Category: Regional news

WHS: Knowledge Sharing

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: Knowledge Sharing

Focus on Creating Innovative Halal Products Instead of Endless Arguments on Certification.

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WHS: Time for a new narrative – changing perceptions across global markets

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: Time for a new narrative – changing perceptions across global markets

Perceptions and reactions to the term “Halal” vary widely in social and political contexts.

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WHS: Balancing opportunities and risk in the halal food and travel sector

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: Balancing opportunities and risk in the halal food and travel sector

The Business Forum plenary discussion at the World Halal Summit 2015 (WHS 2015) this morning discussed the risk factors and consumer misperceptions faced by Halal food suppliers in the modern market. Habib M’Nasria, Director of Quality Control at McDonald’s International spoke about the lengths in which a major player in the fast food market such […]

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Malaysia: Review of halal-related research and PHD theses

| 04/04/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Review of halal-related research and PHD theses

In this burgeoning industry, PhD theses are often the catalysts for new thinking or the inspiration for new product development.

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Malaysia eyes new progress in regionalising halal standards

| 03/04/2015 | Reply
Malaysia eyes new progress in regionalising halal standards

“This is something that we need to work on in the next few months, before we declare ourselves as an ASEAN Economic Community,” Mustapa said.

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WHS: Global Halal Market’s Immense Potential Acknowledged

| 03/04/2015 | Reply
WHS: Global Halal Market’s Immense Potential Acknowledged

The current state of the global Islamic economy and the role of accreditation in regulating the global Halal food market.

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Australia: Halal certification misunderstood says Bega Cheese

| 03/04/2015 | Reply
Australia:  Halal certification misunderstood says Bega Cheese

ANTI-HALAL sentiment lives in pockets around Australia, but there appear to be some misunderstandings surrounding halal products.

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Malaysia: Need for global halal standards

| 02/04/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Need for global halal standards

Delegates from various Muslim countries are calling for a worldwide supreme board or council to coordinate and standardise halal certification.

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Turkish minister: Int’l council needed for halal food

| 02/04/2015 | Reply
Turkish minister: Int’l council needed for halal food

Nurettin Canikli, Minister of Customs and Trade, calls for standardization, certifications amid growth of $1 trillion halal food industry.

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Malaysia’s goal of becoming halal hub rife with challenges

| 01/04/2015 | Reply
Malaysia’s goal of becoming halal hub rife with challenges

Malaysia’s goal to become to the primary halal hub for foods and products are still riddled with challenges.

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Ethica Shares E-Learning Insights at World Halal Summit

| 01/04/2015 | Reply
Ethica Shares E-Learning Insights at World Halal Summit

Experts say the Halal economy needs to more effectively leverage the innate scalability of the internet. This will be discussed by Ethica on Day 2 of the World Halal Summit.

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Rise of the digital Islamic economy

| 01/04/2015 | Reply
Rise of the digital Islamic economy

The digital Islamic economy is set double to USD 30 billion by 2018 on the back on rising consumer spending on sharia-compliant services in the Middle East.

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Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification Management System

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification Management System

Jakim, DagangHalal Introduce World’s First Halal Certification Management System for Halal certification bodies worldwide.

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UK: Islamic fashion brand Aab to launch Dubai store

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
UK:  Islamic fashion brand Aab to launch Dubai store

Its UK launch saw over 2,000 shoppers attend, including modest clothing bloggers Dina Tokio, Ruba from Hijab Hills and Habiba Da Silva.

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South Korea: aT leads in boosting halal food exports

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
South Korea: aT leads in boosting halal food exports

The Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corp. (aT) has stepped up efforts to help increase outbound shipments of halal certified food products to Islamic countries.

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Pakistan: Halal Research Council will provide services to promote Halal Industry in Nigeria

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Research Council will provide services to promote Halal Industry in Nigeria

 By Matthew Amlot: CPI Financial Both the organisations will work together for the promotion of Halal industry as Halal Research council will facilitate the LCM consulting Nigeria limited in different aspects of Halal industry like Capacity Building, Research & Development, Shari’ah Advisory etc. As per agreement, LCM will promote the distance learning program of Halal […]

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UK: Heart patient of wrong ‘ethnic religion’ refused Halal meal

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
UK: Heart patient of wrong ‘ethnic religion’ refused Halal meal

Catering manager told patient in hospital who wanted to order from the Halal menu they wouldn’t let him have something from that menu, because he was the wrong religion.

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Plenty of room for halal market share in Japan

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Plenty of room for halal market share in Japan

Japan’s growing interest in halal-related businesses has led the country to look to Malaysia as a gateway to access the over two billion Muslim market.

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EU: MEPs push for release of slaughter method labelling report

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
EU: MEPs push for release of slaughter method labelling report

Members of the European Parliament are calling on the European Commission to release a delayed report on method-of-slaughter labelling.

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Spanish SMEs, can’t afford a non-payment

| 30/03/2015 | Reply
Spanish SMEs, can’t afford a non-payment

85% of Muslims consider that their religion is very important in order to make a decision, opposed to 30% in Europe and 49% in the States.

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