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List of Accredited HALAL-Certifiers in the Philippines
February 25, 2014

The long wait of the Islamic Community is over as the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) accredited three (3) halal-certifiers in the Philippines, as follows.

  1. Halal International Chamber of Commerce and Industries of the Philippines, Inc.

    (located at: Unit 701 Jafer Place, Eisenhower St., Greenhills, San Juan City); 

  2. Mindanao Halal Authority (MINHA)

    (located at: 3/F Dinopol Bldg., OsmeƱa St., General Santos City); and

  3. Muslim Mindanao Halal Certification Board, Inc. (MMHCB)

    (located at: No. 2 Abdul Kadil Daod Apartment, Campo Muslim Drive, Cotabato City)

With the accreditation of Halal-Certifiers, Halal compliance in the Philippines will be strengthened and Halal industry will be developed. Halal is a purification rite mandated by Islam in order to ensure that food is fit for consumption by its faithful.

The Department of Agriculture - National Meat Inspection Service (DA-NMIS) and National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) has been working together as partners in the promotion and development of Halal Industry as an institution and more importantly as a linkage to a long-term economic development of the country.