Generally, the aims and objectives of Islamic organizations in Japan include promoting Halal awareness among Food, Beverage, pharmaceuticals and cosmetic producers, as well as Halal Tourism services such as Hotels and Restaurants.
Japan’s food sector and tourism industry were not familiar with the concept of Halal, but now they are striving to seek new local and international markets through Halal. Halal which is a term exclusively used in Islam, has now become a universal concept.
As a result of Coronavirus pandemic which has affected the livelihoods of people across the world, government of Japan has been offering a range of financial support to help individuals and companies that have suffered a loss of income.
The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak has forced many businesses to close down or reduced their services causing employees to work fewer hours or even lose their jobs.
Sugar has played an important role throughout human history and continues to enrich people’s lives. It comes in different shapes and forms including white soft sugar, granulated and liquid or syrup sugars, with usage from cooking to confectionery to medicine.
The process of refining sugar usually utilizes bone char from animals, a method which is not compliant with Islamic dietary laws. As a Muslim or a vegan living in Japan, where you can find sugar without animal by-products?
Rakuten, one of the largest online shopping malls in Japan, offers millions of products to Japanese as well as foreign customers. With the arrival of cross-border e-commerce the numbers of consumers purchasing items from overseas sites are growing rapidly.
But what you do if you want to buy from an online store in Japan, and the store doesn’t ship internationally - Sites like; UNIQLO, MUJI, GU, or even Yahoo and Amazon-Japan!