Pinoy Candies and Snacks From 80s to 90s That Are Still Available Today

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24. Mini Colored Puto Seko – If you are tired of those plain white Puto Seko , then you might find these melt in your mouth colorful mini puto seko more enjoyable! These colorful puto seko has been around since early 80s and they are still available today but in a smaller quantity and lesser colors too! I’m sure many of you still remember this iconic pinoy snack!
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25. Haw Flakes – I still remember playing with this iconic Chinese delicacy with my friends. I used to pretend that I am a priest and these haw flakes are my hostia (sacramental bread). Haw Flakes are made from the fruit of the Chinese hawthorn. It is also notable for its unique packaging where the flakes are packaged in cylindrical stacks with label art resemblant of Chinese fireworks.P5065084t

26. Balikutsa – You might have known this well known Ilocano treat for its curled shape but these yummy and ultra sweet candies are also available in stick-like shapes too. Balikutsa is basically a hard candy made  from cooked, molten and sticky sugarcane mollasses. Some people used to pair this sweet treat with their coffee while others oddly pair it with rice!

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27. Belekoy – If Ilocos has Balikutsa, then Bulacan has Belekoy! This is made from flour, sugar, vanilla and covered with sugar bits. It is notable for its super chewy texture. Some variants are even covered with sesame seeds. You might have been tagged as “makunat pa sa belekoy” by your friends! (an expression referring to a person who is very serious in penny pinching.P5065086t

28. L.A.L.A Milky Chocolate – L.A.L.A is not a name of a little girl but is actually an acronym that stands for the four name of people who are behind this iconic Pastillas Chocolate treat – Louie, Arlene, Leonisa and Arlete. Lala has become a staple item in any sari-sari store after many decades, the classic pinoy treat is still available and still bein manufactured by the same company.P5065087t

29. Ovalteenies (Ovaltine) Malt Candy – During the time that Milo and Ovaltine are in strict competition, Ovaltine came up with this sweet malt chocolate pellets similar to ALMO. They are formerly known as Ovaltinees and I still remember that memorable tv commercial featuring their mascot. Today, Ovaltinees are simply named Ovaltine and they are still available in your leading supermarkets!

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