Halal is an Arabic word meaning lawful. It refers to things or actions permitted by Shariah law without punishment imposed on the doer. It is usually used to describe something that a Muslim is permitted to engage in, e.g. eat, drink or use.
Halal Certification is a recognition that the products are premissible under Islamic law. These products are thus edible, drinkable or usable by Muslims
- Tapping into a quarter of world’s population provides a lucrative Indian export opportunity to the global Halal market. With a total global Muslim population of nearly 1.8 billion, the Halal market is currently estimated to be worth approximately US$300 billion
- Since Halal certification is not mandatory, a competitive advantage is gained over companies with no Halal Accreditation.
- Halal license imposes strict personal sanitation requirements in addition to manufacturing premise hygiene practices, complimentary to the HACCP program.
- Halal accredited businesses enjoys the security of a leading ‘Professional team’ of Halalcert committed to providing the best Halal compliant products and services
- Swine/pork and its by-products.
- Animals improperly slaughtered or dead before slaughtering.
- Animals not slaughtered in the name of Allah.
- Alcohol and all forms of intoxicating and hazardous drinks .
- Carnivorous animals, birds of prey, and land animals without external ears.
- Pests such as rats, centipedes, scorpions and other similar animals.
- Animals forbidden to be killed in Islam e.g. ants, bees, spider and woodpecker birds.
- Animals which are considered repulsive generally like lice, flies, maggots and other similar animals .
- Animals that live both on land and in water such as frogs, crocodiles and other similar animals .
- Blood and by-products of blood.
- Foods and drinks which contain any of the above haram ingredients or contaminated through contact with any of the above products.