The demand for Korean food is undoubtedly high due to the KPOP wave that hits every nation across the globe. Hence, the rising trend create the market needs but the choices for halal Korean food is very limited.
MyeongDong Topokki is proud to introduce themselves as a halal JAKIM certified Korean Street Food chain. JAKIM is always strict with their standards and it was never an easy journey to get halal certificate from JAKIM. MyeongDong Topokki struggle to obtain the Halal Certificate by JAKIM since 2014, the certification only comes after few years accreditation process to ensure strict adherence to halal standards.
Up to 40% of the ingredients are imported from Korea, in order to ensure the halal status for each item, MyeongDong Topokki always keep themselves connected with KMF (Korea Muslim Federation) to ensure the supplier are all halal certified by JAKIM.
In 2019, MyeongDong Topokki was recognized by AHBA (Asia Halal Brand Awards) and the awards are supported by Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM) and the Halal Development Corporation (HDC). It was an honor to the brand to recognized as “The Best Fast Casual Korean Street Food Restaurant”.
As the fastest growing Korean Street Food Restaurant chain, halal is always the main priority for the brand. MyeongDong Topokki will remain to portray itself as a Halal Certified Korean Street Food Restaurant despite of the expansion to the other countries.