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The information in this directory is updated as of 28th September 2018. Users of this directory are advised to check on the validity of the companies' Halal certificates before purchasing any items from the companies listed in the Directory.
 

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Taking Bigger Bite of Global Food Pie

The Halal market has some of the best growth potentials. By 2020, the global Halal market could be worth over US$5 trillion, from an estimated US$3.6 trillion in 2013. Food and beverage leads Muslim spend by category. The Economist estimates by 2018, it will outpace the growth in the conventional food market to reach US$1.6 trillion and will account for over 17% of the wor ...more

Understanding Halal food

In the preparation and handling of Halal food, one must take the following into due consideration: 1. Sources of Halal Food - I. Animals - Animals can be divided into two categories namely: a) Land Animals b) Aquatic Animals All land animals are lawful as food, except the following: a) animals that are not slaughtered according to Shariah Law; b) pigs; ...more

About MUIS

Roles and Functions - The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) was established in 1968 during the enactment of the Administration Muslim Law Act (Amla). Muis is a statutory board under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY). Muis’ primary statutory role is to advise the President of Singapore on all Islamic matters as well as issues faced by the Singapore Muslim communi ...more

About Muis Halal Certification

Muis offers 7 types of certification schemes for food and non-food (related to the food industry) companies within Singapore. Assessment is thorough, as the whole production process – from raw materials or ingredients right up to the sale of the end product – is closely scrutinised to ensure they subscribe to the substance and spirit of the Islamic Law. By being stringent, it ...more

Certification Made Easy Through Muis eHalal System

Muis has leveraged on Information Technology to facilitate its Halal certification process. Called the Muis eHalal System, or MeS, the web-based software manages all aspects of Muis Halal application process. The system allows companies to submit new applications or renew their certificates, rectify any shortcomings in their applications, update certification details as well ...more

Hallmark of Good Quality and Assurance

Since March 2008, Muis has introduced the Singapore Muis Halal Quality Management System (HalMQ) to enable companies to enable companies to adopt a systems-based approach towards enhancing Halal compliance. Pronounced as ‘hallmark’, HalMQ is based on the Singapore Muis Halal Standards, which were developed by Muis-appointed Halal standards committee, in collaboration with SPR ...more

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