What is Muslim-friendly? Is it really Halal?
The aim of a certified Muslim-Friendly establishment is to provide greater assurance, create wider options and cater to the diverse needs of Muslim travelers.
1. Halal options
The certified Muslim-friendly establishment provides Halal options in their menu items that are suitable for Muslim consumers.
The establishment may be serving non-Halal menu items such as alcoholic beverages and non-Halal meat. However, there are systems and processes in place to safeguard the integrity of the Halal menu items.
2. Obey certification terms & conditions
The food establishments have been provided with the necessary skill sets to understand basic requirements of Halal and they have to establish proper processes to ensure that the Halal integrity of the food served is preserved.
3. Promote social cohesion
The scope of certification for Muslim-friendly scheme adopts an inclusive approach that is applicable to Muslim-minority countries like Japan. It takes into account the need for social mixing between Muslims and non-Muslims and for businesses to serve consumers with different dietary needs.