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A conceptual framework highlighting barriers in cold chain management for Halal food products in South-East Asian countries

Mahamad Maifiah, Mohd Hafidz and Ahmad, Anis Najiha and Muhammad Affifuddin, Iskandar (2020) A conceptual framework highlighting barriers in cold chain management for Halal food products in South-East Asian countries. In: Halal logistics and supply chain management in Southeast Asia. Islamic Business and Finance Series . Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, New York, pp. 51-67. ISBN 978-0-367-34997-4

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The true understanding of “halalan” and “toyyiban” has become a significant driving factor in the emergence of the concept of halal supply chain, particularly in the food industry. The aim of halal supply chain is essentially to preserve halal integrity of a food product starting from the farm to the final consumer. Cold chain is an important segment in a supply chain which, particularly its activities and processes, is strictly controlled within low-temperature range either at chilled or frozen condition to cater for perishable food products. The ultimate aim to establish an effective cold chain management for food products is to cater the global issue of food wastage and food safety. Notwithstanding, the effective implementation of cold chain management, particularly for halal food products, is significantly limited in developing countries, particularly in Southeast Asian countries. Based on the existing literatures, a comprehensive list of limiting factors is highlighted, namely infrastructure, resources, knowledge and awareness, financial constraints, integration, standardization and regulation. Identification of these barriers is essential to all the stakeholders – industries, policy makers, cold chain provider and researcher. This study provides good references, particularly for developing countries, to further improve on cold chain management towards the sustainability of halal supply chain ecosystem.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: highlighting barriers in cold chain management, Halal food products, South-East Asian countries
Subjects: BPH Islamic Economics > BPH122 Consumption. Halal issues. Specific products. Food and drink
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD9000.5 Halal logistics
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5475.I74 Halal business, entrepreneur, marketing, management, and administration
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T173.5 Technology and Islam
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP372.6 Halal food industry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART)
Depositing User: Dr Mohd Hafidz Mahamad Maifiah
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2021 21:58
Last Modified: 29 Dec 2021 21:58
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/84286

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