Davao Oriental SME wins at Yamang Mindanao

Aug. 06, 2007

DAVAO CITY — A small and medium enterprise (SME) in Davao Oriental outwitted the other participants of the 2nd Yamang Mindanao as it bagged the Best Dressed Booth award for the Individual Category.

The Davao Oriental Coco Husk Social Enterprise, Inc. (DOCHSEI), producer of coco coir-based products in the Municipality of San Isidro, has been given the citation due to the simplicity and uniqueness of its booth design.

The 2nd Yamang Mindanao One Town One Product (OTOP) Island Fair was organized by the Department of Trade and Industry-Region 12 (DTI 12). It was held at the KCC Mall, General Santos City on June 29 to July 2.

Other than the DOCHSEI, the provincial office of DTI in Davao Oriental also sent Sees Food International Corporation, a banana chips processor. Based on the report of DTI-DO, both products of their SMEs have drawn remarkable acceptance from the visitors of the event.

The four-day fair was participated in by various SMEs throughout Mindanao. Among the major products showcased during the exhibit were fashion accessories, fresh and processed food, furniture, handmade papers, pieces of jewelry, gifts and novelties, house wares, home dcors, hand-woven and linen textiles, stationeries, natural and organic products, and health care items.

The two participating local SMEs have vowed to further develop their products as they prepare to accept new challenges, both from their markets and competitors.

Trade Assistant Secretary Merly M. Cruz said that joining trade fairs are among the key strategies towards expanding business opportunities for this has been an avenue where producers meet their institutional buyers.

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