Soft, tender and juicy – that’s how I would describe the slices of  Canada pork which was the highlight of the launching of Canada Pork at Cafe Marco last March 29, 2011.

Canada Pork @ Marco Polo

With Marco Polo serving the oh-so-delicious Canada pork for a week ( March 29 -April 4, 2011), it was definitely a treat both to Cebuanos and tourists visiting Cebu.

Canada Pork

Cafe Marco, is a proud host to a range of very delectable dishes featuring Canadian pork— known worldwide for its freshness and high-quality taste.

The food promotion is organized by the Embassy of Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service, with the support of Canada Pork International (CPI), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (CanCham).

Canada Pork

Hosting the event was Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines Christopher Thornley with an evening reception to formally open the weeklong event at Cafe Marco. The ambassador and Marco Polo Plaza Cebu’s general manager Hans Hauri officially opened the event with the ceremonial cutting of the pork.

Canada Pork at Cafe Marco

Guests from the media, local key partners in the government and the business and food industries enjoyed a night of pork inspired dishes and Canadian wine.

Mandaue Mayor Jonas Cortes with Mr. Robert Lee of the Office of the honarary Consul of Canada