Jollibee receives official halal certification


Khairul (third left) showing the halal certificate with Jollibee staff and mascot.

KOTA KINABALU: Jollibee has now received official halal certification by the Islamic Development Department (Jakim).

Its general manager, Khairul Nidzam Abu Bakar said Jollibee, which opened in December 2018, has always aimed for the satisfaction of its customers.

“With the growing demand for halal food and products from different sectors of consumers, receiving this halal certification manifests the fruit of our efforts to please our customers,” he said during a press conference at its premises in Centre Point mall, yesterday.

He also added that the certification came after a rigorous six months of accreditation process to ensure strict adherence to halal standards.

Meanwhile, Jollibee restaurant manager, Shahzul Izzil Sham Al-Rashid Zulkefli said halal compliance is a stamp of quality and wellbeing and the halal certification helped to ensure, create and build trust among the customers.

“As for Jollibee Malaysia, we are sure that the safety requirements are implemented accordingly which results in quality foods,” he added.

Jollibee is the dominant market leader in the Philippines, with a store network bigger than its next two competitors combined.

It has more than 230 international branches including in the United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia and the special territories of Hong Kong and Macau.