Category: G-20 News

UK: Urban Muslim Woman Show Promises an Inspiring & Fashionable Event

| 06/08/2015 | Reply
UK: Urban Muslim Woman Show Promises an Inspiring & Fashionable Event

The high-profile, glamorous event includes a panel of inspirational speakers, fashion shows, entertainment, networking opportunities, exhibitors and product launches.

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Trip on Halal is a travel guide for Muslim foodies

| 06/08/2015 | Reply
Trip on Halal is a travel guide for Muslim foodies

Trip on Halal is not just an Indonesian company, the product takes a pan-Asia approach, with listings in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, and Japan.

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Turkey Launches First “Halal Cruise”

| 06/08/2015 | Reply
Turkey Launches First “Halal Cruise”

Catering to the growing global halal market, Turkey will launch its first Muslims-friendly cruise on the Aegean Sea next month for religiously observant travelers in the country.

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UK: Thousands attend Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2015

| 03/08/2015 | Reply
UK: Thousands attend Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2015

“The UK consumer market is now seen as key to the ongoing growth of this sector which is why we attracted so many international companies to the event.”

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USA: Halal Food Exporter Detained Until Sentencing

| 03/08/2015 | Reply
USA: Halal Food Exporter Detained Until Sentencing

After a 3.5-day jury trial in July, Aossey was convicted on 15 counts, including conspiracy, making false statements on export certificates, and wire fraud.

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E-commerce takes off in Indonesia as Internet user base expands

| 03/08/2015 | Reply
E-commerce takes off in Indonesia as Internet user base expands

An online retailer of Islamic fashion, HijUp last week received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Emtek Group, Fenox Venture Capital and 500 Startups.

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Modest Fashion at GlES Roundtable Series in Italy

| 02/08/2015 | Reply
Modest Fashion at GlES Roundtable Series in Italy

Critical key challenges and opportunities in the global Islamic economy sector for modest fashion brands were discussed at a one-day roundtable on the global Islamic economy sector.

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Australia: Halal committee receives hundreds of views

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
Australia: Halal committee receives hundreds of views

Source: AAP Hundreds of submissions have been sent to a parliamentary committee investigating the third party certification of food, with halal the hot topic. More than 500 submissions have been made in preparation for a Senate committee investigation into the hot topic of the halal certification of food in Australia. The majority voiced opposition to […]

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Korea’s Caffe Bene receives halal certification

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
Korea’s Caffe Bene receives halal certification

The newly acquired halal certification is set to pave the way for the coffee chain to expand its presence in the Middle East, according to Caffe Bene.

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UK: Halal Baby food venture curries favour with leading retailers

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
UK: Halal Baby food venture curries favour with leading retailers

‘for aisha’ started three years ago and has just agreed a deal with supermarket giant Asda. The venture is the first Halal baby food range in pouches in the UK.

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Muslim Lifestyle Expo, 1-2 August 2015, Ricoh Centre, Coventry

| 30/07/2015 | Reply
Muslim Lifestyle Expo, 1-2 August 2015, Ricoh Centre, Coventry

Organised to celebrate the diversity of Muslim culture, exhibitions will cover a variety of areas including food, fashion, travel, health and finance.

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Australia: Frequently asked questions about Halal Certification

| 29/07/2015 | Reply
Australia:  Frequently asked questions about Halal Certification

HALAL certification and its place in the Australian grocery market is a consumer debate still cluttered by rumours and innuendo.

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Opinion: Is Halal Meat Healthier than Conventional Meat?

| 29/07/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Is Halal Meat Healthier than Conventional Meat?

Halal refers to Muslim criteria for how food is raised slaughtered and prepared. But do the requirements make the food healthier?

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Denmark Bans Unstunned Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

| 29/07/2015 | Reply
Denmark Bans Unstunned Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

Denmark enacted a sweeping ban on unstunned religious slaughter of animals Monday, prompting a furious backlash from Jewish and Muslim community representatives.

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Demand for Halal meat picks up pace

| 28/07/2015 | Reply
Demand for Halal meat picks up pace

The drive to develop of an international standard for Halal meat allied to watertight accreditation schemes is gathering pace.

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Philippines: OIC panel’s halal consent for Mindanao agency

| 26/07/2015 | Reply
Philippines: OIC panel’s halal consent for Mindanao agency

SMIIC, which is based in Turkey, permitted the Department of Science and Technology-Region 12 (DOST-12) to adopt the OIC’s unified halal standards,

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Indonesia: Halal Implementation – Halal Product Assurance Law

| 22/07/2015 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal Implementation – Halal Product Assurance Law

As the Indonesia government prepares the implementing regulations for the 2014 Halal Law, what can stakeholders expect?

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HalalFocus founder giving talk at Muslim Lifestyle Expo, Coventry

| 16/07/2015 | Reply
HalalFocus founder giving talk at Muslim Lifestyle Expo, Coventry

Abdalhamid Evans, senior strategist at Imarat Consultants and founder of HalalFocus will be giving a talk with Q&A at the Muslim Lifestyle Expo MLE in Coventry on 1st August at 11am.

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The Halal Guys Opening Franchise Locations In Canada

| 16/07/2015 | Reply
The Halal Guys Opening Franchise Locations In Canada

The Halal Guys, the innovative American Halal food concept based in New York City, has announced the signing of a 5-unit franchise deal for territories in Toronto.

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US fashion labels target under-served Muslim market

| 16/07/2015 | Reply
US fashion labels target under-served Muslim market

American labels may be pushing so-called Ramadan fashion overseas, but Muslim designers say there is a demand for it in the United States too.

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