PARIS, Sept 29 — Menus developed with neurologists to draw out different emotions, restaurants that offer 3D dining experiences and meatballs — yes, meatballs — are a few of the dining concepts predicted to trend across Europe over the next five years.
When Polish chemist Wojciech Inglot worked on creating a “breathable” nail polish for consumers who were becoming increasingly health-conscious, he had no idea of the changes he was about to bring about in the Muslim world.
Zunairah Commerce is about to launch HalalTradeZone.com in the month of March, a comprehensive business portal that will be a one stop shop for most of the Halal needs of Businesses and Consumers locally and globally.
The Tourism and Creative Economy Ministry will design several programs to reach its target of 254 million domestic tourists and 9 million foreign tourists in 2013. Promoting sharia tourism across the archipelago by wooing tourists from Middle Eastern countries is one of the ministry’s programs. Antara/Herka Yanis Pangaribowo
With the total food import to the Gulf region set to grow two-fold to hit $53.1 billion by 2020, the regional halal food industry is poised to grow at a fast pace in the coming years, said participants at a recent international halal event in Sharjah.
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Britain’s 300 cheese-makers have had a difficult year as milk prices rise and shoppers turn back to basics.
But despite this, Mike Heler’s family business is going from strength to strength.
Joseph Heler Cheese, set up by Mike’s father, Joseph, now 85, in 1957, is the largest independent cheesemaker in the UK and it launched its Blue Cheshire in Tesco stores in England earlier this month.
Sales of beauty and personal care products bearing halal-certification are now worth more than £3.1bn internationally, as Muslim consumers seek more integrity in their beauty regimes.
AS INVESTORS and companies steer a course through social and economic turmoil, it is understandable that they are cautious of new markets. But, despite the volatility of the Arab Spring, it would be a missed opportunity to ignore the Muslim world.
Scottish Development International, the Scottish Government’s investment and business development agency, has published its latest figures for the food and drink sector which highlight that trade with the Middle East continues to grow. Despite the global financial crisis and the Arab Spring the region continues to be a major market for Scottish goods.
“The future is in the past,” said Frédéric Loeb of the World Cuisine Summit at a press conference in Paris this week.
The French halal C&T market has been a tough nut to crack but there is potential for growth, as David Hayhurst reports from Paris
With Islamic fashion a burgeoning industry in a troubled world economy, modesty just might trend.
Thai halal food has the potential to serve a greater share of the world population, and food makers and exporters are being urged to use science and technology to cut costs and enhance quality.
Last year, Thailand ranked first in Asean in halal food exports, shipping US$4.8 billion worth to 57 countries.
The unstoppable growth of halal products shows we are all fair game for marketers but risks ghettoising the Muslim community
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- Sharia tourism initiated to tap growing Muslim travel market
- UAE: Boom time for GCC halal food industry
- UK: British cheese-maker sees sales boom thanks to going halal
- International halal beauty market blooms
- The Muslim world is opening up for Western investors
- UAE: Food and drinks sector continues to drive Scottish exports to Middle East
- Saudi Arabian Foodservice: The Future of Foodservice in Saudi Arabia to 2016
- UK: Just Falafel eyes 200 UK outlets by 2017
- EU: Dinning trends in Europe- Report
- Halal beauty: growth in France
- Don’t be so modest: How Islam is upending the fashion world
- Science urged for halal food
- Halal toothpaste, anyone? Religious observance has become a global brand