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World Halal summit, expo in Istanbul

SHAFAQNA - The World Halal Summit and the fifth OIC Helal EXPO international trade fair kicked off in Istanbul, Turkey. The trade fair, which deals with food and beauty products that are allowed under traditional Islamic law (halal) is held…

S. Korea pins hopes on halal foods to woo Muslim tourists

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SHAFAQNA - South Korea has high hopes that halal food will help breathe new vitality into the local tourism industry hit hard by a sharp drop in Chinese visitors over the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system here. Easy access…

Halal food services Launched by Japanese logistics giant

SHAFAQNA - Japanese logistics giant Nippon Express is entering the emerging Asian Islamic market by providing a halal food logistics service in anticipation of greater demand in Japan and elsewhere in Asia. The logistics company has acquired…

Kenya to host 1st halal expo

SHAFAQNA - Kenya will host an exhibition on Halal later this month, as the country moves to tap into the increasing Muslim customers. The exhibition, the first of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa, will be held from November 19 at the Kenyatta…

South Korea to launch Muslim-friendly certificate system for restaurants

SHAFAQNA - A South Korean state-run tourism promotion agency is pushing to introduce a "Muslim-friendly certificate" for local restaurants in South Korea where visitors could be served well-prepared halal food, industry sources said on Thursday,…