Category: Research

Malaysia confident to be able to export RM50b in Halal export by 2020

| 18/12/2018 | Reply
Malaysia confident to be able to export RM50b in Halal export by 2020

Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) is confident that Malaysia will be able to export as much as RM50 billion of home-grown halal products worldwide by 2020.

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Opinion: ‘Blockade gave Qatar the break away from influence of Saudi Arabia’

| 18/12/2018 | Reply
Opinion: ‘Blockade gave Qatar the break away from influence of Saudi Arabia’

It is pretty clear that the Qatari leadership is one of the most progressive in the GCC, but they’ve been held back by the conservative preferences of the GCC led by Saudi Arabia.

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Third Sector Awards 2018: Charity Chair of the Year – Adeem Younis, Penny Appeal

| 17/12/2018 | Reply
Third Sector Awards 2018: Charity Chair of the Year – Adeem Younis, Penny Appeal

Through Younis’s stewardship and vision, the charity has grown its annual income from £117,539 to a projected £24m or more in less than six years.

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Industry Ministry focuses on making Indonesia world’s Muslim fashion center

| 16/12/2018 | Reply
Industry Ministry focuses on making Indonesia world’s Muslim fashion center

TWO ARTICLES Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Directorate General of Small and Medium Industries at the Ministry of Industry is focusing on transforming Indonesia into a center of the world`s Muslim fashion in 2020 by conducting various strategic programs in 2019. “We will establish the Muslim fashion business ecosystem and incubate several businesses. We will create […]

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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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UAE: International Halal Accreditation Forum inks deal with international organisations

| 11/12/2018 | Reply
UAE: International Halal Accreditation Forum inks deal with international organisations

The International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC).

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Opinion: Uber Eats predicts the big UAE food trends of 2019

| 11/12/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Uber Eats predicts the big UAE food trends of 2019

Using data collected from its food delivery app, Uber Eats has predicted that a number of vegan food stuffs are set to go mainstream in 2019, as an increasing number of people search for plant-based products.

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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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Singapore: Muis receives ISO nod for halal certification

| 08/12/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Muis receives ISO nod for halal certification

Halal food products from Singapore are now recognised by international standards in a move to snag a slice of the growing Muslim travel market pie said the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore.

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UK: Euro Quality Lambs wins Best British Meat Distributors 2018 – Midlands

| 07/12/2018 | Reply
UK: Euro Quality Lambs wins Best British Meat Distributors 2018 – Midlands

‘We celebrated our 25th anniversary recently which provided an opportunity to take stock with our colleagues of how far we have come and what we have achieved.’ Rizvan Khalid, Managing Director, Euro Quality Lambs

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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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UAE: SIAL Middle East 2018 to kick off on 10 December

| 06/12/2018 | Reply
UAE: SIAL Middle East 2018 to kick off on 10 December

The largest edition of the event to date will feature over 1,000 exhibitors and is expected to draw the participation of 25,000+ industry experts and unique visitors from more than 45 countries.

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Halal certification: From religious law to industry standard?

| 06/12/2018 | Reply
Halal certification: From religious law to industry standard?

While the Halal concept is rooted in Islamic principles and beliefs, it has become recognised as a symbol for safety, hygiene, and one that is strictly regulated.

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Turkey: OIC Halal Expo in Istanbul attracts 40,000 visitors

| 05/12/2018 | Reply
Turkey: OIC Halal Expo in Istanbul attracts 40,000 visitors

Some 40,000 visitors from 80 countries attended this year’s Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Halal Expo, organized under the auspices of the Turkish Presidency.

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Malaysia halal showcase enters 16th edition next year

| 03/12/2018 | Reply
Malaysia halal showcase enters 16th edition next year

Dubbed the world’s largest halal trade fair, Mihas serves as a platform for local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to showcase their halal brands to the global business audience.

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Hunger games: Turkey eyes leading Middle East role through halal industry

| 01/12/2018 | Reply
Hunger games: Turkey eyes leading Middle East role through halal industry

“Since Turkey has a customs union with the EU, its technical abilities, training facilities and know-how on standardization is far greater than any other [Muslim] country.”

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Turkey: Halal business world gather in Istanbul

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Turkey: Halal business world gather in Istanbul

With the theme of “Halal and Healthy Life: Awareness and Sustainability”, the summit focuses on standardization, halal food, halal slaughtering, halal medicine, halal tourism, and halal finance.

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Putin ratifies interim agreement on EAEU-Iran free trade zone

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Putin ratifies interim agreement on EAEU-Iran free trade zone

Vladimir Putin has signed a law ratifying a temporary agreement on formation of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Turkey: Erdogan calls on Islamic countries to trade in national currencies

| 30/11/2018 | Reply
Turkey: Erdogan calls on Islamic countries to trade in national currencies

In order to reduce the risks of the international monetary system, dominated by a single currency, Turkey once again called upon the OIC countries to use national currencies in trade.

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