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02/03/2010: Philippine Agribusiness Exporters to Participate in the Natural Products Expo West at Anaheim Convention Center

A group of 10 Philippine agribusiness exporters organized by the Department of Agriculture (DA) and assisted by the Philippine Trade Representative in Los Angeles will be participating in the Natural Products Expo West (NPEW) at the Anaheim Convention Center from March 12 to 14, 2010.

These companies are: Atson/Tropicana Food Products, CRD Herbal Products, Earth Seeds and Gems Inc, Gracias Food Manufacturing Corp, Pasciolco Agri-Ventures, Prime Fruits Intl Inc, Primex Coco Products Inc, Prosource International Inc, Rohi Rapha Corp, and See’s International Food Manufacturing Corp.

An exciting range of coconut products such as virgin coconut oil, nata de coco, natural coconut vinegar, coconut vodka, coco jam, coco sugar, coco nectar syurp, coco flour, coco chips, coco nectar jam, dessicated coconut, coconut juices will form part of the exhibits.

Natural food supplements, personal care products, herbal products, organic and homeophatic foods and various tropical fruit preparations such as banana chips, dehydrated papaya, pineapple and dried mangoes, tamarind fruit candy and other dried fruits, pili nut, coffee and tea will also be showcased in the Philippine booth.

New products will also be highlighted like mango moringa jam using coco sugar, strawberry rolls and mango-strawberry rolls.

Since 2008, Philippine exporters have participated yearly in this trade show. Best sellers in the past two years were dessicated coconut, banana chips, coconut sugar, coconut jam and other coco products.

For inquiries, please email the Office of the Trade Representative, Philippine Consulate in Los Angeles at ptic-la@earthlink.net or the Office of the Agriculture Attache in the Philippine Embassy, Washington DC at philagri.wdc@gmail with NPEW 2010 in subject line.