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Brunei Halal has a simple idea: to deliver nutritional and quality products to the world through a private label brand system that is as strong as its accreditation backbone.
Born out of the aim to address the growing requisite for halal, quality, safety and sustainability in all aspects of consumption, we at Brunei Halal will give you the assurance of products that are halal and wholesome in its properties.
Today, consumers will enjoy our products daily in the form of ambient groceries such as confectionery, snacks, and beverages. Soon, the world will enjoy an expanded variety under the Brunei Halal brand to include meat & poultry, health & beauty and pharmaceutical products, thus further complementing the needs of tomorrow’s modern lifestyle.
Brunei Halal is committed to delivering and improving upon its products and services. By doing so, we will have achieved betterment for everyone in all aspects of life. Our mission is to always to grow and raise the bar for society’s lifestyle.
Our vision for the world is to bring the most nutritious, wholesome and high quality products under one easy-to-recognize banner. We at Brunei Halal therefore set out to be the iconic halal brand in the world.
To achieve this, we believe that our values reflect what is important to us as an organization, as a brand, and for society.
By working together as a team, we can be dynamic, effective and achieve efficiency
By having the freedom to explore and challenge ideas through a synergy of creative minds, we will influence tomorrow
By remaining ethical and adhering to our safety and quality standards, we will gain trust and respect
Brunei Halal is backed and led by a diverse team of skilled and knowledgeable professionals who strive towards the virtues set out in our mission statement.
Based in Asia and Europe, the team is fast growing in numbers and skill. Our work will touch the lives of many in accordance with our commitment towards reaching a sustainable and quality future. This will also entail making valuable contributions in food manufacturing, labelling and value-added services.
As the brand moves through the world to deliver its promise on halal, quality, health and safety, the ventures in the food industry will definitely be a rewarding experience for all.
BE PART OF OUR TEAM IN MANAGING OUR OWN GLOBAL BRAND
As part of our fast growing expansion, we are looking for enthusiastic applicants to work in a challenging and dynamic environment.
If you are interested in employment opportunities with Brunei Halal, please submit your resumes to:
Brunei Wafirah Holdings Sdn Bhd & Ghanim International Food Corporation Sdn Bhd.
Unit 6, First Floor
Lim Kah Sik Building,
Kg Jerudong, Jalan Jerudong Brunei Darussalam BG3122
You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Brunei Wafirah Holdings stands as the brand owner of the Brunei Halal brand. Brunei Darussalam’s Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources, along with the cooperation of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and the Ministry of Health commissioned the company to manage the brand with a mission to help local Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) enter the global marketplace as well as pave the way for investment opportunities between Brunei Darussalam and overseas manufacturers.
Brunei Wafirah Holdings has been in operation since 2009 and has its headquarters in Brunei Darussalam.
As the brand owner, Brunei Wafirah Holdings granted a license to Ghanim International Food Corporation, entrusting the use of the Brunei Halal brand trademark. Ghanim International Food Corporation was established to develop the Brunei Halal brand across the global food market.
Ghanim International Food Corporation will provide a comprehensive supply-chain management system for the export of food certified as being halal, through Brunei Darussalam’s halal certification process, packaged and marketed under the Brunei Halal Brand. In doing so, it will ensure that it is implementing the highest standards in food safety management.
Brunei Wafirah UK is a subsidiary office of Brunei Wafirah Holdings. It was formed in 2011 by the Government of Brunei Darussalam and an Act of Parliament.
Brunei Wafirah UK currently resides in the Saltley Business Park in Birmingham and will serve as a sales and distribution platform to the UK and European markets. The subsidiary will thus be responsible for the import of products to the EU markets from the Australasia countries, manufacture for Europe and export to the Middle Eastern markets.
The halal requirement is essentially the way food is processed and prepared, otherwise known as lawful and permitted according to Islamic law. In essence, it points towards a way of life that is pure and clean. The concept of halal can be said to extend far beyond a religious choice and spills into boundaries of appearance, taste, texture and nutritional qualities as benchmarks.
Our priority is to ensure that consumers know, if a product has the Brunei Halal label and it has passed through the most stringent safety checks at every step of the supply chain to meet – and exceed – consumer expectations. Halal market consumers can have the confidence every time the Brunei Halal brand is present on a product. In food manufacturing facilities across the globe, our team of Halal and Quality Control Auditors carry out inspections of the plant, the processes and of course the product itself to ensure compliance. Only those that meet the standards of halal, high quality and safety will be awarded the Brunei Halal certification label.
Brunei Halal’s certification status is supported by a system of having a single accreditation body in Brunei Darussalam under the Ministry of Religious Affairs, which acts independently of any commercial entity. There are also additional requirements to possess the necessary food safety standards.
The Brunei Halal label serves as a halal certification for assurance on halal products, and the audit process includes adequacy audits, on-site audits and surveillance audits. It also requires annual renewal of halal certification, and is certified by the Brunei Religious Council. This Council is made up of a panel of scholars and are the highest level of approval required for the Brunei Halal certification.
The process of accreditation is structured so that manufacturing and branding certifications work in tandem. Only those that meet the standards of halal, high quality and safety will be awarded the Brunei Halal certification label and consequently, the Brunei Halal brand logo accompanied with creative direction on packaging and design labelling before its release into the market.
Manufacturers are welcome to apply for the marketing and trading of their products under the Brunei Halal brand, subject to the following:
All products will then be marketed and promoted by Brunei Wafirah Holdings under the Brunei Halal brand.
Manufacturers get awarded the Brunei Halal accreditation stamp when they have met the standards required by the Brunei Islamic Religious Council. Only inspectors from the Brunei Islamic Religious Council are authorized to accredit companies and products. The Brunei Halal accreditation stamp can be found on the front of products together with the Brunei Halal brand logo.
Brunei Halal is managed and promoted as a 'Private Label Brand'. It is an initiative formed by the government of Brunei Darussalam to create opportunities for Brunei investments in other countries and also it opens doors for overseas corporations and manufacturers to invest in Brunei.
This is the commercial aspect of the brand, whereby the brand logo will be used on all packaging and promotional material specifically related to Brunei Halal.
Foreign manufacturers must receive the Brunei Halal accreditation stamp as a prerequisite for private-labelling under the Brunei Halal brand.
While it is tough for food providers to earn the green mark, consumers will find it easy to instantly identify halal, safety and quality with the distinctive Brunei Halal accreditation stamp (purple logo).
Brunei Halal Brand is a government project initiated by the Brunei Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources along with the cooperation of the Brunei Islamic Religious Council, Ministry of Religious Affairs and the Ministry of Health in line with efforts to move the nation towards developing a diversified, competitive and sustainable economy.
Brunei Wafirah Holdings Sdn Bhd is a wholly owned government company owned by the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources and the Ministry of Finance and was established to develop the Brunei Halal brand across the global (food) market.
Brunei Halal products can be found in local supermarkets and small retail shops in the country. Please click here for a list of store locations.
Brunei Halal products can currently be found in the form of biscuits, cookies, snacks, crisps, chocolates, frozen foods, ready-made meals, sauces and beverages.
For our complete product range, please visit our product page.
The Brunei Halal brand will appear on food and beverage products, including ambient groceries, dairy, confectionery, snacks, meat, poultry and fresh produce.
Soon, the Brunei Halal brand range will expand to include health and beauty products, as well as pharmaceutical products, thus further complementing the needs of today’s modern Halal lifestyle.
The current Brunei Halal ranges are manufactured in China, Spain, Malaysia and India.
In addition to the strict religious accreditation process that manufactures have to undergo with the Brunei Islamic Religious Council, all manufacturers are required to have the food safety standards such as HACCP and ISO.
Currently most local manufacturers do not have HACCP and ISO certification. However, Brunei Halal is committed to working in partnership with local Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to assist them to achieve their export ambitions by providing advice on product and market potential, packaging and design concepts, halal and commercial accreditation requirements.
The Brunei Halal religious accreditation process is recognised as being the strongest and most respected of all Halal accreditation systems due to its exact interpretation of Shariah Law. Its world benchmark halal certification status is supported by a system of having a single accreditation body in the country under the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Furthermore, Brunei Halal religious marque cannot be used in manufacturers’ own branded products. They must be marketed and promoted under the Brunei Halal brand in order to carry the Brunei Halal religious marque.
Brunei Halal Accreditation starts at the source. In food manufacturing facilities across the globe, our team of Halal and Quality Control Auditors carry out inspections of the plant, the processes and of course the product itself to ensure compliance. Assessment of food products will focus on appearance, taste, texture and nutritional value. Only those that meet the standards of Halal, high quality and safety will be awarded the Brunei Halal Certification label. The certificate also gives you the assurance that the product comes from a system that is honest, transparent and decent which is Brunei Darussalam’s corporate social and religious responsibility. Rest assured, Brunei Halal Brand will not compromise compliance on Halal.
For more information on the marketing and trading food products under the Brunei Halal brand, please contact us.
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Marketing & Trading Agency for Brunei Halal Brand:
Brunei Halal Headquarters:BRUNEI WAFIRAH HOLDINGS SDN BHD &
GHANIM INTERNATIONAL FOOD CORPORATION SDN BHD
Unit 6, First Floor, Lim Kah Sik Building, Jerudong, Brunei Darussalam, BG3122 Phone: +673 2384533 | Fax: +673 2384537 | Email: email@example.com
Brunei Halal UK Office:BRUNEI WAFIRAH UK LTD
Unit 1, Pennine Way, Saltley Business Park, Birmingham, B8 1JW Phone: +44 (0)121 3272 145 | Fax: +44 (0)121 3272 284 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org