• Wed. May 12th, 2021

Halal-friendly TOFUMEAT 2nd Prize at Taberu Japan Bimi Awards

The 1st Taberu Japan Bimi Awards was held. TOFUMEAT (a halal-friendly ingredient) selected as the runner-up among 142 nominated products. What kind of ingredient is TOFUMEAT? According to the official…

A suit for badminton? Aoyama Tailor Stretch Suit

Aoyama Tailor, Guinness World Record holder for the most suits sold, released a video of people playing badminton wearing suits.Can a suit cope with the movements of badminton, a popular…

Arima Food Lab: Kobe’s Best Nuts Snack in Malaysia

Upon hearing that the long-established beans snack shop “Arima HOKODO” expanded its business to Malaysia, selling halal-certified goods. We interviewed Yoshito Arima, president of its local subsidiary.What is its objective…

Eid’s Donation of Halal Food to Japan Da’wah Centre

Hello!I’m Iman, Groovy Japan’s Malaysian staff.  This year, we will also be providing halal food to the Japan Da’wah Centre in Osaka, a Muslim exchange centre. We’ll provide (1) Halal…

Eid’s donation to Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Hello.I’m Okuma, the editor-in-chief of Groovy Japan. In my last blog, I announced that we would be donating Hinomoto Shokusan’s halal Japanese food for Muslims celebrating Eid after Ramadan (fasting…

Muslim Tourism in Hida Takayama and Beyond

From 6 April, Hida Takayama Food Barrier-free Association was established to promote food made accessible to all (barrier-free food) with halal, kosher and allergy-friendly. Hida Takayama is known as a…

Donating Halal Japanese food for Eid celebration!

Hello.I’m Okuma, the editor-in-chief of Groovy Japan. For Muslims, there is a month of Ramadan (fasting month) every year.This year, Ramadan falls from April 13 to May 12, and during…

Halal Popular Noodle Shop Gets 2nd Branch in Brunei

TORIDOLL Holdings opened the 2nd Brunei branch of Boat Noodle, which is mainly operating in Southeast Asia. What are the highlights and current progress of this brand famous in Malaysia?

New prayer space for Muslims, Tokyo Skytree®

The Tokyo Skytree®, a popular tourist attraction for international travellers, recently added a new prayer space (musolla). Designed mainly for Muslims—What is it like?

8th Halal Market Fair Report

The 8th Halal Market Fair was held at Tokyo Big Sight for 3 days from 21 April 2021. Here’s a look at some of the fascinating products and services for…