Watch or listen to this special presentation on trends in kosher and halal certification in product development with David Feder, Executive Editor-Technical for Prepared Foods, and Joe Regenstein, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Food Science and head of the Kosher and Halal Food Initiative in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University.
Anlit Ltd., Tel-Aviv, Israel, says it plans to use Vitafoods Europe-FPE, May 9-11, 2017, in Geneva, to introduce vegetarian curcumin gummies for consumers
April 13, 2017
Most gummies contain gelatin, but the growing demand for vegetarian products—together with the fact that all Anlit products are certified kosher and halal—led the company to replace gelatin with pectin.
Halal and vegan labels are set to grow by a compound annual growth rate of over 5% annually between 2015 and 2020
May 31, 2016
Global Market Research Company Euromonitor International launched the new Ethical Labels database, responding to the growing movement towards sustainability, social responsibility and transparency on labels.
Whether due to food safety concerns or a desire to abide by certain standards, the market for kosher and halal foods continues to grow.
November 11, 2013
The 16% of Americans who buy kosher products do so in an effort to maintain a halal diet, making it the fourth-most cited reason for buying kosher, behind the 55% of those who eat kosher for health and safety reasons, the 38% who are vegetarians and 35% who simply like the taste or flavor.
Both kosher- and halal-certified products convey a sense of food quality and safety to consumers, proving the recent growth in both markets goes beyond religion. Speakers at two Prepared Foods’ R&DSeminars provided information and insight on what makes these two markets perfect mainstream cross-overs.
Butter Buds Food Ingredients has been selected to participate in The Profitable Sustainability Initiative of Wisconsin. The Racine-based company is one of thirty state manufacturers selected for this program.
The demand for halal in the U.S. and abroad from consumers has grown in the last few years. From 2005-2009, Datamonitor Group has estimated that the number of global halal product launches has increased by 150%.