fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

Uni Students’ Hard Work Pay Off After Making Six-Figure Salary From Homemade Oden Paste

Published

Oden 1
Source: Bernama Official | YouTube & BERNAMA

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

The hard work of two university students from Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) has paid off after they managed to earn a six-figure salary by selling their homemade oden paste.

Wan Azehan Helmi Wan Abdul Halim, 24, who is an Entrepreneurship and Business faculty final year student, said the inspiration came from a popular Japanese convenience store franchise chain, which he developed with his partner, Imer Jibril Mohd Nasir, who graduated last year.

Oden

He said when their business first started early last year, they prepared their own recipes and sold oden served with fish balls, crab meats, sausages and others to campus students, reported BERNAMA.

“The idea to start a business arose when the oden joint became a favourite food hunt for many students. However, the absence of students on campus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, drove us to commercialise this oden paste online in April last year,” he told reporters at his King Oden shop in Jalan Salor Lama.

“Alhamdulillah, our online strategy using Facebook and Instagram paid off when we were able to earn about RM500 sales in a month at that time as we were only processing the oden paste manually without a machine at home.”

The duo also managed to help their fellow uni-mates at UMK earn a side income by hiring about 10 of them to help out in the business, which is one of their marketing and sales techniques.

“At present, we have 500 agents nationwide, and there is demand for the paste from neighbouring countries such as Indonesia,” he said.

“To meet customers demand, we are also able to produce and market 30,000 to 40,000 packs of oden paste a month. We have three flavours – natural, spicy and Asam laksa (tangy and spicy), which are sold for RM10 per pack and have a shelf life of up to eight months,” he said.

Odne2 Oden3

Wan Azehan Helmi and Imer Jibril are now proud owners of a processing plant in Bachok which started operating in March. Their goal is to reach their target sales of RM1 million by the end of the year.

“We hope our success will inspire more entrepreneurs students to venture into business,” he said.

For more information, you can check out their Instagram and Facebook page.

 

Also read: Malaysian Orphanage Pleads Public for Donations, Here’s How You Can Help Them

My Post 2021 05 06T115238.487

Source: BERNAMA

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Collage 7 2 Collage 7 2
News5 hours ago

“We’re grateful for your support” – MBO Cinemas in PJ Mall Announces Sudden Closure Effective TODAY

Unfortunately, the COVID-19 virus has rendered some businesses to mellow down, including cinemas. Movie enthusiasts, however, will still rush to...

Collage 6 2 Collage 6 2
News12 hours ago

“I’ve killed her” – Man Turns Himself in to PDRM After Murdering His Wife Who Wanted a Divorce

Sometimes, not all connections are meant to last. What we shall do (as tough as it is) is to pick...

Collage 2024 06 21T104144.669 Collage 2024 06 21T104144.669
News12 hours ago

Study: Malaysia Scores 5.8/10 for Safety from the State in Human Rights

In a recent study, a global rights monitor found that Malaysians had less freedom to feel safe from their government,...

121212 121212
News1 day ago

Sultan Johor Sets Record with RM1.75M Bid for “FFF 1” Plate Number, Hopes to Benefit Rakyat!

On February 20th, His Majesty the King of Malaysia, Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Ibrahim, made headlines by winning the bid...

My Post 1 2024 06 20T101046.427 My Post 1 2024 06 20T101046.427
News2 days ago

British Researchers Have Detected Signals That Could Lead to the Discovery of MH370

10 years after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, new signs have popped up as British researchers detected signals...

My Post 1 2024 06 19T170718.079 My Post 1 2024 06 19T170718.079
News2 days ago

Pudu LRT Passengers had the Fright of Their Lives After Train Became Hot Due to Very Close Building on Fire

Imagine being on the LRT, like any other day, only for the LRT to suddenly be surrounded by heat and...

Collage 5 2 Collage 5 2
News2 days ago

Man in China Accidentally Kills Cheating Wife After Beating Her Buttocks for 20 Mins Straight With a Shoe

Man or woman, it’s never easy to deal with a cheating partner. Resorting to physical violence, however, is never an...

My Post 1 2024 06 19T162109.519 My Post 1 2024 06 19T162109.519
News2 days ago

Thai Medical Intern Uses Muay Thai Skills to Fight Off Drunk Nursing Assistant’s Assault

As women, we’re constantly told to sign up for and attend self-defence classes to be able to protect ourselves when...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY