Statistics show that the majority of kosher consumers are not Jewish! As a mater of fact not even any religious group at all! The majority of kosher consumers are regular, ordinary people that perceive kosher to be “cleaner”, “better” & “healthier”! Which certainly may be the case, but isn’t what kosher means!
Integrated Marketing Communication – Organizers of the popular “KosherFest” The largest kosher trade show in the world projects kosher food sales to pass the $150 Billion mark this year! Kosher is no longer a niche segment. With Fortune 500 companies such as Nabisco, P&G & M&M Mars among others committed to kosher its no wonder its “IN” to be kosher today. For many types of manufacturing your products may already be kosher or close to it! For some companies there is only small changes in ingredients to kosher suppliers before they can be certified.
Ḥalāl (Arabic: حلال ḥalāl, ‘permissible’) is any object or an action which is permissible to use or engage in, according to Islamic law. The term is used to designate food seen as permissible according to Islamic law.
Halal foods are foods that Muslims are allowed to eat under Islamic Shariʻah. The criteria specify both what foods are allowed, and how the food must be prepared. The foods addressed are mostly types of meat and animal tissue.