5th International Halal Food Conference Proceedings 9: Halal Products and Certification Experience at Capsugel®
A Summary of Presentation by Charles R. Danjut, Pfizer, Inc.
Capsugel is a division of Pfizer Inc. we produce hard gelatin capsules, natural polymer capsules, capsules of plant origin, gelatin coating for caplets and soft gelatin capsules. The main customers for Capsugel products are the pharmaceutical industry and alternative medicine and dietary supplement manufacturers.
We now produce a number of Halal certified products including hard gelatin capsules for the Indonesian market, vegetable capsules for the American and European markets and natural polymer capsules for the Japanese and European markets.
The IFANCA certification process is compatible with the Pharmaceutical Regulatory requirements. It requires approval on the source of the materials, documentation of the approved process, cleanliness, traceability, coordination and annual audit for recertification.
Halal certification provides access to new markets and customers. lt is also a well-recognized label of quality.