Proving how committed they are to their partnership to Filipino farmers, Jardine Distribution, Inc. (JDI) conducted another “BiyahEdukasyon”, bringing Mango growers in some areas in the bustling island of Panay–Iloilo City, Guimaras, and Boracay.
BiyahEdukasyon is a program organized by the said company which is offered to those who have been loyal customers for years.
Kaye Aguilan, JDI product manager expressed, “BiyahEdukasyon has been our way of pursuing continued education for our partners outside of their farms.” She also added, “ Aside from providing farmers solutions through the products that we offer, we believe that by providing them opportunities to learn more about their crop and exposing them to other income-generating ideas, we are able to help them in their business. This in tern ensures that the partnerships we have with them are sustained.”
A total of 90 participants from the provinces of Pangasinan, Batangas, Davao, North Cotabato, Saranggani, and Cagayan De Oro took part in the trip.
The event included a seminar on integrated pest management and an actual demonstration of bagging mango fruits to prevent damage from pests at the National Research and Development Center Guimaras. This was followed by a tour of the MacNester Food Products, a food processing facility using Mangoes as one of its main ingredients for many food products; The participants were treated to an island hopping tour at Boracay and capped by a dinner by the beach courtesy of Summit Agro International, one of JDI’s partners for its Mango brands.
Key Mango customers were also recognized during the trip.
“It was a fun and meaningful trip for the participants. We made sure that they would not only learn but also enjoy the activities held throughout the trip. After all, our loyal customers only deserve the best—like our products and this trip,” said Aguilan.
JDI, a member company of Jardine Matheson Group, represents a number of leading brands in crop protection, local and foreign-made pesticides, plant growth regulators, hybrid rice seeds, and vegetable seeds.
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