It estimates the existence of a huge international market of Halal
business worth trillions of dollars, bulk of which is taken away by non-Muslim countries.
Such stiff competition and a reported target of 10 per cent of the global market share for its international Halal
centre in the next three years, means Dubai will have its work cut out.
With the increase in global Halal
trade, many countries are taking initiatives to capitalise on the growth potential.
Malaysia Airlines values this contribution by INHART as it is constantly trying to improvise the Halal
standard on board it's flights.
The global halal
food market is said to be worth hundreds of billions of pounds and its presence in Wales is growing.
The aim is to net a share of the blossoming halal
tourism market, which requires halal
certified hotels and restaurants.
The big international consumer brands such as Nestle, Unilever and Danone have long obtained Malaysia's halal
mark from JAKIM.
Fresh meat accounted for the vast bulk of halal
meat bought, with about 80% of respondents saying they bought fresh meat direct from the butcher's counter.
cosmetics are aspect of the global Halal
industry that is still in its infancy.
He added: "There is a growing demand in France for halal
foie gras, non-alcoholic champagne, sauerkraut garnished with pork free sausages and halal
The UK does not have a single standard for halal
Frits van Dijk, executive vice president at the world's biggest food group, told Reuters on the sidelines of the World Halal
Forum in The Hague he expected the halal
food business in Europe to grow by 20 to 25 percent within the next decade.