MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, September 1, 2014 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Camiguin Provincial Office will hold a “Diskwento Caravan” (carnival discount caravan) on September 4-6, 2014 at the Mambajao Food Terminal, Bagsakan Center in the province of Camiguin back to back with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Job Fair as a part of the pre-fiesta celebration of the yearly Mambajao Devotional Fiesta.
This discount caravan is a regular activity of DTI to help the consumers avail of various basic products marked down by as much as 2% to 10%.
The products to be sold include rice, sugar, cooking oil, fresh vegetables, dairy products, canned goods, hotdog, fruit preserves, juices, chips and pastries, laundry soap, bath items, toiletries, honey based products and bottled water.
There will be twelve food manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors that will participate this year mostly coming from Cagayan de City and four from Camiguin namely: Granvia Sur, Extract Sales, Inc., Johnson and Johnson, Ralav Corp., Zest-O Corporation, Universal Robina Corp. (URC), NVM Marketing, Phil Spring Water Resources, Inc., Camiguin Isla Trading; Mambajao Kalipi Organization, Honey Beekeepers of Camiguin, and DL Bonita Merchandising.
The public service event is expected to benefit a total of a thousand residents of Camiguin.
The provincial government and the Mambajao Local Price Coordinating Council (LPCC) are also instrumental to conduct and implementation of this event.
The DTI has been conducting Diskwento Caravans for many years now all over the country and third time in Camiguin, aimed to give consumers more time to enjoy their basic right which is access to basic and prime commodities at affordable prices .(Zita M. Abellare, DTI-Camiguin)