Traditional snacks – new Singaporean stamp issue

April 5th, 2015 is glad to inform that Singapore Post is to release a special set of stamps dedicated to traditional snacks. The issue consists of six stamps that was put into circulation on the 25th of March.

Traditional snacks such as the kueh bangkit, murukku and almond biscuit are getting their own special stamps. Traditional Biscuits stamp issue which also features the gem biscuit, kueh makmur and cream cracker.

These snacks are familiar to most Singaporeans, and putting them on stamps will allow customers to appreciate the rich diversity of cultures here, Singapore Post said. For example, murukku is a Tamil word for "twisted", which describes the shape of the savoury Indian biscuit.

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