Category: Research

Malaysia: Seeking regional Halal guidelines for Asean

| 09/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Seeking regional Halal guidelines for Asean

There needs to be common standards for halal products and services within Asean to support the growth of the industry here.

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Malaysia: Relatively huge untapped halal market in the region

| 09/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Relatively huge untapped halal market in the region

Realising this growing market, more marketers are venturing or looking into the halal business to promote their brands amid strong demand for halal products.

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US halal food regulations… Are you up to speed?

| 08/04/2016 | Reply
US halal food regulations… Are you up to speed?

Halal food consumption among the nation’s fast-growing Muslim population has become a ballooning enterprise in the United States and is now estimated at over $20 billion.

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Malaysia: DagangHalal floats on LSX

| 08/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: DagangHalal floats on LSX

Malaysian-based DagangHalal, an e-commerce trading platform for halal-verified products, has floated on the London Stock Exchange’s (LSX).

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South Korea: Is K-beauty ready for global halal market?

| 07/04/2016 | Reply
South Korea: Is K-beauty ready for global halal market?

From China to the US, South Korean cosmetics firms have been making inroads into the global market by diversifying their product lines and brand image.

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Saudi Arabia: Islamic body stresses need to bolster Muslim economy

| 07/04/2016 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Islamic body stresses need to bolster Muslim economy

The Islamic Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA) stressed the need to strengthen economy of the 57 Muslim countries.

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Planned halal slaughterhouse in Finland – 10,000 sheep a year

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Planned halal slaughterhouse in Finland – 10,000 sheep a year

A Halal slaughterhouse was born of need, as the demand for halal meat in Finland has increased due to immigration of Muslims.

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Russian meat industry harbours export hope

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Russian meat industry harbours export hope

Russian poultry processors are already preparing to export Halal chicken to countries in the Persian Gulf and North Africa.

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Qatar to headquarter Halal Certification Authority office

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Qatar to headquarter Halal Certification Authority office

ICCIA in Jeddah selected Qatar to be the headquarters of a pan-Islamic authority which will be responsible for issuing Halal certifications.

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UK: Halal certified vitamin range for UK Muslims

| 06/04/2016 | 2 Replies
UK: Halal certified vitamin range for UK Muslims

London Based Nature’s Well Labs Launches First “HMC Halal Certified” Vitamin Range for UK Muslims.

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Philippines exporters make record $110m from Gulfood

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Philippines exporters make record $110m from Gulfood

Products already have Halal certification but for next year they will need to look at facilitation and processing of licensing requirements for the national Dubai Halal mark.

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Malaysia: HDC Takes the Halal Industry to New Heights

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC Takes the Halal Industry to New Heights

World Halal Conference ‘Halal at the Forefront of Social and Economic Change’ gave way to empowering insights and sound knowledge of the Halal industry.

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Malaysia: New spa in refurbished store offers beauty treatments

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: New spa in refurbished store offers beauty treatments

LAUNCHED in 2015, halal-certified Malaysian beauty brand Forest Colour has opened its newly refurbished flagship store.

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Malaysia: ‘Halal industry can be lifted to higher level’

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: ‘Halal industry can be lifted to higher level’

THE Malaysian halal industry can be lifted to a higher level based on the positive response received at World Halal Week 2016.

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Pakistan: Intl Halal Conference, Exhibition to mark start of meat exports to China

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Pakistan: Intl Halal Conference, Exhibition to mark start of meat exports to China

Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) is holding 5th International Halal Conference and Exhibition, 2016 in Lahore from April 12 to 13.

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Canada: Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Canada:  Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

New CFIA rules require halal label include name of organization or individual who certified the product.

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Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

Jakim who has positioned itself as an international Halal expert and authority may not be seen as the only international compliance regulatory framework on Halal.

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Malaysian invention makes testing for porcine DNA risk-free

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysian invention makes testing for porcine DNA risk-free

GeneStat, developed by a team from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), makes use of the HaFYS Porcine DNA Detection Assay system to detect traces of porcine DNA.

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Malaysia: World’s first global halal data pool

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s first global halal data pool

The world’s first Global Halal Data Pool offers massive trade opportunities for halal products and services providers, when it connects to the global data syncronisation network.

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Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

Muslim community are excluded as the roasting cuts promoted are not what the Muslim independent butchers would recommend to their Muslim customers.

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