Category: Europe

European halal market worth an estimated $30bn

| 09/08/2014 | Reply
European halal market worth an estimated $30bn

According to industry analysis, in the last few years the European halal market has grown on average by around 15% per annum.

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UK: Parliamentary group calls for more halal labelling research

| 05/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Parliamentary group calls for more halal labelling research

An all party parliamentary group (APPG) for beef and lamb has published a report calling for more research into labelling of halal products.

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Opinion: Eating your ethics: Halal meat

| 02/08/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Eating your ethics: Halal meat

The issue of animal welfare is an important one, but it is equally important that concern for these issues extends beyond just the method of slaughter.

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UK: Halal Labelling under the spotlight

| 30/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Labelling under the spotlight

Oli Haenlein examines the different arguments on how meat should be labelled, given slaughter and other welfare factors.

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UK: Consumers unfazed by halal meat, finds study

| 29/07/2014 | 2 Replies
UK: Consumers unfazed by halal meat, finds study

The June 2014 study, which surveyed 2,000 British consumers, found that 52% were not concerned, and one third avoided Halal meat.

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UK: One Stop Halal opens 200,000 sq ft plant to tap growth in halal foods

| 25/07/2014 | Reply
UK:  One Stop Halal opens 200,000 sq ft plant to tap growth in halal foods

Steve Ewels, a former Tesco Ethnic foods buyer formed a joint venture with chilled Halal food brand Shazans last April.

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Turkey Could Earn Billions from The Halal Tourism Market

| 24/07/2014 | Reply
Turkey Could Earn Billions from The Halal Tourism Market

Turkey has emerged as a top European destination which Muslims from Middle East and Far East would like to visit for their next holiday.

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Turkey: The 5th Halal and Healthy Products Fair

| 23/07/2014 | Reply
Turkey: The 5th Halal and Healthy Products Fair

The 5th Halal and Healthy Products Fair, will be organized by SINE Trade Fairs supported by GIMDES – Association of the Inspection and Certification of Food and Supplies.

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Opinion: Insights from global Halal brand expert

| 21/07/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Insights from global Halal brand expert

An interview with Dr. Jonathan A.J. Wilson on he has established himself as one of the world’s leading brand experts on the halal industry.

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Opinion: Losing Halal Meat Market Synergies ?

| 21/07/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Losing Halal Meat Market Synergies ?

Achieving Global Halal Integrity is not only difficult to achieve, from time to time it may result in unforeseen side-effects.

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France suspends plans for Halal prison meals

| 17/07/2014 | Reply
France suspends plans for Halal prison meals

The administrative tribunal said that the failure to provide halal meals would infringe on the right of Muslim prisoners to freely practice their religion.

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“The Islamization of Food” : A Demonstration of Fractures in French Society ?

| 14/07/2014 | Reply
“The Islamization of Food” : A Demonstration of Fractures in French Society ?

ASIDCOM is still concerned about setting standards with a real respect for Muslim’s religious right to select foods to meet their requirements.

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Spain regulates Halal food

| 10/07/2014 | Reply
Spain regulates Halal food

Cordoba-based Halal Institute has cooperated with the Spanish standardization authority to develop new regulations related to the growing halal market.

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UK: Quran doesn’t ban stunning animals, insists imam

| 07/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Quran doesn’t ban stunning animals, insists imam

A prominent imam has reignited the debate about ritual slaughter by urging the government to ban halal killing unless animals have been stunned first.

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UK: Disgust at Halal meat in school meals

| 04/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Disgust at Halal meat in school meals

An investigation by The Argus found catering companies had been providing unlabelled halal meat to schools in Brighton and across the county.

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UK: Shazan Foods firm is set for growth

| 01/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Shazan Foods firm is set for growth

Shazans Foods has announced an equity investment and strategic supply partnership with Scotland-based One Stop Halal Ltd. Shazans will now enter into the chilled market.

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UK: UK Halal Specialist Expands into Europe

| 01/07/2014 | Reply
UK: UK Halal Specialist Expands into Europe

Lancashire-based halal food manufacturer KQF has seen its products gain a strong foothold in fast-growing markets in France and other European countries.

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Halal Holidays – New Design for HalalBooking.com website

| 25/06/2014 | 1 Reply
Halal Holidays – New Design for HalalBooking.com website

The company actively works with many hoteliers and tourism bodies around the world helping them to develop their Halal holiday services.

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UK: Positive response from government to slaughter petition

| 24/06/2014 | Reply
UK: Positive response from government to slaughter petition

The e-petition is one of the fastest growing petitions on the HM Government website and reached 50,000 signatures in just two weeks.

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Spain: Europe to host first-ever international conference on halal tourism

| 23/06/2014 | Reply
Spain: Europe to host first-ever international conference on halal tourism

The event aims to equip delegates with market intelligence, industry forecasts and trends to understand how to market to the Muslim consumer and benefit commercially.

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