To help Indonesian travelers to Japan enjoy their time during their trip to the country the halal-friendly way, BNI Syariah Bank, a shariah-compliant bank in Indonesia, has announced various support measures.
The bank plans to work closely with Neox Corporation, Japan, and with Global Persada Inovasiondo as their local partner in the country, to offer support to the travelers from Indonesia to Japan.
BNI Syariah, along with its partners in Indonesia and Japan, plans to launch a portal website displaying comprehensive information on various aspects of the halal industry in Japan.
Aichi Service Area to offer Halal Foods for Muslim travelers - The Okazaki service area on the Shin Tomei Expressway started selling Halal Bento "boxed meals" from February 13, to accommodate the needs of a growing number of Muslim tourists.
Using produce grown by local farmers, the meals will be prepared in accordance with Islamic dietary laws to ensure Muslims don’t have to worry about their food while on vacation in Japan.
Aeon will launch "Halal food" for Muslims at its 25 Stores in Kanto region permanently starting from March 2016.
The Halal food has been developed by Aeon Topvalu Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. operating private brand (PB) business.
Aeon is the largest retailer in Asia and Japan's single-largest shopping mall developer and operator.
It is a retail network comprising around 300 consolidated subsidiaries and 26 equity-method affiliated companies ranging from convenience stores and supermarkets to shopping malls and specialty stores, including Talbots.