THE GLOBAL HALAL MARKET PLACE

28 09 2008

States Halal Parks

As a pioneer in promoting halal food globally, Malaysia’s locally developed halal certification serves as an example for other nations and has been commended by the United Nations as a model system. Currently, halal products certified in Malaysia run the gamut from processed chicken and beef products to ice cream, chocolate and food supplements. This is in line with the nation’s aim of being the regional hub for halal food products.

The Government of Malaysia through the Ministry of Agriculture and the Department of Veterinary Services has identified a few potential places to be formulated and developed as Halal Food Industrial Zones. These places are:

– Pulau Indah in Selangor
– Pedas Halal Park in Negeri Sembilan
– Serkam Pantai in Melaka
– Paya Pahlawan in Kedah
– Pantai Remis in Perak
– Gambang in Pahang

Pulau Indah, Selangor

Developer :

Central Spectrum (M) Sdn. Bhd.
No. 7, Jalan Perigi Nanas 8/6,
Indah Point, Pulau Indah,
42920 Port Klang Selangor, Malaysia.

Tel : +603 3101 2020
Fax : +603 3101 3030
Website :

http://www.pulauindah.com.my

Selangor Halal Hub, Pulau Indah is poised to become a conducive regional hub in halal product industry. Covering an area of 150 acres designated for high-tech and modern factories for industries of manufacturing and processing halal products to cater to the increasing demand of halal products. The market for halal food products consumed from both Muslim and Non-Muslim countries around the world is estimated at US$500 billion while in Malaysia, it is estimated close to US$10 billion.

Strategic Location

Strategically situated along the highway to Westport, the state-of-the-art transhipment hub, the Selangor Halal Hub is located in part of phase 2B & 2C of the Pulau Indah Industrial Park. Excellent infrastructure and easy road access to major airport, capital cities – Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and KLIA makes it the ultimate choice for discerning investors.

Pedas Halal Park in Negeri Sembilan

Developer :

Malaysia Industrial Estates Berhad

Bangunan MIEL, No 3, Jalan 31/10A,
Taman Perindustrian IKS, Mukim Batu,
68100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
P.O. Box 12901,
50792 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Tel : +603-6186 2616
Fax : +603-6186 2068
Website :

http://www.miel.com.my/miel/Pedas_Halal_Park/index.htm

The Pedas MIEL Industrial Park has been selected to spearhead the development of a Halal Foods Centre by the State Government of Negeri Sembilan. The site will be equipped with factories, cold rooms, packaging centers, warehouses, and a one-stop services centre. The Government departments such as the Islamic Development Department of Malaysia (Jakim) and Negeri Sembilan Islamic Council will be based at the centre to provide advise to traders and entrepreneurs in ensuring that productions from the park is truly Halal. An additional 40ha of land in Nilai Industrial has been reserved for Halal Foods Centre expansion if the land set aside for the park is insufficient.

The proposed hi-tech Halal food-based industrial zones will comprise of an integrated Halal meat processing centre and an integrated fishery port, fish processing and auction centre in Perak, and an integrated food processing centre in Selangor. The centre aims to export 98% of the total output with Asia as the initial target market with its population of 3.7 billion people. The projects will adhere to the stringent Halal concept, the Food and Agriculture Organization and World Trade Organization guidelines. Malaysia was chosen by the joint-venture mega Halal food-based project between a Europe-based consortium and a group of Malaysian enterprises because of its globally recognized Halal Certification System.


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