Latest update: 02/04/2010
- economy - food and beverage industry - France - Islam
Halal food: a growing Industry
The hallal market is booming in France, where over 5 million Muslims live and a vast majority eat according to Islamic rules. As a result, restaurants and supermarkets are eager to tap into a market estimated at 5.5 billion euros. But the spread of hallal is not welcomed by all, as demonstrated by the controversy sparked by the decision of the fast-food chain Quick to open a hallal-only restaurant.
Presented by Marc Perelman.
Produced by Renaud Lefort and Antonio Oliveira e Silva.