CLARK FREEPORT -- A food park featuring home-grown delicacies and products is set to open.
In time for the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and the Yuletide season, the "Mangan Tamu" Pampanga Food Park will open its doors to local and foreign tourists on November 8.
Through the initiative of Clark Development Corporation (CDC), in partnership with the Provincial Government of Pampanga, the food park will promote locally produced products from the province and other areas in Central Luzon, and stimulate tourism growth in the area.
The food park will feature more than 50 local concessionaires including merchants of Comercio Central.
Some of the local products that will be available in the food park include authentic Kapampangan products from Kabigting's, Aling Lucing, Lola Nor's and Chef Sau's Kitchen, among others.
A pasalubong center will also be opened at Mangan Tamu.
A ceremonial opening activity will be held on November 12 to be led by CDC, the Pampanga Provincial Government, the Department of Tourism (DOT), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI, and the local government units (LGUs) of Mabalacat City, Angeles City, Porac, Pampanga, and Bamban and Capas in Tarlac.