Slow Food Event
Food & Cultural Biodiversity
Tan Inong Manufacturing Corporation is eagerly and actively engaging in the upcoming Slow Food event scheduled to take place from November 15 to 18 in Negros Island. This enthusiastic participation is a testament to the corporation's commitment to showcasing and representing its distinguished product, Asin Tibuok.
The Slow Food event provides a unique platform for Tan Inong Manufacturing Corporation to share the rich heritage and exceptional qualities of Asin Tibuok with a wider audience. As representatives of this traditional salt-making craft, the corporation takes pride in contributing to an event that emphasizes the importance of preserving and celebrating local, sustainable, and artisanal food practices.
By actively participating in the Slow Food event, Tan Inong Manufacturing Corporation aims to not only showcase the unique characteristics of Asin Tibuok but also to engage with a community that values the significance of traditional food production. This involvement aligns with the broader ethos of Slow Food, which prioritizes the cultural, environmental, and social aspects of food.
The corporation's presence at the event serves as an opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, share insights into the meticulous process of Asin Tibuok production, and foster a deeper appreciation for this culturally significant product. Furthermore, it allows Tan Inong Manufacturing Corporation to contribute to the promotion of sustainable and local food practices, aligning with the principles of the Slow Food movement.
The corporation's active participation in the Slow Food event is more than a representation; it is a celebration of the heritage, craftsmanship, and cultural importance encapsulated in the production of Asin Tibuok. It is a dynamic engagement with a community that values the unique stories behind traditional foods, and an opportunity to forge connections that extend beyond the confines of the event itself.
This participation signifies a collaborative effort involving various salt makers from the Visayas region through the Slow Food Terra Madre Visayas project is a remarkable initiative brought to fruition with a partnership of distinguished entities and individuals, including Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda, the National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA), the Department of Tourism, the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental, Cong. Kiko Benitez, Mayor Albee Benitez, Slow Food International, and the Slow Food Community in Negros Island.