Are you curious about made-in-Malaysia brands? Malaysia is home to many wonders. The king of fruits, Durian, and the world’s largest and possibly smelliest flower, Rafflesia. It also houses brands you may not be aware of.

Do you know any well-known made in Malaysia brands? If you don’t, here is a list of Malaysian brands that locals are proud to call their own.

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You might be asking, why we should support local businesses. Well, when we buy from local brands, we contribute to their revenue. These local brands, in turn, would pay taxes and contribute to the country’s tax revenue.

As a result, we will have more funds to spend on our schools, hospitals, and roads.

Malaysian Brands You Might Not Know About | Made In Malaysia Brands

It turns out that, many of the brands we’ve grown accustomed to is a local brands. Here are a few examples:

  • The Chicken Rice Shop
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The Chicken Rice Shop takes pride in being 100% Malaysian. They serve steamed, roasted, honey barbecued, and soy sauce chicken, as well as a variety of other local favorites. These signature dishes are served with fluffy chicken-flavored rice cooked to perfection.

  • PappaRich
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The PappaRich takes pride in producing excellent renditions of authentic Malaysian cuisine. Their vision is to be known around the world as the global brand name for authentic Malaysian cuisine.

  • Giant
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Giant has been around for so long that when it comes to grocery shopping, it is usually one of the first places that comes to mind. Before it became the hypermarket we know and love today, Giant was a small grocery store in Sentul, Kuala Lumpur, founded in 1944 by the Teng family.

The mission of the brand is to provide a diverse range of products at reasonable prices.

  • HYGR
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In the midst of the epidemic, HYGR — a play on the Greek term hygrós, which means cleanliness — was founded in May 2020.  It is co-owned by law grads, Meng and Ivor (perhaps you would have known them from TikTok).

HYGR (pronounced ‘hai-grr’) is a Malaysia-based, eco-friendly, 100% natural deodorant and lip balm manufacturer. Their products are vegan, cruelty-free, and NPRA certified.

So, there you have it folks. The next time you’re looking for new makeup, shopping for groceries, or searching for a restaurant, think of our local brands. Support our local brands by shopping locally!

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