At INHART, our researchers and trainers with over 10 years of experience have also published books and research papers that cover the wide range of topics on halal industry. These publications will serve as a guide and an interesting read for individuals, business owners and organisations exploring the halal sector.

1. Halal: All That You Need To Know

Name of Book: Halal: All That You Need To Know
Name of Editor: Dr. Yumi Zuhanis Has-Yun Hashim
Publisher: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia

Book Description/Abstract:
Halal: All That You Need To Know is a collection of articles covering a diverse range of Halal lifestyle from food to cosmetics, tourism to logistics and finance to pharmaceutics.

Halal is defined as permissible by the Islamic Law. It exists in many aspects of life and comes with its counterpart toyyibah (pure and clean). It is a standard that all Muslims must adhere to achieve not only worldly benefits but also the spiritual gain towards being closer to the Creator. Nevertheless, its wholesomeness is applicable and increasingly accepted across communities and cultures. The Halal industry itself is a huge and exciting market which involves many stakeholders from policy makers, rawa material suppliers, manufacturers, retail and consumers. Each is responsible in ensuring the successful Halal pipeline.

2. The Law of Food and Drinks in Malaysia

Name of Book: The Law of Food and Drinks in Malaysia
Name of Author(s): Dr. Noriah Ramli
Publisher: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia

Book Description/Abstract:
The Law of Food and Drinks in Malaysia provides insight into the existing laws governing food safety and quality in Malaysia. It discusses in detail several pertinent legal issues related to food safety and quality. The book also looks at the administrative infrastructure relevant to food safety and quality. People of different fields of interests will also find it useful especially for those are in the field of food management, food manufactures, primary and secondary agricultural production, hospitality and services.

3. Halal Pages

Name of Book: Halal Pages
Name of Author(s): INHART, JAKIM, HDC, Yellow Pages, TM Service
Publisher: TM Info-Medis Sdn. Bhd

Book Description/Abstract:
Halal Pages directory on products and services is solely for information purposes. Consumers can check on the halal status of more than 70 brands, comprising more than 3000 products. There are many halal-related articles contributed by IIUM catered towards lifestyle, technology, food and commerce, encompassing the Muslim lifestyle.

4. Islamic Tourism in Contemporary World

Name of Book: Islamic Tourism in Contemporary World
Name of Author(s): Dr. Noriah Ramli, Saiful Mohammad Nizam Azmi, Noor Najihah Mohd. Daud
Publisher: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia

Book Description/Abstract:
Islamic Tourism, an upcoming niche in the tourism world is increasingly becoming an important global trend. With a market potential of more than 50 Muslim countries with no less than 1.6 billion Muslims, there are tremendous opportunities in attracting Muslim tourists. In developing and promoting Islamic tourism, there are several prerequisites that need to be met for sustaining arrivals from Islamic and non-Islamic countries. The expectations of Muslim travellers are many; they must be first identified and met in order to make the travellers ‘feel at home’ at destinations of their choice.

The provision of a suitable ‘Muslim tourism environment’ is therefore essential. This can be done through practice of “shari’ah compliant services” encompassing among others infrastructure, entrepreneurial systems, competent Muslim travel and tour agencies and appropriate contents of Islamic packages. This book covers all information related to Islamic tourism.

5. Halal Guidebook: Best Halal Practice

Name of Book: Halal Guidebook: Best Halal Practice
Name of Author(s): Dr. Noriah Ramli & Saiful Mohammad Nizam Azmi
Publisher: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia

Book Description/Abstract:
Halal is not just about consuming food that is “halal ‘according to the Shari’ah but most importantly, it has become a source of economic gain due to its commercial value. Halal products receive wide recognition as a new benchmark for safety and quality assurance due to the wholesomeness concept of ‘halal’. This guidebook highlights the importance of best halal practices and adherence to the shari’ah compliance in order to ensure the authenticity of halal production.

6. Useful Guide to Malaysia Halal Certification

Name of Book: Useful Guide to Malaysia Halal Certification
Name of Author(s): Dr. Noriah Ramli & Saiful Mohammad Nizam Azmi
Publisher: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia

Book Description/Abstract:
Halal products and services are fast gaining worldwide recognition as a new benchmark for safety and quality assurance. Halal has the potential to become a standard, associated not only with product quality, but also with international best practices throughout the entire supply chain due to the wholesomeness concept of halal. This trend needs to be exploited thoughtfully, especially for the benefits of Muslim nations as it has become a source of economic gain due to its commercial value.

This guidebook highlights the practical guide to obtain Malaysian Halal Certification, which is already one of the longest established and most widely recognised Halal logo in the world, as well as the importance of best halal practices and adherence to the shari’ah compliance in order to ensure the authenticity of halal production and halal-related matters. It primarily covers the understanding of the MS1500:2009, procedure for applying halal certification, management and employees responsibility towards achieving halal, the required infrastructure and legal framework in relation to halal-haram matters.