Local halal food sales to reach RM50 billion this year

THE local halal food sector is seen to be growing as sales of halal food is expected to reach RM50 billion this year, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs), Mohd Na’im Mokhtar.  

He said in efforts to become the centre of the global halal industry, the government has introduced various initiatives aimed at improving the quality of halal products and attracting more foreign investments to Malaysia.