Month: December 2019

Events
Lifestyle

How banana leaves and salted eggs are empowering a Laguna township

The story of Binalot and Brgy. Buhanginan of Nagcarlan, Laguna began in 2006, when Typhoon Milenyo struck the Philippines and drastically depleted Luzon’s supply of banana leaves—the trademark packaging for Binalot’s food offerings. Recognizing the need for a steady supplier come typhoon, floods or other natural calamities, Binalot decided to go straight to the source […]

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PHL hosts int’l packaging trade event at World Trade Center

ProPak, the international packaging and processing trade event, returns to the Philippines on Feb. 5 – 7, at World Trade Center, Pasay City. ProPak Philippines expects 12,000 international and local visitors and 450 exhibitors from 30 countries and regions. Last year, ProPak Philippines hosted more than 300 exhibitors from 30 countries, with about 9,000 attendees […]

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Garments, textile industry expo pushes sustainable fashion

Use what you produce; produce what you use. This is the principle behind the efforts of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI) to pursue sustainability in local fashion practices. “Sustainability is producing our own textiles because it’s higher in the value chain. Using our own raw materials, having our own local […]

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Garment, leather, textile industries take centerstage at expo

The Philippines’ garment, leather, and textile industries will take centerstage at the “Philippine Garment, Leather Industries and Textile Expo” set on December 5-8, at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. Now in its second year, the Expo will gather manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, and stakeholders to help boost the country’s potential in […]

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