Category: Trends

Opinion: Innovation in the Halal industry

| 02/03/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Innovation in the Halal industry

The halal label will never be enough to sustain and offer lucrative returns for the businesses, companies and businesses have been forced to innovate, innovate and innovate for commercialisation.

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USA: From Famous NYC Food Cart to Fast-Growing Fast Casual Chain

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
USA: From Famous NYC Food Cart to Fast-Growing Fast Casual Chain

What is it about The Halal Guys that diners love so much? Well, first it’s the food. The Halal Guys food cart, with the tagline “we are different,” has over 8,000 reviews on Yelp.

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UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

| 23/02/2017 | 1 Reply
UK: Debenhams becomes first major department store to sell Muslim clothing

The department store will also offer a range of other Muslim clothing including tops, dresses, jumpsuits, kimono wraps, hijab pins and caps in selected stores.

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Opposition to Trump’s anti-Muslim travel ban mounts on eve of court deadline

| 08/02/2017 | Reply
Opposition to Trump’s anti-Muslim travel ban mounts on eve of court deadline

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Tuesday on the travel ban on visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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Canada: The Halal Market

| 08/02/2017 | Reply
Canada: The Halal Market

For those who do seek halal certification, market opportunities in Canada and abroad seem ripe. But will Canadian processors take advantage of it?

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UAE: Healthy food to drive growth in retail sector

| 27/01/2017 | Reply
UAE: Healthy food to drive growth in retail sector

A shift towards healthier options in the food segment (particularly fresh foods) along with a high level of price consciousness might present the biggest opportunity for retailers in 2017.

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UK: Halal food gets a modern day twist

| 13/01/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal food gets a modern day twist

More entrepreneurs are focusing on food for the Muslim community, with a number of American-style restaurants and dessert parlours opening up across the country.

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Opinion: Companies produce Halal cosmetics for growing Muslim population

| 21/12/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Companies produce Halal cosmetics for growing Muslim population

Consumers will spend about $27 billion on halal cosmetics this year, and sales could jump to $39 billion by 2019, researcher Technavio estimates.

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A fixture of New York street meat, Halal Guys has gone global

| 15/12/2016 | Reply
A fixture of New York street meat, Halal Guys has gone global

The goal is to open one to two restaurants a month, according to Dan Rowe, CEO of Fransmart, a franchise consultancy firm that is advising the budding chain on its expansion.

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Malaysia: USD132 billion global potential by 2021 in Halal pharmaceuticals

| 08/12/2016 | 2 Replies
Malaysia: USD132 billion global potential by 2021 in Halal pharmaceuticals

Chemical Company of Malaysia (CCM) today shared that the company will continue to play an active role in spurring the Bumiputera Agenda through its current activities and future plans.

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UK: Futurist Food for a Generation of Muslim Millennials

| 08/11/2016 | Reply
UK: Futurist Food for a Generation of Muslim Millennials

There is a growing population of young Muslims in the UK who have been forgotten by brands, particularly with Halal food.

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UK: Over 12k visitors attend UK’s largest Muslim lifestyle expo

| 03/11/2016 | Reply
UK:  Over 12k visitors attend UK’s largest Muslim lifestyle expo

The Muslim Lifestyle Expo has been created to provide a unique marketing platform for global brands and businesses to engage with the Muslim consumer.

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Indonesian Muslim fashion brand penetrates British market

| 02/11/2016 | Reply
Indonesian Muslim fashion brand penetrates British market

Indonesian Muslim fashion brand Elzatta Dauky by Elhijab successfully penetrated the UK market at the Muslim Lifestyle Expo in Manchester.

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UK: The rise of the Muslim female entrepreneur

| 31/10/2016 | Reply
UK: The rise of the Muslim female entrepreneur

BBC Business News Business is often said to be a male-dominated world, and in the Muslim community – where female modesty is held at a premium – one might think that was doubly the case. However, a new crop of female Muslim entrepreneurs is defying this stereotype while cashing in on the rapidly growing market […]

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USA: ArKay Halal whiskey made without alcohol goes on sale

| 26/10/2016 | 4 Replies
USA: ArKay Halal whiskey made without alcohol goes on sale

They are conformed to Halal guidelines and meet the ingredient requirements of both the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Economic Community.

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Thailand: Developing halal cosmetics: now and in the future

| 17/10/2016 | Reply
Thailand: Developing halal cosmetics: now and in the future

The hottest topics in the personal care industry will be discussed at in-cosmetics Asia this year, and few are more on trend than halal products.

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How Britain’s young Muslims are tapping into a £2 trillion market

| 16/10/2016 | Reply
How Britain’s young Muslims are tapping into a £2 trillion market

Generation M’s entrepreneurs are catering for an affluent group ignored by the big brands.

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GIES: Capitalise on Muslim population growth

| 13/10/2016 | Reply
GIES:  Capitalise on Muslim population growth

GIES with key messages – focus on innovation and technology and capitalise on the rapid Muslim population growth.

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GIES: Stakeholders in Islamic economy need to focus on start-ups

| 13/10/2016 | Reply
GIES: Stakeholders in Islamic economy need to focus on start-ups

There’s huge market potential in e-commerce, where only 1 per cent of commerce in Muslim countries is done online for the time being.

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UK: World’s biggest brands to take part in UK’s largest Muslim Lifestyle Expo

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
UK: World’s biggest brands to take part in UK’s largest Muslim Lifestyle Expo

Rauf Mirza, Director of the Muslim Lifestyle Expo, said: “The exhibition is aimed at being a family-friendly and culturally diverse event to promote the positive and vibrant aspects of British Muslims.

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