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20 tons of ‘Halal’ pork in China

| 03/10/2013 | Reply
20 tons of ‘Halal’ pork in China

Police in Xi’an, the capital of China’s Shaanxi province, have seized more than 20 thousand kilograms of pork being sold off as halal beef products. The pork had been treated with chemicals such as paraffin wax and industrial salts to make it look like beef.

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UK: London Festival Celebrates Halal Food

| 29/09/2013 | Reply
UK: London Festival Celebrates Halal Food

Accommodating the fast growing Muslims population in Britain, the first Halal food exhibition has been held in London to showcase the diversity of halal food, with dozens of exhibitors reflecting a growing market for the new industry all over the world.

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Opinion: Asian countries capture big revenues from Muslim tourists

| 29/09/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Asian countries capture big revenues from Muslim tourists

The move is part of a larger effort throughout Asian countries to capitalize on the growing Muslim middle class in a variety of Asian countries.

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UK: Halal food ‘changing restaurant landscape’

| 28/09/2013 | Reply
UK: Halal food ‘changing restaurant landscape’

According to the latest census, there are 2.7 million Muslims in the UK with a spending power of over estimated in the region of £20bn. The population is rising and in the capital more than one in 10 inhabitants is now Muslim.

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UK: Halal meat sector could get its own assurance scheme

| 27/09/2013 | Reply
UK: Halal meat sector could get its own assurance scheme

The Halal meat sector could get its own assurance scheme, with red meat levy body Eblex currently working on draft proposals ahead on an industry meeting being held next month.

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Malaysia Moving Towards Russian Halal Recognition

| 27/09/2013 | Reply
Malaysia Moving Towards Russian Halal Recognition

Malaysia is working towards having its Halal certification recognised by the Russian Mufti Council in the efforts to penetrate the Russian halal product market.

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Opinion: Why is Halal food so hard to find in Britain?

| 26/09/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Why is Halal food so hard to find in Britain?

Halal meat accounts for up to 15% of meat sales in the UK yet the options for Muslim foodies, or ‘haloodies’, are limited. But a new halal food festival hopes to highlight a market waiting to be tapped.

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Russia: KazanSummit 2013

| 24/09/2013 | Reply
Russia:  KazanSummit 2013

KazanSummit is jointly organized by the Administration of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Federation Council. Tatarstan is becoming the center for international cooperation.

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Malaysia wants Islamic finance industry to ‘look west’

| 24/09/2013 | Reply
Malaysia wants Islamic finance industry to ‘look west’

With the backing of Maybank Islamic Bhd, the World Islamic Economic Foundation (WIEF) is working together with the Greater London Authority to boost trade and investment between Malaysia, the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) and the UK.

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UK: Efficiency at heart of Gafoor Pure Halal expansion

| 24/09/2013 | Reply
UK: Efficiency at heart of Gafoor Pure Halal expansion

The company, which processes its halal-certified poultry meat in a plant 10 minutes from the centre of town, says it has expanded throughput sevenfold over the last eight years, and is now looking to take on more farmers.

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Opinion: Move over organic – the new big business in food is halal

| 22/09/2013 | Reply
Opinion:  Move over organic – the new big business in food is halal

One company seeking to profit from Britain’s taste for halal, worth an estimated £3bn, is DB Foods, the country’s largest meat wholesaler. This week they will launch a new online business, halal2go, to sell direct to consumers.

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Tatarsan: JSC Kazan Meat Factory will be the Official Sponsor of ‘The longest Halal Kebab’

| 21/09/2013 | Reply
Tatarsan: JSC Kazan Meat Factory will be the Official Sponsor of ‘The longest Halal Kebab’

JSC Kazan Meat Factory is one of the largest enterprises for the meat industry in the Republic of Tatarstan. The company is the major national supplier of meat, meat products and canned meat.

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EU: Saudi group Almunajem mulls Doux investment in France

| 21/09/2013 | Reply
EU: Saudi group Almunajem mulls Doux investment in France

Saudi food distributor Almunajem is considering taking a stake in French poultry processor Doux, which is looking to exit administration within two months.

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Australia: Halal expert earns processing industry’s highest honour

| 21/09/2013 | Reply
Australia: Halal expert earns processing industry’s highest honour

As part of his long-standing responsibilities as an AMIC processor board member, Mr Hayes has taken a key role in representing Australia’s interests in the field of Halal certification, allowing Australian exports to access a growing number of Halal-dependent markets around the world.

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UK: World’s largest Halal Food Festival launches in London

| 20/09/2013 | Reply
UK: World’s largest Halal Food Festival launches in London

Halal Food Festival is a three day consumer food show dedicated to foodies who eat halal, or haloodies as they have been coined by the festival founder. It will offer visitors a first time glimpse into the very best that halal has to offer.

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Islamic Finance: Banking on a Stable Future

| 20/09/2013 | Reply
Islamic Finance: Banking on a Stable Future

Confirming Islamic finance to be firmly on the radar of the global business community, Judge Business School in Cambridge is launching a new program to explain to western executives the essential dynamics of competing in the Islamic finance environment.

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UAE: Brazilian Food Group to build production plant in Abu Dhabi

| 19/09/2013 | Reply
UAE: Brazilian Food Group to build production plant in Abu Dhabi

The Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi, announced it has secured a deal that will see BRF invest US$91.3m in the manufacturing and logistics hub’s food cluster. They will produce meat, marinated processed foods and bakery lines.

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UK: London steps up Islamic finance ambitions

| 19/09/2013 | Reply
UK: London steps up Islamic finance ambitions

Britain is encouraging banks through a task force to establish sharia-compliant products, aiming to position London as a Western hub for a fast-growing Islamic finance sector that is expected to reach $2.6 trillion by 2017.

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UAE: European Halal foods firm moves to Dubai

| 19/09/2013 | Reply
UAE: European Halal foods firm moves to Dubai

Dubai FDI, the foreign investment office in the Department of Economic Development (DED), along with the Austria Business Center has facilitated the successful establishment of a European Halal foods company in Dubai.

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UAE: Dubai Exports lines up local food trade at premier Russian show

| 18/09/2013 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Exports lines up local food trade at premier Russian show

The UAE is one of Russia’s leading economic partners and bilateral trade between the two countries rose by 7.5 per cent during the first half of 2013 to reach AED3.3 billion (US$879 million).

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