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The Importance of Consumer Awareness

Author: Faheema Mahomed Ali Date: 22 August 2022 The food industry has rapidly been evolving and has experienced exponential growth in recent times. A large increase in world population initiated the development of original and innovative ways to keep up with the demand for food. Furthermore, socio-economic changes, competition within the food industry and exposure […]

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A little halaal could have a multiplier effect

It’s estimated that there are somewhere between 800 000 and 1.5-million observant Muslims in South Africa. Which isn’t a particularly large segment of the population — especially when you compare it with other religions or demographic groups. But commercially Islam punches far above its weight. There are places of worship and butchers and retail outlets

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OVERVIEW-South Africa’s halal food industry

Author: Paul Cochrane, Dinarstandard South Africa has a long halal – or as it is known locally ‘halaal’ – heritage. “Certification began in the 1940s, so South Africans are pioneers in halal certification,” Moulana Abdul Wahab Wookay, CEO of the National Independent Halaal Trust (NIHT), told SalaamGateway. Until the 1980s, certification was primarily for meat,

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‘Chicken coming in from US not halaal certified by SA bodies’

Author: Mamaponya Motsai Top halaal certifying bodies in the country say they have not certified poultry imported from the US under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) deal. The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), the South African National Halaal Authority and the National Independent Halaal Trust (Sanha)and the National Independent Halaal Trust (NIHT) say they

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ABI still awaits Islamic jurists’ decision on CO2 from beer

Author: NIHT Media Durban – A panel of Islamic jurists will investigate the implications for Muslim consumers of a decision by SAB to use carbon dioxide (CO2) derived from beer production in soft drinks bottled by subsidiary ABI. This comes after SAB, the local arm of beer giant SABMiller, announced this week that it would

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