At least 800 customers flocked to a discount store on Panay Avenue in Quezon City to avail of products in exchange for onions on Saturday, Feb. 4.
The Japan Home Centre (JHC) announced a one-day “pay with sibuyas” promo which allows customers to pay with onions their selected products. It said one onion is equal to one JHC item.
According to JHC, each customer can avail of three items and only products below P88 can be paid with onions.
It said people started to queue outside their store an hour before it opened at 9 a.m.
Five baskets containing at least 3,500 pieces of onions were collected and most of the products worth P88 below were sold out.
It added the onions that were collected will be used in the community pantry that the store plans to establish in the city.