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Menace of poverty

  It would not be wrong to say that poverty in our country is the result of low economic growth, relocation of industry, high food inflation, rising joblessness, warlike conditions, stagnant industry, slowing services sector, energy shortfall, poor governance, gender discriminatory practices and non-availability of credit to the micro and small-scale industry. Poverty is not the issue only in Pakistan however, it is essential to address this issue at the …

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Adopting Chinese eco-farming best to increase agri yields, meeting food security

  China has developed itself as a major farm producer even though it accounts for 10 percent of cultivable land world-wide it accommodates 20 percent of world food demand while comparing per hectare yields of Pakistan and China, Pakistan’s per hectare rice yield is 3.1 tons whereas China is the largest producer of rice with per hectare yield of 6.5 tons, similarly Pakistan produces pulses per year with per hectare …

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Thriving food business in Karachi takes new heights

  Pakistan is a land, which is having rugged terrain and mountains in the north, plains and fields in the South. Pakistan is considered an agricultural community, which keeps the country self-sufficient with its food requirement. Since there have hardly been any investments to promote recreational activities such as water parks, amusement parks, Safari’s, water sports, race tracks, gymnastics etc the only source of entertainment for the people is food. …

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McDonald’s has unique system of offering best fast food

  Serving approximately 68 million customers globally, McDonald’s is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants with over 30,000 outlets worldwide. McDonald’s has some phenomenal systems in place, developed and proven by the input of billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of man-hours worth of research. In 1980s, various firms enlarged into global operations by franchise mode of business. Though these firms wanted to stick to their …

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How Pakistan can be a hub of trade of Halal food products?

  Halal food is often used in reference to foods and drinks, which are permissible for Muslims to eat or drink under Islamic law or in other words Halal is any object or an action which is permissible in Islam. The criteria specifies both what foods are allowed, and how the food must be prepared under the law of Islam. These foods include types of meat and animal tissue. The …

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Fast-expanding Halal food market

  One amazing aspect of capitalism is that markets operating under this system harbor no biases; they are commercial to the core. With too many loose ends of capitalism showing off in the last three decades, the world at large hardly desisted from embracing Islamic finance. Same is the case with Halal food industry, which has grown worldwide at an amazing pace. According to the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and …

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The ultimate fate of growing global market for halal food

  The existing size of Muslim population around the globe and its faster growth rate but more importantly superior quality standards of Halal food are responsible for enormous growth of Halal food market. Apart from Muslim countries many non-Muslim countries now share significant percentage of global trade of Halal food. The factors driving global Halal food trade include: 1) growth in Muslim population, the primary market for Halal food, 2) …

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Global food chains dominating Pakistan’s fast food industry

  Fast food industry in Pakistan is likely to take an escalated boom this year The fast food industry in Pakistan is undergoing an escalated boom. Despite fierce economic competition, country’s this industry has managed to generate strong profits and is well-received by the local masses as well. Recent statistics have revealed that fast food industry is the second largest in Pakistan. Not only that, but this sector also accounts …

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The nonstop food insecurity and hunger problems

  A newly-formed commission set to undertake key mandates for long-term solution Despite being world’s eighth largest food producing country, Pakistan’s 50 percent of population is remained food insecure. Due to this, Pakistan is really facing a problem of hunger. Food insecurity is at present in many parts of the country and affecting almost of half of the population. This is evidenced from the fact that several children are digging …

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Emerging fast food industry in Pakistan

  While the gross domestic product of the country is showing signs of slower economic growth, the fast food industry seems to be experiencing higher amounts of growth. Industry estimates suggest it to be a $1 billion per year market suggesting that international and domestic cuisines and restaurants seem to be doing quite well. The fast food industry in the country is constantly seeing new restaurants opening up on a …

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