Category: Middle East & Africa

UAE: Al Islami Foods sells minority stake to Mitsubishi Corporation

| 01/05/2018 | Reply
UAE: Al Islami Foods sells minority stake to Mitsubishi Corporation

UAE-based frozen meat halal manufacturer Al Islami Foods has sold a minority stake to Mitsubishi Corporation to drive further growth in the global halal market.

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Central Asia countries to increase exports of halal products

| 30/04/2018 | Reply
Central Asia countries to increase exports of halal products

Kyrgyzstan is preparing to launch a pilot project of voluntary certification and labeling of products and services for compliance with halal standards.

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A boost on the horizon for South African halaal exports

| 27/04/2018 | 2 Replies
A boost on the horizon for South African halaal exports

Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape’s tourism, trade and investment agency, is leading a trade delegation to Singapore for Food and Hotel Asia.

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Canada: Halal Beef a huge opportunity for Alberta, say experts

| 17/04/2018 | Reply
Canada: Halal Beef a huge opportunity for Alberta, say experts

More needs to be done to tap into the huge and growing market for halal meat, say experts, and there is a growing demand in Canada.

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Malaysia: New harmonisation body will take the ‘joke’ out of profit-seeking Halal certification

| 14/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: New harmonisation body will take the ‘joke’ out of profit-seeking Halal certification

The Saudi regulator said many had adopted an interpretation of Halal practices that is too loose, in a bid to attract more paying customers to use their Halal stamps.

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Opinion: Islam and cryptocurrency, halal or not halal?

| 10/04/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Islam and cryptocurrency, halal or not halal?

The speculative nature of cryptocurrencies has triggered debate among Islamic scholars over whether cryptocurrencies are religiously permissible.

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Saudi Arabia: Prof. Jaswir of Indonesia laments poor state of Muslim world in Halal industry

| 08/04/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Prof. Jaswir of Indonesia laments poor state of Muslim world in Halal industry

The OIC and Saudi Arabia should take the lead in promoting halal industry to cash in on its vast scope in the global market, says Prof. Irwandi Jaswir.

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Dubai: World Takaful Conference – ‘Differentiation, Innovation & Profitable Growth’

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
Dubai: World Takaful Conference – ‘Differentiation, Innovation & Profitable Growth’

Developing Sustainable Competitive Strategy paramount to long-term growth for Takaful operators.

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Brazil is working hard to keep access to meat products on Saudi Arabia’s market

| 28/03/2018 | Reply
Brazil is working hard to keep access to meat products on Saudi Arabia’s market

One of the issues addressed at the meeting was the Halal slaughter in Brazil.

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Dubai International Financial Centre joins 13th World Takaful Conference

| 27/03/2018 | Reply
Dubai International Financial Centre joins 13th World Takaful Conference

Leading technology Gurus will converge to analyze and discuss the issues at hand whilst offering valuable insights for the smooth adoption of digitized processes.

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Japan signs deal with MWL to supply Halal Meals for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

| 19/03/2018 | Reply
Japan signs deal with MWL to supply Halal Meals for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

It will also certify the products and services in accordance with the halal and hygienic standards before they reach the consumers.

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UAE: Five key factors driving Islamic finance growth

| 18/03/2018 | Reply
UAE: Five key factors driving Islamic finance growth

Regulating the Islamic finance sector and defining its frameworks and references will not only expand the market further, but also enhance its social and economic impact on many countries.

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UAE: 13th Annual World Takaful Conference (WTC)

| 08/03/2018 | Reply
UAE: 13th Annual World Takaful Conference (WTC)

The conference will take shape under the theme of “Differentiation, Innovation & Profitable Growth” on April 09 at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai.

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2018 offers largest halal segments and participation

| 06/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2018 offers largest halal segments and participation

The 15th edition of the Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS), to be held here this April 4 to 7, is expected to draw global attention.

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UAE: Halal Business Awards 2018

| 03/03/2018 | Reply
UAE: Halal Business Awards 2018

Halal Business Awards aims, among others, are to promote Halal to the whole world and to motivate stakeholders with best practices.

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UK food producers celebrate success at Gulfood

| 02/03/2018 | Reply
UK food producers celebrate success at Gulfood

UK country representatives came back from Gulfood 2018 with rave reviews of high sales and good contacts made.

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Opinion: Predicting the year ahead for the Halal Food industry

| 27/02/2018 | 1 Reply
Opinion: Predicting the year ahead for the Halal Food industry

Halal has been recognized widely as a “hot” trend in the food industry – one that companies across the global food value chain are increasingly addressing, and not surprising given the industry’s scale .

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UAE: World Takaful Conference 9th April 2018

| 27/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: World Takaful Conference 9th April 2018

Want to know more on how can Takaful leverage its USP to achieve true competitive advantage? Register Now!

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UAE: DAFZA launches Goodforce Labs, the first Islamic and global social impact themed startup incubator

| 27/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: DAFZA launches Goodforce Labs, the first Islamic and global social impact themed startup incubator

The incubator will work to revitalize the Islamic ethical economy utilizing a deep venture building platform.

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UAE-based halal certifying body receives accreditation for Asia Pacific office

| 25/02/2018 | Reply
UAE-based halal certifying body receives accreditation for Asia Pacific office

Prime Group has recently brought its expertise to Asia Pacific, making it the first and only halal certification body in the Philippines accredited by the Emirates International Accreditation Center (EIAC).

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