03.04.2013 - Pinoys eye $2.3-trillion halal market
Filipino businessmen in the food and apparel industries are eyeing the $2.3-trillion halal market to cater to high-spending Muslim families and health-conscious consumers. Two of the country’s largest retail companies—Robinsons Supermarket and Rustan’s Super Center—and retailers from the Greenhills Shopping Center in Metro Manila’s San Juan City are among some 500 foreign companies gathered here for the 10th Malaysia International Halal Showcase (Mihas) that seeks to expand product coverage to the halal market. Halal-certified products vary from food and beverage, toiletries and cosmetics, drugs and food supplements to Islamic finance and logistics...............................................Full Article: Source
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