* ‘Peraduan MAGGI® Jom Masak & Menang’ received a record of close to 220,000 contest submissions.
* The contest was held in conjunction with Pesta Kaamatan.
* The Grand Prize winner won an ISUZU D-MAX (3.0L V-Cross AT) pickup truck while the first runners-up vouchers for SENHENG® electrical appliances worth up to RM5,000.
The ‘Peraduan MAGGI® Jom Masak & Menang’ came to an exciting close after a restaurant cashier beat stiff competition in the finale to take home the Grand Prize of an ISUZU D-MAX (3.0L V-Cross AT) pickup truck. The contest, which was launched on May 1, received its highest submission record of close to 220,000 entries.
The annual ‘Peraduan MAGGI® Jom Masak & Menang’ contest was organised in conjunction with the Pesta Kaamatan in line with MAGGI®’s continuous efforts to engage and reward individuals and families for their strong support over the years.
This year’s finale at the 1Borneo Hypermall, Kota Kinabalu was graced by YB Datuk Hajah Jainab Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Ahmad Ayid, Minister of Community Development and Consumer Affairs Sabah.
“The ‘Peraduan MAGGI® Jom Masak & Menang’ contest is our way of showing appreciation to our consumers for making MAGGI® part of their everyday special moments. Much like how the Pesta Kaamatan festival is a celebration of unity and thankfulness, we at MAGGI® are truly thankful for the strong support given to us all these years,” said Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad, Sabah Branch Manager, Mr. Quek Teng Hiong.
At the finale, the two finalists underwent an intense final competition for the Grand Prize (ISUZU D-MAX). The competition tested their technical skills, on-the-spot agility as well as their knowledge on MAGGI® products.
Ms Siti Juwita Binti Anni from Kota Kinabalu, was announced as the Grand Prize winner.
The 21-year-old cashier at a restaurant, said she was thrilled and happy as this was her first participation in the contest.
“I didn’t believe when I received the call,” she said adding that she was not expecting the call from MAGGI® to be listed as one of the finalists, she was blessed and expressed his gratitude to MAGGI® as well as his family and friends who came to support him.
“I really did things differently. Everyone came to win but I came prepared with strategies despite not knowing the challenges I’ll be facing. It was a close fight amongst us but luck was on my side and winning the ISUZU D-MAX definitely made my year. Thank You MAGGI®!” she said
The first runner-up placing went to Ms Ashma Asmah Binti Boyiat from Papar, walked away with RM5,000 SENHENG® vouchers. Weekly prizes of attractive electronic appliances and gadgets such as the 430L SHARP two-door refrigerators, 120GB branded tablets, SAMSUNG C9 Pro smartphones and 49-inch TOSHIBA SmartTV 4K UHD were also given out during the two-month long contest.
During the contest period, a total of seven roadshows were held in Sabah on a weekly basis, where visitors were able to participate in fun games that MAGGI® had prepared for families. Among the activities held during the three-day carnival were cooking demonstrations, and exciting giveaways for shoppers who purchased MAGGI® products. MAGGI® reached out to over 12000 Sabahan throughout its two month-long roadshow.