Food Value Chain Training Course in Partnership with Visayas State University 2024

Food Value Chain Training Course in Partnership with Visayas State University 2024

27 - 31 May 2024
Department of Food Science and Technology, VSU

The Food Value Chain Training Course in Partnership with Visayas State University under HRD Project Phase 4, have successfully conducted from May 27 to May 31, 2024, in Leyte, Philippines. The Program was organised by HRD Project Phase 4 in collaboration with the Department of Food Science and Technology of Visayas State University and Japan Food Journal, attended by 80 participants, which consisted of 26 academicians, 5 Local Government Unit officials, 1 staff from the private sector, and 48 students from Visayas State University, and other neighboring universities in the Philippines. A total of 8 relevant experts from Japanese companies share their expertise based on their broad knowledge and experience on the topic of the Food Value Chain.

The programme provided not only lectures but also workshops and a field visit to the farm as well as the Food-Processing Company in Leyte to build a comprehensive understanding of participants on the given topic related to the Food Value Chain as well as discussed the relevant topic related to Food Value Chain improvement and development which consists of the basic concept of the food value chain including relevant stages along the Food Value Chain which consist of Methods for improving the added value of agricultural products and foods, food packaging technologies, food loss-food waste, and the environmental issues including the achievement of the SDGs, freezing and chilling technology, restaurant industry chain store management, meat processing in the restaurant industry, traceability and food safety in Japanese Companies, food service industry, as well as agricultural finance

Main Speakers

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Dr. Ryoichi Ishii
Emeritus Professor, Shiga University
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Mr. Masashi Atsugi
Toyoseikan
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Dr. Rumi Ide
CEO Office 3.11, Inc. and Journalist
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Dr. Shinji Kono
Chief Engineer, Mayekawa Mfg. Co., Ltd.
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Mr. Hisashi Nagahiro
Senior Advisor, Yoshinoya Holdings Co., Ltd.
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Ms. Wirachapan Sutharat
Manager, Yoshinoya Holdings Co., Ltd.
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Mr. Hiroshi Akutsu
IDACA
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Mr. Kosei Hasegawa
Norinchukin Research Institute Co., Ltd.