South African National Halaal Authority (SANHA)


South African National Halaal Authority (SANHA)

Full Description

Landline Number

+27 31 207 5768

Contact Name

Mr EBI Lockhat

Mobile Number

+27 83 777 0121

Area of Service


Business Summary

The South African National Halaal Authority (SANHA) is an internationally-respected certifying authority. Promoting professionalism and excellence in the certification of Halaal, it certifies and approves hundreds of establishments ranging from abattoirs, food and beverage products, bakery and dairy, food ingredient and flavour manufacturers, meat processors, restaurant and hospitality industry, multi-national corporations and cottage industries and scores of others in South Africa, Pakistan, Oman, Ghana, UAE, Europe and India.

Its membership comprises of Theological and Professional Organisations of global repute and is a founder member of the World Halaal Council. It assists with training and standardisation of the Halaal Certification Programme and provides consultancy support to many certifiers worldwide.

SANHA has extensive experience within the franchising industry and assisting leading organisations in achieving Halaal status. Amongst the many brands that have chosen to certify with SANHA are:

• Debonairs
• Mochachos
• Ocean Basket
• Panarottis Pizza
• Romans Pizza
• Domino’s Pizza
• Steers
• Wimpy
• Mugg & Bean
• Jimmy’s Killer Fish & Chips
• Skippers
• Fish Aways
• Burger Rack
• Pizza Perfect
• Calisto’s
• Bacini’s
• Spur
• RJ’s
• Europa
• Pizza Hut

Unofficially, there are an estimated two million Muslims living in South Africa, and their dining-out options are limited to selected outlets that serve foods permitted by their religion. To get the edge over your competitors talk to SANHA for step by step assistance on achieving Halaal status.

SANHA services include:

• Certification
• Expert guidance on Halaal compliance
• Stringent standards monitored by trained inspectorate
• Exhibitions, conferences and Export Marketing assistance
• Publication and dissemination of information
• National Helpline and presence throughout Southern Africa
• Executive member of the World Halaal Council with collaborative member links worldwide