Category: Europe

Britain Looks Forward To Partner With Malaysia In Islamic Finance

| 04/11/2009 | Reply
Britain Looks Forward To Partner With Malaysia In Islamic Finance

The British government is looking
forward to partner with Malaysia in Islamic finance due to the
country’s success in the sector.

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Meat off the menu as Windsor Castle goes vegan

| 03/11/2009 | Reply
Meat off the menu as Windsor Castle goes vegan

Royal banquets, surely, are all about meat. From those four and twenty
blackbirds baked in a pie to a portly King Henry tearing at whole chickens
via roast swan and apple-stuffed suckling pigs, our Hollywood-fuelled vision
of princely dining is of a flesh fest.

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Turkey’s Asya Bank Seeks Malaysia’s Cooperation In Islamic Finance

| 03/11/2009 | Reply
Turkey’s Asya Bank Seeks Malaysia’s Cooperation In Islamic Finance

One of Turkey’s biggest
financial institutions, the Asya Bank, has indicated an interest in
forging cooperation with Islamic banks in Malaysia, namely Maybank Bhd
and CIMB Bank. The aim is to establish an Islamic Bank in Turkey.

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Halal food market on the rise

| 02/11/2009 | Reply
Halal food market on the rise


Muslims in Europe have long struggled to find halal food products,
which abide by Islamic law. But now businesses are realizing there’s a
lot of money to be made catering to the growing Muslim population.

 

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35 Countries to attend World Halal Forum Europe Next Month

| 28/10/2009 | Reply
35 Countries to attend World Halal Forum Europe Next Month

The World Halal Forum Europe, happening 17-18 November 2009 in The Hague, will be the first time The World Halal Forum has been held outside of Malaysia. It will provide a regional focus on the issues of Halal trade, consumer demands and the socio-political scenario of the Muslims in Europe.

Attendance is expected to be high, with representatives from corporate and political bodies, plus there will be updates on the progress of the OIC Halal standard modules being developed by the IHI Alliance

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PKFZ, Marseille-FOS Port Sign Strategic Alliance Pact

| 28/10/2009 | Reply
PKFZ, Marseille-FOS Port Sign Strategic Alliance Pact

Port Klang Free Trade
Zone (PKFZ) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with
Marseille-Fos Port (MFPA) to boost the strategic alliance between them.Transport Minister Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat said the MOU was aimed
at establishing a framework for the cooperation between PKFZ and MFPA,
one of the largest ports in Europe, to promote the halal industry in
Malaysia and France.

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Hungry FOR success

| 23/10/2009 | Reply
Hungry FOR success

No matter how tough things get, the things people will always keep buying are food and drink. This
basic fact of life explains why food and drink manufacturing has
emerged as one of the fastest growing industries in the country with
thousands of new jobs appearing every month. More than 10,000
positions are up for grabs at any one time, ranging from production
workers and quality assessors to butchers and bakers.

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Halal Farm to Fork meeting in UK

| 23/10/2009 | Reply
Halal Farm to Fork meeting in UK

This is an important video clip about a meeting held several months ago in the UK to show a DVD entitled ‘Halal Farm to Fork’. The meeting included members of local government, major retailers, farming representatives and more

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Malaysian Companies Bag Good Business At World’s Largest Food Fair In Cologne

| 20/10/2009 | Reply
Malaysian Companies Bag Good Business At World’s Largest Food Fair In Cologne

Malaysian companies that participated
in the just-concluded ANUGA fair of Cologne, the world’s largest food
fair and a barometer that indicates trends in the world’s food trade,
bagged good business deals despite the economic uncertainties and
downturn in demand.

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Proof of pain leads to calls for ban on ritual slaughter

| 19/10/2009 | Reply
Proof of pain leads to calls for ban on ritual slaughter

Scientists
are used to being attacked by anti-vivisectionists for causing
unnecessary suffering to animals in the course of research. But a new
study into the pain felt by dying animals has animal rights groups on
side – and has led to renewed calls for Islamic and Jewish slaughter
rituals to be brought into line with secular practices.

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Prison Imams discuss halal issues

| 19/10/2009 | Reply
Prison Imams discuss halal issues

HM Prison Service Imams have recently met at a halal supplier to
discuss issues surrounding the production and supply of halal meat to
prison inmates. Members of a meat and poultry working group for prison service Imams
gathered at the offices of Janan Meat in Kingswinford to witness
approved slaughtering methods used by the company and discuss the need
to ensure consistent supplies of assured halal food to feed the
estimated 10,000 Muslim inmates in England and Wales.

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Muslim countries urged to export halal food

| 15/10/2009 | Reply
Muslim countries urged to export halal food

KARACHI: Despite huge potential, Muslim countries especially Pakistan
continue to overlook the importance of halal food standardisation and
exports, said Masood Khawaja, President of Halal Food Authority (HFA).

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France Adjusts Laws To Allow Islamic Banking

| 14/10/2009 | Reply
France Adjusts Laws To Allow Islamic Banking

The French government
wants to make Paris the world capital of Islamic investment as it looks
for new sources of cash to battle the credit crisis. But even with the
economic downturn, the campaign is raising some hackles.

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HDC opens Halal food channel to France

| 08/10/2009 | Reply
HDC opens Halal food channel to France

PARIS: Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) is set to step up
its presence in Europe following a strategic partnership with French
Glon Groupe, which will spur bilateral trade of halal products in a
Halal corridor between France and Malaysia.

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Germany Waking up to Growing Market for Muslim Food

| 07/10/2009 | Reply
Germany Waking up to Growing Market for Muslim Food

Germany has four million Muslim
inhabitants but the market for halal food — produced according to
Islamic law — is still in its infancy, partly because firms fear the
wrath of animal rights groups. But companies are slowly waking up to
this fast-growing market.

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New carrageenans to help jelly withstand the heat

| 05/10/2009 | Reply
New carrageenans to help jelly withstand the heat

Danisco is introducing two new carrageenan ingredients for use in
powdered jellies and hot milk-based powdered desserts, said to provide
a gelatine-like texture but withstand warm conditions better.

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New organization to sort out rotten apples in European halal food market

| 04/10/2009 | Reply
New organization to sort out rotten apples in European halal food market

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BH aims for halal industry leadership

| 04/10/2009 | Reply
BH aims for halal industry leadership

Three
years ago the Halal Certification Agency of Bosnia Herzegovina was formed, and in the
meantime it has made it among the world’s top five agencies of this
type (out of 180) and one of the leading in Europe.

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Wales-Abattoir sold for Halal production

| 02/10/2009 | Reply
Wales-Abattoir sold for Halal production

CAERNARFON’S troubled abattoir is in new hands after a sale was agreed with a wealthy Irish-Pakistani family. Ireland-based Sher Foods has bought the former Cig Cibyn slaughterhouse for an undisclosed amount.

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Finland: McDonald’s chicken-burgers are halal

| 01/10/2009 | Reply
Finland: McDonald’s chicken-burgers are halal

Fast food chain McDonald’s is selling hamburgers in Finland with chicken slaughtered according to the Halal method. This is starting to happen more and more. It is part of the natural
growth of the Halal market, and really shows that Halal is an excellent
cross-over sector. Halal food can be eaten by everyone, it is not just
for the Muslims, and restaurants all over the world have found that
their revenue increases substantially when they switch to Halal
suppliers.

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