Have you ever walked passed chocolate stores in Singapore and wondered if they’re halal? If you’re a chocolate lover, you’ll be glad to know that we have compiled a list of halal chocolate brands in Singapore! Whether it’s a chocolatier or home brand you can find in local grocery stores, here are 13 halal chocolate brands in Singapore you should look out for!
1. Chocolate Origin
If you’ve passed by Chocolate Origin, you may be lured by their delicious-looking chocolate cakes on display. According to MUIS guidelines, the store is not allowed to display the halal certification as not all products are halal-certified. While the store is not halal-certified, they do offer halal-certified products under Muis’s product scheme! Some of these halal-certified products are Lava Cake, Milk and Dark Chocolate Truffles, and Original Chocolate Cake. You can request the staff to show the halal certification for these products.
P.S. Do note that the Cacao Cat collaboration is not halal-certified.
2. Van Houten
Van Houten is a popular choice if you’re searching for affordable yet delicious chocolate! For those who prefer bite-sized chocolates, Van Houten is the perfect halal option as they offer a range of flavours including favourites such as Semi-Sweet Almond Pouch and Assortment Pouch which includes a variety of nuts and raisins coated in creamy milk chocolate! They also offer affordable chocolate sets that are perfect as a gift for your friends or partners.
Sincero is another brand that offers halal bite-sized chocolates! They offer an array of reasonably priced chocolate flavours including Milk Chocolate - Almond Nut, Raisin or Assorted type -, Dark Chocolate & Almond Nut, and even Premium Dark Chocolate - Blueberries, Assorted Berries, or Mixed Berries type! You can find these reasonably priced chocolates at grocery stores such as Fairprice.
4. Beryl’s Chocolate
Beryl's Chocolate is another brand that has a great variety of halal chocolates! For chocolate lovers who enjoy eating smaller portions at a time, you can opt for Beryl's Jar Raisin Coated with Milk Chocolate, or Beryl's Jar Almond Coated with Dark Chocolate or White Chocolate. Looking to treat your partner to something sweet? Beryl's also offer Tiramisu Milk Chocolate in Pink Color Heart Shape Tin! With so many options, you'll be spoilt with choices when you choose Beryl's!
As a house brand of Giant and Cold Storage, Meadows is well-known for their high-quality products at low cost. You may be familiar with their Truffle Potato Chips, but did you know that they also offer chocolate bars? The best part is that their chocolate bars are halal-certified! You can choose from their Belgian Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, and Milk Chocolate with Hazelnuts! They also have Chocolate Sharebag that is ideal if you don't plan to eat a whole chocolate bar on the spot.
6. Ferrero Rocher
Ferrero Rocher is everyone's go-to chocolate when looking for presentable gifts for loved ones. The iconic hazelnut chocolate ball wrapped in golden foil is always a perfect chocolate option and they’re also halal! You can buy them in 3, 5, 16, or even 30, and if you want to try all the flavours, you can purchase their collection set that offers 3 flavours.
7. Benns Chocolate
Benns Chocolate may not be a brand you're familiar with but they offer a wide range of halal chocolate options! While their price is on the steeper side, you can find beautifully designed Botanical Gift Boxes that are vegan and sugar-free, making them perfect to gift your loved ones who are health-conscious or vegan. You can opt for Benns Ethicoa Snack Pack which comes in either the Sungai Ruan, Calinan, or Vung Tau flavour!
8. Kit Kat
Kit Kat is another popular brand that offers halal chocolates at an affordable price. You can't go wrong with their Milk Chocolate Wafer as it's their bestseller, but if you want to try something new, their Gold Chocolate Wafer is also as delicious! They also offer other variants including the Kit Kat Chunky Chocolate Bar and Milk Chocolate Wafer Bites.
Of course, we can't forget about Cadbury! Local favourites would definitely be their Milk Chocolate Block or Milk Chocolate Hazelnut Block. The Cadbury Freddo Milk Chocolate Sharepack is also another popular choice. While most of the milk bars sold in the supermarkets are manufactured in Australia, it's not halal-certified. However, Cadbury has reassured that any products containing gelatine ingredients are halal-certified. You can view the list of products that contain halal-certified gelatine here.
Hershey's is another brand that's favoured by most. Not only are their chocolate creamy but most of their products are halal-certified! Some of these include all Hershey's Milk Chocolate bars, all Hershey's Kisses, and all Hershey's Nuggets. Hershey's also offers the Chocolate Pearls in a compact tin, making it convenient to bring around.
11. Ritter Sport
Ritter Sport is yet another popular chocolate brands that can be easily found in local supermarkets. While Ritter Sport offers a variety of flavours, not all are halal-certified. You can find out more in the respective supermarket such as FairPrice, Cold Storage, and Sheng Shiong.
Kinder is a favourite choice that is familiar with children as their product, Kinder Joy, offers kids a surprise toy in a sealed package. While the new Kinder Happy Hippo Cocoa is halal-certified, not all products are halal-certified. However, you can view here for the full ingredient list.
You may be familiar with Whittaker’s, a popular chocolate brand in New Zealand. While Whittaker’s offers a wide array of flavours, not all of them are halal-certified. You can find out more about in the respective supermarkets such as FairPrice, Cold Storage, and Sheng Shiong. If you're planning to visit New Zealand, you should check out these 14 Muslim-Friendly Snacks You’ll Find In A New Zealand Supermarket!
And there you have it! These 12 halal chocolate brands in Singapore is bound to make the perfect gift for your loved ones. If you’re wondering if other chocolate brands in Singapore are halal, check out these: