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The Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC) expands its reach by bringing the Food Connect Program to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the regions. The program aims to assist MSMEs in the food processing industry on the step-by-step process of preparing the required documents in applying for License to Operate (LTO) and Certificate of Product Registration (CPR) from the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA). At the same time, the program is also designed to prepare MSMEs in obtaining international certification as required by the country where they intend to export their products. At the end of the program, MSMEs are ready to comply with market standards enabling access to local and international markets.

MAIN OBJECTIVES: •

To provide capability-building through formal/offsite training, write-shop, awareness sessions/briefing sessions and updating on the mandatory/voluntary regulatory and/or market requirements; and

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To guide firm level in preparation of and establishing documentary requirements for implementation.


DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM COURSE 1: 1st Part:

Training Modules:

APPLICATION FOR FDA- LTO

A 2-day training on Awareness on Food Safety and Compliance to Philippine FDA-LTO Documentary Requirements, inclusive of Labeling Requirements.

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2nd Part:

Training Modules:

COURSE 2:

Awareness on Compliance to Philippine FDA-LTO Documentary Requirements Basic Food Safety / Quality Basic Food Processing Technologies Innovations/Basic Laboratory Requirements Seminar-Workshop/Write-shop on Philippine Documentary Requirements Awareness on Philippine Basic Labeling Requirements One-on-one consultations

A 3-day training on Awareness and Write-shop on Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) / Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) Manual

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Awareness on cGMP Documentation & Write-shop of cGMP Policy and SSOP

APPLICATION FOR FDA-CPR Awareness and write-shop on FDA-CPR Philippine Documentary Requirements

COURSE 3:

APPLICATION FOR INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION Training Modules are determined according to MSMEs’ intended Certification Standard.


WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FOOD CONNECT PROGRAM? •

MSMEs assisted by the Innovation Centers of DOST’s Food Innovation Center (FIC), universities and other hubs ready with product R&D

MSMEs with “No LTO” but with existing food processing facility, and are committed to undergo training and mentoring to comply with the mandatory documentary regulatory requirements

MSMEs with LTO and ready to comply with the mandatory documentary regulatory requirements of FDA-CPR

MSMEs in need of assistance in the mandatory certification requirements for export market compliance (especially for first time exporters)

MSMEs who are not ready with their food processing facility but already have business plans and layout of processing facilities.

THINK TRAINING. THINK PTTC. For inquiries, call (+632) 831-9988 or 225-2518

PHILIPPINE TRADE TRAINING CENTER

Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Cor. Roxas Boulevard, 1300 Pasay City, Philippines

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train@pttc.gov.ph

/DTI.Philippine Trade Training Center

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or the nearest DTI Regional Office in your area.

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