Food producers and
processors enrich Samar Day celebration
By NINFA B. QUIRANTE
CATBALOGAN CITY –
Food producers from Calbayog to Marabut and the island towns of
Zumarraga and Daram have enriched the opening ceremony of Samar Day on
Wednesday at the Samar Capitol Grounds,
At least 60% of the
Samar Day crowd entered the Bahandi han
Samar booths fronting the Philippine National Bank.
Fresh fruits like
lanzones were hauled from Matuguinao town while fresh vegetables came
from Paranas, Daram, Sto. Niño, Zumarraga and Calbayog.
San Sebastian Mayor
Arnold Abalos brought some crab meat, fresh shrimps of varying sizes
and live crabs. He also brought with him crab and prawn crackers from
From San Jorge town,
live African hito were harvested from the San Jorge Fishery Hatchery
along with some fresh vegetables grown in this agriculture-rich town.
Samples of wooden
furniture from Marabut and the highest grossing banig products of
Basey occupied another corner of the booth dressed and designed by the
Department of Trade and Industry with the Office of the Provincial
brought pulverized ginger which is ready to drink, according to the
person manning the booth, he also had banana chips, organic-grown rice
and other processed food items.
Regional Director Leo Cañeda and Agricultural Training Institute (ATI)
Director Paulino Cabahit graced the opening of the agro-trade fair and
even bought some products.