Each town in Johor has its own unique local cuisine, which can be used as a native products for colleagues, friends or relatives.
As we grow up, these foods stay in our hearts and become the memories.
And now, we’ve put together a list of local native food products in Johor.
After reading this article, you don’t have to worry about what to buy for your relatives or loved ones at Johor.
Yuen Fatt Biscuit Sdn Bhd (源发饼家)
This is the best mooncakes’s in Kluang. The Shanghai Mooncakes is their famous mooncake and often attracts long queues during the mid-autumn festival.
Unlike the typical round mooncake, the Shanghai mooncake looks like a rugby ball. Some say it looks like a mouse.
Available flavors include pandan, black sesame paste and lotus seed paste. These mooncakes are fragrant and not too sweet. Best of all, the pastry melts in your mouth!
Address: No.39, Jalan Haji Manap Nordin, Kluang Baru, Kluang, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +607-773 7107 / +6012-715 8287
Monday to Saturday: 8:30am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 8:30am – 4:00pm
Tong Huat Traditional Confectionery (东发饼家)
Tau Sar Piah is the most significant biscuit at Tong Huat Confectionery. It is crisp, spherical, and has a scaly crust. Besides, the sweetness was just right. It’s perfect for buying as a ideal gifts.
Sometimes, you may need to call ahead, as Tau Sar Piah is usually not in stock. Cookies are best eaten within two weeks.
Address: 28, Jalan Cantik, Kampung Masjid Lama, 86000 Kluang, Johor
Contact: 07-771 4616
Monday to Saturday: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Kluang Coffee Powder Factory Sdn Bhd (居銮电视机咖啡厂)
This coffee’s factory, which is more than 40 years old, is the coffee culture of Kluang. The brand of coffee they produce has even been approved by the Sultan of Johor.
Their coffee is a blend of three coffee beans, such as Librica, Arabica and Robusta. Add just the right amount of sugar for a smooth and beautiful taste.
In addition to enjoying freshly brewed coffee, you can also watch the coffee beans being ground, roasted and packaged here.
Address: 76, Jalan Besar, 86000 Kluang, Johor, Malaysia.
Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday to Sunday: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Layang Food Sdn Bhd
Layang Food Sdn Bhd has a large area of land in the town where organic cassava can be grown. Since its establishment in 1990, Layang Food Sdn Bhd has been committed to providing people with the best quality homemade snacks. Today, it has become the town’s landmark snack. All kinds of delicious potato chips can be found here.Their BBQ chicken flavoured potato chips are one of the most popular snacks.
Address: 161, Jalan Teck Wah Heng, 81850 Layang-Layang, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +607-752 7458
Opening Hours: 8:30am – 6:30pm
Otak-Otak Cheng Boi
Cheng Boi is the best otak-otak in Muar and the otak-otak here are the most authentic and genuine ones. Their otak-otak are made with fresh mackerel fish, prawn or squid wrapped in coconut leaves with spices and coconut milk, and grilled right there. If you are in Muar, must look for the otak-otak Cheng Boi and try it.
Address : 28-4, Jalan Bantayan, 84000 Muar, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +6016-644 9119
Daily: 7:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Eng Hin Kedai Membuat Kuih-Muih
Eng Hin Kedai Membuat Kuih-Muih is the famous for hand-made noodles and Fuzhou biscuits 福州饼 According to the Foochow dialects, Foochow Biscuit is also called “Kompia”. The original one had a small hole in the middle and no filling, while the others had different fillings. Must try everything here especially the FuZhou biscuits! The sweet one and peanut filling are the best!
Address: 14, Jalan Besar, Taman Sembrong, 83700 Yong Peng, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +607-467 1261 / +6017-772 0971
Opening Hours: 7:00am – 8:00pm
Nictar Pineapple House
Nictar Pineapple House produces and sells special pineapple products as well as fresh pineapples. For instance, they sell pineapple juice, pineapple tart, pineapple jam, raw honey and honey apple cider. It’s fresh, and there’s no preservatives added to their pineapple juice. So, you can drink 100% pure pineapple juice here. Especially when it’s hot, a bottle of pineapple juice can refresh your body and mind!
Address: 762, Jalan Taib, Pontian, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +6012-707 2589 / +6012-700 2235
Opening Hours: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Cookie Shop Pandan
Cookie Shop Pandan sells the town’s most famous pandan red bean cake, which has been around for more than a decade.
The owner has always insisted on providing fresh baked, everyone likes it’s thin skin and not-too-heavy taste.
Address: 21, Jalan Ekoperniagaan1/2, Taman Ekoperniangaan, 81100 Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
Contact: +6012-651 5989
Opening Hours: 10:30am – 3:00pm
Closed on: Tuesday
Chop Hua Bee Bakery
Chop Hua Bee Bakery is one of the most famous in Tangkak, Johor. It was founded more than 60 years ago by the family matriarch. They are good at making traditional Chinese cakes and biscuits and extremely busy during the Chinese New Year. There are all kinds of traditional cakes here. The biscuits are wrapped in paper before they are sold. Many people like the pastries here for their crispy crust and generous filling.
Address: 10, Jalan Solok, Kampung Padang Lalang, 84900 Tangkak, Johor
Contact: +6012-635 2327
Opening Hours: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Closed on: Monday
Sin Sin Foodstuff
Sin Sin Foodstuff stands out with its distinctive “Nyonya cake”. The food quality and tastiness here are guaranteed as it has been operating for many years. They offer many flavors such as pandan, red bean, green bean and lotus. All kuih are individually packaged. All cakes and pastries are fresh and made in limited quantities daily. So, must be an early bird!
Address: 36-4, Jalan Jenang, 83000 Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia.
Contact: +607-431 6599
Opening Hours: 9:30am – 7:00pm