There are some rules and principles to follow in order to have a halal certificate. Not every business can own it. It is really hard to follow these rules because they are very strict and require manufacturers not to use certain elements. The HALAL system consists of a set of rules and guidelines for the production and preparation of food in accordance with Islamic religious customs. Halal Advisory Company is a place where you can request for a HALAL certificate.
Among other determinants, this standard prohibits the use of certain products such as pork, blood, alcohol, meat of dead animals, carnivores, a donkey, a dog food that is prepared with wine, cakes with any kind of alcohol, food containing emulsifiers based on pork or animal fats. In the framework of the implementation of the standard, the procedure in which it is determined whether the raw materials are being used in production it is permitted by the law “haram” in the Muslim religion. After a fulfillment of the conditions issued by the appropriate certificate agency which should determine the status of halal products and then approve the use of halal sign on the product packaging.
HALAL system, in addition to specific requirements, has the highest number of requests that are identical with the HACCP system and ISO 9001. Organizations have established these two systems which makes it much easier to prepare for certification.
Unlike other standards including the HACCP system, HALAL certification in the classical system of certification and accreditation. The certificates for this system are awarded by the organization authorized by the Islamic religious community. In some countries, there is no official organization for the award HALAL certificate, or HALAL Agency of the Islamic Community. But when introducing the system HALAL the interested company is making the statement that they fully and completely understand are will follow all laws relating to the HALAL standard, as well as all prohibitions arising from it. This is important for the company if it wants to operate normally. If they don’t follow all the directions it can lead to a termination of the existence of the company. So if you are not willing to follow all these directions and instructions do not request a HALAL certificate. Yes, this means that you will lose many potential clients, but that is a better option than closing the company.
Benefits of implementing HALAL standards:
- The value of the market that works with Halal certified food and food products around the world is estimated through 547 billion.
- Population of the Muslim religion in the world is about 1.6 billion, which is a lot.
- The total turnover of food and food products worldwide, comprises 12% of global trade. This means receiving new customers and increasing sales and profits. This doesn’t mean that you cannot sell any other products. But those that are intended for the people with Islamic religion should be according to all the laws and rules mentioned above.
24 Aug 2016