Farmers Market at Araneta City helps
you get a taste of the festival in this “new normal” setup
Did you know that Camiguin province
celebrates Lanzones Festival every third week of October? It is a grand
festivity filled with colorful street dances, crowding tourists from all parts
of the country and of the world, and an abundance of the province’s
But because of the restrictions
in mass gatherings brought by the current pandemic, no local and international
tourists are allowed to set foot on their beautiful Island this year. All
festival activities this year are made virtual through Camiguin’s social media
While there is no opportunity
to try out Camiguin’s freshly-picked lanzones in this year’s festival, the City
of Firsts got you covered! Farmers Market in Araneta City overflows with
freshly-delivered lanzones from Camiguin (and even from Davao City and Bangkok),
with prices ranging from Php 100-200 per kilo.
Lanzones is a rare fruit found
only in tropical countries like the Philippines. It is considered rare, as
countries like the US still needs to import this humble fruit from us.
Aside from its rarity, lanzones
is packed with nutrients that can help our body get stronger and healthier. It
is rich in fiber that helps ease our digestive and cardiovascular systems. It
has lots of antioxidants called polyphenol that helps slow our aging process
and help illnesses like diabetes and various types of cancer.
It is also rich in Vitamin B3
that helps get rid of bad cholesterol and decreases the risk of cardiovascular
disease, Vitamin B2 that helps improve the nervous system and ease headaches, and
Vitamin A that is good for the skin and eyes.
Visit Farmers Market now to buy
your fresh lanzones, or use the Araneta City Assist online service to shop your
fresh produce from the safety of your homes. Enjoy the fruit while watching the
full Lanzones Festival experience online at https://www.facebook.com/lanzonesfestival.
Araneta City Assist is your digital link to any
participating City of Firsts store for a hassle-free and safe purchase and delivery
of your favorites. Experience a new level of
convenience in shopping with the Araneta City Assist now!