Japan's Tokachi Seika to market halal gyoza in Malaysia

/ May 25, 2017

Japan's Tokachi Seika to market halal gyoza in Malaysia

Traditional Japanese confectionery maker Tokachi Seika will start selling halal gyoza dumplings in Malaysia this summer under a deal with a local food producer. Under an original equipment manufacturer pact recently concluded with Dkay Ventures, Hokkaido-based Tokachi Seika will sell halal gyoza initially to Japanese ...

Osaka travel agency offers Muslim-friendly Japan tours

Aug 12, 2016

Osaka travel agency offers Muslim-friendly Japan tours

A travel agency based in Osaka city is offering tours catering specifically to Muslim visitors — a growing segment of inbound travelers from abroad — featuring a visit to a mosque, halal food and an attendant who adheres to Islam. Miyako International Tourist Co. says ...

The Osaka imam who represents Islam's growth in Japan

Nov 26, 2014

The Osaka imam who represents Islam's growth in Japan

An Egyptian legal scholar based in Ibaraki, Osaka Prefecture, says he is working to increase understanding between the Japanese people and the more than 100,000 Muslims who live among them. Islam has gradually put down roots in Japan. There are now around 60 mosques, many ...

Halal food on verge of boom with rise in Muslim visitors

Jun 21, 2013

Halal food on verge of boom with rise in Muslim visitors

Halal food, the only type Muslims are permitted to eat under Islamic law, is in hot demand, say managers at Halal Deli, which delivers boxed lunches to devout Muslims in Tokyo. "Halal foods are currently delivered only within the 23 wards of Tokyo, but we ...