East West Seed Wins Best Demo Farm
East-West Seed Company won the coveted "Best Demo Farm" at the vegetable derby held recently in the 13-hectare farm of boxing icon Manny Pacquiao in Barangay Banahaw, Malungon, Sarangani Province.
The vegetable derby was the highlight of the recent Vegetable Congress that was participated in by major vegetable seed producers in the country. All leading vegetable seed companies in the country planted and showcased their best seed varieties for visitors to see and to judge for themselves which varieties excel under the growing conditions in the Pacman Farm.
Boxing Icon Manny Paquiao (extreme right)
and Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap (second
from right) admires the large quality fruits of
Mutya patola grown in Manny Paquiao's farm
in Malungon, Sarangani Province.
Also in Photo are EW executives Dra. Mary Ann
P. Sayoc, General Manager and Ric M. Reyes,
Head, Product Management Group.
The East West Demo Farm displayed 24 new varieties about the most number of hybrid vegetables showcased. These included Diamante Max virus tolerant tomato, Galactica, a namamarako resistant hybrid bittergourd, Pipinito baby cucumber, Sultan and Emperor sweet pepper, Mayumi upo, Mutya Patola, Red Pinoy onion, Vulcan hot pepper, Barak snap beans, Choy pakchoi and Macho and Sweet Grande sweet corn hybrids. The Banate King eggplants impressed visitors with its outstanding yield performance and fruit quality highly preferred by Mindanao market.
The "Best Vegetable Demo award" was presented by Governor Migz Dominguez to the East West Seed Company during the last day of the 7th National Vegetable Congress held at the Family Country Convention Center, General Santos City.
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