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Women’s Group Learns Meat Processing as Livelihood

28 November 2014

PHILIPPINES - In a bid provide its members with adequate skills on meat processing, the Rural Improvement Club (RIC) of Magpet in partnership with the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist and Magpet LGU recently conducted a two-day meat processing workshop.

Around 25 participants, all women-members of RIC - Magpet living in different villages were taught on the techniques on meat processing and the technology applied in processed meat products.

In his message, Magpet Municipal Mayor Florenito Gonzaga, said that the training is helpful in starting a small livelihood.

“This is an opportunity for RIC – Magpet members to gain knowledge on meat processing which they can apply back home and start with a small livelihood, much thanks to the provincial government particularly the OPAg for engaging our constituents in a helpful training,” Mayor Gonzaga said.

The training which was headed by Marivic Supena, food laboratory in-charge of the OPAg, trained the participants basic things related to meat processing such as meat cutting, chopping and mixing.

They were also taught how to use spices and non-meat additives correctly in order to come up with a well-processed meat.

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