Halal meat in Russia is expected to grow at a rate of 15-20% per year

Russia sees steady rise in halal meat products

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Over the next decade Russia’s halal meat market will grow at an average rate of 15-20% per year, opening up global opportunities for the country’s food industry and reaching a value of RUB600-RUB700 billion (US$1–1.1bn) by 2026, according to a study by...

A two-day conference on halal practices will take place in Copenhagen next month

Push for common halal guidance in Denmark

By Gerard O’Dwyer, in Helsinki

The Danish Agriculture & Food Council (DAFC/Landbrug & Fødevarer) has invited the country’s leading meat industry players to round-table talks to deepen collaboration between producers, brokers and marketers regarding halal meat exports.

The halal food market accounts for a fifth of the world's food trade

Halal economy focus at largest ever Gulfood

By Eliot Beer

The global Halal food trade is top of the agenda at Gulfood this week, as the show sees its 20th and biggest edition to date, with 4,800 exhibitors and 80,000 visitors expected.

Midamar and its executives have been accused of money laundering, mail and wire fraud and conspiracy to make and use false statements and documents.

Midamar manager admits faking Halal shipment info

By Eliot Beer

A former manager at US meat producer Midamar has pleaded guilty to faking certificates on meat sold as Halal, and admitted using Kosher beef in place of Halal meat, in shipments to Muslim countries.

UAE unveils new ‘Halal National Mark’

UAE unveils new ‘Halal National Mark’

By Eliot Beer

Food standards authorities in the UAE have released a new ‘Halal National Mark’, in an effort to standardise Halal certification in the country.

Hui halal hub bringing back Silk Road trade between China and Gulf

Snapshot: China

Hui halal hub bringing back Silk Road trade between China and Gulf

By RJ Whitehead

Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in northwest China is home to 10% of the country’s 20m Muslims. While by no means does it have a majority Muslim population, the strong Islamic tradition by the ethnic Hui people of this Silk Road region dates back to its...

Russia gains halal self-sufficiency

Russia gains halal self-sufficiency

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia reached self-sufficiency in halal meat production last year and exported halal poultry for the first time in its history, statistics have revealed.


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