Nov 4, 2021
To pursue opportunities and comply with regulations, companies opt to Halal certify their products and enter new markets. Certification and entry into new markets not only lead to increased revenues, but it becomes a long-term business strategy that leads to diversification, stability, and sustainability.
Oct 28, 2021
In the 19th century, industrialization and the growth of large urban centers in the US created the need for mass production of processed and preserved foods that were transported from production facilities to urban centers. In order to create huge amounts of processed foods, industrialists used chemicals and additives as color enhancers, flavor enhancers and preservatives.
Oct 21, 2021
Since becoming Halal can increase profitability while reducing negative impacts on society and the environment, more businesses would do well to make the shift themselves. However, Halal refers to a specific set of criteria, so there are certain factors that businesses must take into consideration.
Oct 14, 2021
Virtually all ice cream products mention ‘natural’ or ‘artificial’ flavors on the ingredients list, which offers no indication whatsoever as to the nature or origin of the flavor. Given the many potential additives to ice cream that may not be Halal, certification is important to assure consumers that it does not contain unacceptable ingredients.
Oct 7, 2021
Young Halal consumers want products that let them live a life consistent with modern concepts of health, wellness, and fun as well as increased eco- and social consciousness, all while maintaining deeply meaningful religious practices.
Sep 30, 2021
Many foods are naturally Halal suitable. Most unprocessed foods would be suitable for Halal diets, aside from alcohol, pork, and meat from prohibited animals and those not slaughtered according to Islamic standards.
Sep 23, 2021
Following a Halal diet is an important part of religious observance for Muslims around the world. For those who are new to Islam, it may entail some significant changes, including avoiding pork, alcohol, and meat that is not certified Halal.
Sep 16, 2021
Plenty of beverages are completely acceptable for Halal-minded consumers – fruit juice, sparkling water, coffee, tea, soymilk, almond milk, and milk from cows, goats, or camels, for example. So why the need for Halal certification? Please read the full blog to know more.
Sep 9, 2021
Many salty, cheesy snacks can be made in a Halal way, using certified ingredients and keeping production lines separate from any pork-containing products. Hopefully we will see Halal options for these craveable foods in the near future!
Sep 2, 2021
In the mid 1970s a group of businessmen and academics from this community saw the need for more intercultural and religious understanding. In 1975 they launched a community service organization with the goal to promote interfaith understanding. This is how Islamic Services of America (ISA) was formed.