German food retailer Aldi Süd tests halal beef sausages and turkish sucuk sausage.
Japanese food producer Ajinomoto is expanding in Southeast Asia and building a new plant in Malaysia for 85 million US dollars.
The UK House of Commons will start serving halal and kosher meals from March 30 – on a trial basis.
Fira de Barcelona has postponed the Alimentaria and Hostelco trade shows 2020 to September 14-17 this year.
For the postponed fair Halal Hannover there is now a replacement date. The trade fair will take place from 11 to 13 September 2020.
Deutsche Messe postpones “Halal Hannover” because of the dangerous corona virus. An alternate date for the international Halal trade fair will follow shortly.
The Halal fair Mihas in Kuala Lumpur is postponed to September due to the spread of the new corona virus.
The New Zealand state has taken over the country’s leading halal certifier – and is now involved in the global halal business.
There are 180 halal restaurants in Japan today. Seven years ago, there were only four. Japanese wagyu beef is also being served halal.
Javier Albarracín, head of the Halal section of the Alimentaria food fair, wants more Thai halal meals, knows the best European country for halal products and is thinking about the future of the halal fairs.
Halal products and a gastronomic congress are the highlights at the food fair Alimentaria in Barcelona.
India International Halal Expo 2020 is expected to attract more than 120 exhibitors and 15,000 attendees globally. Muazzam Naik, CEO of Atoba Business Networks and organizer of the fair about the highlights.
This year, the global halal market will rise to over 2.5 trillion US dollars for the first time, says consulting firm A.T. Kearney.
Next year the worldwide important Halal fair Mihas starts in Kuala Lumpur again. Not only will it be bigger, the topic of sustainability will also become more important.
Javier Albarracín, Halal Alimentaria: “Spain is an increasingly interesting market for the halal industry”
Javier Albarracín, Head of Alimentaria’s halal section, about halal products in Spanish supermarkets, Muslim travelers and the Expo Halal at the food fair Alimentaria in Barcelona.
OIC standards body SMIIC OIC standards body SMIIC has made some important decissions in Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The British retailer Marks & Spencer launches own-brand halal-certified prepared meals.
SMIIC has published the latest editions of the OIC/SMIIC halal standards.
MAB Kargo, a subsidiary of the Malaysia Aviation Group companies, launched its halal logistics service. With this service the company offers hygenic and secure movement, storage and handling of both food and non-food material.
Alimentaria 2020 will feature Expo Halal, a specific space dedicated to offering these types of foods and beverages, although it will now be part of Alimentaria Trends.
Indonesia wants to import 50,000 tons of frozen beef from Brazil. The Asian country mainly imports beef from Australia and New Zealand.
The halal law in Indonesia will start in October 2019. Foreign producers hope for a weakening of the law.
The Philippines have a new national halal logo and want to export even more halal products.