October is a special month for the US especially for the Filipino-American community. It's a time to celebrate our rich culture, heritage, and the countless contributions Filipino-Americans have made to the United States. This Filipino American History Month (FAHM), we want to take a moment to showcase some amazing Fil-Am owned brands that have been spreading the love, culture, and flavors of the Philippines right here in the USA.
Spread The Love: Clean Ingredient Nut Butters & Jams
One inspiring example of a Filipino-American entrepreneur making waves in the food industry is Val Fishbain, the brain and heart behind "Spread The Love." Val's journey began when she moved to the United States from the Philippines at the age of 14. Her passion for clean eating and her Filipino culture inspired her to create a line of clean ingredient nut butters and jams that we all know and love!
Sanzo: Asian-Inspired Sparkling Water
Sanzo is making history in the beverage industry with their Asian-inspired sparkling water made from real fruit and no added sugar. Founded by Queens-born Filipino American Sandro Roco, Sanzo offers a refreshing taste of Asia with flavors like Calamansi, Lychee, and Mango. Not only does Sanzo's commitment to natural ingredients align with our values, but it also brings a piece of the Philippines to your glass, one sip at a time.
Big Boi: Filipino Comfort Food in Los Angeles
For those in Los Angeles or planning to visit, Big Boi is a must-visit Filipino restaurant owned by Chef Barb Batiste. Specializing in Filipino comfort food, Big Boi serves up classic dishes with a modern twist. From crispy lumpia to adobo fried chicken, their menu is a journey through the flavors of the Philippines, and it's a testament to the culinary talent within the Filipino-American community. Big Boi
Fila Manila: Filipino Sauces, Condiments, and Spreads
Fila Manila is a brand dedicated to bottling the essence of Filipino cuisine. Founded by Filipino-American Jake Deleon, Fila Manila offers a range of authentic Filipino sauces, condiments, and spreads that allow you to bring the flavors of the Philippines into your own kitchen. Whether it's the savory adobo sauces or the sweet and tangy banana ketchup, Fila Manila's products are a delightful addition to any meal.
JeanelleEats: Our Favorite Filipino Influencer
What makes @JeanelleEats so special is the passion and creativity that Jeanelle Castro brings to her content on platforms such as YouTube, Instagram and TikTok. Her mouthwatering food videos and engaging storytelling not only make your taste buds tingle but also transport you to the heart of the Philippines. From traditional Filipino recipes to modern interpretations of Filipino classics, Jeanelle has an abundance of videos with her culinary ideas and appreciation for the Philippine culture. Beyond her delectable food videos and recipes, Jeanelle uses her platform to promote Filipino-owned businesses and products.
Enter Spread The Love's Filipino American Heritage Month Giveaway
To make this month even more special, Spread The Love has partnered with these amazing Filipino-owned brands and creators to bring you an exciting giveaway! You have the chance to win a selection of products from Sanzo, Big Boi, Fila Manila, and, of course, our delicious all-natural nut butters and jams.
To enter the giveaway, follow @SpreadTheLove's rules on Instagram now.