Baguio City, CAR, PHILIPPINES, February 20, 2020 – CHC AGRITECH Consultant for Agriculture, Edwin B. Espiloy was invited by the office of Baguio City Lone District Representative, Congressman Marquez O. Go, through City Councilor Philian Louise Weygan-Allan, Heading the Committee on Market, Trade and Commerce, and Agriculture, to conduct a seminar to train the Urban Gardener’s Association of Baguio, as part of the City’s food sufficiency, security and greening program. The seminar entitled, “Modern Agriculture: Using Probiotics in Advancing Organic Farming”, was meant to create awareness about probiotics. Attendees were more than 70 participants comprised of different leaders in the disciplines of urban gardening, aquaponics operation, backyard livestock and poultry production in the City of Baguio. The presentation focused on the advantages and benefits of using biofertilizers as key component in increasing production quality and yield.
(Pictured from left to right: Mr. Vincent Aaron Chacapra – City Agriculturist; Edwin B. Espiloy – CHC Consultant for Agriculture; Dr. Brigit Piok – Baguio City Veterinary and Agriculture Head; CHC AGRITECH Local Technicians & Distributors: Roberto S. Osorio, Melvilyn T. Osorio and Amy A. Espiloy.)
Probiotics are live bacteria and/or fungi naturally-occurring in soil or animals that provide health benefits by restoring the flora of the animal’s gut or soil, improving growth, production, strengthens immunity/resistance; and are considered generally safe to consume or to handle. During the opening ceremonies, Head of Baguio City Veterinary Office, Dr. Brigit Piok highlighted the importance of producing yard vegetables and livestock because it can potentially save a household, large sums of money in a form of free food with excess production as barter items for products around the community and can even generate extra income.
CHC AGRITECH is currently running an Information Caravan in Regions I, II, III, and CAR as part of the company’s aggressive campaign in increasing awareness in utilizing probiotics on matters of water and solid waste management, crops, aquaculture, poultry and livestock. According to CLASSIQUE WORLD and CHC AGRITECH Marketing Director, Mr. Jaysrel “Jay” C. Corpus, “The company is leveling-up its global presence as part of the company’s goals this year”.
CHC AGRITECH (established in 2016), a 100% Filipino-owned biotech distribution company, is a division of Classique Herbs Corporation which has been distributing quality health and wellness products since 2002. Probiotic-based product brands like CHC FARMERS’ FRIEND, CHC ACTIVATOR, CHC PROBIOTIC, and CHC AQUALIFE are recently gaining popularity among agricultural farmers, aquaculture enthusiast, poultry and livestock producers nationwide.
Formulator and inventor of CHC products Dr. Tetsuo Kamekawa, a Japanese microbiologist and enzymologist, has produced a very powerful unique concoction of bacteria, fungi, yeast and enzymes designed to deliver amazing results in the realm of probiotics in the Philippines. Dr. Kamekawa was one of the active participants in the clean-up movement in the 2006 Guimaras oil spill in Panay Gulf. It was in that incident the doctor demonstrated the power of his product, leading to the swift recovery of the Panay shores, mangroves, corals and other sea ecosystems.
The Baguio City Agriculture Office through Ms. Marcelina Tabelin, likewise invited the CHC AGRITECH Team to judge the first-ever URBAN GARDENING COMPETITION on April 27 to May 8, 2020. A series of workshops and trainings for Baguio’s small to medium-scale farmers in crops and livestock is now being scheduled from March through May 2020, to train Baguio’s farmers on the use of CHC Probiotic products.
CHC AGRITECH products are now available at the Baguio City Veterinary and Agriculture Office or through CHC AGRITECH’s recently launched online store. It is also available from exclusive agri-agro store outlets and direct sellers throughout the Philippines. After sales services and technical support are also part of the company’s commitment to provide better customer care to its clients and partners.