Calendar of Activities: 2021 Hybrid National Food Fair10 Days of Activities and Learning Opportunities

Welcome to the 2021 Hybrid National Food Fair,the Department of Trade and Industry – Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (DTI-BDTP), in cooperation with the DTI-Regional Operations Group is formally opening the National Food Fair Digital Mall hosted on the UnionBank Global Linker e-commerce platform.

Thevirtual opening ceremony tobe streamed on the BDTPFacebook page on September 17 at 9:00 AM. This will then be followedby a 10-day program ofactivities and learning opportunities. Food enthusiasts, culinary artists, wine connoisseurs, and entrepreneurs will surely find something of interest in the line-up of online events which will be livestreamed daily from September 17 to 26, beginning at 10:00 AM. Registration is free, and open to the general public.

Simply visit the BDTP Facebook page ( to join any of the events.Among the highlights of the cooking demos are featured halal recipes by Chef Shamil Kandang from the Center for Culinary Arts, as well as the regional halal delicacies preparedby featured chefs from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

These include a Tausug dish from Sulu, a Yakan dish from Basilan, a Maranao dish fromLanao, and favorite Maguindanao dishes. A Philippine wine mixing show will also spice up the daily activities. For MSMEs who want to level up their business, there are topics on how to leverage their social media presence as well as the latest technologies in food packaging andsustainable materials. Government agencies such as the Philippine Trade Training Center and the Design Center of the Philippines, among others, will also offer business talks onvarious subjects. Below is an overview of what’s in store daily:



  • Food Photography for Social Media Marketing
  • Making Meaningful Connections OnlineCooking Demos
  • Tofu & Mushroom Sisig
  • Grilled Pork Belly with Peanut Sauce
  • Halal: Chicken Tikka Skewers
  • Favorite Tausug dish from Sulu: Tiulah Itum Philippine Wine Mixing Show Raffle Draw



  • Wrapped & Woven: Natural Materials as Packaging for MSMEs
  • Creativly Studio: Food Packaging & Labelling ServicesCooking Demos
  • Heirloom Rice Kits: Paella Adlai & Champorado
  • Cabbage Roll Express
  • Halal: Chicken Pianggang
  • Favorite Yakan Dish from Basilan: Fish KaliyaPhilippine Wine Mixing Show
  • Raffle Draw



  • Ready-To-Eat (RTE) Food Technologies
  • How to License RTE Technologies
  • Food Packaging Technologies You Need to Know Cooking Demos
  • Vegetable Salads: Jicama Papaya Slaw with Glazed Pili Nuts & Cucumber Salad using Coconut Nectar Vinegar
  • Surf N Turf Kare-Kare
  • Halal: Fried Lumpiang Ubod
  • Favorite Maranao Dish from Lanao: Chicken Pyaparan Philippine Wine Mixing
  • Show Raffle Draw



  • Trade and Market Development of Coconut Food Products
  • Protect Your Brand and Gain Competitive EdgeCooking Demos
  • Dessert: Bibingkrep with Fruit Syrups
  • Inihaw sa Gata
  • Halal: Beef Rendang
  • Favorite Dishes from Maguindanao Philippine Wine Mixing
  • Show Raffle Draw


Philippine Trade Training Center Webinar

  • Digitalizing for Virtual Trade FairsDesign Center of the Philippines Webinar
  • All Wrapped Up: A Rundown on the Local Waste Problem & Food Packaging In-Focus Product Presentations
  • Raffle Draw


Philippine Trade Training Center WebinarPost Trade Fair:

Following Business Leads Design Center of the Philippines Webinars Bio Building Blocks: Cassava Biobags, its Capacities, Requirements, and Limitations

  • Going Bio-Based: Active Steps for Enterprises and How to Achieve Circularity in Packaging In-Focus Product Presentations
  • Raffle Draw


Philippine Trade Training Center Webinar

  • Social Media MarketingDesign Center Philippines Webinar
  • Circularity Through Returnable or Circular Material Handling Systems In-Focus Product Presentations
  • Raffle Draw


Philippine Trade Training Center Webinar

Content Development StrategyDesign Center of the Philippines Webinars

  • First in Colors: A First-Hand Experience with Sustainable Materials
  • Innovative Sustainable Packaging SolutionsIn-Focus Product Presentations
  • Raffle Draw


Philippine National Trade Repository

  • Eats More Fun in the Philippines
  • Good Food in Sustainable Packaging
  • Mindanao Halal Culinary Travel Destinations
  • Raffle Draw


Access to Technology and Innovation: Shared Services Facilities

  • Updates on Modified e-Portal: Food & Drug Administration
  • Export Marketing Bureau Services and Programs for Exporters
  • Food, Travel & Lifestyle on Tik-Tok
  • Raffle Draw

To attend any of the events, simply visit the BDTP Facebook page. The livestreams startat 10:00 AM daily, and will then be available to view on demand. To join via Zoom, register using this link:

To watch the daily shows, use the Zoom meeting link:

Sign the daily survey forms for a chance to win fabulous prizes at the daily raffle draws.

For more information about the DTI-Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion, please follow their social media accounts on Facebook (DTI.BDTP), Instagram (dti.bdtp), and Twitter (@DTI_BDTP). You may also email [email protected].


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