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UK: Morrisons to trial first halal counter

| 01/12/2014 | Reply
UK: Morrisons to trial first halal counter

Morrisons will pilot its first-ever stand-alone halal meat concession at its re-fitted Preston North End store.

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Malaysia: Marrybrown eyes Europe entry

| 01/12/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Marrybrown eyes Europe entry

Home-grown fast food restaurant chain, Marrybrown Sdn Bhd, which has sustained its presence in the international markets, is looking to penetrate into Europe

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UAE: BRF opens Abu Dhabi plant

| 27/11/2014 | Reply
UAE: BRF opens Abu Dhabi plant

The unit inaugurated this Wednesday (26th) in the United Arab Emirates capital will process poultry-based products for distribution to Middle East countries.

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China: Feeding the faithful

| 26/11/2014 | Reply
China: Feeding the faithful

Halal food manufacturers in Northwest China want to become household names around the world.

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HH Prince Khalid bin Saud opens Foodex Saudi 2014

| 26/11/2014 | Reply
HH Prince Khalid bin Saud opens Foodex Saudi 2014

The second edition of Foodex Saudi was inaugurated yesterday by HH Prince Khalid bin Saud bin Khalid bin Turki Al Saud, Deputy Chairman of the Meteorology and Environmental Protection Technical Affairs.

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USA: Global Perspectives Entrepreneurs Driving Change at AMCC

| 22/11/2014 | Reply
USA: Global Perspectives Entrepreneurs Driving Change at AMCC

The 5th American Muslim Consumer Conference (AMCC) provided a first rate experience for many new attendees who expressed positive accolades after hearing perspectives from successful industry leaders.

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Opinion: Regulating the sacred: why the US halal food industry needs better oversight

| 21/11/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Regulating the sacred: why the US halal food industry needs better oversight

The superior quality of its products has made the US a leader in the global market for food prepared by Islamic standards.

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Shariah Beer Thirst Shows Halal Stock Promise

| 20/11/2014 | Reply
Shariah Beer Thirst Shows Halal Stock Promise

The popularity of Halal products such as Barbican that comply with the Quran’s tenets helped drive a 4.6 percent gain in the SAMI Halal Food Index of shares this year.

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7 things about Saudi Arabia’s F&B industry that every foreign investor should know

| 19/11/2014 | Reply
7 things about Saudi Arabia’s F&B industry that every foreign investor should know

Saudi Arabia is the single-largest food market in the Gulf, accounting for more than 60% of the region’s total food consumption….

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The Muslim Green: American Muslim Market Study 2014-15

| 18/11/2014 | Reply
The Muslim Green: American Muslim Market Study 2014-15

The 2014-15 Study builds on DinarStandard’s 2011 Report on the American Muslim consumer market.

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Opinion: Christians and Muslims have co-existed peacefully before and must do so again

| 18/11/2014 | 1 Reply
Opinion:  Christians and Muslims have co-existed peacefully before and must do so again

“Shall I not inform you of a better act than fasting, alms and prayers? Making peace between one another: enmity and malice tear up heavenly rewards by the roots.”

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Opinion: Is Halal understanding cross contamination?

| 17/11/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Is Halal understanding cross contamination?

The halal industry and the certification bodies seem to have missed the boat on cross contamination challenges for halal certified products.

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UK: Welcome to Hotel Sharia

| 15/11/2014 | Reply
UK: Welcome to Hotel Sharia

An exclusive hotel has banned alcohol and pork after being taken over by a Middle Eastern businessman who wants to run it ‘in accordance with Sharia law’.

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UK: Alchemiya – TV In Good Faith

| 14/11/2014 | Reply
UK: Alchemiya – TV In Good Faith

Tired of flipping through television channels and finding programs that are either dull and boring or morally degrading? – you may want to tune in to Alchemiya. It is a good, clean entertainment venue for the whole family.

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UK: NSA urges caution over stun labels

| 14/11/2014 | Reply
UK: NSA urges caution over stun labels

NEW MEAT labelling laws that would differentiate between animals that are stunned before slaughter and those that are not could have ‘unintended consequences’ on the UK lamb market.

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Can halal beauty products thrive in India?

| 14/11/2014 | Reply
Can halal beauty products thrive in India?

Two sisters, in Ahmedabad in Gujarat, are looking at this Halal make-up “niche market” with plans to start exporting outside India early next year.

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New ‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report due soon

| 13/11/2014 | Reply
New ‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report due soon

In the run-up to the new edition of the SGIE report, we felt it might be useful to our readers to review the first edition from November 2013.

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Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi 2014 to provide platform for F&B sector

| 13/11/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi 2014 to provide platform for F&B sector

Saudi Food Forum 17-20 November 2014 focuses on responsible development of Saudi Arabia’s $70 billion F&B industry.

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UK: Parliamentary Debate on Halal and Kosher (lamb, sheep and beef)

| 12/11/2014 | Reply
UK: Parliamentary Debate on Halal and Kosher (lamb, sheep and beef)

For anyone who is interested, here is the full transcript of the parliamentary debate that took place on 5th November 2014. It is more interesting than one might think. Full transcript is available as pdf here

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UK: Alchemiya TV – reframing the image of Islam

| 11/11/2014 | Reply
UK: Alchemiya TV – reframing the image of Islam

Alchemiya sets out as a new and unique online television channel that aims to “present the world’s best content about Muslim life”.

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