Fifteen MSMEs in Capiz avail of DOST’s packaging services

DOST VI, through its Capiz Provincial S&T Center (PSTC) recently conducted the Forum and Awarding of Packaging Materials and New and Developed Label Design to its 2021 Program Beneficiaries. The one-day activity was attended by 15 MSMEs located in different parts of Capiz Province.

Among the activities undertaken were the 1) Orientation on Packaging and Labeling Requirements; 2) Awarding of printed copies of label designs and packaging materials and soft copy stored on a USB flash drive; 3) Presentation of DOST programs and services via an audio-visual presentation and 4) Distribution of Stakeholders Consultation Survey Form.

For 2021, the Capiz PSTC targeted fifteen (15) customers to be delivered with twenty-five (25) S&T interventions. Of these 15 MSMEs, forty-two (42) label designs were completed and awarded to the beneficiaries.

The Product Packaging Technology Assistance Program of DOST aims to increase the market competitiveness of the locally-produced goods of these MSMEs by providing packaging technology solutions to their products.

Also, in attendance to the activity were DOST VI Packaging and Labeling team, Paul Ainesis U. Sambas, Kay Kristyle S. Cainglet, Faye Camille D. Jimenea together with SRS II Mia C. Pielago and PA II Ivy D. Delandao from PSTC Capiz. (IDDelandao/MCPielago)