First Muslim-friendly snack souvenir shop in Japan opens in Osaka

Aside from hotel delivery and pick-up services, Muslim tourists can now easily walk in and buy Muslim-friendly snacks and treats as souvenirs directly at JAPANeid Kiosk. The kiosk is located near Dotonbori within a 9-minute walk from the famous Glico sign. JAPANeid is our sister brand that curates and sells Muslim-friendly/Halal Japanese snacks to help bring more Muslim-friendly options of Japan for Muslims worldwide.

Certified halal, new tofu-based food made by a unique process ‘TOFU MEAT’

Yamaguchi-based TOFU MEAT Corporation took over a long-established local tofu manufacturer and developed a ground-breaking meat alternative, TOFU MEAT. It was certified Halal last year.Let's hear from President Hideo Murakami about how TOFU MEAT differs from standard soy meat and what it has to offer, along with the company's future prospects. (more…)

Our Muslim-friendly Japanese snack packs now available at halal restaurant MATSURI

Ramadan Kareem Everyone! It's your Muslimah Admin Iman here. And I have some great news to share with you today. Our assorted Muslim-friendly Japanese snack packs are finally available at the famous halal restaurant MATSURI in Osaka. You can enjoy them on-the-road, or give them to your friends, colleagues and families as souvenirs. (more…)

Strawberry-picking: TOP 5 ranking of the most popular spots in Japan

Juicy, Plump, Delicious! Strawberry is one of the highlights of Japan's springtime that you don't want to miss. And what better way to enjoy this fruit than STRAWBERRY PICKING.Strawberry picking is a popular activity among the locals and foreigners, with many farms across Japan letting you pick and eat fresh strawberries on your own. Some farms even provide chocolate sauces, snacks or drinks that you can enjoy together with the strawberries. Here are the TOP 5 strawberry picking spots across Japan ranked by popularity, based on the Japanese digital magazine...

Japan’s first halal food & shopping complex emerges in Yashio (Saitama)

On 3 March 2023, the NATIONAL MART & Halal Yataimura Yashiostan, the first establishment of its kind in Japan to feature a halal food court and supermarket, was established in Yashio, Saitama. Home to many Pakistanis, Yashio City is known as 'Yashiostan', combining the words 'Yashio' and 'Pakistan'. After exiting the north exit of Yashio Station, walk straight down the station street in the direction of City Hall for about eight minutes, passing under Metropolitan Expressway Route 6 and you will reach this complex. The complex sells all kinds of...

Muslim-friendly udon: For tourists to enjoy Kagawa’s signature sanuki udon

A Takamatsu (Kagawa)-based company operating udon restaurants, Atton (あっとん), has developed halal udon products that comply with the Islamic law, by avoiding using meat, alcohol-based seasonings and such, to make it easier for anyone visiting from overseas to taste Sanuki Udon*1. With a subsidy by the Kagawa prefecture, they have developed five types of halal-compliant frozen products, including kake-udon*2 and bukkake-udon*3. And they plan to add them to the restaurant's menu in May. *1 Sanuki Udon (讃岐うどん): a traditional udon noodle dish from Kagawa Prefecture, named after the prefecture's old...

Japan’s Lawson convenience store now sells halal food at Nagoya centre

A LAWSON convenience store in the Nagoya Regional Immigration Bureau has started selling halal food products compliant with Islamic precepts in mid-January. The store has also started delivery from February to Muslim detainees at the bureau, and reportedly sales have been booming. Previously, Muslim detainees had expressed the difficulty in accessing halal food. With this new service, not just the detainees, but also other Muslims staying near this area can now get an easier access to halal food. Related Article:Lawson’s first futuristic avatar-staffed convenience store opens in TokyoHalal corner at...

Halal food truck is coming to Gotemba Premium Outlet for a special time only

Located at the base of Mt. Fuji, Gotemba Premium Outlet will have an assembly of food trucks offering various gourmet foods to support health-conscious customers, including halal menus on 25–26 March 2023. The food trucks are a part of the event "Wellness Shopping at Gotemba Premium Outlets!" that will be held at the outlet on 25 Mac–31 May 2023 to promote health. Gotemba Premium Outlets is Japan's most popular outlet, receiving lots of love from Muslim and other international tourists as well. Apart from a wide selection of stores and...