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Frequently-Asked Questions

Frequently-asked questions

Regarding MIWAKO®

MIWAKO® is a hypoallergenic, lactose-free plant based milk specially formulated for growing children who need a wide variety of nutrients for growth and development. MIWAKO® is highly nutritious and easily digestible food for children above 12 months.

MIWAKO® contains Organic Millets, Organic Quinoa, Brown Rice, Pea Protein Isolates (PISANE™), GABA from Germinated Brown Rice, Omega-3 essential fatty acids (from flaxseed) and Fructooligosaccharides (FOS), providing a choice of protein-rich, gluten-free and fiber-rich diet to support learning ability, daily energy, growth and development.

The organic millet, organic quinoa, brown rice and germinated brown rice are from Thailand while GABA are from France. The Pea Protein Isolates (PISANE™) and Fructooligosaccharide (FOS) are from Belgium, and Omega-3 essential fatty acids (from flaxseed) is of Asia origin. Ingredients are then imported and packaged in Malaysia.

Anyone above 12 months of age can take  MIWAKO® . Even elderly people of 60 years old and above can take MIWAKO® as a healthy drink as well.

Yes, it can be taken daily. Children with dairy allergies and also some children with conditions such as ADHD or Autism are taking MIWAKO® daily as well. Since MIWAKO® is rich in fibre, it will promote gut motility as well. Thus, we would recommend you to drink plenty of water to assist the fibre for a smoother bowel movement.

Yes, it is suitable for people with G6PD as well.

Yes, MIWAKO® is gluten-free, dairy-free and suitable for people with G6PD as well. It can be considered as a hypoallergenic formula.

It is unlikely to be heaty as MIWAKO® is highly digestible. However, MIWAKO® is rich in fibre. Therefore, it is highly recommended to drink a good amount of water when taking MIWAKO®. As fibre intake would require water to assist in smoother bowel movements.

  1. Why is MIWAKO®  so sweet? Is it added with sugar?

No,  MIWAKO® is not added with any sugar. The sweetness of  MIWAKO®  comes from Fructooligosaccharides (FOS). FOS is a type of prebiotic and it is zero glycemic index (GI), thus this sweetness does not have any effect on blood glucose.

GABA is a precious functional component mainly found in brain cells. Studies have showed that GABA helps in mental focus, learning ability, reduce stress and anxiety through calming effect, balance blood sugar level and improve kidney and liver function. You can refer more about GABA here.

All 2 products are clean and natural. MIWAKO®  is the original version, however  MIWAKO® Chocolate is another choice of flavour for MIWAKO® . It is added with cocoa powder and fructose. 

Regarding MIWAKO® Chocolate

MIWAKO® Chocolate is specially formulated for growing children who needs a wide variety of nutrients for growth and development. High in antioxidants from cocoa, it also promotes healthy brain development and proper nerve function. MIWAKO® Chocolate is nutritious and easily digestible for children above 3 years old.

MIWAKO® Chocolate contains Organic Quinoa, Organic Millet, Brown Rice, Fructo Oligosaccharides (FOS), PISANE Pea Protein, Omega 3 (Flaxseed Oil), GABA (from germinated brown rice), Cocoa Powder, Choco Flakes and Fructose.

The organic millet, organic quinoa, brown rice and germinated brown rice are from Thailand while GABA are from France. The Pea Protein Isolates (PISANE™) and Fructooligosaccharide (FOS) are from Belgium, and Omega-3 essential fatty acids (from flaxseed) is of Asia origin. Ingredients are then imported and packaged in Malaysia.

Anyone above 3 years old can take MIWAKO® Chocolate.

Yes, it could be taken daily. Since MIWAKO® Chocolate is rich in fibre, it will promote gut motility as well. Thus, we would recommend you to drink plenty of water to assist the fiber for a smoother bowel movement.

Yes, it is suitable for people with G6PD as well.

Yes, MIWAKO® Chocolate is gluten-free, dairy-free and suitable for people with G6PD as well. It can be considered as a hypoallergenic formula.

It is unlikely to be heaty as MIWAKO® Chocolate is highly digestible. However, MIWAKO® Chocolate is rich in fibre. Therefore, it is highly recommended to drink a good amount of water when taking MIWAKO® Chocolate. As fibre intake would require water to assist in smoother bowel movements.

GABA is a precious functional component mainly found in brain cells. Studies have showed that GABA helps in mental focus, learning ability, reduce stress and anxiety through calming effect, balance blood sugar level and improve kidney and liver function. You can refer more about GABA here.

All 2 products are clean and natural. MIWAKO®  is the original version, however  MIWAKO® Chocolate is another choice of flavour for MIWAKO® . It is added with cocoa powder and fructose.