Category: Asia

Singapore: ITB Asia to launch Muslim Travel Hub and Pavilion

| 13/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: ITB Asia to launch Muslim Travel Hub and Pavilion

ITB Asia is set to focus on the US$180 billion Muslim travel market this year as it partners with key experts, CrescentRating and Halal Trip for the 3rd edition of the Halal in Travel summit.

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Bangladesh: Govt, businesses’ efforts emphasised to tap into $2t global halal market

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
Bangladesh: Govt, businesses’ efforts emphasised to tap into $2t global halal market

Bangladesh Investment Development Authority executive chairman suggested that a separate economic zone could be established for manufacturing halal products.

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Brunei seeks regional Halal industry hub status

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
Brunei seeks regional Halal industry hub status

Brunei is working towards positioning itself as a Halal industry hub in the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) and ASEAN regions.

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UAE provides technical support to the Philippines to unify the Halal industry

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
UAE provides technical support to the Philippines to unify the Halal industry

The UAE, supports the Halal products sector in Republic of the Philippines, through technical cooperation and exchange of experiences.

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Where are the B2B Halal e-commerce Platforms Now?

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Where are the B2B Halal e-commerce Platforms Now?

The three dedicated halal trade and e-commerce platforms— DagangHalal, Zilzar and AladdinStreet—have not been doing well.

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Singapore: Helping probiotics to help you

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Helping probiotics to help you

The general health benefits associated with consuming foods and beverages with probiotic strains have driven demand for them up dramatically.

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Singapore: Discover the Nutraceuticals Industry at Vitafoods Asia

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Discover the Nutraceuticals Industry at Vitafoods Asia

Visitors to the upcoming Vitafoods Asia Exhibition and Conference will discover all aspects of the development and application of nutraceuticals.

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Dubai Chamber promotes Dubai as strategic hub for Belarusian food exporters

| 01/08/2018 | Reply
Dubai Chamber promotes Dubai as strategic hub for Belarusian food exporters

Khan: We have seen strong interest from food exporters in Eurasia that are very keen to cooperate with Dubai on food security.

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Japan: Mosque-on-wheels & Halal Tourism

| 31/07/2018 | Reply
Japan: Mosque-on-wheels & Halal Tourism

In anticipation of an influx of Muslim tourists for the next Summer Olympics, Japan’s Yasu Project, is pitching its mosque-on-wheels concept to the Tokyo Olympic Committee.

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UAE’s recognition of Indonesia’s National Accreditation Committee halal certificates

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UAE’s recognition of Indonesia’s National Accreditation Committee halal certificates

Under the MoU, ESMA will recognise halal certificates issued by KAN and products certified by certification bodies accredited KAN, based on UAE halal requirements set by ESMA.

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Islamic countries may soon require ‘Halal’ certification

| 23/07/2018 | Reply
Islamic countries may soon require ‘Halal’ certification

Philippine exporters to certain Islamic countries may need to strengthen their certification protocols, as Middle Eastern states are reportedly planning to require Halal labeling.

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Islamic jurisprudence and the status of arthropods

| 18/07/2018 | Reply
Islamic jurisprudence and the status of arthropods

Arthropoda being the biggest animal phylum of this planet is the fraternity of tiny living organisms. Their consumption has been a diverse subject amongst the various Islamic Schools.

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Singapore: Vitafoods Asia expands by 40% in 2018

| 12/07/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Vitafoods Asia expands by 40% in 2018

The go-to business exchange for the nutraceuticals industry, Vitafoods Asia returns to Singapore in 2018, evolving with new exhibitors including Kerry and Plantex.

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Malaysia: CCM named Halal Pharmaceutical Company of the Year at the 2018 Malaysia Excellence Awards

| 05/07/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: CCM named Halal Pharmaceutical Company of the Year at the 2018 Malaysia Excellence Awards

The ASEAN healthcare market is predicted to be worth $137 billion in 2025 with opportunities for generic and halal pharmaceuticals.

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Brazil’s BRF confirms 16 plants will go in restructuring exercise

| 04/07/2018 | Reply
Brazil’s BRF confirms 16 plants will go in restructuring exercise

Restructuring exercise to focus activities on its core markets in Brazil, Asia and “halal” countries as it seeks to increase its capital structure and reduce leverage.

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Japan’s First Halal Hotel Opens Near Mount Fuji

| 01/06/2018 | Reply
Japan’s First Halal Hotel Opens Near Mount Fuji

The Japanese government’s push to woo foreign visitors to the country has largely been led by the Japan Tourism Agency and other entities working at the national level.

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Indonesia: Non-food products tap into huge Muslim market in Halal boom

| 28/05/2018 | Reply
Indonesia: Non-food products tap into huge Muslim market in Halal boom

Indonesia’s growing Muslim consumer base has inspired companies to promote the halal label in their products, even if the brands sell non-food products.

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Russian meat giants drive up halal exports

| 23/05/2018 | Reply
Russian meat giants drive up halal exports

So far, Russia has mainly exported Halal poultry, but exports may soon expand to beef supplied abroad, primarily from Russian agricultural holding Miratorg.

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Blockchain Powered Halal Chain Launched in Dubai and Indonesia

| 21/05/2018 | Reply
Blockchain Powered Halal Chain Launched in Dubai and Indonesia

HalalChain, a blockchain based platform specialized in the traceability of halal industry products, was launched at the Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA).

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MoU with Tatarstan Investment Development Agency at Kazan Summit 2018

| 13/05/2018 | Reply
MoU with Tatarstan Investment Development Agency at Kazan Summit 2018

The new MoU will help open up investment opportunities and the potential for sustainable growth of sharia-compliant products and services.

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