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Since March, Philippines has been under quarantine protocols and with the strict limitation in mobility, many of us resorted to online shopping for our essential needs most especially for food. Due to the increasing demand, this later gave rise to numerous online food sellers that offers clever and ingenious food products that is surely catching to the eye of online consumers.

Online Food Seller

Driven by the inspiration from the perseverance and innovative spirit of Filipinos to thrive during this pandemic through online selling, SGS Philippines initiated a free webinar called Food Safety Guidelines for Online Food Sellers to help these budding entrepreneurs when it comes to food safety. This webinar series is a part of the SGS Kaagapay program for MSMEs, a program initiative by SGS Philippines that mainly focuses in guiding and training the MSMEs with the best practices and helping them to expand their business.

Founder of Let’s Eat Pare Association, a popular food online community in the country, Mr. Mark Del Rosario was there to share an inspirational talk to encourage everyone to support local online sellers and to share the importance of food safety even in small businesses.

SGS’ very own Technical Sales Specialist and Marketing and Business Development Officer for food, Ms. Gizelle Diwa, emphasized the importance of being equipped with the knowledge in basic food microbiology and the impact of food contamination and food poisoning in businesses. To further elaborate the relevance of food safety for MSMEs, SGS’ Technical Sales Specialist and Kaagapay MSME Program coordinator, Ms. Jessica Pusod, shared the practical guides to food safety. She gave tips on safe home set-up food processing as well as the best practices starting from receiving of goods and preparation of food up to the distribution and delivery of food products.

Are you an MSME? Send us a message for free consultation and to learn more about the SGS Food Kaagapay Program. You may contact:

Jinelle Picones
Agriculture, Food, and Life
Business Manager - Food Sector
m: 
 +63 (917) 838 9611 / (02) 8784 9400
PH.Food.Solutions@sgs.com