Philippine Coffee Wins Awards

    At the THAIFEX Food Exhibition held recently in Bangkok, the Asean Coffee Federation(ACF) organized the Roaster’s Choice coffee awards gathering over 25 microlots from coffee farms in Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos , Vietnam, Philippines and other ASEAN coffee producing countries. The Philippines’ entry, an Arabica from Davao, won in two categories—espresso and siphon… Read More

Schedule of Activities for October 2013

  Coffee Origins 2013 Opening Night October 10, 2013 6pm – 9pm Greenbelt 5, 2nd Level The Gallery Coffee Origins 2013 October 10 – 22, 2013 11am – 8pm Greenbelt 5, 2nd Level The Gallery Latte art October 16, 2013 2pm – 4pm Commune Coffee Shop, Makati City Latte Art (Third Wave Coffee) October 17,… Read More

Coffee Origins 2012

  HOW TO OPEN YOUR OWN COFFEE SHOP October 20, 2012 Enderun Colleges   EVENTS Coffee Origins October 4-14, 2012 Greenbelt 5 Gallery 5th National Coffee Summit October 5, 2012 AIM Conference Center Book launch: 4pm, October 4, 2012 Powerbooks Greenbelt “The Barista Manual” by Pacita U. Juan and Regina S. Francisco Opening Cocktails of… Read More

Coffee Origins festival set in October

From The Philippine Star Manila, Philippines – The 10th anniversary of the Philippine Coffee Board Inc. (PCBI) will be celebrated in its annual coffee festival dubbed “Coffee Origins”. The event, where thousands of cups of Philippine coffee are given for free to consumers, will run from Oct. 4 to 14 at the Greenbelt 5 gallery in… Read More

Coffee from Cordillera in demand

By Chit Juan, Philippine Daily Inquirer Call them heirloom varieties just like “old world” wine. Coffee in the Benguet, Mountain Province and Ifugao are some of the best Arabica coffee strains. Many coffee enthusiasts have cornered the markets in the Cordillera and most of the coffee are “spoken for” even before harvest starts around November… Read More

Fair trade pricing key to building Cordillera coffee brand

By Vincent Cabreza, Inquirer North Luzon LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—Coffee consumption in the country has grown almost as fast as coffee production has fallen in recent years. But fair trade, at least in upland communities where coffee beans grow best, appears to have remedied that imbalance. By making sure that coffee farmers get the right share… Read More