Fiji Time: 1:00 AM on Friday 31 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Plans in progress to strengthen network

Shayal Devi
Monday, September 01, 2014

FOLLOWING the inaugural Pacific Culinary Training workshop in the region, plans are in the pipeline to strengthen the network between chefs and local farmer associations.

This was the comment made by South Pacific Tourism Organisation project manager Chris Cocker during the final day of the culinary training workshop in Nadi yesterday.

"This is the first one (workshop) so there should be another culinary event," he said.

"What we are not sure of at the moment is what form that workshop will be in.

"We need to have a stronger network of local farmer association bodies because at the moment, these chefs don't know who to contact for local produce."

"The week-long European Union sponsored workshop had received amazing feedback," says Mr Cocker.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. On the rise
  2. Dob them!
  3. Murder trial on
  4. New $2 coin with Spanish flower for release
  5. Sweet success
  6. Minister: No drop in FEA bills
  7. Call for drug raids
  8. Canoes Down Under
  9. Department spends $1.4m
  10. $120m for water upgrade

Top Stories this Week

  1. PM's worry Sunday (26 Oct)
  2. Full pay while on leave Friday (24 Oct)
  3. Kepa's not weak Friday (24 Oct)
  4. Ryan speaks out Monday (27 Oct)
  5. 'Widespread abuse' Monday (27 Oct)
  6. Ryan's fight to help 7s Friday (24 Oct)
  7. Passport scam Wednesday (29 Oct)
  8. Theft by workers Monday (27 Oct)
  9. Equal rights Tuesday (28 Oct)
  10. Alert over fake visas Tuesday (28 Oct)