War of the vinegars

Originally written by:  Jeymi D. Reyes – @inquirerdotnet Posted on: July 31, 2020 Check the full content here: https://business.inquirer.net/ The Iligan City-based Suka Pinakurat is the brainchild of Rene Jose B. Stuart del Rosario, who created his own special concoction using a base of natural coconut sap vinegar mixed with chillies and other secret ingredients. He was […]

‘Suka Pinakurat’ produces ethyl alcohol for fight against COVID-19

Originally written by: CDODev Admin Posted on: April 17, 2020 Check the full content here: http://www.cdodev.com/ The makers of Iligan’s famed “Suka Pinakurat” has produced 58 liters of 70% ethyl alcohol out of its own laboratory which they donated to the City Government of Iligan as it continues the fight against COVID-19.

All The Different Filipino Vinegars + How To Use Them

Originally written by: JASPER CASTRO Posted on: March 12, 2019 Check the full content here: https://www.yummy.ph/ Acid-it’s a taste all Filipinos are well acquainted with but also take for granted. No Filipino kitchen cupboard can exist without vinegar. Adobo is only possible through the magical properties of vinegar. Vinegar, because of its acidity, livens up the flavor, disrupts cloying […]

Pasalubong – Iligan City, Part II

Originally written by: wanderingbakya Posted on: October 16, 2017 Check the full content here: https://wanderingbakya.com/ Based on an unscientific study I made during my trips to Iligan City, the top three pasalubong from Iligan City are lechon, Cheding’s peanuts, and Pinakurat vinegar. With the lechon an impossibility and Cheding’s peanuts safely stowed in my bag, the only thing left […]

5 Unique Filipino Ingredients and What They Taste Like

Originally written by: Chef Jose ‘Chele’ Gonzalez Check the full content here: https://guide.michelin.com/   Just ask chef Jose ‘Chele’ Gonzalez of Gallery Vask in Taguig City, the Philippines. The Spanish chef has to go out of his way to get indigenous Filipino ingredients, even working with tribesmen to secure enough supplies for his restaurant. His aim? To […]

Pinakurat: Sawsawan ng Bayan

Originally written by: ironchefjabes Posted on: June 10, 2007 at 6:10AM Check the full content here: http://ironchefjabes.page.ph/   Coming home from one of his business trips to the provinces, Papa brought home a bottle of what looked to be vinegar with a curious name: Pinakurat – Sawsawan ng Bayan. Interesting. It was from Iligan. Up […]


Originally written by: diplomaticwife Posted on: February 7, 2012 Check the full content here: https://undiplomaticwife.com/ There are many things to buy in Iligan if you are in the know. Mostly when people thing of pasalubong from Iligan it is almost always Chedeng Peanuts (famous for being so tasty without being greasy and salty). But my favorite pasalubongs […]

House probes “Sukang Pinakurat” trade war

Originally written by: RG Cruz, ABS-CBN News Posted on: December 14, 2010 at 5:09PM Check the full content here: https://news.abs-cbn.com/   MANILA, Philippines – Competition has apparently turned sour literally between a condiments giant and a startup competitor over sukang pinakurat, a special variety of spicy vinegar. Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casino, chairman of the House […]

Iligan Food Products Excite Global Palate.

Posted on: September 5, 2009 at 8:40PM Check the full content here: http://www.malaya.com.ph/sep25/livi1.htm The Philippines is filled with food treasures yet to be found. Lanao del Norte, a small province in Northern Mindanao for one, has been conquering the global palate for its suka pinakurat or spicy coco vinegar. “What is good about pinakurat is […]

Pinakurat is coming soon to USA!

Originally written by: Nathan Yap Posted on: April 2, 2009 at 17:54   In July 2007, Green Gold Gourmet and FBC Worldwide have forged a partnership that will finally bring Pinakurat to the US market! Since their initial meeting, FBC Worldwide has been going through an extensive and complex approval process with the US Federal […]