Top 10 Korean beverages in Malaysia

When someone talks about Korean beverages, what comes to mind? Alcohol? Soju? Other than that, there are so many drinks such as soda, fruit juice, teas, milks and more beverages actually. If you watch Korean dramas or you are a Korean culture lover, you might already know these drinks or maybe you have tried them before. Since we are not encouraged to travel in Korea during this pandemic, these are some beverages we suggest and you can get them in Malaysia stores, such as Korean mart, emart, CU, which are Korean convenience stores located in Malaysia. Find your favourite one and enjoy it anytime anywhere.

1. HANSUNG KMT Jeju Hanrabong / Citron Honey Tea

HANSUNG KMT Jeju Hanrabong Citron Honey Tea
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KMT Hansung Honey Citron Tea is a special kind of tea that is unlike any tea you might have seen or tasted. Preparing it is easy, just add hot or cold water and enjoy it just like that. Or you can also use it as a spread for toasts or as a dressing for your salads. KMT Hansung Honey Citron Tea is a special kind of tea that is unlike any tea you might have seen or tasted. Preparing it is easy, just add hot or cold water and enjoy it just like that. Or you can also use it as a spread for toasts or as a dressing for your salads.

Ingredients: No artificial colors and no preservations with ingredients citron preserve, honey, sugar, purified water, sodium carboxymethylcellulose, citric acid, vitamin c, refined carrageenan, and citron juice. 

Size (measurement): 1.15kg

Price: RM31.00

2. Korea Haitai Bon Bon Grape Juice

Korea Haitai Bon Bon Grape Juice
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You can find a wide range of Korean soft drinks in Starry Mart Asian Supermarket. This includes Haitai Bon Bon Grape Juice Drink. If you are a fan of grape juice you must try this product. Refreshing, sweet green grape juice with whole, skinless grapes extract.

Ingredients: Made with Grape pulp, grape juice concentrate, purified water, high fructose, citric acid, artificial flavoring compounds(grape flavor), sodium citrate, and vitamin C.

Size (measurement): 238ml

Price: RM3.00

3. Lotte Chilsung Cider Soda 

Lotte Chilsung Cider Soda
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Chilsung Cider is Korea’s No.1 original carbonated beverage with a long history. It features lemon lime flavor. It has been loved by many Koreans as a drink that makes them feel refreshed particularly after exercising. We will maintain its 3 standards of Pure, Clear, and Caffeine-free.

Ingredients: A lemon flavoured carbonated drink made with water, sugar, citric acid.

Size (measurement): 250ml

Price: RM2.30

4. Binggrae Banana, Melon, Strawberry, Lychee & Peach Milk 

Binggrae Banana Melon Strawberry Lychee Peach Milk
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The best  Binggrae flavored milk you’ll ever find! The sweetness is perfect and it’s refreshing! Binggrae Flavored Milk has a sweet taste and unique jar shape to be loved by everyone as the No. 1 processed milk product. Also called as jar milk, Binggrae Flavored Milk will fill your stomach and heart~

Ingredients:

  • Melon milk: Milk, water, sugar, skim milk powder, whey powder, flavored juice concentrate, artificial flavors, mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids, carrageenan, guar gum, and annatto.
  • Banana milk: Milk, water, sugar, skim milk powder, whey powder, banana juice concentrate, artificial flavors, mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids, carrageenan, guar gum, and annatto.
  • Lychee and Peach Milk:  Milk, water, sugar, skim milk powder, whey powder, lychee and peach juice concentrate, artificial flavors, mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids, carrageenan, guar gum, and annatto.
  • Strawberry milk: Milk, water, sugar, skim milk powder, whey powder, strawberry juice concentrate, artificial flavors, mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids, carrageenan, guar gum, and annatto.

Size (measurement): 200ml (per pack)

Price: RM4.69-RM24.90

5. Korea Paldo Sweet Rice Drinks (Paldo Sikhye Rice Drink- Sikhye Rice Punch Drinks) 

Paldo Sikhye Rice Drink
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Sikhye (Korean sweet rice drink) is one of the most popular Korean drinks. Its moderately sweet flavour and unique barley smell is liked by many who try it! This is Korea’s traditional drinks enjoyed from the ancient times, and are reborn into modern beverages that can be easily enjoyed anywhere. Sikhye does not contain any artificial colorings, or preservatives and is the most representative drink of Korea!

Ingredients: Purified water, malt extract, white sugar, non-glutinous rice, ginger extract, vitamin c, enzyme treatment stevia, citrus extract powder, and enzyme preparation. 

Size (measurement): 238ml 

Price: RM1.00

6. Kwangdong Corn Tea

Kwangdong Corn Tea
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Corn whiskers and sweet corn tea, which is widely known as one of the healthiest tea in the private sector since ancient times. It is Korea’s representative tea that is good for quenching summer thirst.

Ingredients: Water, parched corn, corn silk, brown rice condensed liquid, vitamin C, sodium bicarbonate, glycine, brown rice flavoring, etc.

Size (measurement): 340ml 

Price: RM1.50

7. Korean Drink WOONGJIN Green Plum Juice

Korean Drink WOONGJIN Green Plum Juice ml
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Maesil (Prunus mume) has long been used in Korea as food and medicine. According to recent research, it is rich in citric acid and vitamins. It can relieve fatigue, aid digestion, and detoxify the body. It entered China approximately 3000 years ago and Korea during the era of the Three States as a garden tree. It is said that maesil has been used for medical purposes since the early years of the Goryeo Dynasty.

Quench your thirst with this Green Plum Drink! Beautifully green, this beverage is refreshing and delicious. Only good plums are used to deliver the characteristically rich freshness of maesil fruit. It is good to drink in summer to ease stomach pain or fatigue.

Ingredients: Plum concentrate, fructose, apple concentrate, sugar, maltodextrin, and vitamin C

Size (measurement): 1.5 L

Price: RM18.50

8. Korean WOONGJIN Achim Haetsal Morning Rice Milk

Korean WOONGJIN Achim Haetsal Morning Rice Milk
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“This drink is made of three different types of Korean rice (white, brown and black rice). This is also called rice milk or rice drink. To some, it tastes like sweetened almond milk. It is a healthy drink and is great for the stomach.”

Ingredients: Is a 100% made from Korea beverage with the ingredients rice extract 35% (solid content 9% or more, domestic), and brown rice extract 33% (solid content 0.2% or more: roasted brown rice(domestic) 1.6%).

Size (measurement): 180ml

Price: RM5.30 (each)

9. SHIN·KOREA MAXIM COFFEE MIX 20 sticks – original 

SHIN·KOREA MAXIM COFFEE MIX sticks original
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Maxim Gold is a mocha mix instant coffee that uses the unique flavor recovery technology which remains a secret known only to those who use it. The mild and soft high quality mild coffee beans enhance the original taste and aroma of this Korean instant coffee. Feel the happiness and comfort of everyday life with Maxim Gold to taste a delicious mocha mix of Korean instant coffee.

Ingredients: Coffee [Maxim Mocha Gold Mild (roasted bean: Peru 35%, Columbia 20%)], sugar, non-dairy creamer (corn syrup, hydrogenated vegetable oil, casein, dipotassium phosphate, tricalcium phosphate).

Size (measurement): 1 pouch (12g)

Price: RM 17.90

10. DONGWON Coolpis Sparkling Drink (Peach flavoured)

DONGWON Coolpis Sparkling Drink Peach flavoured
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Spicy food’s partner is a beverage named Coolpis. At first, this drink was considered low-quality because it was too sweet and didn’t have real fruity ingredients even though it was called “juice”. But these days it gains its popularity since people like eating spicy food.   The bubbles in this drink are really sparkly ~ just like drinking sparkling mineral water with flavour.

And the name really fits ~ Coolpis or Cool Peace. It does give a cooling effect on a hot sunny day.

Ingredients: Purified water, others fruits sugars, lactobacillus syrup 9%, glucose, mixed formulation (CMC-Na, silicon resin, emulsifier), sugar, citric acid, CMC-Na, Vitamin C, mixed skim milk (from Netherlands), sucralose, mixed formulation (CMC-Na, silicon resin, emulsifier), peach concentrate 0.1% (mixed peach 100%, from Israel), sucralose, citric acid, sodium citrate, mixed scent (peach flavour), mixed formulation (CMC-Na, silicon resin, emulsifier), carbonated milk, contains peaches. 

Size (measurement): 230ml

Price: RM4.50

Disclosure: This list was compiled by the team at My Weekend Plan after extensive research and shared opinions to suggest helpful recommendations for the public. The sequence of brands is in no particular order so if you have any other great suggestions too, please email us [email protected] For more information, kindly refer to our copyright, privacy & disclosure policy

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