DTI-NCR urges public to discover ‘Taste of Cordillera’,support local farmers
PASIG CITY, June 18 (PIA) — The Department of Trade and Industry National Capital Region (DTI-NCR) is encouraging consumers to buy products directly from the Cordillera Autonomous Region to help out the local farmers bounce back on business.
“Discover the Taste of Cordillera” the DTI-NCR said, by shopping local, eating local and supporting local products – from healthy rice products of the Rice Terraces Farmers’ Cooperative from Ifugao, to favorite blended and arabica coffee from Sablan, Benguet, and more.
Those interested can also buy the healthy turmeric-ginger powder, chili pastes and chili bursts from Benguet; healthy popped rice chips from Mankayan, Benguet; tasty butter oats from Baguio City; creamy peanut butter and baked peanuts from Kalinga.
To order directly from the suppliers, the DTI-NCR provided these contact details:
Rice Terraces Farmers’ Cooperative – Jimmy Lingayo – 0908-368-0593 / 0999-747-2069;
Farm Care Food Products – Rony Villanueva – 0929-954-5506;
Adeti’s Enterprise – Adelina Timoteo – 0908-904-4317;
Vidraines Popped Rice Chips – Vivian Mayames – 0930-076-2715;
Rabah Refreshments and Baked Products – Rhea Soriano – 0917-550-2432; and
Ej-Ed Highlands Flavor – Eduard Andaya – 0917-652-2748.
Payment options are also available for convenience of customers. Pick up of confirmed orders will be on June 29, (Monday), from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the DTI-Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP) Office, Ground Floor, Trade & Industry Building, 361 Senator Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Makati City. (PIA-NCR)