The Mua-an Farmers-Producers' Cooperative based in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato has inked a market deal with Rustan Supercenters, Incorporated earlier today at Shopwise, Harrison Plaza, Manila.

Comprising the initial shipment were more than 10 metric tons of Lakatan bananas produced by growers in North Cotabato province.

The signing of the marketing agreement was an offshoot of the market matching initiated by the Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) during the holding of the 2016 Regional Banana Congress in General Santos City.

Witnessing the simple ceremony were DA 12 Regional Executive Director Milagros Casis, OIC-RTD for Operations Fe Ybanez, AMAD Chief Danilo Centillas, APCO-SarGen Jocelyn Misterio, HVCDP Focal Person Dr. Jocelyn Torres, other DA 12 staff, key officers of Mua-an Farmers' - Producers' Coop, and other guests.