Halal food products from Singapore are now recognised by international standards in a move to snag a slice of the growing Muslim travel market pie, said the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore on Friday).
It received the ISO 17065 certification for entities certifying products, processes and services from the International Organisation for Standardisation – world-known body under the aegis of the UN specialized on setting of standards. The institution has 162 member-countries, including Russia represented by Rosstandart.
Last year, Muis certified 55,000 types of products made in Singapore.
The number of applications it receives for halal certification has seen a steady 10 per cent annual increase over the past five years, said a Muis spokesman.
According to the Mastercard-Crescent Rating Global Muslim Travel Index, the size of the Muslim travel market is expected to reach US$220 billion by 2020.
Today there is a great number of tradeshows displaying halal products and industry’s innovation. Russia Halal Expo is one of the most assertive exhibiting and networking platforms for stakeholders. It is organized in the framework of the economic summit “Russia – Islamic world: KazanSummit”.
The event will be held April 24-26, 2019, in Kazan. Every year KazanSummit gathers leading experts, manufacturers, halal retail and wholesalers. In 2018 the event was attended by over 3,000 delegates from 53 countries. Register now to secure your place!