Halal Food Value Chain and Certification Process
Certifying and verifying halal products go through the “pre-farm to fork” evaluation guided by the core principles of Islam.
In the halal value chain diagram below, you will find the flow through which the product is prepared, processed and evaluated. It shows how halal products get from the farm to the consumers.
Halal Food Value Chain
What is the process of Halal Food Certification?
The halal certification process involves the following steps:
Slaughterhouses and manufacturers seek halal certification.
Certification bodies take samples of products from slaughterhouses and manufacturing companies.
Samples are submitted to accredited testing laboratories.
Process and Manufacturing
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Step 1: Slaughterhouses and manufacturers seek halal certification.
Step 2: Certification bodies take samples of products from slaughterhouses and manufacturing companies.
Step 3: Samples are submitted to accredited testing laboratories.
Step 4: Testing laboratories submit the halal report to certification bodies.
Step 5: Certification bodies verify the report and looks into the other aspects of production (i.e. farm condition, slaughterhouse tools, methods and staff, hygiene within premises, etc.)
Step 6: If all requirements and conditions are met, a halal certificate is issued.
Step 7: Certification bodies continuously and regularly monitors slaughterhouses and manufacturing companies to endure that they stick with the halal procedures all throughout their operations.
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