A Northern Territory Muslim leader has defended the use of halal-certified food amid a social media campaign against the maker of a popular iced coffee.

The often hot conditions in the NT mean iced coffee is a popular beverage among people who live in the jurisdiction.

But a campaign mainly on Facebook has begun urging people to stop drinking Paul's Iced Coffee because it is certified as halal, meaning it is able to be consumed by Muslims.

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