Halal is an Arabic word meaning lawful or permitted. In relation to food and cosmetic products, Halal means products that are allowed to be consumed or used by humans according to Shariah (Islamic Law).
The Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) is the Authority responsible for implementation of regulation controlling Halal products in the U.A.E. The Federal Government has recently launched the Halal National Mark to augment the program certifying Halal products and animal slaughterhouses.
GulfTIC is a Halal Certification Body accredited by the GCC Accreditation Center and Registered by Emirates Authority for standardization and metrology to offer conformity assessment services and certification of Halal products intended for the GCC member countries. GulfTIC, as an official third party of ESMA to offers Halal certification services of Halal products.