Category: Japan

Japan’s whaling ship gets Halal certification

| 22/01/2014 | Reply
Japan’s whaling ship gets Halal certification

Japan’s whaling mothership has been awarded a halal certificate to prove the whales it takes from the Antarctic Ocean are Halal slaughtered.

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Japan: Firms pin hopes on selling halal rice to Muslims

| 22/01/2014 | Reply
Japan: Firms pin hopes on selling halal rice to Muslims

A group of small companies has launched a program to offer the Akita Komachi variety of rice to Muslim visitors to Japan.

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Japan: Kyoto aims to be Muslim-friendly city

| 23/12/2013 | Reply
Japan: Kyoto aims to be Muslim-friendly city

Kyoto established a study group to make the city more Muslim-friendly. It consists of hotel managers, convention bureau officials, restaurateurs and others interested in attracting more Muslims.

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Japan beckons Muslim tourists

| 30/11/2013 | Reply
Japan beckons Muslim tourists

Japan is going all out to woo Muslim tourists as it issues special guide of halal eateries and mosques around the country.

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Japan to increase Halal food export

| 31/10/2013 | Reply
Japan to increase Halal food export

Japan plans to increase its export of Halal food as demand for Japanese food grows in Muslim countries in the Middle-East and Asia.

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Opinion: Asian countries capture big revenues from Muslim tourists

| 29/09/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Asian countries capture big revenues from Muslim tourists

The move is part of a larger effort throughout Asian countries to capitalize on the growing Muslim middle class in a variety of Asian countries.

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Japan: Udon Restaurant in Osaka Airport gets Halal certification

| 26/07/2013 | 1 Reply
Japan: Udon Restaurant in Osaka Airport gets Halal certification

A self-service udon noodle restaurant in Kansai International Airport, Za U-don got halal accreditation from the Malaysian Halal Consultation & Training, according to Kansai In-flight Catering Co.

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Japan Satisfies Halal Appetite

| 04/07/2013 | Reply
Japan Satisfies Halal Appetite

“Halal foods are currently delivered only within the 23 wards of Tokyo, but we want to expand the delivery area,” a member of the Halal Deli’s staff told The Japan Times.

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Opinion: Halal travel, Japanese- style

| 16/04/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Halal travel, Japanese- style

Japan wants Malaysian Muslim tourists, but how much are travellers willing to bend for a halal experience?

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Japan: New app shows where to eat halal food in a non-Muslim nation

| 26/03/2013 | Reply
Japan: New app shows where to eat halal food in a non-Muslim nation

Japanese student is developing an app to help Muslims living in non-Muslim-majority countries to find and buy halal foods more easily. You can use the app to search for halal restaurants, supermarkets and convenience food stores near to where you are.

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Japan: Firms appeal to Muslims with Halal food

| 24/03/2013 | Reply
Japan: Firms appeal to Muslims with Halal food

With markets expanding in Muslim countries, a number of Japanese companies see the production of halal foods and other products as a passport to the Islamic world, even though this might mean the complete renovation of a factory.

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Japan: World’s first Halal certified Halal Miso Paste

| 16/01/2013 | 6 Replies
Japan: World’s first Halal certified Halal Miso Paste

The additive free Halal certified Soya bean based Miso paste is healthy and complies the concept of Halal and Taybaan. The producer aims to increase the international sales at 10% in 5 years and is intending to export to South east Asia, Middle East.

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Japan offers more Halal certified services for tourists

| 07/01/2013 | Reply
Japan offers more Halal certified services for tourists

According to Japan National Tourism Organization, there is increased tourist flow from Muslim populated countries to Japan since the year 2010. This trend indicates that more halal-friendly services in Japan could promote tourism industry to a great extent.

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Japan: Halal Dumplings

| 29/04/2012 | 1 Reply
Japan: Halal Dumplings

Since Dubai’s economic boom several years ago, major Japanese food companies have been taking steps to gain Halal Certification for their products. Previously the culture barrier had been too difficult to overcome for small Japanese companies. Now, a small local firm is taking its first step into the Halal market.

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More Japanese companies go halal to expand sales in Muslim markets

| 13/03/2011 | Reply
More Japanese companies go halal to expand sales in Muslim markets

A rising number of Japanese food manufacturers are seeking halal certification for their products from Malaysia and setting up factories in the country to produce halal food while some have also started to request for their plants in Japan to be certified.

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Japan: Islamic community lays down roots

| 14/11/2010 | Reply
Japan: Islamic community lays down roots

The Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center in Shibuya Ward, notable for its Ottoman architecture and intricate Arabic reliefs, is one of the mosques located across the nation that serve a small but thriving Muslim community estimated to number around 110,000 to 120,000, including roughly 10,000 Japanese Muslims.

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Brunei signs MOU supplement with Japanese company

| 14/01/2010 | Reply
Brunei signs MOU supplement with Japanese company

THE
Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources (MIPR), Brunei Economic
Development Board (BEDB) and Pharmex Japan Co Ltd yesterday signed a
Supplement to the Memorandum of Understanding which extends the duration of the MoU that was signed on February 28, 2008, by a further two years. The MoU will further firm up details which could potentially lead to
the setting up of an estimated US$250 million manufacturing plant in
the planned Agro-Technology Park in Brunei Darussalam.

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Japanese Scholar Advises Brunei Smes

| 27/11/2009 | Reply
Japanese Scholar Advises Brunei Smes

Bruneian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
need to capitalise on the Sultanate’s good name to get their products
exported, particularly in the Japanese high-end retail market, a
visiting Japanese academician said yesterday.

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