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Loren cites food tourism potentials

Posted by Michille on April 30th, 2007

Laoag City, Ilocos Norte: GO senatorial candidate Loren Legarda said the country should take advantage of the billion-dollar gastronomical tourism phenomenon now sweeping the world by promoting internationally its various delectable cuisines and delicacies.

“We can put food on the table of hungry Filipinos by getting a bigger slice of the earnings derived from food tourism and the export of our native delicacies,” Loren said.

“Food can solve the hunger problem in more ways than one. At the same time, we will be reinforcing Filipino hospitality for which we are well-known worldwide,” she said.

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