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Japan Is the Place to Be for Muslim Travellers

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SHAFAQNA - MVSLIM : Japan, an archipelago situated in north East Asia, is a fascinating and beautiful country visited by tourists from around the world. A country with rich traditions, beautiful landscapes, interesting history and culture,…

Muslim-American food truck owners fast during Ramadan, no matter how much chicken they smell all day

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SHAFAQNA - Business Insider| by Shirin Jaafari : Fasting can be tough for pretty much anyone. But what about the men and women who are fasting during daylight hours and spend all day preparing and serving food to the public? This question…

Australia leading Global Hub of Halal Meat With Muslim Population of Over 500,000

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SHAFAQNA - The Halal food market has been rapidly growing in the global food industry. The market is worth over $667 million, around 20 percent of the total global food industry. This number is expected to jump to $2.25 trillion by 2024. Economic…

Got 24 hours to spend in London? Try these 4 halal food hotspots

SHAFAQNA - When you jet to a non-Muslim destination for a very quick stay, it makes sense to choose convenience at meal times and opt for something vegetarian or seafood-based. However, with more and more halal restaurants and takeaway options…

Halal Certified Restaurants on Rise in Singapore, More Tolerance Needed

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SHAFAQNA - With the increase in the number of Halal Certified restaurants, or restaurants that are currently in the process of getting their Halal Certification, in Singapore, more tolerance is needed from those of other races. Many have…

French schools ordered to offer Muslims alternative to pork

SHAFAQNA - A Muslim association won what it called a landmark victory today as a court ruled that schoolchildren who do not eat pork must be offered alternative dishes. Dijon Administrative Court quashed a decision by Gilles Platret, the…

EXCLUSIVE - The London Halal Food Festival

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SHAFAQNA - Over 18,000 people attended this weekends spectacular Halal Food Festival.The event - the only one of its kind, was staged at London’s historic Tobacco Dock. The festival attracts visitors from across the UK keen to discover new…

Uzma Asghar, a female Muslim entrepreneur shares her personal journey of trying to live and share the healthy organic lifestyle

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SHAFAQNA - Uzma Asghar is a 38 year old female Muslim entrepreneur and mum of two young children living in Birmingham, UK. Uzma, self-declared “hippy” has a degree in Medical Biochemistry, but decided after having children to make her passion…

Halal food festival in Toronto

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SHAFAQNA - For the fifth year, the Toronto suburb of Mississauga is hosting what it bills as North America’s largest halal food festival from July 15 to 16. Halal food is that which is prepared according to Islamic law. Animals must be healthy…

Growing Halal food market in Canada

SHAFAQNA - A growing Muslim community in Canada has led to swelling sales of halal food, which has some grocers, manufacturers and eateries seeking ways to profit from the boom. "It's a huge business. It's an $80-billion business around the…

Peach logo sign of halal food for Muslim tourists in Okayama, Japan

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SHAFAQNA - If Muslims in Japan's Okayama look for the Peach Mark logo, they can find facilities that cater for their special needs. The logo enables Muslim tourists to identify eateries that provide food that doesn't contain pork and menus…