Negros-made products will once again be showcased in the annual Negros Trade Fair September 29 to 25 at the Glorietta Activity Center, Palm Drive in Makati City, Association of Negros Producers vice president for Marketing, Reena Peña, said Saturday.
Peña said this year's trade fair is inspired by the theme evolving life style which speaks of the innovation being made by the producers in creating new products that would keep abreast with the changing times.
She said the trade fair will feature five sectors of the ANP: fashion and accessories, furniture, gifts and housewares, food, and organic and natural products.
Farming seminar May 30
A French ecologist will be the keynote speaker at a natural farming seminar May 30 at the Harbest Office in Bacolod City, a press release from organizers said yesterday.
Dr. Daniel Collot, a natural farming teacher, will discuss the advantages of natural farming and will lead the onsite visit to existing urban natural farms in Bacolod and in Negros Occidental.
Collot will teach how to make natural fertilizers that are effective but not hazardous compared to unnatural ones.
Figaro eyeing Bacolod site
The Figaro coffee company is eyeing Bacolod City as one of its provincial franchise locations for this year after its successful opening of local and international stores in China, Saudi Arabia, Papua New Guinea and Malaysia, a press release from the company said yesterday.
It said Bacolod City is the perfect location for Figaro’s next branch and locals will soon enjoy Figaro’s wide array of beverage and food products from specialty and traditional European coffee, ice blended concoctions to delectable pastries, gourmet sandwiches, pasta, personal sized pizza and salad greens for the health buffs.
Figaro will let Bacolod City experience the European coffee shop ambiance with a very relaxed atmosphere conducive to short business meetings, social gatherings or simply having your lunch, dinner and night cap as it plans to offer a semi-fine dining style of service, introducing Filipinos' love for coffee from the crop to the cup, the press release said.