Media Watch: University Bazaar Special

The University Christmas Bazaar is located at the two parking lots near Gate 1. A variety of products are being sold ranging from food to clothing and bags and even plants.

Budget friendly items

Tambayan Pandesal Booth offers bread for as low as 5 to 6 pesos. A pizza value meal is also being sold at Patricia’s Pizza for 30 pesos and 85 pesos per box with 8 slices of pizza. Another booth, Annlisson, offers frappe for as low as 50 pesos for regular serving and 75 for the large ones.

Mamita’s, owned by Felicidad Peres,have been joining the Bazaar for almost five years. Their best seller is the Pocket bread with two variants: Ham N’Cheese and Pork for 25 to 30 pesos.

Sweets are also being offered at the Bazaar. For one, Tiendes Caviteños is known for its Tahong crackers, originally made from Cavite and Laguna according to Grace Estopia, owner. Other products include chocolate chips and a variety of candies good for afternoon snacks and pasalubong for everybody.

Healthier options

The Lemon Malunggay juice is being offered at the University Chrsitmas Bazaar. According to the booth owner, Mr Daligdig, their Lemon Malunggay Juice contains Malunggay extract, Calamansi extract, and Lemon Juice which is good for blood circulation. Prices range from 25 pesos for medium size and 35 pesos for the large size.

Hannah Torres of M Salada Booth shared that it took them 2 years to come up with healthier empanadas without sacrificing the taste. Chicken salad and Tuna salad, being their best sellers, are made healthier because of the vegetables added.

Lasallian Products

Products such as jackets and T-shirts are being sold at 600 pesos and 350-420 pesos respectively, which is of the same price with the Animo shop according to Ms. Michelle. Their booth is located at the DLSU-D parking lot near gate 1.

Plants

According to the plant exhibitor, they are invited by LCDC and have been joining the University Bazaars for six years already. Their best seller is the cactus and the air plants. Prices ranges from 16 to 600 pesos.

In terms of sanitation, the Bazaar is currently being maintained neat by the Almers and Store owners by having their own trash bins and voluntarily cleaning their own booth space.

The accumulated funds from the Christmas Bazaar will go to scholars, La Salle Recovery Rehabilitation, and Disaster and Relief fund according to Rona Alayon, project head from Lasallian Community Development Center (LCDC).

The Christmas Bazaar is open to Lasallians from 8am to 6pm. Outsiders are also allowed to visit the booths given that they present a valid I.D. upon entering the campus for security purposes.

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