Mr. Larry Balmori was one of the few who were given a chance to exhibit his products during the celebration of the 49th Founding Anniversary of Davao Oriental through the Sikat Pinoy INALIMA 2016 Trade Fair and Exhibit at Honey’s Hotel, City of Mati, Davao Oriental conducted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Davao Oriental Field Office.

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Through the implementation of Bottom-Up Budgeting of DTI-Davao Oriental Field Office, in coordination with the Municipal Local Government Unit of Cateel and other agencies like the Department of Agriculture (DA) and Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Mr. Balmori was able to participate to the skills training on Banana Chips and Taro Chips that helped him produce such products in their municipality. He was also able to participate to different seminars conducted through the Negosyo Center prior to his participation during the INALIMA 2016. These seminars are the Seminar on Visual Merchandising and Seminar on How to Negotiate with Buyers. Assistance in packaging and labeling were also provided by the Negosyo Center Staff.

Larry’s Food Products that were displayed during the exhibit were Native Chili Powder, Driftwood, Banana Chips and Taro Chips. He was able to generate Php 12,525.00.

His participation during the fair enabled him to not only generate sales but also expand his networks over the province.

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