Category: Regional news

USA: Midamar exhibits restaurant equipment at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
USA: Midamar exhibits restaurant equipment at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai

At Gulfood Manufacturing, the company is exhibiting the food manufacturing equipment and restaurant kitchen equipment to GCC business that want to expand operations or upgrade their facilities.

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UK: The Halal Council opposes religious discrimination in the name of animal welfare

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
UK: The Halal Council opposes religious discrimination in the name of animal welfare

Of particular interest for non-stun Food Business Operators is the importance being set on applying EU standards to imports and in promoting animal welfare in exports and the markets of non-EU countries.

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Bahrain: 24th World Islamic Banking Conference announces 3rd Series of WIBC Leaderboard

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
Bahrain: 24th World Islamic Banking Conference announces 3rd Series of WIBC Leaderboard

24th World Islamic Banking Conference announces 3rd Series of WIBC Leaderboard to promote and foster global Islamic Banking.

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China: Xi’an Int’l Halal Food & Trade Expo concludes successfully

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
China: Xi’an Int’l Halal Food & Trade Expo concludes successfully

The Official Opening on 26 Oct 2017 also marked the soft launch of PureGoodHoldings DMDI Halal Trade Offices that span 23 countries.

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Report: Tapping into the Muslim Consumer Potential

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
Report: Tapping into the Muslim Consumer Potential

Many marketers are still in the dark about the potential of the Muslim market. This is a new Report to help people understand this fast growing consumer sector that spreads across five major Halal industries.

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UK: UK Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 attracts thousands

| 29/10/2017 | Reply
UK: UK Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 attracts thousands

Rauf Mirza said they, as the MLE, “have tried for three years to project a more positive image about British Muslims by all moderate lifestyle aspects people enjoy”.

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GCC: GCC food industry experts to discuss VAT effects

| 29/10/2017 | Reply
GCC: GCC food industry experts to discuss VAT effects

With the official implementation of Valued Added Tax (VAT) across the Gulf region in January, the ripple effect of the region’s first applied taxation on all goods and services is a pressing concern.

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UAE: Global Halal food market poised for solid growth

| 27/10/2017 | Reply
UAE: Global Halal food market poised for solid growth

When taking into account the contributing factors, consumption of halal food is set to grow at an annual rate of approximately 16 per cent, stated the report, ‘The Global Halal Industry Overview’.

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UK: Lancashire council votes to ban schools from serving non-stunned halal meat

| 27/10/2017 | Reply
UK: Lancashire council votes to ban schools from serving non-stunned halal meat

An animal welfare survey in abattoirs across Britain during one week in September 2013 found about 84% of animals slaughtered by the halal method were stunned before being killed.

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UK: Failing to tap into Muslim consumer potential costing billions, new research reveals

| 27/10/2017 | Reply
UK: Failing to tap into Muslim consumer potential costing billions, new research reveals

‘Tapping into the Muslim consumer potential’ will be officially launched by Martjin Lampert, research director of the Netherlands based Glocalities, this weekend at the Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 (MLE2017) in Manchester.

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Russia: Halal cosmetics from US will be presented at Moscow Halal Expo

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Russia: Halal cosmetics from US will be presented at Moscow Halal Expo

A young US-based company, Maya Cosmetics, will present a nail polish complying with halal requirements at the Moscow Halal Expo 2017 on 16-18 November.

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Bahrain: World Islamic Banking Conference announces record 24th edition in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Bahrain: World Islamic Banking Conference announces record 24th edition in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Bahrain

WIBC, the largest and most prestigious gathering of Islamic banking and finance leaders in the world, is being held on December 4th, 5th & 6th in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

The third meeting of Turkey-Qatar Supreme Strategic Committee kicked off in Istanbul on Tuesday.

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Saudi Arabia just announced plans to build a $500 billion mega-city

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Saudi Arabia just announced plans to build a $500 billion mega-city

The business and industrial-focused city will span 10,230 square miles. To put that size in perspective, 10,230 square miles is more than 33 times the land area of New York City.

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Malaysia’s Indirect Role for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Malaysia’s Indirect Role for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

It is evident that Japan has a rise in Muslim tourists and they would like to cater to this growing demand, especially in terms of food, accommodation and services.

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France: AVS on their conception of Halal today

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
France: AVS on their conception of Halal today

The industrialisation of the rearing and slaughtering processes and hyper-consumerism have gradually emptied the concept of Halal of its essence.

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France: Halal and organic – is it possible?

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
France: Halal and organic – is it possible?

An interview with Bionoor, its managing director, Hadj Khelil, explains the difficulties his company faces to make the concept of a meat that is both halal and organic palatable to organic certifiers and animal welfare organisations.

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Islamic GPS – an augmented reality app

| 24/10/2017 | 2 Replies
Islamic GPS – an augmented reality app

London-based Islamic GPS, launched by Ikbal Hussain in 2016, is an augmented reality app that allows users to find mosques and Islamic landmarks within 20 kilometers around the world.

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UK: Haute Elan – a premium modest fashion e-tailer

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
UK: Haute Elan – a premium modest fashion e-tailer

Haute Elan exists for the benefit of our community, with the benefit of providing brands the opportunity and exposure that can help them develop the next generation of SME’s and global brands.

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Dubai Exports and DIEDC Seek New Zealand’s Partnership in Building Halal Hub

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
Dubai Exports and DIEDC Seek New Zealand’s Partnership in Building Halal Hub

With a low population and a food-export-driven economy, New Zealand is viewed as a major market and potential partner in channelling trade through Dubai.

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