Category: G-20 News

UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

| 23/02/2017 | 1 Reply
UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

The department store will also offer a range of other Muslim clothing including tops, dresses, jumpsuits, kimono wraps, hijab pins and caps in selected stores.

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GCC preferences for outbound Mice, luxury travel changing

| 13/02/2017 | Reply
GCC preferences for outbound Mice, luxury travel changing

Unique destinations that are connected well in aviation routes, food requirements as well as destination safety and security play a big part in the considerations of buyers/planners.

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UK: Halal Certification Europe (HCE) achieves GAC Accreditation

| 13/02/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal Certification Europe (HCE) achieves GAC Accreditation

It is a reflection of our commitment, dedication and investment toward achieving an industry standard globally.

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Islamic finance and digital currencies: The halal aspect

| 12/02/2017 | Reply
Islamic finance and digital currencies: The halal aspect

With the growing utilisation of fintech in the Islamic finance sector, the question arises what role digital currencies and blockchain technologies play in Shariah banking.

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UK: Halal Food Authority Accredited by GAC for ESMA registration

| 10/02/2017 | 4 Replies
UK: Halal Food Authority Accredited by GAC for ESMA registration

HFA is delighted to announce that it is now authorised to certify Halal products according to the national standards set in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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UK: Countless diners ‘duped into eating halal lamb which was neither lamb nor halal’

| 09/02/2017 | Reply
UK: Countless diners ‘duped into eating halal lamb which was neither lamb nor halal’

Outlets across Leicestershire and beyond unwittingly bought tonnes of low-cost turkey that was being passed off to them as more expensive lamb off the bone.

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USA: The Changing Paradigm in Halal Certification

| 08/02/2017 | Reply
USA: The Changing Paradigm in Halal Certification

This conference will bring the accreditation organizations and the recognition bodies together along with the industry to discuss how best to implement both schemes.

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Opposition to Trump’s anti-Muslim travel ban mounts on eve of court deadline

| 08/02/2017 | Reply
Opposition to Trump’s anti-Muslim travel ban mounts on eve of court deadline

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Tuesday on the travel ban on visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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Croatia: Milenij Hotels awarded with Halal certification

| 08/02/2017 | Reply
Croatia: Milenij Hotels awarded with Halal certification

The certificate will contribute to the hotels and whole destination to be opened to new markets that have a lot of potential.

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Canada: The Halal Market

| 08/02/2017 | Reply
Canada: The Halal Market

For those who do seek halal certification, market opportunities in Canada and abroad seem ripe. But will Canadian processors take advantage of it?

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Turkey, UAE officials discuss trade ties

| 07/02/2017 | Reply
Turkey, UAE officials discuss trade ties

Prime Minister Simsek said the countries wanted to improve cooperation in the halal food sector within the Organization of Islamic Cooperation standards.

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UK: London Muslim Lifestyle businesses gather to promote the economy

| 06/02/2017 | Reply
UK: London Muslim Lifestyle businesses gather to promote the economy

From established heavyweights Haloodies, ISFIN and Saracens solicitors to new, up and coming SMEs the networking evening hosted by Kensington Olympia’s London Muslim Lifestyle Show.

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Britain’s Muslim entrepreneurs cash in on the power of the pound

| 02/02/2017 | Reply
Britain’s Muslim entrepreneurs cash in on the power of the pound

“In 2017 we will see more home-grown Muslim brands and many of them will also appeal to non-Muslims because of their ethical and providence values,” said Abdalhamid Evans, Founder, HalalFocus.

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France: New book claims halal is ‘invented tradition’

| 28/01/2017 | Reply
France: New book claims halal is ‘invented tradition’

According to anthropologist Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, author of the new book “The Halal Market or The Invention of a Tradition”, buying halal is not a religious obligation.

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Halal Meat Fraud and Safety Issues in the UK

| 28/01/2017 | Reply
Halal Meat Fraud and Safety Issues in the UK

A comprehensive and well-researched paper that reviews UK fraud and safety issues around Halal meat and poultry products, particularly in the context of EU legislation.

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INDONESIA: Mandatory Halal Certification Looms for Food, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics

| 26/01/2017 | Reply
INDONESIA: Mandatory Halal Certification Looms for Food, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics

Promoted as a Halal Product Guarantee, the certification forms part of the bid to make Indonesian products more competitive in the international market.

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USA: USDA Guarantees Kosher and Halal Meat Can Be Organic, Too

| 24/01/2017 | 1 Reply
USA: USDA Guarantees Kosher and Halal Meat Can Be Organic, Too

The USDA’s statement came in its final version of regulations for organic livestock and poultry practices, published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2017.

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Bosnian Businesses Choose Halal to Target Gulf Market

| 16/01/2017 | Reply
Bosnian Businesses Choose Halal to Target Gulf Market

The huge variety of hotels and restaurants choosing to serve exclusively Halal products within their establishments is truly revolutionizing travel and tourism within Bosnia.

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Yunnan principally agrees to work with Malaysia with trade and Halal products

| 15/01/2017 | Reply
Yunnan principally agrees to work with Malaysia with trade and Halal products

Yunnan has agreed in principle to work with Malaysia on several issues related to increasing trade, including certification for halal products and connectivity.

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Malaysia: Alibaba and the Halal industry: A win-win situation

| 13/01/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Alibaba and the Halal industry: A win-win situation

The Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) is in talks with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to form a joint venture to enter the international halal market in a big way.

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