The Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) expects total export surplus for the halal industry this year to exceed the RM32 billion achieved in 2013.
Halal is gaining a huge interest in the Mediterranean with the recent conclusion of 3rd Maghreb Food Exhibition (MAFEX), which took place from 11-13 December 2014 in the Moroccan city of Casablanca, Morocco.
Palm oil, whose industry accounts for over 8% of Malaysia's GNI, will be repositioned as a wonder ingredient that is safe and Syariah compliant in Halal Ingredient Asia 2015 this September.
Two sisters from India have started a halal cosmetics company catering to all who wish to avoid chemical-ridden products and seek a healthy lifestyle.
A spate of scandals involving halal meat — first in Europe and now in the U.S. — threatens the reliability of the industry and highlights the need for improved oversight.
Here's a list of aspects that should be taken into consideration to fulfill the true spirit of Halal and Tayyib for Halal pharmaceuticals and health care products.