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Halal-Certified Cosmetics – At A Website Near You

| 08/01/2010 | 1 Reply
Halal-Certified Cosmetics – At A Website Near You

Award-winning company, Sunrider International, manufactures
over 415 products including a line of health and beauty products that
are certified as halal by IFANCA. Twenty-year-old CNI Enterprise, a
multi-level marketing company based in Malaysia, also offers its own
range of halal-certified cosmetics.

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Alcohol Free Handwash

| 09/12/2009 | Reply
Alcohol Free Handwash

A British firm said that it had solved a potential hygiene problem
for Muslims by inventing an alcohol-free handwash that has been
certified as “halal”.

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SJK Products Launches Onepure alcohol free, natural sanitising handgel

| 04/12/2009 | Reply
SJK Products Launches Onepure alcohol free, natural sanitising handgel

Based
on a 900-year Old Formula: This combination of natural ingredients was
originally discovered in the 12th century by Genghis Khan’s Mongol
Empire. Its efficacy in killing germs may have been a major
contribution towards bringing about the Mongol Empire’s military
supremacy.

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Beauty which goes skin deep

| 27/11/2009 | Reply
Beauty which goes skin deep

Cosmetic companies have unleashed a new trend that has been gaining
wild popularity in the Middle East. The large, untapped market of halal
cosmetics – only in the Middle East – total to almost $600 million in
value. This much-hyped phenomenon is touted to expand further in the
region.

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Marinova Leading The Way In Innovation

| 02/11/2009 | Reply
Marinova Leading The Way In Innovation

Marinova, is a Tasmanian
company using innovative methods to develop and market products for
which there is a large demand.
Since 2006,
Marinova’s Cambridge extraction facility has been developing medical
and nutritional applications from brown seaweed harvested in Tasmania,
Canada and Argentina.

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Holista Biotech optimistic on RM20m sales this year

| 26/09/2009 | Reply
Holista Biotech optimistic on RM20m sales this year

HOLISTA Biotech Sdn Bhd, a local biotechnology company, expects to
register about RM20 million in sales this year, driven by its existing
range of products. “Holista Colltech Australia Ltd is not yet in a place to give so
significant a revenue boost to the group. (But) next year (its
contribution) should be more,” Holista Colltech chief executive officer
Datuk Dr M. Rajen told Business Times recently.


Holista Colltech is the product of a reverse takeover exercise on
Colltech Australia Ltd by Holista Biotech, which was initiated last
year. Colltech holds the patent for the process of extracting collagen
from sheepskin.

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Malaysia Set To Be World’s First Halal Collagen Hub, Says Muhyiddin

| 18/09/2009 | Reply
Malaysia Set To Be World’s First Halal Collagen Hub, Says Muhyiddin

Malaysia is set to be the world’s first Halal Collagen Hub
with the successful takeover of a listed Australian biotechnology
company specialising in the development and commercialisation of ovine
collagen.

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Wipro Consumer Care eyes Africa for growth

| 26/08/2009 | Reply
Wipro Consumer Care eyes Africa for growth

BANGALORE:
Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting (WCCL), which forayed into the international
personal care market by snapping up Singapore-headquartered Unza Holdings, is
training its focus on east and west African countries to increase Unza’s
base this fiscal.
Unza’s portfolio
includes women’s toiletry brand Enchanteur, which accounts for 30% of
revenues, men’s brand Romano as well as Halal toiletry brand Safi.

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Saaf Pure Skincare Launches in Malaysia

| 20/08/2009 | Reply
Saaf Pure Skincare Launches in Malaysia

Saaf Pure Skincare has long made a name for itself in the UK and has
been making waves all over Europe. It has now landed in Malaysia
(thanks to The Apothecary and Company), and KLue’s proud to be one of
the first to spread the word around. For those who don’t already know,
Saaf Pure Skincare is a range of world’s first halal and organic
skincare products.

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Towards Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

| 01/06/2009 | Reply
Towards Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

The Halal Journal interviews Dr Mah Hussain-Gambles[1],
founder of Saaf Pure Skincare (a UK-based eco-ethical skincare range,
which is both Organic and Halal certified) about her views on the
recent European Union (EU) ban on animal testing on cosmetics and the
role of Humane Cosmetics Standard[2] (HCS).

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Atelier des Parfums To Participate In MIHAS 2009

| 14/04/2009 | Reply
Atelier des Parfums To Participate In MIHAS 2009

Atelier des Parfums, a
renowned French perfume company, will participate in the Sixth Malaysia
International Halal Showcase 2009 (MIHAS 2009) from May 6-10.

The company also hopes that its presence at the event will help
promote Malaysia as a global hub for “halal” fragrances and the
cosmetic business.

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Forest’ Secret Set To Penetrate Overseas Market

| 18/01/2009 | Reply
Forest’ Secret Set To Penetrate Overseas Market

Forest’Secret Sdn Bhd is the owner and brandbuilder of the forest’secret brand – a premium Halal certified herbal-based products brand. Its chief executive officer, Shahrul Azlan Zulkifli, said the
company expected to open up outlets in London and Jeddah this year. Shahrul Azlan said Egypt would be the next target destination as
it was a market of more than sixty million people with large cities and
modern lifestyle suitable for a premium halal brand in beauty and
wellness.

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Forest’Secret: Premier Range Of Halal Herbal Body-care Products

| 01/07/2008 | Reply
Forest’Secret: Premier Range Of Halal Herbal Body-care Products

Malaysia is a country blessed
with the existence of a rainforest that is rich with natural resources
like herbs and medicinal plants, that form the key ingredients in most
beauty care products and health supplements. Taking advantage of their bountiful supply, Forest’Secret, a
company that produces a range of beauty and health care products, have
incorporated these natural resources as the base ingredients for its
products.

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Purely ethical

| 11/06/2008 | Reply
Purely ethical

What would you say to a
plate of petroleum-derived chemicals, along with a side of rusted lead?
Probably a polite, “no thank you”, but the funny reality is that most
women add toxic chemicals to their diet every day, simply by wearing
lipstick and other make-up.

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Cosmetics companies could benefit from targeting Muslim market

| 02/05/2008 | Reply
Cosmetics companies could benefit from targeting Muslim market

Despite
the worldwide Muslim population standing at 1.56 billion, few companies
are taking advantage of the significant opportunities presented by this
consumer segment, stated the company. Targeting this market and
providing consumers with halal product alternatives could bring
significant benefits to the cosmetics and fashion industries as well as
food and beverage manufacturers.

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Health & Medical Tourism 2008

| 05/03/2008 | Reply
Health & Medical Tourism 2008

This is a platform for Global Competency in Technology Transfer
(Biotechnology-Medicine for the Earth: Biodynamic Preparations) and
Halal Healthcare – pharmaceutical & healthcare innovations).

The new trend in medical tourism is attempting to be the new niche market. The potential is there, let’s see if they can create the awareness and if countries will respond accordingly to attract this new type of tourist.

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Muslim consumer market still untapped

| 03/03/2008 | Reply
Muslim consumer market still untapped

According to AT
Kearney, a global strategic management consulting firm, companies
should consider how to best tap into the Muslim consumer market for
Shariah-compliant products and services with a global worth of
estimated $2 trillion (Dh7.34trn) annually. 

“While
businesses have targeted ethnic groups for years, there are relatively
few cases of global target segmentation based on religion,” said
Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director of AT Kearney Middle East.

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Halal skincare launched in the UK

| 09/10/2007 | Reply
Halal skincare launched in the UK


Halo Skincare was launched a fortnight ago by Soni Zuberi Shah, after
her own search for trusted halal skincare products revealed that there
was very little choice in the UK market for those wishing to make a
faith-based skincare purchase.

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