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FPIC Staff demonstrates the use of banana chipping machine, one of the latest food equipment in FPIC.

The Regional Development Council through the Resolution No.90 (s2016) awarded the Food Processing and Innovation Center (FPIC) the 2016 Davao Region Excellence Awards in Project Implementation (DREAPI) for Economic Development Sector. The annual award system was initiated by the Regional Project Management Council (RPMC) XI to promote transparent, accountable, and good practices in the project implementation in Davao Region.

The DREAPI seeks to recognize outstanding implementing entities from among national agencies and local government units implementing programs/projects in the economic, social, infrastructure, and governance sectors. It also aims to highlight exemplary practices in program and project implementation in support to Davao Region’s development thrusts and priorities for CY 2011-2016.

The awarding ceremony is slated on March 2017, in conjunction with the RDC’s first quarter meeting.

Aside from that, FPIC’s product, Bukolyte, bagged the second place Most Innovative Product for Spray Dried Technology in the recent awarding ceremony organized by the DOST-Industrial Technology Development Institute. Bukolyte is powdered coconut water with no artificial flavor and preservatives added made from young coconuts

With the awards and recognitions FPIC has achieved, they have proved that they are Davao’s leading hub for innovations and technical support for the food industry. FPIC assures that they will continue to assist stakeholders in developing new and nutritious food products through innovative technology.