What is Halal?
Halal is an Arabic word meaning lawful or permitted. In reference to food, it is the dietary standard as prescribed in the Holy Qur’an. The opposite of Halal is “Haram”, which means unlawful and prohibited. Halal and haram are universal terms that apply to all facets of life. These terms are commonly used in relationship to food ingredients and products, meat products. It also applies to cosmetics, personal care, pharmaceutical, banking, financial services, fashion and tourism. Food or other products that contains pork, lard or alcohol ingredients are considered not halal even at a very small levels. Halal food and products should not be mixed with non halal food or products in preparation, storage, transportation and on store shelves.
What We Do
The US Halal Consultants is the only professional consulting group specializing in the halal market in the US. We assist businesses which are looking to grow or enter the US market with a range of services to help them succeed.
The halal concept is more than just a religious belief. A successful halal business requires a professional business approach that incorporates research, analysis, and business planning.
We work to empower our clients in the US halal industry by fostering professionalism and integrity and providing data-driven services.
Our team of expert consultants is committed to sharing their expertise and knowledge in the areas of halal certification, food, tourism, cosmetics, fashion, finance, technology, and media to benefit our clients.
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Our expert and renowned consultants are available to help your halal business
Abed Awad, Esq.
Islamic estate and inheritance law
American Halal Council, US Halal Chamber of Commerce,
President of American Halal Council & Arabesque Media
Halal Summit Director, lawyer, strategist, and communications expert
Retired USDA Specialist, American Halal Council Advisor
Former Agriculture Counselor at U.S. Embassies
Founder of the first blog on halal food & cooking, MyHalalKitchen.com
Vice President & Principal Consultant of IQEIS & President Emeritus of A2LA
Dr. Attiya Ahmad
Associate Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs at George Washington University
Dr. Ghiyath Nakshbendi
Professor, American University, Washington DC
Imam Didmar Faja
Director of Greenway Academy
Halal Tourism Expert
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