Taiwan Halal Integrity Development Association

The Taiwan Halal Integrity Development Association (THIDA; Chinese: 台灣清真產業品質保證推廣協會; pinyin: Táiwān Qīngzhēn Chǎnyè Pǐnzhí Bǎozhèng Tuīguǎng Xiéhuì) is a certification body that produces Halal certificates in the Republic of China. The association is based in the Taipei Cultural Mosque in Taipei.

Taiwan Halal Integrity Development Association
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Formation7 May 2011
HeadquartersLevel 3, Taipei Cultural Mosque
Key people
Isa Chao (vice secretary-general)[1]
WebsiteOfficial website (in Chinese)
A Chinese halal restaurant in Da'an, Taipei.


THIDA was inaugurated on 7 May 2011 in Taipei.[2] The opening ceremony was attended by association managers, economic representatives, business people and around 300 Taiwan Halal Good Association companies and their relevant factions in Taiwan.[2] It is also the member of World Halal Food Council.[3]


The objectives of this association is:[4]

  • Ensure the Halal-ness to all Muslim consumers anywhere in the world
  • Protect the Halal integrity of local certification bodies from mistakes or mishandling by a few black sheep
  • Avoid consequences from such mistakes that may affect interests of other law-abiding companies
  • Allow sharing of the limited resources of each individual mosque in both the shariah and technical fields

Organization chartsEdit

  • General Assembly
  • Board of Directors and Supervisors
  • President
  • Secretaries
    • Halal Industry Promotion
      • Trade Show
      • Business Integration
      • International Relations
    • Halal Certification
      • Evaluation and Examination
      • Audit and Supervision
      • Education and Training
    • Administration
      • Legal Affairs
      • Finance
      • Documents
    • Consultation
      • Collaboration
      • Industry Advisory

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Whitehead, Richard (3 April 2019). "Diapers, tyres and wall tiles: Do certifiers need to grant halal logo for more products?". Salaam Gateway. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Opening of Taiwan Halal Integrity Development Association (THIDA) in Taipei". Kdei-taipei.org. 7 May 2011. Archived from the original on 23 April 2014. Retrieved 21 April 2014.
  3. ^ Thomas, John (26 June 2017). "Taiwan – The Halal Traveler's Ultimate Destination". Arabian Gazette. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Introduction to Taiwan Halal Integrity Development Association (THIDA)". Taiwan Halal Integrity Development Association. Retrieved 22 October 2019.