Philippine food giant San Miguel eyes exports to Gulf Arab states after halal certification

Philippines’ The Pure Foods Hormel Company is eyeing exports to the Gulf Arab states after two of its facilities received halal certification.

The company, created in 1999 as a joint venture of the country’s largest F&B firm San Miguel and U.S.-based Hormel, manufactures processed meat products in the Philippines.

The Pure Foods Hormel’s facilities for the production of Purefoods Corned Beef and Tender Juicy Chicken Franks are halal-certified by UAE-based Prime Group, the certifier said in a statement on Sunday.

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