FILIPINO FOOD MONTH CELEBRATION: Showcasing the Farmers’ and Entrepreneurs’ Products
April 23, 2022 - 10:59 am
The Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Office 3 (DA-RFO) conducted a three-day Agri-trade fair under the KADIWA ni Ani at Kita Program last April 20-22, 2022 at Marquee Mall, Angeles City, Pampanga in celebration of the Filipino Food Month with the theme: “Pagkaing Pilipino, Susi sa Pag-unlad at Pagbabago.” The activity showcased and promoted the local produce of 22 participants from Region 3 which consists mostly of cooperatives, entrepreneurs and farmers.
“Ang Buwan ng Kalutong Pilipino ay naglalayong mapahalagahan, maingatan, maisulong at maisaling lahi ang mayamang tradisyon at kultura sa pagluluto sa susunod na mga henerasyon. Ito ay naglalayon din na tulungan ang mga industriya na umaasa sa agrikultura, mga magsasaka at mga agri-community.” Mr. Fernando Lorenzo, Chief of AMAD saidduring the opening of the event.
The Central Luzon State University was also invited to showcase and promote its various products from the farmer-beneficiaries of the Techno Village Development Program. Some of the products include Itik Pinas egg (fresh and salted egg), Kabuteng Bulaklak fruiting bags, Goat’s Milk (Fresh milk and ice candy), and Special Purpose Rice (Pigmented). Aside from other farmers’ produce, other CLSU products were also showcased such as different vegetable seeds, plant-based milk (rice and soybean milk), Special Purpose Rice (Aromatic and Blended Rice), Rice Wine, Nutri Bar, Tilading (Tilapiang daing), and Choco Goat’s Milk.
The agri-trade fair was graced by the provincial agribusiness coordinators, provincial agriculturists, and provincial counterparts.
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