Category: Research

Obituary: Abdalhamid Evans, a thought leader in the Islamic Economy

| 06/06/2018 | Reply
Obituary: Abdalhamid Evans, a thought leader in the Islamic Economy

By Susan Labadi and Salama Evans On 3 June 2018, the world lost a visionary, a pioneer, who shared the vision of a harmonized global halal lifestyle and worked tirelessly for it to take root across a unified Islamic Economy. Abdalhamid Evans was a thought leader in the Islamic Economy who spoke gently and knowledgeably […]

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UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

| 31/05/2018 | Reply
UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

By Jack Davies, Editor, Poultry World The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has rejected a claim made against poultry supplier Winterton Brothers that its pre-stunned chicken could not be called “100% halal”. The firm advertises itself as a family-run business specialising in supplying halal poultrymeat, and its website prominently advertises that it offers “original 100% halal”, […]

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Indonesia: Non-food products tap into huge Muslim market in Halal boom

| 28/05/2018 | Reply
Indonesia: Non-food products tap into huge Muslim market in Halal boom

Indonesia’s growing Muslim consumer base has inspired companies to promote the halal label in their products, even if the brands sell non-food products.

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TE-FOOD Collaborates With HALAL TRAIL To Bring Halal Food Companies To Blockchain

| 27/05/2018 | Reply
TE-FOOD Collaborates With HALAL TRAIL To Bring Halal Food Companies To Blockchain

It will track livestock as well as fresh food from farms to tables, through the halal food chain.

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Russian meat giants drive up halal exports

| 23/05/2018 | Reply
Russian meat giants drive up halal exports

So far, Russia has mainly exported Halal poultry, but exports may soon expand to beef supplied abroad, primarily from Russian agricultural holding Miratorg.

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Blockchain Powered Halal Chain Launched in Dubai and Indonesia

| 21/05/2018 | Reply
Blockchain Powered Halal Chain Launched in Dubai and Indonesia

HalalChain, a blockchain based platform specialized in the traceability of halal industry products, was launched at the Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA).

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Australia – A global leader in production of Halal beef, lamb

| 17/05/2018 | Reply
Australia – A global leader in production of Halal beef, lamb

According to economists, the halal food industry will become a major market force in the near future based on four prevalent trends.

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UAE-UK technical cooperation in accreditation for laboratories and conformity assessment

| 15/05/2018 | Reply
UAE-UK technical cooperation in accreditation for laboratories and conformity assessment

The MOU’s will provide accreditation to Halal certification partners for products in the United Kingdom and Europe, according to the UAE requirements for Halal.

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UAE: Islamic Economy Contributes 8 Percent of Dubai’s GDP said DIEDC

| 15/05/2018 | Reply
UAE: Islamic Economy Contributes 8 Percent of Dubai’s GDP said DIEDC

Halal industries commanded a 94.5 per cent share of domestic trade in 2016, with halal food representing 58.7 per cent.

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Forty-Six Countries Registered With UAE Scheme For Halal Products

| 13/05/2018 | Reply
Forty-Six Countries Registered With UAE Scheme For Halal Products

The rate of growth witnessed in the Halal market shows that by 2030, it can be the biggest industry in the world.

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Vietnam, Middle East boost trade, investment

| 12/05/2018 | Reply
Vietnam, Middle East boost trade, investment

Vietnamese firms need to improve transparency, corporate governance and workforce quality, thereby promoting bilateral partnership.

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Brazil: BRF SA Looking At A Long Road Back

| 12/05/2018 | Reply
Brazil: BRF SA Looking At A Long Road Back

OneFoods saw good growth in both businesses, but processed food is still less than 20% of the mix in this segment.

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UK: Fourth HFA Halal Industry Conference (HHIC) 2018

| 11/05/2018 | Reply
UK: Fourth HFA Halal Industry Conference (HHIC) 2018

The conference drew attendees from UK, Europe, Middle-East and Far-East including representatives from mainstream global food brands.

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Pakistan: Al-Rahim gets permission to export chilled Halal meat to Middle East

| 11/05/2018 | Reply
Pakistan: Al-Rahim gets permission to export chilled Halal meat to Middle East

The Al-Rahim slaughterhouse slaughterhouse is accredited by the Ministry of Climate Control & Environment (MOCCAE) to export chilled beef to UAE.

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UK retailers cash in on Ramadan and Eid

| 10/05/2018 | 1 Reply
UK retailers cash in on Ramadan and Eid

This year an estimated four million British Muslims will be observing the holy month of Ramadan and fasting during the day.

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Saudi appetite for organic food said to be growing – survey

| 10/05/2018 | Reply
Saudi appetite for organic food said to be growing – survey

Ethical food choice motives – concern for environment (19 percent) and animal welfare (12 percent) – also have a strong influence on consumers’ attitudes.

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Australia leading Global Hub of Halal Meat With Muslim Population of Over 500,000

| 08/05/2018 | Reply
Australia leading Global Hub of Halal Meat With Muslim Population of Over 500,000

Australia, which has over 500,000 Muslims, has become a leading hub in making and producing halal meats.

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Punjab Food Authority bans “energy” in energy drinks, while KP bans drink altogether

| 06/05/2018 | Reply
Punjab Food Authority bans “energy” in energy drinks, while KP bans drink altogether

Ordered beverage companies that manufacture so called “Energy drinks” to remove the label as it is misleading for consumers and scientifically false.

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Saudi Prince Advocates Healthier Living With Region-Wide Vegan Restaurant

| 06/05/2018 | Reply
Saudi Prince Advocates Healthier Living With Region-Wide Vegan Restaurant

Prince Khaled will be opening at least 10 restaurants in the UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, and Jordan.

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Halal industry can help Indonesia in international trade

| 02/05/2018 | Reply
Halal industry can help Indonesia in international trade

Unfortunately, the halal law is considered burdensome for businesses because it is difficult to apply.

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