What: 10th Coconut Festival
When: August 25-28, 2011
Where: SM Megamall in Mandaluyong
The 10th Coconut Festival which will be held at the SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City on August 25-28, will showcase the latest developments in the coconut industry.
The event will highlight the versatility of the coconut through exhibits of various food and non-food products and byproducts by traders from all over the country. This year’s celebration will provide a venue for information sharing, trading and market matching activities which will promote business opportunities from the coconut to attest that indeed the coconut is the Tree of Life.
There will be free lectures on the latest technology and product updates.
One focus of the festival will be the opportunities in utilizing the coconut husk for making into geotextiles and organic fertilizers. According to Agriculture Sec. Proceso J. Alcala, the country could generate revenues of at least $225 million annually by processing the husks into these high-value products.
As a business owner you can also invest in the stock market while attending your business. You can tap the services of online stock trading companies where you can easily buy and sell financial products from the comfort of your home.