Nawah Scientific, a leading provider of scientific research and testing services in the Middle East, proudly announces its recent Halal certification and quality assurance accreditation by Circle H International, Inc. (Circle H). This significant achievement marks Nawah Scientific’s entry into the Halal food testing market, reinforcing its commitment to excellence and expanding its service offerings.

Circle H is the only Halal certification organization with unified global standards and the proprietary Ⓗ brand, internationally accredited and supported by world-leading Islamic religious organizations, governments, NGO’s,  businesses, and their leaders and influencers. Circle H’s standards are promulgated by its esteemed Sharia Advisory Council, which is followed by almost all of the 1.9 billion Muslims and also appeals to a broader audience of 67 million non-Muslim consumers seeking wholesome, healthy, quality lifestyle, products and services.

Nawah Scientific has established itself as a premier institution in the MENA/GCC Region, providing advanced scientific testing and research services across various industries, including pharmaceuticals, food, and agriculture. The accreditation from Circle H positions Nawah Scientific as a key player in the global Halal food testing industry, enabling it to offer comprehensive and reliable testing services to manufacturers and producers seeking  the convenience and authority of a one-stop Halal certification recognized worldwide.

The international Halal food market is experiencing rapid growth, driven by increasing consumer demand for products that comply with Islamic dietary laws. With a market value projected to reach USD 2.4 trillion by 2024, the Halal food sector presents immense opportunities for global businesses. This collaboration between Nawah Scientific and Circle H is poised to capitalize on this burgeoning market, providing essential services to ensure food products meet Halal standards and catering to a diverse and expanding international consumer base.

Dr. Omar Sakr, CEO of Nawah Scientific, commented on the accreditation, saying, “We are honored to receive this prestigious accreditation from Circle H . This achievement underscores our dedication to quality and our commitment to serving the needs of the entire Halal food industry. We look forward to supporting our clients in meeting Halal requirements and contributing to the growth of this vital market.”

For Circle H , this collaboration with Nawah Scientific represents an opportunity to extend its reach and impact within the GCC/MENA Region’s substantial and discerning Halal consumer base. By leveraging Nawah Scientific’s state-of-the-art facilities and expertise, Circle H can ensure its unified standards are upheld and applied across a broader spectrum of food products, as well as encouraging greater global trade of reliable and quality Halal products.

Sayed Zayan, Chairman & CEO of Circle H, stated, “Our partnership with Nawah Scientific is a testament to our shared commitment to quality, trust and excellence in Halal certification. Together, we will provide businesses and consumers with the assurance that their products meet the highest Halal standards and can reach the entire world under one, reliable and authoritative set of standards and the prestigious Ⓗ brand.”

This strategic alliance between Nawah Scientific and Circle H not only enhances the capabilities of both organizations but also sets a new benchmark for Halal food testing and certification in the GCC/MENA Region for greater worldwide integration.

About Circle H

Circle H International, Inc. is a non-profit global organization owns the only unified international Halal standards and ™ brand, authorized by the most prominent governmental and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the world, including Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Islamic Standards and Metrology Bodies, Council of Senior Scholars, Muslim World League, and Muslim Council of Elders; and registered for accreditation with the GCC Accreditation Center (GAC), SMIIC and the Turkish Accreditation Agency. Religious leaders from these prominent institutions sitting on or advising Circle H’s authoritative Sharia Advisory Council are followed by almost all 1.9 billion Muslims worldwide.

Circle H has also uniquely forged strategic alliances with various governments, NGO’s and world leaders and businesses, all of which have recognized Circle H’s unique and essential role in the integration and economic development of a $10 Trillion Global Islamic Addressable Market, including in the Food & Beverage; Finance & Insurance; Pharmaceutical; Cosmetic; Travel & Tourism; Fashion; Media & Entertainment; and Healthcare Sectors.

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About Nawah Scientific

Launched in 2015, Nawah Scientific has grown to become a leading scientific research and testing center based in the Middle East and Africa. With a mission to advance scientific discovery and innovation, Nawah provides a wide range of analytical and testing services to academics and various industries, including pharmaceuticals, food, and agriculture.

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Nawah Scientific

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Senior PR Specialist


Circle H International

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VP Business Development


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