Halal: is it meat you’re looking for?
The company is at the forefront of a Chinese drive into the global halal food and beverage market, exporting as far away as Saudi Arabia.
Businessman Deng Zhijun bills his wares as “products with Muslim ethnic flavour”, but has difficulty recalling some of Islam’s basic dietary tenets.
“Muslims definitely don’t smoke and don’t drink alcohol,’ he said over a lunch at the company, in a garden lined with caged peacocks, macaws and chickens. “There’s also some kind of meat they don’t eat, but I forgot.”
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