NFA Ifugao sells rice at P23.50 to celebrate anniversary
by Vency D. Bulayungan
Lagawe, Ifugao (23 September) -- The National Food Authority (NFA) here is selling rice P23.50 a kilogram as it celebrates it 38th anniversary on September 26, 2010.
NFA Provincial Manager Isagani Nicandro, said good quality NFA rice is sold at the NFA provincial office at a price lower than its current selling price of P25.00/kilogram from September 20 to 24 only.
"Each family can avail of this special price for a maximum of five kilograms per family a day," Nicandro said. They will also witness and learn how to cook NFA iron-fortified rice as a cooking demo on said rice will be conducted simultaneously, he added.
On the other hand, IGEMCO, a non government organization supported the said NFA activity by also selling NFA rice to its members at the lowered price on said dates.
Godfrey Dominong, head of IGEMCO said that this is one way of showing support to the grains agency of the government in its anniversary celebration while helping the COOP's members especially the poor. (PIA-Ifugao) [top]