Category: Research

Demand for Halal products rising: Report

| 31/10/2015 | Reply
Demand for Halal products rising: Report

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are set play more crucial role in the fast growing halal market in coming years, according to a report by the International Trade Centre.

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Malaysia: HDC and EDTRIN Seal a Global Education and Training Agreement

| 30/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC and EDTRIN Seal a Global Education and Training Agreement

The Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) and EDTRIN have sealed an agreement regarding education and training programs on the Global Halal industry.

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Halal is available on the Brazilian market

| 30/10/2015 | Reply
Halal is available on the Brazilian market

Finding food bearing the halal label on Brazilian supermarket shelves is not an easy task. Very few items carry the attestation that their consumption is allowed to Muslims.

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Malaysia-OIC trade to climb 19pc this year

| 29/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia-OIC trade to climb 19pc this year

Malaysia has successfully signed a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Turkey and Pakistan as a catalyst to boost bilateral trade between the Muslim nations.

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Malaysia: Call to position Malaysia at the forefront of healthcare and pharma industry

| 29/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Call to position Malaysia at the forefront of healthcare and pharma industry

Malaysia calls on global pharmaceutical producers to consider it a new regional hub for the expanding global halal market.

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UAE to drive Mena food industry

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
UAE to drive Mena food industry

Dubai is a growing hub for food manufacturers and we are seeing a spurt in investments in this region, said Saleh Abdullah Lootah, President, FBMB Group.

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USA: Startups Cater To Muslim Millennials

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
USA: Startups Cater To Muslim Millennials

“A tech-savvy generation is moving far beyond the old neighborhood and the corner stores their parents and grandparents built and relied on.”

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Malaysia: RM500mil to be invested in Halal medical inventory

| 28/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: RM500mil to be invested in Halal medical inventory

The Saudi based Jomaih Group plans to invest up to RM500mil in the halal healthcare industry in the near future.

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A global standardization of Halal would improve trade

| 27/10/2015 | Reply
A global standardization of Halal would improve trade

It is a growth market, but it needs a solid growth. In order to achieve that, it needs internationally accepted standards that can make it easier to understand.

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As rates of chronic diseases in the ME rise, Australian farmers could have the answer

| 26/10/2015 | Reply
As rates of chronic diseases in the ME rise, Australian farmers could have the answer

Agribusinesses in Australia have been cashing in on demand for perceived safe and healthy food, according to a trade and business group.

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UAE: Non-certified organic food to be seized

| 26/10/2015 | Reply
UAE: Non-certified organic food to be seized

Local produce claiming to be organic must be certified by the federal Emirates Authority for Standards and Metrology. Imports must meet Ministry of Environment and Water rules.

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Canada: Halal slaughter in Quebec complicated by animal rights bill

| 25/10/2015 | Reply
Canada: Halal slaughter in Quebec complicated by animal rights bill

Farmers and animal rights activists don’t often agree, but Bill 54, ‘An Act to improve the legal situation of animals in Quebec,’ might be changing that.

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Qatar: Businesses sign $80m deals at export development forum

| 23/10/2015 | Reply
Qatar: Businesses sign $80m deals at export development forum

‘From Niche to Mainstream: Halal Goes Global’ is the first publication to provide an overview of the global halal food and beverage market.

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Malaysia: UMP, Mara tie up to set up RM20m halal gelatine project

| 23/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: UMP, Mara tie up to set up RM20m halal gelatine project

UMP is cooperating with Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) to set up the country’s first gelatin capsules halal gelatine incubator project estimated to cost RM20 million.

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Brunei to build $90 million halal food manufacturing plant

| 23/10/2015 | Reply
Brunei to build $90 million halal food manufacturing plant

Local food company AZ Food (B) Sdn Bhd, Tunisia-based Catering and International Trading (CIT) and the Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

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China: Need for Standard Halal certification

| 23/10/2015 | Reply
China: Need for Standard Halal certification

Regulations pertaining to Halal food preparation in China varied according to regions and Muslim ethnic groups due to the lack of such Halal standardisation.

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Halal going global; Qatar SMEs stand to gain from growth

| 21/10/2015 | Reply
Halal going global; Qatar SMEs stand to gain from growth

Understanding the various standards of the global Halal sector is key to facilitating SME participation, says Arancha Gonzalez, executive director, Geneva based International Trade Centre.

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Saudi Arabia’s expanding poultry sector

| 21/10/2015 | Reply
Saudi Arabia’s expanding poultry sector

Poultry meat remains the most competitive source of animal protein in Saudi Arabia, where total consumption is projected to reach about 1.54 million MT in 2015.

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Malaysia in talks on FTA with Bosnia and Herzegovina

| 20/10/2015 | Reply
Malaysia in talks on FTA with Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Government is in discussions on establishing a free trade agreement (FTA) with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said.

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Indonesia: Annual General Meeting WHFC 2015

| 16/10/2015 | Reply
Indonesia: Annual General Meeting WHFC 2015

World Halal Food Council held their Annual General Meeting WHFC on 29 September-1 October 2015 at Aryaduta Hotel Jakarta.

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