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Halal food for thought

The AEC will be a boon to IBF, and its young managing director is keen to stress that halal products are not restricted to Muslims only

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  • Writer: Sarawan Tiyarojveki
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Halal food is generally perceived as only for Muslims. It is basically food prepared according to strict Islamic guidelines and involves more than forbidding pork. Wirut Suppoj, managing director of IBF Halal Foods Co Ltd, is keen to stress that anyone can eat halal food. 

AEC will benefit IBF business because Southeast Asia is home to more than 260 million Muslims

Rebranded in March 2008 before the young executive joined the company, IBF stands for International Business Food. Its initial investment is 80 million baht.

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