National Coffee Council Creation in 2017 Pressed

From EDGE Davao published on January 13, 2017   Stakeholders have expressed optimism President Duterte will sign an executive order this year that will establish once and for all a Philippine Coffee Council to strengthen the coffee industry. Atty. Lucky Seigfred Balleque, provincial director of the Department of Trade and Industry in Compostela Valley told… Read More

Rody To Sign EO to Launch RP Coffee Brand This 2017

  From Edge Davao published on January 12, 2017   President Duterte will sign within this year an executive order that will establish the Philippine coffee brand due to a growing clamor by industry players and stakeholders. Atty. Lucky Seigfred Balleque, provincial director of the Department of Trade and Industry for Compostela Valley disclosed this… Read More

Kape Pilipino Cup Quality Competition Official Rules

EVENT Kape Pilipino: Philippine Coffee Board Inc.’s First Annual Cup Quality Competition March 1-4, 2017 Cavite State University PARTICIPANTS Anyone engaged in the production of coffee in the Philippines, including but not limited to coffee cooperatives, farmers, processors and exporters. Participant categories and subcategories Samples shall be categorized as follows: Robusta coffee: for samples of Coffea… Read More

Hearts On The Cup

  Barista champion Vanessa Caceres reveals how to make latte art   MATERIALS: espresso machine fresh milk (cold) coffee (medium to dark roast) barista pitcher (with a narrow spout) barista latte art pen MATERIALS: Steam the milk at 150-160°F using an espresso machine to make a microfoam (also known as wet foam because of its… Read More