Category: Middle East & Africa

GCC food exporters marked out as next for new halal certification

| 10/02/2015 | Reply
GCC food exporters marked out as next for new halal certification

Halal food exporters from the GCC will be the next to fall in line with the UAE’s new global standard, a GCC official said yesterday.

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Made in UAE food is establishing its trust mark across the region

| 10/02/2015 | Reply
Made in UAE food is establishing its trust mark across the region

At this juncture, the Food & Beverage Manufacturers Business Group (FBMG) is a central point to facilitate and ensure a synergy between the food industry and relevant ministries.

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GCC food exporters marked out as next for new halal certification

| 10/02/2015 | Reply
GCC food exporters marked out as next for new halal certification

Halal food exporters from the GGC will be the next to fall in line with the UAE’s new global standard, a GCC official said yesterday.

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UAE: Sharjah food firm is first to win Halal Mark branding

| 09/02/2015 | Reply
UAE:  Sharjah food firm is first to win Halal Mark branding

The Halal Mark is part of plans to regulate and develop the halal food industry in the UAE and is to set new standards for food producers in the country.

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UAE: Gulfood 2015 attacts record number of international exhibitors

| 09/02/2015 | Reply
UAE: Gulfood 2015 attacts record number of international exhibitors

Gulfood 2015 will also bring together more than 1,000 international specialist Halal food brands and companies at the second annual Halal World Food.

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Global mark of quality for halal food begins with Australia and New Zealand exports to UAE

| 08/02/2015 | Reply
Global mark of quality for halal food begins with Australia and New Zealand exports to UAE

Halal food products from Australia and New Zealand are the first imports to be subject to the UAE’s new standards.

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UAE: Dubai Gulfood has waiting list of 600 exhibitors

| 04/02/2015 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Gulfood has waiting list of 600 exhibitors

Dubai’s Gulfood, which has become the world’s largest gathering of food and beverage exhibitors, has a waiting list of nearly 600 companies who will be accommodated in the next edition.

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Halal Certification Helps Quadruple Egyptian Dairy Sales to Malaysia

| 29/01/2015 | Reply
Halal Certification Helps Quadruple Egyptian Dairy Sales to Malaysia

Sales of halal-labelled products now make up a quarter of the exports of Greenland, which is Egypt’s largest dairy company, thanks to Halal certification.

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UAE: Separate cashiers for non-Muslim foods at Dubai supermarkets

| 29/01/2015 | Reply
UAE: Separate cashiers for non-Muslim foods at Dubai supermarkets

Dubai Municipality has asked supermarkets to provide one cashier specifically made for purchasing these foods due to several complaints made by Muslims in the UAE.

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UAE: Halal World Food highlights breakthroughs in the global market

| 28/01/2015 | Reply
UAE: Halal World Food highlights breakthroughs in the global market

With exhibitors from six continents displaying thousands of halal products – from energy drinks, vegan and vegetarian foods to meat and poultry, canned goods, gourmet and fine foods.

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UAE: Gulfood’s Feb 2015 edition to mark 20th anniversary

| 27/01/2015 | Reply
UAE: Gulfood’s Feb 2015 edition to mark 20th anniversary

Gulfood 2015, the biggest edition in the show’s history, is expected to attract more than 4,800 international companies from 120 countries and more than 85,000 visitors.

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UAE: Modest swimwear for males

| 25/01/2015 | Reply
UAE: Modest swimwear for males

The modest style industry has frequently been described as a potential minefield. But it invariably centres around females. So what about the guys?

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Morocco and Jakim recognition.

| 24/01/2015 | Reply
Morocco and Jakim recognition.

Moroccan Standards Institute (IMANOR) successfully completed the label recognition for Halal Morocco process by JAKIM Malaysia.

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Brunei firms eye Oman to expand beyond S E Asia

| 20/01/2015 | Reply
Brunei firms eye Oman to expand beyond S E Asia

“Oman is a very important platform for companies in Brunei to reach to other GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries and also Africa.”

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UAE: Gangsta Jihadis and the Islamic Economy Awards

| 20/01/2015 | Reply
UAE: Gangsta Jihadis and the Islamic Economy Awards

The 99 is meticulously staged to reflect values that Muslims share with the rest of humanity, one that promotes tolerance, diversity and respect of others.

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Work starts on $90m biscuit factory in Bahrain

| 19/01/2015 | Reply
Work starts on $90m biscuit factory in Bahrain

The government has invested $80 million to reclaim the land for the compound, where US-based food giant Mondelez International is constructing its $90-million factory.

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UAE: Shaikh Mohammed honours Islamic Economy Award winners

| 14/01/2015 | Reply
UAE: Shaikh Mohammed honours Islamic Economy Award winners

Initiated by the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) and organised by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Thomson Reuters.

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Dubai is the “perfect springboard” for Islamic Fashion’s New Look

| 13/01/2015 | Reply
Dubai is the “perfect springboard” for Islamic Fashion’s New Look

IFDC to provide a fun presentation on “You and Islamic Fashion” for DSF/Abbati Event at Armani Hotel, Dubai.

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UAE hotels tap into Islamic travel market

| 08/01/2015 | Reply
UAE hotels tap into Islamic travel market

A few minutes before the clock struck 12 many hotel guests in Dubai gathered for a New Year toast, but a growing number of properties in the city welcomed the arrival of 2015 with a mocktail and halal food. Among them was the five-star Taj Palace Hotel in the heart of old trading centre Deira. […]

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UAE: DIEDC Sets Ambitious Course to Achieve Dubai’s Islamic Economy Goals

| 07/01/2015 | Reply
UAE: DIEDC Sets Ambitious Course  to Achieve Dubai’s Islamic Economy Goals

The CEO of DIEDC, briefed the Board on the progress of the initiatives and projects currently underway, and provided an overview of the DIEDC’s achievements in 2014.

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