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From staple sauces and frozen food to fresh dairy, breakfast essentials and refreshing beverages, these pantry musthaves are absolute winners. Plus, the “best of the best” Domestic Diva Awards products which won six years in a row

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From staple sauces and frozen food to fresh dairy, breakfast essentials and refreshing beverages, these pantry musthaves are absolute winners. Plus, the “best of the best” Domestic Diva Awards products which won six years in a row

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1. Cakes and Desserts: Sara Lee Chocolate Pound Cake

2. Pizza: Sunshine Meat Lover's Crispy Thin Crust Pizza

3. Prata: Spring Home Roti Paratha – Plain

4. Ice-cream (by the stick): Magnum Mini Infinity Chocolate

5. Fried Chicken: CP Crispy Chicken with Korean Hot & Spicy Sauce

6. Ice-cream (by the pint): Häagen- Dazs Mango & Raspberry

7. Fries: McCain Smiles Crispy Happy Potatoes

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8. Spreadable Olive Oil: Naturel Olive Spread with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

9. Fresh Milk: Marigold 100% Fresh Milk

10. Cheese Snacks: The Laughing Cow Selection 3 Varieties

11. Spreadable Butter: Kerrygold Salted Butter

12. Block Butter: SCS Butter: Unsalted

13. Hotdogs and Bratwurst: IKEA Chicken Wiener (pictured) and Pan Pacific Singapore Emmentaler Cheese

14. Slice Cheese: President Sandwich with Cheddar (pictured) and Kraft Hi-Calcium Singles

15. Yoghurt Drink: Marigold Yoghurt Drink 0% Fat – Mixed Berries

16. Grated Cheese: Perfect Italiano Pizza Plus

17. Low-fat Milk: F&N Magnolia Lo-Fat Hi-Cal with Fresh Milk

18. Cream Cheese: Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese Spread Original

“IKEA’s hotdogs are delicious and value-for-money. I’d grab a pack or two whenever I’m at IKEA.”

– Chef Wilman Ng, group general manager, Creative Eateries

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19. Tuna: Ayam Brand Chilli Tuna

20. Luncheon Meat: Tulip Pork Luncheon Meat

21. Fruits: S&W Premium Mandarin Oranges Selected Sections in Light Syrup

22. Pickles: Narcissus Brand Pickled Lettuce


23. Soup Stock: Knorr Ikan Bilis Cubes

24. Chicken Rice Paste: Dancing Chef Hainanese Chicken Rice Paste

25. Japanese Curry Roux: S&B Tasty Curry Sauce Mix – Hot

26. Rice Vermicelli: Chilli Brand Rice Vermicelli

27. Instant Ramen: Nissin Chicken Ramen

28. Jasmine Rice: Royal Umbrella Jasmine Fragrant Rice

29. Specialty Rice: Naturel 100% Organic Hom Mali Mixed Brown and Red Rice

30. Tom Yum Soup Paste: Kanokwan Tom Yum Paste

31. Pasta: San Remo Spaghetti

“My go-to brand for authentic Tom Yum soup is Kanokwan as it has a real taste of Thailand.”

– Chef Lisa, head chef, Patara Fine Thai Cuisine

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32. Growing-milk Formula: Karihome Goat Milk Growing-up Formula

33. Singapore Curry Paste: A1 Mountain Globe Brand All-In-One Instant Curry Paste

34. Spice Seasonings: MasterFoods Roast Chicken Seasoning

35. Instant Noodles: Nongshim Shin Ramyun – Shrimp Flavour


36. Pasta Sauce: San Remo Carbonara

37. XO Sauce: Lee Kum Kee XO Sauce

38. Tomato Sauce: Heinz Tomato Ketchup

39. BBQ Sauce: Hunt’s Original BBQ Sauce

40. Spicy Dipping Sauce: Nando’s Hot PERi-PERi Sauce

41. Organic Pasta Sauce: Naturel Organic Tomato with Basil Pasta Sauce


42. Sesame Oil: Chee Seng 100% Pure White Sesame Oil

43. Olive Oil: Naturel Extra Virgin Olive Oil

44. Cooking Oil: Knife Cooking Oil

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45. Mustard Sauce: Grey Poupon Dijon Mustard

46. Dark Soya Sauce: Tiger Brand Top Quality Dark Soya Sauce

47. Oyster Sauce: Lee Kum Kee Premium Oyster Sauce

48. Sambal Chilli: Soup Restaurant Samsui Sambal Sauce

49. Light Soya Sauce: Tai Hua Standard Light Soy Sauce

50. Mayonnaise: Kewpie Mayonnaise

51. Salad Dressing: Kewpie Deep- Roasted Sesame Dressing


52. Gourmet Potato Chips: Red Rock Deli Sea Salt

53. Nuts: Tong Garden All Natural Cocktail Snack

54. Chocolate Biscuits: Arnott’s Tim Tam Double Coat

55. Chocolate Bars: Lindt Lindor – Extra Dark


56. Pancake Mix: Betty Crocker Complete Pancake Mix – Buttermilk

57. Flour: Bake King Top Flour

“Bake King’s range of flour is very fine and white which yields good results in baked goods.”

– Magdalene See, FLY Entertainment host and avid baker

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58. Chocolate Spread: Nutella Hazelnut Spread

59. Granola Bar: Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars – Oats ’n Honey

60. Wraps: Mission Wraps – Garlic

61. Bread Loaf: Bonjour Pandan Bread

62. Kaya: Fong Yit XO Kaya

63. Nut Spread: Smucker’s Goober Grape and Skippy Creamy Peanut Butter (pictured)

64. Muesli: Sweet Home Farm Granola Blueberry with Flax

65. Fruit Conserve: Marks & Spencer Blackcurrant Conserve

66. Kids' Cereal: Post Fruity Pebbles

67. Cookie Butter Spread: Poppy & Co. Speculoos Cookie Butter – Creamy

68. Cereal: Kellogg’s Corn Flakes

“I like to carry Nature Valley granola bars in my bag. They are made with nutritious grains and nuts make great portable energy boosters to satisfy hunger pangs.”

– Angela May, FLY Entertainment TV presenter-turned culinary grad and restauranteur

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69. Bottled Tea: Heaven and Earth Ayataka Japanese Green Tea

70. Health Drink: Brand’s Innershine Berry Essence

71. Hot Chocolate: Nestle Milo – Australian Recipe

72. Coffee Capsules: Nescafe Dolce Gusto Cappuccino

73. Root Beer: Mug Root Beer

74. Coconut Water: Nudie Coconut Water

75. Fizzy Drink: Orangina

76. Chilled Juice: Marigold Peel Fresh Select Yuzu Juice Drink and Pokka Carrot Fruit Juice

77. Tea Bags: Twinings of London Pure Peppermint Infusion

78. Instant Coffee: Owl Kopitiam Roast

79. Soya Milk: Vitasoy Soya Bean Drink

80. Cordial: Ribena Blackcurrent Fruit Cordial Drink

“Heaven & Earth’s 11 Ayataka green tea has this cloudiness and genuine taste of brewed tea that I relish.”

– Jaime Teo, founder, Twelve Cupcakes, and Fly Entertainment artiste