GIMDES 6th International Halal Exhibition held in Istanbul HALALEVENTS
(Istanbul-NewsHalal, Rabi`II 5, 1437, January 15, 2016) Turkish Halal Certifying body GIMDES (The Association for the Inspection and Certification of Food and Supplies) organized a four day Halal products exhibition at Istanbul Congress Center in October 2015.
The exhibition inaugurated with an opening ceremony. GIMDES President Dr. Huseyin Kami Buyukozer opened the exhibition as a host. The former minister Talib Ozdemir attended the opening ceremony in addition to representatives of many domestic and foreign halal certified companies.
After reciting verses from Holy Quran, GIMDES president Dr. Huseyin Kami Buyukozer spoke about the benefits of the exhibition and expressed hope for the success of the participant companies and exhibitors. Speaking at the event, Dr. Buyukozer said that all Muslims around the world have to live within Halal and Tayyib framework.
He noted that the GIMDES is working to teach Muslims for Halal and Tayyib living conditions. Thus its highly important to work for achieving Halal and Tayyib lifestyle. After the opening ceremony, visitors toured the exhibit to see halal products.
Exhibitors from Turkey and other countries introduced their Halal Certified products such as Meat, Bread, Cooking Oil, Confectionary, Chocolates, Jam, Honey and dried fruits etc. Halal Certified Dairy products, Cosmetics and Cleaning material were also on display while companies were selling those products to visitors.
Women were rushing to beauty products of NATURALIVE brand of a Turkish company. Thousands for Tukish and foreign visitor enjoyed looking and buying Halal Certified products while commercial buyers were having business meetings.
Companies stands were well designed with wide capacity of products exhibition and business meetings. According to GIMDES, about 100 companies participated from various sectors of Halal.