Category: The Americas

Growing preference for ‘instant noodle trips’, non-OIC destinations and other Muslim travel trends

| 12/02/2019 | Reply
Growing preference for ‘instant noodle trips’, non-OIC destinations and other Muslim travel trends

‘Rising authority’ of women when planning travels is one of the trends that will change Muslim travel, the Mastercard-CrescentRating Halal Travel Frontier 2019 report says.

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Nestle: IBM Food Trust Blockchain Set to Expand to New Suppliers, Consumers in 2019

| 11/02/2019 | Reply
Nestle: IBM Food Trust Blockchain Set to Expand to New Suppliers, Consumers in 2019

The IBM Food Trust blockchain has been underway since fall 2016, with the first product trials spearheaded by Walmart in China in December 2016.

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Opinion: Meet the halal beauty brand looking to appeal to consumers regardless of their religious beliefs

| 11/02/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Meet the halal beauty brand looking to appeal to consumers regardless of their religious beliefs

Launching in the UK this June, Shade M will start with 16 shades of liquid lipstick, before rolling out a full range of beauty products.

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Amazon plans to launch a new Middle East marketplace

| 05/02/2019 | Reply
Amazon plans to launch a new Middle East marketplace

With the launch of the Middle East marketplace in the coming months, Amazon is downplaying Souq.com, the Dubai-based online retailer.

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Opinion: Corporate Halal reputation needs to be on the top agenda for companies operating in Muslim Markets

| 30/01/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Corporate Halal reputation needs to be on the top agenda for companies operating in Muslim Markets

The Reputation Institute reported in November 2018 that nearly 84% of a company’s value is now based on reputational factors.

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USA: Midamar Corporation is partnering with Fauzia’s Kitchen Fun to produce a line of Halal frozen entrees

| 25/01/2019 | Reply
USA: Midamar Corporation is partnering with Fauzia’s Kitchen Fun to produce a line of Halal frozen entrees

Initially, the line will have four of America’s favorite dishes: Macaroni and Cheese, Beef Biryani, Lasagna, and Salisbury Steak with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy.

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UAE: Announcing Pret A Cover™ Buyers Lane Final Selected Designers!

| 18/01/2019 | Reply
UAE: Announcing Pret A Cover™ Buyers Lane Final Selected Designers!

A select group of designers have succeeded to showcase in the upcoming Pret-A-Cover™ Buyers Lane, The Retail Summit Edition on Feb 13 & 14, 2019.

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International Halal exhibitions announce Strategic Partnership

| 16/01/2019 | Reply
International Halal exhibitions announce Strategic Partnership

Halal Expo Canada (HEC) and Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) organizers announce the formation of a strategic partnership to further grow halal lifestyle markets

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All-Women Travel Expeditions Take Off In Middle East

| 11/01/2019 | Reply
All-Women Travel Expeditions Take Off In Middle East

To stretch the limits of one’s comfort zone—there are myriad reasons for a growing trend in tourism: namely, all-women expeditions.

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Marketing the Muslim Woman: Hijabs and Modest Fashion are the NewCorporate Trend in the Trump Era

| 01/01/2019 | Reply
Marketing the Muslim Woman: Hijabs and Modest Fashion are the NewCorporate Trend in the Trump Era

By selling modest clothing or spotlighting a hijabi in an ad campaign, the U.S. clothing industry is beckoning Muslim women to be its latest consumer niche.

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UAE wants to invest in Brazil

| 13/12/2018 | Reply
UAE wants to invest in Brazil

Nahyan said the UAE are interested in Brazilian food production, which his country needs. He also mentioned distributing the items in other regions.

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USA: Impossible Foods Gets Halal Certification for Meatless Burger

| 11/12/2018 | Reply
USA: Impossible Foods Gets Halal Certification for Meatless Burger

The Impossible Burger earned its Halal certification on Monday from the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America, marking a major milestone on the meat industry disruptor’s path to feeding the world.

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UK: How Halal Dining Club plans to become a billion dollar app for muslims

| 10/12/2018 | Reply
UK: How Halal Dining Club plans to become a billion dollar app for muslims

Currently Halal Dining Club is targeting the higher end restaurant demographic with over 4,000 listed restaurants across nine global cities. Now the focus is firmly on growing the number of restaurants that its users can discover.

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USA: Midamar Corporation launches new e-commerce website

| 07/12/2018 | Reply
USA: Midamar Corporation launches new e-commerce website

For more than 15 years the website has proven to be a one-stop shop for Halal consumers, now this update will make it even easier to serve these customers.

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Saudi Arabia: 2018 Gulfwest Food Expo held in Jeddah

| 04/12/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: 2018 Gulfwest Food Expo held in Jeddah

US beef exports to Saudi Arabia are expected to reach $15 million this year and are projected to reach $30 million in 2019.

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Opinion: Handling religious slaughter with care

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Handling religious slaughter with care

Some view the religious throat cut’s resultant bleed out in a negative light; most scientists have concluded that when done properly, the process is not painful to the animal.

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Opinion: What will top food sustainability agenda in 2019?

| 29/11/2018 | Reply
Opinion: What will top food sustainability agenda in 2019?

While the investment community once had a very sceptical view of sustainability, recent years have seen investors become more engaged on key sustainability issues.

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Are you aware of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?

| 29/11/2018 | Reply
Are you aware of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?

At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries – developed and developing – in a global partnership.

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Halal food producer industry growing quickly in Canada

| 22/11/2018 | Reply
Halal food producer industry growing quickly in Canada

Four years since its creation, the YegHalal Twitter account now earns more than 30,000 impressions on tweets per month and the Facebook page has a growing audience province-wide.

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Canada: Halal Expo Canada 2019 Team Meets the Halal Lifestyle Industry Leaders

| 08/11/2018 | Reply
Canada: Halal Expo Canada 2019 Team Meets the Halal Lifestyle Industry Leaders

The participants emphasised the urgent need of creating a platform such as Halal Expo Canada to fulfil the growing demand and provide a vast variety of halal products and services.

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