JOHOR BARU: Various types of biodegradable packaging materials are among the products on sale at the ongoing Johor Muafakat Mega Sale Carnival and Biodegradable Biocompostable Johor (BBJ) 2018.

Johor Biotechnology and Biodiversity Corp (J-Biotech) chief executive officer Asman Shah Abd Rahman said traders and the public could buy biodegradable products and other items at 50% discount at the three-day carnival.

The carnival is organised by the state government through a collaboration with J-Biotech and the Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK).

Asman said the event is taking place at the Pasir Gudang Indoor Stadium until tomorrow.

“More than 15 government agencies are taking part in this event.

“Traders and consumers can make purchases at reasonable prices and this will indirectly help to boost the economy and business activities,” he said.

He added that the BBJ 2018 gave the community an opportunity to recognise the role of J-Biotech and KPDNKK.

Asman also said exhibitors participating in the carnival included several bioplastic packaging manufacturers, Aeon Big, Econsave, Farm Fresh and Desaru Fruit Farm.

“Come and have a fun-filled weekend with various activities in store such as exhibitions, food trucks, colouring contest, entertainment and infotainment.

“Visitors can also participate in the Fun Run and Zumba Fitness events,” he added.

The carnival will be held from 10am until 10pm.

For details, call J-Bio Ecogreen Sdn Bhd at 07-241 1810 or KPDNKK at 07-227 2723.

Source : Star Online