Asuncion, November 23.
In the auditorium of the Central Bank of Paraguay with the presence of the President of Paraguay Mr. Mario Abdo Benitez, the Minister of CONACYT (NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY), Eng. Eduardo Filippo, was presented the report of activities of the institution for the year 2020 and 2021.
The CONACYT announced that the first project to recieve support of the PROINOVA / BID program was awarded to ALPACASA for its CHIAME project. It consists of the development of a new nutritional product from organic grains combining science nutrition, functional preventive medicine and food processing technology.
Development Director Carlos Tahin expressed to the audience and local media his gratitude to the government and emphasized the need to add value to the national raw material.
Director Carlos Blanco also stated the building of a new state-of-the-art food processing industrial plant within the ALPACASA industrial complex in the Department of San Pedro.