Malaysian company launches halal mineral water Lumin Spring

Dr Ting (centre) and Miss Chinese Cosmos International Winner 2004 Carrie Lee with Lumin Spring, a halal mineral water, at a press conference at Nexus in Bangsar South. PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

MALAYSIA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Lumin Spring International Group Sdn Bhd has launched a halal mineral water called Lumin Spring.

Certified by the Health Ministry and Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) as safe for consumption, Lumin Spring says it is a nourishing mineral water with halal accreditation.

Speaking during a press conference at Nexus in Bangsar South, Lumin International Group executive director Ting Chung Cheng hopes the new product will redefine the business frontier for the halal market.

"We intend to enter the global halal market with our new product," Datuk Dr Ting said.

"The accreditation from Jakim opens a new market and more opportunities for us."

Lumin Spring mineral water is sourced from the natural spring cluster in Heavenly-Lake at Changbai Mountain in China's Jilin province.

Lumin Spring incorporated environmentally-friendly features in its gold-tinted water bottle, which is fully biodegradable and made from non-toxic materials.

To ensure the mineral water bottles have a sustainable shelf life in the tropical climate of Malaysia with its high temperatures throughout the year, they were made to withstand temperatures of up to 150 deg C.

The Lumin Spring mineral water is expected to be priced between RM6 (S$2) and RM6.50 and will be available at exclusive partners of the company and for online purchase at in December.

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