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UAE Minister of State for Food Security H.E. Mariam Almheiri Takes Part in 41st FAO Conference

| 30/06/2019 | Reply
UAE Minister of State for Food Security H.E. Mariam Almheiri Takes Part in 41st FAO Conference

H.E. underlined the mission of the National Food Security Strategy to establish the UAE as a world leader in innovative food security.

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Indonesia calls for halal industry to be a focus for Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle

| 24/06/2019 | Reply
Indonesia calls for halal industry to be a focus for Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle

Indonesia underlined 3 areas of cooperation for IMT-GT to focus on namely connectivity, sustainable and inclusive economic development, and the Halal industry.

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Saudi ‘Halal’ Nightclub Tests Societal Limits for Reforms

| 22/06/2019 | Reply
Saudi ‘Halal’ Nightclub Tests Societal Limits for Reforms

The roller-coaster of approval and disapproval did not come as a surprise to people familiar with the implementation of Vision 2030.

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USA: Summer Fancy Food Show 23-25, Javits Center, NY, USA

| 21/06/2019 | Reply
USA: Summer Fancy Food Show 23-25, Javits Center, NY, USA

At Summer Fancy Show – Riz Global Foods is introducing North America’s first and largest assortment of frozen, value added boxed lamb and wagyu beef products.

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China: Ghuangzhou Int’l Fruit Expo 2019

| 18/06/2019 | Reply
China: Ghuangzhou Int’l Fruit Expo 2019

The China Guangzhou Int’l Fruit Expo 2019 is being held 27-29 June 2019. Click in the article for a Free Ticket.

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Saudi Arabia: Was the ‘halal disco’ in Jeddah shut down?

| 14/06/2019 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Was the ‘halal disco’ in Jeddah shut down?

Sources confirmed the lounge was ordered to close just an hour before Ne-Yo was set to appear, and that it wasn’t a matter of licensing.

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Saudi Arabia Will Soon Have A ‘Halal Nightclub’

| 13/06/2019 | Reply
Saudi Arabia Will Soon Have A ‘Halal Nightclub’

According to reports, the country will soon have what they are calling a ‘halal nightclubs’ for the visitors who miss a vibrant nightlife.  

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Malaysia: Japan’s Zensho agreed to pay $53 mln for Malaysian halal restaurant chain -source

| 13/06/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Japan’s Zensho agreed to pay $53 mln for Malaysian halal restaurant chain -source

The deal increases the Japanese firm’s presence in Southeast Asia, adding to current operations in Malaysia as well as Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Opinion: Is Indonesia ready for Halal certification obligation?

| 12/06/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Is Indonesia ready for Halal certification obligation?

Indonesia’s halal industry is underdeveloped because the local and domestic players have not significantly seized the opportunity.

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Canada: Halal Expo Canada 2019 to provide a unique matchmaking platform

| 10/06/2019 | Reply
Canada: Halal Expo Canada 2019 to provide a unique matchmaking platform

APPSAYA Matchmaking Platform will provide a convenient and an easy tool for exhibitors and attendees to connect and conduct business.

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SDGs: Sustainable style and the rise of circular fashion

| 10/06/2019 | Reply
SDGs: Sustainable style and the rise of circular fashion

“Consumers are becoming more and more conscious, they hold the power to make the change. More and more they are checking labels and manufacturing process.” Renting fashion for a start!

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Malaysia: Malaysian International Food & Beverage Trade Fair – 26-28 June 2019

| 10/06/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Malaysian International Food & Beverage Trade Fair – 26-28 June 2019

The event is set to be held on 26 – 28 June 2019 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) and open to trade visitors from 10.30am – 6pm.

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Saudi Arabia: 7th Edition Foodex Saudi in Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events

| 10/06/2019 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: 7th Edition Foodex Saudi in Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events

Get high exposure in the Saudi Food Market, The largest & fastest growing food market in GCC and Middle East!

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Asian Countries Are Off Track to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

| 08/06/2019 | Reply
Asian Countries Are Off Track to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Across the region, the landscape also varies. Each of the five subregions shows uneven progress toward some goals and negative tends away from others.

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Indonesia: Bukalapak hopes to become the Alibaba or Amazon for Middle East’s Muslims

| 08/06/2019 | Reply
Indonesia: Bukalapak hopes to become the Alibaba or Amazon for Middle East’s Muslims

Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Jakarta, Bukalapak is an ecommerce platform with 4 million merchant partners in Indonesia.

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Bahrain: Arla Foods to shift some production to the Middle East

| 06/06/2019 | Reply
Bahrain: Arla Foods to shift some production to the Middle East

Arla Foods said production from its Bislev and AKAFA sites in Denmark and from its Riyadh site in Saudi Arabia will be moved to a site in Manama in Bahrain.

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Saudi Arabia: Food worth SR70 million is wasted daily in Saudi

| 31/05/2019 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Food worth SR70 million is wasted daily in Saudi

Another study conducted earlier had revealed that nearly 440 tonnes of rice gets dumped into the landfills every year.

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UK: Fast food chain GDK to open 14 new locations in UK

| 31/05/2019 | Reply
UK: Fast food chain GDK to open 14 new locations in UK

The company also signed agreements to enter Ontario and British Columbia provinces, and is currently in talks with franchisees to open new outlets in Manhattan and New Jersey, New York.

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Canada: International & Domestic Exhibitors filling up at HALAL EXPO CANADA 2019

| 31/05/2019 | Reply
Canada: International & Domestic Exhibitors filling up at HALAL EXPO CANADA 2019

Held at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario on October 8-9, 2019, it will be hosting nearly 150 local and international exhibitors with a presentation of government supported country’s pavilions.

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Malaysia: Johor out to boost halal sector

| 30/05/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Johor out to boost halal sector

“Johor, Singapore and Indonesia should complement instead of competing with each other in developing the halal sector under the Singapore-Johor-Riau (SIJORI) economic growth triangle.”

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