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|COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY|
Samar have the rich resources of an island ecosystem. The
land and water display a rich biodiversity. Rice, both
upland lowland, rootcrops, bananas, vegetables and fruits
abound. These are made into sweets and delicacies.
Notable among these are the binagol (made from
root crop called talyan) Leyte, pinyato
(pop rice) and pili of Calbiga, Samar and so
many others in every town of the region.
The major industries around the Leyte Gulf include:
Large Fishing Bangka
Sari sari store
Coconut through time