MANUFACTURING ACTIVITIES IN TUGUEGARAO CITY AS OF 2015
1. CACAO BALLS
- This is a product made of cacao, which is used for “champorado” a snack item mixed with glutinous rice. Cacao balls are manufactured in Barangay Capatan. The market for this product are the local groceries in Tuguegarao City and part of the volume of production is SM Shoe Mart in Metro Manila.
2. BAKED PEANUTS
- A product of Barangay Pallua Norte. It is sold in Tuguegarao City, specifically the schools colleges and universities. It also serves as a snack item.
- The product’s raw material is carabao hide, dried and processed to come up with a chicharaon, crispy and very tempting snack item specially with spicy vinegar. Again this is a snack item. Market of this product is national. It goes as far as Visayas and the entire of Luzon. The production center of chicharabao and other snack items including meat products is located in Barangay Larion Bajo.
4. DAIRY PRODUCTS
- Carabao’s milk products such as: pastillas, milk candy, pasteurized milk and other milk products. This is being supported by The Philippine Carabao Industry located in Barangay Namabbalan Norte.
- This industry has been the livelihood of the barangay in decades. Every household has its own blacksmithing activity with common products such as bolo, tabas, knives, ax, and the like. Their raw materials are bought from different bus and mini-bus companies that has spare part called “molye” not in use anymore and sold to the blacksmiths at a very minimal amount on a per kilo basis. These products are sold regionwide. The production area is the entire Barangay Larion Bajo.
6. BASKET WEAVING INDUSTRY
- These baskets are made of dried water lilies or water hyacinths. Products are also sold locally. Due to abundance of the raw materials, it became a livelihood activity of nearby barangays like Caritan Centro, Caritan Norte and Sur.
7. CECARIO’S PRODUCTS
- This is a sole proprietorship business. Its products are novel because more of the elite population in Metro Manila and abroad buys the product. Their product lines are crispy garlic in oil, spicy vinegar and other condiments that are appetizers. It is all over groceries and stores in Tuguegarao City and accepts orders from customers in and outside region 02.