As the costs of onions have soared in latest months within the Philippines, a Filipino bride selected practicality over conventional aesthetics by strolling down the aisle with a bouquet of onions.
April Lyka Biorrey-Nobis, a 28-year-old bride from Bingawan, Iloilo Metropolis, walked down the aisle with an onion bouquet that weighed about 11 kilos on Jan. 21.
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The couple initially put aside 15,000 Philippine pesos (roughly $275) for conventional flowers. Nonetheless, they solely ended up spending 8,000 Philippine pesos (roughly $147) for the sack of onions.
Though the couple needed to skip the normal throwing of bouquets to forestall any accidents, they gave the onions away to their company.
“After the marriage, the onions got to our godparents and bridesmaid so that they have with them onions for souvenirs,” the bride stated. “I additionally gave my bouquet to our relations for his or her on a regular basis use.”
The imports had been accredited by the agriculture division as a method to fill the provision hole and cease the skyrocketing value of the commodity within the Philippine market.