Latest Updates Malaysian Halal-certified bento and catering service, Japan Halal Kitchen starts business in Japan

Oct 24, 2017

Japan Halal Kitchen (JAHA)External site: a new window will open. opened a Halal-certified bento and catering service in Tokyo in July 2017 with financing from one travel agency and several entrepreneurs from Malaysia.

With the increasing number of visitors from Islamic countries (from both Southeast Asia and the Middle East) and with the increase in demand for Halal-certified food and beverages in anticipation of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, the company decided to expand their business into the Japanese market.

With their central kitchen in Omori-Kaigan, Shinagawa district of Tokyo, Japan Halal Kitchen started production in July 2017 and sales in September 2017. In addition to stores, they also plan to sell to tourists who visit Japan through travel agencies and to provide catering services to hotels and event venues. The company also plans to sell products by their own mobile catering.

logo of Japan Halal Kitchen (JAHA)

The JETRO InvestJapan Business Support Center (IBSC) has provided information on the licenses required for operations, consultation on labor and visa-related issues, referral to recruitment companies, business matching and assistance in public relations.


3rd person from the left is the Managing Director, Mr. Martin Foong

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