HomeUNP Research Journalvol. 18 no. 1 (2009)

Packaging and Labelling Bagnet: an Iloko Food Product from UNESCO World Heritage City of Vigan

Leticia A. Battad | Clara I. Arquelada | Purisima F. Rabang | Aida P. Vecina | Beatriz Ragon

Discipline: Business, Food Technology



The study focused on the packaging and labeling of bagnet, an Ilocano food product from the UNESCO World Heritage City of Vigan. The process in the preparation of bagnet was presented to come out with the indigenous way of handling the food. A key informant interview was implemented to assess the characteristics of the produced sample in terms of the appearance, color, texture, and palatability. The evaluators revealed that based on the characteristics mentioned, it was found out “Outstanding” in all the samples tested. It recommended that further development on the techniques and processes in preservation of the indigenous Ilocano food be employed without sacrificing the uniqueness of the Ilocano products.