Shipping Info

All orders are typically packed and shipped within 1-3 business days, Mon-Fri. Delivery estimates are in business days, exclude holidays and location. Orders placed on weekends, during high-volume sales, or on holidays may take longer to process. Below are details of shipping information:

 

West Malaysia:

Delivery Time: 1-3 business days

Shipping Cost: RM 7

 

East Malaysia:

Delivery Time: 3-7 business days

Shipping Cost: RM 18

 

Once dispatched, you will receive an email containing a tracking number or tracking link, which you can use to monitor your order.

About TasteBudds

What is TasteBudds?

TasteBudds is a home-grown Malaysian brand creating modern food with Malaysian flavours 🌺

From meal replacement shakes to pure natural honey, we create them in the most convenient format for for the busy lifestyle of the modern person 🧑‍💻

At TasteBudds, we aim to help you get more done in less time without compromising on the quality.

Where we founded?

We are a start up brand from Kuala Lumpur where we focus on consumable wellness products in a modern format, perfect for the modern busy lifestyle.

All our products are Muslim-friendly and produced in 100% Halal certified facilities.

Are we Halal?

All our products are manufactured in halal certified facilities, which are required by law to only use halal ingredients and halal means throughout their manufacturing facility.

However, we as a start-up are not halal certified ourselves, therefore we cannot officially certify our products as halal although they are manufactured in a halal manufacturing facility.

Shipping Information

🚛 Do we offer same day delivery?

Yes, for the same day delivery or urgent order, please contact directly with our customer service in WhatsApp (+60102718971).

As we’ll have to issue you an invoice and you’ll have to make payment via bank transfer.

After that you’ll have to organise a Grab/Lalamove from your end to pick up your order.

🚛 Do you ship internationally?

Unfortunately, we do not ship internationally at the moment. Nevertheless, we are working towards shipping to more countries in the future. Be the first to know by joining our mailing list!

🚛 How much does shipping cost?

West Malaysia: RM7

East Malaysia: RM18

Free shipping for any orders above RM150, includes East Malaysia as well.

🚛 How long does the delivery take?

West Malaysia: 1-3 business days


East Malaysia: 3-7 business days

All orders are typically packed and shipped within 1-3 business days, Monday to Friday. Delivery estimates are in business days, excluding holidays and location. Orders placed on weekends, during high-volume sales, or on holidays may take longer to process.

Order & Payment Information

🧾 What are the payment options?

We accept all online banking, Visa, Mastercard and E-Wallets (Boost, GrabPay, Touch N Go and ShopeePay).

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at tastebudds.my@gmail.com or +60102718971.

🧾 How do I track my order?

After your order has been shipped, we will notify you via email where a tracking code and url will be provided.

🧾 I provided the wrong delivery address! Help me Buddies!

Don’t panic, TasteBuddies are here. Please contact us at tastebudds.my@gmail.com or +60102718971 immediately with the correct delivery address.

We will try our best to change the delivery address for you if your order is not yet processed by our warehouse.

However, do bear in mind that our warehouse arranges for dispatch very soon after orders are received.

🧾 Why didn’t I receive an order confirmation email?

If you haven't received an order confirmation email, please consider the following potential issues:

  • Verify Your Email Address: Ensure that the email address you used to place the order is accurate and spelled correctly.

  • Check Your Spam Folder: Sometimes, order confirmation emails can end up in your spam or junk folder by mistake. Please check these folders to see if the email has been misplaced.

  • Payment Confirmation: Double-check that your order payment was completed successfully. If the payment didn't go through, the order confirmation email may not have been triggered.

If you've reviewed these points and are still experiencing issues, feel free to contact our customer support at tastebudds.my@gmail.com or +60102718971 for further assistance.

🧾 I’m not sure if my order was successful, what do I do?

If you're uncertain about whether your order was successfully paid for, please check your payment account for a confirmed charge associated with your order. Remember that a pending charge does not indicate a confirmed payment.

In case that you have a charge without order being confirmed, don’t hesitate to drop us a line at tastebudds.my@gmail.com or +60102718971. We will fix this for you as soon as we can.

🧾 Can I cancel or edit my order?

Our warehouse fulfils orders as soon as possible to ensure everyone receives their orders quickly. However, in the event that we've not processed your order just yet, you can still cancel or amend your order. So if you have a change of mind, please contact us as quickly as possible!

🧾 Can I make a return?

We are sorry to hear that you need to make a return. Generally, we do not accept returns due to the nature of our product. However, return issues are dealt with on a case-by-case basis. Please take a look at our Return & Refund Policy for more information.

🧾 My product is damaged. What can I do?

As part of our Return & Refund Policy, we do allow returns with photographic evidence provided.

To learn more, please see our Return & Refund Policy.

Account

👤 How to sign up for an account?

You can create an account here:

Create a new account

Alternatively, you can also create an account during the checkout process.

👤 I forgotten my password, what should I do?

Don't worry it happens to us too!

  1. Go to the Log in in the cart section.
  2. Click "Forgot password?" upon logging in.
  3. Enter your recovery email address, and we'll send you a password reset code through email so you can get going again.

👤 Does TasteBudds gift cards expire?

Nope, gift cards never expire and can be applied to any purchase from our TasteBudds products.

👤 Can I give my gift card to another person?

All you need is the gift card number to use your credit. How you choose to use your credit or whether you choose to give your gift card number to a friend is up to you!

👤 How can I write a review?

Once your order has been successfully delivered, you will receive an email invitation from us, inviting you to share your thoughts through a product review.

Simply follow the instructions provided in that email to write and submit your review.

Product FAQ

Liquid Meal

❓ TasteBudds Liquid Meal are recommended to the following people!

Busy Professionals and Gym Enthusiasts:
• Whether you're tackling a demanding work schedule or crushing intense workouts, TasteBudds delivers a quick and nutritious solution to keep you fueled and at your best.

Health Enthusiasts and Weight Management Seekers:
• For those dedicated to a balanced and health-conscious lifestyle, TasteBudds provides a convenient way to meet nutritional needs while supporting weight management goals.

On-the-Go Lifestyles:
• Perfect for individuals with active, on-the-go routines, TasteBudds Liquid Meal seamlessly fits into diverse lifestyles, offering a quick and easily digestible option for those constantly on the move.

Vegans, Vegetarians, and Special Dietary Needs:
• Crafted to meet the dietary preferences and restrictions of plant-based eaters, TasteBudds is dairy-free, nut-free, egg-free, and contains no added sugars, providing a versatile and inclusive option.

Individuals with Difficulty Consuming Solid Meals:
• Whether facing dental issues, medical conditions, or post-surgery recovery, TasteBudds offers a gentle and nutritious alternative for individuals finding it challenging to consume traditional solid meals.

Seniors:
• Tailored to the unique needs of seniors, TasteBudds Liquid Meal is an easily digestible and nutrition-packed choice, ensuring a gentle yet nourishing alternative for those seeking convenient and wholesome nutrition.

❓ What’s a good rule on consuming TasteBudds Liquid Meal within a day?

Recommended Daily Usage:
• 1-2 packs per day. Keep a stash of TasteBudds pouches on hand—it's especially handy during busy times!

Healthy Dieting Tips:
• For a balanced diet, try having 1 pack per day during breakfast or dinner.
• Enjoy your usual lunch meal.

Intensive Dieting Control:
• If you're aiming for more intensive dieting control, go for 2 packs per day—have one during breakfast and another during dinner.
• Don't forget to savor your usual lunch meal.

TasteBudds' Friendly Reminder:
Instead of replacing your favorite meals, think of TasteBudds as your delicious alternative to rescue you from bland sandwiches or unhealthy fast food. While liquid meals offer convenient and nutritious options, we still recommend maintaining a well-rounded diet that includes a variety of foods to ensure you get a broad range of nutrients. TasteBudds isn't here to substitute every meal; it's here to stand ready and replace any meal when the need arises!

❓ Can I get all rebellious and mix the TasteBudds liquid meal flavors when I order?

Ah, tempting, but no mixing here. For a flavor mashup, grab our variety pack and let the party begin!

Check out our variety pack here:

Bundles

❓ How long does the TasteBudds liquid meal fill you up?

Lasts up to 4 hours on just a solo pack, or throw in some milk for extra hour, extending that full feeling.

Perfect for those non-stop moments – like my endless back-to-back meetings 🥲, anyone? 🚀✨

❓ How much caffeine is in one pack of TasteBudds Matcha liquid meal?

Each pack contains 59.75mg of caffeine which is roughly equivalent to the amount of caffeine found in one cup of brewed green tea.

Keep in mind that individual tolerance to caffeine varies, and factors like age, weight, and sensitivity can influence how it affects individuals.

❓ Is TasteBudds liquid meal a weight loss product?

Although our Liquid Meals are not designed as a weight-loss product, they can definitely help you with your weight-loss goals as it’s low in calories, high in protein, has all the essential nutrients of a proper meal, and keeps you full for up to 4 hours!

Our Liquid Meals can be viewed as more of a weight-management tool which can help replace a meal if you’re too busy (or even too lazy 👀) to make one yourself and maintain a calorie deficit to help with weight loss, or you could have a Liquid Meal in addition to your usual meals to put yourself in a calorie surplus to help with weight gain too. The possibilities are endless!

❓ Can I use hot water to mix the liquid meal?

Yes, you can as we use heat-safe plastic pouches, but it is not recommended for our liquid meal. It's best to use cold, room temperature, or warm liquids (around 40°C).

This is because higher temperatures can denature the protein, which may lead to clumping and improper mixing, potentially resulting in the wastage of protein powder.

❓ Is TasteBudds liquid meal suitable for people with specific dietary requirements or allergens?

Allergens
✅ Gluten-free
✅ Dairy-free
✅ Nut-free
✅ Egg-free
✅ No sugar added (naturally sweetened with Stevia)

Dietary Requirements
✅ Diabetic friendly
✅ Vegan & Vegetarian friendly

❓ Is the TasteBudds liquid meal pouch recyclable?

Yes, it's eco-friendly! The pouch is made of a flexible and recyclable material, so don’t forget to rinse it and pop it into recycle bin near you!

❓ Where can I find your products in retail?

Catch us at Health Lane Family Pharmacies across the Klang Valley. More spots dropping soon!

❓ After I've mixed it with water, how can the TasteBudds liquid meal stay in the fridge?

About a day in the fridge or 2 hours if it's left out in the open. Best if consumed immediately.

❓ Can pregnant women consume TasteBudds liquid meal?

Pregnant women should consult with their healthcare provider before incorporating any liquid meal or dietary supplement into their routine. While TasteBudds liquid meals provide essential nutrients, the specific nutritional needs during pregnancy can vary from person to person.

A healthcare professional can offer personalized advice based on individual health conditions and dietary requirements to ensure that any product consumed is safe and appropriate during pregnancy.

❓ Can kids consume TasteBudds liquid meal?

Kids aged 3 years or above are able to consume TasteBudds liquid meal. Before introducing TasteBudds liquid meal or any dietary supplement to children, it is advisable to consult with a pediatrician or healthcare provider.

A healthcare professional can provide guidance on whether the product is suitable for a child's age, health status, and dietary needs.

Honey

🍯 Is our honey nature?

Our honey is gathered by our on-the-go bee pals, keeping it super sustainable. It's the real deal – 100% pure and natural, no funny business. And we're not about that sugar, preservative, or additive life. Just pure, sweet, golden goodness!

🍯 Is honey healthier than sugar?

Yes, honey is often considered a healthier alternative to sugar. It contains natural antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.

🍯 Can honey be given to kids?

Kids aged one year old and above can consumer honey. However, it is not recommended to give honey to infants under the age of one. Honey may contain spores of bacteria that can cause infant botulism, a rare but serious illness. The digestive system of infants is not yet developed enough to handle these spores.

🍯 How should TasteBudds honey be stored?

TasteBudds honey should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight. It does not require refrigeration, and if stored properly, honey has an incredibly long shelf life.

To slow crystallization naturally, store your honey at room temperature or warmer (the warmer the better).

🍯 Why does honey crystallize?

Honey crystallizes due to the presence of glucose, which tends to separate from water in the honey. The rate of crystallization depends on factors like the type of honey, temperature, and storage conditions.

To slow crystallization naturally, store your honey at room temperature or warmer (the warmer the better).

🍯 Is crystallized honey still safe to eat?

Yes, crystallized honey is perfectly safe to eat. In fact, it's a natural and common process.

While the texture changes, the nutritional content and flavor remain intact.

If you prefer liquid honey, you can gently warm it to return it to a liquid state.

Read more here

🍯 How can I de-crystallize honey?

To de-crystallize honey, gently warm the honey sachet in a bowl of warm water. Avoid using high temperatures as excessive heat can degrade the quality of honey.

Read more here

🍯 Does crystallization affect the quality of honey?

No, crystallization does not affect the quality of honey. It is a natural characteristic and does not alter the nutritional value or flavor.

In fact, some people prefer the spreadable consistency of crystallized honey and find it easier to use in certain culinary applications.

Read more here

Booster

💪🏼 What does the vitamin booster taste like?

Our vitamin booster is unflavored, allowing for a versatile and neutral taste. It can be easily mixed with any food or beverage of your choice without altering the original flavor.

💪🏼 How should I consume the vitamin booster?

You can conveniently mix the unflavored vitamin booster with your favorite food or beverage. Whether it's a smoothie, yogurt, or even your morning coffee, the versatility of the booster makes it easy to incorporate into your daily routine.

💪🏼 How many vitamin boosters should I take in a day?

For optimal results, we recommend taking 1 to 3 sachets of the vitamin booster daily. This range allows for flexibility based on individual preferences and health goals.

💪🏼 Can I take the vitamin booster on an empty stomach?

Yes, our unflavored vitamin booster can be taken on an empty stomach without causing any discomfort. However, if you have specific dietary concerns or conditions, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional.

💪🏼 Are there any age restrictions for using the vitamin booster?

Our vitamin booster is designed for adults, and we recommend consulting with a healthcare professional before introducing it to children or individuals with specific health conditions to ensure it aligns with their nutritional needs.

Tea

🍵 What is a tea stick?

A tea stick is a modern and convenient way to enjoy your favorite tea. It brews the tea just right, so you don't have to worry about steeping too long. Plus, it also works as a spoon – pretty clever, right?

🍵 Are there any advantages to using tea sticks?

Teastick is a product of high refinement and quality, that saves tea connoisseurs labour and other costs:

Easy elegance: Offer client a chic and classy tea, just by dropping the tea stick into your cup for a classy tea experience.


All-in-one: No need for a separate spoon; just use the tea stick.


Cleaner tables: Unlike traditional tea bags, no spills when removing the tea stick.


Time-saving: No need to clean teapots, tea cups and tea filter etc.

🍵 Is tea better for you than coffee?

Both tea and coffee have health benefits, but tea is often praised for its rich antioxidants and lower caffeine content. It can provide a more gradual energy boost and is associated with various health benefits, including improved heart health and reduced risk of certain diseases.

🍵 Do tea sticks affect the flavor of the tea?

Tea sticks are designed to enhance the flavor of the tea by allowing the leaves to fully expand during steeping. This can result in a more nuanced and aromatic cup of tea compared to traditional tea bags.