Posts Tagged National Food Authority (NFA)

Rice traders push for stronger measure vs rice cartels, smuggling

Freema Gloria   •   February 26, 2019

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

Marje Pelayo   •   December 31, 2018

  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

Marje Pelayo   •   December 19, 2018

  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

Marje Pelayo   •   November 8, 2018

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

Marje Pelayo   •   November 7, 2018

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

Marje Pelayo   •   October 25, 2018

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

Marje Pelayo   •   October 11, 2018

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

Marje Pelayo   •   October 2, 2018

  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

Marje Pelayo   •   September 24, 2018

  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

Marje Pelayo   •   September 20, 2018

  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...

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