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Japan: Eateries, food makers seek halal certification

By JIJI, Japan Times NISHIO, AICHI PREF. – A growing number of food industry firms are seeking halal certification for their products dishes, reflecting an increasing influx of Islamic travelers and the huge global market they represent. Halal, an Arabic word ...

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Japanese Cuisine: Halal or Haram?

By S.Yokoyama As a Japanese person just starting to study Halal, I eagerly ask Muslims in Japan to share their knowledge. I know that pork and alcohol, popular ingredients in Japanese cooking, are Haraam. That leaves me uncomfortable, especially when ...

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Opinion: What halal certification suits Japan?

By S.Yokoyama In Japan, we are carefully studying Halal, determined to provide new choices to both visitors in Japan and to Muslims overseas. We inevitably encounter a major question: which country’s or which group’s Halal certification should we acquire? That issue ...

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Japan: Kyoto Launches new website for Muslim Visitors

You can find restaurants certified by KMA, and prayer-friendly accommodations, in four languages commonly spoken by Muslims. Tips on how to find Muslim-friendly informations in Kyoto are also available!   In order to offer useful and convenient information for  Muslim ...

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Japan: Kyoto aims to be Muslim-friendly city

Japan Times KYOTO – (Muslim-friendly city) Kyoto, a city known worldwide as a major center for Buddhism and as the home of some of the country’s most famous Shinto shrines, is stepping up efforts to better welcome one particular group ...

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