24 Hard-to-Find Foods Available at Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair


It’s more fun in the Philippines! This much is true. As a nation with more than 7,600 islands, our diversity is what makes us different from other countries. From tradition to culture and food, we are a nation that has so much to offer to everyone who wishes to discover of why it’s more fun in the Philippines.

Starting March 15 to 19, 2017, the Department of Trade and Industry will host Sikat Pinoy National Food Fair with the theme “Piling Piling Pagkaing Pilipino” at the Megatrade Halls 1-3 of SM Megamall, which will showcase a feast of more than 150 different products coming from all parts of the country. You can have a taste of the country’s different delicacies available in more than two hundred plus stalls.

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The fair is part of a series of national trade fairs held by the Department of Trade and Industry Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion to help promising  small and medium enterprises ion reaching a wider domestic market,

Aside from the gastronomic feast, the five-day affair will feature cooking demonstration, lectures and one on one consultation services to be given by participating government agencies involved in the food industry.

There are certain areas in the hall where you can find lots of organic products. Halal-certified products are also available while the Bicol region and the Zamboanga Peninsula region have their own pavilion.

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As psst.ph roamed around the fair, we find twenty five interesting and hard to find products that many will have a sample taste for the first time. These products are not the usual you can find in the grocery store and if you’re lucky and have traveled around the regions of the country, you might recognize some of them and you would wish to taste them again.

You still have until.Sunday to visit the fair. This is FREE ADMISSION.

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Northbay Salmon in Oil

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Smoked Herring Lime Garlic Tinapa

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Gustazo Pomodoro Tinapa
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Batangas Pamana Sinaing na Tulingan
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Siling Kinamayo Dried Native Chili
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Siling Kinamayo
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Mama Ching’s Mango Marmalade
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Cucumber Cocktail
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Dewi’s Diamond Premium Vegetable Noodle
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Black Garlic
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Coco Dolce Chocolates. Only a few are sold in Manila.
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Mushroom Sisig
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Sweet Tomato
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Mushroom Tempura (MUST BUY!)
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Davao Fine Tablea
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Cold processed Virgin Coconut Oil
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Turmeric and Ginger Brew
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Bawang Syrup
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Rice Coffee
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Raw Virgin Coconut Oil
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Coconut Butter
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Malagos Chocolate (Price Cheaper than in the mall)
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Capitan del Mar bangus
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Pamana Pickled Ampalaya
Caitline Rosseci

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