Halal Meat

Miratorg has added halal products to its ranges at branded stores

Miratorg introduces halal lines to range

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian agricultural holding Miratorg has launched halal beef and chicken ranges at its branded stores in Russia for the first time, the company’s press-service has revealed. 

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...

Reforms to Pakistan's import duty could triple halal meat production in the future

Pakistan cuts duty for meat industry equipment

By Kaswar Klasra, in Islamabad

The Pakistan government has reduced custom duty on machinery imports used in the livestock and meat industry from 5% to 2% to encourage investment in the meat industry.

Halal meat sold inside the EU is more profitable than exporting it elsewhere, says Lithuania

Lithuania boosted by halal meat exports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

In 2015 Lithuania exported 420 tonnes (t) of beef produced through ritual slaughter, which now makes up 10% overall beef exports from the country, according to the country’s Food and Veterinary Service (FVS). 

Halal meat is expected to grow as the Muslim population increases

Halal boosts fresh meat performance

By Anastasia Alieva, head of fresh food research, Euromonitor International

Demand for halal meat, an important feature of life across Muslim communities, is growing rapidly as the Muslim share of the global population has increased steadily and is projected to reach about 26% by 2030. This growth means halal meat products are...

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.

Imports of meat have risen and fallen in line with population changes

Dubai highlights growing importance of halal meat imports

By Georgi Gyton

With prospects for economic growth in Dubai and the UAE looking positive, imports of food, particularly meat, will becoming increasingly important as the city’s population grows, according to a report by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Russia's Spiritual Administration of Muslims says the halal industry is growing rapidly

Russia sees rapid growth in halal meat production

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The halal meat industry in Russia is growing rapidly, according to the country’s Spiritual Administration of Muslims. About 12% of all meat produced in the country is now officially certified as halal and, by 2020, this figure could rise to 20%, as the...

China has a 20 million-strong Muslim population

China gears up for halal meat exports

By Mark Godfrey

The world’s meat traders were in western China this week for the China International Halal Food and Products Fair, designed to make China a leading halal meat exporter.

Pakistan is falling behind in the halal market

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Pakistan: lost opportunity for halal exports

By Rahimullah Yusufzai, in Peshawar

Pakistan meat sector executives believe their export sector is underperforming, failing especially to seize sales in affluent international halal markets.

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