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Celebrate the patriotic month with these delish M’sian twist dessert & drink

by Grace Sundram

What are Malaysians best known for? Apart from being kind, generous and patriotic, we are also a people who love food, be it local, international or fusion. This Merdeka, celebrate our National Day with some great flavours from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CB&TL) and the chance to demonstrate our generous nature once more by supporting homegrown business Saffron & Serai that puts people and the planet first.

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This August is the perfect time to pause and reflect on all the things we love about Malaysia. On the heels of the Olympics and the passionate displays of national pride, everyone is welcome to celebrate everything that makes Malaysia such a beautiful nation.

The brand has grown with the nation for 24 years, and have supported many local organisations, from the Malaysian Nature Society to the Malaysian Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Association. This month, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf take this opportunity to inject a little sweetness into our lives and lift our spirits as a nation by inviting us to support Saffron & Serai, a local brand that merges Malaysian crafts with contemporary style.


Their efforts to reduce waste and encourage a more sustainable lifestyle lies very close to our hearts, and hope for all Malaysians to support every effort towards reducing their carbon footprint in small, everyday steps. Remember, a simple gesture makes all the difference for small businesses, so we can all continue to stay strong, in solidarity with fellow Malaysians.


Inject some style into your kitchen by using the beautiful and reusable batik beeswax wrap from Saffron & Serai in place of disposable plastic wrap. It looks so much better and you’ll want to keep them for years to come! This brand takes pride in its Malaysian identity by presenting traditional crafts in sustainable and contemporary solutions to reduce waste while supporting local artisans and marginalised communities.


 From 26 August, for a limited time, their Batik Beeswax wraps (M, L and XL sizes, from RM65-RM75), are available online at www.coffeebean.com.my and at selected CB&TL outlets across Malaysia* – you can even take away a bagel, muffin or scone using these lovely wraps. For fans across Malaysia, simply visit their website, www.saffronandserai.com, to check out their wraps and more eco-friendly home inspirations.


Finally, as we fly our beloved Jalur Gemilang this Merdeka, don’t miss the celebratory flavours of The Warisan (RM12.95 per slice, RM50 for petite and RM129.30 for a whole cake), a scrumptious combination of gula melakacendol bits and rich red beans combined in a yummy cake, and the refreshing Butterfly Pea Lemonade Cold Brew Tea (RM13.55-RM15.05) as a sweet or sparkling beverage that’s as pretty to look at as it is delicious.

Lastly, don’t miss these great bundle promotions – check out CB&TL’s Instagram for full terms and conditions.

  • Chill Bundle: Get Two Chill Beverages for only RM25, from 17-27 August 2021
  • Merdeka & Malaysia Day Bundle 1: Get Three (3) 12oz The Original Ice Blended® beverages for RM31, from 28 Aug – 19 September 2021
  • Merdeka & Malaysia Day Bundle 2: Get One (1) Selected 12oz Cold Brew Beverage and One (1) Spicy Bagel 

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