More and more Taiwan companies are applying for Halal Certification
By: Joy Chang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— With a growing population of over 200,000 Muslims, more
restaurants in Taiwan are applying for halal certification and the food industry is aiming for a larger market in both Taiwan and Southeast Asian countries.
According to the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the global halal food market is worth US$900 trillion and many companies are hoping to cash in on the booming market.
TAITRA also said that they are currently helping local restaurants, including those who sell signature Taiwanese dishes such as beef noodles and fried chicken fillets, to apply for the halal certification. [FULL STORY]