Filipina coffee cupper comes home

From philstar.com by Chit U. Juan   MANILA, Philippines – What is cupping anyway? People in the coffee trade know that a cupper or coffee taster is the one person who can either make or break the economic future of a coffee harvest. Cupping has its own language, its own standards and internationally-recognized metrics to… Read More

Mindanao, coffee country

From philstar.com by Pacita U. Juan MANILA, Philippines – Not many people realize that Mindanao produces about 70 percent of coffee in the country. Many still think it is Batangas, or maybe Cavite, which now comes as a close second to our Southern mountain areas. We were in Davao some weeks ago to prepare for… Read More