Halal is a Quranic term that simply means 'permitted' or 'lawful'. Halal when used in relation to food and other consumables mean permissible for consumption and used by Muslims based on Islamic law, which is the Shariah.
It is the responsibility of a Muslim to ensure that any food consumed or any businesses performed in their daily lives are clean, hygienic and not detrimental to either their health or well-being. Halal promotes cleanliness in all aspects of a person. It is the new benchmark for quality.
Halal trade, refers to the trade of certified quality products that have met rigorous internationally accepted standards in production and hygiene.
Benefits of HALAL Certification
- Opportunities to tap a global Halal food market of about 2 billion people (Middle east, Asia Pacific , EU, USA, LATAM, Central Asia)
- Halal logo is an authoritative, independent and reliable testimony to support Halal food claims
- 200% profit of greater market share: No loss of non-Muslim markets/clients
- Enhance marketability of products in Muslim countries/markets
- Small cost investment relative to multiple growth in revenues
- Image boosts in meeting varied customer needs
- Improve the food preparation hygienic system
- Improve the food quality into global standards
Certification - Relevance To Your Business
Halal Certification is becoming more relevant in today's market mainly because people are more aware of the Halal concept. It is not just about religious related matters but it extends to the products or services being deemed safe for consumption as well as have health benefits. In today's booming Halal industry, many businesses are seeking to have their Products(food & non food), Premises, Factories, Merchandise and Services to be Halal certified.
Types of Halal Certifications:
- Restaurant Scheme
- Industrial Scheme
- Food, Beverage and Catering Scheme
- Abattoir Scheme
- Warehouse and Storage Scheme
- Product Endorsement Scheme