On 21st April 2014 at Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket Governor – Maitree Intusut presided over the opening of an OTOP event entitled “2014 OTOP ON THE BEACH”. The event is being held with cooperation from Phuket Province, Patong City Municipality and Phuket Community Development Provincial Office and will run until 27th April 2014.
At the event there are a wide range of 3-5 star OTOP products from all over the country with a total of 220 demonstration booths offering products to tourists. Phuket demonstrations include a goat breeding show which highlights the quality of the local goat’s milk, batik printing through to seaweed farming. It is estimated that the event will see no less than 20 million baht worth of products sold.
The purpose of the event is to increase marketing channels and the amount of the OTOP products sold in the Phuket Province in 2014.