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Posts Tagged ‘National Food Authority (NFA)’

Rice traders push for stronger measure vs rice cartels, smuggling

Posted on Tuesday, 26 February 2019 09:49 AM | No Comments
METRO MANILA, Philippines – Alyansa ng Industriyang Bigas, a group of rice traders are appealing for a strong measure against rice cartels and smuggling to be included in the implementing...

REPASO 2018: Rice, Inflation and Duterte’s TRAIN Law

Posted on Monday, 31 December 2018 01:46 PM | No Comments
  The Philippines is among countries that highly depends on rice as its staple. This year, issues surrounding the country’s rice supply and the National Food Authority (NFA) made headlines...

Consumers appeal for continuous supply of NFA rice as rice tariffication looms

Posted on Wednesday, 19 December 2018 04:39 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines –  Consumers are asking the government to retain the supply of the low-priced rice of the National Food Authority (NFA) in local markets even after the passage of...

NFA, DTI to check local markets over implementation of SRP in rice

Posted on Thursday, 8 November 2018 04:00 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The National Food Authority (NFA) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will conduct inspections of local markets to make sure the suggested retail price...

Retailers want a special window for rice imports in BOC

Posted on Wednesday, 7 November 2018 10:12 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – A total of 13 companies signified their interest to join the bidding to be set by the National Food Authority (NFA) for the 500,000 metric tons...

DA to fast track rice importation, works on offering P38/kg of rice

Posted on Thursday, 25 October 2018 02:46 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The bidding on the next phase of rice importation will open next week. Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol wants to make sure that there will be no more...

DA, NFA to shed P6B to buy palay from local farmers

Posted on Thursday, 11 October 2018 01:57 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) in collaboration with the National Food Authority (NFA) is set to launch on Friday (October 12) a massive procurement of locally...

Price drop in commercial rice starts in Metro Manila markets

Posted on Tuesday, 2 October 2018 04:24 PM | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The National Food Authority (NFA) is confident that prices of commercial rice will continue to drop in the next two weeks or one month. NFA...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: DA’s Piñol relieves 2 NFA execs in Region 3

Posted on Monday, 24 September 2018 12:31 PM | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines –Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol has relieved from their positions the Region 3 director of the National Food Authority (NFA) and the agency’s manager in Bulacan. This was...

UNTV EXCLUSIVE: DA to propose a ban on importation of ‘fancy rice’ next year

Posted on Thursday, 20 September 2018 12:25 PM | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Following the official return of the National Food Authority (NFA) under the supervision of the Department of Agriculture (DA), Secretary Manny Piñol checked on the...