The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the Philippines (CCIFP), together with the French Embassy to the Philippines and Micronesia, present “Behind the Cuisines,” a two-day virtual event that aims to explore the current situation of the F&B industry in the Philippines, as well as support French and Filipino restaurateurs, food retailers, distributors, and local farmers who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Exploring the French and Filipino culture 

“Behind the Cuisines” features a webinar on the theme “The Changing Phases of the Food and Beverage Industry: Defining the New Food Normal” (by registration) on Oct. 22, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The highlight of this day will be a series of high-level online conversations from key individuals in public and private sectors to inform everyone about the current state of the F&B industry in the country, key insights and practices presented by leading companies, and prominent market trends.

It follows a live cooking segment for the second part of its series, “A Fusion of French and Filipino Flavors” featuring Erwan Heussaff, that offers a platform for different French and Filipino food businesses to showcase their products and services amid this uncertain time. This virtual event will happen on Oct. 23, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and streamed live on the Facebook page of the CCIFP:

Overall, CCIFP envisions both days of the event to complement one another by: first, imparting vital information regarding the current situation of the F&B industry in the Philippines; and second, providing the audience with ways on how they, in their own homes, can help support French and Filipino food businesses impacted by the pandemic, all while celebrating both cultures.

Support local farmers and communities with partner beneficiary, AGREA

CCIFP warmly invites the public to get a glimpse of French and Philippine culture through “Behind the Cuisines” as this will be a free event. Register to the webinar and support local farmers and communities. 15% of the total revenue will be donated to the Chamber’s partner beneficiary, AGREA. Should you wish to personally support this initiative, you may access this link:


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