“SHOWCASING THE FINEST IN THE METRO”
The Department of Science and Technology-National Capital Region (DOST-NCR) is all set to host its 1st ever major face-to-face event this year, the “DOST-NCR Food Festival: An Exploration of Science, Gastronomy, and Heritage” to be held on 27-29 May 2022(10 AM-9 PM) at the Lucky Chinatown in Binondo, Manila.
In partnership with the Megaworld Lifestyle Malls and Lucky Chinatown, this 3-day event will showcase a variety of superb and notable local food products with cultural and historical significance, including DOST-NCR’s Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) assisted clients/products of selected cities and municipality in the Region through an innovative Mercato-style food fair.
The Food Festival will feature DOST-NCR’s interventions, assistance, programs, and services to the food industry especially, to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). This also serves as an avenue to promote the products of DOST-NCR assisted
“THRILL YOUR TASTE BUDS”
Have a chance to savor the seven (7) selected DOST-NCR assisted notable products such as the Taguig’s Hopia , Pateros’ Balut, Muntinlupa’s Bangus Gourmet , Valenzuela’s Putong Polo, Marikina’s Everlasting, Quezon City’s Kamuning Bakery Pastries, and Quezon City’s La Loma Lechon, which will be featured at the Lucky Chinatown Mall.
Also meet some of the DOST-NCR’s SETUP cooperators who will showcase their products along the mall’s “Streetwalk”.
Food stalls which will cater superb delicacies and products are expected to draw shoppers and visitors who will enjoy a wide variety of Metro Manila’s finest food products.
This promising event is in line with the upcoming 64th Founding Anniversary celebration of the Department of Science and Technology in June 2022.
“TECHNOFORUM FOR FOOD ENTERPRISES”
A Techno Forum on “Improving Product Quality through Basic Food Safety” and “Levelling Up with DOST SETUP” will also be conducted on May 28-29, respectively. Interested attendees may register until May 25, 2022 through the QR code provided.