(Food/ Cosmetics/ Pharmacuticals)

Halal Certification for (Food/ Cosmetics/ Pharmacuticals)

In the Islamic community, it is a responsibility to ensure the cleanliness and hygiene of the food they consume and the well-being of health by any actions performed in daily life. 

The Arabic word ‘halal’ is the translation of ‘permissible’ into English. This particular term halal is the new age criterion for quality that promotes the cleanliness of a person in all aspects. Halal is correlated with Islamic Dietary Laws, especially for processing and preparation of consumer products in confirmation with those requirements. 

It is the trade that refers to quality products that have been certified post-acceptance of strict international standards in production and hygiene. This certification of products issued by the Islamic law is the assurance or the permission that the products are edible, drinkable and useable by Muslims and leaves no scope of doubt. 

Benefits of Halal Certification

The authorization has a two-way advantage as the mark helps to develop the confidence of consumers and the product quality authenticity for the manufacturers.

In the current trade scenario, the halal certification has become more relevant as consumers are aware of the halal concept and its benefits. The relevance is not only limited to concerning religious aspect but extends up to the product quality and well-being of health. Traders tend to get their manufacturing items to be certified with the booming trend of the halal market.    

Along with the domestic market, halal-certified products have an extensive international market. This authentication opens up the export opportunity for the countries that do not permit non-halal products. Non-Muslim consumers also accepted these Products as they are manufactured under strict supervision and certified as safe and hygiene.

The statistics show that worldwide, 70% of Muslims prefer products with halal specification and a large share of global trade, an estimated 600 US billion dollars is the halal market. The certification is the crucial prime factor to enter and take over the Muslim consumer market as they have blind faith in halal products.

The benefit of halal certification provides the possibility to open food market of two billion people from the Middle East, Asia Pacific, UE, USA, LATAM, Central Asia. The other positive impact of the certification includes developed food preparation hygienic system and improvement of food quality up to global standards.     

Halal Certified Products

A general misconception about the term ‘halal’ is that it refers only to ‘meat’; on the contrary, people believing in Islam are particular about using all processed food, pharmaceuticals and even cosmetics to be halal certified. One of the primary reasons behind such rigidity being animal by-products is used as an ingredient which Muslims are not permitted to consume.