14-day quarantine service for returnees from Indonesia, With transport

matsuri technologies launched a special plan with airport pick-up/drop-off for those returning from Indonesia to Haneda on its temporary housing site "ichiji-kikoku.com (一時帰国.com)". matsuri technologies Inc. is Japan's largest provider of self-quarantine accommodation for those returning to Japan.The new plan allows you to self-quarantine in a short-term rental (temporary housing) with transportation when you reach Haneda from Indonesia. (more…)

ShareShima At Your Service! Proven Info on Halal Food

ICS-net Inc., which operates the web matching service of food ingredients "ShareShima", has partnered with Japan Halal Business Association (JHBA) to provide correct information on halal food to food manufacturers in Japan. The web matching service for food ingredients "ShareShima" launched in October 2019 as a service that enables developers and buyers of food manufacturers to search for food ingredients on the web. The number of accesses has been increasing as a new service to search for food ingredients amidst cancellation of exhibitions and business meetings due to COVID-19 widespread....

New portal offers easy search on Halal materials for cosmetics

The Watahan Group has launched TR ORGANIC Materials, a website that allows users to search for 100% naturally derived ingredients from across the world. For the cosmetics and food beverage markets, the site offers a selection of 100% natural ingredients collected by Watahan Trading Co., Ltd. from across the globe, including South America (mainly Mexico), India, and Germany. You can find out about their features, download catalogues and request samples. The search for halal-certified ingredients can also narrow down in the cosmetics sector, which may help Japanese firms to develop...

A special seminar on halal fishery of Indonesia, Malaysia

The 22nd Japan International Seafood Show commences at Tokyo Big Sight from 30th September–2nd October 2020.Japan Halal Business Association will exhibit processed seafood products, distribute pamphlets on Japanese halal seafood recipes and hold a halal seminar at the Halal Theme Corner. The seminar is for all companies who are targeting the Islamic market with their seafood products. It will cover the current halal certification state for processed seafood products in the Islamic market (Southeast Asia and the Middle East) and buyers' requirements for such products. (more…)

Halal Serum: For Beautiful Hair, Nourishing Your Scalp

Number Three Inc., a manufacturer of professional haircare products, launched a new scalp serum from its "Hue Care" lineup on 23 September 2020 (Wed). It is a lineup of hair care products that maintain beautiful, translucent colour finishes.  It caught the eyes of our Salam Groovy Japan's editorial team as all products under the Hue Care lineup including the serum, are halal-certified so Muslims can rest assured. (more…)

Japan Halal Forum 2020 Online: Unfolding Post-COVID Opportunities

At the first Halal Japan Forum in 2012, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad gave the first keynote speech on halal in Japan, which triggered a halal boom in Japan. The forum has become a crucial platform to get information on the forefront of halal business in Japan for export, expansion and inbound.In 2018, a seminar on Bangladesh was held, thus some companies exported and expanded their business with their proposals. In 2019, the forum focused on Indonesia and the UAE among other Islamic countries. Furthermore, in 2020, the event focuses...

Emergency Survival: Halal Nasi Goreng & Biryani To The Rescue

Onisi Foods Co., Ltd, a company known for producing emergency Alpha Rice emergency rations and space food, launched "Onisi's Nasi Goreng" and "Onisi's Biryani" on 21st April 2020. They are perfect as emergency rations and stockpiles with a shelf life of 5 years and 6 months.*Alpha Rice: unique rice that is perfectly steamed and then dried via "alpha modification", which "alpha" refers to the state of starch contained in the rice. The company also committed to developing products for Muslims, who make up a quarter of the world's population, finally...