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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.



S'pore a top travel spot for Muslim millennials

Singapore is the sixth most popular travel destination for Muslim millennials, according to findings of a study released yesterday.

The study polled some 400 young Muslims - aged 18 to 36 - from Africa, the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East to understand their travel patterns.

Malaysia is the top destination for these travellers. The other countries in the top ...more

Stepping up its game in the halal business

SINGAPORE'S biggest up-and- coming halal industry player My Outlets Express Pte Ltd is stepping up its game with expansion activities in Japan, China and Korea, but the heart of its business still lies within the Lion City.

The halal market is one of the world's fastest growing markets, with US$2.77 trillion total market value for halal food and commodity trading reported annually.

My ...more

Zam Zam restaurant's boss saves for 3 years to take 27 staff to Mecca

The boss of Indian Muslim restaurant Singapore Zam Zam saved for three years to take 27 of his staff to Mecca for their first umrah, or minor pilgrimage.

The man declined to be named or interviewed, but manager Zackeer Khan, who went on the trip, told The Straits Times yesterday that his boss did it to repay them for their years with the company.

The restaurant at 697-699, North ...more

S'pore companies well-placed to tap China's halal market


SINGAPORE companies are well-positioned to venture into foreign halal markets, particularly China's huge domestic market, according to market insiders.

China's halal market is valued at US$21 billion and is one of the fastest-growing in the world. But it lacks national standards and legislative support as its certification centres are only regional.

Halal denotes ...more

Germany's Symrise unveils new R&D centre


GERMAN flavour and fragrances manufacturer Symrise held the official opening of SPark, its new Innovation and Technology Centre located at Pandan Loop, on Tuesday.

The first phase of Symrise's S$50 million investment for expansion in Singapore from 2013 to 2019, the SPark centre is part of the company's strategy to be the first major player in the industry to make Singapore ...more

Singapore remains popular among Muslim travellers


SINGAPORE seems to be a magnet for Muslim visitors, guarding its pole position for the third straight year as the choice destination among non-OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) countries in the Muslim travel segment that was worth US$155 billion in 2016, according to a latest report.

The city state can also boast of being the only non-OIC member to turn up on the ...more

Commonwealth Capital invests in S$70m integrated food facility


HOMEGROWN food-and-beverage names such as PastaMania, Swissbake and The Soup Spoon now have access to a state-of-the-art facility that integrates food logistics, production and services under one roof.

The S$70 million, 300,000 square-feet facility in Buroh Lane in Jurong was officially opened on Wednesday.

Singapore-based Commonwealth Capital, an investment holding ...more

McDonald's reviewing halal-only cake policy

Halal-certified fast-food chain McDonald's is reviewing its policy on birthday cakes that can be taken into its restaurants, after the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) clarified that the rules need not be that stringent.

Since receiving halal certification in 1992, McDonald's Singapore has allowed customers to take in only halal-certified birthday cakes.

Following media ...more