WATCH: Everyday parent-child moments that will make your heart swell with big love

Jolly Spaghetti’s newest video captures parent-child bonding na walang kasing-sarap

 EVENT - Stage photo.jpg(L-R): Jollibee Philippines Brand Engagement Officer Celina Tan; Jollibee Philippines Brand Manager for Jolly Spaghetti Kat Silvoza; Jollibee Philippines AVP and Marketing Head of Flagship Category Cathleen Capati; parent panelists Melissa Ricks, Tina Lata, Japoy Lizardo, and Delamar Arias with their kids; Jollibee Philippines Assistant Brand Manager Rein Locsin; and Johnjo Paje.

 Alongside unconditional, parental love, nothing compares to the joy-filled smiles of children who are showered by their parents with love and affection.


In a new video that’s sure to melt your heart, Jollibee presents the small, tender moments shared by parents and their children everyday. Filled with slices of daily life that many modern Filipino parents can relate to, this new video’s sweet-sarap moments are complemented by a classic favorite that has captured the hearts of Pinoy kids of different generations: Jolly Spaghetti.

moments that will definitely make your heart feel full. It shows parents making the most of the time they spend with their children by making everyday activities such as playtime, snack time, bath time, and bedtime more fun and memorable.


“The latest Jolly Spaghetti video is our tribute to Filipino parents who tirelessly find ways to connect and bond with their children,even in the smallest ways like sharing their favorite sweet-sarap treat,” said Cathleen Capati, Jollibee AVP for Marketing – Flagship Category. “Childhood always goes by so fast and for parents, it’s important to enjoy and cherish every moment with our children.”


For decades, Jolly Spaghetti has always been a delight for Pinoy kids of all ages. A pioneering fast-food offering that perfectly captures the Filipino palate, Jolly Spaghetti boasts of a unique sweet-sarap sauce, meaty hotdog slices, and a generous sprinkling of grated cheese on top of freshly prepared noodles


“We at Jollibee hope that this video inspires parents to make even the simplest day-to-day activities, such as enjoying a common favorite like Jolly Spaghetti, a means to connect with their kids for that bonding na walang kasing-sarap,” concluded Capati.



Make each bonding moment sweet-sarap with the Jolly Spaghetti Family Pan for P199 only, good for sharing with the family! The Jolly Spaghetti Family Pan is available for dine-in, take-out, drive-thru, and delivery transactions in Jollibee stores nationwide. For more heartwarming stories and information on the Philippines’ number one fast-food brand, like Jollibee Philippines on Facebook, subscribe to Jollibee Philippines on YouTube, and follow @Jollibee on Twitter and Instagram.

3 Spectacularly Delicious Treats from McDonald’s This Holiday Season!

Holidays are all about cherishing special moments with family and friends and enjoying the comfort of your fruits of labor after a great year.

McDonald’s makes every moment more special and meaningful this holiday season with not just one, but three exciting treats for every kind of craving!



2018 McNuggets Bundle w new sauces



Chicken McNuggets fans are in for a treat this holiday season as McDonald’s introduces two new sauce flavors, as alternatives to their favorite BBQ and Sweet & Sour sauces. Get ready to dip your crunchy yet tender McNuggets in the new  Cheesy Jalapeño and Sweet Curry Mayo sauces!

Looking for a bit of spice tendered by the creamy saltiness of cheese? Cheesy Jalapeño will be your dip! For a more tangy burst of flavor with a twist, then Sweet Curry Mayo will be for you. Schedule that next McDonald’s trip soon or get it via McDelivery since it’s available for a limited time only!


Enjoy these exciting new McNuggets sauces on your own as a value meal, or with friends and family as a box of 20, paired with McDonald’s World Famous Fries and drinks. And since the holiday season is all about sharing, celebrate with a McNuggets McShare Bundle dipped in the new Cheesy Jalapeño and Sweet Curry Mayo sauces in your next Christmas get-together!




It’s finally here! This holiday season, treat yourself with the much-awaited McFlurry with Milo! Indulge in this dessert featuring McDonald’s perfectly blended creamy soft-serve mixed with Milo’s malty chocolate-y goodness.



Holiday Sundae Your Way


It’s a busy time this holiday season with all the gift-buying and last-minute shopping for friends and family. But don’t forget to  indulge yourself even while on the go with McDonald’s Sundae Your Way, available in all McDonald’s Sundae & McFloat Stations! It’s a super sweet treat for you as Sundae Your Way comes with new mouth-watering syrups – Hazelnut Brownie, Cookie Dough, and Buttercream. With these three new flavors, you can now mix and match a total of nine toppings with soft serve ice cream to create your perfect sundae!

It’s definitely a celebration of new flavors at McDonald’s with all the holiday treats in store for you, your friends, and your family! You can share your holiday experience by tagging @McDo_PH on Twitter and Instagram. For more information on McDonald’s holiday offers, visit or follow McDonald’s Philippines’ Facebook page,


The Jollibee Ube Pie you’re craving for is back!

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Indulge in ube goodness once again with the much talked about dessert pie

Yes, it’s true. The instant hit dessert that made waves on social media and various sites is back and ready for your taste buds. Jollibee’s Ube Pie is back this November, and for a limited time only.


There’s no more dreaming about when you might taste its crispy golden crust together with the sweet and real ube filling. You can simply order the Jollibee Ube Pie dine-in, take-out, drive-thru, and via delivery.


“When we launched the Jollibee Ube Pie last May, the sales and the demand was so great. It was so well loved that we knew we just had to bring it back for our customers,” said Kay Segismundo, Jollibee Senior Marketing Manager for Complementary Products. “We wanted to bring back the joy to all the ube-lovers and to allow those who have yet to try this delicious dessert to join in on the delight.”


Ube, or purple yam, has been featured by no less than GQ magazine and Huffpost as the dessert flavor that’s about to rock the international scene. Its sweet taste and all-natural intense purple color is both unique and instantly enticing. Best of all, it’s healthy.


Of course Filipinos don’t need to be reminded of just how mouthwatering ube is—that’s why we’re always craving for it! Whether it’s to finish of a yummy meal or just a sweet snack to tide you over, the Jollibee Ube Pie will satisfy your appetite.


Drop by your favorite Jollibee store for the return of the Ube Pie! Your favorite Ube Pie is now available in all Jollibee stores nationwide for dine-in, take-out, drive-thru, or delivery. The Ube Pie retails for P29 for a Solo Pack and P82 for a Trio Pack.


For more information on Jollibee’s latest products and promotions, like Jollibee Philippines on Facebook or follow @Jollibee on Twitter and Instagram.

Why Mang Inasal’s Chicken Inasal is the action flick you’ll never get tired of watching

Mang Inasal, the country’s leading Pinoy BBQ quick service restaurant, is a blockbuster hit in many ways. After only 15 years, it was able to grow its number of stores to 500. The key driver to this phenomenal growth is its star-studded menu topbilled by its best-selling Chicken Inasal. Get to know why the country’s No.1 Chicken Inasal is the bomb.

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  • The meat chosen for your favorite grilled chicken is top caliber – guaranteed to be of high quality to satisfy your action-star appetite and give the energy you need for that next action-packed moves.
  • Nuot sa ihaw sarap, Mang Inasal Chicken Inasal is an explosion of flavors that appeal to Filipinos’ taste buds with its special marinade and basting sauce made of secret spices covering the entire chicken.
  • Inihaw to perfection, Mang Inasal Chicken Inasal is the result of the exciting and thrilling inihaw or grilling process that the chicken undergoes under blazing flame and ambers.
  • It is 2-in-1 sa laki, with its serving of quarter chicken being thigh and leg parts combined, to quash your hunger and quell all your cravings for a delicious and fulfilling meal.
  • Maaksyon sa sarap, it is the favorite of Primetime King Coco Martin, who swears by its 2-in-1 sa Laki, Nuot sa Ihaw Sarap.

Last but not the least, with Mang Inasal Chicken Inasal’s exciting taste na malakas ang datingmapapalaban ka sa sarap ng kainan. You will just keep coming back for more!

Be a #GenYesMom with Nido 3+/5+ Milk!

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NIDO® 3+ and 5+ empowers parents to say YES and LET GO of their kids, letting them explore, learn, and appreciate the real world through fun, educational, role-playing activities. Just in time for National Children’s Month, NIDO® 3+ and 5+ in partnership with KidZania Manila presents theNIDO® 3+/5+ City Challenge.

“We really took into consideration the various learning aspects that growing kids need for their age bracket,” says Missy Ayson, Vice President and Lead Consumer Marketing Manager for NIDO® Growing-Up Milks. “And with the NIDO® 3+/5+ City Challenge, we are giving parents the opportunity to develop their children’s social skills, analytical comprehension, adaptability, and more while allowing them to bond together in the process.“


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The NIDO® 3+/5+ City Challenge features a series of strategically-designed activities that aim to help parents guide their growing-up kids in performing basic to difficult tasks. The KidZania activities include the Bookstore, Window Washing, Acting Academy, Police Station and CSI, and Farm House. Each of these challenges come with three levels depending on who’s performing the task: parent and kid for Beginners, individual mom or dad and kid for Intermediate, and kid only for Expert. By going through each level, parents become more confident and accepting in letting go of their little ones, for them to slowly learn how to manage on their own, giving way for their self-help and adaptive skills to improve. A corresponding number of stamps is earned after successfully completing each level, and exciting prizes await those who can collect a total of ten stamps.

Activities within the NIDO® 3+/5+ City Challenge highlight specific learning processes important to kids in their crucial growing-up years, while giving parents the unique opportunity to be a part of it through their guidance. Socio-emotional development, for one, is promoted through challenges where parents and kids team up together, establishing good working relationships while teaching kids to manage their emotions.


Language skills are also promoted as parents and kids would need to effectively communicate with each other to complete the challenges, while cognitive skills are further enhanced through tasks the require problem solving, reasoning, memory, and decision making.

In addition, parents will also be able to aid their kids in exercising their motor skills with the various movements involved in the challenges, which range from dancing and carrying or delivering of goods, to fine motor movements such as writing.

The NIDO® 3+/5+ City Challenge will run from November to December 2018 at KidZania Manila, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.


Confidence to say YES and LET GO

NIDO® 3+ and 5+ are the only growing-up milk brands developed with Lactobacillus PROTECTUS®, featuring L. Rhamnosus which is an advanced probiotic strain that helps protect children’s tummies and helps build their upper respiratory tract defense against germs that bring about common coughs and colds. Each glass ofNIDO® 3+ and 5+ contains millions of this good bacteria, so parents are assured that their children receives the protection from within that they deserve and need.

To further boost their immune system, both NIDO® 3+ and 5+ contain Iron, Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamin C, as well as Vitamin A, B, D, Calcium, and Protein to promote proper growth and development. Not to mention DHA, a building block for the brain.


NIDO® 3+ and 5+ are tailored fit to meet the nutritional needs of kids in their crucial growing up years, packed with all the essential nutrients and more, giving parents the confidence to say yes and let go. Choose the #1 milk, choose NIDO® 3+ and 5+. For more information, visit

Scarlet Snow Belo’s Swiss Discovery with Nestlé NANKID

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Exploring new parts of the world is an extraordinary experience. Whether it’s a weekend trip to a beach, or heading off to another continent, there’s always something new to discover, experience and learn.


Imagine the excitement that Scarlet Snow Belo, daughter of Dra. Vicky Belo and Dr. Hayden Kho, experienced when she recently went on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to the Nestle Headquarters in Switzerland. The sprawling center with breathtaking views of the Swiss Alps, is where world class products especially made for growing children are developed. Scarlet Snow excitedly explored the various rooms and instruments that were used in different scientific studies and discovered many new things in the headquarters.

Best of all, Scarlet Snow had the opportunity to meet the brilliant science experts and big bosses who work in the headquarters like Alex Keller, the Global Category Head of Nestle Infant and Growing Up Milks, and Marco Turini, Global Head for Scientific Affairs for Nestle. The experts, in turn, were happy to meet their little visitor, as they patiently explained their latest innovations to her, including how they engineered Scarlet Snow’s milk, Nestle NANKID.


They began with the milk formulation to explain why Nestle NANKID is adapted for kids. They showed how all the essential vitamins, minerals and DHA are present in the milk. They also taught her that there is no added sucrose (table sugar) to make sure it is a healthy choice for kids.


Scarlet Snow then learned that protein is one of the most important nutrients for a child’s growth and development, contributing to the building of brain, muscles, and body. The optimized protein found in Nestle NANKID is high quality, low quantity protein that is optimal for weight and development advantage.


But Nestle NANKID doesn’t stop at just providing the right vitamins and optimized proteins. As Scarlet Snow learned, Nestle NANKID also has probiotics! This keeps her digestive system strong and healthy as it fights the bad bacteria in her stomach.


Listening intently, Scarlet Snow discovered that all good things she gets from her favorite milk helps her grow up to be future ready. Childhood is all about learning, growing, and experiencing new things. Every experience contributes to a child’s


mental, emotional and over-all development. Along with proper nutrition, especially one that has optimized protein such as Nestle NANKID, growing children can achieve their fullest potentials. This is the message behind Scarlet Snow’s webisodes, which also emphasizes the role that parents play in reshaping the future of their growing children.


As parents, you possess the power to #ReShapetheFuture of your children. Watch the webisodes to see how Scarlet Snow, with the support of her parents and with NANKID, is well positioned to become the best that she can become in the future.


Discover Scarlet Snow’s Switzerland journey and catch all the episodes on Nankid’s Facebook Page – .




Powdered milk drinks suited for healthy children above 3 years of age, NANKID® OPTIPRO® FOUR and NANKID® OPTIPRO® HW FOUR are formulated with optimized protein to ensure optimal weight advantage and optimal development advantage. NANKID® OPTIPRO® HW FOUR also contains partially hydrolyzed whey, clinically proven to reduce the risk of allergies.

Rediscover the joy of eating with hands through Safeguard’s latest film

Feasting with our bare hands is probably one of the most loved of Filipino traditions. And for most Filipinos, eating with hands evokes positive thoughts, brings back great childhood memories, and even makes food taste better.

But if you are like most Filipinos, you probably have not eaten using your hands in a long time. With the convenience of utensils and hygiene concerns, most people opt not to eat with their hands anytime, anywhere. The embarrassment and self-consciousness of being caught eating with one’s hands have prevented many of us from enjoying that way of eating as often as we want.

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To let people rediscover the joy of eating with hands, Safeguard Philippines released a new film titled The Dinner. Starring Boy Abunda, AiAi delas Alas, Bianca Gonzalez, Tessa Prieto-Valdes, Neri Miranda, James Deakin, LA Tenorio, Drew Arellano and Chef JP Anglo, the film revolved around these showbiz personalities enjoying a full course meal of Filipino dishes with a twist— they all had to eat with their hands—as they bond over a shared heritage and reminisce how going kamayan is something that all Filipinos should be proud of.

Shot without a script and in just one take, the film captured the celebrities’ real and natural reactions to the experience of eating using their hands. The reactions ranged from pure shock to perplexion when the waiters took away their utensils.

James Deakin says, “This is the oddest thing I think I’ve ever done”, while LA Tenorio wonders, “what’s going to happen here?”.

But over the course of the dinner, as conversations break out and guests start enjoying their meal kamayan-style, the uneasiness gave way to meaningful talks and bonding.

The celebrities delved into deeper conversations and talked more about the barriers that come in the way of Filipinos eating with hands more often. Boy Abunda asked, “Ano ba mga stigmas ‘pag nagkakamay?”. Neri Miranda answered, ““Nakakahiya naman diba. Kasi grabe naman – nagugutuman? Parang ganoon.

Despite the reasons that hinder Filipinos from going kamayan, one cannot deny the fact that there is really something special when you eat with your bare hands. “The taste of food changes when you eat with your hands. Everything is about the senses, right? You have the sense of smell, taste and touch when you eat with your hands. So, the whole experience is improved” shared James Deakin.

LA Tenorio adds “Kahit after practice nagkakamayan kami. May ibang lasa eh.” This depicts how eating with your hands is a way to bond and have fun with family and friends– which was very evident when the celebrities engaged in conversations and freely ate with their hands, finishing off even licking their fingers.

Boy Abunda then told to the group, “Earlier, when we were starting, we were all so stiff. Ngayon, wala na. Hahaha!”

Apart from showing how using your hands to eat food can bring about comfort toward the people around us and make the food taste better, the film showed how clean hands enable richer experiences.

“Clean hands as a result of proper handwashing is Safeguard’s pabaon to the nation. Through our latest film, Safeguard not only recognizes the health benefits of handwashing but it also wants to remind people of the joys that eating kamayan-style can bring. It is a celebration of the Filipino heritage that is made even more worthwhile with clean hands and allows us to create richer experiences with our loved ones.” said says Alex Vogler, Associate Director, Digital Transformation & Brand Communications for Procter & Gamble’s Beauty Division in Asia Pacific.

At the end of the video, the awkward moments among the celebrities gives way to genuine camaraderie. This shows how eating using one’s bare hands can bring about a sense of goodwill and bonding over meals which makes the food taste better, and the experience more satisfying.

Join the conversation and share with us your favorite moments eating with hands online with the hashtag #GoKamayan and #Safeguard. Watch “The Dinner” on Safeguard’s  Facebook and YouTube!

Learn more about #GoKamayan on Safeguard’s official website.