Production and marketing of hygienic foods stressed

RANGPUR, Business community leaders have stressed on using modern technologies and machineries for production, packaging and marketing of hygienic and quality foodstuffs.

They expressed the views at closing ceremony of a seminar on 'Attaining

BSTI certificates and patents, design and trademark registration' held at

Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) Bhaban here on Wednesday.

The Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Foundation with assistance of

District Bakery Owners' Association organised the daylong event.

Earlier, the SME Foundation organised a threeday training course on

'Practice for proper production in bakery industry' at same venue from

December 9 to 11 before arranging the seminar on Wednesday ending the four

day programme.

Forty owners of different small and medium scale bread, biscuit and

other confectionery producing enterprises and factories of Rangpur region

participated in the training course and seminar.

Deputy Manager of the SME Foundation Sanjida Sultana and its Assistant

Manager Engineer Tanvir Foysal conducted the sessions of the training course

and seminar as resource persons.

The resource persons discussed on production of bread, biscuits and

other confectionery foodstuffs hygienically at small and medium scale

enterprises, bakeries and factories and prerequisites for getting BSTI

certificates and patents, design and trademark registration.

RCCI President Mostafa Sohrab Chowdhury Titu attended the seminar as the

chief guest with President of divisional unit of Bangladesh Bread, Biscuit

and Confectionery Producers' Samity Reaz Shaheed Shovan in the chair.

President of the Uttarbanga Parisahd of Bangladesh Bread, Biscuit and

Confectionery Producers' Samity Maksudul Alam Patwari and Senior Vice

president of RCC Mostoba Hossain Ripan addressed the seminar as special

guests.

The participants thanked the organisers for arranging the training

course and seminar those largely enriched their practical knowledge on proper

production and marketing of confectionery goods maintaining high quality and

BSTI standard.

The chief guest lauded the SME Foundation for arranging the training and

seminar programmes to enrich knowledge of owners of small and medium scale

enterprises and factories involved in producing confectionery foodstuffs.

The owners of small and medium scale enterprises and factories will

fetch more profits if they produce quality and hygienic confectionery

foodstuffs recommendable by the BSTI using modern technologies and

machineries, he added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)