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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.



Providing free halal food and groceries to the needy

Nizar Mohamed Shariff Mr Nizar Mohamed Shariff noticed that few charities were providing halal food regularly to the needy when he was taking a break from running his shipping business back in 2014.

Hoping to contribute socially, he decided to pour in a large part of his savings to start a charity called Free Food for All to provide balanced halal meals as well as food and groceries to the ...more

Muis' youngest chief ready to listen, support community

Mr Esa Han Hsien Masood, 39, will be the youngest ever to lead the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) as its chief executive from next month, and he knows his age could be an issue to some people.

Acknowledging such concerns during an interview on Tuesday, he said he hopes to show that he can do the job despite his age.

"My age, to some, could be an issue. But I hope, ...more

Batam, Bintan to be hubs for halal goods

Home to beach resorts, electronics and garment factories, Batam and Bintan are poised to become a hub producing halal food and products, as Indonesia moves to tap a multi-trillion-dollar global market.

The islands are among four pilot locations identified by the Indonesian government to develop a "halal park", a designated industrial zone to process food, beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals ...more

Food producers adapt for slice of halal market

When dimsum manufacturer SMH Foods Enterprise approached hotels with its halal version of siew mai - a Cantonese delicacy usually made with pork - chefs were not keen to serve it in their restaurants.

But SMH, which was confident that its chicken version tasted just like the original, found a way to convince the cooks - by offering them samples to try without disclosing the ingredients.

It ...more

PM joins 700 to break fast at mosque in Jurong West

The Maarof Mosque in Jurong West was a hive of activity yesterday evening as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Masagos Zulkifli joined 700 people for iftar, or the breaking of fast.

Together with residents in the area, and religious, community and grassroots leaders, they feasted on a spread of rice and traditional Malay dishes such as sambal goreng as ...more

Halal Eateries Go Upmarket

HALAL IZAKAYAS? Wine-free modern European food? Muslim dining options have taken on a distinctly progressive vibe as more eateries emerge to offer high-end alternatives to halal fast food and traditional cuisine.

Backyard Kitchen opened in Jalan Kayu with some glitter, thanks to its chef-owner Haikal Johari, who also heads the kitchen at the one-Michelin-starred restaurant Alma by Juan Amador.

"I ...more

Muis files police report over fake viral message on halal eateries

When Madam Ng Bee Leng, 46, and Ms Feny Eliana, 33, noticed their business had dropped by 20 per cent over the past few weeks, they could not understand why.

The restaurant owners - of Jian Fa Seafood BBQ at Marine Parade Central and Penyet Town at One KM respectively - had no idea a viral online message had falsely flagged them among 63 eating establishments as having their halal certification ...more

From tapas to pub grub, more eateries go halal

At first glance, The Great Mischief, which opened in February, looks like a traditional Spanish tapas bar, serving up small plates inspired by the region of Catalonia.

On closer look though, diners will notice that dry-cured ham and alcoholic sangria are missing from the menu. The restaurant in Little India is among a growing number of new and innovative eateries catering to Muslim diners ...more

Boost for food business eyeing overseas markets

New grants and tax deductions to help local firms go international and innovate could have Aussies enjoying Singapore's sizzling flavours of beef rendang and curry chicken while the elderly here could be tucking into tastier and healthier meals.

These are some ways food company owner Hasan Abdul Rahman wants to grow the family business, Pondok Abang, which produces halal ready-to-eat meals ...more