Category: Media & Events

Producers in Balkans turn towards halal food

| 19/05/2013 | Reply
Producers in Balkans turn towards halal food

In a bid to fight against economic crisis, producers in the Balkans turned towards halal food targeting both Western and Muslim countries markets, as demand for such products is constantly growing.

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Canada: Halal Food Fest – Celebrating Diversity Through Halal Food

| 16/05/2013 | Reply
Canada: Halal Food Fest – Celebrating Diversity Through Halal Food

On June 1 and 2, people from all over the Greater Toronto area will be attending the first ever Canadian halal food festival. Also others from cities across Canada and the US!

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EU: Anuga 2013: A Taste of Global Innovations Set to Take Place October 5-9

| 16/05/2013 | Reply
EU: Anuga 2013: A Taste of Global Innovations Set to Take Place October 5-9

The leading trade fair for the global food industry takes place biennially in Cologne, Germany. This year’s show promises to be bigger and better than the 2011 show, which hosted more than 6,700 exhibitors from almost 100 countries.

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Iran’s ‘Halal Internet’ is really a ‘Filternet’

| 15/05/2013 | Reply
Iran’s ‘Halal Internet’ is really a ‘Filternet’

Iran’s long-awaited “national Internet” appears to now be online–instead of a sealed-off nation-wide intranet, Iran’s government is now slowing access to verboten foreign websites and blocking VPNs.

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South Africa: Halal Tourism Conference

| 08/05/2013 | Reply
South Africa: Halal Tourism Conference

The Durban Chamber of Commerce & Industry, in partnership with Durban Tourism, will be hosting South Africa’s 1st Halaal Tourism Conference at the Elangeni Hotel, Durban on 29 May 2013.

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EU: Exhibition of Traditional Art of BIH at SAHAF 2013

| 07/05/2013 | Reply
EU: Exhibition of Traditional Art of BIH at SAHAF 2013

The Sarajevo Halal Forum SAHAF 2013 is an international forum and fair of the halal industry that will be held in Skenderija from 15-17 May 2013.

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Brazil: Arab Brazilian Chamber to attend Saudi Food fair

| 03/05/2013 | Reply
Brazil: Arab Brazilian Chamber to attend Saudi Food fair

Currently in its 18th edition, the Saudi Food, Hotel and Hospitality fair features exhibitors in the food, beverage and hospitality industries. Saudi Food is one in a set of actions to bring Saudi food buyers and Brazilian exporters closer together.

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China: Hunan Halal food and products favored at fair held in Qinghai

| 03/05/2013 | Reply
China:  Hunan Halal food and products favored at fair held in Qinghai

More than 500 domestic enterprises from the country’s 21 provinces and cities, and over 50 overseas enterprises from 17 countries such as Iran, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka participated in the fair.

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Korea open to Brunei halal certification

| 20/04/2013 | Reply
Korea open to Brunei halal certification

KOREAN promotion agencies are open to using Brunei’s halal certification system as it will help increase awareness about halal in the east Asian country and allow the export of their food products to the Middle East.

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UAE: 4th International Franchise Forum 23-24 April in Dubai

| 18/04/2013 | Reply
UAE: 4th International Franchise Forum 23-24 April in Dubai

Midamar Corporation, will sponsor the 4th International Franchise Forum in to be held at the Grosvenor House in Dubai on 23rd and 24th April 2013. This year’s forum promises to deliver information and insights into the international franchise industry.

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Chinese Buyers Top IBM Sales At MIHAS 2013

| 17/04/2013 | Reply
Chinese Buyers Top IBM Sales At MIHAS 2013

MIHAS 2013, themed ‘A Decade of Excellence’ attracted 353 buyers from 53 countries, with a total of 4,020 meetings organised between foreign buyers and 391 Malaysian companies.

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Pakistan: Halal Research Council and KPK Agriculture University Sign Agreement

| 12/04/2013 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Research Council and KPK Agriculture University Sign Agreement

Halal Research Council and KPK Agriculture University will work together for the development of Halal Industry. Halal Research Council has started an 8-month Post Graduate Diploma to provide trainings on Halal industry internationally.

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USA: Halal United with the IFANCA International Halal Food Conference

| 10/04/2013 | Reply
USA: Halal United with the IFANCA International Halal Food Conference

Food bridges diverse cultures effectively, and it forged bonding at the International Halal Food Conference, hosted by the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA). The event brought together a multinational array of corporations.

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Brunei: Rainforest wealth can help tap global halal market

| 06/04/2013 | Reply
Brunei: Rainforest wealth can help tap global halal market

BRUNEI can tap into the microbial wealth of its rainforests to become a major player in the global halal market, said a senior official from the Ministry of Primary Industry and Resources (MIPR).

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Malaysia ‘on track’ to fully develop halal industry valued at RM7.2b

| 05/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia ‘on track’ to fully develop halal industry valued at RM7.2b

Minister for International Trade and Industry (MITI) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said the government will push the momentum with focus on pharmaceuticals and Islamic banking.

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Malaysia: Halal seen as ‘key ingredient’ to business success

| 05/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal seen as ‘key ingredient’ to business success

The use of the halal concept can enhance business efficiencies and act as a key ingredient to the successes of local and foreign businessmen, speakers at a World Halal Week conference concurred yesterday.

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Chile expanding halal market reach

| 04/04/2013 | 3 Replies
Chile expanding halal market reach

With its Muslim population numbering fewer than 1,000 people, it was a steep learning curve to understand the demand and supply chain of the halal market and the difference in certification between the Malaysian and Middle East markets.

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Opinion: Halal is not just what you eat

| 04/04/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Halal is not just what you eat

World Halal Week is Malaysia’s flagship event to lead the halal industry and stakes out the country’s ground in a growing and competitive sector.

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Malaysia: Miti expects RM500mil sales at incoming buying mission

| 04/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Miti expects RM500mil sales at incoming buying mission

“Sales so far stands at RM411mil. Today is the second day and we are yet to tally the second day numbers. We expect good figures,” he said after launching the four-day World Halal Week 2013.

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Malaysia: Pakistani companies showcase products at MIHAS

| 04/04/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Pakistani companies showcase products at MIHAS

The Pakistan High Commissioner urged the Malaysian government to consider importing processed Pakistani meat, especially beef and chicken, to meet its domestic requirements.

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