President Rodrigo Duterte’s long-time partner Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña has joined the Philippine delegation to world’s biggest food trade fair in Germany.
“This year, the Philippine delegation was graced by Madam Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña, who has been a long-time business woman and an advocate of the micro-, small- and medium-enterprises (MSMEs),” the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said in a statement Monday, October 7.
It said the trade fair for food and beverage industry, Anuga 2019, runs from October 5-9 in Koelmesse, Cologne, Germany.
Some 36 Philippine food producers and manufacturers have been participating in the event.
“This gathering signal a strong ‘One DTI’–an agency united by a common cause to uphold the quality of our local businesses and the export competitiveness of the Philippines in the global trade,” said Trade Promotions Undersecretary Abdulgani M. Macatoman during the Ceremonial Opening.
The Philippines highlighted the country’s premium commodities – banana, coconut, mango, and tuna along with other top-notch products in the said trade fair. #