Guidelines to become an HFA approved Supplier
The HFA works closely with suppliers of halal meat, poultry, foodstuffs, ingredients of food, additives, colouring, emulsifiers, preservatives, pharmaceuticals and toiletries.
Prior to accreditation, endorsement and certification of halal, adherence of Quranic injunction of halal & zibah, compliance of the Islamic covenants of honesty, cleanliness, virtuous conduct, good business codes as well as adherence to relevant health, food and hygiene laws is of paramount importance. Cohesion and compliance of Islamic requisites and provisions is also of similar significance.
Bond of Confidentiality
To safeguard the integrity and protection of their own unique recipe development, anonymity of their own suppliers, their own product and brand name protection and, most of all in the interest of good business sense, the HFA is prepared to sign a Bond of Confidentiality with the providers of halal whence entering into a halal accreditation agreement.
All endorsements are carried out on contractual and licensing basis.
Audit & Inspection
Accreditation and authentication of products as halal are subject to satisfactory audit and inspection.
The supplier must prove that the manufacturers of products have the correct ingredients, admissible methods of manufacture and labelling systems as well as compliance of health and hygiene requirements.
The HFA auditors / inspectors at reasonable and agreed intervals, audit and inspect specifications, ingredients and if required the plants from where their providers are obtaining the items.
Suppliers interested to acquire halal accreditation are invited to phone the HFA on telephone 020 8563 1994 for consultation and an application form.