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This app delivers halal foods to your doorstep

(Photo source: Zouq PH)

In the growing landscape of the modern halal industry, a game-changing innovation is taking center stage: Zouq, the pioneering halal food delivery app that promises to transform the way Muslim Filipinos and health-conscious consumers experience halal dining. 

Presented during the Regional Qur'an Reading event hosted by the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos-National Capital Region (NCMF-NCR) in Quezon City, Zouq emerges as a trailblazer, bridging the gap between halal consumers and high-quality halal cuisine with the tap of a button. 

Developed with inclusivity at its core, the app curates a diverse array of halal-friendly food choices, ensuring that users can indulge in delectable culinary experiences without compromising their dietary preferences or religious beliefs. Currently, delivery services are available in Metro Manila and General Santos.

As the global demand for halal products continues to soar, reaching an estimated $7.7 trillion by 2025, the Philippines has recognized the immense potential of this burgeoning market, with the Marcos administration aiming to generate P230 billion in investments and create 120,000 jobs through halal industry initiatives.

The seamless Zouq experience begins with a user-friendly interface, allowing customers to explore a curated selection of halal-certified restaurants and merchants in their vicinity. With a few taps, they can browse mouthwatering menus, place orders, and track the delivery process in real-time, eliminating the hassle of navigating unfamiliar territories in search of halal eateries.

But Zouq goes beyond mere convenience; it serves as a catalyst for empowering local businesses and fostering economic growth within the halal industry. By inviting halal merchants to become partner stores, the app creates a dynamic ecosystem where entrepreneurs can tap into the vast halal consumer market, expanding their reach and unlocking new revenue streams.

(Photo source: Halal Philippines FB page)

The app's commitment to quality and authenticity is unwavering, as it meticulously vets and onboards only halal-certified establishments, ensuring that every bite adheres to the highest standards of Islamic dietary laws. This rigorous approach not only instills confidence in consumers but also elevates the overall reputation of the Philippine halal industry on a global scale.

As the Marcos administration actively pursues initiatives to strengthen the domestic halal industry, including the recently launched Philippine Halal Industry Development Strategic Plan and the recognition of foreign-accredited Philippine Halal certification bodies, Zouq emerges as a shining example of innovation meeting opportunity. By leveraging technology to cater to the unique needs of halal consumers, the app not only enhances accessibility and convenience but also supports local businesses and contributes to the nation's economic growth.

In the ever-evolving digital landscape, Zouq stands as a testament to the power of innovation in unlocking the full potential of the halal industry. With its user-centric approach, unwavering commitment to quality, and support for local entrepreneurs, this groundbreaking app is poised to revolutionize halal dining in the Philippines and beyond, ushering in a new era of culinary experiences that harmonize flavor, convenience, and adherence to Islamic principles.

Zouq is available in both Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. (JVD/PIA-NCR)

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