BAR Participates in PHILFOODEX 2014

16-18 May 2014
World Trade Center, Pasay City

Text by Liza Angelica D. Barral
Photos by Liza Angelica D. Barral and Ricardo G. Bernardo

The Philippine Food Processors and Exporters Organization, Inc. (PHILFOODEX) holds its 12th Philippine Food Expo 2014 with the theme “Raising the BAR for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015”. The Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) participates in the event as one of the major sponsors and exhibitors. BAR’s booth exhibit highlights three major commodities as potential food raw materials like arrowroot, macapuno and rimas. Other by-products funded by the National Technology Commercialization Program (NTCP) are also featured in the booth exhibit like mango puree and jam, macapuno balls and strings, oregano juice and wine, sweet sorghum vinegar and syrup and soybean noodles.