Halal certificate is a Guarantees of products and services in the Muslim Countries. The Requirements Of Islam and they are suitable for consumption in Majority of Muslim Countries . Where the population of Muslim ( Germany , United Kingdom ,Spain France and Many more Countries in Word the Process of HALAL CERTIFICATION which provide quality and Ensures of the Products rules of established by the Islamic Council. The permission to use the Mark of HALAL. Mainly use to meat Product and other products of foods like a Milk, Canned, Food and additives to use for Meat Products. Product that are HALAL Certified are often marked with Halal Symbol, Or Simply the letter(M) and the Letter (K) is used to identify Kosher Product For Jewish Population.
The Halal Certificate Guide is helpful for anyone involved in international trade, including: exporters, importers, distributors, traders and brokers, logistics professionals, forwarding agents, shipping lines, airlines, and international trucking firms. This guide is also helpful to trade associations, chambers of commerce, consultants, professors and students of international trade.
Halal, as per Quaran, means 'permitted' or 'lawful'. Halal certification is required for food, cosmetics and other products which comes in direct contact with food items. In many countries like: Middle east, Saudi Arabia, Iran etc. Halal certification is required to sell the food items. Halal is often used in reference to foods and drinks, i.e. foods that are permissible for Muslims to eat or drink under Islamic (law). The criteria specifies both what foods are allowed, and how the food must be prepared. The foods addressed are mostly types of meat and animal tissue.
Halal trade refers to business of halal certified quality products which meet the internationally accepted food safety standards in production & hygiene. CDG has strategic tie ups with different HALAL certification agencies (Indian & overseas) to provide HALAL certification services in India. These organisations are different ISLAMIC religious organisations & they issue HALAL certificate following guidelines of 'Quaran'. HALAL audit is done by a 'Mualana' who should have proper knowledge of Quaran & ISLAM.
Benefits of Halal Certification :
Types of Halal Certification
Based on the nature of the business, the type of Halal certification varies. Most frequently, Halal certification is obtained for places like restaurants, hotels, slaughtering houses, packaging and labelling materials to ensure they are suitable to be visited / used by Muslim consumers. However, Halal certification is not limited to only food produce. Non-alcohol beverage, raw materials needed in food processing, pharmaceutical and health care products, traditional herbal products, cosmetics and personal care products, cleaning products and daily consumable products can also obtain Halal Certificate. Therefore, Halal Certification can usually be obtained from Halal Certification Bodies – broadly under the following schemes:
Halal Certification Procedure
The business wishing to obtain Halal Certification must apply to one of the Certification Bodies. It is important for the business to be aware of Halal Certification requirements at this stage and ensure that it is compliant with Halal requirements, Halal systems requirements and Halal staffing requirements.
Once the application information is verified, Auditors (usually one Shariah Auditor and one Technical Auditor) will visit the business for inspection. The Auditors will verify if the following areas are acceptable for Halal Certification:
During the audit, the business might has to provide criteria of acceptance of raw materials (ingredients), certificate of analysis and Halal certificate of individual ingredient. Once, the audit is completed, an audit report will be prepared and signed by both parties.
Once the Halal audit is complete, a Technical Committee will review the documents submitted by the business and the audit report submitted by the Auditors. If the audit report is satisfactory and the business and/or products satisfy the Halal certification criteria’s, Halal Certificate is issued by the Halal Certification Body.
Halal Certification on average costs a total of about Rs.50,000 in India. However, the fee vary amongst the Halal Certification Bodies. Hence, it is best to check with the relevant Halal Certification Body.
All foods are considered Halal except the following:
-Alcoholic drinks and intoxicants
-Non-Halal animal fat
-Enzymes (microbial enzymes are permissible)
-Gelatine from non-Halal source (fish gelatine is Halal)
-L-cysteine (if from human hair)
-Lipase (only animal lipase need be avoided)
-Non-Halal animal shortening
-Unspecified meat broth
-Rennet (All forms should be avoided except for plant, microbial and synthetic rennet, as well as rennet obtained from Halal slaughtered animals)
-Stock (mixed species broth or meat stock)
-Tallow (non-Halal species)
-Carnivorous animals, birds of prey and certain other animals
-Foods contaminated with any of the above products
Why Halal Certification?
Name Kindly attach the following documents to process the application.
1) Product List - List of all products which are to be Halal Certified
2) Company Profile
5) Letter Head
6) Latest Sale Bill
7) Latest Purchase Bill