Very interesting read -Paul

The Philippines is the eighth largest market for U.S. agricultural exports and the top market in Southeast Asia. Already a longstanding and reliable trading partner, the Philippines continues to offer many opportunities for exporters because of its young and growing population and rising household income. The Philippine food and beverage sector has grown significantly over the past decade, and while the usual consumption patterns have been forced to accommodate pandemic restrictions in recent years, the sector has been resilient.

High Growth Potential for U.S. Agricultural Exports to the Philippines | USDA Foreign Agricultural Service