Have you heard of Manila Hemp? Well, if not so then let me introduce it to you. Itís one of the finest product in Philippines and its classic. The end product of which is made from fibers that were being woven into breathable fabrics and made into sturdy sandals and other stuffs in different parts of the Philippines. It is believed to have evolved in the provinces of Albay and Camarines Sur in the Bicol region.

Do you have any idea of it now? Iím guessing yes, Well itís none other than Abaca!

Itís my little trivia to all of you Manila Hemp is locally known as Abaca. A sought after product and is the strongest of the natural fibers. Available mostly in paper and handicrafts industry due to its durability, flexibility and highly resistant to salt water damage.

Hope you enjoy youíre reading, until next time J