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Tuesday, 11 January 2011


Headed up by Khalid Sharif a young businessman from Essex, Ummah Foods has been selling halal chocolate products since 2004.  An inspirational model, Khalid pledges to put 10% of profits made into charitable donations which benefit the Muslim community.  Associations include Muslim Youth Helpline, Redbridge Youth Faith Forum and  As well as producing newspapers, Ummah foods backs environmental schemes, supports enterprise and is interested in issues around promoting and researching muslim women.

Previously an IT professional Khalid is reported as dreaming up the concept of halal chocolate as a career when he  realised it would be helpful to practising muslims to be able to authenticate ingredients.

For more information visit Ummah foods' website at:

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