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Nang Palang’s Buko Pie

Nang Palang’s Buko pie is Oton’s pride and is a well-known pasalubong for tourists when in the area.

Started in 1972 by Mrs. Elena Tingson, the pie has become a favorite of many Ilonggos. It has become synonymous not only to Oton but to Iloilo. Ninety percent of their sales daily come from selling buko pie which they can dispose a number of 300 boxes daily.

There are also variations of the pie, which are similar but use slightly different ingredients, such as buko-pandan, egg, mango, pineapple, buko-langka, buko-pina, ube and chicken. They use only the freshest ingredients, which is why their pies differ from any other available in the market, as it is thick and sticky. They also sell bibingka, cassava cake and processed food as well.

For orders and for a quick tour at their processing area, please contact Mrs. Elena Tingson at (033) 3360954 or 09398046202.

Nito Products

Nito is a type of vine that grows clinging on trees and rocks. To use the vine, it must be gathered and then expose to sunlight to dry.

As an art material, it does not need to be treated by soaking, scraping or hacking processes to enhance its natural beauty and color. The elements are mostly flat flexible strips popular for in matting. The weavers of Nagpana uses nito to produce beautiful baskets, hats, bags, coin purses, coasters, placemats, bracelets and even rings.

Nito weaving is this Barotac Viejo community is the primary means of increasing their income. In fact, they organized themselves as The Nagpana Nito Weavers Group that was established in 2005.