In Japan, finding Halal products has become easier in recent years, but not all of everyday essential products.
Also, if you are not living near a Halal shop, not only you are going to spend a considerable amount of time, but also pay for transportation every time you need to buy something.
Having free time for shopping and transportation cost, are not the only obstacles that Muslims living in Japan have. Especially newcomers may spend hours in supermarkets reading foods’ labels to make sure they do not contain Haram ingredients.
Where can you find Halal food products in Japanese market?
In 1980s you could hardly find Halal shops and restaurants in Japan. Nowadays, only in Tokyo there are more than 60 Halal Food Shops and over 200 Halal Food Restaurants and increasing.
Today availability of Halal food in supermarkets and even in convenience stores makes the life more comfortable for the Muslim residents, and also gives the travelers a peace of mind especially to those who would like to visit small towns.
Here is some information that comes handy either for Muslims who reside in Japan or those who are planning to visit for sightseeing.
At 1.8 billion people, the Muslim Consumer market is undeniably the next important, "and largely untapped", global opportunity.
The halal market alone is worth a staggering US$2.1 trillion dollars a year and is increasing at US $500 billion a year due to the growth of the global Muslim population.
Now is the best time to take action! Take action, and begin changing your financial circumstances with a small home business. Many of these businesses can be developed in your spare time while you continue to work your other job.