Category: Europe

Turkey’s conservative social media icons becoming successful businesswomen

| 23/02/2019 | Reply
Turkey’s conservative social media icons becoming successful businesswomen

Islamic fashion is a huge industry; there are more than 300,000 Turkish accounts on Instagram alone that provide advice and tips on wearing the hijab.

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UK: Brexit ’should not affect’ halal standards, certification or accreditation

| 21/02/2019 | Reply
UK: Brexit ’should not affect’ halal standards, certification or accreditation

Brexit is also not expected to impact the exception for halal and kosher slaughter that is permitted in the EU because UK has its own laws to deal with this.

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Malaysia: Global Halal Summit: Kuala Lumpur 1 – 6 April 2019

| 21/02/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Global Halal Summit: Kuala Lumpur 1 – 6 April 2019

Introduced this year, the Global Halal Summit (GHaS) is a rebrand of the World Halal Week. 6 Programmes catering to different target audiences.

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UK: Leading British Plant-Based Firm goes Global

| 18/02/2019 | Reply
UK: Leading British Plant-Based Firm goes Global

This launch coincides with a seismic shift in global meat consumption and growth in the meat alternatives market.

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Opinion: ‘Killing animals is cruel full stop – regardless of whether it’s Halal’

| 15/02/2019 | Reply
Opinion: ‘Killing animals is cruel full stop – regardless of whether it’s Halal’

In fact 84% of UK halal meat comes from animals who have been stunned beforehand, according to animal welfare charity the RSPCA.

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Islamic Fashion Becomes Effortless Thanks to SHUKR Islamic Clothing

| 15/02/2019 | Reply
Islamic Fashion Becomes Effortless Thanks to SHUKR Islamic Clothing

The rise of Muslim targeted clothing trends raises a question modest dressers (Muslims especially) have been struggling with: are modesty and beauty able to co-exist?

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Report: Sustainable Tourism Policy Recommendations Developed for OIC Countries

| 13/02/2019 | Reply
Report: Sustainable Tourism Policy Recommendations Developed for OIC Countries

DinarStandard and COMCEC released “Sustainable Destination Management Strategies In The OIC Member Countries” at the 13th Meeting of the COMCEC Tourism Working Group.

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Italy: Food Innovation Group Future Food Secures Additional Funding

| 13/02/2019 | Reply
Italy: Food Innovation Group Future Food Secures Additional Funding

With a philanthropic core, Future Food provides education, supports research projects and feeds innovative initiatives that positively impact the health of humans and the planet.

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Nestle: IBM Food Trust Blockchain Set to Expand to New Suppliers, Consumers in 2019

| 11/02/2019 | Reply
Nestle: IBM Food Trust Blockchain Set to Expand to New Suppliers, Consumers in 2019

The IBM Food Trust blockchain has been underway since fall 2016, with the first product trials spearheaded by Walmart in China in December 2016.

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Opinion: Why fashion brands must try harder to capture the ‘Muslim pound’

| 11/02/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Why fashion brands must try harder to capture the ‘Muslim pound’

This diverse, global and super savvy customer base are increasingly characterised by a desire for conservative clothing with genuine fashion credentials.

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UK has approached GCC states for post-Brexit trade pact – UAE minister

| 11/02/2019 | Reply
UK has approached GCC states for post-Brexit trade pact – UAE minister

Such agreements can take years to negotiate, Sultan bin Saeed al-Mansouri said on a panel at the World Government Summit in Dubai.

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UK: ‘Healthy’ Deliveroo-style app to launch in Dubai and London

| 10/02/2019 | Reply
UK: ‘Healthy’ Deliveroo-style app to launch in Dubai and London

Abul Rob, founder of online food delivery service Pronto Eat, is looking to claim his own slice of this growing dietary pie.

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UK: European vet market leader sets sights on Middle East and Asia

| 09/02/2019 | Reply
UK: European vet market leader sets sights on Middle East and Asia

It will be formally launched at Gulfood 2019, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition, held in Dubai from 17-21 February.

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Amazon plans to launch a new Middle East marketplace

| 05/02/2019 | Reply
Amazon plans to launch a new Middle East marketplace

With the launch of the Middle East marketplace in the coming months, Amazon is downplaying Souq.com, the Dubai-based online retailer.

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UK: IFE 2019 – A Taste of Tomorrow

| 04/02/2019 | Reply
UK: IFE 2019 – A Taste of Tomorrow

Celebrating its 21st year, The International Food & Drink Event (IFE) – UK’s leading and largest food & drink event – is returning to ExCeL London 17–20 March 2019.

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Halal claims: ingredients through to finished products

| 31/01/2019 | Reply
Halal claims: ingredients through to finished products

Halal certified ingredients supplying Halal certified personal care and cosmetic companies.

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Opinion: Corporate Halal reputation needs to be on the top agenda for companies operating in Muslim Markets

| 30/01/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Corporate Halal reputation needs to be on the top agenda for companies operating in Muslim Markets

The Reputation Institute reported in November 2018 that nearly 84% of a company’s value is now based on reputational factors.

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UK: HFA appoints new interim CEO as Saqib Mohammed departs

| 30/01/2019 | Reply
UK: HFA appoints new interim CEO as Saqib Mohammed departs

Halal Food Authority (HFA) announces that Saqib Mohammed, Chief Executive Officer, has decided to move on from the organisation to relocate to Dubai.

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UK: Islamic networking event attracts world Influencers to London

| 29/01/2019 | Reply
UK: Islamic networking event attracts world Influencers to London

A core benefit of the event delivered by Algebra Consulting was the opportunity for relationships to develop between individuals and business owners.

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SGS Helps Companies Access the Growing Global Market for Halal Cosmetics

| 29/01/2019 | Reply
SGS Helps Companies Access the Growing Global Market for Halal Cosmetics

This type of cosmetic product appeals not only to the Muslim Community but also people who see Halal cosmetics as wholesome.

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