8 Singapore Local Snacks A True Blue Singaporean Would Love
Singapore's NDP 2022 is around the corner and if you know the lyrics to all the classic songs like, the all-time favourite, Kit Chan's "Home" or even the bop to "Stand up for Singapore", you are a proud Singaporean.
However, just knowing the parade's sing-alongs is not enough to be a full fledged true blue Singaporean. It is a known fact that a true blue Singaporean pastime is feasting and shopping. Sounds like you? Get ready, because we got a list of 18 Singapore Local Snacks for you to shop, feast and sing along on the 9th August 2022.
Golden Duck - Chilli Crab Seaweed Tempura
Set out in 2015, Golden Duck is a one of the OG of salted egg yolk gourmet snacks. Since their growth in popularity, we are blessed with a total of 6 flavours to snack on. Get ready to feast on potato chips, seaweed tempura and fish skin crisps complete with flavours like Singapore Chilli Crab, Tom Yum Goong and the original Salted Egg.
One of the many dishes that is familiar to any Singaporean foodie is Singapore Chilli Crab. Not only can you find them in restaurants and hawker centres, Golden Duck makes it so accessible with their very own Chilli Crab Seaweed Tempura. The seaweed squares are roasted, coated with house-made tempura batter, deep-fried and then topped with REAL crab meat. Snacking on them is almost like digging into your favourite local crab dish.
Crusty - Singapore BBQ Seafood Potato Chips
Looking for Halal Snacks? Started in 2015, Crusty offers one of the famous snacks in Singapore with a wide range of bites which includes halal-certified Crab stick Crisps, Soy Skin and Potato Chips complete with quirky flavours inspired by local dishes.
If you're torn between Crusty's many interesting flavours, we strongly recommend you to try their BBQ Seafood Flavoured Potato Chips. Inspired by local dishes, Crusty’s launched the new flavour under their Hawker Culture series. Enjoy the ridge-cut potato chips which are reminiscent of the Singaporean dish.
Fupi - Laksa Flavour Beancurd Chips
Launched in 2020, Fupi introduced their beancurd skin snacks for all Singaporeans to try. Transforming the beancurd skin into snacks with flavours like Thai Green Curry, Laksa, Mala and many more, these savoury crunch is one of the most sought after vegetarian snacks Singapore has to offer.
Let the flavour of the aromatic coconut milk, the blend of spices and herbs, and all the other defining things that make Nyonya Laksa take over your tastebuds. The sweet, salty and spiciness of Fupi's Nyonya Laksa makes it ridiculously addictive! The snack is complete with aromatic notes of the spices and herbs with the familiar sweet, salty and spicy of Laksa that we all love.
Irvins - Fish Head Curry Fish Skin
Known as the original #DangerouslyAddictive snack from Singapore, Irvins Salted Egg humble beginnings started in 2009 serving delicious salted egg crab dish in its restaurant. It's no surprise that the salted snacks became a hit and Singaporeans can't get enough.
The fish head curry is a Singaporean dish which is a hybrid of Indian and Chinese ethnic cuisines, and Irvins brought it to the next level. Irvins' first non-salted-egg flavour Fish Head Curry Fish Skin features their renowned deep-fried fish skin, generously coated with a blend of spices. A great tasting snack filled with a burst of rich Singapore flavours.
Singapore Hawker Snack Gift Box
What better way than to warm the cockles of your recipient's heart with a Singapore Hawker gift snack box filled to the brim with proudly Singapore made snacks. Handpicked with perfection, each snack brings out the very best of the local island cuisine, with a variety of yummy hawker and Singaporean local flavours that makes us who we are. A playlist of local artists such as Kit Chan, Tanya Chua, Taufik Batisah, Sezairi and more accompanies the box, making it a perfect well rounded experience for a gift.
Gretel - Salted Caramel Sprouted Cashews
With Love, Gretel is a Singapore brand with a mission to ingrain superfood sprouted nuts into daily lives so that everyone can grow healthier & stronger. They believe that healthy snacks don’t have to be boring. Gretel makes healthy eating fun and exciting, without compromising its nutritional content.
Sprouted nuts are raw nuts that have been soaked in water until they begin to germinate, which is the first stage of plant growth. Most “sprouted” nuts have gone through only the first stage of the sprouting process, soaking in water for 3–12 hours. The great-tasting sweetness of Gretel's Salted Caramel Sprouted Cashews is a good source of energy and goes so well with the creamy texture of cashews.
The Kettle Gourmet - Chicken Floss Popcorn
Started in 2017, The Kettle Gourmet is one of the premium popcorn Singapore is proud of. From all-time favourite salted caramel popcorn to unique flavours like nasi lemak and chicken floss, it's a popcorn party we didn't know we needed.
One of Singapore’s favourite toppings is chicken floss, a light, fluffy, smooth and savoury topping that all Singaporean love to add on to their fried rice and even buns. Kettle Gourmet’s Chicken Floss will melt the heart of the hardest hearts. Savoury, crunchy, popping goodness that tastes like the real thing!
Crusty - Singapore Chicken Rice Potato Chips
Majority of Singaporeans regard Chicken Rice as their national dish, which is often a spark for food debates as friends disagree over which stall serves the best chicken rice. Chicken rice can be found easily in any food courts, hawker centres, restaurant, cafes and now as a snack!
A savoury crunch of delicious poached chicken and the distinct fragrances of the national dish, each of Crusty's Singapore Chicken Rice potato chips is packed with umami flavours you can't resist. We totally recommend this if you're looking for asian snacks.
Bruneus - Activated Cashew & Cacao Nibs
Bruneus is a Singaporean brand that offers organic and healthy snacks. They work directly with local farmers in Bali to produce high-quality cacao beans while helping to improve the farmers' livelihood and establish sustainable farming. With a range of snacks suitable for vegans and vegetarians, their products are organic, dairy-free, gluten-free, Halal-certified, perfect for anyone.
Bruneus Activated Cashew & Cacao Nibs are mixed with raw cacao nibs, pink Himalayan rock salt and a drizzle of coconut flower syrup. Deliciously addictive, they are great as a snack or topping for salads.
Support Local Snack Gift Box
Get acquainted with Singapore snack brands with our Support Local Snack Gift Box. Enjoy the scrumptious snacks from brands like Gretel, Bruneus, Kettle Gourmet and Crusty that keep you reaching out for more.
SG Nostalgic Fun Pack
Our SG Nostalgic Fun Pack is filled with Singapore childhood snacks that will definitely take you down memory lane. Perfect for reliving childhood memories! Complete with your all-time favourite Bangle Chocolate, Chilli Tapioca Chips, Dahfa's Fish Fillet and more. If adulting has been tough, treat yourself to this box and let it transport you to your carefree childhood.