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Over 15 Brazilian Companies Participate At ‘Halal Expo 2008’

News From : DagangHalal.com (24 Nov 2008)

‘2nd Halal Expo 2008’ which is run today 24th November 2008 and will end on 26th November 2008 at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Dubai will bring the definitive event for ‘Halal’ industry in the Middle East. As one of the biggest exporters of Halal meat in the world, Brazilian Halal exports to the Middle East are expected to exceed USD 6.38 billion in 2008. In line with their aims to leverage the booming Halal industry, more than 15 Brazilian companies participate at this ‘2nd Halal Expo 2008’. In addition to meat and poultry products, Brazil has also emerged as a major source of other Halal-certified consumables in the region such as coffee, chocolate, biscuits, fruits, and juices, which will showcased during this year’s event. In the first eight months of 2008, Brazilian shipments of Halal products to the Middle East have totalled 756 tons, which reflects a 17 per cent rise compared to the same period last year. The Halal Expo is important gateway to take Brazilian to the centre of the potential laden regional and global Halal market, said Francisco Turra, Executive President, Brazilian Poultry Exporters Association (ABEF). The Brazilian Poultry Exporters Association (ABEF) has confirmed that the Middle East is still the main destination for Brazilian chicken exports, followed by Asia, which imported 632,000 tons of products valued at USD 1.3 billion. The attendees for this Halal Expo 2008 will show 51 global companies from 17 countries. The organiser is also expecting to welcome more than 80 international exhibitors from Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Brunei, Bosnia, Canada, China, Egypt, France, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Netherlands, Pakistan, The Philippines, Turkey, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, KSA, UK and the UAE. Reference: ArabianBusiness.com Posted on: Tuesday, 18 November 2008http://www.arabianbusiness.com/press_releases/detail/32079

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