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Category: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: Could lab-grown meat be in Saudi Arabia’s future?

| 06/03/2019 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Could lab-grown meat be in Saudi Arabia’s future?

We have to keep an eye on technologies and how they emerge. We have all heard about how meat production is shifting from the normal farm to labs.

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Opinion: Meeting demands of the Halal Industry

| 03/03/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Meeting demands of the Halal Industry

The global halal market is set to grow at an exponential rate driven by increasing demand from the Muslim as well as non-Muslim population.

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Saudi Arabia: Freed Saudis Resurface Billions Poorer After Prince’s Crackdown

| 03/02/2019 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Freed Saudis Resurface Billions Poorer After Prince’s Crackdown

The crown prince said a total of about $107 billion — a mix of cash, real estate, companies and securities — has been recovered from 87 people.

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Azerbaijani companies expand business ties with Saudi Arabia

| 28/12/2018 | Reply
Azerbaijani companies expand business ties with Saudi Arabia

Azerbaijan Export & Investment Promotion Foundation organized an export mission to Riyadh, capital city of Saudi Arabia, to promote Azerbaijani local products under the Made in Azerbaijan brand .

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Saudi Arabian opportunities for Australian beef, lamb exports

| 14/12/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabian opportunities for Australian beef, lamb exports

INTEGRITY systems, quality and consistency mean Australia is perfectly placed to capitalise on a fast-growing Saudi Arabian meat export market, with opportunities particularly for Australian lamb.

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Saudi Arabia: 2018 Gulfwest Food Expo held in Jeddah

| 04/12/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: 2018 Gulfwest Food Expo held in Jeddah

US beef exports to Saudi Arabia are expected to reach $15 million this year and are projected to reach $30 million in 2019.

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OIC countries seek to be dependent on their own Halal vaccines

| 22/11/2018 | Reply
OIC countries seek to be dependent on their own Halal vaccines

Of the 57 OIC member states, only seven are vaccine producers and only a few produce export-quality medicines. Islamic countries need to collaborate on vaccine products.

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Saudi food exports to rise even as Saudi Foodex 2018 opens

| 14/11/2018 | Reply
Saudi food exports to rise even as Saudi Foodex 2018 opens

Prince Abdulaziz Bin Nawwaf Bin Abdulaziz noted that it is expected that Saudi food exports will jump to the list of non-oil exports over the next five years.

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Saudi Arabia: Makkah ideal place to review arbitration of Halal food criteria: OIC chief

| 07/11/2018 | 1 Reply
Saudi Arabia: Makkah ideal place to review arbitration of Halal food criteria: OIC chief

OIC Secretary General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen asserted that Makkah is the ideal venue to examine and discuss the concepts of arbitration and bolster criteria relevant to Halal food.

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Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League Launches Halal Identification System

| 26/09/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League Launches Halal Identification System

By announcing the launch of the advanced halal identification system, the MWL confirms that it is the only authority responsible for certifying Islamic centers and examination companies.

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Saudi Arabia starts high-speed train services between Makkah and Madinah

| 18/09/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia starts high-speed train services between Makkah and Madinah

The 450km line will link the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah and the King Abdullah Economic City of Rabigh.

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Saudi grand mufti praises MWL’s control of halal meat imports

| 03/09/2018 | Reply
Saudi grand mufti praises MWL’s control of halal meat imports

A royal decree gave the MWL sole responsibly for issuing halal certificates, in recognition of its international-relations expertise in coordinating and cooperating with local and international bodies.

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Major summit to prescribe local expansion for fast-growing sector in Saudi Arabia

| 27/08/2018 | Reply
Major summit to prescribe local expansion for fast-growing sector in Saudi Arabia

Localization of Saudi Arabia’s fast-growing, multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical industry will top the agenda at a high-profile food and drug conference in Riyadh next month.

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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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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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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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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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Saudi appetite for organic food said to be growing – survey

| 10/05/2018 | Reply
Saudi appetite for organic food said to be growing – survey

Ethical food choice motives – concern for environment (19 percent) and animal welfare (12 percent) – also have a strong influence on consumers’ attitudes.

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Saudi Prince Advocates Healthier Living With Region-Wide Vegan Restaurant

| 06/05/2018 | Reply
Saudi Prince Advocates Healthier Living With Region-Wide Vegan Restaurant

Prince Khaled will be opening at least 10 restaurants in the UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, and Jordan.

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