Meeting with Halal Food Control Division, Ministry of Religious Affairs

December 12, 2022

Office of Assistant Vice-Chancellor Innovation and Enterprise (OAVCIE), led by Pg Dr Emeroylarrifion Pg Abas, Director OAVCIE, led the meeting with Puan Zurina Salwa bte Hj Osman, Acting Chief, Halal Food Control Division (BKMH), Department of Syariah Affairs, Ministry of Religious Affairs. The meeting was held on Monday, 12th December 2022, at the Innovation and Enterprise Meeting Room. Presents during the session were representatives from OAVCIE, BKMH and the Faculty of Science.

The meeting discussed opportunities for research and development (R&D) collaboration, specifically on making Kombucha drinks. Since there is the rise of selling homemade Kombucha drinks in Brunei. BKMH is concerned with the alcohol contained in it as the process is through fermentation. BKMH has been working tirelessly toward monitoring and controlling the Halal certification of products in the country.

By Hjh Masriatol Zuraifah Hj Sajali

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