DTI holds training for food processors in Pangasinan

April M. Montes

ROSALES, Pangasinan – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has rolled out anew its mobile training program to promote the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in eastern Pangasinan.

On August 18, DTI, in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the local government of Rosales, conducted a training on packaging and labelling in support to MSMEs engaged in food processing.

Natalia Dalaten, chief trade and industry development specialist of DTI-Pangasinan, said their agency provides such productivity training under the SME Roving Academy, a program for the development of MSMEs so, they become competitive in the domestic and international markets.

“Through the SME Roving Academy, a series of entrepreneurship briefing and sessions are conducted to assist entrepreneurs in making meaningful progress toward business success and sustain business growth,” she told the Philippine Information Agency.

Dalaten said another training which will focus on the current good manufacturing practices is also scheduled on August 24 in Rosales town.

For training registration and inquiries, she said that interested participants may visit the DTI-Pangasinan office at the second floor of Star Building in Arellano Street, Dagupan City or call (075) 515-3183 or text 0947-497-7889.

“They can also visit the Negosyo Center in Rosales town located at the ground floor of Robert Estrella Gym. Acceptance of participants will be screened and on a first come, first served basis,” she added. (JNPD/AMM/PIA-1, Pangasinan)






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