Pilmico Champions Sustainable Livelihood Through Backyard Farming in Pangasinan

Urdaneta City, Pangasinan — Committed to building avenues for sustainable livelihood through agriculture, Pilmico, the food subsidiary of Aboitiz Equity Ventures, recently held the Pilmico Agri & Livelihood Expo at the Urdaneta Cultural & Sports Center last May 18, 2019.

The primary objective of the expo is to provide a space for aspiring agri-entrepreneurs to learn about how backyard farming can be a viable source of income. To support this, Pilmico conducted free seminars on animal husbandry and nutrition and held basic and advanced baking demos. Local businesses were also invited to showcase their products and to connect with potential customers and partners within the area.

With the participation of Pilmico’s government partner, Department of Trade and Industry, the Pilmico Agri and Livelihood Expo gave way for better communication of business requirements as well as tips on how the attendees can jumpstart their agribusiness.

“With an entrepreneurial mindset and the right skills in farming, businesses can thrive for generations. The Pilmico Agri & Livelihood Expo is our way of giving back to the community; a tangible expression of our promise to empower the backyard sector, and ultimately, the agriculture industry as a whole.” Pilmico AVP Feeds Sales Jefferson Abian explains.

Attendees were also treated to a special cooking demonstration by celebrity chef, Chef Boy Logro where the different flavors of the Philippines were showcased using pork, chicken, & eggs.

Pilmico advances business and communities by being a true Partner for Growth of local farmers and businesses. Through events like the Pilmico Agri and Livelihood Expo, the company is able to inspire future agri-entrepreneurs by sharing its extensive industry knowledge, business solutions, and expert advice.