DA to set aside P14.8 million for Northern Luzon coffee project

The Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Wednesday it will allocate P14.8 million funding under the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) to boost coffee production in Northern Luzon. Read more: DA to set aside P14.8 million for Northern Luzon coffee project

Nestlé Philippines to help establish 150 model coffee farms

In celebration of its global 150th anniversary, Nestlé Philippines will help to establish 150 model coffee farms in the country in line with the company’s Nescafé Plan, a program which aims to help improve the yield and income of Filipino coffee farmers. Read more: Nestlé Philippines to help establish 150 model coffee farms

Negros Occidental coffee producers urged to capitalize on branding

BACOLOD CITY—The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is urging coffee producers and processors in Negros Occidental to capitalize on branding to strongly position the product in the market. Read more: Negros Occidental coffee producers urged to capitalize on branding

VCO still PH’s top non-traditional coco export

VIRGIN coconut oil posted total exports of $9 million or about P420 million in March, keeping its position as the Philippines’ top-earning non-traditional, coconut-based export. Read more: VCO still PH’s top non-traditional coco export

Coco oil exports down

MANILA, Philippines – The country’s coconut oil exports fell 32 percent in the first four months of the year following the tightness in raw material supply due to the dry spell. Read more: Coco oil exports down

Value adding in coconut products sought

DAVAO CITY—Stakeholders in the coconut industry in Mindanao and the whole country will converge for a two-day summit slated on July 27 and 28 at the SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang, Davao City. Read more: Value adding in coconut products sought

Genomics used to develop new, better sugarcane varieties

The sugarcane industry is huge in the Philippines, with many other industries heavily dependent on sugar, such as the energy and fuel sectors, including bioethanol. Read more: Genomics used to develop new, better sugarcane varieties

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