Category: Middle East & Africa

US food exports to GCC hit $3bn

| 14/12/2015 | Reply
US food exports to GCC hit $3bn

US food producers saw record exports to the GCC of US$3bn last year according to new figures.

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UAE: Sheikh Hamdan issues direction to hold Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016

| 14/12/2015 | Reply
UAE: Sheikh Hamdan issues direction to hold Global Islamic Economy Summit 2016

MENAFN Press Dubai-UAE: 12 December 2015 – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Crown Prince of Dubai issued directions for the 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit to […]

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UAE: Sheikh Mohammad issues law for Emirates Global Accreditation Centre

| 14/12/2015 | Reply
UAE: Sheikh Mohammad issues law for Emirates Global Accreditation Centre

The newly established centre will form one of the key sources of the Halal sector that helps complement the organisational infrastructure.

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UAE: Shariah standard for Gold can fit well in global Islamic economy

| 04/12/2015 | Reply
UAE: Shariah standard for Gold can fit well in global Islamic economy

“The development of a Shariah Standard on Gold is part of a broader process of harmonisation within the industry,” Dr. Mohammad Daud Bakar.

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Halal Cosmetics on Growth Path in Saudi Arabia

| 03/12/2015 | Reply
Halal Cosmetics on Growth Path in Saudi Arabia

More companies are focusing on accommodating the growing preference for halal cosmetics products in the country.

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Brazil: Event brings new food importers to Brazil

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
Brazil: Event brings new food importers to Brazil

A matchmaking event for Brazilian exporters and Arab importers of foodstuffs began this Tuesday (1st) at the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce.

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IFDC Introduces Islamic Fashion Programme To Global Fashion Design Schools

| 30/11/2015 | 1 Reply
IFDC Introduces Islamic Fashion Programme To Global Fashion Design Schools

Founder and chairwoman Alia Khan said the council wants to educate international designers on modest fashion guidelines.

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Australia: Call for Turnbull government to consider halal labelling overhaul

| 30/11/2015 | Reply
Australia: Call for Turnbull government to consider halal labelling overhaul

The Turnbull government will be asked to consider overhauling halal certification in Australia, including clearer labelling forhalal australia food sold in the domestic market.

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OIC Committed to Coordinating and Supporting Activities of OIC Institutions

| 27/11/2015 | Reply
OIC Committed to Coordinating and Supporting Activities of OIC Institutions

Halal Food Standards, Accreditation and Certification is one recent strategy to enhance intra-OIC trade.

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Bangladesh: ‘Islamic Foundation to provide ‘halal’ certificate’

| 26/11/2015 | 1 Reply
Bangladesh:  ‘Islamic Foundation to provide ‘halal’ certificate’

The organization is the only recognized state-owned body to certify the country’s “halal” products.

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14 Pakistani companies participate in FoodEx Jeddah

| 26/11/2015 | Reply
14 Pakistani companies participate in FoodEx Jeddah

Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) participated in Foodex Saudi Exhibition organized by Reed Sunaidi Exhibitions.

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Canada: Paramount Fine Foods gears up to enter ME market

| 18/11/2015 | Reply
Canada: Paramount Fine Foods gears up to enter ME market

The group has been committed to keeping franchisees happy and satisfied, to ensure profit, continuity and further growth and success.

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Exploring the Opportunity For Halal In Healthcare

| 18/11/2015 | Reply
Exploring the Opportunity For Halal In Healthcare

As pork is forbidden by Islam, the use of pork-based gelatin in many vaccines has resulted in considerable resistance to vaccination.

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29 countries to participate in Foodex Saudi 2015

| 17/11/2015 | Reply
29 countries to participate in Foodex Saudi 2015

The third edition of the food and beverage exhibition takes place on Nov. 17-20 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events.

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Expert says GCC should invest in food production

| 09/11/2015 | Reply
Expert says GCC should invest in food production

It could also serve as a source of food export revenues, which could shave off $20bn worth of food imports from the US.

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USA: Why property professionals want a slice of the Halal sector

| 06/11/2015 | Reply
USA: Why property professionals want a slice of the Halal sector

Overseas property professionals are increasingly looking at ways of appealing to Muslim investors and providing Shariah-compliant opportunities.

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Eight prominent people from Qatar in ‘Islamica 500’

| 05/11/2015 | Reply
Eight prominent people from Qatar in ‘Islamica 500’

Islamic 500 is a publication of the ISFIN Institute, the academic and training subsidiary of ISFIN, the World’s leading advisory for the Islamic markets.

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Demand for Halal products rising: Report

| 31/10/2015 | Reply
Demand for Halal products rising: Report

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are set play more crucial role in the fast growing halal market in coming years, according to a report by the International Trade Centre.

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New Hospitality Standard for Hotels for Muslim travellers

| 30/10/2015 | Reply
New Hospitality Standard for Hotels for Muslim travellers

Salam Standard provides Muslim travellers with a one-of-a-kind reference tool enabling them to choose Muslim-friendly accommodation, which adheres to their Islamic principles.

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UAE to drive Mena food industry

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
UAE to drive Mena food industry

Dubai is a growing hub for food manufacturers and we are seeing a spurt in investments in this region, said Saleh Abdullah Lootah, President, FBMB Group.

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