Improving Coffee Quality in the Philippines

The Philippines has a rich history of coffee—in fact, it was one of the world’s top coffee-growing nations. Arriving in 1740, coffee spread throughout the Philippines in the ensuing decades, and by the 1860s was being exported to America. In 1880 the Philippines was the fourth-largest exporter of coffee behind Brazil, Africa, and Java, and […]

Coco farmers get P200-M credit facility

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has set aside P200 million worth of loans for coconut farmers and vowed government efforts to establish direct market linkages between coconut producers, traders and millers to eliminate profiteering middlemen. Read more: Coco farmers get P200-M credit facility

Agriculture department mulls lifting export ban on whole coconuts

MANILA – The Department of Agriculture is mulling the possibility of lifting the ban on exporting unprocessed coconut, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said Friday.  Read more: Agriculture department mulls lifting export ban on whole coconuts

There’s a heartwarming story in each cup of The Dream Coffee

The T’boli tribe of South Cotabato, Mindanao is known for weaving dreams into reality. They are popular for the T’nalak, a fabric woven out of sacred tradition and whose design is inspired by the dreams of the people. But beyond this impeccable weave, the T’boli will also soon be acknowledged for another product born out […]

Coffee industry pioneers honored for achievements

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coffee Board (PCB) on October 26 honored the industry’s pioneers through the 1st Coffee Cup of Distinction Awards. Read more: Coffee industry pioneers honored for achievements

PH coffee industry stalwarts to be honored

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Five of the most ardent supporters of the Philippine coffee industry will be honored for their achievements and contributions to the field. Read: PH coffee industry stalwarts to be honored

Pinoy youths perk up coffee-shop trend

BAGUIO CITY—Coffee consumption in the country has surged, with millennials willing to shell out P100 just for a cup. Read more: Pinoy youths perk up coffee-shop trend

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