Saturday, May 21, 2016

Jollibee introduces its new batch of Yumbassadors



Jollibee’s new batch of Yumbassadors is a roster of millennials representing various fields and industries, each with unique accomplishments that serve as an inspiration to their peers. These achievers continuously trail blaze in their respective fields serving as role models for today's generation Y.

Among these are international model Kelsey Merritt, Cropital founder Rachel de Villa, kid genius and inventor Angelo Casimiro, poet and spoken word artist Juan Miguel Severo, model and agricultural entrepreneur Jairus Ferrer, outstanding student Christopher Valentin, record-breaking runner Mea Gey NiƱura, world-famous girl group 4th Impact, and F1 racer Marlon Stockinger.



"This year's batch of Yumbassadors are proof of how millenials are---passionate, driven, determined, and always going for the best. The Gen Y or #ProudGenYum are impressive individuals and each of them are out to change the world," related Jollibee Philippines' Marketing Head and Global Brand Chief Marketing Officer Francis Flores.

"Jollibee puts outmost value on excellence and we've always striven to recognize those who manifest it," he added. "Our Yumbassadors were chosen because of their passion for langhap-sarap ng buhay. They do not settle for mediocrity. They welcome challenges as opportunities to grow and become better people. I am confident that their individual journeys and success stories will inspire many young people."



Do check out Jollibee Philippines' YouTube channel to know more on its world-class roster of Yumbassadors.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Caltex lets you experience the Power of X at SM Mall of Asia



Caltex transformed the MOA Atrium into the X-Men School for Gifted Youngsters at the launch of new Delo® Sports with ISOSYN® Technology earlier today in a power-packed event. It now hosts fun and exciting activities for X-men fanatics and mall-goers, wherein they get a chance to win exclusive X-Men gift bags.



Participants had fun burning rubber in the Race to The Power of X arcade experience. Force was certainly strong with this arcade racing game!

Challenging landscapes and dizzying speed puts fun in this a fast-paced game experience. They also released their strength in the Release the Power of X hammer game and tested their minds in the Match the Power of X challenge. They also had their selfies with your favorite X-Men characters taken at the photo booth.

The latest addition to Caltex's Diesel Engine Oil product family is specifically designed for SUVs and pick-up trucks. Delo® Sports with ISOSYN® Technology provides enhanced engine protection and power even under the most challenging of driving conditions.


It has high oxidation stability, excellent dispersancy and anti-wear characteristics that help extend engine life. It provides excellent deposit control which is a must for turbocharged diesel engines that encounters very high temperatures during on or off-road driving conditions.

Delo Sports Fully Synthetic SAE 5W-40 is designed to provide ultimate protection for diesel-powered sport utility and sport activity recreational vehicles that require heavy-duty type engine oils with the highest performance rating of API CJ-4. Delo Sports Synthetic Blend SAE 10W-30 is especially designed for the latest models of sports utility vehicles fitted with common rail fuel injection systems where API CI-4 performance is required.

“At Caltex, our customers are the cornerstone of our business. Every bottle of Caltex Havoline and Delo engine oil is imbued with the power to protect their engines and deliver optimized performance. To help our customers ‘Enjoy the Journey’ even more, we’ve tailored exclusive offers and activities to make every journey with Caltex an exciting one,” says Joseph Bronfman, CPI Area Business Manager for Lubricants, Philippines and Vietnam. “This is also a very opportune event as we introduce Delo Sports, the latest from the Caltex diesel engine oil product family, which will allow motorists to experience the full power and performance of their diesel engines in their everyday drive.”

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Mommy Star is the newest Eden Mom

Eden Assistand Brand Manager Nikki Paras welcomed blogger Star Orjaliza to the Eden Cheese family at Mushroom Kitchen, Valle Verde 5 as its newest ambassador.

With a huge social media following, Mommy Star has attracted the attention of fellow social media stars who have collaborated with her in an episode for their respective channels. Mommy Star has also been guesting in several TV shows, proof that this ordinary mom is now a star in her own right. Truly, more and more mommies on social media get hooked on Mommy Star’s helpful parenting advices and mommy hacks.


One of the most obvious favorite topics that Mommy Star likes to share on her page and through her vlogs is cooking and making sure that meal times are more fun and creative for her daughter. As a regular working mom who is hooked on social media, Mommy Star knows the importance of keeping food exciting so kids will always look forward to mealtimes and eat plenty.

"My daughter is a not picky eater but napansin ko na (I noticed that) she does not eat as much when I serve her food that she has eaten many times before," shared Mommy Star.

“There was a time I was just watching TV and I came across the recipe sharing commercial of Eden. Doon ko natuklasan yung Cheesy Tilapia at talagang na-curious ako nang bongga! Eh di ayun, ginawa ko at sobrang nagustuhan ng anak ko. Nakakatuwa talaga kasi madali lang siyang gawin, pero special talaga.” (I discovered the Cheesy Tilapia recipe while watching TV and I got curious. I tried making it and I was so happy that my daughter loved it. I especially like it because while it’s easy to make, it’s also a special recipe.)

Here to help moms take ordinary, everyday dishes to the next level is Mommy Star. Discovered by Eden Cheese through social media, Mommy Star embodies the brand with her fun and cheerful character, love for cooking, and knack for coming up with cheesy delights.

"We're happy we found Mommy and hope that she will be an inspiration for other mothers to be their own kitchen superstar. We're very excited about this project and look forward to seeing mommies everywhere share their own Eden Cheese recipes," shared Nikki Paras, Assistant Brand Manager for Eden Cheese Philippines.


A product of Mondelez Philippines, Eden Cheese can turn any ordinary dish into an extraordinary meal --- cheesier and healthier. Whether it's a classic Filipino staple like pritong tilapia or a party must-have like sweet spaghetti, add Eden Cheese and these everyday dishes can become instant hits again.

Mommies can now make meal times extra yummy, extra cheesy, extraordinary for the whole family with Eden Cheese just like Mommy Star.

For more cheesy goodness, visit www.facebook.com/EdenCheesePH. You may also visit http://cheeseanything.com/ for more Eden Cheese recipes.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Herbalife Nutrition: Filipino Workers’ Sedentary Lifestyles Puts them at Risk of Obesity



Herbalife, a global nutrition company, has released the findings of the new Nutrition At Work Survey, which revealed that the majority of Philippines’ workforce leads largely sedentary lifestyles, putting them at risk of obesity. The Survey1, which was designed to understand the lifestyle habits and attitudes of Asia Pacific’s modern workforce, was conducted in March with 5,500 full-time workers in 11 Asia-Pacific markets, including 500 workers from the Philippines.

The survey findings reveal that almost nine out of 10 (85%) workers in the Philippines spend at least six hours a day sitting at their desk, with 52% of its workforce eating lunch at their work desk two to five times per week. Moreso, it is appeared that majority of Philippines’ workforce (86%) exercise less than three times per week, with five out of 10 getting less than 30 minutes of physical activity a day at their workplace. This suggests a significantly worrying trend locally, on the back of rising obesity rates recorded in recent years.

“With a majority of Philippines’ workforce leading largely sedentary lifestyles, our mission as a global nutrition company is to help people in the Philippines take practical steps towards leading healthy, active lives. By inculcating positive nutrition and active lifestyle habits to people in the Philippines, we hope that this will, over time, help reduce obesity risks and lead to positive improvements to the well-being of our people,” said Mr. Rosalio Valenzuela, General Manager of Herbalife Philippines.

Herbalife launched its fifth Asia Pacific Wellness Tour 2016 to address health issues associated with sedentary lifestyles, and deepen practical understanding on the benefits of a healthy, active life.

Held in the months of April and May, the fifth edition of the Wellness Tour builds upon the successes of the past four tours that welcomed more than 80,000 participants across the region, and features a host of medical symposiums, talks and workshops led by seven experts from Herbalife’s Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB), covering 26 cities across Australia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

The team of Herbalife NAB experts who have participated in the Asia-Pacific Wellness Tour were:

Dr. David Heber, chairman of the Herbalife Nutrition Institute and Nutrition Advisory Board. A leading expert in the field of nutrition, named as one of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” by Thomson Reuters in 2014 and repeatedly included in “The Best Doctors in America”.

Dr. Chin-Kun Wang, an expert in metabolism and nutrition, with a focus on the clinical evaluation of nutritional supplements, nutraceuticals, functional foods and herbs. He was awarded the National Award of Biomedicine in Taiwan in 2008 for his contribution to medical education.

Dr. Julian Alvarez Garcia, a specialist in sports medicine and sports physiology who has advised professional teams, national teams and individual athletes on a range of disciplines including weightlifting, triathlons, mountain biking, football and basketball. Dr. Darren Burgess, an expert in sports science and nutrition who has authored papers in multiple peer review journals. He is also the current Head of High Performance at Port Adelaide Football (AFL) Club, and the former Head of Fitness and Conditioning at Liverpool Football Club.

Dr. Nataniel Viuniski, an expert in pediatrics and nutrition who has authored “Childhood Obesity – A Practical Guide”. He is also currently an advisor to Brazil's Health and Education Ministry for Childhood Obesity.

Dr. Francis Gregory Samonte, one of the Philippines’ premier experts in pediatric neurology, and the first Filipino appointed to the NAB. He was a recipient of the Chairman’s Achievement Award from the University of Louisville, Kentucky’s Department of Pediatrics.

The NAB experts were also joined by Dr. Luigi Gratton, Herbalife’s vice president of nutrition education and development, who has written numerous articles on nutrition and obesity, and has appeared on television speaking on nutrition, anti-aging medicine, sports nutrition and other medical topics.

“With each new edition of the Wellness Tour, we are seeing an increasing number of people gain practical knowledge to lead better lives. We hope that that this year’s Tour will further empower people to take charge of their nutritional intake and exercise regimen, so that they can enjoy the full benefits of a healthy, active life,” Mr. Valenzuela concluded.

Herbalife is a leading nutrition and weight management company that has been supporting healthy, active lives since 1980.


Sunday, May 15, 2016

Fun with McDonald'sThe Angry Birds Happy Meal



McDonalds restaurant is promoting The Angry Birds Movie  with 10 new Happy Meal  toys and fun activities as the film opens in theaters this May 2016.

 The latest Happy Meal toy collection features the movie’s main characters including Light-Up Red, Speedster Chuck, Lasso Pig, and slingshot launchers featuring Red, Bomb, Stella, Terence, Leonard, Cowboy Pig, and Pilot Pig.



Yesterday, we got to watch the hilarious The Angry Birds Movie at Powerplant Mall Cinema, courtesy of McDonalds. My daughter and I were laughing hard during the entire animated comedy flick!   Watching the birds fling themselves into the paths of the villainous pigs in an attempt to rescue their stolen eggs was so funny!


We then went in to chow down at McDonalds after seeing The Angry Birds Movie and ordered a Happy Meal for my child. She had her fill of chicken nuggets, corn plus fun with the new Angry Birds toy that came with the Happy Meal Box.

McDonald’s entire play sets are based on its mobile game origins to fling at and shoot down at structures. There are also codes included with the toys to download special unlockable items in Angry Birds Action! McDonald’s customers can unlock an exclusive experience in the ‘Angry Birds Action!’ app by scanning a ‘BirdCode’ printed on the Happy Meal Box.

This brings the user to a mini-game with the mission to defend McDonald’s from the green pigs. Players will be rewarded with free power-ups depending on their score.


McDonald’s also offers three Angry Birds-themed desserts in 3 flavors. These Angry Birds-themed desserts are: Red’s Cotton Candy McFlurry, Piggies’ Oreo Matcha McFlurry and Bomb’s Black Sesame McDip which are available for a limited time only.

McDonald’s Angry Birds Happy Meal and Desserts can be availed in all stores nationwide via McDonald’s front counter, Drive-Thru counter, McDelivery.com.ph, by calling 86-2-36, or ordering through the McDo PH App.

Share your moments of play with McDonald’s Angry Birds Happy Meal via the official Facebook page, www.facebook.com/McDo.ph, by tagging @McDo_PH on Twitter and Instagram, and using the hashtag #McDoHappyMeal.


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