Manila Philippines – The Division of Tourism’s meals and journey pageant, Kain Na!, is again and is ready to serve thrilling culinary tourism delights that everybody can get pleasure from on-line and within the consolation of their properties from September 15-18.
“The Filipinos’ love for meals by no means wavered nor waned, even throughout this pandemic, but it surely all of the extra fueled our urge for food and cravings. And whereas mass gatherings and public occasions are nonetheless restricted, we pivot our Kain Na! initiatives to the digital platform,” Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat mentioned.
After 12 profitable legs up to now two years, Kain Na! 2020, The Blended Version continues to be a venue to create consciousness and curiosity in meals and farm tourism. The four-day digital celebration will characteristic meals tourism exchanges, a web-based promoting platform, digital enterprise coaching, and e-learning modules.
“The consuming, meals demos, and culinary tourism extravaganza, emblems of the earlier Kain Na editions, will proceed on-line. Kain Na! is our persevering with invitation to get pleasure from and respect Filipino meals tradition. As we reboot the financial system now we have known as upon Filipinos to ‘purchase Filipino’. This time round, we urge you all to ‘eat and drink Filipino’, too! Do partake of our native delicacies, agricultural produce and meals and beverage merchandise. Each sip and each chunk will assist our farmers and meals tourism stakeholders get well from this pandemic. That is actually a enjoyable approach to lend our help,” Puyat added.
This yr’s version of the meals and journey pageant will characteristic a thematic strategy highlighting the nation’s distinct Filipino meals tradition. Philippine Espresso, Tea, and Chocolate will take the highlight for the month of September and there are a selection of digital talks and actions lined up.
The Meals Tourism Alternate will characteristic a webinar collection and experiential periods similar to digital excursions and meals demos by Malagos Chocolate, Auro Candies, The Chocolate Chamber, El Union Espresso, Henry & Sons, Bo’s Espresso, Connoisseur Farms, Nurture Farmacy, Yamang Bukid, REFMAD Dragonfruit Farm, and the Oolong tea farmers of Gingoog Metropolis to showcase numerous locations and merchandise.
The net studying modules will supply much-needed e-commerce coaching for meals and farm tourism stakeholders and different MSMEs in partnership with the Division of Commerce and Business’s CTRL+BIZ Reboot Now program with the assistance of enablers Google, Fb, Zomato, Eat In, Lalafood, GrabFood, Thames Worldwide Enterprise Faculty, PayMaya, Gcash, QuadX PayLink, GrabPay, and Union Financial institution.
The Meals Tourism 101 shall be top-billed by Margarita Fores, JJ Yulo, Ivan Man Dy, and Michelle Cruz of Klook who will current share-worthy meals tourism experiences from meals walks, market excursions, bar crawls, and different inspiring meals tourism experiences.
The Kain Na! Buying and selling Submit, which is a web-based store housing companion retailers, in addition to the Ayala Malls foodie pop-ups shall be launched on September 15. Ayala Malls’ Pasyal TV may even unveil its Philippine Espresso, Tea, and Chocolate video produced in partnership with the DOT.
The succeeding legs of Kain Na! will proceed to discover the completely different culinary treasures of the nation. In October, Meals Journeys would be the spotlight, adopted by Sluggish Meals, Sluggish Journey in November, and at last Christmas Cravings in December.
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