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University of Tokyo offers halal chocolates ahead of Valentine's Day

Feb 13, 2018

University of Tokyo offers halal chocolates ahead of Valentine's Day

The University of Tokyo is selling halal chocolates online for Valentine's Day to raise public awareness of foods that are prepared according to Muslim standards. Hanan Chocolates have been produced by a Tokyo maker using soy emulsifier and no animal-origin ingredients. The products — milk ...

Let's discuss Japan's halal industry

| Sep 11, 2017

Let's discuss Japan's halal industry

This week's featured article KYODO As the influx of foreign visitors to Japan includes Muslims, there has been discussion about how Japan can best accommodate their religious dietary restrictions and other needs. According to data released by the Japan National Tourism Organization, the number of visitors from ...

Beppu campus cafeteria becomes nation's biggest halal-certified eatery

Nov 9, 2015

Beppu campus cafeteria becomes nation's biggest halal-certified eatery

A campus cafeteria at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University has received halal certification, becoming the largest halal-certified food facility in the country, according to Nippon Asia Halal Association, the nonprofit organization that grants the certification. Every day, about 3,000 people, including students from Muslim countries, eat ...