OUR FLAVOR BUNDLES Available in sets of 5 or 10


Not your everyday suman

All natural. No shortcuts.

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All healthy. All Natural. All homemade.

100% Filipino

Why Gourmet?

  • Only all natural, locally sourced ingredients
  • No preservatives added
  • Ingredients and packaging all sourced from NGO farmers and communities to #supportlocal and #lovelocal
  • Cooked fresh, delivered frozen the next day as our suman has NO preservatives
  • Export quality


Our History

Budbud Gourmet Suman began around 20 years ago. Our family hails from Dumaguete, Bais and Tanjay where suman is very popular. The flavored suman being sold there had never been seen in the Manila market so we saw an opportunity to take it here. We decided to elevate this famous Filipino dish by using all natural ingredients, no preservatives. And to ensure the high quality of our suman, we source the ingredients directly from the farmers and NGO communities.

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Best Seller Pack

Our Bestseller Pack consists of 10-pre chosen assorted best selling flavors to provide you the best Gourmet Budbud experience. Each pack is only 500php. Set of 12 for 600php. Set of 16 for 800php.

*excluding shipping fee.



Enamored, enchanted and thoroughly impressed are the words I’d use to best describe my Budbud Suman sampling experience. All 16 variants were exceptional in their own right. Each one was distinct, with their own flavor profile, taste and texture. Not one was better than the other. On the palate, one could deduce that the ingredients used were premium, and that the cooking process was masterfully executed.


"Budbud kabog, bingka dawa, suman—many names for this type of Pinoy rice cake but what I’d like to call it really is delicious!"

Andrew of Philippine Daily Inquirer

The culinary artists behind Budbud Gourmet Suman surely know how to bend traditions to new heights of brilliance.


A must-try Dumaguete delicacy is thebudbud, a rice cake traditionally made with rice cooked with coconut milk, sugar, and a bit of salt.


Picture a steamy bowl ofchamporado, with its stick-to-your-ribs heartiness and robusttsokolateflavor, plus salty tuyo on the side for the savory twist Filipinos love.


Ang Budbud Kabog ay kakaiba sa mga ordinaryong suman na gawa sa bigas or malagkit dahil itong Budbod Kabog ay gawa naman sa millet seed na marami duon sa Negros.


Gourmet Budbud offers the best of its kind in the country! Enjoy it with a hot cup of coffee or tsokolate. Have it for breakfast, dessert, or for a satisfying afternoon snack.


I tried and got reacquainted with some of the items but what stood out was the Budbud Gourmet Suman stall. I know this has been around for several years in the Salcedo and Legazpi markets but was quite surprised by the number of variants they have now.


Hoping to bring something they have long enjoyed in their provicne (Dumaguete) to Manila, Giannina Ocampo VanHoven's family decided to make and sell flavored suman.

Mocha Cake from Butternut Bakery

Countless ways to eat!

3 Different Ways to Heat

BOIL (5 Minutes)
In water about half the height of the suman for 5 minutes or until slightly soft when pressed
can be placed on top of rice you are cooking
2 to 3 minutes depending on the microwave settings

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What People Are Saying

"Just got gifted with HOLY KAMOTE ANG SARAP NITO suman from Budbud - Gourmet Suman!!!!!! Go check their Facebook site and order!!! Thanks so much!! It's super good!!!"

"The best suman on the planet! Last March 2020, I brought from Manila a few dozens of assorted flavors here in NY, kept it in the freezer for almost a year until fully consumed. Served it to friends & some visitors. Out of the freezer, just microwave and serve, just like newly made! Very delicious, much appreciated, a winner!"

"Ordered more @gourmetbudbud the other weekend so other family members could enjoy it. All same comments - so delicious, amazing texture, not too sweet, great flavors!"

"Super Sarap!!! I'm eating the kabog and tsokolate now. Love them both!!! And knowing this is healthy is making me eat even more! Thanks so much!!!"

"I only started buying Budbud Gourmet Suman early this year, and now we have it for breakfast every weekend! It's soooo good!!! With the different flavors, you don't get tired of it. My favorite is tres leches while my husband loves the plain and tsokolate."

"I discovered the BEST TASTING SUMAN!!! It's so soft, flavorful & you can really taste the gata! Perfect with coco sugar!! They even have different flavors!!!"

"My appetite has been insane bec of breastfeeding. Finish 36 budbuds / sumans (of different delicious flavors!) from @gourmetbudbud all. by. myself. Now on my 2nd round of 36!!!"

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