Maasin City located at the province of Leyte is establishing its name on various industry. One of which is the Abaca Industry. Being prominent as the leading source of the sturdy abaca twine called lapnis which is woven into strong lanot rope, Maasinhons made use of it on making various Abaca products. This makes their abaca products one of its kinds and absolutely a world class one. With in fact Maasin City is the leading producer of abaca fiber, abaca textile variety and abaca native handicrafts that have penetrated national and international markets.
Maasin also has marked its name on copra and coffee industry. The place is also popular with ceramics and delicacies such as salvaro, sortidos, otap, bocarillo, tres marais (bodbod), kalamay, hopia pinaypay and the famous "turnos" (ginamos orinun-onan).
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Christine Gresola-LNU ABCom Intern