

| 05/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Lancashire County Council to make decision on Halal meat in schools

Lancashire County Council currently provides both stunned and un-stunned halal meat in 27 schools where there is the demand for it from the Muslim community.

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Brazil’s BRF confirms 16 plants will go in restructuring exercise

| 04/07/2018 | Reply
Brazil’s BRF confirms 16 plants will go in restructuring exercise

Restructuring exercise to focus activities on its core markets in Brazil, Asia and “halal” countries as it seeks to increase its capital structure and reduce leverage.

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