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Is Taco Bell Malaysia Halal? Here's What We Know

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Cheng Sim  •  Apr 04, 2021

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If you haven't heard, Taco Bell has opened its first outlet in Malaysia! Situated in Cyberjaya, Selangor, you may have also heard of the long queue to this Mexican-inspired American food chain as city crowds are eager to savour what Taco Bell has to offer. For foodies who have been wondering, "Is Taco Bell Malaysia halal?" - here's what we know so far!
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What is Taco Bell? 
Credit: Taco Bell Malaysia Taco Bell is an international Mexican-inspired American fast food chain founded by Glen Bell in California, United States. You can spot Taco Bell outlets in the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Korea, and Thailand - and we're excited to share that Taco Bell has finally arrived in Malaysia! Credit: Taco Bell MalaysiaOpened on 2 April 2021, thefirst Taco Bell outlet in Malaysia is located in Cyberjaya, Selangor. This two-storey restaurant is detailed with the brand's iconic styles including the rainbow-coloured Taco ceiling and the indoor sunroom with high glass panels. What makes the Malaysian outlet even more special is the addition of an Instagrammable mural art painted by homegrown artist Wilson Ng that encapsulates the spirit of Malaysian culture and the Taco Bell brand.
What are they serving at Taco Bell Malaysia?
Credit: Taco Bell Malaysia When you dine at Taco Bell Malaysia, you will find Crunchy Taco Supreme, Crunchwrap Supreme, Chicken Quesadilla, Grilled Stuft Burrito, and Loaded Nachos on their menu. Credit: Taco Bell Malaysia For a menu item that's completely unique to Malaysia, make sure to try the Bell Rice Bowl that consists of Mexican rice, grilled chicken, crunchy nachos, pico de gallo salsa, black beans and topped with Malaysian sambal! For desserts, remember to add Cinnamon Twists and Chocodilla to your order.
Is Taco Bell Malaysia halal?
Credit: Taco Bell Malaysia You might be wondering, "Is Taco Bell Malaysia halal?" According to Taco Bell Malaysia's official website, "all the ingredients that go into the making of our food are carefully selected from Halal certified sources, however we are still in the process of obtainingfull Halal certification." Do note that this halal status only applies to Taco Bell in Malaysia. We have yet to confirm the halal status of international Taco Bell outlets outside of Malaysia. We hope this clarifies some of the questions you might have about Taco Bell Malaysia! For more yummy eats, check outthese halal tacos in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor to enjoy when you're craving a crunch! Halal status: All ingredients are sourced from halal-certified suppliers, and Taco Bell Malaysia is in the process of applying for halal certification from JAKIM Address: Lot SD2 Cottage Walk, off Jalan Persiaran APEC, Cyberjaya, 63000 Selangor Opening: Open daily; 10AM-11PM Website | Facebook | Instagram