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Israel's food tech upstarts eye ASEAN's Muslim countries

Indonesia, Malaysia offer halal gateway for Jewish state's companies

Steakholder sees similarities between Jewish kosher and Muslim halal dietary requirements. (Photo courtesy of company)

SINGAPORE -- Israel's food technology companies are looking for new opportunities in majority-Muslim markets like Indonesia and Malaysia, even as frosty relations between their homeland and those Southeast Asian countries raise doubts about their prospects.

The Jewish state's food processors are planning halal-certified products for practicing Muslims as they try to expand in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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