Halal prepared meals: Marks & Spencer launches its own brand


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The British retailer Marks & Spencer launches own-brand halal-certified prepared meals.

From this week, 6th November 2019, customers will be able shop a range of six Halal Food Authority (HFA) certified prepared meal across 36 selected M&S stores and will also be sold by M&S’ international franchise partner Al-Futtaim in markets including Singapore and Dubai, announces the retailer.

M&S Food technologists and its Product Development team have worked with HFA and M&S suppliers to deliver halal certified versions of its most popular prepared meals including; Chicken Arrabbiata, Chicken & Mushroom Tagliatelle, Chicken & Leek Bake, Chicken Hotpot, Chicken Jalfrezi and a Chicken Tikka Masala. 

Chicken based meals

Stuart Machin, Managing Director of M&S Food commented: “M&S Food is changing to become more relevant, more often to families across Britain and our new halal meal range is a great example of how we are broadening appeal so that more customers can enjoy our delicious, quality food.”

In May this year, M&S began stocking a range of Shazans branded halal chicken products in selected stores. The new M&S halal prepared meal range will be stocked alongside the Shazans products.