Tag Archives: Halal

• Global launch for booze-free Halal ‘whisky’

Global launch for booze-free Halal ‘whisky’

A US company is set to launch what it claims is the world’s first Halal “whisky”, which contains no alcoholic content, around the world next month. In 2011, Florida-based firm ArKay added a whisky variant to its range of alcohol-free drinks, which is described as having the “exceptional taste of whisky without the alcohol content”. […]

• ‘Halal Whisky’, Non-alcoholic Beverage Appalls Scottish Distillers

‘Halal Whisky’, Non-alcoholic Beverage Appalls Scottish Distillers

First of its kind alcohol-free ‘halal whisky’, is out on sale heralding the party season. ArKay, the world’s first alcohol-free whisky, will be sold worldwide from Dec 1, and is said to look and taste just like traditional whisky. It has been declared as Halal certified, which opens up the markets in Muslim countries and […]

• Bethenny Frankel’s Skinnygirl Cocktails Banned From Whole Foods

Bethenny Frankel’s Skinnygirl Cocktails Banned From Whole Foods

Whole Foods just can’t get it together these days. The grocery chain has gotten a lot of bad press lately for its decision not to promote Ramadan and halal foods (which it is now denying), as well as a former employee who made public a very disgruntled resignation letter highlighting many unflattering things about the […]

• Muslims Advised Against Drinking halal Beer

Muslims Advised Against Drinking halal Beer

Muslims in the country have been advised against drinking a type of beer claimed to be “halal” (permissible) by the distributor company because the beverage contains alcohol content higher than permitted by Islamic law. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom said the company’s claim that the beer contained only 0.01 […]