Category: Asia

Malaysia: Review of halal-related research and PHD theses

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Review of halal-related research and PHD theses

In this burgeoning industry, PhD theses are often the catalysts for new thinking or the inspiration for new product development.

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Malaysia eyes new progress in regionalising halal standards

| 03/04/2015 | Reply
Malaysia eyes new progress in regionalising halal standards

“This is something that we need to work on in the next few months, before we declare ourselves as an ASEAN Economic Community,” Mustapa said.

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WHS: Global Halal Market’s Immense Potential Acknowledged

| 03/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: Global Halal Market’s Immense Potential Acknowledged

The current state of the global Islamic economy and the role of accreditation in regulating the global Halal food market.

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Malaysia: Need for global halal standards

| 02/04/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Need for global halal standards

Delegates from various Muslim countries are calling for a worldwide supreme board or council to coordinate and standardise halal certification.

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Turkish minister: Int’l council needed for halal food

| 02/04/2015 | Reply
Turkish minister: Int’l council needed for halal food

Nurettin Canikli, Minister of Customs and Trade, calls for standardization, certifications amid growth of $1 trillion halal food industry.

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Malaysia’s goal of becoming halal hub rife with challenges

| 01/04/2015 | Reply
Malaysia’s goal of becoming halal hub rife with challenges

Malaysia’s goal to become to the primary halal hub for foods and products are still riddled with challenges.

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Ethica Shares E-Learning Insights at World Halal Summit

| 01/04/2015 | Reply
Ethica Shares E-Learning Insights at World Halal Summit

Experts say the Halal economy needs to more effectively leverage the innate scalability of the internet. This will be discussed by Ethica on Day 2 of the World Halal Summit.

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Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification Management System

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification Management System

Jakim, DagangHalal Introduce World’s First Halal Certification Management System for Halal certification bodies worldwide.

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South Korea: aT leads in boosting halal food exports

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
South Korea: aT leads in boosting halal food exports

The Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corp. (aT) has stepped up efforts to help increase outbound shipments of halal certified food products to Islamic countries.

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Pakistan: Halal Research Council will provide services to promote Halal Industry in Nigeria

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Research Council will provide services to promote Halal Industry in Nigeria

 By Matthew Amlot: CPI Financial Both the organisations will work together for the promotion of Halal industry as Halal Research council will facilitate the LCM consulting Nigeria limited in different aspects of Halal industry like Capacity Building, Research & Development, Shari’ah Advisory etc. As per agreement, LCM will promote the distance learning program of Halal […]

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Plenty of room for halal market share in Japan

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Plenty of room for halal market share in Japan

Japan’s growing interest in halal-related businesses has led the country to look to Malaysia as a gateway to access the over two billion Muslim market.

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Malaysia: Couple’s Hard Work Pays Off With Gulfood Award

| 30/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Couple’s Hard Work Pays Off With Gulfood Award

The couple shared their excitement with the writer after their green tea powder won the Best New Halal Food Award at the Gulfood 2015 event in Dubai.

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Malaysia: Jakim reaffirms zero tolerance towards halal certification malpractices

| 30/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim reaffirms zero tolerance towards halal certification malpractices

Its director-general said this was because such malpractices would affect the integrity of the halal supply chain, and lead to bad reputation of Muslims and Islam as a whole.

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Malaysia: Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2015

| 29/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2015

The two-day convention is themed ‘Halal Certification Bodies Enhance The Transformation Of The Global Halal Industry’.

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Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

| 27/03/2015 | Reply
Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

12th Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS), and six focused forums – is scheduled to be held from 30th March to 4th April 2015 at the KLCC in Malaysia.

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Malaysia: SMES urged to grab opportunities in Halal sector

| 27/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: SMES urged to grab opportunities in Halal sector

International Trade and Industry Minister said only 20 per cent of the demand for halal food and non-food products could be met globally.

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Brunei, Thailand eye joint projects to produce Halal food

| 26/03/2015 | Reply
Brunei, Thailand eye joint projects to produce Halal food

BRUNEI and Thailand pledged to embark on more concrete projects in halal food production after inking a MOU on Agricultural Cooperation yesterday.

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Opinion: Food insecurity – From farmers to financiers

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Food insecurity – From farmers to financiers

There is need to encourage countries to stop using food as a political football, a tool of foreign policy.

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South Korea Gov’t to issue ‘halal’ certificates to restaurants

| 23/03/2015 | Reply
South Korea Gov’t to issue ‘halal’ certificates to restaurants

The government plans to issue “halal” certificates to at least 140 restaurants nationwide, where Muslims can eat food without worrying about the ingredients.

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China building halal capacity

| 23/03/2015 | Reply
China building halal capacity

Local government is looking to establish cattle farms and are reportedly planning steps to guarantee the authenticity of halal food production.

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