Tea-pulling gets a touch of glitter


Grand prize winner Mohd Syaufiq holding up a mock cheque for RM20,000 worth of Habib gold jewellery. — RAJA FAISAL HISHAN/ The Star

F&N Dairies Malaysia held the finale for their “Mesti Lip-Lap Lip-Lap Punya!” contest at Habib Jewels showroom in Ampang Point last week.

Six lucky contestants were randomly chosen from more than 20,000 submitted entries to participate in the finale.

In the finale, six barrels labelled with different F&N canned milk products were placed on stage for the finalists to pick.

One out of the six barrels held the grand prize of RM20,000 worth of Habib gold jewellery voucher, while RM5,000 worth of Habib gold jewellery vouchers were placed in the other four barrels.

In order to determine who among the six get to pick the barrel first, the finalists had to go through the teh tarik challenge.

For the challenge, every finalists performed tea-pulling using two glass mugs with the minimum length of 30cm five times within 15 seconds.

F&?N’s Teh Tarik King Norazlin Mat Janus giving a stunning tea-pulling performance during the contest at Habib Jewels’ showroom in Ampang Point.
F&N’s Teh Tarik King Norazlin Mat Janus giving a stunning tea-pulling performance during the contest at Habib Jewels’ showroom in Ampang Point.

They were judged based on the weight of the tea after pulling.

When it came to the real deal of selecting the barrel with the RM20,000 Habib gold jewellery voucher, Mohd Syaufiq Mat Saad emerged as the winner.

Mohd Syaufiq said, “It was totally unexpected. I joined this competition for fun.”

“I picked the barrel labelled F&N evaporated full cream milk because I always purchase the product and I really did not expect the grand prize to be in it,” he said.

“As for the prize voucher, I will let my wife decide on how to spend it,” he added.

F&N Dairies Malaysia Marketing general manager Jauhar Munir Shaikh said, “There is a large number of teh tarik consumers in Malaysia.

“F&N canned milk products are the key ingredients in teh tarik and this contest is a way for us to show our gratitude to our loyal costumers,” he added.

The contest was hosted by celebrity hosts Fizo Omar and Talib.

Everyone also enjoyed a special teh tarik performance by F&N’s Teh Tarik King Norazlin Mat Janus.

The finalists holding up the Habib gold jewellery vouchers they won in the contest. The finalists had to go through the teh tarik challenge in order to determine who among the six get to pick the barrel first.
The finalists holding up the Habib gold jewellery vouchers they won in the contest. The finalists had to go through the teh tarik challenge in order to determine who among the six get to pick the barrel first.
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