High Quality Organics (HQO) is now able to provide its customers with certified halal organic herbs and spices, botanicals and more. This spring, HQO underwent the Halal certification process due to the growing market for halal certified products. We wanted to be ahead of the curve on this emerging market opportunity for our customers. Currently, several of our top-selling culinary blends are certified Halal. If you are looking for a specific organic ingredient that is also Halal certified, contact us. Most of High Quality Organics’ ingredients qualify for Halal certification within five to seven business days.
According to the U.S. Halal Association, about 25% of the world (1.6 billion people) are Muslim and certified Halal products represent a global market value of approximately $643 billion.
The Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America outlines what is required to be certified halal. Companies must be in good standing and ensure their products are:
- Free from pork and any of its by-products
- Animals are properly slaughtered by
- Free from alcohol or intoxicants
- Carnivorous animals or birds of prey
- Blood or blood by-products
If you are interested in purchasing Halal Certified organic ingredients, please contact us today.