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Halal awareness among Muslim consumers in East Coast Malaysia (Kelantan)


Ab Rahman, Suhaimi and Abd Rahman, Azmawani and Ali, Mass Hareeza and Tukimin, Siti Nurhidayaah (2014) Halal awareness among Muslim consumers in East Coast Malaysia (Kelantan). In: Malaysia International Halal Research & Education Conference 2014 (MIHREC 2014), 2-4 Dec. 2014, Marriott Putrajaya Hotel, Malaysia. (p. 275).


The present study investigated the important of demographic factor which influences on the consumer awareness towards halal in Malaysia. The present study seeks to address the following objectives which are to identify the level of awareness of Muslim in Kelantan (East Coast Malaysia) towards halal product and to identify the demographic factor that influences consumers’ awareness towards halal product. Survey method was used in order to collect qualitative data on consumers’ in Kelantan (East Coast Malaysia) with 215 Muslim participated. Findings suggested that level of education and income level has a strong influenced on the consumer awareness towards halal food product. Surprisingly, others factor such age, gender, marital status, occupation, education background and area did not showed positive influenced on consumers’ awareness towards halal food product. In overall, most of consumers in Kelantan are aware towards halal food concept.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
Halal Products Research Institute
Publisher: Halal Products Research Institute, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Keywords: Halal awareness; Halal food products; Muslim state; Religiosity
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2018 00:27
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2018 00:27
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/63951
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