17 - 21 February 2019

Dubai World Trade Centre



Halal World Food


Halal World Food

Halal World Food is a show-within-a-show concept returning for its 6th edition at Gulfood 2019. This major global trading platform generates lucrative investment opportunities for international F&B businesses looking to capitalize on the burgeoning halal sector that is witnessing significant growth in both Muslim and non-Muslim countries across the world.

Reflecting the UAE's strategic position as an international centre for halal food trading, Halal World Food showcases the full spectrum of halal products – including vegan and vegetarian food, meat and poultry, canned goods, energy drinks, gourmet and much more.

Certified Vendor Index

The most used show feature in 2018: 53.8% of visitors benefited from the Halal World Food guide

  • Easily locate and appraise the halal products that are most relevant to your needs
  • Acquire granular insight into investment opportunities entering the Halal sector throughout the world
  • Meet with halal food policy-shapers to discuss certification and quality assurance in this highly profitable and fast-growing sub-sector
Halal Food Products at Gulfood

Demand for halal meat is increasing, wherein manufacturers need to adopt clear labeling approaches with respect to animal slaughter and meat preparation practices.

Gulfood Global Industry Outlook Report 2018

Additional Services

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Halal Certification For Importers

Among its range of services offered onsite at Gulfood, the Dubai Municipality provides information on Islamic Associations from different countries, approved by the UAE, that are allowed to approve Halal products; how to check the latest updated news on countries approved for meat and poultry import; and the requirements to obtain a Halal certificate for imported products including the necessary paperwork.



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Halal Industry Platform Conference

The Emira​​​​tes Authority for Standardization and Metrology organizes a conference in parallel to Gulfood to explore innovation and technology within the Halal industry.

Click here to view the 2018 agenda

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