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UAE: Harvard Study analyses Al Islami Foods

| 15/03/2015 | Reply
UAE: Harvard Study analyses Al Islami Foods

Harvard Business School recently published a new case study about Al Islami Foods, the leading Halal food company in the Middle East.

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Malaysia: HDC urges Halal producers to use Global Halal Support Centre

| 15/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC urges Halal producers to use Global Halal Support Centre

Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) has called on producers of halal products to use its expertise via Global Halal Support Centre, which is free.

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China: Mainland firms invited to join Brunei halal project

| 14/03/2015 | Reply
China: Mainland firms invited to join Brunei halal project

Brunei has invited Chinese mainland investors and enterprises to join a $300-million, halal-themed industry park in the Southeast Asian nation.

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Russia to import halal meat to Arab countries

| 14/03/2015 | Reply
Russia to import halal meat to Arab countries

Russia is going to export halal poultry meat to Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

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USA: Alwan launches halal, kosher and vegan cosmetics company

| 14/03/2015 | Reply
USA: Alwan launches halal, kosher and vegan cosmetics company

Alwan claims to be the only company in the world that is branding its cosmetics with Halal, Kosher and Vegetarian certifications.

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Malaysia: The 12th MIHAS Congregates at the World Halal Summit

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia:  The 12th MIHAS Congregates at the World Halal Summit

WHS will feature a trade fair and six subject-focused forums hosted by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry Malaysia (MITI).

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Pakistan: Meaty Affairs

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Meaty Affairs

If things go well, Pakistani meat industry could establish itself as a serious player in the local and global meat market.

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UK: Rising Islamophobia ‘threat to UK tourism, investment’

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
UK: Rising Islamophobia ‘threat to UK tourism, investment’

An anti-Islamic mood has been spreading across Europe, with Muslim communities particularly wary following the attack in January on the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris.

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Philippines: OIC backs PH halal initiatives – DOST

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Philippines: OIC backs PH halal initiatives – DOST

The pan-Islamic body Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) has expressed support for the First Halal Assembly and is expected to gather at least 40 representatives.

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Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Wants to Stop Halal Cheaters

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Wants to Stop Halal Cheaters

The country is putting into place a new food standard call the “a dal,” which will require certification.

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Korea: Firms asked to take cautious approach to halal business

| 13/03/2015 | Reply
Korea: Firms asked to take cautious approach to halal business

The National Assembly Research Service (NARS) suggested in a report that comprehensive research and studies on the Middle East and its food market be carried out first.

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Pakistan: New investments likely in Halal Industry

| 11/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: New investments likely in Halal Industry

Said US Agency for International Development (USAID) Director for Punjab Dr Miles Toder while speaking at the 4th International Halal Conference in Lahore.

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Malaysia: World Halal Summit 2015 To Merge Trade Fair, Conferences

| 11/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Summit 2015 To Merge Trade Fair, Conferences

A trade fair and six halal industry conferences under one roof this year, offering the largest ever and well-integrated expositions to unite the global halal marketplace.

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UK Government Rejects Call to Ban Religious Slaughter

| 11/03/2015 | Reply
UK Government Rejects Call to Ban Religious Slaughter

Amid increasing campaigns against Halal meat in the UK, the British government said it had “no intention” to ban the religious slaughtering of animals for Muslims and Jews.

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Pakistan: ICCBS-KU sets up halal testing laboratory

| 09/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: ICCBS-KU sets up halal testing laboratory

Int’l Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi has set up a special laboratory at its Industrial Analytical Centre, dedicated to the testing of Halal products.

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Malaysian Investors, SMEs Urged To Tap Philippine Halal Market

| 09/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysian Investors, SMEs Urged To Tap Philippine Halal Market

Malaysian investors and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have export capability have been invited to explore the untapped Halal market in the Philippines.

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Saudi Arabia: Food is being thrown away

| 09/03/2015 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Food is being thrown away

It is estimated that between a third and half of the food produced in GCC countries goes to waste. Despite that, GCC countries are investing in farmlands abroad.

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UK: EBLEX Halal seminar to debate issues 17 March 2015

| 08/03/2015 | Reply
UK: EBLEX Halal seminar to debate issues 17 March 2015

Topics covered include recent research on halal slaughter, marketing activity for the sector, global opportunities for exports, consumer perceptions of halal products, and dietary health.

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Philippines: New pact inked for halal industry

| 07/03/2015 | Reply
Philippines: New pact inked for halal industry

NCMF shall declare ZamboEcozone as the “centre of halal industry in the Philippines” while the latter shall appropriate a fully integrated and contained 100-hectare zone exclusively for halal.

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Islamic finance remains a missed opportunity for banks in US and Canada

| 07/03/2015 | Reply
Islamic finance remains a missed opportunity for banks in US and Canada

Islamic finance is surging across the globe, that is, everywhere except in the US and Canada. How come?

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