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Wellmade Launches Select Soy Sauce and Sukang Puti in VisMin

SELECT Soy Sauce and SELECT Sukang Puti by Wellmade was launched last September 10, 2019 at the Dusit Thani Residence Davao.

14 Sulit Sarap meals by Chef Jauzer 2

Dusit D2 Executive Sous Chef Rauzer Garcia prepared two dishes using the two products launched in these two popular Filipino dishes namely: chicken adobo and pancit guisado.
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Read on to know more about these SELECT cooking products that will surely make your fave Filipino dishes more delicious and loved by your family!

Wellmade Manufacturing Corporation Launches Select Soy Sauce and Sukang Puti in Visayas and Mindanao

Wellmade Manufacturing Corporation is a trusted brand by Filipinos. For 44 years now, the company and the Select brand is synonymous to quality and taste, essential elements of a product that make food taste extra special.

Select is proudly Philippine-made. It is the brands mission is to provide high quality, healthy, cooking products that are affordable to the average Filipino consumer.

“A husband and wife Chinese migrants established Essential Manufacturing in 1975 with Select Soy Sauce and Select Vinegar as the company’s main products. With limited capital, they started a small business with minimal production and distribution limited in Luzon,” said Joseph Charles Cruel, the managing director of Wellmade.

12 Joseph Charles Cruel, Managing Director of Wellmade

“We’re a year short of turning 45 years old. We took small yet sure steps with the company’s growth. This year will be another milestone for Wellmade when the Select products will start its distribution in Visayas and Mindanao,” he said.

Select products has been tried and tested for more than four decades now. It uses a Chinese tradition of fermenting soy sauce, which is passed from generation to generation. The soy sauce is made with with naturally-fermented soy and the vinegar is made from naturally fermented sugar cane.

The high quality raw ingredients and the process makes a big difference in flavor. The Select Soy Sauce has the right degree of saltiness with a hint of sweetness, while the Select Vinegar has that fresh, lightly salted taste to it.

True to the mission of Wellmade, making quality products affordable for all, Wellmade wants Select to be available to the VisMin market.

“In fact, in Luzon, we are priced lower than the brands Select shares the grocery, sari-sari store and even the public market shelves with. The 200ml Select Soy Sauce with Easy Twist Cap is only Php 7.50 while the 200ml Select Sukang Puti with Easy Twist Cap is tagged low at Php 5.35. Price and positioning of the products should be very accessible to everyone. We will make sure it is the same in Visayas and Mindanao,” he added.

With the high quality and safety seal of Select Soy Sauce and Select Sukang Puti now available in the market, every household chef can whip up the favorite family recipes at a lesser cost. Now, that’s Sulit sarap!

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Marco Polo at the Heart of Davao

Mother's Day 2019 Marco Polo Davao at the Heart of Davao

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Heart of Davao.

Treat Mom and your family for a sumptuous dining experience at Marco Polo Davao’s Café Marco, Lotus Court and Polo Bistro.

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Davao Food Crawl at The Good Food Co

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One of my fave home grown restos in our Davao Food Crawl is perhaps The Good Food Co. (TGFC).  I enjoyed our time tasting and eating good food with the company of fun foodie friends.

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The Good Food Co. is a Filipino-Western Fusion restaurant that aims to bring Good Food and Great Company in Davao City.
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TGFC offers choices of good food using quality ingredients from suppliers that are within Davao City and Mindanao. It is a good thing that our local homegrown restos such as them love and support local producers and their products.

Dessert comes first… and since it was around mid afternoon when we were there, I went to taste their Mango and Graham Crepe first. For the love of dessert with mango!

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It has been awhile since I had  freshly made crepe with slices of delicious mango. It was good dessert and perfect for summer time. This one is good for sharing unless you want to indulge in this dessert all on your own.

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The crepe dessert is served with their own home made ice cream.

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Home made vanilla ice cream was gone fast as it was passed around for everyone to taste. They have no stock at that time of their oreo ice cream. I will be back with my boys sometime to try that one. 🙂

For appetizers at TGFC, you can try these…

Buffalo Chicken Wings covered in buffalo hot sauce to spice up your dining adventures with your foodie friends.

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Chicken Quesadilla best to share with friends and family while chatting and catching up on each of your day’s stories. I actually enjoyed these one.
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I ate these chips below alternately with their quesadilla. They have a good dip for it too called aioli or garlic mayo which I assume is made of mashed garlic with mayonnaise and olive oil.

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For pasta lovers, they have these choices for you…

TGFC Carobonara using linguine pasta in a cream sauce topped with bacon bits and parmesan cheese. This is a classic fave pasta  especially by the younger ones.

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Pomodoro with slow simmered tomato sauce topped with basil.

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Aglio y Olio is their classic Italian spaghetti with garlic, shrimp and olive oil. Topped with parmesan cheese. Simple yet delicious!

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I enjoyed these pasta dishes but perhaps the quintessential pasta dish of their aglio y olio was my fave during this particular visit.

Their classic creamy Mushroom Soup with their own twist was the one I kept on getting perhaps most on our visit too.

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I had a craving for one which I satisfied by making at home recently. But I guess this soup got me going as I listened to my companions chatting the afternoon away while we were waiting to go to the next resto.

Seafood Garlic Fricassee is a classic French dish with creamy white sauce. IMG_20190317_162359

TGFC used a mix of seafood instead of the usual chicken.  It is creamy. This dish got me with its creamy sauce.

 For your main course, enjoy their Braised Pork BBQ Ribs. This has been braised for 6 hours and covered in TGFC original barbecue sauce. Served with rice and house salad as a side dish.
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Speaking of salad, when you crave for something healthy and with less guilt, have the TGFC Caesar Salad with grilled chicken breast in cajun seasoning.

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It’s indeed nice to be back in TGFC as this was something I looked forward to in our food crawl! Good food and fun company… what can you ask for? Consistent good food of course for every loyal TGFC customer!

The warm welcome of the very friendly Chef Rolando “Choy” Cebro Lildo III (middle) at TGFC was really appreciated. He also warmly welcomed us in Blah Blah Blah during a previous visit which made a very good impression.

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Because as a customer, you would love dining in a resto especially a proudly home grown Davao resto where the chef enjoys cooking the food and serving that food to diners and loyal customers. The staff are also friendly which I hope remains consistent through and through.

TGFC has mostly the same menu as their Blah Blah Blah resto in JJ’s Commune in Loyola Street of Obrero, except that Blah3x has steak and other dishes not with TGFC menu. So if you are from the south, there is reason to visit and dine their new resto in Obrero too.

Check out the catering packages by the way of TGFC.

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The Good Food Co is located at Row of Restaurants 3 in Matina Town Square (MTS), in Matina, Davao City. It’s on the right side row upon entering the inner part of MTS.

As a GCash user, I was happy to see this at the resto entrance. For those into convenient and cashless payments when dining out.
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Their cute and nicely decorated stairs makes me think always of feeling at home in a cozy home-grown resto.

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Follow Facebook and Instagram accounts of @thegoodfoodco and @blah3xPH to get updates especially when they have promos like the buy 1 take 1 on all their main course dishes recently plus their graduation and summer promos.

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