35 Years of Experience


HQC is an independent organization that has been offering specialized Halal certification services since 1983, being the oldest Halal certification body in Europe. From meat production to cosmetics and pharmaceutical supplements and with 35 years of experience, we are able to state with confidence that we can help in the certification process of your products for all markets you target.
Our specialized personnel and associates all over the world are working on a daily basis to find solutions at a practical and technical level to keep pace with Halal’s production and certification requirements with modern industry. We speak the “language” of modern industry without extreme positions and misconceptions, maintaining the highest levels of quality and reliability in full compliance with international and accredited Halal standards.
HQC is active in the most important Halal consuming and manufacturing markets, based in the Netherlands and with regional offices in Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, France, Canada, Greece and Southeast Asia, whilst since 1999 HQC is the official representative of World Halal Food Council in Europe.
Our database currently consists of more than 20 different industry branches which are controlled by experienced and trained auditors with some of the most recognizable international trading key players being our clients.
Our organization enjoys worldwide respect from customers and consumers, being actually the reference point in Halal certification.