7-Eleven stocking halal and kosher confectionery

“Oh thank heaven” for sweets minus pig proteins

Sorry to disturb you Mr Crawley, but I would appear to have the horn
November 10th, 2014 10:15 am| by admin
facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestmail

Halal and kosher issues have ruined more than a few children's birthday parties over the years, but now help is at hand from 7-Eleven, which has just started selling confectionery products absolutely guaranteed to contain no pork byproducts.

The thought of a little swine in your sherbert dab or humbug might revolt many, but sweets very often have a gelatine base made from rendered pig hooves.

So it will be good news for the country's Muslims, Jews and concerned children's party organisers that 7-Eleven has started stocking the products of Cloetta Danmark, a Danish confectionery manufacturer.

Happier birthdays
The company's Goody Good Stuff range has already been approved by both the country's rabbis and also Dr Fuat Sanac, the head of the Islamic Authority.

And according to Cloetta Danmark, the range will soon become commonplace in every shop selling confectionery.

“We expect that large chains will begin to stock our products at the start of the new year,” Heidi Teschemacher, the head of marketing at Cloetta Danmark, told Ekstra Bladet.

“It would solve, for example, the problem of celebrating birthdays in classrooms with Muslim and Jewish children.”

The Goody Good Stuff range follows a recipe owned by an American inventor, Melisa Burton, who sold it to Cloetta last year.

READ MORE: Hospital uses only halal beef

Other retailers, meanwhile, are beginning to focus on carrying more halal and kosher foods. Ikea now has a halal chicken sausage on offer at its food shops.

 

.

Kristian Helin, the CSO of EpiTherapeutics (photo: KU)
US firm snaps up Danish biomedical research for millions
EpiTherapeutics, a biomedical research company developed by the University ...
Less bureaucracy for businesses using abandoned farms (photo: Pixabay)
Danish government to support development of provincial areas
The Danish government is proposing new legislation to foster development in...
Dan Uzon was shot and killed in front of the synagogue on Krystalgade in Copenhagen (photo: Kim Bach)
Justice Ministry critical of police in terror attack evaluation report
It was no coincidence that Jens Madsen resigned as head of the national int...
The dogs were found in deplorable conditions on a farm in Zealand (photo: Dyrenes Beskyttelses)
Help flowing in for neglected dogs
Donations are flowing in to help the 90 dogs found in desperate conditions ...
Jens Madsen has stepped down as PET boss (photo: PET)
PET head steps down
Jens Madsen has resigned after just a year and a half as head of national i...
The Arctic beetle is a good barometer for monitoring climate change (photo: Henri Goulet)
Arctic beetle helping researchers monitor climate change
In an effort to understand the influence that climate change will have on t...