The Role of the Korea Muslim Federation (KMF) in Guaranteeing the Right to Access Halal Products for Minority Muslims


  • Nur Chanifah Faculty of Law, Universitas Brawijaya
  • Siti Rohmah Faculty of Law, Universitas Brawijaya
  • Herlindah Faculty of Law, Universitas Brawijaya



KMF, Halal Product, Minority Muslims


This study aims to find out how the role of KMF in ensuring access to halal products for Muslim minorities in South Korea. This is because of the importance of halal food for Muslims and the lack of knowledge of Koreans about Islamic teachings and halal food. To that end, the South Korean government through MAFRA cooperates with KMF in the process and provision of halal certificates for Korean food. This research includes qualitative research with case studies. Methods of data collection using interviews and documentation. While the data analysis was carried out in several stages, namely data reduction, data presentation, and drawing conclusions. The results of the study indicate that the role of KMF is very good in halal product certification, because KMF is the only institution that has the authority in halal certification. There are several things that KMF does to ensure access to halal products, namely halal product certification, collaboration with the Government, and increasing human resources in halal product certification.