Mindanao hogs to be exported to Singapore

The Department of Agriculture announced Friday Mindanao would start exporting its hog products to Singapore by June in the government bid to tap more foreign markets,
boost local production and bring more profit to farmers.

Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap disclosed this as he also announced the implementation of guidelines and procedures for a comprehensive swine farm inspection system. He said the guidelinesit would try to boost the appeal of the country’s meat products in the local and the international market.

Yap told reporters said there have been “serious inquiries” from the Singaporean government on getting the hogs from Mindanao and hog raisers planned an initial shipment in June at a still undetermined volume.

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