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Is Chupa Chups Drink Halal? Here's What You Need To Know

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Cheng Sim  •  Jun 16, 2021

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Living in a tropical country where the weather is hot and humid, it's natural to crave for a refreshing drink to quench our thirst. While we're a fan of soft drinks, Chupa Chups Sparkling Drink is one of the options we've seen in the supermarkets and grocery stores in Malaysia. Curious to know if Chupa Chups Drink is halal or not? Let's find out!

What is Chupa Chups Sparkling Drink? 

Chupa Chups Sparkling Drink is a non-alcoholic beverage inspired by our childhood candy, Chupa Chups lollipops! Currently sold in Malaysia, there are available in three flavours: Grape, Orange and Strawberry Cream. The price for Chupa Chups Sparkling Drink in Malaysia starts from RM3.50 to RM4.50 per can. This beverage is manufactured by a Korean-based company named NAMYANG Dairy Products Co Ltd, and exclusively imported to Malaysia by Maxim Code Sdn. Bhd.

What are the ingredients in Chupa Chups Sparkling Drink? 

Since the ingredients on Chupa Chups Sparkling Drink are listed in Korean, some retail stores sell cans with English translations. Here's a list of ingredients for each flavour. Sparkling Orange
  • Ingredients: Refined Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Carbon Dioxide, Citric Acid, Orange Juice Concentrated, Arabic Gum, Vitamin C, CitrusFlavour, Trisodium Citrate, Carotene Red Cabbage Color, and Orange Flavour.
Sparkling Grape
  • Ingredients: Refined Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Sugar, Carbon Dioxide, Citric Acid, Grape Juice Concentrated, Potassium Citrate, Trisodium Citrate, Gardenia Blue Color, Red Cabbage Color, and Grape Flavour.
Sparkling Strawberry Cream
  • Ingredients: Refined Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Sugar, Fermented Milk, Skim Milk Powder, Carbon Dioxide, Citric Acid, Strawberry Juice Concentrated, Soybean Polysaccharide, Cranberry, Juice Concentrated, Phosphoric Acid, Red Cabbage Color, Strawberry Flavor, Milk Flavor, and Condensed Milk Flavour.

Is Chupa Chups Drink Halal? 

Based on the ingredients listed on Chupa Chups Sparkling Drink, this drink does not contain alcohol. However, as of June 2021, Chupa Chups Sparkling Drink is not certified halal by JAKIM, so we recommend that you consume at your own discretion or continue to check the latest halal status update from JAKIM's official website. We hope this article clarifies some of the questions you might have about the halal status of Chupa Chups Sparkling Drink! For more articles like this, we also share some information for questions like is Bundaberg halal? and is Garrett Popcorn halal in Malaysia?