Trappist Monastic Food Products and Nonnie’s Delicacies and Food Products were awarded Certificates of Ownership (COO) for successfully completing their refund for the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program 4.0 Innovation-Enabling Fund or SETUP 4.0-iFund.

Trappist availed of the program back in 2012 and 2016 to acquire production equipment such as the Form Fill Machine, Automatic Pastry Machine and the Super Shin Double Colored Egg Roll Machine. Meanwhile, Nonnie’s availed of the program back in 2017 also to procure equipment and facilities for their commissary such as gas oven, planetary mixer, stainless steel table and racks as well as packaging materials.

The certificates were given by DOST VI representatives from the Guimaras Provincial S&T Office (PSTO) headed by their Provincial S&T Director, Mr. Allen Daryl F. Asuelo. (DOST Guimaras PSTO/DOST VI-Knowledge Management Unit)