For Friday, 3 June 2022, the theme for the program of activities at the ongoing 2022 Hybrid National Food Fair is Araw ng Visayas at Mindanao.  Opening at 11:00 a.m. and finishing at 6:30 p.m., there will be business talks, cooking demos, wine mixing, video presentations, and a live performance. These are open to the public, and admission is free. Simultaneously, these will also be livestreamed on BDTP’s social media channels for the online audience.

Today’s schedule is as follows:

11:00 a.m. – Opening walkthrough of exhibitors’ booths and special settings

11:30 a.m. – Cooking demo: HALAL CUISINE – TRADITIONAL DISHES by the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)

12:30 p.m. – FDA E-SERVICES by Pamela Rivera, Nutrition Dietitian III at the Center for Drug Regulation and Research, Food and Drug Administration

01:00 p.m. – FDA LICENSES AND PERMITS by Yla Marie Opulencia, Food-Drug Regulation Officer I at the Center for Drug Regulation and Research, Food and Drug Administration

01:30 p.m. – GREEN AND SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING: BIOPLASTIC DERIVED FROM PINEAPPLE by Carinna Saldaña of the Packaging Technology Division, Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI)

02:00 p.m. – SHOPEEPAY PAYMENT SOLUTION by Miguel Palanca, acquisition manager at ShopeePay

02:30 p.m. – Cooking demo: A NOVELTY DISH IN MINDANAO by Chef Boy Logro

03:00 p.m. – Cooking demo by Baguio Oil resident chef Pem Gutierrez, courtesy of La Germania

03:30 p.m. – SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCE MARKETING by Stephanie Joyce Relucio from the Philippine Trade Training Center

04:30 pm. – Philippine Wine Mixing Show: TROPICAL FRUIT WINE RECIPES by Bartender JJ Agunat of Monin Philippines

05:00 p.m. – E-KADIWA by Dennis Franco Layug, director of Information and Communications Technology Service (ICTS), Department of Agriculture

05:30 p.m. – Video: DTI and DTI partners

06:00 p.m. – Performance: PAGANA MARANAO by Meaningful Travels

Billed as the biggest domestic trade event since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 Hybrid National Food Fair is scheduled from June 1-5 at the Megatrade Halls of SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. It is organized by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP) in cooperation with the Regional Operations Group (ROG)

All of the country’s 16 regions are represented, with 250 exhibitors showcasing their wares in the physical venue. Complementing this is the simultaneous virtual event on the Lazada e-commerce platform, which can be accessed at At least 70 MSMEs are onboarded in the Hybrid National Food Fair on Lazada as they sell products through their permanent online stores.

Meanwhile, the Hybrid National Food Fair Sisidlan digital catalog will showcase more than 270 food entrepreneurs and their products in full color with direct access to their digital stores, social media links, and contact information. With the Sisidlan as a business matching tool, buyers and consumers can directly contact all MSME exhibitors of the HNFF  for negotiations and order bookings. Sisidlan is available for download on this link:

Influencers and content creators are also helping promote the 2022 Hybrid National Food Fair with a series of videos posted on the BDTP Facebook page. Check out this Easy Ulam Recipes video by Chibog Tayo PH and 2 Ways Garlic Pasta by Mariae Takes Eat Easy. You will find more food suggestions featuring MSME products on the DTIBDTP Facebook page.

For more information about the 2022 Hybrid National Food Fair and other programs of the DTI-Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion, please follow their social media accounts on Facebook (DTI.BDTP), Instagram (dti.bdtp), and Twitter (@DTI_BDTP). You may also email BDTP Director Marievic M. Bononan at ♦

Date of Release: 03 June 2022