TACLOBAN CITY– Food products from the cities of Ormoc and Baybay were put on display during the recently-concluded food festival sponsored by the Department of Tourism (DOT) held in Davao City.
For Baybay City, dried langka (jackfruit), camote chips, sweet potato ice cream were presented during the two-day food festival that ended on Sunday (Dec.4).
For Ormoc City, its ‘alto peak’ chocolate, which uses cacao beans, was its main food product attraction for the festival dubbed as ‘Kaon Ta, Kain Pa!’
Tourism Regional Director Karina Rosa Tiopes led the delegation from the region at the said food festival which is now on its 21st year.
Also present during the said food festival were Presidential Assistant for Eastern Mindanao Secretary Leo Tereso Magno; DOT OIC, Undersecretary Verna Buensuceso; and Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) executive director Janet Lipoz, among others.
(ROEL T. AMAZONA)