Piñol cites global market potential of Samar dried fish
Catbalogan City, Samar — Agriculture Secretary Manny F. Piñol sees a bright future for Samar’s dried fish industry due to a big market demand overseas.
Piñol, who launched ” Aragtubang” or dialogue with Samar fishermen, farmers, Governors and Congressmen here last week, said the Samar dried fish industry can easily penetrate the global market, once the products are properly dried.
Piñol suggested that the drying process be done at sea and not on land to prevent flies from laying eggs on the fish, which compromises its cleanliness and quality.
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