Under its philosophy "Delivering Health Deliciously to the World", SEIU Co., Ltd. produces and sells food products such as jellies, obtaining Halal certification by Japan Islamic Trust (JIT)*1 in April 2022. Let's find out all about its halal journey and what its products can offer. (more…)
On September 11, 2022, Healse Co., Ltd. opened the Asian food specialty store "55Kitchen Kawagoe" in Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture. In this shop, ingredients, seasonings, beverages, sweets, and handmade side dishes purchased from various Asian countries are lined up, as well as Korean cosmetics, halal ingredients, cooking utensils, and other Asian products that are difficult to get in Japan. Starting with the opening of the first store in Kawagoe, the company plans to open stores in Tokyo by the end of the year and is aiming to open 100 stores...
Regional Fish Institute (RFI), a developer of new species using genome editing technology and engaged in seed production and sales, has announced that it will conduct a demonstration project on genetic variation breeding of seafood products in Indonesia.*For the Islamic view of genome editing, please refer to the related article below (more…)
In March of this year, an Indonesian Muslim spoke on NHK about his dream, "I want to make ramen that Muslims can eat."Five months after the broadcast, there is a new movement in Halal Ramen! A dream "after" is scheduled to be broadcast. The goal is to realize the dreams of foreigners! "Dream Neighbor" Broadcast date: Friday, September 9, NHK 19:30-19:55
The venerable food manufacturer Kaneshichi Co., Ltd, with over 130 years of history in Toyama, has secured Halal certification for more than 33 products, including granulated dashi*1 and kelp tea. Let's find out the speciality of its products and its future prospects. (more…)
Shin Okubo is a cozy little neighborhood located within Tokyo’s Shinjuku ward and is easily accessible as one of the stops on the Yamanote train loop. And it is well known for its extensive Korean community. Mainly popular among Tokyoites for its Korean foods, K-pop. But now you will see that it is a Shin-Okubo is a cozy little neighbourhood?in Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward, easily accessible as one of the stops on the Yamanote Line. It is also known for its large Korean community. It is popular for Korean food and...
Kanesho Co., Inc. manufactures and sells products like a rich apple cider vinegar with a deep apple taste. With its 14 varieties of Halal-certified apple cider vinegar, the company has export them to Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries. Check out what makes them so special and more with its president, Toshisada Kushibiki. (more…)
OGATA VILLAGE AKITAKOMACHI RICE PRODUCERS CO., LTD. was founded by a group of rice farmers in Ogata, Akita. Let's hear the history of rice production battling against the rice reduction policy, and its products for the Islamic market from Takayuki Kato of the Business Development Unit. (more…)
JAL has started offering "Yuzu* Sorbet" newly manufactured by "Kochi Ice" on international flights. It is available in "Premium Economy Class" and "Economy Class" on flights departing from Japan (some routes are not eligible; special in-flight meals are available). This sorbet is halal-certified that is free of 28 allergens, making it safe for everyone to enjoy. *Yuzu: a type of citrus fruit originated from East Asian region.
A wide range of groups such as foreign travelers, families, and school trip students can enjoy the experience! Standard Hiroshima Okonomiyaki Experience with a selectable heaped topping. It comes with the original apron and hat, so you can come empty-handed. It will serve a Muslim-friendly menu and a Vegetarian menu for those from abroad. Please click the link below for details
Utsunomiya, the largest city in Tochigi, is famous for its many dumpling specialist shops."Satsuki" developed the first Halal Dumpling based on the advice of Professor Emeritus Tomomatsu of Utsunomiya University. Not only its ingredients (chicken) but also the seasonings and hot pots are Muslim-friendly. Please click the link below for details.
Toa Food Industrial Co., Ltd.,(a manufacturer in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture which is famous for its dried noodles) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Halal Certification for ”Yakuagari Somen". This is made with various techniques and has a chewy texture. Please enjoy the original ”Somen” with your favorite seasoning.