One of the “vintage” Filipino candies made by Columbia’s Philippines. The flavors in their original 50-piece bag are Grape, Lemon, Orange, and Strawberry. Their “Tropical Fruits” collection consists of Mango, Tamarind, Lychee and Ponkan flavors.
The White Rabbit brand of milk candy is not an original Filipino product but of Chinese origin, yet has been widely enjoyed in the Philippines for decades. This “creamy candy” is white, with a soft, chewy texture.
Photo by Toyang Noresa of Spicy Tamarind Champoy from Batangas. Champoy is traditionally made not with tamarind, but yangmei fruit. And do you remember the Champoy theme song? We have the recording and lyrics!
Bobot Candy-Coated Peanuts… “vintage” Filipino candies from the 1990s. Made by Highland Confectionery Mfg. Inc. in Mandaue City, Philippines. Sold in packs containing 24 small packages, each containing four nuts.
Choco Mangga is a product of Vermedes Inc, makers of R&M Preserves. Mangga is the Tagalog word for mango. Choco Mangga is strips of chewy dried mango dipped in chocolate. There are two variants of Choco Mangga — dipped in dark chocolate or white chocolate.