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Malaysia: Guidelines for Halal medicine launched Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldPharmaceuticalsTrends

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2/10/12 www.dailyexpress.com.my

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia is the first country in the world to have created a halal ecosystem called Malaysian Standard MS 2424:2012 Halal Pharmaceuticals-General Guidelines.

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EU: Dinning trends in Europe- Report Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingTrends

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30/9/12  www.themalaysianinsider.com

“The future is in the past,” said Frédéric Loeb of the World Cuisine Summit at a press conference in Paris this week.

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.

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Don’t be so modest: How Islam is upending the fashion world Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingTrends

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29/9/12 www.globalpost.com

With Islamic fashion a burgeoning industry in a troubled world economy, modesty just might trend.

A model wearing Nzinga Knight walks the runway at Harlem’s Fashion Row 5th Anniversary during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, Sept. 7, 2012 in New York City.
PHOTO BY: Bennett Raglin
Here’s an interesting twist: the most unlikely of industries — the fashion world — is getting a lesson in innovation from Islam.

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New Zealand launched a Halal Guide for the Muslim markets Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldTrends

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27/9/12 www.traveldailynews.asia

The inaugural New Zealand Halal Guide to New Zealand provides general tourism information, together with a list of Halal classified restaurants and cafes, from halal-certified through to those which offer vegetarian dishes or vegan cuisine.

REPORT – PHILIPPINES – MANILA 2012 PATA TRAVEL MART: Maximizing the value offered by the world’s fastest growing market is the objective behind a new publication from Tourism New Zealandand Christchurch International Airport.

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Science urged for halal food Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingTrends

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16/9/

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.

Products are on display at the opening of the Hal-Q Expo at a mall in this file photo. Halal food production in Thailand has increased sharply in recent years.

Last year, Thailand ranked first in Asean in halal food exports, shipping US$4.8 billion worth to 57 countries.

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Halal toothpaste, anyone? Religious observance has become a global brand Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingTrends

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1/9/12  www.guardian.co.uk

The unstoppable growth of halal products shows we are all fair game for marketers but risks ghettoising the Muslim community

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Vegan, ‘halal’ Inika forecasts fourfold growth in revenue over 3 years Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingTrends

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10/8/12  www.theaustralian.com.au

Miranda Bond, Inika

Inika CEO and founder Miranda Bond said business-aid groups Heads over Heels and the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation helped her build the company. Picture: Stephen Cooper Source: The Australian

AUSTRALIAN vegan, certified halal and certified cruelty-free cosmetics company Inika has closed its first capital raising, which was led by Singapore-headquartered investment firm Cardinia Partners.

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Spending by Muslim Tourists is Growing Faster than the Global Rate – Study Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingTrends

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2/8/12

A new ground-breaking study, ‘Global Muslim Lifestyle Travel Market: Landscape & Consumer Needs,’ shows that Muslim tourists globally represent a major niche market worth $126.1 billion in 2011 growing at a 4.8% through 2020, compared to global average of 3.8%.  In a challenging global economic environment, the Study highlights how airlines, tourism destinations, and hotels/resorts can benefit by engaging with a market that has a young demographic, is growing in affluence, and is increasingly asserting its unique needs on the tourism industry.

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South Africa: The Halal Kingdom Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingTrends

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30/7/12  gulfbusiness.com

With the halal industry reaching over $2 trillion in value, South Africa has emerged as a surprising global leader in halal certification, writes Peter Shaw-Smith.

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Global travel industry gears up for Muslim tourist boom Category: HomeIndustryIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingReferenceTrends

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29/7/12 /www.france24.com

AFP - From halal spas to prayer rooms at airport terminals, the global tourism industry is gearing up for a projected boom in Muslim travel over the next decade, experts say.

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Ingredients Focus: Halal Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingReferenceTrends

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29/7/12  www.hoteliermiddleeast.com

By Louise Birchall

Atoz Foods supplies a wide range of halal meat products.
Atoz Foods supplies a wide range of halal meat products.

A consumer-driven demand for quality and specialised halal produce is leading exporters and distributors to offer more luxury, high-margin halal products

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U.S. : Halal of a Controversy Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingTrends

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25/7/12 www.adweek.com

By Christopher Heine

Last year, some bloggers gave Whole Foods flak for marketing to Muslims. Now other brands are hoping for same

Adnan Durrani | Photo: Craig Ruttle/AP Photo

If bloggers want to blast Whole Foods Market again for promoting Quran-approved food during Ramadan, there’s a few niche CPG brands that might plea: “Could you mention us? Pretty please, with halal-certified sugar on top?”

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Malaysia’s halal logistics sector on the uptrend Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldTrends

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15/7/12  www.theborneopost.com

By Justin Yap

SECTORAL BOOST: The increase of halal food exports could further boost the logistics growth in Malaysia as there would be a need for freight-forwarding and transportation services.

KUCHING: Malaysia is expected to see its US$1.9 billion (RM6.05 billion) halal logistics sector to grow in tandem with the halal food industry.

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NZ: World’s biggest brand? Not McDonald’s but halal Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingTrends

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13/7/12 www.nzherald.co.nz

By Ben Chapman-Smith

Malaysian business leader Tan Sri Halim Saad, here in New Zealand to let local businesses know the opportunities of producing food for halal markets.  Photo / Richard Robinson
Malaysian business leader Tan Sri Halim Saad, here in New Zealand to let local businesses know the opportunities of producing food for halal markets. Photo / Richard Robinson

People may think Google or McDonald’s are the biggest brands in the world, but that’s just because they’re not thinking of halal, says billionaire Malaysian businessman Tan Sri Halim Saad.

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$632 b Halal foods market among fastest growing Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingReferenceTrends

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9/7/12 www.fnbnews.com

By Hasan Mulani, Mumbai

Islam is one of the largest and fastest-growing religions in the world; over 25 per cent of the world’s population – about 1.75 billion – is Muslim or following Islam religion.
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