Papa John’s is one of the most popular food chains in the world, so it is no surprise that thousands of users have asked us if it is halal.
About Papa John’s
Papa Johns is an American pizza restaurant chain. It is the fourth largest pizza delivery restaurant chain in the United States.
It was founded in Jeffersonville, Indiana by John Schnatter in 1984.
It has over 5,300 branches worldwide It generates over $1.81 billion annually.
In short, Papa John’s is huge and popular!
Popular Menu Items
Some the of the popular items on the menu are:
- Meatball Pepperoni Pizza —
- Extra Cheesy Alfredo Pizza —
- Garden Fresh Pizza —
We are getting hungry just looking at these! There are so many other delicious items on the menu that you can check out on their website www.papajohns.com!
Papa John’s has over 5,300 locations worldwide.
In Muslim countries such as Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, Papa John’s menu is 100% halal!
Papa John’s UK claims to have halal chicken topping and chicken poppers on its menu. It says, “There are currently two items on our menu that are classed as Halal; our char-grilled chicken topping and the chicken poppers side.”
However, this is a tweet from 2015. In 2020, under the same tweet, a comment from Papa John’s UK was added: “Unfortunately we’re unable to guarantee any of our products to be Halal, apologies for any disappointment caused by this.”
That said, it’s best to ask each branch individual.
Papa John’s main menu in North America is not halal. There is no mention of halal on either their website or social media.
So, what’s the halal verdict?
Papa John’s is not halal in North America.
In the UK, however, their chicken toppings and chicken poppers have been said to be halal.
In Muslim countries, Papa John’s offers a 100% halal menu.
Obviously there are many non-meat items on the menu which halal observers can consume, such as their
- Garden Fresh Pizza, and Garden Veggie Papa Bowl
- Desserts – such as their Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cinnamon Pull Aparts, and
- Sides such as their Garlic Knots, and Jalapeno Popper Rolls.
You should always verify the halal status with the restaurant directly just to be sure!
Restaurants change their meat suppliers and their policies constantly.
Furthermore, individual franchise locations change ownership all the time. So one location’s owner can use halal meat but can sell it to a new owner who chooses not to. So, to make sure that you have the latest information — reach out to the establishment!
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