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Halal – A New Growth Area

The Halal industry is the new growth sector in Malaysia's manufacturing sector and is the fastest growing global business across the world. It is also an emerging market force that is attracting non-Muslims with its wholesome, hygienic and contamination-free principles is food production. The global value for trade of Halal foods and non-food products is estimated at USD2.1 trillion annually.

The key areas of the Halal Industry in Malaysia can be categorized into five (5) components such as following:-

  1. Food Products : Livestock, Processed Food & Beverages, Food Retailing
  2. Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic and Personal Care: OTC, Drugs/Vaccines etc, Nutraceuticals.
  3. Additives & Ingredients : Food Products, Non-food Products.
  4. Lifestyle : Apparels, Restaurant & Hotels.
  5. Services: Logistics, Standard, Auditing & Certifications, Research and Technology Development.


Halal Penang

The Penang State has initiated the development of Penang International Halal Hub to serve the growing global consumer demands for Halal products and services and has formed PIHH Development Sdn Bhd, also known as Halal Penang, to forefront the coordination and facilitation of the promotion and development of the Halal industries in Penang.

The Penang State has dedicated approx 130 acres of land for the development of the Halal Integrated Park within Penang Sciences Park.

For more information, please contact:

PIHH Development Sdn Bhd

c/o Office of the Sate Minister for

Domestic Trade & Consumer Affairs

Level 53, KOMTAR, 10503 Penang, Malaysia

Tel: (604) 650 5135,    Fax: (604) 261 8727

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