Tag: Korea Halal

Korean firms struggle to enter halal market

| 11/04/2019 | Reply
Korean firms struggle to enter halal market

South Korean firms have been eyeing the ever-expanding halal market for some years now, but technical difficulties in receiving certifications and lack of expertise in attracting buyers continue to remain major hurdles.

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Korean cosmetics makers eye new opportunities in Middle East

| 19/10/2016 | Reply
Korean cosmetics makers eye new opportunities in Middle East

Muslim spending on cosmetics is expected to grow from $46 billion in 2013 to $73 billion by 2019 to account for over 8.2 percent of global expenditure.

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South Korea: Cosmax takes lead in adapting to Halal cosmetics

| 27/07/2016 | Reply
South Korea: Cosmax takes lead in adapting to Halal cosmetics

It has kicked off producing 50 halal-certified products at its Jakarta plant in Indonesia, gearing up its efforts to capture the burgeoning global Halal cosmetics market.

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South Korea: Ministry denies rumored inflow of Muslim workers for halal food

| 21/01/2016 | Reply
South Korea: Ministry denies rumored inflow of Muslim workers for halal food

The ministry refuted the reports and rumors, saying though the government is reviewing the plan of building a halal food-processing complex, it has no plans to employ Muslim workers there.

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First Korean food fair held in Dubai

| 01/12/2015 | Reply
First Korean food fair held in Dubai

The K-Food Fair in Dubai comes after the Korean government signed a memorandum of understanding with the Arabic country in March this year regarding halal food.

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Korea’s Caffe Bene receives halal certification

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
Korea’s Caffe Bene receives halal certification

The newly acquired halal certification is set to pave the way for the coffee chain to expand its presence in the Middle East, according to Caffe Bene.

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South Korea: Six charged for schemes involving fake halal food

| 30/07/2015 | Reply
South Korea: Six charged for schemes involving fake halal food

Six people have been charged for their alleged involvement in the mass sale of fake halal food that appears to have affected Muslims nationwide.

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Korea Launches Halal Education Program

| 15/07/2015 | Reply
Korea Launches Halal Education Program

A specialized education curriculum for companies seeking to enter Islamic markets is set to open for the first time in Korea.

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Korea: High-level Halal Personnel to Meet for Discussions

| 15/07/2015 | Reply
Korea: High-level Halal Personnel to Meet for Discussions

Korea’s first Halal industry exhibition will take place in Seoul from Aug. 7 to 9. A large number of high-level personnel from Halal organizations will attend the event.

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South Korea: aT leads in boosting halal food exports

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
South Korea: aT leads in boosting halal food exports

The Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corp. (aT) has stepped up efforts to help increase outbound shipments of halal certified food products to Islamic countries.

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South Korea Gov’t to issue ‘halal’ certificates to restaurants

| 23/03/2015 | Reply
South Korea Gov’t to issue ‘halal’ certificates to restaurants

The government plans to issue “halal” certificates to at least 140 restaurants nationwide, where Muslims can eat food without worrying about the ingredients.

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South Korea to Operate Designated Slaughterhouses for Halal Food

| 19/03/2015 | Reply
South Korea to Operate Designated Slaughterhouses for Halal Food

The head of South Korea’s food agency has announced that the country will run designated slaughterhouses for chickens and cattle based on halal standards.

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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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South Korean Prince holds talks with Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince

| 05/03/2015 | Reply
South Korean Prince holds talks with Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince

A key centerpiece is an MOU on cooperation on halal food products, a move Seoul says could give South Korea’s access to the huge global halal market.

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Halal-certified Korean food products on the rise

| 13/01/2015 | Reply
Halal-certified Korean food products on the rise

Korean food products will be seen more and more in predominantly Muslim countries in the near future. This is because Korean food makers have been actively receiving halal certification for their foods and assembly lines.

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Korea: Talent Cosmetics attains Halal certification

| 11/12/2014 | Reply
Korea: Talent Cosmetics attains Halal certification

Talent Cosmetics became the first Korean cosmetics brand to receive the Malaysian government’s halal certification.

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Korean food makers zero in on halal market

| 05/03/2014 | Reply
Korean food makers zero in on halal market

Nongshim, the nation’s largest noodle maker, has spearheaded the trend. They gained halal accreditation from Malaysian institute Jakim, last year.

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UAE: Halal food gains momentum

| 19/12/2013 | Reply
UAE:  Halal food gains momentum

Industry stakeholders said investors are increasingly looking opportunities to make investments in halal food products to capitalise growth in this untapped market across many geographies.

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Korea: Korean food certified halal by Jakim

| 25/10/2013 | Reply
Korea: Korean food certified halal by Jakim

Korea Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd hopes to increase its sales revenue by 50% in 2014 from RM40mil to RM60mil after gaining halal certification from the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim).

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Korea: Food makers rush to secure ‘halal’ certification

| 03/05/2013 | Reply
Korea: Food makers rush to secure ‘halal’ certification

The change was driven by an explosive growth of demand for Korean food in populous Muslim countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia and Pakistan.

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