It’s always good to buy local and spend local in order to boost our country’s financial income. It all starts with simple, every day grocery items which most of us are already consuming but not aware that they’re actually buatan Malaysia.
1. Life Sauces
Source: Jaya Grocer
Anyone here cannot live without chili sauce or tomato ketchup? I remember this friend of mine who needs chili sauce almost every of her meals so on her last birthday, I bought her a box of chili sauce from Life Sauce as birthday present. You can find this brand of sauces used in popular fast food chains in Malaysia like KFC, Pizza Hut and more.
2. Kawan Food Berhad
Source: Kawan Food
A very well known brand in Malaysia as it is the first to invent frozen Paratha. Besides Paratha, they also manufacture Naan, Chinese pastries and sweet desserts and also finger food products. Most of the traditional Asian food delicacies are manufactured by this brand in a frozen form.
Malaysia’s leading homegrown biscuit brand, favourites of most Malaysians. It’s delicious and you feel healthy while eating it. This brand had already exports their food products across more than 50 countries worldwide.
Spices Haven! Baba’s is famous for it’s whole selection of premium spices! I think most of the Malaysian use this to make the food tasty. Yum Yum.
5. Old Town White Coffee
Originated from one of Malaysian’s favourite food spot, Ipoh, you can find Old Town restaurant almost anywhere in Malaysia. They are also famous for their 3 in 1 Old Town White Coffee, a coffee inspired from Ipoh’s special white coffee.
6. Mamee Monster
This sums up pretty much every Malaysians’ childhood memories. Yes, it looks like an instant noodles but it can be eaten as it is along with a small sachet of flavoring powder which comes in a pack.
7. Mister Potato
Hands down the best potato chip brand in Malaysia! It has already expanded their business to more than 80 countries worldwide! Recently, they’ve also introduced potato chips with different variety of flavours into the market, giving more choices to its consumers.
Chocolates!!! A brand where you can find yourself a premium quality of chocolates. And it’s in reasonable prices!!!
9. Dutch Lady Milk
Malaysian Dairy Brand since 1950. Come on! We grew up with this. No milk no life.
It’s one of our breakfast staple growing up. Their old marketing jingle is so good that we can still sing it out loud. So good you can even eat it on its own! Spreading butter and jam or maybe peanut butter on the bread with a cup of Milo is just about right to get your morning right!