Portion of delicacy sales to benefit town-A A +A
Monday, February 11, 2013
THE Municipality of Liloan will get a share for every purchase of the town’s famous delicacy from Titay’s Liloan Rosquillos & Delicacies, Inc.
For every purchase of Rosquillos Corazon Extra Special Recipe, P2.50 will be given to the municipality of Liloan’s Special Education Fund (SEF) and another P2.50 for Operation Smile Philippines.
Rosquillos Corazon, a new product of Titay’s, is a circular, flower-shaped cookie with a heart-shaped hole in the center. It is the same as Rosquillos classic but with added ingredients.
The new product was introduced yesterday in honor of Corazon Frasco, grandmother of Liloan Mayor Duke Frasco, who started the business with its famous rosquillos.
Rosquillos was first made by Margarita “Titay” Frasco in 1907. She used to give it for free to customers who bought drinks to her.
It was Corazon, daughter of Titay, who introduced the extra special rosquillos as gifts to friends.
Mayor Frasco said Titay’s can produced 20,000 boxes of Rosquillos Corazon every month.
Of the proceeds, P50,000 will be halved and given to the Operation Smile Philippines and SEF of Liloan.
It is projected that by next year they can produce 120,000 boxes per month, which will mean P3.6 million for the town’s SEF and the beneficiary organization.
Each box of the Rosquillos Corazon costs P59.
Titay’s does still have the Rosquillos Classic.
Aljo Fernando Jay Frasco, chief executive officer of Titay’s, said they produce 70,000-80,000 boxes of Rosquillos Classic every month.
Frasco said the municipality’s SEF budget is only P10 million.
This is the budget where the salaries of the local school board teachers (LSBT) are taken.
He said the amount that will be donated by Titay’s will help in hiring more teachers.
Frasco said the amount donated will either be put in the trust fund or to the general fund.
He said the educational needs of Liloan are already identified in the SEF.
There are 51 LSBT in the elementary level and 22 in high school. An additional of 50 teachers is paid under the Mayor’s Office Fund.
The municipality aimed to have 1:45 teacher-student ratio.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on February 11, 2013.