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Transportation from port to the retailer/buyer, how are the boxes placed: dedicated trucks for halal? Mixed with non-halal product boxes?
November 18, 2014 - 20:02 GMT
The halal industry and the certification bodies seem to have missed the boat on cross contamination challenges for halal certified products

November 20, 2014

From left to right Frank Uzsko General Manager Al Safi Danone and Niels Hougaard Managing Director Tetra Pak Arabia
06:20 GMT
(press release)

Tetra Pak and Al Safi Danone jointly announced the commercial production and re-launch of their flavoured milk product in Tetra Pak’s new package innovation, the Tetra Brik Aseptic Slim 200ML “Leaf”.

Çelik noted that the government plans to amend the existing law in order to give companies that have not yet acquired a specialist extra time to comply.
04:55 GMT

The number of hazardous workplaces in Turkey, especially those related to industries such as mining and construction, stands at 680,000.

November 19, 2014

During the event
11:21 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant held its GALAXY Studio booth at Taj Lifestyle and City Mall to introduce the latest Smartphone, the Samsung GALAXY Note 4 in the Jordanian market.

Investment volume in the private hospitals sector in the Kingdom exceeds JD2 billion, Private Hospitals Association President Fawzi Hammouri said Monday.
04:55 GMT

Private hospitals employ 30,000 workers, 95 per cent of whom are Jordanians.

Global cocoa consumption has grown by an average of three percent every year from 2008 to 2012.
04:55 GMT

Rising demand from Asia and economic and environmental pressure on cocoa farms is threatening to make chocolate a rare delicacy in the next five years.

November 18, 2014

The helicopter can carry four people and is capable of flying up to 14,000 feet. It has a 300-horsepower engine.
18:38 GMT

Since 1992, Iran has begun a self-sufficient military program under which it produces everything from mortars to torpedoes and jet fighters to submarines.

November 17, 2014

RAK Ceramics
09:49 GMT
(press release)

RAK Ceramics, the world's largest manufacturer of ceramic tiles and sanitaryware, will be participating at the Big 5 International Building & Construction Show.

PepsiCo-Jordan
08:06 GMT
(press release)

As part of its efforts to support the local sports scene, particularly football, PepsiCo-Jordan launched the ‘Healthy Living Football Championship’, a staff tournament that covers the Company’s various locations.

November 16, 2014

During the event
07:49 GMT
(press release)

Dirab Golf & Country Club in Riyadh, KSA, is announced as the venue of the final qualifier of the 16th Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge (XCGC), one of the most prestigious sporting events in the region.

Shareholders' equity totalled JD771 million at the end of September 2014, higher than the JD762.3 million as of December 31, 2013.
04:55 GMT

Jordan Phosphate Mines Company (JPMC) maximised its operational profit by 217.3 per cent, or JD22.9 million, during the first nine months of this year.

November 12, 2014

CEO of New Medical Center Group of Companies, B.R. Shetty, will invest millions in Saudi's new Jazan industrial city. (Shutterstock)
06:53 GMT

A top Indian billionaire will invest up to $266.5 million in Saudi Arabia's healthcare and pharmaceutical manufacturing sector.

November 11, 2014

Samsung Gear S
10:21 GMT
(press release)

HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location experiences, announced that it has partnered with Samsung to bring its maps and location platform services to Tizen-powered smart devices by Samsung, including the newly-announced Samsung Gear S.

Shell reached an agreement with the Ministry of Petroleum on shale gas pricing for which Shell will begin production trials soon.
04:55 GMT

“Shell Egypt will not work in deep water research and exploration after its experience in the Mediterranean, which cost us millions of dollars.”

It will hire more than 500 captains and first officers over the next three years as part of its large-scale global campaign.
01:21 GMT

“Etihad Airways will hire hundreds of pilots over the next three years to keep pace with the rapid expansion of our aircraft fleet."

November 10, 2014

Wadi Wurayah National Park
09:06 GMT
(press release)

Canon Middle East has renewed its gold corporate membership with Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF (EWS-WWF).