Pasalubong Ideas: NORTHERN MINDANAO

The custom of giving gifts to our loved ones whenever we come back from travels is one of the distinguished characteristics of being a Filipino. It is a sign of kind gesture of showing graciousness and safe travels. Pasalubongs come in varied forms: souvenir shirts; candies; delicacies; bags; and others. 

So we have come up with a list of pasalubong and gift ideas you can buy whenever you travel to different places in the Philippines. We start off with the island of Mindanao.

NORTHERN MINDANAO:

A. CAMIGUIN’S PASTEL – Sweet and scrumptious buns with fillings in different flavors like durian, raspberry, strawberry, jackfruit, cheese and more, not to forget the all-time classic, yema flavor.

Photo from vjandep.com

B. MISAMIS ORIENTAL’S SLERS HAM AND BACON – Whenever you are in Misamis Oriental, don’t miss to buy freshly-made bacon and ham from Slers. This is one of the leading produce that has been in the industry since 1969.

Smoked and ready-to-eat ham

C. MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL’S COCONUT OIL, DESICCATED COCONUT AND COIR– The coconut is regarded as the tree of life in Misamis Occidental, people have made use of this plant. 

One of the many uses of coconut oil is for body and hair therapy

D. LANAO DEL NORTE’S CHEDING’S PEANUT OF ILIGAN – This snack has been in the market for about 47 years. Nobody goes on a trip to the magnificent Maria Christina Falls without grabbing a pack of these tasty peanuts of Chedings’.

Cheding’s Toasted Peanuts from Iligan City, Northern Mindanao

E. FRESH PINEAPPLES OF BUKIDNON – Suited for the tropical weather, these fresh pineapples are worth the visit to Bukidnon. 

Freshly-picked pineapples

 

Whether big or small, what’s essential in giving pasalubong is the thought that you care for someone or someone cares for you. Shoplocal.ph is your one-stop shop for your pasalubong needs. 

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