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U.S. PE firm Frost Capital acquires Affinis Labs in $8 mln deal

| 07/09/2019
U.S. PE firm Frost Capital acquires Affinis Labs in $8 mln deal

The two companies said in a statement that the acquisition will enable Affinis Labs to “extend its offerings to disadvantaged communities and new regional markets around the world”.

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UK: Food fraud on the rise, claims research

| 26/08/2019
UK: Food fraud on the rise, claims research

The report suggests that illegal beef production from unapproved premises or without the proper inspections account for almost 43% of reported fraud in the global beef supply chain.

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Interview: Shahed Amanullah – Can Capitalism be Ethical?

| 26/08/2019
Interview: Shahed Amanullah – Can Capitalism be Ethical?

This interview with Shahed Amanullah is describing the type of work that has driven him for the past few years with value-anchored entrepreneurs that has showed him the way to move things forward NOW!

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Ethical fashion trends: Sustainability leads Twitter mentions in Q2 2019

| 25/08/2019
Ethical fashion trends: Sustainability leads Twitter mentions in Q2 2019

GlobalData tracks the top 100 influencers in ethical fashion via its Influencer platform.

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UK: The Ummah app has been making waves around the globe

| 16/08/2019
UK: The Ummah app has been making waves around the globe

The app designed “for Muslims by Muslims” includes prayer times, Islamic quotes, reminders, faith-based daily passages, a halal food finder and social messaging.

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Opinion: The ‘Green Pound’ of Muslim spending could save the British economy after Brexit

| 16/08/2019
Opinion: The ‘Green Pound’ of Muslim spending could save the British economy after Brexit

As Brexit looms, there is a strong economic argument for businesses to tap into the Halal economy, of which modest fashion is a growing part.

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UK: Gulf-UK tourism rises by 9% in Q1, says VisitBritain

| 14/08/2019
UK: Gulf-UK tourism rises by 9% in Q1, says VisitBritain

Those visitors spent £382 million in the UK in the first three months of 2019 – up six per cent on the first quarter of 2018 spend levels.

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UK: Ethical shoppers get hooked on ‘fake fish’

| 10/08/2019
UK: Ethical shoppers get hooked on ‘fake fish’

In Britain as a whole, the number of stores selling Tuno, a fishless canned tuna, has expanded from 300 to 2,000 in the 11 weeks since it was introduced.

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UK: Chicken farming: birds ‘spend final days in agony’

| 10/08/2019
UK: Chicken farming: birds ‘spend final days in agony’

Chickens reared by companies supplying Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Aldi are apparently collapsing under their own weight and may be spending their final days in pain.

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UK: Why are shops in Iraq stocking up on Scottish sweets?

| 09/08/2019 | Reply
UK: Why are shops in Iraq stocking up on Scottish sweets?

In northern Iraq, shops are rushing to fill their shelves with sweets. The Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, or Festival of the Sacrifice, is approaching – and it is an important part of the year for confectionery businesses.

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UK: British livestock farming and the supply of lambs for Qurbani

| 06/08/2019 | Reply
UK: British livestock farming and the supply of lambs for Qurbani

As Muslims around the world prepare for the annual festival of thanksgiving or sacrifice, many will be making arrangements for procuring eligible animals to offer for Qurbani.

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UK: Muslim Council of Britain Calls for Halal Vaccine

| 31/07/2019 | Reply
UK: Muslim Council of Britain Calls for Halal Vaccine

The council said that Fluenz is not halal as it contains gelatin from pigs. Fluenz, a nasal spray that prevents the flu, is set to be given to every healthy child of primary school age in England.

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UK: George Eustice and AIMS clash in debate around religious slaughter

| 18/07/2019 | Reply
UK: George Eustice and AIMS clash in debate around religious slaughter

Former Agriculture Minister, George Eustice, requested the right of response to views expressed by AIMS (Association of Independent Meat Suppliers) on stunning immediately after the cut.

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UK: Halal Guys see sales drop following UberEats delisting

| 18/07/2019 | Reply
UK: Halal Guys see sales drop following UberEats delisting

Until recently the food delivery service has allowed new operators awaiting an inspection to be listed on the platform.

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UK: AIMS responds to former Defra minster Eustice’s U-turn on religious slaughter

| 11/07/2019 | Reply
UK: AIMS responds to former Defra minster Eustice’s U-turn on religious slaughter

George Eustice, now believes that stunning immediately after the cut in religious slaughter should be encouraged to mitigate the adverse effects of slaughter without stunning.

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UK: London VC Hambro Perks to invest in ‘two to three’ Islamic startups

| 04/07/2019 | Reply
UK: London VC Hambro Perks to invest in ‘two to three’ Islamic startups

The UK has rubberstamped its reputation as Europe’s Islamic economy hub by hosting its first halal startup pitch event.

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UK: HFA held its 5th Halal Industry Conference in London

| 04/07/2019 | Reply
UK: HFA held its 5th Halal Industry Conference in London

HFA celebrated its 25-year anniversary by holding another high profile and well supported 5th Annual HFA Halal Industry Conference (HHIC) 2019, which was held at Hilton Kensington London.

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UK is being left behind by other developed nations when it comes to legislation on religious slaughter

| 03/07/2019 | Reply
UK is being left behind by other developed nations when it comes to legislation on religious slaughter

Former Defra minister, George Eustice MP writes on his Westminster Hall debate on the religious slaughter of farm animals.

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UK: British Muslim shoppers found wanting during Ramadan

| 28/05/2019 | Reply
UK: British Muslim shoppers found wanting during Ramadan

Ahead of the Islamic holiday Eid al-Fitr in June, British Muslim shoppers are stocking up for what is the biggest religious event of the year.

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UK: Morrisons the first supermarket to ban fruit plastic packaging

| 24/05/2019 | Reply
UK: Morrisons the first supermarket to ban fruit plastic packaging

When Morrisons customers buy loose fruit and veg, they can either take them through the checkout loose or bag them in Morrisons recyclable paper bags.

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