Category: UK

UK: AHDB showcase lamb industry Halal market at major event

| 03/11/2016 | Reply
UK: AHDB showcase lamb industry Halal market at major event

Live cooking and butchery demonstrations are an element of AHDB Beef & Lamb’s year-round focus on supporting the Halal market.

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UK: Over 12k visitors attend UK’s largest Muslim lifestyle expo

| 03/11/2016 | Reply
UK:  Over 12k visitors attend UK’s largest Muslim lifestyle expo

The Muslim Lifestyle Expo 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: Traditional Halal launches a new Stun-Free certification mark and logo

| 02/11/2016 | Reply
UK: Traditional Halal launches a new Stun-Free certification mark and logo

Halal Food Authority (HFA) has taken the move to create a dedicated certification scheme and mark for their stun-free certified meat and poultry, namely Traditional Halal.

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Indonesian Muslim fashion brand penetrates British market

| 02/11/2016 | Reply
Indonesian Muslim fashion brand penetrates British market

Indonesian Muslim fashion brand Elzatta Dauky by Elhijab successfully penetrated the UK market at the Muslim Lifestyle Expo in Manchester.

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UK: Tamese&Jackson launches with three unisex ranges

| 02/11/2016 | Reply
UK: Tamese&Jackson launches with three unisex ranges

Sapona is pleased to announce the launch of Tamese&Jackson, a premium brand of wholesome (tayyib) personal care products.

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UK: The rise of the Muslim female entrepreneur

| 31/10/2016 | Reply
UK: The rise of the Muslim female entrepreneur

BBC Business News Business is often said to be a male-dominated world, and in the Muslim community – where female modesty is held at a premium – one might think that was doubly the case. However, a new crop of female Muslim entrepreneurs is defying this stereotype while cashing in on the rapidly growing market […]

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UK: Does Halal meat mean ‘animals are dying in pain’?

| 26/10/2016 | Reply
UK: Does Halal meat mean ‘animals are dying in pain’?

British Muslims are divided over whether pre-slaughter stunning is a legitimate practice. But the study concluded that it is increasingly being considered forbidden.

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Northern Irish produce gaining ground in UAE

| 23/10/2016 | Reply
Northern Irish produce gaining ground in UAE

From 2011 to 2015, this tiny nation has seen an increase of 24 per cent when it comes to food and beverage exports to the Middle East & Africa (MEA).

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UK: The rise and rise of the UK’s Muslim mumpreneurs

| 21/10/2016 | Reply
UK: The rise and rise of the UK’s Muslim mumpreneurs

Say hello to a rising crop of female Muslim mumpreneurs who are shattering stereotypes and inspiring confidence in fellow women to start new businesses.

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Saudi Arabia set to become world’s biggest tech investor

| 19/10/2016 | Reply
Saudi Arabia set to become world’s biggest tech investor

The Kingdom is joining forces with Japan’s Softbank to create a giant $100 billion fund which could become a dominant player in the industry.

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How Britain’s young Muslims are tapping into a £2 trillion market

| 16/10/2016 | Reply
How Britain’s young Muslims are tapping into a £2 trillion market

Generation M’s entrepreneurs are catering for an affluent group ignored by the big brands.

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UK: World’s biggest brands to take part in UK’s largest Muslim Lifestyle Expo

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
UK: World’s biggest brands to take part in UK’s largest Muslim Lifestyle Expo

Rauf Mirza, Director of the Muslim Lifestyle Expo, said: “The exhibition is aimed at being a family-friendly and culturally diverse event to promote the positive and vibrant aspects of British Muslims.

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UK: The perception and acceptability of pre-slaughter and post-slaughter stunning for Halal production

| 06/10/2016 | Reply
UK: The perception and acceptability of pre-slaughter and post-slaughter stunning for Halal production

This Report is based on the views of Islamic scholars and Halal consumers.

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UK: Traditional Halal – National Launch of labelled Stun Free certification

| 04/10/2016 | Reply
UK: Traditional Halal – National Launch of labelled Stun Free certification

This certification scheme is categorically developed to label meat and poultry that is produced without the use of stunning of any kind with animal welfare and quality at the forefront.

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Opinion: Halal and Tayyib – the next wave

| 11/09/2016 | 1 Reply
Opinion: Halal and Tayyib – the next wave

In all the excitement of the Big Numbers, there is an underlying feeling that something is missing from the picture of Halal.

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UK: Is your Qurbani really acceptable?

| 06/09/2016 | 2 Replies
UK: Is your Qurbani really acceptable?

Over 2.5m Qurbani are performed every year by the Muslim community here in the UK, but the UK is unable assure the Muslim community of genuine Qurbani.

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Top French court overturns burkini ban

| 26/08/2016 | Reply
Top French court overturns burkini ban

Binding decision is expected to set a legal precedent for all the 30 or so French resort municipalities that issued decrees banning the full-body bathing suits.

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UK: Food Standards Agency will publish all non-stunned ritual slaughters

| 22/08/2016 | 1 Reply
UK:  Food Standards Agency will publish all non-stunned ritual slaughters

There are exemptions to pre-stunning for Shechita (Jewish) and halal (Muslim) slaughter methods but about 84 per cent of animals slaughtered by the halal method are pre-stunned.

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Opinion: If we can’t ban halal meat, we should at least label it

| 09/08/2016 | Reply
Opinion: If we can’t ban halal meat, we should at least label it

The UK now carries out more halal slaughter than the rest of Europe. Most of us eat Halal meat unwittingly on a daily basis without being labelled as such.

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UK: Mayor opens Halal butchers in Asda, High Wycombe

| 03/08/2016 | Reply
UK: Mayor opens Halal butchers in Asda, High Wycombe

Recently rolled out to some of the other 614 Asda stores, ‘Haji Baba’ will offer customers different varieties of meat, handled and prepared using Halal butchery techniques.

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