Author: Arielle Pizarro

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Food safety seminars at ProPak Philippines 2020

PROPAK Philippines, the biggest packaging and processing trade event in the country, returns on its second year at the World Trade Center in Pasay City on Feb. 5 – 7, 2020. Apart from showcasing the latest tech and innovations in manufacturing, packaging and processing, the 3-day B2B exhibition will mount seminars on food safety. They […]

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Packaging 2020: Smarter and Greener

THE PHILIPPINES’ manufacturing sector has enjoyed consistent growth in the past few years, especially for food, chemical products, and electronics, according to the 2019 macroeconomic industry figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority. Accompanying this growth thus is the emergence of new packaging technologies. There is also the shifting global sentiment favoring sustainable packaging, with rising […]

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The Road to Propak 2020

In preparation for ProPak Philippines 2020,  the latest trends in packaging technology and food packaging, food safety, and international and local standards for the manufacturing sector and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been discussed in a seminar-roadshow held recently, at the SM Megamall and participated in, among others, by  (from left) Engr. Engr. Menandro Ortego, […]

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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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Central Luzon LGU heads at the Central Luzon Expo opening

CENTRAL LUZON LGU HEADS GRACE CENTRAL LUZON EXPO OPENING. Local government unit heads (from left) Pampanga board member Anthony Joseph Torres; Jopet Inton, mayor of Hermosa, Bataan; Christian Yap, mayor of Victoria; Dennis Pineda, governor of Pampanga; Tarlac governor Susan Yap; Governor Daniel Fernando of Bulacan; and Tarlac board member Jojie David welcomed local and […]

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The first Central Luzon Expo and Investment Forum

The first Central Luzon Expo and Investment Forum (CLExpo) is set on Oct. 17 and 18, at the ASEAN Convention Center, Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga, with the governors of the seven provinces gracing the opening, namely Tarlac governor and president of Central Luzon Growth Corridor Foundation, Inc. (CLGCFI) Susan Yap, Aurora governor Gerardo A. […]

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Central Luzon governors open CLExpo at Clark Freeport Zone Oct 17

The first Central Luzon Expo and Investment Forum (CLExpo) is set on Oct. 17 and 18, at the ASEAN Convention Center, Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga, with the governors of the seven provinces gracing the opening, namely Tarlac governor and president of Central Luzon Growth Corridor Foundation, Inc. (CLGCFI) Susan Yap, Aurora governor Gerardo A. […]

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