BEEF FESTIVAL. Revelers milled around the three carabao mascots of Mangaldan, Pangasinan during the
celebration of the Pindang Festival at the stretch of the main thoroughfare of the burgeoning town.
The street party held in March 3, 2017 was one of the features of the town fiesta that is regularly celebrated by Mangaldaneans from March 1 to 10.
The Festival is intended to honor the town’s meat vendors and those involved in the pindang industry.
The vaunted Pindang or thin slices of dried and cured carabao meat, the tastiest in Northern Luzon, is the town’s
“One-Town, One-Product (OTOP). There are 68 meat stalls selling pindang in the market of Mangaldan. MORTZ C. ORTIGOZA