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TypeSoft drink
ManufacturerLotte Chilsung
Country of originSouth Korea
ColorVarious milky tones
FlavorRegular, strawberry, orange, muskmelon, mango, peach, pineapple, banana, apple, grape, lemon.
Related productsChilsung Cider

Milkis (Korean: 밀키스) is a soft drink produced by Lotte Chilsung, a South Korean beverage company. It combines many of the common elements of traditional carbonated beverages such as sugar, and carbonated water with milk to create a creamy taste; its label proclaims "New feeling of soda beverage". Milkis is available in orange, strawberry, mango, melon, banana, peach, apple and classic (regular) flavors. It is a popular beverage in South Korea, and it is available worldwide.[1]


Milkis launched in 1989 with a huge marketing campaign, notably with the appearance of Hong Kong actor Chow Yun-fat in its television advertisements.[2] Chow was enjoying huge popularity from the success of the film A Better Tomorrow and his saying the catchphrase "Saranghaeyo, Milkis!" (Korean: 사랑해요, 밀키스!, literally "I love you, Milkis!") in his strong accent became a huge hit; sales soared and the catchphrase remains as one of the most popular.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Lotte Chilsung official site". Archived from the original on 2012-07-08. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
  2. ^ a b (in Korean) Saranghaeyo, Milkis!, Interview 365, 2007-12-17. Retrieved 2010-06-22.
  3. ^ (in Korean) Lotte Chilsung Milkis Archived 2012-07-30 at at Daehong Communications

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