Weeklong nationwide sale of NFA rice starts Monday
San Jose, Antique (15 September) -- In celebration of NFA's 38th years of continuous service, the agency will have a weeklong nationwide sale of Iron Fortified Rice (IFR) and photo exhibit at the lobby of NFA Antique Provincial Office on September 20-24, 2010.
NFA-IFR will be sold to the public at a wholesale price of Php23.50/kg at a maximum volume of 5kg per customer at NFA Provincial Office in San Fernando, San Jose, Antique and Culasi Unit Office in Brgy. Caridad, Culasi, Antique.
NFA Antique Provincial Manager, Engr. Gil B. Ibarra is encouraging consumers who would like to avail of the discounted IFR to bring their containers or utilize paper bags/biodegradable containers for their rice purchases. This is NFA's way of helping preserve Mother Earth
The highlight of the celebration on September 24, 2010 will start with a fun run at 6:00am from Anteco Office to NFA compound to be participated by employees and stakeholders.
This will be followed by a thanksgiving mass at NFA Provincial Office at 9:00 in the morning, followed by a cooking demo/taste test of Iron Fortified Rice. An Ugnayan and Fellowship lunch will be undertaken with the stakeholders (farmers, grains retailers, miller, haulers and farmers cooperative). On the afternoon of September 24, 2010, the NFA Antique Badminton Club headed by Mr. Eligio Asturias will have its championship games.
For more information regarding NFA services please call us (036) 540-9240 and (036) 653-0102 at Camp Fullon Grains Center, San Jose, Antique or at telephone number (036) 2778593 at Culasi Grains Center, Brgy. Caridad, Culasi, Antique. (MLG/NFA/PIA) [top]