This summer, get a taste of refreshing business ideas that can be profitable all year round at the Department of Science and Technology’s Technology Resource Center (DOST-TRC) with its training courses for aspiring entrepreneurs.

With the summer vacation now on its final stretch this May, it isn’t too late to put up a small business perfect for beating the heat.

One such business is ice cream production. For a minimal training fee, one can enroll in TRC’s two-day training on commercial ice cream production to learn about the basic technology, material and equipment requirements, product formulation, and costing. Trainees will also get the chance to have a hands-on experience in ice cream making and a field trip to an ice cream plant.

One can also opt to put up a buko juice/shake kiosk TRC’s two-day training includes lectures on plain and flavored buko juice product formulation, processing guidelines, sanitation procedures, packaging and cost requirements. As in the ice cream production training seminar, enrollees will similarly have a hands-on experience in the preparation of buko shake/juice.

TRC also offers livelihood trainings for other business enterprises perfect for the whole year . These include food business, services, agriculture and other small-scale industries that cater to the varied interests of aspiring entrepreneurs.

Providing affordable livelihood trainings is just one of TRC’s ways of creating opportunities for the public. “We expect to create not just more livelihood opportunities for more individuals; we also look forward to developing better and more relevant programs, efficiently and with higher success rate,” says Dennis Cunanan, TRC director general.

The TRC office is located at Jacinta Bldg. 2, Guadalupe Nuevo, EDSA, Makati City. For more details on the schedule and fees please contact 8225087, or visit or like its facebook page at ###

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