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Opinion: Connecting Islamic liquidity with Halal opportunity

Courtesy of Singapore Management University The Halal industry needs capital and the Islamic finance industry has surplus liquidity and limited investment opportunities; so why aren’t the two working together, asks Rushdi Siddiqui Azka Capital Co-Founder and Managing Director Rushdi Siddiqui ...

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US: Penford adds potato-based, non-GMO soluble fiber

By Maggie Hennessy Food Navigator USA Food and industrial starch supplier Penford Food Ingredients has launched its newest potato-based soluble fiber, PenFibe RO, for calorie reduction, fiber enrichment and partial sugar replacement. The non-GMO, non-allergenic, Kosher and Halal product contains a ...

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Canadian company opens Halal pharma plant in Brunei

ByAL-HAADI ABU BAKAR, The Brunei Times BRUNEI’s first pharmaceutical manufacturing plant is set to be operational by the yearend once it has acquired the necessary halal certifications from the government. A joint investment between Canadian firm Viva Pharmaceutical Inc, private equity fund Aureos ...

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