Jun 10, 2020
Halal Certification applies to supplements and nutraceuticals industry as well. There are many components of a supplement product, that can be critical for Halal Certification. This week we spoke to Douglas Shull, the Manager and Co-owner of Vitalabs, Inc. - a leading nutraceuticals company based in Georgia, United States. In this blog we will explore together how Halal Certification brought value to his business.
Jun 5, 2020
As a premier Halal certifier, ISA must educate readers and consumers about what Halal means, the types of product categories and the range of Halal and Haram product ingredients. Through its website and social media avenues, ISA explains why Halal can be beneficial for Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
May 27, 2020
According to Mr. Joseph Drake, Founder and President of Decon7, "Halal Certification brings numerous benefits and value to our business. With ISA’s Halal certification we have entered the global Halal market including (but not limited to): SE Asia, the Middle East and other regions. Specifically, our recent Halal certification enables us to capture the market in Malaysia and the Philippines."
May 13, 2020
As of 2019, the beauty industry is valued at an estimate of $532 billion and counting! Needless to say, it is growing faster than ever before. The Business Insider attributes one of those growing factors to offering “Sustainable Alternatives” to the market. When closely evaluated, sustainable alternatives cater to health-conscious shoppers seeking products free from toxins and other harmful ingredients. ISA Halal certifies many types of beauty products.
May 5, 2020
There are a few key factors when considering which Halal Certification Body is right for you. One of the most important ones is whether the Halal certifier is accepted by the Halal governing bodies or countries in your target region.
Apr 28, 2020
When a country or the entire world is impacted by a health related or other type of crisis, how do the Halal industry and other business sectors manage through them? As the North American pioneer Halal certifier, Islamic Services of America (ISA) has taken a unique and timely approach to adapt with the constant demand for Halal Certification.
Apr 1, 2020
With more than 1.9 billion Muslims in the world, manufacturers including the bakery industry is taking Halal certification into consideration to expand their overall market share and global sales. The Halal certification is needed in the consumption of goods and services (generally edibles, cosmetics, and personal care products) for Muslims. Noticeably, both consumables and non-consumables are entitled to receive a Halal certification.
Mar 4, 2020
For Catania Oils, obtaining Halal certification added another layer of quality assurance for customers and ensured that their products, which include everything from olive to coconut to apricot kernel oil – are accessible to as many people as possible. Additionally, in our interview with Ms. Whitney she mentioned, “Eventually we sought Halal certification because several customers requested it.” All products undergo multi-step quality testing and Catania prides itself on the consistent high-quality of their products. Seeking third-party verification of their process and sourcing simply supports their focus of complete customer satisfaction and fits well with their philosophy.
Feb 4, 2020
Just over half of the American Muslim population falls into the Millennial category, according to Pew Research, and they are just as likely as older Muslim generations to say that religion is important to them. As such, Muslim Millennials feel strongly about adhering to religious norms while at the same time following broader consumer trends. Companies catering to Muslims as well as Millennials in general should pay careful attention to this demographic and their unique needs.
Jan 1, 2020
Many international Halal certifiers are equipped to certify under different national schemes, for example the Indonesian or Malaysian schemes. Some countries, including Malaysia, only allow importation of meat products if they are certified Halal by a recognized foreign Halal certifier. Islamic Services of America is one of only three American Halal certifying agencies that meet the strict standards of the Malaysian Department of Islamic Development.