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Cadbury has taken the Easter out of Easter eggs

From Whaleoil: First, they made the chocolate conform to Islamic religious requirements (everyone said Halal certification is no big deal don’t be Islamophobic.) Now, they have removed the Christian holiday name from the packaging. Give it a few years and the eggs and bunnies will disappear altogether to be replaced with a chocolate goat to… Continue reading Cadbury has taken the Easter out of Easter eggs

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Islamists have NZ Beef and Lamb sewn up

Who’s funding Islamic expansion with Islamic taxes? New Zealand is. New Zealand rises as key exporter of halal meat. Currently, the entire production of mutton and beef in New Zealand, as well as 90% of chicken, is halal-certified, said Bruce Baillie, alliance leader for food supply and services at PricewaterhouseCoopers, in a recent interview with… Continue reading Islamists have NZ Beef and Lamb sewn up

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New local halal meat shop set to fill a niche in the market (+ video)

A new meat shop is filling a “niche in the market” with aims of catering to a growing Muslim community in Rotorua. Emire Amira Khan-Malak and her husband Mohabat Khan Malak have opened Marhaba Halal Meats, on the corner of Ranolf and Devon Sts. Mrs Khan-Malak said she was excited, nervous and overwhelmed to open… Continue reading New local halal meat shop set to fill a niche in the market (+ video)

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FIANZ plans $12 million Centre in Auckland

Of course Mohammed’s Profit figures were wrong, in the financial year to 2014 they made almost $1M pure profit from their certifications. FIANZ plans $12 million Centre in Auckland The Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand (FIANZ) is to build an Islamic Centre in Auckland at an estimated cost of $12 million, it has… Continue reading FIANZ plans $12 million Centre in Auckland

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New Zealand urged to go the extra mile to attract halal tourists

As more and more universities receive grants from Saudi donors, Islamic influence creeps through to university promotions. Associate Professor Asad Mohsin, an expert in tourism at the University of Waikato, is the co-founder and chair of New Zealand’s only Halal Tourism Symposium, being held in Auckland on Monday 23 March. The inaugural symposium was held… Continue reading New Zealand urged to go the extra mile to attract halal tourists

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Whittaker’s tries luring Muslim tastebuds

Whittaker’s tries luring Muslim tastebuds From a Porirua factory, Whittaker’s is trying to break into the $150 million Malaysian market – but it won’t be able to tempt Muslims with its alcohol-infused rum and raisin bars. The chocolatier’s range of 27 Muslim-friendly halal-certified slabs, bars and blocks is now being shipped to Malaysia in temperature-controlled… Continue reading Whittaker’s tries luring Muslim tastebuds