Farmers can find better future in cacao, says Villa

Considered among the country’s poorest, coconut farmers now have the opportunity to improve their earnings by going into cacao and coffee intercropping, Sen. Cynthia Villar said Tuesday. Read more: Farmers can find better future in cacao, says Villa

More tablea makers can boost PH cacao industry

Having more tablea makers in Cebu can help boost the cacao industry in Davao, which is the largest producer of cacao in the country. Read more: More tablea makers can boost PH cacao industry

Auro commits to bring back golden days of PH cacao

After all, the partners behind this business, who came back to the Philippines specifically to set up the company after studying and working abroad, are keen on making high-quality products that are truly “made for Filipinos, by Filipinos.” Read more: Auro commits to bring back golden days of PH cacao    

PH coffee featured at global coffee expo in Seattle

For the first time in Philippine coffee history, Philippine coffee varieties from different production areas were cupped and graded by certified Q graders from across the globe following the cupping protocol of the Specialty Coffee Association of America. Read more: PH coffee featured at global coffee expo in Seattle

PH lowers sugar allocation for US

Sugar regulators have reduced the share of locally produced sugar intended for the United States market as they weigh uncertainties about the new Trump administration’s appetite for imports. Read more: PH lowers sugar allocation for US

The growing community of specialty coffee

Most specialty coffee fans have a level of devotion to coffee higher than regular drinkers. The common idea is it’s not for the general public – it’s more of a niche product. Read more: The growing community of specialty coffee

Sagada coffee wins international award in Paris

The coffee farmer and the Coffee Heritage Project recently gained international recognition when their collaboration on producing heirloom coffee received an award from the Agency for the Valorization of Agricultural Products (AVPA), a non-governmental and non-profit organization that seeks to improve the quality of agricultural products amid the pressure of mass marketing. Read more: Sagada coffee […]

Clean-water services for healthier Philippines pushed

The Philippines, through its Philippine Water Supply Sector Roadmap created by the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda), has aimed to hit the universal water-access target by 2025. Yet, as hopeful as it seems, this goal requires bigger responsibilities. Read more: Clean-water services for healthier Philippines pushed

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