New Philippine Stamp: Mama Sita’s Birth Centennial
On January 4th, the Philippine Postal Corporation launched the 100 Years Birth Centenary of Teresita “Mama Sita” Reyes commemorative stamps at the Main Post Office Building in Manila. Postmaster General Joel Otarra, APMG Luis Carlos, Mama Sita’s President Clara Reyes-Lapus and Ramon Reyes initiated the unveiling of the stamps and the ceremonial signing of the First Day Covers.
Kababayan – Ina – Kusinera
“Mama Sita” was the eldest daughter of Doña Engracia “Aling Asiang” Reyes, the founder of Aristocrat Restaurant and regarded as the Grand Old Dame of Philippine restaurateurs.
She founded Marigold Manufacturing Corporation, the company known for pioneering a line of sauces and mixes that brought the taste of the Philippines to Filipinos around the world.
“We are proud to be part of this important milestone in paying tribute to “Mama Sita’s birth centenary” and her untiring effort and dedication of keeping the flavors of Filipino Food one of the world’s best”, Postmaster General Joel Otarra said.
PHLPost has printed 80,000 copies of the stamp which can be purchased at P12.00 each.