Starbucks Malaysia is certified Halal by the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia also known as JAKIM (Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia). Our JAKIM reference number are: 018-12/2006
Starbucks Malaysia has been certified Halal by JAKIM since 2006.
All food and beverages, including its ingredients, in Starbucks Malaysia are 100% HALAL and registered with JAKIM.
With regards to the rumors circulating, which has been viral for the past few years and continues to resurface in light of any issues relating or not relating to Starbucks, JAKIM has explained on their Facebook page with regards to these rumors. Please log in “Bahagian Hab Halal JAKIM” on Facebook regarding the topic “PENJELASAN BERKENAAN ISU-ISU HALAL YANG TULAR (VIRAL)”. You may also refer to the published booklet, “Kompilasi Penjelasan Isu-Isu Halal Viral”, by Bahagian Pengurusan Halal (JAIS) on the clarification of this matter.
In general, merchandise that is made from ‘New Bone China’ contains calcium oxide as an alternative to animal bones, which is usually found in Bone China.
As for our merchandise currently in our stores, it is made from SiO2, Aluminum oxide (Al2O3), Iron (III) Oxide (Fe2O3), Titanium Dioxide (TiO2), Calcium Oxide (CaO), Magnesium Oxide (MgO), Potassium Oxide (K2O) and Sodium Oxide (Na2O). Since there is no animal bone source, it is considered Halal.