The origin of adobo has produced much debate among casual eaters who wonder how the so-called Filipino national dish can have a distinctly Spanish name and in its most popular preparation use the very Chinese ingredient that is soy sauce. CNN recently weighed in and casually declared that adobo is of Mexican origin…
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Despite the fact that San Miguel Philippines created the Magnolia Ice Cream brand in the 1920s, SMC is prohibited from selling its Pinoy ice cream in the USA under the Magnolia name. Why? Because the Quesada family (Ramar company) trademarked the Magnolia logo for their own exclusive use!!
In a recent statement, Ramar Foods asserts that it owns the incontestable rights to the Magnolia brand for ice cream and meats in the United States.
Sure it’s legal, but it’s not ethical.
Any rational person who hears of the details of the OMGpeke scandal understands the situation clearly. “United States trademark law allows it, but it doesn’t mean it’s ethical.”
Some like to eat dogmeat raw, ony slightly seared on the skin, and with a sawsawan made out of uncooked liver mashed with vinegar, garlic and onions.
Others like their azucena fully cooked, adobo-style, with a handful of hot red peppers. Raw dogmeat is served with gin, and adobo dogmeat is served with beer.
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