On April 20th 2011 at Grand Ballroom, Royal Phuket City Hotel, Phuket, Mrs.Pimpapan Chansilp, the Deputy Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Commerce, presided over the seminar ‘Organic: Alternative Life’ to promote organic agriculture in Phuket. There were 200 people in attendance at the seminar.
The seminar was held to encourage people from both the small communities and the big cities in Thailand to use and support organic food and products since they are healthy and environmentally friendly. The ministry also established a organic product and entrepreneurs database along with suggestions about new ways of marketing organic products. Apart from the knowledge about organic food and products, there were organic foods and products from different entrepreneurs on display and sold at the event.