Category: Research

How a boom in the Halal products industry is good news for (mostly) everyone

| 24/08/2016 | Reply
How a boom in the Halal products industry is good news for (mostly) everyone

Today Muslim consumerism is valued at an astounding $2.1 trillion. And as the population skyrockets, this number can only be expected to grow.

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Smart logo to ensure authenticity of halal food in Dubai

| 22/08/2016 | Reply
Smart logo to ensure authenticity of halal food in Dubai

All Halal food products sold in Dubai will soon have to carry a smart logo that will help consumers verify the authenticity of their halal accreditation using a mobile application.

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UK: Food Standards Agency will publish all non-stunned ritual slaughters

| 22/08/2016 | 1 Reply
UK:  Food Standards Agency will publish all non-stunned ritual slaughters

There are exemptions to pre-stunning for Shechita (Jewish) and halal (Muslim) slaughter methods but about 84 per cent of animals slaughtered by the halal method are pre-stunned.

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Malaysia: Brahim’s Dewina Group eyeing local partners in Halal food manufacturing

| 21/08/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Brahim’s Dewina Group eyeing local partners in Halal food manufacturing

Brahim’s receive enquiries from several companies in Japan and Australia which are already producing halal products and need Muslim partners to build their credibility.

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Halal tourism: Osaka agency offering Muslim-friendly tours

| 11/08/2016 | Reply
Halal tourism: Osaka agency offering Muslim-friendly tours

Miyako International Tourist Co says its most popular route starts from Tokyo and takes participants to Osaka, Kyoto and Nara, all major tourist destinations.

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Algeria: Validating a statutory body for Halal certification

| 11/08/2016 | Reply
Algeria: Validating a statutory body for Halal certification

A new ministerial decree setting the conditions for affixing the mark “Halal” on exportable food products is being validated by government.

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Halal food certification proving a problem in Japan

| 11/08/2016 | Reply
Halal food certification proving a problem in Japan

Some Japanese producers operating within the country worry that the proliferation of certification bodies is a potential problem, and which are actually authorised.

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Malaysia: Govt calls on more bumiputera companies to venture into Halal industry

| 09/08/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Govt calls on more bumiputera companies to venture into Halal industry

Last year, bumiputra companies made up only 30% of 6,458 companies involved in the Halal industry.

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Opinion: If we can’t ban halal meat, we should at least label it

| 09/08/2016 | Reply
Opinion: If we can’t ban halal meat, we should at least label it

The UK now carries out more halal slaughter than the rest of Europe. Most of us eat Halal meat unwittingly on a daily basis without being labelled as such.

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Partake in a short global survey for SGIE Report 2016

| 07/08/2016 | Reply
Partake in a short global survey for SGIE Report 2016

Please take this short survey to add your views and valuable perspective on your Halal sector and see the results in the State of the Global Islamic Economy 2016 Report.

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PHDA registered as national Halal certification body for Pakistan

| 06/08/2016 | Reply
PHDA registered as national Halal certification body for Pakistan

After an audit by Jakim Malaysia, the Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) is now registered as a recognised national Halal certification body for Pakistan

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Malaysia: Johor Halal Park Gets Boost With 3 Landmark Agreements

| 04/08/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Johor Halal Park Gets Boost With 3 Landmark Agreements

A joint-venture company between United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand) and Johor Biotechnology & Biodiversity Corporation (J-Biotech) have signed MoUs with three separate entities.

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Halal hub to be built in Indonesia

| 04/08/2016 | Reply
Halal hub to be built in Indonesia

The halal hub will ensure that Halal products, including food, clothing, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, which are imported by and exported from Indonesia, meet the halal criteria.

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Philippines: Government wants to produce commercial organic chicken

| 04/08/2016 | Reply
Philippines: Government wants to produce commercial organic chicken

The government is mulling the plan to start raising organic chicken on a commercial scale to take advantage of the markets like South Korea willing to buy our export products.

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Taiwan: Taichung firms told how to get halal certification

| 03/08/2016 | Reply
Taiwan: Taichung firms told how to get halal certification

The committee held a conference to brief interested firms in Taichung on how to get halal certification and explore the international Muslim market.

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Indonesia joins Malaysian halal e-commerce business

| 03/08/2016 | Reply
Indonesia joins Malaysian halal e-commerce business

The portal serves not as an online store to sell products but rather as a catalogue that lists halal products available for sale.

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Japan: International Islamic Halal Organization Japan inauguration

| 28/07/2016 | Reply
Japan: International Islamic Halal Organization Japan inauguration

IIHO Japan has been launched on Tuesday, July 27 as a Halal Certifying body recognized by IIHO Saudi Arabia as a chapter organization in Japan.

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UAE: Market for Indian ‘halal’ products rising in Gulf

| 27/07/2016 | Reply
UAE: Market for Indian ‘halal’ products rising in Gulf

With the largest chunk of overseas Indian population living in the Gulf countries, the market potential for ‘halal’-certified products from India in this region continues to grow.

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Brunei: Protect local interests as we promote Brunei Halal brand

| 27/07/2016 | Reply
Brunei: Protect local interests as we promote Brunei Halal brand

It is now a recognised brand because of its stringent procedures and processes for obtaining the Halal certification, giving high confidence to Muslim consumers.

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UK: Sheep processing film puts consumers in the picture

| 09/07/2016 | Reply
UK: Sheep processing film puts consumers in the picture

A film illustrating methods of sheep slaughter has been produced by AHDB Beef & Lamb to address a misunderstandings and to dispel myths around the practice.

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