The #Agrilink2023 co-organizers’ meeting went full swing! On May 25, regional and central government agencies led by the Department of Agriculture – Philippines as well as nongovernment, #agribusiness, and trade associations came together to discuss plans and upcoming activities for the most anticipated trade exhibition on #agriculture, food, and #aquaculture.
Ricardo Tolentino of Mango King Food Products, also known as the “Mango King” of the Philippines, has been tapped as the chairman of this year’s Agrilink. Alongside Ricardo is Lito Arenas, a fellow mango farmer whose mango trade and business is well-known throughout the country.
Officers from central and Region 1 DA Agribusiness – AMAS as well as DA-PHilMech were also present, who updated the co-organizers with the extension support and services as well as agricultural innovations that they will showcase at the exhibit.
FRLD, Agrilink’s main organizer, was led by president Antonio V. Roces and board members Franklin Panahon, Dulce Gozon, and Sally Mecija.