Category: Research

Opinion: Halal Meat May Be Processed Differently, But Is it Safer?

| 05/09/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal Meat May Be Processed Differently, But Is it Safer?

The animal must be healthy so the Muslim workers are trained to identify diseases that would render the animal unclean.

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Malaysia: HDC To Penetrate GCC Market Through Saudi Arabia

| 04/09/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC To Penetrate GCC Market Through Saudi Arabia

HDC has signed a collaboration with a Saudi Arabian company, Samyco Holdings Bhd, to allow over 100 local halal companies to bring their products to the country.

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Opinion: A gap in Pakistan’s halal market

| 24/08/2014 | Reply
Opinion: A gap in Pakistan’s halal market

Pakistan’s economic growth can be doubled if the government properly taps the expanding world halal market.

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European halal market worth an estimated $30bn

| 09/08/2014 | Reply
European halal market worth an estimated $30bn

According to industry analysis, in the last few years the European halal market has grown on average by around 15% per annum.

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UK: Halal Food Authority recognised by JAKIM Malaysia

| 23/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Authority recognised by JAKIM Malaysia

Halal Food Authority has been confirmed as a recognised Halal Certification Body by the Halal Hub Division of JAKIM after a rigourous audit of their certification and audit procedures.

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“The Islamization of Food” : A Demonstration of Fractures in French Society ?

| 14/07/2014 | Reply
“The Islamization of Food” : A Demonstration of Fractures in French Society ?

ASIDCOM is still concerned about setting standards with a real respect for Muslim’s religious right to select foods to meet their requirements.

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BRICs and beyond: Malaysia, Thailand eye growing global halal market

| 11/07/2014 | Reply
BRICs and beyond: Malaysia, Thailand eye growing global halal market

Their respective food sectors are seeking to demonstrate their ability to produce and market food and beverages complying with Islamic religious standards.

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UAE: University of Dubai strengthens Dubai Capital of Islamic economy initiative

| 01/07/2014 | Reply
UAE: University of Dubai strengthens Dubai Capital of Islamic economy initiative

The University of Dubai is aware of the growing importance of Islamic economy, and teaching this as a subject will help achieve the requirements of Dubai and all the emirates.

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New Zealand-GCC free trade deal likely soon

| 13/06/2014 | Reply
New Zealand-GCC free trade deal likely soon

Optimism regarding the signing of a comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) that will lower trade barriers between Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries.

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UAE: Dubai reference point for Islamic economy-DIEDC CEO

| 03/06/2014 | Reply
UAE: Dubai reference point for Islamic economy-DIEDC CEO

The goal of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Center (DIEDC) is to make Dubai a reference point for the Islamic economy, said Abdulla AlAwar, the center’s CEO.

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UK: Why does the supply of halal meat outstrip demand?

| 08/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Why does the supply of halal meat outstrip demand?

Two articles on the labelling of Halal meat in the UK. First article focuses on New Zealand lamb.

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Malaysian, Moroccan institutions team up to promote trade of halal products

| 19/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysian, Moroccan institutions team up to promote trade of halal products

The study tour focused on developing Moroccan exports in the Halal sector for the Malaysian market.

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Malaysia: HDC plans centres in China, Saudi and Europe

| 11/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC plans centres in China, Saudi and Europe

Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin said positive feedback was received from all three countries as they realised the potential of raking in hefty profits.

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UAE: Food and Beverage Business Group sets 2014 roadmap

| 02/04/2014 | Reply
UAE: Food and Beverage Business Group sets 2014 roadmap

The most important thing for the group is to get involved with the relevant ministries and authorities to tackle issues faced by the F&B businesses in Dubai.

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UAE: Islamic finance talent gap to reach 8,000 plus

| 27/03/2014 | Reply
UAE:  Islamic finance talent gap to reach 8,000 plus

Recruiters in the UAE are already seeing a 50 per cent growth in demand for candidates with Islamic finance experience.

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UAE: Representatives of the Dubai Int’l Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Village visit INCEIF

| 18/03/2014 | Reply
UAE: Representatives of the Dubai Int’l Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Village visit INCEIF

DIAC and DKV reps – the world’s only Free Zone area dedicated to Human Resource Management and learning excellence – visit INCEIF campus.

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UAE: Demand grows for Halal food as industry evolves

| 13/03/2014 | Reply
UAE: Demand grows for Halal food as industry evolves

The world’s Muslim population is estimated at around 1.6 billion, and the majority is believed to adhere to or prefer to adhere to halal products when possible.

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Opinion: Halal labeling: The next gold mine?

| 01/03/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal labeling: The next gold mine?

The worldwide food industry is paying attention to detail to fulfill Muslim halal requirements by avoiding some substances or ingredients.

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Morocco aims to attract more investment from Gulf states

| 25/02/2014 | Reply
Morocco aims to attract more investment from Gulf states

“Morocco is a platform for Europe, Middle East, Africa and ideally situated as an export platform for the EU market, US East Coast and other markets.”

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UK: HFA stance on Stunning under EU Regulation EC1099/2009

| 14/02/2014 | Reply
UK: HFA stance on Stunning under EU Regulation EC1099/2009

Halal Food Authority has issued the following statement on the conditions with which it will certify poultry that goes through bath stunning.

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