Is Pizza Hut halal-Can we Eat it?

In 1958, brothers and Wichita University students Frank and Dan Carney started what they thought would be a small pizza joint at the corner of Bluff and Kellogg in Wichita. The business, staffed by friends and family, served the newest food trend in America. The business thrived instantly, and the company took off when its first franchised restaurant opened in Topeka. Now, it is the largest pizza company in the world, with more than 11,000 restaurants in 90 countries.

Concept of Halal food

The concept of halal is always considered a Muslim concept in which they avoid some specific food due to restrictions by Allah mentioned in their Holy Book. Halal is an Arabic word that means permissible or lawful in Islam. Food is the Islamic dietary standard prescribed in the Shari’ah (Islamic Law).

The Glorious Qur’an reads:

“O ye who believes! Eat of the good things wherewith we have provided you, and render thanks to Allah if it is He whom ye worship. (Chapter II, Verse 172)”

Concept of Haram

HARAM: This is another Arabic term that means impermissible or unlawful in Islam.

As mentioned in Holy Quran

“He hath forbidden you only carrion, and blood, and swine flesh, and that on which hath been invoked any other name besides Allah’s……..” (Chapter II, Verse 173)

Is Pizza Hut halal or partially halal in Muslim countries? 

Pizza hut is partially halal in Muslim countries such as Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and Malaysia because Muslims are not permitted to eat pork topping pizza or sausages, including pig meat. So in Muslim countries, their pizza is always made of halal meat and ingredients.
So these countries have certified halal meat in their pizzas.

Which pizza has pork on them

Pepperoni pizza topping

Pepperoni pizza toppings are the most popular pizza in the United States of America. This pizza topping comprises a pig, beef, and spice mixture.

Are All Pizza Hut chains halal?

No, not All the pizza hut chains contain halal meat; it varies from country to country according to the taste, priorities, culture, and religion of people living in those areas.


After the whole discussion, I concluded that restaurants, no matter what they serve, always make their menu according to their customers; for example, Chains Pizza hut in Muslim countries usually avoid pork and pig meat as the customers in those area does not demand such toppings due to their Islamic Restrictions.
Similarly, people in the United States of America and Ireland are fond of pork and beef toppings, so they demand it, and Pizza hut in those areas always mentions in their menu such toppings.


Does Pizza Hut have halal pizza?

Our food is made to a strict food and safety procedure, but it does not include Halal standards for our products. Therefore, we do not have a halal certification at our stores.

Does Pizza Hut serve pork in India?

In an unprecedented step, India’s largest pizza retail chains, Domino’s and Pizza Hut have omitted pork pepperoni pizzas from their menu. In an unprecedented step, India’s largest pizza retail chains, Domino’s and Pizza Hut have omitted pork pepperoni pizzas from their menu.

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