DAR-LGU INAUGURATES VEGGIE NOODLES CENTER IN CANLAON CITY

ZZZ WEB 20160224 NATL R07 CEBU REXY PH01The Department of Agrarian Reform with the Local Government Unit of Canlaon recently inaugurated the village-level processing center for vegetable noodles of Mag-uumang Katawhan sa Malaiba Multi-purpose Cooperative (Magkasama) in Canlaon City.

Regional Director Alejandro S. Otacan said the VLPCEP project aims to≈
provide farmers outlet for their products and increase their income.
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He said the one-story building worth Ᵽ1.13 million, P805,700 of which came from the cooperative, P150,000, including licenses and equipment from DAR and Ᵽ175,000  from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
 
Otacan said the production of noodles with different flavors like  squash, malunggay and carrots are enhanced by the project.

He encouraged the members of the organization “to be united in the objective to become richer through their cooperative”.

Also present during the program was Canlaon City Mayor Jimmy Jayme L. Clerigo together with City Coop Officer Marites Clerigo, MARPO Roy Bautista and staff. (GHERELENE MAE B. RAFOLS)