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Category: Asia

How do you know where your olive oil really comes from?

| 22/03/2019 | Reply
How do you know where your olive oil really comes from?

Food suppliers are making efforts to guarantee the provenance of their food themselves, using new tools such as blockchain technology and tracking supply chains to approach food fraud.

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France: Paris Grand Mosque wants Jakim Halal accreditation

| 20/03/2019 | Reply
France: Paris Grand Mosque wants Jakim Halal accreditation

“The mosque has its own certificate but they want recognition from Jakim as they believe the credibility of Jakim which is very assuring,” the Deputy Prime Minister said.

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UAE and Uzbekistan explore trade, investment partnership prospects

| 15/03/2019 | Reply
UAE and Uzbekistan explore trade, investment partnership prospects

As part of the Committee’s agenda, both countries agreed to enhance economic, trade and technical cooperation based on a number of policies and programmes.

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Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

| 15/03/2019 | Reply
Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

The conference will include HALAL as one of the main discussions as the pharma industry is slowly moving towards providing the wide public with HALAL certified pharmaceuticals.

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Opinion: How can we restore trust in the food industry?

| 12/03/2019 | Reply
Opinion: How can we restore trust in the food industry?

According to surveys, 66% of consumers don’t believe the information which is displayed on the food labels. This has put a growing pressure on food companies and authorities globally.

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Opinion: A Double Halal Helix: Halal Supply Chain for Halal Branding

| 12/03/2019 | Reply
Opinion: A Double Halal Helix: Halal Supply Chain for Halal Branding

The Halal logo is not enough. Products could quickly lose their Halal status when cross-contamination occurs anywhere in the supply chain.

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Philippines looks to Malaysia for revival of BIMP-EAGA, barter trade

| 10/03/2019 | Reply
Philippines looks to Malaysia for revival of BIMP-EAGA, barter trade

Malaysia has consistently been one of the Philippines’ strong trade partners, being the country’s 10th largest trading partner with a total bilateral trade at $6B.

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Philippines: 13 SMEs from Mindanao to join halal showcase in Malaysia

| 08/03/2019 | Reply
Philippines: 13 SMEs from Mindanao to join halal showcase in Malaysia

“Primarily, we want to help our SMEs to tap the export market and present potential investment areas in the Philippines for Malaysian investors,” Datukan said.

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Malaysia: Mahathir to pave way for new areas of M’sian investment in Philippines

| 08/03/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Mahathir to pave way for new areas of M’sian investment in Philippines

Following the ratification of Bangsamoro Organic Law and the setting up of Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA), Rizwan Irwan said it opened up an avenue for the Malaysian government.

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UK: AzkaHalal Brings Ethical Standards To Halal Certification

| 06/03/2019 | Reply
UK: AzkaHalal Brings Ethical Standards To Halal Certification

AzkaHalal is set to take Halal Certification to the next level with introduction of ethical standards to certify any product or service as AzkaHalal. 

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Blockchain for Food Traceability in the Halal Food Industry

| 05/03/2019 | Reply
Blockchain for Food Traceability in the Halal Food Industry

Unblock meetup in Kuala Lumpur, invited some of people to share their views on how the blockchain technology can transform the Halal food industry in Malaysia.

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Halal Market: Investment in an emerging sector

| 04/03/2019 | Reply
Halal Market: Investment in an emerging sector

Multinational companies (MNCs) have long realized the huge potential of Halal sector and the entire parallel economy that can be built through Halal businesses.

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Turkish halal agency receives demand for accreditation, training from abroad

| 04/03/2019 | Reply
Turkish halal agency receives demand for accreditation, training from abroad

Institutions from a number of countries from Spain to Kosovo and from Russia to Croatia have applied to Turkey’s Halal Accreditation Agency (HAK) for accreditation.

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Malaysia: Halal trade show raises the bar

| 04/03/2019 | Reply
Malaysia:  Halal trade show raises the bar

Touted as the world’s largest halal trade show, Mihas 2019 will be held from April 3 to 6 at Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (Mitec) in Kuala Lumpur.

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Opinion: Meeting demands of the Halal Industry

| 03/03/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Meeting demands of the Halal Industry

The global halal market is set to grow at an exponential rate driven by increasing demand from the Muslim as well as non-Muslim population.

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Malaysia: China’s participation in MIHAS 2019 not affected by US-China trade war

| 03/03/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: China’s participation in MIHAS 2019 not affected by US-China trade war

Malaysia could provide an alternative to the Chinese importers affected by the 25 per cent tariffs imposed by the US.

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Opinion: Muslims, the world’s last great untapped market

| 02/03/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Muslims, the world’s last great untapped market

From halal mozzarella to smart hijabs, faith-driven consumers are demanding products that dovetail with their modern lifestyles. A look at where the market is headed – and when

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Growing Need for Multi-stakeholder Approach towards Food Safety in Asia

| 01/03/2019 | Reply
Growing Need for Multi-stakeholder Approach towards Food Safety in Asia

Responsibilities of the private sector were also highlighted at the session and as the producer of food, it is vital that all players possess the necessary knowledge and skills to develop safe products.

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Halal Expo Canada 2019 and HDC announce Media Partnership for WHC2019

| 28/02/2019 | Reply
Halal Expo Canada 2019 and HDC announce Media Partnership for WHC2019

With this media partnership, both organizations will leverage from the marketing opportunities each party has to offer to allow for further market reach.

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Malaysia: SimplySiti eyes 50% sales growth on higher exports

| 27/02/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: SimplySiti eyes 50% sales growth on higher exports

SimplySiti Sdn Bhd aims a 50% year-on-year (YoY) sales growth as it looks to expand its presence in the region, beginning with Indonesia by the second half of the year (2H19).

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