A number of countries are trying to capture a slice of Japan’s US$800 billion-dollar food and beverage market. Malaysia in particular, using Tokyo Olympic 2021 as a launchpad, has been banking on the Games to export its halal products and services worth up to US$300 million-dollar.
The government of Indonesia on the other hand, to promote and preserve its position in the international market, issued a regulation 31/2019 regarding -
As the Japan’s Muslim population grows, the halal market is expanding at a rapid pace to meet the growing demands of Muslim residents as well as visitors to the country.
In many countries, special attention is being paid to the growth potential of the Halal market as one of the new engines for a sharp economic expansion, and they are taking the necessary steps to enter into this lucrative market.
There are over 370 Halal shops and supermarkets listed on Halal In Japan website. These shops are selling variety of Halal products; some hundreds, some just a few and some only one product.
We have listed these Halal shops in alphabetical order making it easy for website visitors to search and locate them. Many of the shops have website and are selling online too. Some only sell online, whether just on their own website or also on Rakuten marketplace – some sell only on Rakuten.
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.