Category: UK

Opinion: Vegan options are set to increase even more in 2018, says GlobalData

| 21/12/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Vegan options are set to increase even more in 2018, says GlobalData

2017 has seen some landmark vegan products launched by major brands: McDonalds released a vegan burger, Pizza Hut launched a vegan pizza, and Asda began stocking vegan mince pies.

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Poland: Poultry producer launches exports to UK

| 15/12/2017 | Reply
Poland: Poultry producer launches exports to UK

“Imposing a ban on non-stun slaughter could generate losses for both meat processors and breeders,” Zarzycki said. “We export such meat to France, Lebanon and Germany, and we also sell it in Poland.?”

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UAE, UK keen to explore Islamic finance synergies

| 14/12/2017 | Reply
UAE, UK keen to explore Islamic finance synergies

London Lord Mayor looks forward to further strengthening the existing relationship and exploring synergies in Islamic finance between the City of London and the DIEDC.

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UK: Focus on future at free producer open meetings

| 12/12/2017 | Reply
UK: Focus on future at free producer open meetings

Beef and sheep producers are invited to a series of open meetings across the country to find out how AHDB Beef & Lamb is ensuring the industry is fit for the future.

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UK: Food supplied by ‘Halal World’ no longer available at 19 Asda stores

| 11/12/2017 | Reply
UK: Food supplied by ‘Halal World’ no longer available at 19 Asda stores

Asda confirmed they had ‘removed 19 Halal World counters from their stores and said that they would be replacing them all with a new offer soon, with four stores already converted to the new supplier.

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UK: London’s halal economy is primed for global footprint

| 11/12/2017 | Reply
UK: London’s halal economy is primed for global footprint

As the world’s Islamic population continues to grow at a rapid pace, young and wealthy millennials are increasingly demanding consumer products that fit their faith.

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London-based premium halal food brand Haloodies offers a recipe for growth

| 11/12/2017 | Reply
London-based premium halal food brand Haloodies offers a recipe for growth

The market is flooded with halal from questionable sources and at low prices; this blocks brands with more trusted supply sources to enter the market in certain sales channels.

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UK: Farm visit for Halal sector stakeholders

| 07/12/2017 | Reply
UK: Farm visit for Halal sector stakeholders

“We have received excellent feedback from the event and as result AHDB are planning to make this farm visit an annual event.”

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UK: ‘Parma 2064’ Halal Parmigiano Reggiano cheese has launched in London

| 26/11/2017 | 1 Reply
UK: ‘Parma 2064’ Halal Parmigiano Reggiano cheese has launched in London

Parma 2064, the World’s first Halal approved Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese launched and won it’s first award at the World Cheese Awards.

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UK: Veganism presents rapidly growing opportunity for UK retailers

| 22/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Veganism presents rapidly growing opportunity for UK retailers

November is vegan month in the UK and with more shoppers are turning to veganism as consumers show a greater concern for the environment and the welfare of animals.

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UK: Non-stun halal abattoirs far more likely to break animal welfare rules

| 18/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Non-stun halal abattoirs far more likely to break animal welfare rules

Leading vets last night called for an investigation into why non-stun halal abattoirs had a much higher rate of welfare violations.

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UK: The $4.5Billion Halal Market opportunity and how to access it

| 15/11/2017 | Reply
UK: The $4.5Billion Halal Market opportunity and how to access it

Throughout the week at Food Matters Live being held in London at ExCel, 21-23 November 2017, Halal industry leaders, London Halal Food Festival, will bring together experts from the halal industry.

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UK: Mandatory CCTV in abattoirs to be introduced in 2018

| 13/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Mandatory CCTV in abattoirs to be introduced in 2018

Legislation is expected to be introduced in the New Year, and come into force in the Spring, with all slaughterhouses required to comply following an adjustment period of up to 6 months.

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UK: Are Skittles vegan, vegetarian or halal?

| 04/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Are Skittles vegan, vegetarian or halal?

So, what about one of our favourite sweets? Skittles has been a delightfully sugary, sweet and tangy snack for years, but can we eat them?

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UK: 13,000 attend world’s biggest Muslim lifestyle show in Manchester

| 02/11/2017 | Reply
UK: 13,000 attend world’s biggest Muslim lifestyle show in Manchester

MLE has been created to provide a unique marketing platform for global brands and businesses to engage with the Muslim consumer.

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UK: Canadian entrepreneurs exhibit at Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Canadian entrepreneurs exhibit at Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017

One from Toronto was selling ‘Halal Socks’, and the other from Montreal was selling Hajj rucksacks with a difference.

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Opinion: It isn’t just halal slaughter that Britain needs to make more humane

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: It isn’t just halal slaughter that Britain needs to make more humane

As a Muslim I support Lancashire’s ban on non-stunned halal meat in schools. But how we treat the animals we eat is the issue here – not religious compliance.

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UK: 5 Amazing Halal Restaurants In London

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
UK: 5 Amazing Halal Restaurants In London

There are many choices available from fine-dining restaurants serving Halal food, to informal cafes and diners serving varied international and local Halal cuisines.

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UK: The Halal Council opposes religious discrimination in the name of animal welfare

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
UK: The Halal Council opposes religious discrimination in the name of animal welfare

Of particular interest for non-stun Food Business Operators is the importance being set on applying EU standards to imports and in promoting animal welfare in exports and the markets of non-EU countries.

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UK: UK Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 attracts thousands

| 29/10/2017 | Reply
UK: UK Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 attracts thousands

Rauf Mirza said they, as the MLE, “have tried for three years to project a more positive image about British Muslims by all moderate lifestyle aspects people enjoy”.

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