Mama Emz Food Products manufactures local delicacies/desserts such as Peanut Butter, Yema Spread, Polvoron, and Pastillas. Established in 2018 in Balintocatoc, Santiago City, Mama Emz Food Products has expanded provincially in Isabela, Philippines.
“If you have a dream, strive for it” This is the thoughts of Mrs. Alona N. Lajola, the owner of Mama Emz Food Products, to guide her to succeed and grow in her business. Being poor leads her to make a profit.
It was the year 2016 when she starts assisting her Nanay Chitz in selling and making Yema Palaman (Spread). Until it came to the point that she wants to start and have her own business. Having a piece of knowledge and experience in cooking and selling, she decided to start her own business with a capital of P5, 000 where she borrowed in a private lending company.
She starts with only a carton of condensed milk (24 cans) that can make up to 44 jars Yema Palaman (Spread). It comes after was Peanut butter and named it Mama Emz peanut butter.
Things weren’t easy for her to get the perfect taste of the product. She does everything until she perfects the mixture so it can be enjoyed and loved by the consumers.
April 4, 2018, when Mama Emz Food Product was registered in DTI and start to make new additional products like special Polvoron with Graham and Yema Pastillas.
Currently, her two daughters are helping her with cooking and preparing the products. She did have a business partner who takes her products and have it in direct selling.
At this time, her business is in good condition. Even if she has a low or high sale and profit, she must have the determination and fortitude.
With the constant help of DTI, she has come to attend every seminars and training with diligence so that she can acquire more knowledge in running Mama Emz Food Product business.