Wilfred’s website now live

Salucop Group retail brand Wilfred’s is now live but tweaks are still being done. The brick and mortar shop in Batac decided it is time for it to make online grocery shopping available to its customers. This is particularly important to customers outside of Ilocos Norte, according to the team, as many would like to…

Free Wine This Year, Fun Guaranteed

Our wine brand Basi del Diablo started hiding a few bottles of wine on January 31, 2019. The wine hunt will take place in random spots in the country and a few choice places abroad for the rest of the year. What makes this more exciting, according to the team, is “it’s not an event…

Why Native Products Make Us Cry

Since we posted about native bags, many of our lovely customers came to the shop to get a few. Some even got four in one go. Others got more. The handcrafted bags they bought are made from palm leaves and took three hours each to weave. The Ilocano women who make them are proud of…

Doctors Save Vietnamese Man’s Life with Beer Transfusion

A man was rushed to a hospital in Quang Tri province of Vietnam due to alcohol poisoning and doctors saved him by pumping a total of 15 cans of beer into his body, a Newsweek report says. Nguyen Van Nhat, 48, reportedly fell unconscious before being taken to the hospital on December the 25th. Doctors…

SGI partners with Italian firm for Ralf und Sigrid brand

Salucop Group, Inc.’s newest brand Ralf und Sigrid just started its trial run to get a feel of the global fashion industry. The company will do this with manufacturers from Le Marche, Italy, a place known for its shoe district where shoemaking is a tradition. In early 2017, the company decided to do a 2019…

Tasting Wine Engages The Brain, Says Study

The book Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine by Gordon Shepherd says that tasting wine engages the brain. In fact, the neuroscientist from Yale University notes that the activity “engages more of our brain than any other human behaviour”. Shepherd’s book is essentially an extension of his previous work on neurogastronomy, a…

Wilfred’s: Use Our Paper and Eco Bags As Many Times As Possible

Wilfred’s tells customers to keep using the paper bags and eco bags that the brand gives to them whenever they buy something from the store. Since it opened its doors in 2016, the shop has been doing its best to reduce its consumption of single-use plastic both to raise awareness and to cut down its own…

Portable Solar Generators, Panels Now Available

While our energy goals are focused on large scale development, Salucop Group knows that many Filipino households also want their own solar power, both to save on electric costs and to still have at least a few bulbs on during the typhoon season. This need has become more apparent in recent times as electric rates…

Wilfred’s Partners with Crocheted by Patti

Crocheted by Patti products are now available at Wilfred’s and more items will arrive soon, according to the company’s finance chief Sissel Salucop. The brand is a new addition to the specialty shop’s line of products and its arrival is timely as Wilfred’s will be offering fresh, pesticide-free vegetables from Haight’s Farm starting Monday, October…