BRAMPTON, Ontario, Canada (November 7, 2013) — IFANCA® is pleased to welcome Maple Lodge Farms to the family of IFANCA halal-certified companies. As of November 1, 2013, Maple Lodge Farms products are halal certified by IFANCA. Maple Lodge Farms, based in Brampton, Ontario, is Canada’s largest independent family-owned chicken processor. They produce fresh poultry products as well as processed products.

Maple Lodge Farms production continues to be supervised machine slaughter; however, we have made further improvements in the process to ensure adequate coverage for proper machine slaughtered Zabiha Halal product.

Maple Lodge Farms selected IFANCA due to our global recognition and the trust consumers place in the Crescent-M halal certification mark which will be displayed on all Maple Lodge Farms packaging.

We look forward to a long relationship and will continue working to improve the process and the products.



A not-for-profit headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA®) is one of the world’s leading halal certification organizations. Featured in various media such as the Wall Street Journal, Prepared Foods, CNBC, and CNN, IFANCA® has been promoting halal since 1982. IFANCA® was awarded the “Best Halal Related Service Provider Award” by the Halal Journal at the World Halal Forum 2007. IFANCA® has been endorsed by many countries and organizations including MUI (Indonesia), JAKIM (Malaysia), MUIS (Singapore), and GSM (United Arab Emirates), and IFANCA® halal-certified products are sold in nearly every country of the world. IFANCA’s halal certification expertise covers all food industry categories. For more information about IFANCA®, visit