Friday, June 18, 2010

Cold Chain Association of the Philippines, Inc. 8th Annual Meeting in Iloilo

Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center in Iloilo City settled the 8th Annual General Membership Meeting and Training Conference of the Cold Chain Association of the Philippines, Inc. (CCAP) held last June 10 to 11, 2010.

The conference carried the theme “Transition Management: Maneuvering in an Era of New Political and International Trade Policies” and highlighted the challenges and opportunities in the food industry as a result of the new directions, policies and programs introduced by the incoming political leadership, as well as the impact of the bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements between the Philippines and other countries such as Asean Free Trade Area and Japan-Philippine Economic Partnership Agreement on the local food processing sector.

The conference also provided updates on the latest developments within the various aspects of the cold chain industry, as well as provide insights into new technologies, materials and equipment which may assist in improving operating efficiencies, productivity and quality.

CCAP is a multi-sectoral grouping of companies and other professional organizations in the Philippines with the primary mission to organize the different industry sectors participating in the supply chain of both chilled and/or frozen food products and other groups operating temperature controlled product storage or distribution into a body which represents their individual and collective interests in policy making, standards setting and industry development.

For inquiries, please contact the Office of the CCAP Secretariat at telephone number (632) 641‐5690 or (632) 542‐4482, e-mail at or visit


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