NEDA sees export potential of coffee, cacao

MANILA — The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is looking to tap into the huge potential for growth in exports of high-value products especially coffee and cacao, in its efforts to diversify the country’s export products. Read more: NEDA sees export potential of coffee, cacao 

How the country can export more farm products

Can the Philippines become one of the farm export powerhouses in Southeast Asia? My answer would be “yes.” But a lot needs to be done. Read more: How the country can export more farm products

‘Negrense coconut farmers need more gov’t support’

An award-winning coconut farmer-producer in Negros Occidental stressed the need for more government support to farmers to expand the country’s coconut sugar industry. Read more: ‘Negrense coconut farmers need more gov’t support’

Inclusive growth through agriculture

The National Economic and Development Authority (Neda)-Davao is pushing for the advancement and the development of agriculture in a bid to foster inclusive development in the rural areas. Read more: Inclusive growth through agriculture

Davao’s cacao added to Belgian choco’s ingredient

DAVAO CITY (PNA) – An international chocolate producer will launch Belcolade, the real Belgian chocolate with a single origin of cacao beans exclusively sourced from Davao. Read more: Davao’s cacao added to Belgian choco’s ingredient

PIDS: Govt should pursue agri-venture schemes, block farming

The Agribusiness Venture Arrangements (AVAs) and Sugarcane Block Farming (SBF), two government initiatives aimed at boosting farm productivity and income of agrarian-reform beneficiaries (ARBs), should be encouraged. Read more: PIDS: Govt should pursue agri-venture schemes, block farming

Sugarcane Production: Franchise, Business and Entrepreneur

Sugarcane (Saccharum) or popularly known as “Tubo” here in the Philippines, refers to any of tall perennial grasses of the family Gramineae ( grass family). Native to warm temperate to tropical regions of Asia, they have stout, jointed, fibrous stalks that are rich in sugar, and measure two to six meters tall.  All sugar cane […]

PHL cacao beans gain mainstream acceptance in Japan

The Department of Trade and Industry’s Trade and Investments Promotion Group (DTI-TIPG) and the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Tokyo (PTIC-Tokyo) shared promising developments for Philippine cacao beans as it enters the mainstream Japanese market through the newly produced chocolate made by Isetan Mitsukoshi. Read more: PHL cacao beans gain mainstream acceptance in Japan

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